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Dolby Vision in Netflix is a broken scam.

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Old 03-09-2017, 04:06 PM   #1
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Default Dolby Vision in Netflix is a broken scam.

I find it atrocious. Very cloudy and grainy. Dark scenes look ok, but bright or white scenes have atrocious grain. It looks like dolby vision is totally broken.

Anybody else notice this issue with netflix quality? I' m getting 70-80 mbps speed. I have LG uh7650 55" UHD looks better then dolby vision titles. In fact my verizon fios 1080 p looks better. There is no way its an aesthetic style preference, more like its a going cheap while charging more preference.

Amazon hdr, on the other hand, looks absolutely stunning and amazing. Especially after they provided vivid and bright presets this past week. But Dolby Vision vivid settings on netflix make everything look even worse. All whites are grainy. turning down sharpness helps a little but something is very very wrong. Netflix just keeps telling me they are looking into the issue.

The netflix research team actually told me LG has reported this issue to them, but that I am the first customer to report it. Then they told me they have asimilar model tv but lost the remote to test it lol. Its Been over a month... amazon fixed two bugs for me, but netflix is ignoring issues.

In fact they are going out of their way to hide the issue. I told them how meridian was in hdr10 and looks way way better then their dolby vision titles. They assured me they would use meridian as their guide. But instead what they did was label meridan dolby vision instead of hdr. But its not playing in either format!! UHD only now. I think netflix doesn't want other users to realize that hdr looks way better cause dolby vision is broken. Very unscrupulous practice by netflix. They have been doing other things I'll keep to my self, but this is unacceptable. They should provide an option to turn hdr/dolby off and watch uhd only at this point.

Marco Polo looks ok, I don't notice much grain and dolby vision vivid settings look great with it. But all the marvel shows, the OA....look disgusting. Is it true Marco got dolby vision first? did the go cheap after that? I hope netflix fixes these issues so people can enjoy them in the extra high quality they are paying for, instead of less quality.

Is it just me? Anybody else watchying dolby vision shows on netflix big screen?
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Old 03-13-2017, 07:38 AM   #2
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Did you seriously make a new account on here just to complain about Netflix?
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Old 03-19-2017, 05:00 PM   #3
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Default Similar issue

I'm using an LG UH7700 (or something similar to that name) and notice dolby vision being grainy on netflix. Was watching the new Iron Fist and it looks very grainy. Not sure if someone knows certain settings that I could change to make it better. Thanks for any tips!
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Old 03-21-2017, 06:11 AM   #4
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Default Netflix DolbyVision Grainy

I have an OLED C6 and I've tried a number of different settings but DolbyVision on Netflix is annoyingly grainy...
HDR on Amazon Prime is fantastic by comparison.
I too would be gratful for suggestions.
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Old 04-08-2017, 04:35 AM   #5
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I have the exact same experience on my LG B6 oled TV. Everything in Dolby Vision looks absolutely terrible streaming from Netflix. Marco Polo is an exception: the picture looks ok, but I've got some visual "pre-echo", something I'd never experienced before! So, for me, Netflix+Dolby Vision= catastrophe. I've already contacted both companies with my complaint, by the way. Not sure it's gonna change anything...I'm not holding my breath.
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Yeah Netflix DV is meh. Vudu on the other hand is outstanding imo .
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Old 05-24-2017, 05:04 PM   #7
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Default Having SAME grainy issue on my lg oled c6p

You are not first case cause I addressed this issue to them 3 months ago and they said they never heard this I am the first person so you are absolutely right they trying to hide this under the rug... iron fist looks really bad.. mostly marvel shows too
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