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  Reply # 493071 13-Jul-2011 20:43
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Content wise - be wary of stores who only play full HD on their panels...
Sure it'll look GREAT in the store, but it's not what you're going to watch all the time at home.
Ask for them to put on free to air TV, or Sky... or, if you're into gaming, take your console in and start comparing. Also, ask the picture mode to be set to 'Standard' or similar...

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  Reply # 493134 13-Jul-2011 23:33
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crackrdbycracku: Hi, 

I'm in the market for a new TV, about 32", and I am wondering if it is worth it paying extra for Full HD as in 1920 x 1080 over HD Ready at 1366 x 768. 

Now I know the initial response is high res = better. But my question is how many truly HD source for content are there out there that would really show the difference?

I know Blu-Ray would and I know there is full HD content on YouTube. I figure there is some downloadable stuff out there but I also figure it is illegal or iTunes expensive and these would be massive files which would push the band-width cap. 

I will be watching Freeview and dvds along with playing on the x-box, so no Blu-Ray player a la PS3.

So, what are the other content sources I haven't thought of?


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At 32" you'll never notice the difference between 1080p or 720p its only when you go larger than 42" that 1080p makes a difference in picture quality... and the so called HD content on youtube is only up-scaled 480p

I have an 32" HD ready LG and to tell you the truth both DVD's and FV satalite are perfectly fine picture wise but my sister has an 52" samsung full HD and her none HD mysky looks bleeding awful in comparison   

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 493394 14-Jul-2011 15:13
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1440p - WHAT THE HECK!!

Are there really super HD tvs out there already?  Is 1080p really not good enough? 

Oh no, I am a luddite.




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