The Xperia Z5 Premium was the primary phone to function a 4K (2160 x 3840 pixel resolution) show. However, regardless of the headline-grabbing spec, the 4K a part of the phone may solely be used with Sony’s media apps. The remainder of the phone, together with house display screen and settings are all rendered in 1080p Full HD. The identical additionally applies to the XZ Premium, though a minimum of 4K video is supported via Amazon Video and YouTube.

However, what if you want to reap the benefits of that 4K display screen throughout all areas of your phone? Well a solution has existed for a long time, that entails the “adb shell” command to vary the resolution and show density (DPI). Doing this means that you would be able to run your phone natively in 4K resolution, nonetheless this doesn’t come with out perils.

While makes use of report that navigating across the house display screen is noticeably sharper, some apps could fit points (significantly with textual content showing smaller). A standard grievance is that enabling native 4K will continually crash the Phone Dialler app, though you may get round this with a 3rd social gathering app. There may be some slight efficiency points, nonetheless when you’re apprehensive about battery life taking a bit hit, most individuals recommend that there isn’t a big affect.

YouTube consumer Damir Franc not too long ago posted a easy tutorial on how you can change the Xperia XZ Premium resolution, which you’ll be able to take a look at beneath. You can even take a look at the supply hyperlinks beneath for additional info.

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