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Is HDR compatible to FullHD?

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I am considering a new display for my PS4 Pro. The one I have at the top of my list has is HDR and UHD capable. But I am wondering if UHD (4K) is a requirement for HDR or can it be enabled for lower resolutions too? I can't think of any reason why it shouldn't work but maybe there are some limitations.

 

Before you ask, the reason is that I might need to switch to FHD for certain games depending on the interface. This is simply because I don't have room for a huge display, in fact anything above 32" is simply too big. Being a PC gamer I use a desktop and not a couch setup. I don't even have a couch! And that's why I am most likely going to buy is a 27" 4k display. And the problem is that UHD on such a small screen, compared to TVs is rather small due to the very high DPI. But I digress.

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HDR won't work on anything less than a 4K Display with HDR/Dolby Vision Compatibility.

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I am aware of this but you can switch to lower resolution on a 4k display. So the question is if HDR will still work then.

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Providing your Display is HDR or Dolby Vision certified, it doesn't matter what resolution you set it to as the HDR will work regardless - it just won't look as good.

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HDR is such a big thing and is often over looked with so much emphasis placed on 4k this and 4k that.

 

The lighting differences with HDR enabled are often breath taking and worth owning a PS4 Pro for on its own.

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Hdr has nothing to do with resolution and can be had on a 720p screen according to uhd premium specifications.

 

Though youll be hard pressed find anything with proper hdr support at 32" or 1080p.

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@CyberJapanGamer I agree or I hope I will once I get my a display

 

@x7eight I thought as much, but like it is sometimes with tech there might be some weird limitations in place that prevent something for some strange reason. In any case this should clear things up. All I need now is to wait till November and hope I can get a nice deal when all the crazy sales are happening. :)

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54 minutes ago, CyberJapanGamer said:

The lighting differences with HDR enabled are often breath taking and worth owning a PS4 Pro for on its own.

Actually a regular ps4 also has HDR but the pro has its other advantages

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When you see the HDR logo in the top right hand corner of the screen as a  game loads then you know you have it.

 

 

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On 06.10.2018 at 9:52 PM, HuntingFever said:

HDR won't work on anything less than a 4K Display with HDR/Dolby Vision Compatibility.

 

That’s not entirely true. There’re 1080p TVs with HDR support, eg this one from LG and more. They are just less common than 4K models.

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1 hour ago, Se7en said:

 

That’s not entirely true. There’re 1080p TVs with HDR support, eg this one from LG and more. They are just less common than 4K models.

In that case I stand corrected, as I was unaware such devices existed :).

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