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Feature Requests: Ambient Mode

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Apprentice
Saw this on a Sammy page.

What is this 'Artworks' thing?

And yeah, looking again at the QLED Sammy page one could be easily led to believe that all the photos they show are in ambient mode or something similar that the user can modify and control.

Maybe someone from Samsung can comment on this???
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Apprentice

Anyone have the 2019 version to confirm whether an art mode available as advertised? Mine is from late 2018. Also, it was suggested that use Smart View app to put photos on the TV, however, that doesn't work.  It doesn't see either of our Samsung TVs even if on same network (see Smart View app reviews).

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Apprentice
Interestingly enough, I've asked a question on a Samsung forum and no one from Samsung replies.

Thanks for making my choices (and others) much easier.
No Samsung TV for me.
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Explorer

Yeah, I feel I was mislead by Samsung advertising here. While I can display my pictures in ambient mode I'm forced to use their lousy limited matting templates. I would not have bought it had I known. 

this is simple fix a Samsung....

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Explorer

Yeah they show what look like full screen pictures

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Apprentice

Agreed.  I just bought the samsung q80 and was hoping to display my photos in full screen like the artwork mode photos.  I couldnt believe this was not possible and spent 2 days trying to figure out what I was missing.  Forcing us to use the border makes the photos cropped and closer to 55" on my 75" display.  Showing what looks like the wall is cool but feels gimmicky when forced to use it instead of displaying my photos full screen.  Hopefully Samsung provides an update and fixes this flaw.  Otherwise, I live the tv.

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Apprentice

Thru galleryThru gallery

 

Ambient mode with narrow croppingAmbient mode with narrow cropping

 

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Apprentice

Thank you for sharing.

A shame that Samsung is silent about this. 

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Apprentice

I just bought a 65q80r. I was really triggered by the ambient mode so that was one of the reasons to buy this tv. I also spent a lot of time trying to display a photo full screen in ambient mode but it's STILL not possible. Only with a very huge border around it. Samsung, how hard can it be to add a full screen template!? A feature to select you own background or background color can't be that hard either. Can you give us an update about these necessary features?

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Apprentice

Hey Samsung, could you make it so we can watch TV with the 10" border as well?  I bought a 75" tv but viewing the picture 50% smaller might be cool for 5 minutes like it is for displaying pictures in ambient mode.

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