Watch DVD and HD Widescreen Movies on iPhone 5 at 16:9 Screen Ratio
The display of the 6th generation Apple smartphone - iPhone 5 is "slightly taller than the iPhone 4S screen. It has a 1135 X 640 (326 pixels per inch) pixel resolution and a 16:9 screen ratio. That ratio will make it better for watching widescreen movies."
How to Watch Widescreen Movies on iPhone 5
iPhone 5 provides five specification ratios: 480x320, 960x640, 1024x768, 2048x1536, 1136x640 and three resolutions 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 to watch videos. The newly added 1136x640 of 16:9 resolution will support better enjoyment of 16:9 widescreen movie video enjoyment.
Method 1: Watch Widescreen Videos on iPhone 5 on Line
People can watch HD videos on line on Netflix, YouTube, and Hulu. Or buy videos and movies on the iTunes Store. But this may be not fit for the situation when there is no network or when the available network is not smooth and fast enough.
Method 2: Watch Widescreen DVDs on iPhone 5
You may feel strange that DVD and iPhone 5 are nothing relevant. Actually, although we cannot play DVD on iPhone 5 directly, we can watch DVD videos on it instead. Because we can convert on PC (Windows OS) any DVD to iPhone 5 supported video formats like MP4 and H.264 through WinX DVD Ripper Platinum. See the UI below:
Rip DVD to iPhone 5
But if you are using Mac computer (Mac OS), you should use the DVD to iPhone5 ripper for Mac, which works perfectly on Mac OS X Tiger/Leopard/Snow Leopard, and even OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion.
Learn: How to rip DVD to iPhone 5
Method 3: Watch HD Widescreen Video on iPhone 5
HD video refers to High Definition video such as Matroska (MKV), AVCHD (MTS, M2TS), H.264, QT HD (HD MOV), HD WMV, etc, as well as videos coming from Blu-ray, HD camcorder, HDTV and so on at 720P, 1080i and 1080P generally.
However, most of these videos cannot be played on iPhone 5 directly due to Apple's restriction in video format. So WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe is here to help. With this HD video conversion software, any HD (also standard) videos can be converted and played on iPhone 5 widescreen Retina Display.
Convert HD Video to iPhone 5
Tips: How to Save iPhone/5 Space
Although iPhone 5 has up to 64 GB storage, it is not enough to contain all media files especially because it does not add support to microSD card.
Solution: Try to store all music and video files in iTunes Match instead of on the phone, and also make good use of free media streamer app Air Playit to stream any HD Widescreen movie (16:9) to iPhone 5/44S/4/3GS/3G. By doing so, you do not have to worry about iPhone 5 storage at all.
Note: The software developer only advocates copying DVDs for personal use and suggests referring to the DVD copyright laws in your countries before doing it.
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