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so i have been seeing t.v.s with resolutions going up to 8K!!! i have really been wondering if were gonna be doing anything with 8K or if it's all hype!!! i haven't seen any 8K blu ray players or discs not even any broadcasts.. all i seen is stuff recorded on usb thumb drives that's about it.. hell they really haven't gotten 4K off the ground yet!!!
 

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so i have been seeing t.v.s with resolutions going up to 8K!!! i have really been wondering if were gonna be doing anything with 8K or if it's all hype!!! i haven't seen any 8K blu ray players or discs not even any broadcasts.. all i seen is stuff recorded on usb thumb drives that's about it.. hell they really haven't gotten 4K off the ground yet!!!
Personally, I'm sticking with 4K for the time being but... :rolleyes:



 
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Personally, I'm sticking with 4K for the time being but... :rolleyes:



i agree with you. i am sticking with 4K for now. there's no blu ray players or movies out in 8K yet. and to get 8K it doubles the cost of a 4K set :coco
 

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My 2018 4K LG OLED cost less than my 2009 Samsung LED-backlit 1080p LCD TV. So yes, now is not the time to jump in to get an 8K TV. Wait for content, and save your pocket change to help defray the costs.
 
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Wait for content, and save your pocket change to help defray the costs.
I'm still waiting for something more than occasional 4K content. I'm also not a fan of the idea that even some of the 4K content is upconverted from 2K masters.

To be honest, I think 2K HDR+WCG would probably suffice for me.
 
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So what's next, 16K, 32K, maybe 64K? :rolleyes

With most broadcasters still transmitting "HD" in 720 I won't hold my breath for 4K much less 8K considering it's 7 years since 4K was introduced and there is nada 4K OTA.
 

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I doubt 8K will ever be widespread in the home. Maybe for large commercial screens, but nothing visible in the home, except bragging rights. Will they ever get as cheap as HDTVs are today?
 

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I doubt 8K will ever be widespread in the home. Maybe for large commercial screens, but nothing visible in the home, except bragging rights. Will they ever get as cheap as HDTVs are today?
sammy's wall t'v is 8k. though i don't wan't to know how much it costs!!! along with some other smaller sets. but then again there's no hardware or software for it
 

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So what's next, 16K, 32K, maybe 64K? :rolleyes

With most broadcasters still transmitting "HD" in 720 I won't hold my breath for 4K much less 8K considering it's 7 years since 4K was introduced and there is nada 4K OTA.
movies studios from what i hear are filmimg in 16k sometimes.. i'm not holding my breath for 8k atleast there's software and players for 4K though not all of the discs look like 4K quality depending on how it's mastered. OTA is going 4K there bata testing in in areas now but damm it's taking em for ever!! i hear that 8K will take care of all of the screw up's that 4K has. the only screw up i see 4K have is lack of content. nothing can be done as far as PQ on a disc depending on how it's mastered
 

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So what's next, 16K, 32K, maybe 64K?
I expect that what's next is new display technologies, not higher resolutions that benefit nobody.
With most broadcasters still transmitting "HD" in 720 I won't hold my breath for 4K much less 8K considering it's 7 years since 4K was introduced and there is nada 4K OTA.
Most broadcasters aren't transmitting 720p HD. Only ABC and Fox are. That leaves CBS, NBC and CW doing 1080i. Your statement is false.

Even Disney will crack at some point and they'll start offering higher than 720p HD resolution as even the small TVs (<40") adopt 1080 and 2160 displays.
 
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movies studios from what i hear are filmimg in 16k sometimes.
You hear misinformation. Outside of perhaps the scientific community, there's really no point in going to even 8K when the movie theaters (should they survive) still have lots of 2K and a few 4K screens. If the movie theaters don't survive, the practical high end will likely be 4K but a lot of the content will be viewed on small screens (or screens from Apple that aren't some nice round multiple of 1080).

Guardians of the Galaxy II was the first film shot in 8K cinema but it was distributed in 2K formats.
 
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I expect that what's next is new display technologies, not higher resolutions that benefit nobody.
Most broadcasters aren't transmitting 720p HD. Only ABC and Fox are. That leaves CBS, NBC and CW doing 1080i. Your statement is false.
Citing those three examples hardly consitutes "most". Out of the 80 channels my latest scan locked only 3 are in 1080. Far more are in 720 and that's not counting the 480 diginets. My statement is backed up by math, not an assumption.
 
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My statement is backed up by math, not an assumption.
Their backed up by math done on your anecdotal observations and that's not good math. The fact is that outside of Disney and what's left of Fox, pretty much everything else has always been 1080. This is true of HD OTA channels as well as HD cable channels.

That some DTV stations have chosen to hobble their HD feeds down to 720p so they could fit two HD channels into the space of one rather than going to AVC compression is a double sacrifice.
 

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