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    News - Amazon bringing 4K streaming to Prime Instant Video this October

    Date was accidentally confirmed by a Samsung 4K TV press release.
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    Re: News - Amazon bringing 4K streaming to Prime Instant Video this October

    I am limited to 60GBs download per month, so downloading 4K content would eat this up pretty quickly. Besides which, I am happy with the resolution of the content I get now, so it doesn't really bother me that much, maybe in a couple of years I will change my mind.

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    Re: News - Amazon bringing 4K streaming to Prime Instant Video this October

    Simple lack of an Android streaming app, poor layout on Smart TV's(bluray players too) , old selection of films and shows compared to Netflix and Now TV,

    means Amazon Instant Video is slowing sinking into the ground.

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    Re: News - Amazon bringing 4K streaming to Prime Instant Video this October

    But is it -REALLY- 4k? Or is it like Netflix' supposed 1080p which is so washed out and overcompressed to be near unwatchable on a normal telly IMO.

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    Re: News - Amazon bringing 4K streaming to Prime Instant Video this October

    Quote Originally Posted by wasabi View Post
    But is it -REALLY- 4k? Or is it like Netflix' supposed 1080p which is so washed out and overcompressed to be near unwatchable on a normal telly IMO.
    Seems doubtful tbh. I reckon only when there's a new gen of UltraBluRay or UHD-DVD will we get uncompressed video in large quantities.

    I don't like the idea of my neighbours clogging the Interweb superhighway with tons of 4k data anyway... ;-)
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    Re: News - Amazon bringing 4K streaming to Prime Instant Video this October

    Quote Originally Posted by Pleiades View Post
    I reckon only when there's a new gen of UltraBluRay or UHD-DVD will we get uncompressed video in large quantities.
    If that ever happens

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brewster0101 View Post
    If that ever happens

    http://www.eteknix.com/blu-ray-disc-...n-of-4k-discs/

    It's a start I guess...
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