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Is YouTube TV 4K Worth It?- Everything You Need To Know

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To view live sports or stream movies to on-demand TV shows, the YouTube TV 4K Plus plan offers 4K resolution for some of the content like this to its viewers.
However, it is said that users didn't find it apt as the plan has extra cost but the content on 4k plus is not enough compared to its extra cost.
Additionally, the YouTube 4K Plus plan may be worth it ifwant to enjoy live sports on your advanced TV, but for streaming movies and shows, Netflix and Amazon Prime a better choices.

Is YouTube TV 4K Worth It?

 Previously, FuboTV had some, and YouTube TV has now joined the 4K party with its 4K Plus add-on. You'll see right away that Hulu With Live TV, which is its main rival, clearly lacks 4K on the live front when you compare it to YouTube TV. The following three main features you receive with the YouTube TV 4K Plus add-on clearly assist in justifying the cost:
  • The capacity to watch as many streams as you'd want over your home network.
  • 4K resolution is used in some content.
  • The capacity for mobile devices to watch recorded TV shows and movies without an internet connection.
Those are the key points, but let's dig a little further. Here is all the information you need to know about 4K streaming on YouTube TV. [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="1200"]YouTube TV channels and networks, cost, devices and more | Tom's Guide Image credit- Tom's Guide[/caption]

How to add YouTube TV 4K

Basically, to view anything in 4K, you must already have a YouTube TV subscription. As of September 2023, that costs $73 per month (plus tax). Although the 4K Plus add-on costs an additional $10 per month, you can really obtain the first full year for less money. You'll have to pay the whole amount after that. Therefore, adding 4K to your YouTube TV subscription will cost you a total of $78 per month for the first year, then $83 per month after that, with no other add-ons. Also read: How to Activate or Disactivate Autoplay on YouTube Music Additionally, you'll need to access your YouTube TV account from a web browser in order to add the 4K Plus add-on to your monthly subscription price.
  • Select Settings, followed by Membership, by clicking your avatar in the top right corner.
  • Find the 4K Plus add-on and then include it.
  • Also, if you decide you no longer want the 4K Plus add-on, you may easily cancel it there.

What content is available on YouTube TV in 4K?

Not everything on YouTube TV is automatically upscaled to a higher resolution when the 4K Plus add-on is added. It just doesn't work that way. To properly use that portion of the add-on, the content must still be accessible in 4K quality. The content that is offered in 4K resolution can be divided into two groups: on-demand and live. There are many shows from Discovery, FX, Tastemade, and Nat Geo that are available on demand. [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="1000"]How to Set up YouTube TV and Customize Your Account Image credit Business Insider[/caption] But when it comes to live events, 4K content really shines. You can watch live games and events from ESPN, Fox Sports, and NBC Sports on that page. The English Premier League and college football are two examples of fall sports. Even though there aren't many sports in 4K right now. Still, the Home tab on YouTube TV and the 4K filter are the ideal places to go to see what's coming ahead.

Which devices are compatible with YouTube TV in 4K?

Of course, not all equipment supports 4K resolution (and your TV must have a 4K panel as well). The following gadgets support YouTube TV in 4K officially:
  • 4K smart TVs running Android TV
  • Smart TVs from Samsung, LG, and Hisense, from 2016 or newer
  • Chromecast with Google TV
  • 4K Roku streaming players
  • Apple TV 4K (2021)
  • PlayStation 4 Pro
  • Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K
  • Nvidia Shield
Web browsers are obviously not included on that list, despite the fact that 4K monitors are currently available at reasonable prices. YouTube TV's highest resolution is 1080p. It's also important to note that the 2017 Apple TV 4K model is not included in this list, even though we are starting to see some material made available for that older model in its native 3480 x 2160 resolution.

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