1080p - the frame is produced by using a single progressive scan.
1080i - the frame is produced by using two simultaneous diagonal scans.
Human eye cannot differ the two resolutions, so paying an extra £1000+ for 1080p is definitely wasted money.
I think that 1080p does give a better picture, but you can only start to appreciate it on the bigger sized tv. For a 1080p screen to be noticably better than a 1080i one, you would probably need a screen size of over 60".
The human eye can actually tell the difference very well, especially when watching fast action or sports. 1080p is technically better to watch, but theoretically worse because it does not have the two sets of 540 interlaced lines being displayed alternately. Because each frame is composed of two separate lines being displayed and two moments in time, if the recorded object moves fast enough to be in different places when each field is captured it creates a 'combing' affect. So technically 1080p is better especially when you watch closely.
It also depends on the output of the signal being sent into the HDTV. over 85% of tv networks are being broadcast into 1080i the rest is 720P. When will they switch to 1080P? They won't it took over fifty years for the government to change the standard and it hasn't even been effect yet. Stations have already committed to either one of the standards and will be unlikely to change anytime soon.AnswerOn an Interlaced Picture the scan lines of a frame are arranged in two fields each. One of the two fields contains the odd lines and the other field contains the even lines. Interlacing is when these two fields are shown in sequence at twice the rate of the actual frame and at half the resolution. So each half frame is shown and is slightly different.
In the UK PAL televisions operates at 25 frames a second with 50 fields a second (USA 30 frames a second with 60 fields a second). A broadcasted signal that is Interlaced requires half the signal bandwidth of a Progressive signal. A progressive signal has a scan rate of 50 full frames per second compared with an interlaced signal which has half the frame speed.
Interlaced pictures on recordings made for television or with a video camera aren't able to be displayed on standard definition LCD televisions and Plasma televisions. This is because the picture isn't created with an electron scan like CRT tv's so LCD televisions and Plama TVs don't gain from the interlaced picture signal. Flat panel widescreen televisions have internal processing to create a progressive scanned picture from a interlaced image - i.e. Deinterlacing.
Progressive scanning is a method to display, transmit, and store a moving picture. Each frame has all of the lines instead of even lines or odd lines as with an Interlaced signal and they are shown in sequence.
The benefits of Progressive Scanning is that there is a greater vertical resolution than on Interlaced pictures at the same frame rate with out blurring, interlace artifacts, and reduced eye strain. It is also possible to scale to a higher resolution than it is with comparable interlaced sources. Because interlaced signal sources have to be deinterlaced before scaling with obvious combing artifacts, Progressive scanned full images give the best results when scaling.
The conversion of a progressive source such as 1080p/50 into an interlaced configuration such as 1080i/25 is easier than the conversion of an interlaced signal to a progressive format.
On a still picture there wont be any difference in picture quality between 1080i and 1080P. However with a 1080P source on moving images the 1080P will produce more fluid motion and higher resolution
If you don't intend to use a Blueray player, PlayStation 3, or to download films from the internet then a HD ready 1080i/720p tv will probably suffice. However if you want to future proof your self against possibility of future Full HD 1080p broadcasts then the full HD 1080p models are the ones to buy. Obviously if you have or are going to buy a Blueray player, PlayStation 3 or to you are going to down load full HD films then the full HD 1080p is the logical choice.
No, 1080p resolution is better than 1080i resolution. This also holds true with 480i and 480p resolution.
1080p is the current highest definition standard for HD televisions.
The difference between 1080i and 1080p is a subtle one. 1080p 50Hz or 1080p 60Hz update the image at twice the rate of 1080i 50Hz or 1080i 60Hz. For fast movement, 1080p handles image updates rather better than 1080i and tends to avoid image flicker that can be apparent on some interlaced formats. Whether or not it makes a noticeable difference depends on the television and the game content so it's worth trying both formats to make your own decision.
1080i/50 is better than 1080p/25. One frame in 1080i/50 is always derived in half with old and new fields and framerate is truly 50. This makes much better motion but detailaccuracy is same level as in 25p. Both have same bitrate so 1080i is clear winner in this comparison. 1080p/50 has better video quality than 1080i/50 but it has double bitrate which is a problem in broadcasting.
Regardless of the pixel height, progressive scan will always provide a better visual experience. So 1080p.
yup it can decode 1080p all the way threw 480i (1080i included)
HDTV is broadcast in two formats: 720p and 1080i. When your 1080p set gets these signals it has to convert them to 1080p. With 720p it scales the image to 1080p while with 1080i it deinterlaces the image. Current TVs are very good at this and so you wind up with the full 1080 lines of resolution in the end. If your 1080p is displaying 1080i on screen, it just means that is the signal it is receiving, but it is converted to 1080p before you see it.
Most modern LCD/Plasma TV's are capable of receiving and displaying 720i, 720p, 1080i and 1080p signals. Therefore your TV, if it can receive 1080i, should be quite happy with a 1080p signal.
The terms 1080i (interlaced) and 1080p (progressive) indicate how images are stored and displayed. In the days of analog tv this would be important, however with the advancement of technology most digital tvs can handle both 1080i and 1080p signals.
Sometimes it depends in what kind of TV you have, some TV's prefere 1080i to 1080p for example. But if you have a very good HD TV then 1080P is the best resolution to pick for High def Xbox 360 gaming. Hope this helped.
Negative, no networks broadcast in 1080P yet, it does 720P and 1080i
The best quality pictures come from 1080P
The both deal with the picture on the television. 1080i has interlaced pictures and 1,080 lines of vertical resolution for the picture. 1080p are progressive scans or non-interlaced pictures.
Yes, a 1080p television is currently the highest available resolution TV on the market. They are better than 1080i, and 720p in terms of picture quality.
If the TV is 1080i, 1080p or 720p, they are HDTV.
One with 1080p and 1080i compatability
no its 1080i
1080i is the highest output
Both 1080i and 1080p have the same resolution. That means that the amount of detail will be identical with either. However, 1080p delivers a complete image 50 times per second in Europe or 60 times per second in North America. 1080i delivers half of the image in the same time, followed by the other half in the following field. It follows that sports and other fast moving images will be better on 1080p than 1080i and that is indeed the case when the two are compared. The problem with 1080p is that it is not being broadcast at present and won't be for a number of years. 1080p required twice the bandwidth and twice the storage space. Broadcasters don't presently have equipment to handle live 1080p content. Most new televisions will handle 1080p but even if it does, sport that is broadcast in 1080i will never become 1080p quality. There is no need to worry though. 1080i delivers some great images even for sport. It is worth mentioning that the other HD standard, 720p offers a lower resolution than 1080 but it delivers a full frame 50 or 60 times each second. The bandwidth is the same as 1080p so the image detail is sacrificed a little for the sake of a faster frame rate. Some broadcasters in North America are using 720p but not all. In Europe, 720p is hardly ever seen with broadcasters all moving to 1080i as their standard.
Yes, if you use the proper cables
No, only 1080i. 1080p is currently only found on local video sources such as games consoles and computer displays. Broadcasters are currently using only 1080i and 720p as their HD formats.
Almost all HD televisions other than some older models will handle 1080p signals. A few of the early models may require the Bluray output to be set to 1080i rather than 1080p.
Picture quality would a better way to state it. The best sets are the 1080i and 1080p type.
Both 1080i and 1080p have an identical resolution on the screen. For static images, there is no difference between the two. The difference between them is that 1080i uses an "interlaced" signal format. The image is generated with 2 passes of the screen. The first draws all odd numbered lines and the second draws all even numbered lines. A "progressive" format refreshes the whole image on every pass so it delivers a full image at twice the rate of an interlaced image. For fast movement, 1080p has the edge over 1080i although most would agree that the difference in perceived quality is not a big one. Note that the format used is dependent on the program content. If it delivered as a 1080i signal, the fact that a television can handle 1080p does not make the incoming signal a 1080p format. Also, at present, broadcasters are not using 1080p as a transmission format and are unlikely to use it for a number of years. 1080p is found only on local sources such as games players, Bluray discs and computers.
the highest hd tv resolution is 1080i however it has been debated that 1080p is actually better because 1080p hd tv monitors can display every pixel of the highest-resolution