Buying any Flat panel TV set is requires some time and efforts. There are many things that you must consider while buying these TV sets. Understanding terminology is difficult for many people. Of course, salesperson can describe everything for you. When you visit any electronic store, you are confused regarding which TV to Buy. whether LCD TV or LED TV? In this article, I will provide few tips that will make it easy for you decide which TV to buy LCD TV or LED TV.
LED TV vs LCD TV
One of the greatest concerns that people usually have when purchasing the TV set is, what is the difference between these two types of television sets? Most people do not even know there is a difference between two since it is something, which we cannot easily identify. There is however, a big difference between the two.
LCD TV is a TV that utilizes Liquid crystal display technology to show the images on to screen. LCD is short form of liquid-crystal display. In this TV, white light rays are selectively filtered and displayed on the screen using luminescent lighting. The image displayed is better compared to standard TV in which image is created utilizing standard technique.
LCD TV sets were introduced when Flat television sets started becoming popular. It quickly became standard television sets that were sold in almost all the electronic stores. This technology was new, but it progressed rapidly and created standard for TV sets. This same idea was extended to create LED TV sets.
LED TV sets are based on the concept of LCD technology but it takes this idea to the next level. As opposed to using fluorescent lighting for displaying images, these are actually displayed using backlit display screens.
Difference between LCD and LED TV Sets
The picture quality of LCD screen is very superior and cannot be compared with LED screen. LED screens are becoming popular nowadays because of new technology that is making image quality of the LED screens same as that of LCD TV screens. This new technology is already being used in today’s LED TV sets.
The difference between LED and LCD is definitely the backlights. LED uses “Light Emitting Diodes” that light up pixel locations that may last forever and these Liquid crystal display utilizes fluorescent cathode lights that lights up each individual pixel. Backlighting these pixels offers much more vivid colors and true images but it utilizes fluorescent cathode backlighting and if it is damaged then you must buy new one, as fixing cost is very high. Investing in LED is more economical. These LEDs generally last many years.
LED TV Screens provide images that are rich in colors, nevertheless LCD screens provides more clear and true images. Many people are rushing to buy LCD TV due to high quality images but today LED TV sets are back with more clear images.
Benefits of LCD TV
- It will last for around 60000 hours of watching while maintaining the same high quality images.
- Need low voltage electricity, so that it consumes less power than plasma.
- USB ready
Disadvantages of LCD TV
- Does not have wide watching angle when compared to Plasma or LED.
- Not good for watching sports programmes and images have a tendency to blur because of slow response time.
Benefits of LED TV
- Wide viewing angle. up to 75 degrees or even more, depending on the price
- High quality images
- Colours are vibrant and bright
- Utilizes less power (40.0%)
- Response time is good
Disadvantages of LED TV
- May have distorted or irregular display but can be prevented with some well-known techniques.