5K resolution is horizontal resolution of about 5,000 pixels. The most common 5K resolution is 5120 × 2880, which has an aspect ratio of 16:9 and is about 14.7 million pixels (just over seven times as many pixels as 1080p Full HD).

This resolution is typically used in computer monitors, and is not a standard format in digital television and digital cinematography, which feature 4K resolutions and 8K resolutions.

In comparison to 4K UHD (3840 × 2160), the 16:9 5K resolution of 5120 × 2880 offers 1,280 extra columns and 720 extra lines of display area, an increase of 33.33% in each dimension.

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