What You Really Need To Know About 4K Vs. 1080p TVs
The difference between a 1080p TV and a 4K TV is noticeable. But you might have a hard time finding stuff to watch to get the full 4K experience.By Leah Becerra | November 4, 2015
Here's a question: What's the difference between 4K, 1080p and all the other resolution stuff?
This is a whole lot easier to explain with some visual aid, so let's just skip straight to that.
The footage on the left is being displayed on a 4K Ultra HD TV; on the right it's being displayed on a 1080p TV. Up close you'll notice 4K footage looks almost buttery smooth, while the same clip in 1080p looks like it has gaps of black space between the color. (Video via Digital Trends)