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Image resolution

Image resolution

 


Definition

Image resolution is the detail an image holds. The term applies to raster digital images, film images, and other types of images. Higher resolution means more image detail.

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Digital:

  • 500×480  : Digital8
  • 720×480  : D-VHS, DVD, miniDV, Digital Betacam (NTSC)
  • 720×480  : Widescreen DVD (anamorphic) (NTSC)
  • 720x576  : D-VHS, DVD, miniDV, Digital8, Digital Betacam (PAL/SECAM)
  • 720x576  : Widescreen DVD (anamorphic) (PAL/SECAM)
  • 1280×720  : D-VHS, HD DVD, Blu-ray, HDV (miniDV)
  • 1440×1080  : HDV (miniDV)
  • 1920×1080  : HDV (miniDV), AVCHD, HD DVD, Blu-ray, HDCAM SR
  • 1998x1080  : 2K Flat (1.85:1)
  • 2048×1080  : 2K Digital Cinema
  • 3840x2160  : 4K UHDTV
  • 4096×2160  : 4K Digital Cinema
  • 7680×4320  : 8K UHDTV
  • 15360x8640 : 16K Digital Cinema
  • 61440x34560 : 64K Digital Cinema

Sequences from newer films are scanned at 2,000, 4,000, or even 8,000 columns, called 2K, 4K, and 8K, for quality visual-effects editing on computers.
IMAX, including IMAX HD and OMNIMAX: approximately 10,000×7,000 (7,000 lines) resolution. It is about 70 Mpix, which is currently highest-resolution single-sensor digital cinema camera (as of January 2012).

 


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