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Hey guys...

The netbook I have been using just got repossessed by my ex so I find myself in the market for a tablet.

I am thinking about waiting for a price drop on Tegra 2 tablets, but how well do they handle 1080p video?

I plan on watching high def video and would rather not have to worry about whether it is 720p or 1080p...


Thanks!
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Most of them handle it fine if its properly formatted for the player. However, you will experience three issues.

1. Reduced battery life due to continuous video-scaling, not significant but worth mentioning (no tablet using Tegra 2 has 1080P resolution)
2. 1080P is not necessary for crystal clear video. Most tablets are 720P or so.
3. Space issues because of the size of the content.

Overall, you shouldn't have an issue, just don't expect more than 3 or 4 full-length movies on a full charge thumb.gif
     
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When you use youtube on the tablet, it goes to highest setting or 720p i think. Since the resolution is 1280x800 720p works best. as for my tablet goes. 1080p takes a while to buffer but my 720p runs straight from when i click it. not sure if that helped.
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I'm using the Toshiba thrive. I had another tegra 2 Acer a500 the audio playback when recording 720p sucked. I love the Toshiba thrive. Videos are smooth at high Res. Tegra 2 is pretty powerful
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