4K vs 2K RESOLUTION DEMO
With thoughts on
DIFFERENT SCALING ALGORITHM
Media Player Classic
TV / BIGGER TV / CINEMA
Even if we are sitting very close to the screen, let’s say at a 60 degree viewing angle, the pixels are getting so small that we cannot tell the difference between 4k and 2k resolution anymore.
SAME BITRATE COMPRESSION
Blade Runner 2049 / Directed by Denis Villeneuve / © Warner Bros. Pictures
A 4k resolution requires a lot more bitrate compared to a lower resolution to avoid artifacts.
If you want to dig deeper into this topic, I recommend Yedlin’s
“Resolution Demo Part 2” Video: http://yedlin.net/ResDemo/