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An Alternative View of Full HD

An industry-leading sound and vision reviewer (Harvey Norman) has contacted SmartHouse to shed some light on a question raising much chatter in the electrical retail industry - what constitutes full HD?

Norman explains full HD, true HD, 1080p, 1080i, and the differences - if there is any.

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RadientFlux3600d ago

While I don't agree with everything the writer says I do think that "Full HD" is just a marketing term to help sell new 1080p tvs.

mistertwoturbo3600d ago

yes full HD really is just a marketing term.

i've had stupid best buy salesmen tell me that 480p is 1/3 HD...

...!?!##[email protected]%$ idiot

SquallSK3600d ago

And where is the Harvey Norman guy speaking ??

TruthbeTold3600d ago (Edited 3600d ago )

"Nuh uh! 1080i is teh suckzorz. Itz not teh tru HD! I can see the difference on thursdays at 9:42 a.m. when I've smoked some weed and I look out of my left eye!"

season0073600d ago

Will there be a time that TV makers no longer make 720p TV unless it is limited by the size? say 24inches or below

We all know that 24inches or above LCD screen can produce a resolution of 1920x1080(1200) with no problem, so as a matter of fact, if tv makers are only going to make 1080p TVs after sat 1-2 years, of course it is going to be the standard for FullHD TV like 480i dominated for so many years

and btw i wonder what will HD DVD camp say if 1080p TV does dominate the market a couple years after

The_Engineer3600d ago (Edited 3600d ago )

I've never seen one issue draw out so much ignorance from fanboys.

here's a clue for you: Interlaced was called a bad idea back when it was first proposed 50 somewhat years ago. interlaced is why you have "jitter" or better known as "flicker" in your images. HIGH RESOLUTION devices like PC's have used ALWAYS used progressive signals.

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