How to easily enable and set HDR resolution on PS4 Slim Pro 4K

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However, it sometimes happens that the games you own can give you a lot more resolution than you actually see just by going into the settings. For example, the PS4 Slim ha the ability to show you images in HDR, greatly improving the graphics of your games. And it is best known because the HDR effect can be applied to photos as well

Didn't you know your PS4 Slim could do this? Don't worry, many don't know all the features of this console. In fact, the PS4 Slim offers new surprises as Sony updates it, so you should always be aware of its features.



But don't worry, we will always be here to show you how to use it correctly and in this case how to activate HDR resolution. Then continue reading our article and pay close attention to the steps that we will show you and you will see that you can activate the HDR on your PS4.

What is HDR Resolution?

 

First of all, we will talk a little about the HDR resolution in so that you know more about this very useful technology. This way you will have a bigger picture of the information we will show you and you will better understand the steps you need to follow.

HDR technology or high dynamic range images are a set of techniques that allow for a better dynamic range. This allows the lighter and darker areas of the images to be more in line with the human eye. This is why many try to convert a normal photo into one in HDR format.

This makes HDR images much sharper and more natural, greatly enhancing game graphics on PS4. So, if you use this feature, you will have a lot more fun with your games, as they will be much more realistic and appear sharper.



The procedure to perform to activate this feature on your PS4 Slim Pro 4K it's very simple to do and won't cost you much time. Simply follow the steps that we will show you below and you will see that in a two by three you will have this feature activated.

How to enable and configure HDR resolution on PS4?

 

Activating this feature and configuring it to your liking is not difficult at all, however, in order to do this, you will need to have certain prerequisites. The first thing will be to have a 2k or 4k TV with HDR technology and which supports the HDR10 format.

You will also have to have your PS4 updated at least to the version 7.0, as well as having a PREMIUM HDMI cable. And of course they also have HDR content like games or videos for you to play on screen.

If you don't have games in this format, go to the PS4 store to buy them and try this HDR feature. Once you have everything ready, all that remains is to show you what is the procedure you need to perform to activate this feature of your PS4.

Step 1

The first thing you should do is check your TV's manual for the HDMI port that supports the HDR format. If you already know which port supports it, plug in yours HDMI PREMIUM to your PS4 console and TV into the corresponding port.


Step 2

Once connected, go to "Settings" inside your PS4 and go to the "Sound and screen" section and then on " Settings video output ». Once inside this menu, set the HDR and Deep Color output settings

And voila, it wasn't difficult at all configure HDR, you can now enjoy all the HDR content you want. The PS4 is arguably one of the best video game consoles available today, so be sure to take good care of it.


One of the things to do is to turn the console on and off correctly for avoid software damage. So you should do your research to make sure you take good care of your PS4 Slim Pro 4K.

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