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Why does when I press the info button on the remote it shows 720 x 480i and the manufacturer says it is a 1080p?

asked on October 15, 2012

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The 720 x 480i refers to the channel's broadcast resolution. The TV is capable of displaying up to 1080p resolution but the program you're watching is only being sent at 480i, which is standard definition and not high definition. The only signal currently available in 1080p is if you connected a BluRay disc player with… see more The 720 x 480i refers to the channel's broadcast resolution. The TV is capable of displaying up to 1080p resolution but the program you're watching is only being sent at 480i, which is standard definition and not high definition. The only signal currently available in 1080p is if you connected a BluRay disc player with, preferably, an HDMI cable and watched a BluRay disc movie. TV broadcasts, even in HD are only 720p or 1080i at best. see less The 720 x 480i refers to the channel's broadcast resolution. The TV is capable of displaying up to 1080p resolution but the program you're watching is only being sent at 480i, which is standard definition and not high definition. The only signal currently available in 1080p is if you connected a BluRay disc player with, preferably, an HDMI cable and watched a BluRay disc movie. TV broadcasts, even in HD are only 720p or 1080i at best.
Luther Leong answered on October 20, 2012
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