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2019 TV Video Specifications

Samsung Smart TV provides rich capabilities for video playback, using the available audio and video decoders. This topic describes the media formats supported by Samsung Smart TV, and the limitations on their support.

 

19TV_PREMIUM(UHD)

Table 1. 19TV_PREMIUM (UHD)  video specifications
File
Extension
Container Video Codec Resolution Frame Rate
(fps)
Bit Rate
(Mbps)
Audio Codec
*.avi
*.mkv
*.asf
*.wmv
*.mp4
*.mov
*.3gp
*.vro
*.mpg
*.mpeg
*.ts
*.tp
*.trp
*.mov
*.flv
*.vob
*.svi
*.m2ts
*.mts
AVI
MKV
ASF
MP4
3GP
MOV
FLV
VRO
VOB
PS
TS
SVAF
H.264 BP/MP/HP 4096x2160 4096x2160: 30
3840x2160: 60
60 AC3
LPCM
ADPCM(IMA, MS)
AAC
HE-AAC
WMA
DD+
MPEG(MP3)
MPEG-H
AC-4
OPUS
G.711(A-Law, μ-Law)
HEVC
(H.265 - Main, Main10 )
8K : 7680x4320
UHD : 4096x2160
60 8K : 100
UHD : 80
Motion JPEG 3840x2160 30 80
MVC 1920x1080 60 20
MPEG-4 SP/ASP
Window Media Video 9 (VC-1)
MPEG-2
MPEG-1
Microsoft MPEG-4 version 1/2/3 30
Window Media Video 7 (WMV1)/8 (WMV2)
H.263 Sorenson
VP6
*.webm WebM VP8 1920x1080 60 Vorbis
VP9 (Profile 0/2) 3840x2160 80
*.rmvb RMVB RV8/9/10 (RV30/40) 1920x1080 20 RealAudio 6
General Limitations
  • Media with errors cannot be played with some codecs.

  • Media cannot be played if the file is corrupted or the information in the container is wrong.

  • Media with higher bit or frame rate than specifications can cause video or audio playback to stall.

  • Seek (jump) function is not supported if the index table is corrupted.

  • Network streaming content playback can be choppy, depending on network status.

  • Some USB and digital camera devices can be incompatible with the player.

Video Decoder Limitations
  • H.264 FHD: Level 4.1 supported (FMO/ASO/RS not supported).

  • H.264 UHD: Level 5.1 supported.

  • HEVC FHD: Level 4.1 supported.

  • HEVC UHD: Level 5.1 supported.

  • HEVC 8K : Level 6.1 supported. (8K only)

  • HEVC: Supported only for MKV/MP4/TS containers.

  • VC-1 AP L4: Not supported.

  • GMC 2 and higher: Not supported.

  • MVC: Partially supported.

Audio Decoder Limitations
    • WMA 1 : Not supported.

    • WMA 9 Pro: Lossless and Voice not supported.

    • WMA 10 Pro: 5.1 channel supported.

    • RealAudio 10: Lossless not supported on target devices for China and Hong Kong.

    • QCELP and AMR NB/WB: Not supported.

    • Vorbis: 5.1 channel supported.

    • DD+: 5.1 channel supported.

    • Sampling rates 8, 11.025, 12, 16, 22.05, 24, 32, 44.1, and 48 kHz supported, depending on codec.

Important

The DTS Audio codec is not supported on 2019 TVs. For smooth playback, if a DTS Audio track is part of your manifest, make sure other audio tracks can be selected.

 

19TV_STANDARD (UHD)

Table 2. 19TV_STANDARD (UHD) video specifications
File
Extension
Container Video Codec Resolution Frame Rate
(fps)
Bit Rate
(Mbps)
Audio Codec
*.avi
*.mkv
*.asf
*.wmv
*.mp4
*.mov
*.3gp
*.vro
*.mpg
*.mpeg
*.ts
*.tp
*.trp
*.mov
*.flv
*.vob
*.svi
*.m2ts
*.mts
AVI
MKV
ASF
MP4
3GP
MOV
FLV
VRO
VOB
PS
TS
SVAF
H.264 BP/MP/HP 4096x2160 4096x2160: 30
3840X2160: 60
60 AC3
LPCM
ADPCM(IMA, MS)
AAC
HE-AAC
WMA
DD+
MPEG(MP3)
MPEG-H
AC-4
OPUS
G.711(A-Law, μ-Law)
HEVC (H.265 Main 10) 3840x2160 60 80
Motion JPEG 30
MVC 1920x1080 60 20
MPEG-4 SP/ASP
Window Media Video 9 (VC-1)
MPEG-2
MPEG-1
Microsoft MPEG-4 version 1/2/3 30
Window Media Video 7 (WMV1)/8 (WMV2)
H.263 Sorenson
VP6
*.webm WebM VP8 60 Vorbis
VP9 (Profile 0/2) 3840x2160 3840X2160: 60 80
*.rmvb RMVB RV8/9/10 (RV30/40) 1920x1080 60 20 RealAudio 6
General Limitations
  • Media with errors cannot be played with some codecs.

  • Media cannot be played if the file is corrupted or the information in the container is wrong.

  • Media with higher bit or frame rate than specifications can cause video or audio playback to stall.

  • Seek (jump) function is not supported if the index table is corrupted.

  • Network streaming content playback can be choppy, depending on network status.

  • Some USB and digital camera devices can be incompatible with the player.

Video Decoder Limitations
  • H.264 FHD: Level 4.1 supported (FMO/ASO/RS not supported).

  • H.264 UHD: Level 5.1 supported.

  • HEVC FHD: Level 4.1 supported.

  • HEVC UHD: Level 5.1 supported.

  • HEVC: Supported only for MKV/MP4/TS containers.

  • VC-1 AP L4: Not supported.

  • GMC 2 and higher: Not supported.

  • MVC: Partially supported.

Audio Decoder Limitations
  • WMA 1: Not supported.

  • WMA 9 Pro: Lossless and Voice not supported.

  • WMA 10 Pro: 5.1 channel supported.

  • RealAudio 10: Lossless not supported on target devices for China and Hong Kong.

  • QCELP and AMR NB/WB: Not supported.

  • Vorbis: 5.1 channel supported.

  • DD+: 5.1 channel supported.

  • Sampling rates 8, 11.025, 12, 16, 22.05, 24, 32, 44.1, and 48 kHz supported, depending on codec.

Important

The DTS Audio codec is not supported on 2019 TVs. For smooth playback, if a DTS Audio track is part of your manifest, make sure other audio tracks can be selected.