Samsung 2017 QLED TV certified as ULTRA HD PREMIUM™

Samsung has just announced that their new 2017 QLED TV line-up is certified by the UHD Alliance (UHDA) as Ultra HD Premium. The line-up includes the Samsung Q9, Q8 and Q7 models that all feature the Quantum Dot technology licensed by Nanosys.

Quantum Dot technology is helping to drive UltraHD TV adoption by enabling TV makers to create devices with a brighter, more colorful and lifelike image that exceeds the UltraHD Premium standard. 

According to Becky Roberts from What HIFI, in order to receive an Ultra HD Premium sticker, the device will need:

  • 4K resolution (3840 x 2160) or higher
  • Support 10-bit color depth
  • High Dynamic Range
  • BT.2020 Color Representation
  • Producing >90% of the DCI P3 color standard
  • Meeting a certain brightest level (either a 1000-nit peak brightness and less than 0.05 nits black level or a 540-nit peak brightness and less than 0.0005 nits black level