1080p vs 4k
How do you choose a television for your home theatre? You can find 40-50-inch televisions for sale as little as $200. But are they a good investment? 1080p has been a TV standard for years and most cable and streaming services use 1080p. 4K is quickly taking over due to its higher resolution and better image quality. Which is right for your home theatre? The team at Home Audio Pro’s Bend can help you choose the right television for your home theatre.
Most new TVs offer 1080p resolution. It offers a resolution of 1920x1080 pixels which provides a crisp, beautiful image. 1080p is the standard resolution of most cable systems, streaming services and gaming consoles. If you currently own a 1080p television, you can experience most content in an amazing resolution. 1080p is the current standard for broadcast TV. 1080p televisions are quite inexpensive today and can be a great buy for a budget friendly home theatre install. In the next few years, many streaming services and gaming platforms will be able to fully utilize 4K. You may want to consider an upgrade if it can meet your budget.
4K is where most TV technology is headed. Luckily, prices on 4K TVs are quickly declining LED and HDR TVs are almost exclusively 4K. You will receive an improvement to color, sharpness and image quality when using 4K. You’ll also notice that many streaming services like Netflix, Disney+, Hulu and YouTube are moving to 4K resolution. Gaming in 4K can truly be a mind-blowing experience. If you plana on upgrading to next gen consoles you should seriously consider a 4K television. Purchasing a 4K television will future proof your home theatre for years.
No matter what type of television you own we can provide an installation solution. We can mount almost any size television on a wall in your home. Our team are experts at cable management and all your cables will be hidden from site giving your home theatre setup a pleasing aesthetic. We always install any mounted television into a wall stud to ensure its safety. We will then run cables in walls or hide them under wire covers. Our team will connect any components you own including audio systems, game consoles, cable boxes, and video players.
What’s Next for Televisions
If you have a 4K television your theatre should be future proof for years. You won’t have to worry about your television becoming obsolete. But if you are looking to install the latest technologies available, we can assist you. There are 8K TVs already on the market. The resolution is 7680x4320 pixels compared to 4K TVs at 3840x2160 pixels. No streaming service of cable service offers 8K resolution yet so it will be years before you can experience your 8K TV at its true resolution. There are also roll-up screens on the market. These are “paper-thin” TVs that offer 4K resolution. Of course these items come at a price tag far behind the highest quality 4K OLED TVs.