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Pixelated black screens with Samsung 4K tv

May 10, 2016 6:24PM PDT

I have a samsung js7000 4K tv. Whenever watching dark scenes through cable or Netflix the blacks/greys always appear super pixelated and blotchy. Bright scenes are perfectly fine.

Has anyone else noticed this issue? I have my picture set to 'dynamic' otherwise unchanged.

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I've seen that.
May 10, 2016 6:35PM PDT

Fix? Move to 4K BluRay content. It won't stop bad content but pixelation like you noted is sadly part of the compression game streaming services must employ. So the only way out is to move to less compressed content like the new 4K players and hard media.

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Streaming device
May 10, 2016 6:42PM PDT

Would the device I stream the media on meme a difference then? I.e. Streaming HBO go through the in tv app or cable box versus an nvidia shield (4K streaming).

Or is it a component of the media itself (HBO show)

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Only one way to tell.
May 10, 2016 7:10PM PDT

Get some 4K player and media for a test drive. I'm seeing so much encoding and other digital noise on the sources (even in non UHD) that what I think is going on is that folk expected perfect displays. Something cinema like in quality. We're not there yet.

If this is your only exposure to this content and issue you may be in for a rough time for a bit.

Or why not just call Samsung and ask for a fix? They may explain it better than me.

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