Dynamic Range Explained

Only screens and players outfitted with Dolby Vision decoding will be ready to present Dolby Vision’s ‘improved’ model of HDR. All of LG’s OLED units support it, as does Sony’s flagship A1E OLED . UHD screens without HDR compatibility will still show a 4K picture in SDR from an Ultra HD Blu-ray however they received’t have the flexibility to entry the HDR metadata carried within the picture. In fact, the overwhelming majority of LCD screens on sale aren’t geared up to ship the level of brightness required for a Premium badge so manufacturers are tending to easily promote non-premium models. HDR is an end-to-end expertise, so every step from creation to distribution to the display in your house needs to be HDR-compatible, which means that legacy TVs cannot show it...

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