High-definition television

technical standard
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High Definition TV (HDTV) uses digital signals and the 16:9 aspect ratio standard. This is different to SDTV (Standard Definition TV) that uses analog signals and the 4:3 aspect ratio standard.

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HDTV picture resolution is at least twice that of SDTV, so it can present a more vivid screen than analog. HDTV can control resolution efficiently.

YouTube can upload/view video in 1080p or higher HD.

There are different HD standards. The common ones are:

As a comparison, Super Hi-Vision at his 7680x4320p pixels, ATSC at his 1920x1080p pixels and PAL+ at his 1024x576p pixels.