Can RX100 VII output HDR HLG3 to a UHD TV?

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Enders Shadow
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Re: Can RX100 VII output HDR HLG3 to a UHD TV?

Brian Greenstone wrote:

So, my question is: is this the camera's fault because it's not properly sending the right data out through HDMI, or is it the Samsung's fault because the Sony data is only 8-bit? I've heard that some UHD sets will only accept 10-bit HDR data. They'll treat 8-bit as SDR. I'm not sure if my Samsung Q65 will accept 8-bit HDR streams or not.

Sony's 8-bit "HDR" video is non-standard. Only Sony's TVs and I believe some Xbox models will recognize it as HDR. You will need to open the video in a editor and save it as 10-bit to play it on your Samsung.

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