Author Topic: RUMOR: Playstation 4 will support 4K Resolution  (Read 542 times)

Offline madstarr12

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Sony’s (SNY) plan to introduce an 80-inch XBR LED television set with 4K resolution is said to be the start of a larger scheme to push 4K on consumers, much like 3D was a huge push in the industry a couple of years ago. Since 3D isn’t gaining much traction, Sony (and we’d assume the rest of the industry) is betting on 4K as a way to get consumers to upgrade their home entertainment devices. Sony is already selling 4K Blu-ray players for $200, and the company’s next-generation PlayStation 4 will indeed support 4K resolution playback as well, a source tells us. Like the PlayStation 3 did with Blu-ray, Sony is betting that by including the ability to support 4K resolution media — games and movies — consumers will have an incentive to upgrade to new 4K television sets.

I believe Sony will be making a bit of a mistake here. 4k Televisions will go on the market later this year, but don't be surprised to see them priced at tens of thousands of dollars. Very few games run currently in a native resolution of 1080p, the norm seems to be 720p(30 fps). How can they expect to run something over 4 times the resolution they're having trouble running in?

PS4 price: five hundred and ninety-nine US dollars perhaps? With a chance of more giant enemy crabs!
« Last Edit: August 22, 2012 by madowlztarr »