Secrets Q & A
- Written by Brian Florian and Colin Miller
- Published on 30 November 2007
- High Definition 1080p TV: Why You Should Be Concerned
- Page 2: Flat Panel HDTVs and the Caveat No One Wants to Talk About
- Page 3: Native 1080p Material - A Hidden Reality
- Page 4: But, Do You You Really Need 1080p?
- Part 5: Are 1080p Scaling Artifacts Worth Worrying About?
- Part 6: Conclusions About 1080p
- All Pages
Conclusions About 1080p
Well, the assumed purpose of us on the web is to collect and pass on information - facts and opinions. In fact, 1080p does matter. We all need it, so in our opinion, you should be concerned. This is our attempt to convey that message.
Of course, you don't need to have a 1080p display to have a great image. In fact, we're happy to concede that in most cases, with most material, there are many variables, starting from basic calibration, the environment (your room), yada yada, that are far more important than having a real 1080p display. In fact, most of us don't own a 1080p display for reasons of price and the move of the technology curve, first generation issues, etc. But, the point remains, if we narrow down the issue to a single parameter, that of resolution, aside from possible future displays that are integer multiples of 1920 x 1080 (serving to diminish pixel structure and improve the performance of scaled image output from lower resolution formats), 1080p is king, period.
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