PS5’s HDR problem on Samsung TVs is finally being fixed – but not until March PS5


If you’ve a new Samsung TV, in addition to a PS5 sport console, you’ll have spotted some problems seeking to get the most efficient from your {hardware}. Have no concern, alternatively, because the problem is set to be resolved by means of a PS5 firmware replace in March 2021.

The PS5-specific factor turns out to have avoided gamers from getting (*4*)HDR onscreen in addition to 4K/120Hz play, forcing any person taking part in on a Samsung TV to select one possibility over the opposite.


This will handiest have affected a restricted selection of players, after all, for the reason that few PS5 video games toughen 4K/120Hz these days, and handiest Samsung TV homeowners may have had the problem. Still, it is a teething ache that we are positive other folks will probably be happy to look resolved.

As reported by means of Forbes, the repair was once showed by means of a moderator on (*1*)Samsung’s EU group site, declaring in German that the problem in fact lay within the Sony PS5 moderately than Samsung’s televisions.

A more or less translated model states: “The error was once localized and Sony is anticipated to unencumber an replace in March to make 4K 120 Hz HDR imaginable. Please stay your PlayStation 5 up to the moment with the most recent instrument. The TV does not want a instrument replace (but we advise that you just all the time stay the instrument up-to-date for causes of balance and safety). The TV does not need to be repaired both, so you do not want to touch toughen.”

In the intervening time, alternatively, “As a workaround, you’ll both scale back the body fee to 60 Hertz or transfer off HDR.”

Early days

With the PS5 – and its Microsoft-made competitor, the Xbox Series X – having introduced but a couple of months in the past, in November 2021, it is nonetheless early days for next-gen console gaming. TV makers are nonetheless making an attempt to catch as much as the releases, too, now that many expect gaming PC-quality studies on their house televisions.

This most likely would possibly not be the one next-gen console factor difficult a repair within the coming yr, regardless that so long as we do not revisit the times of the ‘purple ring of dying’ on the Xbox 360 – the irritating error that noticed numerous Xbox gadgets recalled, together with two owned by means of this creator – we are counting ourselves beautiful lucky.

Want to understand what new Samsung TVs are within the works for this yr? Check out our in-depth video under:


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