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What are the devices that can output 4K signal to display 4K resolution on the TV?

    IMPORTANT: This article applies only to specific products and/or operating systems. Check Applicable Products and Categories for details.

    NOTE: Not all Blu-ray Disc® players and Sony® digital still cameras can output 4K signal. To see if your unit can output 4K signal, check the specifications found in the manual. Manuals are posted on your model support page.

    The chart below shows the type of devices and formats that are able to output 4K signal to display 4K resolution on the TV.


     4K Photo   

     4K Output


     Device  Content
     Native Resolution  Up-Conversion  HDMI USB  Network Sharing
     PlayStation® 3  Yes  No  No  No  No  Yes  Yes
     Computer  No  No  No  No  No  No  No
     Blu-ray Disc Player  No  No  No  No  No  No  No
     Digital Still Camera  Yes  No  No  Yes  No  Yes  Yes
     Video Camera  No  No  No  No  No  No  No


     4K Movie     

     4K Output


     Device  Content
     Native Resolution  Up-Conversion  HDMI  USB  Network Sharing
     PlayStation 3  No  No  No  No  No  No  No
     Computer  Yes  No  Yes  No  No  Yes  Yes
     Blu-ray Disc Player  No  Yes  Yes  No  No  Yes  Yes
     Digital Still Camera  No  No  No  No  No  No  No
     Video Camera  No No   No  No  No  No  No


    • For PlayStation 3, the installation of PlayMemories Studio™ software is required and it needs to be updated to the latest version.
    • For HDMI® connection, use a cable that corresponds to HDMI 1.4a.
    • Although the YouTube® service supports 4K resolution, because the content is posted by YouTube users, there is no guarantee that the video was created in 4K or is up-converted 4K resolution.
    • Refer to the supplied instruction manual of the each devices being used for additional 4K support and playback information.