LG has released a new firmware update in the US specifically for the C2 and G2 OLED TVs. Several websites and users have reported that with this option Dolby Vision Precision Detail is now available. Also would Near the black handling has been improved.
It is related to firmware version 03.20.24 for the LG G2 and C2 device. This one is only available now US support pages From the official LG website, but the update will already be available as an ota update. The most notable innovations are the alleged improvement in detail reproduction in dark, near-black images and the addition of the Dolby Vision Precision Detail option.
Fine detail is a feature LG says analyzes content information to improve brightness and contrast. According to the manufacturer, this results in more visible detail in elements such as clouds, rocks, sand, water, and snow. This requires the necessary computing power and this means that an Alpha 9 Gen 5 processor is essential; It’s present in the LG C2, G2 and also in the Z2 8K OLED TV. The latter model should receive Precision Detail support at a later date.
according to AVSForum users This function is not available in Cinema Picture Mode, but it is available in Advanced Settings of Cinema Home Picture Mode. There are users who talk about a noticeable improvement, but there are also comments that talk about an image that becomes clearer as a whole. Cinema Home mode is seen as a brighter mode than normal Cinema mode; Combined with the Precision Detail function, Cinema Home’s increased brightness should be accompanied by seeing more details that might otherwise be less visible.
LG wrote earlier this year that the finer details It will be available as part of the Dolby Vision IQ update. The latter relates to a feature that exists to adjust the Dolby Vision display based on the lighting conditions in the viewing room. However, the Precision Detail option appears to work on its own when playing Dolby Vision content, without having to work in conjunction with the Dolby Vision IQ light sensor.
The manufacturer is adding other improvements with the new firmware, such as a custom cinema picture mode that previously led to a very bright display. Moreover, the AV1 bit rate has been increased to 60 Mbit / s, although this is only related to the use of the internal media server.
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