What is 360p?
360p is used to denote video resolution. Video resolution can be referred to as the unit of measurement for the width by height of a video in pixels.
Video resolution is usually denoted by number and letter combinations. In 360p, the 'p' stands for progressive display—which indicates how video is displayed on the screen.
- 360p commonly has a display resolution of 480*360 and comes under SD resolution.
- The screen resolution in 360p comprises 360 lines overlapping each other, and each line has a width of 480 pixels.
- A one-minute video in 360p SD format with 480*360 video resolution will have a file size of approximately 5 MB.
Benefits of 360p
The advantage of 360p is that this resolution consumes fewer system resources. But on the downside, it provides low-quality images in larger display systems. Hence it is not suitable for laptops or TV screens.
360p vs 480p
- It refers to 480*360 resolution
- It is suitable for mobile phones and tablets
- It produces blurry video quality on larger screens
- It requires very less data
- Most video cameras do not support this format.
- It refers to 720*480 resolution
- It is better suited for laptops and bigger screens
- It provides a better experience on larger screens
- It requires more internet data compared to 360p
- It can be used for burning DVDs.