The TV has gone through somewhat of a miracle age in the most recent decade, and whilst this should be applauded, the technological advances sometimes leaves the ordinary man wondering what on earth the difference between TV A and TV B is, other than size and price. We understand completely, and don’t want to bother you with the various technical nuances of this modern marvel. However, there’s one important factor to understand when it comes to choosing a new TV: the difference between LCD and LED. There are some important points to note – a TV is an investment, after all. LCD or LED? Which TV is best for your business? Here are your questions answered.
First of all: what’s the difference?
It’s a good question. Let us start by saying that a LED is actually an improved version of the LCD – although both still use the LCD technology.
Here’s how it works: an ordinary LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) TV is where light travels through and then creates the image on your screen. Light at the back of the TV is directed through the LCD.
LED works in the same way, but the light that is generated is created by Light Emitting Diodes. That light then travels through the crystals to form the image. The system is the same, but the diodes create a better contrast, which means the LED can produce images of higher quality than the ordinary LCD.
Which is better?
That’s a loaded question and will depend on your priorities. If you’re looking for large images that have a nice contrast and are extraordinarily clear, LED is the way to go. However, the downside is that they tend to be a bit more expensive than the general LCD.
It’s very important to examine each individual brand of TV for viewing angle and glare, though. Generally speaking, viewing angle for LED and LCD are good, though plasma screens tend to have better and wider viewing angles.
So, basically, the choice is made. There’s still your budget to consider, of course, but that is not something that should be discussed when you want quality. For those who really wish to enhance the viewing experience (or gaming experience), it’s very helpful to look into the differences between LED HD TVs, Display LED, and so on. Also go into details about which input can be used, and how future add-ons would work. You would also want to make the right choice in which TV display stand to use. Remember, you want to look into the future and ensure your TV can do everything you expect it to do. One you’ve listed your requirements, making the decision on make and model is much easier. And more fun, too!
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