Samsung has announced that its 2019 range of 8K TVs will soon be the first to display the HDR10 + dynamic video format in the ultra high resolution of 8K.
Coinciding with the IFA 2019 technology exhibition, the world's largest television manufacturer has partnered with a number of broadcast services across Europe, including CHILI, MEGAGOGO and The Explorers, to start showing HDR10 + 8K content.
HDR10 + is a competing HDR format from Dolby Vision, which also uses dynamic metadata to improve and modify image settings throughout compatible movies and television programs, to optimize the image of each scene. This is different from the normal HDR10 format, which uses the same general settings throughout the video.
The 8K version of the format is now compatible with Samsung 4K TVs and all QLED TVs in the Samsung 2019 TV range.
There is However, it is not known when this 8K content will be released, and naturally only They can be seen by those of you with a Samsung 8K TV, such as the Samsung Q950R 8K QLED or Samsung Q900R 8K QLED, and with high-speed bandwidth to reproduce all those beautiful 8K pixels.
What about Amazon Prime?
Samsung has named three major TV broadcast providers in Europe, and others like Rakuten TV are likely to join the fray, according to Samsung's own press release.  However, it is interesting that Amazon Prime Video, probably the best known streaming service to support the HDR10 + format, unlike the Dolby Vision-compatible Netflix platform, is not included in this list of OTT providers (over- the-top)
It may be that negotiations with the retail and transmission giant are still ongoing. But since there is so little 8K content available anywhere Amazon may be waiting for a larger catalog before joining Samsung's plans.
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