I am " patiently " waiting to upgrade my display and would appreciate your thoughts on HDMI 2.1 and Display Port 1.4 Will the former be available via a software upgrade? Do we have to wait for CES 2017?Just picking up on the comment about dynamic metadata, does that mean that HDMI 2.1 will definitely be needed and does that also mean that no current TV or receiver will have the necessary port to handle it?
I had been planning to get the 65E6 but all this talk of HDMI 2.1 is really putting me off purchasing until this issue has been conclusively resolved
I was just about to post that myself. This means that only Samsung's KS line are UHD Premium certified as the rest seem to clip at 1000 nits.Interesting article thanks, this line in particular I found interesting:
"Under the UHD Alliance guidelines for Ultra HD Premium certification an HDR TV must be able to tone map out to 4,000 nits without clipping"
Interestingly it seems that lots of the TVs with that certification are actually clipping at a much lower value than this in various tests recently (most of them seem to clip at the top end of what they can natively handle) - or am I misunderstanding this?
So either they got the certification with a different firmware for testing or the UHD Alliance tested them differently?
That's what I was thinking - there has to be another test the UHDA uses or maybe it's not a mandatory test? Certainly raises an interesting point as like you say in the recent shootouts only the Samsung could map up to 4000 nits.I was just about to post the myself. This means that only Samsung's KS line are UHD Premium certified as the rest seen to clip at 1000 nits.
While I agree with you, DV costs money and so far manufactures in general seem to be unwilling to pay for it. IF HDR20 or whatever the dynamic metadata version is called is also free which is aided by DV, then there is nothing to suggest DV will fly and be the defacto version.I personally think omitting Dolby Vision because there isn't much content out there for it isn't a smart move... How long do people keep these TV's 4/5/6 years? I would suspect a year from now we will have DV players and there will be more and more DV content on Netflix and Amazon. If your keeping a tv for 5 years id much rather have a future proof LG with DV that not have it. Not to mention 3D movies are still releasing and the Jungle book that just came out looks amazing on the E6 and its my preferred way to watch it so clearly there is still a point to having 3D.
Just read through this press release on the UHD Alliance's website and nothing is mentioned about clipping anything over 1000 nits.That's what I was thinking - there has to be another test the UHDA uses or maybe it's not a mandatory test? Certainly raises an interesting point as like you say in the recent shootouts only the Samsung could map up to 4000 nits.
It's not mentioned in this link as required for certification (I don't know how exhaustive this is though):
What is UHD Alliance Premium Certified?