Is there a difference for the TV with 1080I and 1080P?

Is there a TV that is 1080 I?
I was told to get the TV with 1080I not 1080P is there a difference

Best Answer

Hi, LG WRman Greg here,

1080i and 1080p are both different and the same. Both signals contain the same information as they represent 1920×1080 pixel resolution. The difference comes from the way that signal is sent and displayed on an HDTV screen. The technical explanation is that 1080i video is interlaced whereas 1080p video is progressive scan.

What it means is that for 1080i, there are 1080 horizontal lines to be displayed on the TV but not all are displayed simultaneously; they are interlaced instead, resulting in a frame rate of 30 frames per second but each frame is split into the left and right field to be displayed after each other and your brain subconsciously put them together to make up the whole picture.

For 1080p, all the 1080 horizontal lines are displayed at the same time so the TV has a 60 frames per second display. This resolution will have the highest quality as well as smoother looking image, with less motion artifacts. However, the signal must also be broadcast at 1080p resolution.

So whoever told you to get the 1080i instead of 1080p TV was probably joking. If you are looking for a good HD TV that can display full HD 1080p content, check out some of these LG LM-series TVs – some of the best HD smart TV on the market right now:

LG WRman Greg out!

One Response to “Is there a difference for the TV with 1080I and 1080P?”

  1. iPlay says:

    Thanks you are informed and that is what we need

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