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Old 01-31-2013, 03:02 AM   #76
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If that ever happens it will be at least 5 years away. Most people still don't watch HD and not all channels are not broadcast in HD. I don't see 4K for tv happening any time soon perhaps in 10 years.
It might happen in a single country or 2. But I fully agree.

Also 4K serves close to zero purpose besides bragging right. Not to mention all the TV companies just upgraded to HD for countless billions of $. And they aint about to throw away that investment. Everything they own today would need to be replaced to offer 4K. And there is no return of money on it, consumers dont wont pay more to get 4K.
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Old 01-31-2013, 03:53 AM   #77
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It might happen in a single country or 2. But I fully agree.

Also 4K serves close to zero purpose besides bragging right. Not to mention all the TV companies just upgraded to HD for countless billions of $. And they aint about to throw away that investment. Everything they own today would need to be replaced to offer 4K. And there is no return of money on it, consumers dont wont pay more to get 4K.
not much need for 4k.

An 1080p 80 inch tv at ten feet would show screen effect.

you could get up to 60 inch at 10 feet without seeing the grid.

never mind all the other issues to get it up and running.
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Old 01-31-2013, 06:15 AM   #78
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It might happen in a single country or 2. But I fully agree.

Also 4K serves close to zero purpose besides bragging right. Not to mention all the TV companies just upgraded to HD for countless billions of $. And they aint about to throw away that investment. Everything they own today would need to be replaced to offer 4K. And there is no return of money on it, consumers dont wont pay more to get 4K.
The average joe bought a HDTV not because for HD but rather because it was so much slimmer and more diagonal inches than their old bulky CRT and also the death of analog broadcasting.
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The average joe bought a HDTV not because for HD but rather because it was so much slimmer and more diagonal inches than their old bulky CRT and also the death of analog broadcasting.
the second point = good point
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Old 01-31-2013, 08:33 AM   #80
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The average joe bought a HDTV not because for HD but rather because it was so much slimmer and more diagonal inches than their old bulky CRT and also the death of analog broadcasting.
LOL.. really?.. and this is based on what data?

All you need do is stand in the stores and watch.. or even make small talk with people shopping for them. Picture size and clarity(usually in that order) is a guys number one priority.. and slimness would be for those women who care only about "skinny" aesthetic's.

But if you would happen to be right?.. then all the dozens and dozens of people I know who actually own them.. and still continue to make comments about the crispness and clarity of the shows and movies they watch on these TV's must not be considered "average joe's", I guess.

Also consider that even over the air is now broadcast in HD.. and the cheaper DVD players have HD upscaling now too. Not to mention the ever increasing popularity of Bluray.
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Old 01-31-2013, 10:07 AM   #81
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But if you would happen to be right?.. then all the dozens and dozens of people I know who actually own them.. and still continue to make comments about the crispness and clarity of the shows and movies they watch on these TV's must not be considered "average joe's", I guess.
The term "average joe" is a bit loaded.
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LOL.. really?.. and this is based on what data?

All you need do is stand in the stores and watch.. or even make small talk with people shopping for them. Picture size and clarity(usually in that order) is a guys number one priority.. and slimness would be for those women who care only about "skinny" aesthetic's.

But if you would happen to be right?.. then all the dozens and dozens of people I know who actually own them.. and still continue to make comments about the crispness and clarity of the shows and movies they watch on these TV's must not be considered "average joe's", I guess.

Also consider that even over the air is now broadcast in HD.. and the cheaper DVD players have HD upscaling now too. Not to mention the ever increasing popularity of Bluray.
Yeah, because the 1080p stuff they see in the store are what they will be watching at home and HD content aren't exactly bleeding edge these days.
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