1080p on a 1920x768 Screen Resolution

  sparky11 20:50 07 Oct 2007
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Can sombody put me in the picture ?
I keep seeing TVs advertised as having full HD 1080P but wen you read the garb the screen resolution is only 1920x768 so how can this be?

confused !!

  skidzy 20:59 07 Oct 2007

Without knowing the exact details Sparky,i believe its to do with upscaling.

Im currently in the process of trying to understand all this myself.

Ive recently bought a 40" Sony lcd tv,and now looking for a good compatible 1080p Sony dvd player,as you,reading the garb just seems to highlight upscaling and downscaling.
Some info here click here

  sparky11 22:00 07 Oct 2007

Thank,s skidzy a intresting artical but it dose not answer my question,

  davidh50 22:10 07 Oct 2007

Try reading this,

click here

  sparky11 21:53 08 Oct 2007

Thank,s davidh50, It looks as if skidzy was on the right track, It would seem that they can get away with calling them 1080i TVs even though its downscaled 720

  davidh50 22:18 08 Oct 2007

Just found this,

click here

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