It is not real 4K in any material way due to having a final master at 2K. Studios have upscaled the 2K image to 4K and retouched the content for your 4K UHD TV. You should see some visual improvement over a standard 1080p Blu-ray. Check the information below to see if the studios have upgraded the video with HDR or added immersive Dolby Atmos or DTS:X audio tracks.
Shot on 35mm (some scenes IMAX 65mm)
VFX Rendered in 2K
Digital Intermediate at 2K*
After the crew of the Enterprise finds an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization, Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a war-zone world to capture a one-man weapon of mass destruction.
Director - J.J. Abrams
Cast - Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban, Benedict Cumberbatch
According to a Paramount press release: "Both STAR TREK (2009) and STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS have been digitally remastered..." This is marketing jargon that means the discs received an upscaled image, not a real 4K transfer from the 35mm film.