What is screen aspect ratio?

Last Update date : Nov 23. 2020

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TV Aspect Ratio lets the customer adjust the output of the product to the screen size of the TV.

 

  • 16:9 Original : For 16:9 TV screens. The product will display all content in its original aspect ratio. Content formatted in 4:3 will be displayed with black bars on the left and right.
  • 16:9 Full: For 16:9 TV screens. All content will fill the full screen. Content formatted in 4:3 will be stretched.
  • 4:3 Letter Box: For a 4:3 TV screens. The product will display all content in its original aspect ratio. Content formatted in 16:9 will be displayed with black bars on the top and bottom.
  • 4:3 Pan-Scan: For 4:3 TV screens.16:9 content will have the extreme left and right portions cut off.
NOTE: Depending on the disc type, some aspect ratios may not be available.
NOTE: If the customer selects an aspect ratio and option which is different than the aspect ratio of the TV screen, then the picture might appear to be distorted.
NOTE: If the customer selects the 16:9 Original, the TV may display 4:3 Pillarbox (black bars on side of picture).

 

 

 

You can download the user manual from our Manuals & Downloads page. For all other queries or further technical assistance, please call Samsung Customer Care on 0800 726 786 or Live Chat with our Technical Team online, services are open 24 hours, 7 days.

 

 

 

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