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720p vs. 1080p - Big difference?

Old 09-19-06, 04:31 PM
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720p vs. 1080p - Big difference?

After a long dispute with Samsung over my broken 50" DLP monitor, they have made me an offer for a new replacement:

a 720p 50" for $350
or
a 1080p 50" for $560

Is it worth the extra cash?
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Old 09-19-06, 05:08 PM
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What resolution can the 1080p accept? Just because it can display 1080p doesn't mean it can accept it.
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Old 09-19-06, 07:28 PM
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model numbers?
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Old 09-19-06, 09:23 PM
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1080 is about twice the resolution of 720.
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Old 09-19-06, 09:34 PM
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here are the two models:

http://www.circuitcity.com/ssm/Samsu...oductDetail.do

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http://www.circuitcity.com/ssm/Samsu...oductDetail.do
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Old 09-20-06, 12:14 AM
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For $200, it is a no-brainer in my book. Even if the set only accepts 1080i (I didn't look at the specs), HD-DVDs and HDTV will look great.
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Old 09-20-06, 12:16 AM
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Assuming you don't have a price issue, take the 1080. There's no question.
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