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1080i

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1080p vs 1080i

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720p vs 1080i Comparison (Uncharted 2)

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Which is better 1080i or 1080p?

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Progressive vs Interlaced Scan (1080P vs 1080i)

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Which is better: 1080i or 1080p?

1080i is an abbreviation referring to a combination of frame resolution and scan type, used in high-definition television (HDTV) and high-definition video. The number "1080" refers to the number of horizontal lines on the screen. The "i" is an abbreviation for "interlaced"; this indicates that only the odd lines, then the even lines of each frame are drawn alternately, so that only half the number of actual image frames are used to produce video. A related display resolution is 1080p, which also has 1080 lines of resolution; the "p" refers to progressive scan, which indicates that the lines of resolution for each frame are "drawn" in on the screen sequence.
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