“The article also suggests that Apple might try to trump the TV makers and go 5K, forgetting that a key reason to have 5K on the new iMac, and a small number of third-party displays, is that you can edit 4K video at its natural resolution, and use the extra pixels for menu bar and other app navigation aids,” Sternberg writes. “So it’s a big deal for content creators, but not so much for regular people watching a TV. Besides, the visible difference would be minimal. Right now, you need a fairly large set even to see 4K.”
“Besides, the next video standard touted by the TV makers is 8K. What sense would it make for Apple to deliver a picture with a resolution unsupported on any TV set since Apple doesn’t plan to make one?” Sternberg writes. “I trust you see my point.”
Much more in the full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: We wouldn’t get too worked up over yet another Cringely conspiracy theory.
Apple TV’s 4K future – May 28, 2015