Article ID : 00123839 / Last Modified : 12/20/2020

Netflix Internet speed recommendations including playing videos in HD or 4K Ultra HD

    Below are the Internet download speed recommendations per stream for playing movies and TV shows through Netflix.

    NOTE: To display the resolution of a Netflix video, press the Display button on the supplied remote control of the device during playback of a movie or video.

    • 0.5 Megabits per second - Required broadband connection speed.
    • 1.5 Megabits per second - Recommended broadband connection speed.
    • 3.0 Megabits per second - Recommended for SD quality.
    • 5.0 Megabits per second - Recommended for HD quality.
    • 25 Megabits per second - Recommended for Ultra HD quality.

      NOTE: In order to watch an Ultra HD content, a Sony 4K TV or FMP-X10 4K Ultra HD media player is required. Visit our Sony Store for the latest information or to purchase a Sony 4K TV or 4K media player.

    This information and information regarding Netflix playback settings and Netflix bandwidth usage is available from the Netflix Help Center website.