1080p video smackdown: iTunes vs. Blu-ray

ARS - Ars was recently able to conclude that the newly launched iTunes movies encoded in 1080p do, in fact, look better than the same content encoded in 720p, despite the modest increase in file size. That's good news for iTunes customers. But the real question is: how do iTunes 1080p downloads compare to the reigning king of home video image quality—Blu-ray Disc (BRD)? This is what we set out to test.

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-Mezzo-2410d ago

iTunes performed considerably well, considering it small file size comparing to the Blu-Ray Disc.

But as expected Blu-Ray won, though just slightly.

Brawler2409d ago (Edited 2409d ago )

the main reason for the file size difference is obviously the audio lossless audio on bluray takes a ton of space.