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iPhone 4 YouTube question

juan370Z

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Mar 1, 2010
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I was wondering if in the new iPhone you could watch hq videos since it has such a gorgeous display I been looking around for this new feature but haven't found it anyone know? I know the htc Eco 4g has it I hope iPhone has it too
 

tac22

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Jun 16, 2009
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truthfully i don't know, but if it does, you can bet it uses a much worse quality over the cell network
 
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DetTigers

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Jun 28, 2010
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Just wondering if there is a way to watch YouTube videos in high quality on the new iPhone? I hope so! Anyone?
 
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M-5

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Jan 4, 2008
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I don't think it's possible natively on the 3G network, because the videos would probably take a really long time to load, so they are compressed for an almost instant stream.

On Wi-Fi the quality dramatically improves. Sometimes on my iPhone 3G, when I would be on Wi-Fi watching YouTube videos and turn off Wi-Fi and go back to YouTube to watch another video, they would load over 3G with Wi-Fi quality, but they would take a while to load.
 
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DetTigers

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Jun 28, 2010
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Ok thanks. On my droid they would automatically load in high quality when on wi-fi and you had the option to load in HQ on 3G it just took longer. I was hoping it would be the same on the iPhone but it doesn't look like it.
 
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specops

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Jun 29, 2007
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I pulled up one of my own youtube videos the other day to show a friend and i think it played it in 480p or 720p over the 3g network, it didnt look bad at all. So i think they changed it now?
 
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