4K reception on 1080P TV

i know that 4K tvs will upscale lower resolution signals but what does a 4K signal look like on a 1080P tv? I'm asking this as I am debating buying a 1080P tv but I'm concerned in a few years it will be obsolete when most signals are 4K if the 4K signal is distorted on a regular HD 1080P TV.

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I would worry about that.

I am pretty sure theengineer knows what they are doing..I hope. Just like right now, you can't watch HD signal with a non-HD tv.

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re worry about that

You can watch a 1080P signal on a 720P tv so using that logic maybe a 4k signal will work on a 1080P tv?

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I meant to say...

"don't worry about it". The engineer will take care of those detail. 4k content will not cause problem for the 1080p tv. That's what I meant to say, sorry.

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Let's pull out the crystal ball.

4K is really really new. I'll give it a decade till you have a problem finding 1080p or lower content.

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