Originally Posted by vipervick
I need to rant here. With the next generation of resolution, UHD, people are swarming all over this "4K" bandwagon. However, this is a severe misconception.
To keep it simple, DVD is 480p and Blu-Ray is 1080p. These all describe the resolution in the vertical plane, the height of the screen if you will. HD resolution is 1920x1080 pixels.
UHD is twice that at 3840x2160 pixels.
We don't call Blu-Ray 2K, describing the width. So why in the hell are people calling UHD 4K???
It makes no sense...
Yes, its the number of lines that makes bluray 2K and UHD 4K from those numbers I bold in RED.
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