What does the p in 1080p stand for?

Answer p stands for "progressive"

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What is the difference in a Blu Ray being displayed at 1080p and a DVD that has been upconverted to 1080p?

That's a question that many consumers ask.The DVD itself has 480 lines of resolution. The conversion multiples and makes some calculations to give you the 1080p. The picture has the same resolution... Read More »

What is better a 1080p 120hz or a 1080p 240hz?

1080p 240hz is the better choice, the numbers 120hz and 240hz are the speeds in which the picture refreshs itself. Which means 240hz is going refresh 240 times per second which is twice as fast as ... Read More »

Normal DVD player that is not 1080p is compatible with 1080p samsung tv?

The proper question to be asked would be: is an 1080p samsung TV compatible with non-1080p DVD players? Probably YES, because most devices today are made to be backward-compatible (ie. be able to p... Read More »

57 inch Mitsubishi 1080p LCD tv but it say 480i standard on the screen how do you change it to 1080p?

It should change by itself if you are getting a 1080 program. UNLESS you are using a Satellite decoder box. I had to go to "settings" menu in the decorder box and uncheck 480i then check 480p, 720p... Read More »