Windows Phone 8 users will be glad to know that Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) has updated its application that works with this type of phone, so users can watch video in 720p playback on certain phones. This update will remove the black bar from
This newly released application is the first of its kind for the Windows Phone 8 platform. Although this update is free to download, it requires a Netflix account to activate it.
Before this new application, Windows Phone 8 users had to use the application built for the Windows Phone 7.5. The previous version meant that the users had to watch shows and movies in 5:3 aspect ratio at a 800×480 resolution.