Can a 16:9 aspect ratio projector display a 720p hd resolution?

My projector has a 1024 x 768 Native Resolution which I have been told is equivalent to 720p. However, I have also been told that on a 4:3 screen a 1024 x 768 Native Resolution (720p) cannot be displayed without cropping down the image and reducing the resolution.So the projector basically down-scales the image... show more My projector has a 1024 x 768 Native Resolution which I have been told is equivalent to 720p. However, I have also been told that on a 4:3 screen a 1024 x 768 Native Resolution (720p) cannot be displayed without cropping down the image and reducing the resolution.So the projector basically down-scales the image quality to fit on the screen. What I want to know is will a 16:9 aspect ratio be able to display 720p without cropping the image down and loosing hd quality. Thanks so much
Update: PsychologyGuy: No, I dont mean black bands on the sides of the image. I do not have the projector yet, It is being shipped. But, What I mean by down-scaling is the resolution. So just the basic image quality. Like pixel-wise i guess you could say. Uhm ya someone online told me this information, So i could be... show more PsychologyGuy:
No, I dont mean black bands on the sides of the image. I do not have the projector yet, It is being shipped. But, What I mean by down-scaling is the resolution. So just the basic image quality. Like pixel-wise i guess you could say. Uhm ya someone online told me this information, So i could be completely wrong. Help is appreciated.
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