Amazon & Netflix 4K Content: HDR, Dolby Atmos & Dolby Vision Guide

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Before we delve into these titles I think a brief introduction to these exciting new formats is in order, after all not all of us keep up to date with the latest technological trends.

However, if you prefer to just skip to the good stuff and by that, I, of course, mean the Netflix 4K HDR/Dolby Vision/Dolby Atmos list that 90% of you have come here to see click here! instead.

10k UHD

4K UHD TV sets are becoming more and more common in the household these days it seems as if the increased resolution format is starting to become the norm as it was back in the days of the leap to HD from SDR.

Many of these new sets also support the HDR10 bit colour garment which features High-dynamic-range imaging techniques, these produce a greater dynamic range of luminosity & shadows than is possible with TV sets that do not support it (this includes the more basic 4K only TV sets).

The Dolby Vision HDR12 bit format, on the other hand, is the very latest in HDR technology featuring significantly increased colour range and a sharper contrast between highlights and shadows. This delivers picture quality that is much more vivid and lifelike, a visual representation of how this may look can be seen below.

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HDR 10 vs HDR 12 dolby vision

So with all this great technology now available to us how is it we can benefit from this new format, what HDR titles are readily available to us? Well, recently I reached out to 2 of the biggest streaming services in the world Netflix & Amazon to find out what content they have that are 4K and support the HDR/Dolby Vision colour garment.

Amazon Prime UK were happy to provide this list to us of their current 4K HDR titles. I can confirm that these titles are indeed 4K HDR, I am however unable to
confirm if these titles support the Dolby Vision 12-bit colour garment.

hdr 10 plus

Amazon of course house a huge selection of 4K movie titles to rent or buy on their streaming service, so this list below is only what is provided by an Amazon Prime membership.

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Amazon 4K HDR Title List [Updated 01/06/2018]

I need to make the readers aware now that Amazon has not released any 4K HDR content that I am aware of in 2018, which is shocking given how much Netflix 4K HDR this is right now. I am no longer keeping this list up to date until there some significant developments around the Amazon Video platform.

  • Lore
  • The Tick
  • The Last Tycoon
  • Le Mans: Racing Is Everything
  • I Love Dick
  • Sneaky Pete
  • Patriot
  • Long Strange Trip
  • You Are Wanted
  • Bosch
  • Hand Of God
  • The Grand Tour
  • Z: The Beginning Of Everything
  • Goliath
  • Good Girls Revolt
  • Just Add Magic
  • The Man In The High Castle
  • Mad Dogs
  • Mozart in the Jungle
  • Transparent
  • Red Oaks
Amazon prime HDR

Although I personally own an LG OLED C7 4K Dolby Vision TV set none of these titles carries the Dolby Vision logo when watching, I also checked using my Apple TV 4K to rule out an app problem, but I still had the HDR logo.

We proceeded by reaching out to Amazon regarding more clarification on their support for HDR Dolby Vision content.

Following a direct quote from the Amazon representative “Please be informed that Dolby Vision replaces an HDR title on Dolby Vision compatible devices, for Dolby Vision enabled content.” This would mean then none of their HDR titles are Dolby Vision compatible.

It looks as if Amazon is now shying away from Dolby Vision content and are instead focusing their attention in supporting the Samsung led HDR10+, this is in all likelihood due to trying to reduce the costs involved in paying the licensing fee for Dolby Vision content.

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But then again it’s not like the mega-company Amazon are short on cash, so although this move seems surprising it does make sense as feedback from our readers suggests that only 1 or 2 seasons of shows are Dolby Vision enabled and if Amazon is paying a license fee for just that, the move makes sense from a cost-effective standpoint.

It’s worth noting though that it would help a great deal if Amazons representatives were a little more clued up in the company’s grander plans in providing its customers HDR content through Amazon Prime, clarity on what instore is very vague for the streaming service.

What is HDR10+ content?

HDR10+ is an improvement over HDR, the improvement comes in the form of dynamic metadata. HDR currently contains only static metadata in its video stream, whereas HDR10+ allows for the use of dynamic data. Simply put dynamic metadata allows for a frame by frame colour adjustments in real-time.

This, in turn, means that those HDR settings are adjusted automatically corresponding to the on-screen image, allowing us to get the most of HDR10+ supported content. Dolby Vision already contains dynamic metadata and for companies unwilling to pay Dolby’s licensing fee to create content in the highest quality available, HDR10+ is the next best thing.

However, it is worth noting that Dolby Vision content is still superior given that 12-bit colour allows for a colour range of 4096 compared to HDRs 10-bit colour range of 1024.

Amazons future for HDR10+ Content

With Amazon now publicly adopting the aforementioned HDR10+ colour format it will theoretically allow wider overall support from TV manufacturers, as only LG and a select few Sony TV’s actually supporting the Dolby Vision colour format, leaving out big names such as Samsung, Philips and Panasonic. These last 4 manufacturers are all on board to support the HDR10+ colour format in their 2018 range of TV’s, which as I mentioned, in theory, opens up more opportunities for Amazon now.

Amazons HDR content has been thin on the ground in 2017 and it hasn’t changed much over those 12 months so maybe being an early adopter of the new HDR10+ colour format in 2018 will be the push the company needs to face off against the undoubtedly superior HDR – Dolby Vision supported content streaming service Netflix.

Guardians of the Galaxy 2 HDR
Courtesy of Jake Bates

We also reached out to Netflix on two separate occasions and although we have yet to receive any correspondence back we harbour no ill will against the streaming giant. Thus I have painstakingly looked through the vast Netflix 4K library and I can confirm that these titles support HDR and Dolby Vision if your TV set supports it.

Netflix HDR/Dolby Vision

It’s worth noting here as well that a few select Dolby Vision titles below also support Dolby Atmos. I have added in brackets when supported, all other titles support the standard 5.1 Dolby Digital format.
Titles marked with asterisks * are not presented in HDR/Dolby Vision, but do support
the Dolby Atmos sound format.

Netflix 4K HDR/Dolby Vision Title List [Updated 10/10/2020]

  • The Haunting Of Bly Manor (Dolby Atmos)
  • Hubie Halloween (Dolby Atmos)
  • Enola Holmes (Dolby Atmos)
  • David Attenborough: A Life On Our Planet (Dolby Atmos)
  • The Boys In The Band (Dolby Atmos)
  • The Duchess (Dolby Atmos)
  • Get Organized With Home Edit
  • Julie And The Phantoms
  • The Sleepover (Dolby Atmos)
  • Challenger: The Final Flight
  • I’m Thinking Of Ending Things
  • All The Bright Places
  • The Midnight Gospel
  • (Un)Well
  • The Old Guard (Dolby Atmos)
  • Eurovision Song Contest The Story Of The Fire Saga (Dolby Atmos)
  • Warrior Nun (Dolby Atmos)
  • Dracula
  • Unsolved Mysteries
  • The Last Days Of American Crime (Dolby Atmos)
  • Desperados (Dolby Atmos)
  • Southern Survival (Dolby Atmos)
  • Night On Earth
  • DA 5 Bloods (Dolby Atmos)
  • Space Force (Dolby Atmos)
  • Snowpiercer (Dolby Atmos)
  • Betaal (Dolby Atmos)
  • White Lines (Dolby Atmos)
  • Hollywood (Dolby Atmos)
  • Dangerous Lies (Dolby Atmos)
  • Guilty
  • The Wrong Missy
  • Ghost In The Shell SAC_2045 (Dolby Atmos)
  • Intuition
  • Hannah Gadsby Douglas
  • Never Have I Ever
  • Control Z
  • Sweet Magnolias (Dolby Atmos)
  • The Half Of It (Dolby Atmos)
  • All Day And A Night (Dolby Atmos)
  • Summertime
  • Becoming (Dolby Atmos)
  • Spenser Confidential (Dolby Atmos)
  • The Letter For The King (Dolby Atmos)
  • Dare Me
  • The I-Land (Dolby Atmos)
  • Elite
  • Peaky Blinder (S5) (Dolby Atmos)
  • Formula 1: Drive To Survive
  • Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem And Madness (Dolby Atmos)
  • Lock & Key (Dolby Atmos)
  • October Faction (Dolby Atmos)
  • The Stranger
  • Uncut Gems (Dolby Atmos)
  • To All The Boys P.S. I Still Love You
  • Ragnarok
  • The Witcher (Dolby Atmos)
  • 6 Underground (Dolby Atmos)
  • Spinning Out (Dolby Atmos)
  • Messiah (Dolby Atmos)
  • V Wars (Dolby Atmos)
  • Cheer
  • The Irishman (Dolby Atmos)
  • Marriage Story
  • The Two Popes (Dolby Atmos)
  • Virgin River (Dolby Atmos)
  • Soundtrack (Dolby Atmos)
  • Jack Whitehall: Christmas With My Father
  • Klaus (Dolby Atmos)
  • Earthquake Bird (Dolby Atmos)
  • The Devil Next Door
  • Fractured (Dolby Atmos)
  • Rattlesnake (Dolby Atmos)
  • Let It Snow
  • American Son (Dolby Atmos)
  • The King (Dolby Atmos)
  • Daybreak (Dolby Atmos)
  • El Camino (Dolby Atmos)
  • Living With Yourself
  • Holiday  In The Wild (Dolby Atmos)
  • Top Boy (Dolby Atmos)
  • Unbelievable
  • Dolemite Is My Name (Dolby Atmos)
  • In The Tall Grass (Dolby Atmos)
  • The Politician
  • The Crown
  • Raising Dion (Dolby Atmos)
  • Rotten
  • Tall Girl
  • Criminal United Kingdom (Dolby Atmos)
  • In The Shadow Of The Moon (Dolby Atmos)
  • The Dark Crystal Age Of Resistance (Dolby Atmos)
  • Falling INN Love
  • WU Assassins (Dolby Atmos)
  • Sextuplets (Dolby Atmos)
  • Another Life (Dolby Atmos)
  • Point Blank (Dolby Atmos)
  • Dave Chappelle Sticks & Stones (Dolby Atmos)
  • Knights Of The Zodiac Saint Seiya
  • Anima
  • Secret Obsession (Dolby Atmos)
  • Murder Mystery
  • Trinkets (Dolby Atmos)
  • Mr.Iglesias
  • The Black Godfather (Dolby Atmos)
  • Tales Of The City
  • Rim Of The World (Dolby Atmos)
  • Always Be My Maybe
  • What If
  • When They See Us (Dolby Atmos)
  • The Cloverfield Paradox (Dolby Atmos)
  • The Wondering Earth (Dolby Atmos)
  • The Society (Dolby Atmos)
  • Lucifer
  • Malibu Rescue
  • Wine Country
  • Good Sam (Dolby Atmos)
  • Rotten
  • Dead To Me
  • Chambers (Dolby Atmos)
  • No Good Nick
  • Our Planet (Dolby Atmos)
  • Springsteen On Broadway
  • Black Summer (Dolby Atmos)
  • No Good Nick
  • The Highway Men (Dolby Atmos)
  • Taylor Swift Reputation Stadium Tour (Dolby Atmos)
  • Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias
  • Ellen Degeneres Relatable (Dolby Atmos)
  • Ultraman
  • Triple Frontier (Dolby Atmos)
  • Huge in France (Dolby Atmos)
  • Kevin Hart Irresponsible
  • Love Death + Robots (Dolby Atmos)
  • The Order (Dolby Atmos)
  • Turn Up Charlie (Dolby Atmos)
  • The Disappearance Of Madeleine Mc Cann
  • High Flying Bird
  • After Life
  • The Umbrella Academy
  • Nightflyers
  • Dirty John
  • Losers
  • Velvet Buzzsaw (Dolby Atmos)
  • Russian Doll
  • Polar (Dolby Atmos)
  • Pirates Of The Carribean – Dead Men Tell No Tales
  • Guardians Of The Galaxy 2 (Dolby Atmos)
  • Sex Education
  • Mowgli Legend Of The Jungle (Dolby Atmos)
  • Bird Box (Dolby Atmos)
  • Travellers (Dolby Atmos)
  • The Christmas Chronicles (Dolby Atmos)
  • Narcos: Mexico
  • Roma (Dolby Atmos)
  • The Other Side Of The Wind
  • The Final Table
  • Perfume
  • The Innocent Man
  • The Kominsky Method
  • Outlaw King (Dolby Atmos)
  • The Good Cop
  • The Ballad Of Buster Scruggs
  • Medal Of Honor
  • Reversing Roe
  • Rilakkuma And Kaoru
  • Best. Worst. Weekend. Ever.
  • Dogs (Dolby Atmos)
  • Prince Of Peoria
  • The Prince of Peoria A Christmas Moose Miracle
  • Trevor Noah – Son Of Patricia
  • Chilling Adventures Of Sabrina
  • The Haunting Of Hill House (Dolby Atmos)
  • Hold The Dark (Dolby Atmos)
  • 22 July
  • Maniac
  • The Good Cop
  • Salt Fat Acid Heat
  • Animal World
  • Next Gen (Dolby Atmos)
  • The Innocents (Dolby Atmos)
  • Our Souls At Night
  • Atypical
  • Flavors Of Youth
  • Reversing Roe
  • Insatiable
  • American Vandal
  • Extinction
  • The House Of Flowers
  • Somebody Feed Phil
  • Ozark
  • The Ranch
  • Ibiza (Dolby Atmos)
  • Arrested Development
  • Lost In Space (Dolby Atmos)
  • 13 Reasons Why
  • The Week Of
  • Lemony Snicket’s – A Series Of Unfortunate Events
  • Nocturne (Dolby Atmos)
  • Game Over, Man!
  • Take Your Pills
  • Rapture
  • Alexa & Katie
  • Everything Sucks
  • On My Block
  • Annihilation
  • Mute
  • Seven Seconds
  • Altered Carbon (Dolby Atmos)
  • Cloverfield Paradox (Dolby Atmos)
  • Godzilla: Planet Of Monsters Part 1
  • Godzilla: City On The Edge Of Battle Part 2
  • Godzilla: The Planet Eater Part 3
  • A Futile And Stupid Gesture
  • All About The Washingtons
  • She’s Gotta Have It
  • Our Souls At Night
  • Black Mirror
  • Bright (Dolby Atmos)
  • Godless (Dolby Atmos)
  • The Punisher (Dolby Atmos)
  • Stranger Things
  • Dynasty
  • Star Trek Discovery
  • Mindhunter
  • Chef’s Table
  • Chef’s Table France
  • Hibana -Sparks-
  • Knights of Sidonia
  • Marco Polo
  • Marco Polo One Hundred Eyes
  • Marvel’s Daredevil (Dolby Atmos)
  • Marvel’s Iron Fist (Dolby Atmos)
  • Marvel’s Jessica Jones (Dolby Atmos)
  • Marvel’s Luke Cage (Dolby Atmos)
  • Marvel’s The Defenders
  • The Do-Over
  • Sandy Wexler
  • The Ridiculous Six
  • Death Note (Dolby Atmos)
  • Meridian (Dolby Atmos)
  • Naked
  • First They Killed My Father
  • Santa Clarita Diet
  • Glow
  • Girl Boss
  • Friends From College
  • War Machine
  • The OA
  • Okja (Dolby Atmos)
  • The Siege of Jadotville
  • Chasing Coral
  • Pee-Wee’s Big Holiday
  • Fire Chasers
  • Abstract – The Art of Design
  • Blame (Dolby Atmos)
  • Samurai Gourmet
  • Sparks
  • House Arrest (Dolby Atmos) 4K*
  • Niki Glaser Bangin’ (Dolby Atmos) 4k*
  • Shaft (Dolby Atmos) HD*
  • The Great Hack (Dolby Atmos) HD*
  • Formula 1 Drive To Survive (Dolby Atmos) 4k*
  • The Dirt (Dolby Atmos) 4k*
  • How It Ends (Dolby Atmos) 4K*
  • Wormwood (Dolby Atmos) HD*
  • Dark (Dolby Atmos) 4K*
  • Wheelman (Dolby Atmos) 4k*
  • Step Sisters (Dolby Atmos) HD*
  • The Edge Of Democracy (Dolby Atmos) HD*

I’ll be keeping this list updated so please, bookmark and check back for regular updates. If there are any titles you feel I’ve missed from these lists please leave them in the comments below and the list will be updated. As always stay tuned with FinalBoss for more great articles.

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    • Thanks for the update Rich. I’ve yet to see any content from my end appear in Dolby Vision, but as this is just another HDR format I think it’s due to Amazons failure in keeping its Amazon Prime Video app up to date across devices that’s letting the service down, rather than a technical limitation of their service.

  1. I too have the 65″ LG OLED C7, and when I stream Black Mirror from Netflix, I do not get either a HDR or Dolby Vision indication in the screen corner. It seems like only Black Mirror has that problem.

    • Hi Kim,

      Really that’s very strange to hear indeed! I haven’t had any issues with content not displaying as it should in Netflix with my LG C7, although I have had to uninstall Netflix a few times due to it being buggy and constantly buffering on the content wheel!

      I would recommend checking that your TV is running the latest firmware (the C7 has had a few updates over the last few months) and maybe try reinstalling Netflix as another troubleshooting step. Let me know how you get on 🙂

  2. Hi, I have the LG 65” E7 and with its own soundbar, the Atmos sounds amazing.

    I am cancelling Amazon Video per the lack of content that they have to offer.

    When I have been in touch over the last few months I always get the same response about more content is coming and it would be an incredible amount at that.

    I’m not buying their excuses anymore.

    Thank you for taking time out to write the lists out though! Big thumbs up mate!

    Cheers Ryan, take care

    • No problem Matt, glad you’ve enjoyed the article. I agree, Amazon have really dropped the ball here, I’ve added to my piece to reflect Amazons latest moves towards HDR content. Keep checking back here at THG as I am regularly updating this list!

  3. Thanks for the info re the Dolby Atmos titles on Netflix. Haven’t been able to find that anywhere. I’m watching Cloverfield: Paradox right now. It is also in HDR and Atmos.

  4. Hi Ryan, my question is this. I recently purchased an LG C7 65″ OLED. So recent is my purchase that I am still within the 30 day return window provided by my local electronics store. I went into said electronics store tonight to purchase a blu ray player. I purchased the Sony X700 blu ray player and when purchasing the sale associate at the store asked if I wanted to upgrade to the higher end X800 player. I told him no, that the reason I was purchasing the X700 was that it has support for DOLBY VISION via an update. The sales associate basically told me that DOLBY VISION is dead and that major company’s (Samsung, fox , amazon) going forward will only be supporting the new HDR10+ format. Can you please provide some insight into this issue and just general thoughts on whether or not this is going to become a blu ray vs. hd-dvd type of battle and if so who do you think will win ? I bought the LG tv based on internet reviews and being a 9-5 kind of guy I really want to make sure my hard earned cash is being spent on a technology that will remain viable for at least the next few years. Please help!!!

    • Hi Greg, thanks for reaching out, I believe I can offer my insight here.

      Off the bat ignore the sales clerk, Sony added a firmware update to their latest TV line earlier this year to the Z9D, A1E, X930E and X940E models to enable Dolby Vision. These are also Sony’s flagship high-end displays so this jackass clearly has no clue!

      Although there are people claiming a format war is approaching that’s hardly the case right now and I honestly can’t see it becoming one when Dolby Vision is already so far ahead of the game in its display processing technology. HDR10+ is also just a minor modification of an existing technology to enable dynamic metadata so I wouldn’t worry about it replacing DV.

      As far as the blu ray player is concerned that does sound very Sony, they might update the X800 like they did their flagship line of TVs but then there’s no guaranty that they’ll do that either.
      There are already a great many 4k blu ray physical titles that support Dolby Vision if you’re interested here – ( I would consider looking at Panasonic, I’ve heard good things about their 4k blu ray players supporting Dolby Vision.

      What is likely to happen is that TVs will support both technologies in the near future. Consider how technology handles Dolby Vision and HDR content right now, if you were to watch on Netflix a TV show or Movie that’s encoded in Dolby Vision and your display supports it you get DV content – IF you display only supports HDR and not DV you just get a HDR presentation instead.
      The same principle applies with Dolby Vision 4k blu rays, if all the hardware supports it then you have DV content if not it reverts to HDR.

      My recommendations are that you’ve picked up a great TV that supports multiple technologies and not to worry about HDR10+ if display panel supports Dolby Vision then it is a 12-bit panel, HDR is 10-bit, the only thing that changes is the processing of the content, HDR would just likely get a bump in its processing algorithm to enable the dynamic metadata.

      However, if you have a decent internet connection I would consider looking into the Apple TV 4k, as it offers a vast movie library of Dolby Vision content from iTunes. Even the latest movie releases are £10 than equivalent physical 4k blu rays if your intent is to build a collection. As an added bonus as well if you purchase HD content that later gains Dolby Vision support, your HD content will be automatically bumped up to 4k Dolby Vision.

      I hope this helps!


  5. I have been testing roku ultra/netflix (HDR10 display only), LG E6 netflix (DV and HDR10), and LG UP970/Netflix (DV display only).

    On the E6 and Up970 dolby content is labelled with “DVision” and HDR10 content with “Ultra HD 4k”. On the roku DV content is labelled “HDR” and HDR10 content is labelled “Ultra HD 4k”.

    Months ago the roku would play both types of content in HDR. Now, the DV content is playing in HDR, but the HDR content is non-HDR (bt709) except for the title “test patterns” which is still HDR. On the E6 and Up970 the DV content displays fine in Dolby, but none of the “Ultra HD 4k” programs display in HDR.

    It seems as though Netflix stopped transmitting any HDR10 encoded content (like “the crown”) in HDR recently across all their apps.

    Have you noticed this?

    • Netflix’s The Crown specifically in this instance I have never seen in appear in HDR, I first compiled this list around September/November in 2017 and I’d have picked it up back then if it were. I’ve done a little searching on the topic, it appears that The Crown although shot in 4k it didn’t have post HDR effects or Dolby Atmos mixed in during post-production

      For me personally I’ve found that the App on the device itself can play a big part in the HDR/Dolby Vision capabilities, for instance once upon a time my native Amazon app on my LG C7 displayed HDR content with the HDR logo in the corner of the screen, but now no show on the native app displays in HDR. I need to switch to my Apple TV 4K or Xbox One X to get HDR back on Amazon.
      It seems that good app support varies from platform to platform in these instances, I hope this helps clear some of what you were wondering up 🙂

      • I have a Roku 4 and a Sony x900F.

        Am I better off utilizing the apps within the TV itself or the Roku?
        I like the Roku interface better and just got the TV a few days ago.
        Is there a difference between the varying apps on each device?
        i.e., is the Netflix app incorporated within my x900f going to be a “different” Netflix app than the one on my Roku 4?

        • Hi Scott,

          Having done a little digging I can see that the Roku 4 supports HDR, but I cannot find anything about it supporting Dolby Vision. The device seems like it’s a couple of years old now and been replaced with newer models, so if I had to hazard a guess I’d say it probably wouldn’t offer DV support.

          The Sony X900F, on the other hand does support Dolby Vision, so it would come down to the content you ultimately watch, to be honest.

          If you prefer the Roku’s interface but don’t have Netflix’s high tier pricing package then it’s not going to matter using it, as you’ll experience no lower image quality and as the article mentions there is no Amazon Dolby Vision content available either.

          But if you do want to experience the best in picture quality that your Sony X900F has to offer, the safest option is usually going to be the native apps for streaming.
          The apps themselves have been specifically designed and tweaked for the TV model line itself, taking advantage of the available technology’s that the TV has to offer, often giving you the best overall experience.

          For instance, I have an Apple TV 4K and although I prefer its interface for Netflix, if I want to experience both Dolby Vision & Dolby Atmos, I need to switch back to the TV’s native Netflix app because it supports both formats, whereas the Apple TV 4K only currently supports Dolby Vision.

          I hope this helps 🙂

          • Appreciate the help. I’ll shove the Roku 4 in the office and utilize the native apps built within the x900f. I want to be able sure I’m getting the best audio / video possible.

          • Glad I could help. Old streaming boxes are always useful to keep around as they offer so much added functionality to older TV’s so I think that’s a good idea 🙂

  6. Keep in mind HDR10+ isn’t really “open” – there are yearly licensing fees rather than a per-device royalty.
    Also other than Panasonic (which appears to no longer sell TVs in the USA) and Samsung’s latest models, nobody else supports the format. Some Samsung owners are even wondering if the programming is indeed streaming in HDR10+ since there has been no indication from Amazon or Samsung.

  7. I’m searching for a new tv looking at OLED and QLED any advise would be appreciated. Your article is very helpful as I wanted to make sure content was available. I will also buy Apple TV 4K as it sounds like that will help.

    • Hi Dan, I’ll be happy to give you some recommendations, but I’d need a little bit more information as to what you’re after within your budget. I can, however, offer you some upfront advice that might help your choices from the get go 🙂

      OLED is the pinnacle of display technology, there’s no question about that, but you’ll be spending upwards of £1500. Comparatively, you could pick up a very good QLED for 1/3 or more off the price of an OLED.
      Because QLED is brighter than OLED (higher nitts) a QLED is the better pick for a brighter room, say if you wanted to have your TV near a window where the light would shine through near the screen. To get the most out of an OLED you need to be in control of the lighting around it, as its deep colours and true blacks shine when in darker areas and can feel underwhelming in brighter environments.

      I did do a thorough review of the OLED LG C7, which many tech reviewers like myself believe to be the best value OLED you can currently buy.

  8. Anyone getting Dolby Vision in Jack Ryan?

    The show is labelled to support Dolby Vision in the built-in app on my LG OLED, yet the show plays in HDR10.

    Atmos is coming through fine though.

    • A posting (not from me) yesterday, 2 Sept on avforums:

      “I watched the first episode of Jack Ryan on Amazon last night fully expecting HDR10 only and my Sony XE9305 tv switched to Dolby Vision! I was resigned to not seeing DV when watching Amazon so not sure what to make of this. Okay maybe my take on is they won’t risk alienating Netflix DV customers trying their service, Amazon can afford DV and HD10+ and will hedge their bets I recon.”

          • I actually watched this myself last week, I didn’t even get the HDR logo on my LG C7, the most I see is HD 1080p at the bottom. It’d be great if there are any other C7 owners that could weigh in here as well, then at least we’d know it’s a model problem.

  9. Hi

    Thanks for this informative site.

    As Netflix and Amazon look as if they are going different ways (DV and HDR10+), at least in the UK, is it likely that TV’s will have firmware updates to accommodate both? (thinking that’s more likely for those which already have DV due to lower HDR10+ licence fees?)

    Alternatively, is it possible to stream DV or HDR10+ using a UHD player that recognises both (e.g. Panasonic UB820) and have a resultant decoded “dynamic” HDR signal output to a TV which does not have the relevant proprietary decoder?


    • Hi Micheal,

      I’m glad you’ve found the article useful.

      A firmware update to support both is completely possible from a technical standpoint if a TV supported Dolby Vision 12-bit, it can also support HDR+ 10-bit. But it’s something I can’t see happening anytime soon, if at all ever if I’m honest. The content shortage for HDR10+ is obvious and when you consider the colour range differences between 10-bit HDR+ (1024) and 12-bit Dolby Vision (4096) creating and optimising content for an inferior colour format seems like a moot point to me.

      If you were to consider that Netflix currently has the market for Dynamic HDR and of course that’s Dolby Vision. As a TV manufacturer paying the licensing fee for something that has the monopoly on the market makes sense from a cost-effective standpoint. But to pay additional licencing fees on top of DV for HDR10+ would be a cost that probably wouldn’t benefit enough users with the current content shortage for HDR10+, I think in the long run it’ll come down to demand from the user more than anything else. If the demand is there then it is entirely possible that it could offset the additional cost for both licences, but I wouldn’t hold your breath for that one 😉

      Of note here, the Apple TV 4K also supports plenty of its movies in Dolby Vision, not HDR10+, that’s two giants in the industry behind Dolby Vision as a format, but that’s my prediction on the matter.

      Regarding your Panasonic query, it’ll be UHD player that is decoding the format but if the source output doesn’t accept the signal e.g. HDR10+ it’s likely to default back to regular HDR and ignore the dynamic metadata. It sounds similar to how things were with audio formats many years ago. When a movie would say on the back of the case that it had DTS audio but it would play through a receiver as Dolby Digital 5.1, more often than not it was because the licencing fee hadn’t been paid to use the codex so it’d default back to DD 5.1, so the user still had sound output.

  10. Thank you for pulling this together but just felt clarification on one point was necessary. Throughout the article you say Dolby Vision is superior due to it being mastered in 12bit colour however this overlooks on crucial fact: No TV currently on the market supports native 12bit colour so this is currently of no benefit – all current HDR TV’s are 8bit or 10bit panels which is why HDR10 content is currently mastered at 10bit. In the future when 12bit panels appear, the specification for HDR10 can be amended to accommodate this.

    Dolby Visions one advantage was Dynamic Metadata over HDR10’s static equivilent but HDR10+ has now evened the playing field so it becomes now about which your equipment and content providers support.

    • Thanks for taking the time to comment Sean.

      You are correct no TV currently supports a 12bit panel, but my article focuses on the formats themselves and what both can achieve in the current tech space, not necessarily about the compatibility of said formats.

      The HDR10+ specification can be amended you are correct, however as I’m sure you’re aware, (let’s use the 10bit HDR mastering as an example); if 100 movies were mastered in 10bit HDR for 4K Blu Ray, it’ll be costly to then again master those 100 movies to 12bit HDR if that format arrives in the future. If media is mastered in a higher quality format, which Dolby Vision factually is, it’d would be easier to downscale that to other mediums, rather than mastering to 10bit and then amending the format later down the line to 12bit.

      It’s the age-old argument of future proofing right? If DV is already so ahead of the game and technology isn’t commercially available to take full advantage of that right now, but any content we purchase in DV will work fine when it is available, due to that higher state of mastering surely?

      I agree that in the current tech space that HDR10+ and Dolby Vision may be equally matched, but that’ll only hold up until companies start producing 12bit panels. It’ll be a case of like you said, where your preference of TV/Movies take you if it’s one or the other right now.

      It was a good comment, you made raised some good points when I revise the article in the near future, I’ll highlight said points 🙂

  11. Thanks so much for this! Well, for mentioning the #DolbyAtmos #DAtmos shows / movies… That’s what I’m looking for now. Doesn’t t matter if it has DV not HDR…. But Guardians Of the Galaxy 2 has Dolby Atmos… Thought I’d let you know as there might be others just looking for DAtmos sound.

    • A series of unfortunate events doesn’t have Dolby Atmos… Everything else you mentioned does.

      These other have Dolby Atmos as well…
      Wheelman Ultra HD 4k
      Wormwood UHD 4k
      How It Ends UHD 4k
      The Ritual HD

  12. Looking at the Netflix list for titles that have Atmos, I find most of them are in 5.1, not Atmos. Is Netflix slower in making them available in Atmos in the USA? The one I found in Atmos was OKJA and it sounded great for the 10 minutes I watched. Love Dolby Vision! (Using LG OLED 65B7A, 4k Apple TV, and Yamaha Aventage RX-A1070 receiver.)

    • These other have Dolby Atmos as well…
      Wheelman Ultra HD 4k
      Wormwood UHD 4k
      How It Ends UHD 4k
      The Ritual HD

      Ps. I heard the Cloverfield Paradox has a really nice Atmos sound…
      And Guardians of the Galaxy 2 has DAtmos as well.

    • Hi Ken,

      Although the Apple released a Dolby Atmos update for the Apple TV 4K it’s very hit and miss, I cannot get any content to play in Dolby Atmos through it that I know supports Atmos in my TV’s Native Netflix app. If your TV happens to support Atmos, or Atmos passthrough it’s worth trying the native Netflix app.

      Anything that’s a Netflix Original title should be in Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos, I can’t speak for anything else on that list as I’m unsure of Netflix’s locational policies on titles that aren’t first party.

  13. Hi Ryan
    Thanks for the updated list.
    I have just bought Sony 75X8500F but none my content on Netflix shows Dolby Atmos although it shows HDR.
    My AVR for HT is Marantz 1609.
    Will I be able to get the Dolby Atmos through that?

    • Hi Anil,

      Sorry for the late reply but I can shed some light on your situation.
      From the information I’ve been able to gather for the Sony 75X8500F, I can’t see any documentation that states it allows Dolby Atmos passthrough, which is what you would need for your receiver to decode the format.
      The Marantz 1609 does support Dolby Atmos, but your TV can’t pass the sound through to it to decode the format. Do you have an Apple TV 4K, Xbox S or X? All of these support Dolby Atmos, so if hooked up to your AVR directly it should fix your sound problem.

  14. I feel like this deserves an article of its own, but I think they quietly rolled out HDR support for some third party Disney movies.

  15. Ryan I Am in UK too, I use a DNS to access US content on Amazon on TV works for Netflix too should be able to hit the rest of the titles yourself then

  16. Awesome page. Just got Atmos set up in my living room and have been searching for titles to support hit. Nailed the find with this page. Also glad you provide A/V support as well. I’m going to give the cloverfield paradox a watch even though the movie doesnt I terest me, the sound does.

    Before I do, I have a Denon avr-x1500h. Do you know what the preferred sound mode setting is for atmos, I’m guess it’s the DTS Neu:X setting as there isn’t a sound mode for Atmos


    • Hey Bud, happy to help!

      Small world as I have the Denon AVR-X2500H, they’re great AV receivers for the price, it would depend on your speaker setup to be honest with you. If you’re using 5.1 or 7.1 with an Atmos track I would recommend DTS Virtual:X, this sound mode uses psychoacoustic algorithms to create surround and height as well as overhead effects, making it the closest thing to Atmos without actually having height speakers.

      For TV and Movies without dedicated Atmos tracks, I’d try a mix between DTS Virtual:X and DTS Neu:X, Neu X is object based surround so bullets whizzing by and planes flying around could be more convincing in this mode, it ultimately comes down to personal preference.

      Hope this helps, thanks for checking out the site.

    • Creo que solo es una aplicación de TV con la marca más grande que es Samsung para soporte, espero que esto ayude.

  17. You are correct! I’ve checked the other Marvel offerings too and it looks as if all but The Defenders have been bumped up to an Atmos soundtrack, article amended 🙂


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