I don't even get the point of having an hd console.

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3 years ago#11
Pokerkid777 posted...
Sd tv's are called "sd" because, well they're the STANDARD. Why waste money and inflate the price if the standard def. (480p) still exists?


What back roads do you live in? Outside of a Disney kids tv at toys r us where else are you going to buy an SDTV?
3 years ago#12
Hell, if you're so worried about price. Get one at Black Friday where they're only gonna be 150+
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3 years ago#13
As a person who stuck with an SD TV till a couple months ago, what the ****?
3 years ago#14
...Because it looks better? Hell, theres a huge difference between even 720p and 1080p, 480p is ugly.
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3 years ago#15
Standard does not equal better.

HD does.

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3 years ago#16
agentjonny2579 posted...
Hell, if you're so worried about price. Get one at Black Friday where they're only gonna be 150+


Why wait, look around and you can find some good deals already. Fry's had a LG 47 inch LCD 3dtv for only $398. Awesome deal considering I paid that much for a 32 inch a year ago.
3 years ago#17
480p is actually EDTV...
SDTV is 480i...
And it's called SDTV because it was the standard, HDTV is the new standard.
Come back in a few years and you will see how people act like 1080p60 is unplayable because of new standards.
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3 years ago#18
Pokerkid777 posted...
Sd tv's are called "sd" because, well they're the STANDARD. Why waste money and inflate the price if the standard def. (480p) still exists?


Is it even possible to buy a new "SD tv"? Based on what is available in my local electronics retailers, I would argue that "HD" is the new standard, with "HD ready" as the lowest resolution available.
3 years ago#19
480 was made to standard in the ancient times. But things change and 1080p will be the new standard. Then 4000, then 10800, then 3D TV, then holograms and at last holodecks then 1080p holodecks. But god alone knows what we will have in 5 years
3 years ago#20
fuzi11 posted...
480 was made to standard in the ancient times. But things change and 1080p will be the new standard. Then 4000, then 10800, then 3D TV, then holograms and at last holodecks then 1080p holodecks. But god alone knows what we will have in 5 years


You forgot 1080p 3D VR Holodecks.
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