The Difference Between LCD and LED TVs

The LED TVs are LCD TVs in that they contain liquid crystal displays, the difference between the two is the way the display screen is lighted. Typical LCD models use fluorescent cathode tubes for lighting, whereas LED models use light emitting diodes. There are variances in the LED lighting design. Some are manufactured with RGB or white backlighting, and some are made with white LED lights around the periphery of the screen and contain a light diffusion panel that spreads the light across the back of the screen.

What's The Difference Between 60Hz and 120Hz?

What is the difference between 60 Hz and 120 Hz televisions? We see them in stores and we see the price differences and we hear what we think is the truth: that 120 Hz is better than 60 Hz. But is it really? And if it is, why is it better? Well, look no further, I'm about to enlighten your curiosity and help you get a better deal.

Analyzing the Future of OLED

CRT, LCD, LED, and now OLED. The jargon changes but the trend stays the same: technology is improving. Display technology has made leaps and bounds in the past decade, providing us with better and cheaper televisions. But there is nothing simple about the technology behind them. It also causes confusion when trying to determine which technology is best for the consumer. OLED seems to be the hottest term being tossed around in the TV industry, so let's take a closer look at it.

What is OLED?

Sony Unveils New BRAVIA NX810 3D LED TV Series

Sony has been on a roll with new television releases; in fact, the NX810 series is Sony’s fourth series that offers 3D support. This one promises to impress while not demolishing bank accounts. But can it live up to the hype that Sony’s more classy brethren have provided? We’re about to find out.

Samsung's 65-inch LED 3D TV Makes The Competition Cringe

If you are looking to invest in an LED TV this year that can provide the penultimate home-theater experience, Samsung just might have you covered. It supports 3D for eye-popping effects, has a 240Hz display that runs as smooth as butter, keeps you from getting in trouble with the MPAA with Netflix support, lets you Tweet to the world from the comfort of your living-room recliner, and features a mammoth 65-inch display. It is the Samsung UN65C8000.

LED TV Display Technology To Skyrocket Past 50% Penetration This Year

How's this for news: roughly 50 percent of all LCD TVs this year will ship with LED (light-emitting diodes) backlighting (qualifying them for the LED TV jargon). It's amazing because the year prior had LED penetration for LCD backlighting at 20 percent.

According to iSuppli's research LED TV purchases have surged over the past few years. This has caused the market to consider its options in the LCD vs LED debate. LED, clearly, has a case to be made.

LEDs Are Selling

As mentioned earlier, nearly 50 percent of all televisions will be working with LEDs inside of them.

LG Impresses With Largest Consumer 3D LED TV In The World

Is 42 inches just not cutting it for you? Well, if not, LG might have just what the doctor ordered: take a dose of LG's 72LEX9, a 72-inch LED television. Yes, we did say 72 inches! But this isn't merely one of those televisions you hear about but will never see — this thing will be shipping around the world. Indeed, the theater's worst enemy has arrived.

What Is Google TV and Why You Should Care

Google is well known for getting their feet wet in just about every industry we can think about, so it should shock no one that Google wants to be part of the TV industry as well. Google set out to create an entertainment experience that would rival what any typical DVR could offer. And now Google has morphed Android into an entertainment experience that will change the way we look at our TVs and think about multimedia content.

What Is Google TV?

3D To Finally Go Glasses-Free? Toshiba Thinks So!

Enter the third dimension, where two-dimensional pictures of old become eye-popping experiences of new. The technology is is in its infancy, but its impacts for an industry seeking innovation couldn’t be higher. Still, one huge limitation of 3D content is the requirement of odd looking and expensively priced 3D glasses. But what if that was no longer an issue?

Plasma TVs A Potential Threat To LED HDTV Sales?

Plasma televisions have been on the decline for the past few years, especially with the likes of cheaper LCD televisions. But things might be changing. Plasma displays have had a very impressive comeback in 2010, and it must raise the question of whether or not the old dog has some tricks up its sleeve.


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