Why are full HD sets called 1080P not 1920P?

Answer It's just a continuation of the practice originated in the good ol' days of TV and other devices that used CRTs, like radar receivers and oscilloscopes. Back then there were no "pixels." Instead,... Read More »

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Do 1080p TV sets convert 1080i signal to 1080p format?

All LCD displays use progressive scanning, namely the whole frame is built up line by line rather than odd lines followed by even lines. Therefore, by default, 1080i will be converted to 1080p, but... Read More »

What is the difference between 1080p and 1080i HDTV sets?

720p, 1080i, and 1080p are three types of broadcast signals that may reach your HDTV set as an input, with 1080p being the highest quality and, as of mid 2008, only available on Blue-Ray discs and ... Read More »

Is full HD (1080p) really that better?

It depends on many things, but the bottom line is probably not. See the first link for a good overview.But it's not (directly) a screen size issue. Mainly it depends where you sit relative to the s... Read More »

What is the different between HD ready and Full HD 1080p?

HD ready has nothing to do with the lines of resolution. It simply means that the TV can display a HD signal, from a HD source, but doesn't have an HD tuner built in.