Do TVs still have soap opera effect? Some TVs keep the soap opera effect turned on even in Movie or Cinema mode. Not cool. CNET checked out a few of the 2018 TVs in its lab — here’s what we found, and how to make sure it’s off. LG: Picture settings menu > Picture Options > TruMotion: Off.
How do I get the soap opera effect off my TV?
- Open Expert Settings.
- Go to the Auto Motion Plus menu.
- Dial down the Blur and Blur Reduction.
- Turn off LED Clear Motion.
Which TVs have soap opera effect?
Many TV companies have their own name for their frame interpolation processing/algorithm:
- SONY Motionflow.
- Samsung Auto Motion Plus.
- Sharp AquoMotion.
- Toshiba ClearFrame or ClearScan.
- Vizio Smooth Motion.
- LG TruMotion.
- JVC Clear Motion Drive.
Why does my HDTV look like a soap opera? From the way people talk about it, you might think the Soap Opera Effect is a bug, but it’s actually a purpose-built feature found in many modern TVs. It goes by many names, as we’ll detail later, but we know the technology behind it as video interpolation, or more commonly, motion smoothing.