Aa Bhi Jaa, a song from the album Raunaq, is India’s first 4K music video on YouTube. The album is a collaboration between AR Rahman and Kapil Sibal. Also Read - No, Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter and Instagram will not stop working in India (Not right now)
“It’s first time in India and we are extremely excited to be launching this video,” Sony Music India’s Sanujeet Bhujabal said in a statement. “This version has not been used even in Bollywood films and watching a video in this ultra high definition format is an immersive experience in itself.” Also Read - YouTube down for users globally [Update: Issue fixed]
As seen in the above photo, if you have a 4K display, you can select 2160p in the playback settings. As you can expect, you will need a very fast connection to play a 4K video without buffering. Aa Bhi Jaa has been sung by Jonita Gandhi with lyrics from Kapil Sibal, and the music video features actors like Yami Gautam and Muzammil Ibrahim. Also Read - YouTube mobile app for Android, iOS gets video resolution controls
YouTube had announced support for 4K videos at VidCon conference in 2010. These ultra high definition videos are roughly four time the size of plain old 1080p ones.
The Aa Bhi Jaa music video is embedded below.