It is a well-known fact that state of the art for video is the 4K standard including HDR (High Dynamic Range). Music buffs say that this level of performance is achievable on movies and videos recorded on UHD Blu-Ray discs and by streaming 4K content from the latest Apple TV (G4), Roku Ultra, or Smart TV platforms.’
Are you aware that most scripted TV programming is still done in 2K HD but will look fantastic on sets supporting all the above standards.? Another TV technologist says that in order to get this on your screen, the signal path must be fully in compliance with the HDMI 2.0/ HDCP 2.2 (or better).
That means the source device, the HDMI switch built into your AV receiver, and the TV itself, as well as the HDMI interconnects, have to be ‘up to snuff. Most cable and satellite set-tops are also capable of delivering 4K content.