Originally Posted by erocker
That makes no sense at all. They are both 1920 pixels wide. Take a 1920x1200 screen and cover up 60 pixels on both the top and bottom. Shrink the image so it fits within the aspect ratio and you have 1920x1080.
I think he was talking about physical screen dimensions. To maintain the same diagonal screen size with reduced height, it would indeed have to be wider.