Prior to its release in theaters and through broadcast tomorrow, HBO Max confirms details of how you’ll be able to watch Wonder Woman 1984 on the new Chromecast with Google TV. Unfortunately, this lacks Dolby Atmos support.
Google’s latest broadcast is a solid choice We praised its price A useful interface, moreover, it also supports most streaming formats for 4K and HDR. This includes Dolby Atmos, but unfortunately, HBO Max strangely lacks support for this audio format on Chromecast with Google TV.
On Support page, HBO Max details how and where you’ll be able to watch Wonder Woman 1984 in 4K HDR and this includes the new Chromecast with Google TV as well as Google’s Chromecast Ultra. Moreover, Android TVs, select Fire TVs, Apple TV 4K and Rokus capable can stream using Dolby Vision and HDR10 as long as the TV supports them.
The HBO Max app has added support for 4K HDR In the latest app update, But HBO specifically indicates that Chromecast with Google TV does not support Dolby Atmos, although the device itself does support this audio standard with other apps. HBO hasn’t identified the reason for the lack of support, which is odd Just Google Streamer is missing it.
Wonder Woman 1984 will be the first title on HBO Max available in 4K Ultra HD, HDR 10, Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos. 4K HDR viewing experience will be available on select 4K devices. Wonder Woman 1984 is also available in HD on everyone Supported devices.
Noticeable: Dolby Atmos is not available with Chromecast with Google TV.
It’s a shame it’s lacking Dolby Atmos on the new Chromecast, but we’re at least happy that 4K HDR will still be available. Hopefully, HBO Max will resolve any issues that occurred before the other big releases for the platform appeared this year.
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