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Apple TV + content will support Dolby Vision; Dolby Atmos Reaches New iPhones

If you are a television enthusiast and appreciate the picture and sound quality of the content you watch, then you have probably heard of the terms Dolby vision and Dolby atmosphere.

In short, both technologies developed by the American audiovisual giant carry much more information than other similar products (such as HDR or the HDR10). Specifically, Dolby Vision can support up to 10,000 nits and up to 12 bits more than 1,000 bits or the 10 bits HDR10, for example.

Meanwhile, Dolby Atmos is related to the depth and immersion of the audio content. As such, it uses even more audio channels than a traditional sound system to convey a “three-dimensional sound sensation”.

The technologies are not so new, but recently they have started to be deployed on mobile devices (like Samsung, OPPO and OnePlus) and adopted by even more platforms. streaming (like Netflix), including also the Apple TV + and the new ones iPhones.

This means that subscribers to Apple's upcoming video service (due out November 1) will be able to access Apple's original 4K HDR and Dolby Vision content, and most titles also offer Dolby Atmos quality sound. .

Owners of the XR, XS, XS Max iPhones and the newly released 11, 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max have Dolby Vision support and Dolby Atmos technology, which contributes to “louder and clearer” sound. , no distortion of the speakers or crackling in the softer sounds, and louder / loud sounds without bursting. ”

More specifically, the following gadgets Support Dolby Vision:

  • 8/8 Plus and later iPhones;
  • 12.9 inch iPad Pro (3rd generation);
  • 11-inch iPad Pro (3rd generation);
  • 12.9-inch iPad Pro (2nd generation);
  • 10.5 inch iPad Pro (2nd generation);
  • Apple 4K TV;
  • iMac Pro (2017);
  • All Macs released from 2018 (Mac mini, Mac Pro, iMac Retina 5K, iMac Retina 4K, MacBook Pro, and MacBook Air).

J devices supporting Dolby Atmos are as follows:

  • iPhones 11, 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max;
  • XR, XS and XS Max iPhones;
  • 11-inch iPad Pro and 12.9-inch iPad Pro (3rd generation);
  • Apple 4K TV;
  • MacBook Pro (2018 and later) and MacBook Air (2018 and later).

Please note that to support Dolby protocols you will need to upgrade your Mac, iPhone, iPad and Apple TV to newer operating systems (macOS 10.15 Catalina, iOS 13, iPadOS 13 and tvOS 13).

Also, if you own one of the above devices and have purchased HD movies that are now available in Dolby Vision or Dolby Atmos, Apple claims that they will be optimized automatically; j contents purchased in common quality (standard definition, or SD) may not be reproduced in high quality versions.

via AppleInsider