For the best possible viewing experience on TV, a finely coordinated setting of various technologies and functions is necessary, which determines the image quality of the screen. From resolution to refresh rate, from contrast strength to backlight control and from color gamut to upscaling options – all these functions work together to produce high quality TV images.
In this context, Samsung Neo QLED 2021 series TVs are distinguished by technological advances both at the hardware level (in the form of new LED modules) and at the software level (through upgrades). Samsung’s new Neo Quantum mini LED modules, Quantum Matrix technology and the upgrade capabilities of the Neo Quantum processor are of key importance.
This article aims to explain how the complex core technologies of the Samsung Neo QLED series work together in the form of dynamic graphics.
Professional meticulous work result: compact LED lights
The Samsung Neo QLED 2021 series uses a new type of light source for TV screens: Quantum Mini-LED. This is a new display technology consisting of thousands of LEDs that are much smaller than standard LED modules. Quantum mini LEDs display highly contrast image detail while simultaneously controlling the backlight.
The secret behind the miniature size of Quantum Mini-LEDs is the micro-layer technology developed by Samsung which embeds the micro-layers into the LEDs themselves instead of placing them on the LEDs as was previously the case. The goal is to eliminate abnormal noise between LED elements in order to ensure that deeper blacks can be displayed without flickering.
4096-level light control for light and dark contrasts: Quantum Matrix technology
Quantum Matrix technology was also developed by Samsung itself, which is supposed to ensure better control of light sources, such as Quantum Mini-LEDs, through an advanced 12-bit gradation. This allows the TV to control the brightness of more than 4,096 levels – four times more than traditional 10-bit screens. This creates more options to improve the contrast ratio and deliver deeper blacks.
By controlling advanced local dimming, Samsung Neo QLED series 2021 TVs can also efficiently manage power and achieve peak brightness: by using unused electrical energy from dark areas to light areas, bright areas can be made brighter and darker until they are represented darker. Quantum Matrix technology uses the excellent hardware properties of the sand-sized Quantum Mini-LED to deliver scenes with powerful sharpness and high color volume.
16 artificial neural networks extend the upgrade: Neo Quantum Processor
The sharp resolution and vivid colors made possible by Quantum mini LEDs and Quantum Matrix technology are brought to life by the powerful Neo Quantum processor with advanced AI upscaling capabilities. With 16 multimedia neural networks running simultaneously, Samsung Neo QLED technology provides nearly seamless upscaling in 4K or 8K resolution, which turns your TV into a true home theater.
The Neo Quantum processor contains deep learning technology backed by artificial intelligence that can simulate the mechanisms of human memory. The Samsung Neo QLED 2021 range offers a major upgrade for this technology as it expands the processor from a single network to 16 neural networks. These 16 different neural networks classify content based on input accuracy, quality, and other important parameters.
Using special upscaling models for factors such as resolution, edges, detail, and noise level, the 16 multimedia neural networks can upgrade SD broadcast content, HD videos from streaming services, or even FHD content from Blu-ray discs, and if possible, improve the image quality aspects required for each type of content.
1 1/40 the size of the LED modules in Samsung UHD TVs 2020.
2 10 bits: 2¹⁰ = 1,024 levels; 12 bits: 212 = 4096 levels.
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