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Settings for viewing pictures through HDMI input with higher quality

To display a picture from a device connected to the HDMI input terminal in a higher quality HDMI format*1, set [HDMI signal format] in [External inputs].
*1 Such as 8K, 4K 100/120 Hz, 4K 60p 4:2:0 10 bit, 4K 60p 4:4:4, or 4:2:2

HDMI signal format

To change the HDMI signal format setting, press the (Quick Settings) button on the remote control, then select [Settings] — [Channels & Inputs] — [External inputs] — [HDMI signal format] — the HDMI input you want to set.
Follow the on-screen instructions, and set the HDMI signal format from the HDMI input terminal to a suitable format below. Available HDMI signal formats depend on your model.

  • Standard format
  • Enhanced format
  • Enhanced format (Dolby Vision)
  • Enhanced format (4K120, 8K)
  • Enhanced format (VRR)

Note

  • Support for the display of 4K 100/120 Hz and 8K picture depends on your model/region/country.
  • Support for the Variable Refresh Rate (VRR) feature depends on your model.
  • When using Enhanced format, picture and sound may not be output correctly. In this case, connect the device to an HDMI IN that is in [Standard format], or change the HDMI signal format of HDMI IN to [Standard format].
  • Only set to Enhanced format when using compatible devices.
  • When you watch 4K picture with High-Quality, use a Premium High Speed HDMI Cable(s) that supports speeds of 18 Gbps. For details on a Premium High Speed HDMI Cable(s) that supports 18 Gbps, refer to the cable specifications.
  • To display 4K 100/120 Hz or 8K picture, an Ultra High Speed HDMI Cable that supports 48 Gbps is required. Refer to the cable specifications to find out whether a cable supports 48 Gbps.