YouTube is ready for it  and  Hulu and Netflix are embracing it.

So, what’s all the fuss about 4K, the next-generation high definition video format?

If you don’t really know what it is all about, here’s the essence of 4K.

It promises video resolution of up to 4 times the resolution of  Full HD 1080P video.

Full HD

– 1920 x 1080 pisels –

4K  Ultra HD

– 3840  x 2160 pixels

This  amounts to a whooping 8.3 million pixels.

What would you need to enjoy 4K video? Is it worthwhile to embrace 4K immediately or adopt the wait-and-see attitude?

Check out this video for an introductory explanation.