Refresh Rate vs. Motion Rate: Differences Discussed

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When comparing refresh rate to motion rate, companies like to claim the motion rate as twice the refresh rate. But how important is this for a consumer like us? Let's find out!

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In an effort to capture this recognition, Samsung’s marketers created the term Motion Rate. It was meant to stand for the overall speed a screen could send a live feed through image processing and redrawing the screen.

What is Motion Rate?

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The higher the refresh rate is the faster the physical monitor can draw images. This leads to a clearer image and a more immersive experience.

What is Refresh Rate?

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In the long term, refresh rate is far more important. As Motion Rate is a descriptive term created by Samsung’s marketing department, it doesn’t have the same base attribute status as refresh rate.

What is more important?

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