Originally Posted by Supreme
You want convenience? That's perfectly fine, I'm all for it for the people that prefer it. Just don't come up with these lame "comparisons" to try and fool people into thinking it actually approaches the quality of a good quality transfer Blu-ray... it does not. I have Netflix and some of the movies/TV shows are actually quite decent. Doesn't mean I'm gonna compare it to a Blu-ray transfer. That's idiotic.
No, it's idiotic to lose track of how subtle the differences are.
Sure, you can see the differences in a still photo. You can even see them on a TV in your living room if you look carefully. But in terms of watching a movie and enjoying it, the differences you're talking about are very minor. If I'm not actually looking for the differences, I don't see them at all-at least if the movie's any good.
Maybe the problem is that you're watching movies that are so bad that you have nothing better to occupy your mind than individual pixels?
No one is taking your Blu-Ray away. You're free to watch everything on BR if you prefer. But don't act like this isn't a big improvement for people who are more concerned about the movie and the convenience than subtle pixel differences.
Again, it's back to geeky spec games. "Let's measure the heck out of everything and see if we can prove that my favorite is better than someone else's favorite and we'll focus only on one measure of the product so I can feel superior." Some people are willing to trade off minor quality differences for convenience. It's really none of your business.