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Originally Posted by patmurphey /forum/post/0
Look at the specs - it appears that the XBR3 differs only in the glossy case and face color options - probably not worth worrying about
Originally Posted by necrolop /forum/post/0
The XBR1 has 768 lines, so everything is displayed at that resolution, the TV cannot change its resolution, since its a physical atribute. 480 and 720 sources are upscaled to 768 lines, 1080i is downscaled to 768 lines. At 40 inches 1080p vs 720/768p is noticable maybe on bluray/hd dvd, and most viewable using a PC hooked to the monitor. For HDTV you probably wont notice. I wouldnt sweat it too much, although depending on what price you can get the XBR1 for, it may be worth getting the 2500 model, which is basically the same thing as the XBR2 sans an HDMI input.
Originally Posted by adb /forum/post/0
I doubt if you will see any difference in 1080i back to 720 p. The Bravia is a very good set.