Netflix has been a powerhouse movie-streaming service for a while now, and its mobile apps have served as vital tools for watching movies and TV shows while on the go. However, Netflix’s mobile interface really isn’t anything to write home about, but it looks like that might change.
It appears that some mobile Netflix users have temporarily been seeing the new tablet-like user interface show up on their phones without no warning or update from the Google Play store. Eventually, the new look would go away and revert back to the old, regular user interface.
Some users that have been using the new interface are reporting that the app is still pretty laggy and doesn’t support landscape mode yet. Others are saying that icons are pixelated and sometimes won’t even load. However, there’s a handful of users that are saying that the new interface performs a lot better than the last.
In any case, we’ll just have to wait until Netflix officially updates their Android app with the new user interface before we can accurately judge its performance and design, but if it looks anything like the tablet version (which it clearly does), it’ll be an improvement over the old interface no matter how laggy it still is.
[via Droid Life]
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