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Vizio TV update helps you play HDR Blu-ray movies

Engadget Engadget 10/08/2016 Jon Fingas

Your shiny new Vizio TV just became much more useful for playing high dynamic range movies. Vizio is in the midst of rolling out an update to its SmartCast M- and P-Series sets that adds the HDR10 support you need to play HDR Blu-ray movies on current Ultra HD players from the likes of Philips and Samsung. While the sets already supported HDR, they were relying solely on Dolby Vision -- more advanced, but not ubiquitous.

This won't guarantee that Vizio TVs will show HDR video from any and all Ultra HD Blu-ray players. However, the newly acquired firm promises that it'll "further expand support" as HDR-capable players show up. If all goes well, you won't have to worry about your choices of formats or hardware when looking for vibrant videos.

Vizio (PR Newswire)

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