Verizon Divvies Up Unlimited, Drops 1080p Video for Smartphones

Verizon tweaks prices cuts video quality on unlimited plans

But for now, mobile customers with high-res displays will have to deal with lesser quality video than ever before.

The change comes after other carriers, including AT&T and T-Mobile, began offering their own versions of unlimited data plans, which include restrictions on video quality or data speeds.

However, this morning, the provider has resorted to making some changes to its Unlimited plan.

Originally, the unlimited plan only had one kind and that's the $80 a month plan, which leads to $140 for two lines, and $200 for five lines. Streaming is limited to 480p on smartphones and 720p on tablets.

Subscribers who actually want to see high-definition video can get bumped to 720p on phones and 1080po on tablets in an $85 plan - the same video quality you now get for $5 more than you're now paying.

The biggest disappointment of all is that regardless of your current plan, all video streaming on Verizon will be limited to 720p for smartphones or 1080p for tablets.

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In short, you'll need to pay $10 more per month if you want higher quality video on your phone or tablet. You also get 720p video streaming, unlimited talk and text and calling, texting and data in both Canada and Mexico.

The basic plan gives you unlimited hotspot access, but only at a pokey 600Kbps. The 480p limit also applies to prepaid plans. Because most video is not yet offered in 4K, and most devices can not yet support 4K - conditions that are both changing rapidly, with new phones and new shows hitting the market every year. Now with the new three-tier plans, it is not clear if the company is limiting the bandwidth of all video platforms.

What do you think of Verizon's new idea? It means that for smartphone users on an unlimited plan, the video quality will be 420p.

Defending its position, Verizon reportedly said: "More than 96 percent of customers have not used 4K video". You can spring for the business or Beyond plans to get LTE speeds, but only for the first 10GB or 15GB, respectively.

"Unlike the relatively straightforward #unlimited plan that Verizon surprised customers with in February, these new monthly plans are chock-full of fine print and caveats", Chris Welch writes for The Verge.

But they're more than just names and prices.

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But of course that is mere speculation considering that it is actually hard to obtain good data on the wide array of the mobile networks.

The three new plans are Go Unlimited ($75 for one line), Beyond Unlimited ($85 for the first line) and Business Unlimited (various prices). Unlimited on Verizon gives you more choices on the network built for you.

"We're doing this to ensure all customers have a great experience on our network since there is no significant difference in quality on a smartphone or tablet when video is shown at higher resolutions", Verizon reasons.

Next, off we have the Beyond Unlimited plan which arrives with unlimited 4G LTE data.

Testing firm OpenSignal recently found that Verizon's "average LTE download test fell 2Mbps to 14.9 Mbps" in the months after its launch of unlimited data.

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