That stonking big 4K TV you bought for your photos

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Re: That stonking big 4K TV you bought for your photos

GodSpeaks wrote:

Fishchris wrote:

GodSpeaks wrote:

A couple of years ago I bought a 65" Samsung Series 8 SUHD TV. I bought it to watch movies. I do not watch broadcast TV anymore. I have yet to use it to view any of my photos, although I do use it to watch my edited 4K videos. I also have an android media box that supports 4K60P (Minix U9-H).

My photo viewing is done in large part on my desktop computer, which has a 28" 4K monitor. I find 28" is too small for 4K resolution

Hmmm. Interesting. I was on the fence 6 months ago between a 27" and a 32" 4K monitor. As it turned out, the 27" appeared sharper. I guess I could have just set farther away from my monitor, but I actually grab my 27" monitor on a fully articulating stand and pull it up pretty close for photo work.

Anyway, IMP experience, my 27" is not at all too small to take full advantage of 4K pixels.

I guess if you don't mind squinting. As you say, you have to grab your monitor and pull it up close. Personally, I prefer to have my monitor at a more reasonable viewing distance, hence my statement that I find 28 inches too small.


The iMac is 27" @ 5K, forget 4K.

No squinting required.

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