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    • Absolutely, Ultraflix offers a lot more 4K content than Netflix right now. However, most of us already have Netflix subscriptions, so this will help everyone get the most out of their current setup.

  1. So this is what I have streaming
    The IP is Comcast 90mbps, there’s only 3 of us in the house.
    My device: Tronsmart Vega Telos S95
    I use kodi and I pay $2.89 monthly for a Real-debrid account
    I have a Samsung 4k 3D UHD 65″ tv.
    It’s amazing the 4k video streams from ReleaseHub (kodi addon)
    In the tv test section there’s 4k tv shows. There’s x265 and 10 bit color.
    Dare Devil and many other 4k stuff to watch.
    My Tronsmart is a hell of a great box for streaming 4k.

    • Thanks for the info. I think I may have seen you’re name on debrid or another forum for the same issue. You inspired me man. I have wanted this to work on my TV so long, but the box, TV, and HDMI cable were so cheap, I didn’t think I’d be successful, and you inspired me to take the debrid plunge. Well worth it. Thanks, and cheers.

      • Bri is the man! He runs a Facebook group called Kodiholics if you want to get more info on streaming. You’ll also see me there too, so stop by and say hi!

        • I searched for this and couldn’t find it on Facebook. I’ve read for hrs on kodi boxes and can’t decide which one is best. I don’t mind spending the money to get a good box vs a cheep one. I think the shows I miss the most having cut the cord 1 year ago is history, and discovery and you just can’t watch these without paying a major subscriber… I’m hoping I can fill my addiction of these two with a kodi box. This has been a great read and keep up the good work on your reviews!!!


    • After extensive research I came across this post and read your comments. Based on the reaction of other to to your post, I feel it may be worth taking a chance and trying your methods.

      C. Lugo

  2. I have a 43″ 4K TV. It’s “Changhong” brand. Cost less than 300$, MXQ Plus android tv box 35$. I have WOW internet for 19.99/month for the slowest speed (20 mb/s). I followed Bri Smiths approach. I broke down and registered for Real Debrid. I got Kodi to play in 4K watching DareDevil. My TV info says it’s 1080p. I pressed “O” (oh) button and it said 1080p for output. I went into the display settings and manually changed the display output to 2160p 24hz. The tv box menu lagged, and the video output lagged even more, and the words didn’t match, but kodi, and my tv confirmed the output to be 2160p (yay sort of). I changed the tv box to 2160p 25hz and tried again. The menu still moves kind of slow, but MAN the 4K video works like a charm now. Mouth/words were in sync, and the picture is almost flawless. Thanks Bri, Real-Debrid, Kodi, and cheap internet, tv, android box. I can’t wait for more content.

    • Okay, okay, wait a minute. My brother has a 65″ Samsung 4k curved tv. He brings anywhere from 70 to 90 mbps at the television. He is waiting on an Android box to be delivered next week, having 3gigs of DD4 ram; 64 gigs of storage, Android 7.1 with H263; H264; H:265 and vp9 Codec. On the Android box he’s running now, rarely if ever, have we found an addon having 4k content that was watchable in Kodi. But what you’re saying is that it is necessary to change the default display settings on a tv box in order to watch a 4k movie on Kodi ?? It’s that simple?? Or did I misunderstand? If I didn’t misunderstand, is there any other settings that need changing in either both the tv box and/or the television? I’m beside myself. Thanks a bunch!!

  3. There is certainly a great deal to find out about this issue. I love all of the points you’ve made.

  4. This two Android TV-Boxes (Rippl-TV V2 and WeTek.core) have license for Widvine Level 1 and kann play all APPs like Youtube, Hulu, Netflix and so on with HD (1080p)

  5. Can you please confirm and add Xioami MI Box 3 International Edition (4K) in your review.

    As far as I’m aware it’s both Widevine level 1 and Netflix certified along with PlayReady 3.0, HDCP 2.2 capable so should be fine with Netflix 4K content.

  6. I’ve been using a Roku 2 to stream Netflix and Amazon for a couple of years. Recently, I became interested in “upgrading” my setup to an Android TV box, and after reading the articles on this site, I realize that I have made a LOT of invalid assumptions. One of the worst of these was that “any” Android TV box would stream Netflix in HD — not true. In fact, based on the information here, it looks like if I want to move to a true Android TV box, it’ll have to be either Amazon Fire or NVIDIA Shield. Alternatively, I’d have to retain my current Roku setup to be able to continue accessing Netflix, which would kind of defeat the purpose of Kodi being my “media center”.

    To get a feel for Kodi, I installed Kodi 17.3 on my Mac (High Sierra, 10.13.1) as well as a couple of popular add-on’s (e.g., Covenant). This little exercise revealed something else I didn’t realize: although there is a lot of content out there, most of it is 720p and SD; 1080p is the exception rather than the rule. Hence, if I plan on watching content via Kodi and add-on’s, I’ll have to be willing to settle for a max resolution of 720p in most cases.

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