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Poll Results: What resolution do you think (or know) will become the new standard?

 
  • 0% (0)
    4096 x 2048 (4:2)
  • 4% (1)
    4096 x 2160 (256:135)
  • 95% (23)
    3840 x 2160 (16:9)
  • 0% (0)
    A different one (Post it in the thread)
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post #1 of 8
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Looks like it is 3840x2160, didn't know there were a bunch of them on sale already.
Edited by Shadow11377 - 7/22/13 at 5:33pm
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Best Buy has the new Sony 4K TVs in stock (at least in CT) and the resolution is 3840x2160.
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4:2? Didn't anyone teach you to reduce fractions in school? Whenever I see 16:10 it makes me cringe. They are going to be 3,840 x 2,160, which is not 4k, it's 2160p. Calling it 4x would make more sense.
 
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post #4 of 8
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ramicio View Post

4:2? Didn't anyone teach you to reduce fractions in school? Whenever I see 16:10 it makes me cringe. They are going to be 3,840 x 2,160, which is not 4k, it's 2160p. Calling it 4x would make more sense.

Didn't anyone teach you to read in school?

The 4:2 is right next to 4096x2048. A resolution that exists, and 4096x2048 is clearly 4:2. Yes, I know math.
http://www.engadget.com/2007/01/15/sharps-4k-x-2k-64-inch-ultra-high-res-monitor/
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post #5 of 8
Its already
3840 x 2160

There are plenty of 4K TV's and ASUS and Dell have announced their 4K monitors.

All 16:9

All 3840 x 2160

This is the new 1080p, start getting used to it...

All the elitists who keep saying 4096 x 2160 (256:135) is the real 4K, good luck finding a screen...
post #6 of 8
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As I said in the OP, I'm aware they're 3840x2160. I made this thinking they weren't on sale yet, last time I looked this stuff up was before they released any specs.

Glad they chose the right one to mass produce, though 2160p might have been a better way to advertise them IMO.
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post #7 of 8
Quote:
Originally Posted by Shadow11377 View Post

Didn't anyone teach you to read in school?

The 4:2 is right next to 4096x2048. A resolution that exists, and 4096x2048 is clearly 4:2. Yes, I know math.
http://www.engadget.com/2007/01/15/sharps-4k-x-2k-64-inch-ultra-high-res-monitor/

Grasp logic for a second. 4,096 x 2,048 is a cinema resolution and it's CALLED "4Kx2K". It's NOT called "4:2". Its aspect ratio is reduced from 4:2 to 2:1. 16:10 should always be reduced to 8:5. A colon denotes a ratio. A "x" indicates that you're talking about a 2D resolution.
 
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post #8 of 8
There's nothing supports 4k I think I'm not going to buy it until 5 years at least even 3d when I tried it on ES7100 Samsung it wasn't that impressive frown.gif
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