What Is The Best Format For Viewing, 4:3 Or 16:9 (Widescreen)?

Last Update date : 2012.11.19

The best format for viewing depends on the format of the program you are watching. If you are watching a program that is being broadcast in the standard, 4:3 format, use 4:3. If you are watching a program that is being broadcast in the widescreen (16:9) format, use widescreen.

Note 1: Analog channels always broadcast in the 4:3 format and never broadcast in the 16:9 format. HDTV channels broadcast most of the time in the 16:9 format.

Note 2: Even though 4:3 and 16:9 are the two standard size formats, if you don't like the size of the picture you are watching, you can often change it to one of several other sizes. For information about the changing the screen size.Please refer to your User Manual.

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