Netflix has announced that it has a new codec to compress it’s videos and it’s 20% more efficient meaning 20% less data consumed. As we all have seen our data fly by really quickly while watching our favorite shows, this may change now. However it’s not yet available for all the show’s on the site but eventually it will be there for all.
Its new coded AV1 which has 20% improved compression over the VP9 codecs it’s easy to active granted the show that you want has it enabled. All you need to do is select ‘Data Saver’ button when watching your content. And there bam, you now save 20% of your precious mobile data.