Panasonic has released a new firmware update for its 2015 CX800
TV Series to support the playback of HDR (High Dynamic Range)
CLICK HERE for instructions on how to install
the update on CX800 TVs.
What is High Dynamic Range (HDR)?
Films and TV programmes which have been shot in High Dynamic
Range appear much closer to the way your eyes see the real world.
This is because HDR content is recorded using a Perceptual
Quantiser curve that's based on the characteristics of human sight.
The results are images with greater detail, texture, depth, and
This new level of realism has been achieved because of the way
HDR expands contrast ratio and colour accuracy. The bright parts of
the image become so much brighter, giving images more depth.
Meanwhile the colour range has also been expanded to show more
shades so that true colour is depicted on the screen as it is in