Johnny G Junior's NoteBook Treasures: March 2009

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Resolution Displays for HD: whats it all mean anyway?

Ever wonder what resolutions are in HD, what sizes are they and where are they used... Wonder no more.

Resolution Pixels Aspect Ration Video Format Description

1024x768 786,432 16:9(non-sq) 720p/xga used for Plasma Display HDTV with non square Pixels (xga in simple is your computer display)

1280x720 921,600 16:9 720p/wxga used for Digital TV, DLP, LCD and LCOS production HDTV display (wxga - wide xga)

1366x768 1,049,088 16:9 720p/wxga - st HD used on LCD/PDP HDTV (HD ready, 7220p, 1080i) [1080i is hd video. 1080 is number of horizontal scan lines - 1080 lines of vertical resolution]

1024x1080 1,105,920 16:9 (non-square pixels) 1080p used on PDP HDTV display (full hd, hd ready 1080p) [1080p - p stands for progressive... NOT INTERLACED)

1280x1080 1,382,400 16:9 (non-square pixels) 1080p used on PDP HDTV displays(full hd, hd ready 1080p)

1920x1080 2,073,600 16:9 1080p-HDTV standard used for all types of HDTV technologies (Full HD, HD ready 1080p)

3840x2160 8,294,400 16:9 2160p DCI cinema 4k standard format Quad HDTV, there is no HD ready 2160p Quad HDTV format)