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Old 12-03-2015, 12:30 AM
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Originally Posted by d4g4m View Post
The only device that will show full uncompressed 4k 2160 will be a blu ray 4k player. [which will be on the market soon] Just as you don't get full 1920x1080 from cable/sat/ISP [it's 1440x1080] You won't get 2160 with them either. You do get full HD 1920x1080 on prime OTA antenna channels. There are no plans from the FCC for transmitting 4k.
If you start viewing movies advertised as 4k, make sure your monthly plan has huge amounts of gigs available.
Blu-ray uses a lossy compression... so it's not quite full uncompressed video, but it will yield 2160p. There's plenty of devices on the market that can show 2160p on a 4k screen... including most modern smartphones.
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Old 12-03-2015, 07:39 PM
Location: Sarasota FL
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I have DISH but also have an antenna because DISH does not carry any local sub-channels [of which my area has many] . My 48" Samsung is 1920x1080. DISH like all other sat/cable/ISP compresses to 1440x1080 I can definitely see a higher quality sharper picture when I use the antenna to view local broadcast prime channels.
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Old 12-04-2015, 02:02 PM
Location: Southern California
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Originally Posted by Jimmyp25 View Post
I bought a 70 inch 4k TV . What are my options for 4K content? I am trying to find a true blue-ray 4k dvd player but do they exist?

I just want to watch movies in 4K? I have apps on the TV, but have not been able to achieve 4k greatness.?

Any suggestions !?
If you haven't done so, you need to upgrade your netflix account to 4k, I think it is $12.99 a month. Then you have to use the built in application to watch it.
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Old 12-04-2015, 02:46 PM
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For the heck of it, YouTube has some 4K content that you can watch for free, assuming your TV has the YouTube app.
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