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2K TVBefore 4K TVs became popular, 2K TVs were the most common type of HDTV set with a screen resolution of 1,920 horizontal and 1,080 vertical pixels (1080p). Laptops and computer monitors are also widely available in 2K resolution to be like TVs for movie viewing. Prior to 4K TVs, there was no "2K" designation. The 2K was coined to contrast a regular 2K HDTV from 4K Ultra HD. See 1080p.
High-Definition Resolutions2K 1920x1080 (see DTV)
4K 3840x2160 (see 4K TV)
5K 5120x2880 (see 5K monitor)
6K 6144x3160 (see 6K resolution)
8K 7680x4320 (see 8K TV)
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Hollywood movies are delivering content in India in a 2k format
. A 4k movie is being delivered at 1/4th of its quality.
Developed jointly with NHK, the SK-UHD8060 features a single 33-million-pixel CMOS sensor and can transmit simultaneous 8K,4K/UHD and 2K format
signals at 60fps.
The field trial will implement the DCI specifications for both the 4K format of 4,096 by 2,160 pixels (total resolution of eight million pixels) and the 2K format
at 2,048 by 1,080 pixels (total resolution of two million pixels.)
Thus, change was required, and the company reveals that this decision saw Blackmagic become "the first-post-production facility in the region to scan film in 2k format
using the DI technology".