New Sony patent points to 4K and beyond on PS5

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1 minute readSimilar to Sony’s use of checkerboard rendering on the PS4 Pro (as opposed to upscaling), a new patent has been published that points to the companies continued efforts in refining lower resolution imagery. It’s not yet known how exactly (or if) this reconstruction technique will be used on the PS5, but it does … Read more New Sony patent points to 4K and beyond on PS5

The PS4 4K experience

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You’ve just come home from Best Buy with a brand new 4K TV and your PS4 is still hooked up to your legacy 1080p set.

Or maybe you’ve been holding off on the latest Samsung, Sony, Vizio, or TCL.

The million dollar question is this – how does the PS4 look on a 4k TV? Is it really that big of an upgrade?

It’s going to depend on multiple factors (more on this below), but this is what you need to know:

  • The jump to 4k is less impressive than the move to HD resolutions
  • The regular PS4 and Slim revision will be upscaled and have the potential to look better
  • TVs with poor upscalers can worsen the overall image quality
  • The PS4 Pro won’t look as good as native 4K content (Netflix, Blu-rays, etc.), but will appear very sharp or “clean”

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Does PS4 Upscale to 4K? Getting to the Bottom of the Console Ultra HD Experience

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You can’t roll into a Best Buy without being surrounded by an array of 4K TVs these days, and truthfully, witnessing a model like an LG OLED is something to behold.

The resolution craze has brought with it an increased interest from gamers to see their favorite games taken to the pixel land of promise.

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