6e8412f8ec It's still technically HD, and still looks better than standard-definition cable, but it's not as good as it could be. The benefits of progressive scan become especially apparent during scenes with lots of motion just take a look at the pictures below and note the stark differences in clarity and sharpness. I'm not saying your set is garbage (unless it's a Westinghouse, Vizio, Sanyo, etc,). But most consumers don't really see a marked difference until at least a 42-inch screen, if not larger. In 1080i, however, the tie and its fine pinstripe pattern was as crisp and clear and sharp as can be, no "video noise" whatsoever! So the difference between 720p and 1080i is significant, with 1080i much more clear on fine details onscreen. :p Now piss off. Comparison chart 1080i versus 720p comparison chart 1080i720p current rating is 3.16/512345 (209 ratings) current rating is 3.36/512345 (170 ratings)Screen Resolution 1920x1080 (two million pixels when multiplied) 1280x720 (fewer than one million pixels when multiplied) Display Technology Interlaced (that's what the "i" stands for) Progressive (that's what the "p" stands for) HDTV Usage 1080i is the most commonly used HDTV format, and has been adopted by most television broadcast, cable, and satellite outlets as their HDTV broadcast standard.
Progressive display technology A comparison of common digital video resolutions 1080i - Interlaced 1080i represents 1,080 lines of resolution scanned in alternate fields consisting of 540 lines each. Comments: 1080i vs 720p Anonymous comments (5) February 11, 2013, 6:36am Irrespective of the comments both ways on thios subject, they appear to all be ignorant of the differences compounded by the amount of data delivered via OTA vs Cable or SAT. I have a 42" and a 32" on the 42" there isnt much of a difference between 720p and 1080i but i heard 720p is better for more fast paced games such as racing gamesso I use 720p on that one. The Difference Well start with the abbreviations 1080p is short for 1080 progressive scan, whereas 1080i is short for 1080 interlaced scan. unused. There are significant differences between the two that may affect the TV you buy and your TV viewing experience.720p is 1,280 pixels across a screen horizontally and 720 pixels down the screen vertically. We're a bunch of spoiled brats, ha ha! furtherfanMember Since: June 30, 2007Posts: 3699furtherfanFollowForum Posts: 3699Followed by: 0Reviews: 0 Stacks: 0Forum Karma: 0#22 Posted by furtherfan (3699 posts) - 9 years, 3 months ago 720P Darklink25Member Since: March 16, 2006Posts: 416Darklink25FollowForum Posts: 416Followed by: 0Reviews: 0 Stacks: 0Forum Karma: 0#23 Posted by Darklink25 (416 posts) - 9 years, 3 months ago my HDTV is crt and i use 1080i my friend got a LCD tv and it had 720p and 1080i i told him to go with 720p so for LCD 720p and CRT 1080i i say furtherfanMember Since: June 30, 2007Posts: 3699furtherfanFollowForum Posts: 3699Followed by: 0Reviews: 0 Stacks: 0Forum Karma: 0#24 Posted by furtherfan (3699 posts) - 9 years, 3 months agoTrust me.you can see the difference when you are looking at a true 1080P signal through HDMI. 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