Article ID : 00228200 / Last Modified : 05/04/2021

How to play 8K content on an 8K BRAVIA TV

The TV can't display an 8K video from HDMI connecting devices.

    To view 8K photos:

    You can display 8K photos from a USB device or via a network using the Media Player app.

    To view 8K video content:

    Follow these steps to play back 8K video from a compatible HDMI device.

    1. Use a Premium High Speed HDMI cable and connect an 8K compatible device to the TV via the HDMI4 port. 
      Some HDMI devices that output 8K signal require an Ultra High Speed HDMI cable. In that case, use an Ultra High Speed HDMI cable.
    1. Follow these steps to set the HDMI signal format for HDMI4 port to Enhanced format (4K120, 8K) or Enhanced format (8K).

      1. Open the  Settings screen.   How to access Settings
      2. The next steps will depend on your TV menu options:
        • Select Channels & InputsExternal inputsHDMI signal formatHDMI 4 (8K)Enhanced format (4K120, 8K).
        • Select Watching TVExternal inputsHDMI signal formatHDMI 4 (8K)Enhanced format (8K)
    2. Play and view the 8K video content on the TV.