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Originally Posted by RobertWy View Post
I can't tell whether my X1 boxes are outputting 720p. My TV's say they are displaying 1080p and the picture quality has not changed as far as I can tell.

How can I find out what Comcast is broadcasting?
There isn't a native throughput setting on the X1 so far, so unless you are using a TiVo, for example, you can't tell as far as I know. From what Comcast has told me, all the HD channels will be recoded to 720p@60fps. I sent out a message to the engineers to ask for you. Some information may also be found here. to see if others have mentioned channels.

If you want to output video at 720p, go into the settings (gear icon), then device settings, then video display.

Update: I spoke to the engineer and was told that I am correct in my assessment that there currently is no way to determine on the X1 what resolution the viewed channels is being broadcast in.

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