What is 4K? Next-generation resolution explained | TV and Home Theater – CNET Reviews

As if LED and 3D TV weren’t confusing enough, 2012 and beyond will bring an HDTV technology called 4K. It’s being heralded as the next high-def, and manufacturers are already lining up to bring you products.

But just as was the case with 3D, it’s the hardware chicken before the software egg: there’s no consumer 4K content available. Still, if you listen to the industry, it’ll tell you it’s the last resolution you’ll ever need. So what is 4K anyway, and what makes it different from high definition?

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