said by zod5000:
Except you need an 80 inch TV (unless your sitting really close) to benefit from the higher resolution.
This is why I think 4k is a niche product. Unless there's a fundamental shift to people having 80"+ tv's in their living rooms, why are the masses going to upgrade?
HDTV made sense because there was a simultaneous turn to people wanting the new larger thin flatscreen sets, so HDTV and Plasma/LCD walked hand in hand.
People are yearning for 80 inch sets, so how useful is 4k going to be to the masses? I think it'll end up being another 3d. A niche product, rarely used, than ends up being a feature in tv's that isn't used that much.
I call BS, I sit 8 FT from the 55in set and 4K looks sharper than HD. I for one think HD looks bad past 50/55in.
How about you own or at lest see 4k content before making statement's about something you never had.