Posted on December 4, 2012 by KVMG-CMS   |  0 comments

1080i (pronounced "ten eighty eye") is shorthand name for a category of video modes.  The number 1080 stands for 1,080 lines of vertical resolution, while the letter i stands for interlaced (or non-progressive) scan.  1080i is considered to be an HDTV video mode.  The term usually assumes a widescreen aspect ratio of 16:9, implying a horizontal resolution of 1920 pixels and a frame resolution of 1920×1080 or exactly 2,073,600 pixels.