Netflix experiment lets you watch movies at 1.5 times the speed


The 'speed up' option is available on Android mobile devices, but Netflix cautioned that it may not become a permanent feature. — Dreamstime/TNS

Netflix Inc is experimenting with a feature that lets viewers watch movies at up to 1.5 times the usual speed, testing an approach that has become popular with podcasts and YouTube clips.

The option is available on Android mobile devices, but Netflix cautioned that it may not become a permanent feature. "We’re always experimenting with new ways to help members use Netflix,” the company said in a statement Oct 28. The Android Police website previously reported on the test.

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