Matt Burns over at HDBeat tells us how it is, and how it's gonna be, when it comes to the two high line-count HD formats:
How can you tell the difference between 1080i and 1080p? You probably can't.
He goes on to explain that most flat TVs today will deinterlace a signal anyhow. Matt's reasoning is solid, if you're into logic and stuff.
Matt, you may be right, but you're seriously underestimating how much we gadget geeks like to flex our specs.
How Can I Tell the Difference Between 1080i and 1080p [ Via HDbeat ]