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4K resolution versus 8K resolution comparison chart
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Introduction (from Wikipedia) 4K resolution, also called 4K, refers to a horizontal resolution on the order of 4,000 pixels and vertical resolution on the order of 2,000 pixels. Several 4K resolutions exist in the fields of digital television and digital cinematography. 8K resolution refers to an image or display resolution with a width of approximately 8000 pixels. 8K UHD is the highest resolution defined in the Rec. 2020 standard.
HDTV Usage 4K (Ultra HD) is a newer, higher-resolution format than 1080p. It is becoming increasingly popular as of 2021. Most mid-to-high end TVs and projectors are 4K. Some are 8K. As of 2021, 8K resolution is much less popular than 4K because it is newer and more expensive. Only very high end TVs and projectors are available in 8K.
Resolution 3840 x 2160 pixels (about 8 million pixels) 7680 × 4320 pixels (about 32 million pixels)
Also known as 4K UHD, Ultra HD 8K UHD, Ultra HD
Aspect ratio 16:9 16:9


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