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OPPO Responds to Future Dolby Vision & HDR10+ Firmware Updates

Note: OPPO has responded to our questions regarding future developments on its players. To move to their response, click here. Today’s announcement that OPPO Digital is to cease the manufacture and design of new products will come as a shock to video and audiophile users. A sub-brand of China’s BBK Electronics, the company carved out a well-deserved position in the ... Read More »

BDA Talks 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Progress (HDR10+) at CES 2018

UHD Blu-ray logo

HDTVTest had the opportunity to meet with the Blu-ray Disc Association earlier this month at the 2018 International CES, and spoke with its chair Victor Matsuda. Matsuda says that as the format grows, its success has come as a “pleasant surprise” to the industry. Consumers know UHD, but not HDR Identifying a key opportunity ahead, the BDA, citing market research ... Read More »

OPPO UDP-203 4K Blu-ray Player Review

OPPO 203

OPPO Digital is an electronics manufacturer with an interesting history. When large, digitally-driven flat-panel displays were becoming common, OPPO joined other manufacturers and brought to market “upconverting” DVD players which scaled 480i and 576i DVD content to HD resolution. The rationale back then was that in-TV processing left something to be desired, and there were benefits of allowing deinterlacing chips ... Read More »

Samsung QLED TV’s Viewing Angle Improved by Novel Subpixel Structure

Samsung QLED subpixel

Another year, another CES where Samsung introduces its latest refinements to LED LCD display technology, all while refusing to join the increasing numbers of manufacturers jumping on board with OLED. As the old saying goes, necessity is the mother of invention: given that LG Display remains the sole manufacturer of television-sized OLED panels (thanks to its ownership of the RGBW ... Read More »