VIZIO Rolls Out HDR10 Firmware Update
Sound & Vision
February 9, 2017
Vizio today announced the availability of a firmware update that adds HDR10 high dynamic range (HDR) decoding capability to a half dozen of its E-Series SmartCast Ultra HD displays.
Models that accept the update include the 55-inch E55-E1 and E55-E2 (both $630), 60-inch E60-E3 ($760), 65-inch E65-E0 and E65-E1 (both $900), and 70-inch E70-E3 ($1,300), all sold at Costco, Sam’s Club, Walmart, and other retailers. With the update, these E-Series models joins Vizio M-Series and P-Series displays, which support both the HDR10 and Dolby Vision HDR formats.
The HDR10 update ensures compatibility with HDR-capable Blu-ray players from Samsung (UHD-K8500) and Philips (BDP7501/F7) as well as the PS4 and Xbox One S game consoles. Vizio said it will work to expand support to additional players as they become available.
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