TELEVISIONS

i. TYPES OF PANEL

 

ii. RESOLUTION OF TELEVISONS

UHD (ULTRA HIGH DEFINITION)

- Also known as 4K TV which delivers up to 4 times the resolution of FHD TVs and produce stunningly clear and detailed images
- 3840 x 2160 pixels, 8-3 megapixels
- HDR advantages:  It enhances contrast and color of existing pixels on your TV to create a more lifelike image


FHD (FULL HIGH DEFINITION)
- Allows you to watch Blu-ray movies, full HD content and all TV programming at their highest level of detail
- 3840 x 2160 pixels, 8-3 megapixels
- Most common HDTV resolution available

HD (HIGH DEFINITION)
- Provides a quality HD picture for TV shows and DVD movies at very affordable prices
- Usually for smaller TVs
- 1280 x 720 pixels, 0.92 megapixels

     

iii. THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN PURCHASING

1. KNOW WHERE YOU WANT TI PLACE YOUR TV
- How far away you’ll be sitting
   
- Living Room:  46” and up. Perfect for a main room designed for the best viewing experience
    
- Bedroom:  28” to 59”.  Versatile TVs just right for medium-sized rooms
    
- Kitchen:  Up to 40”.  Smaller screens with features ideal for smaller specs
    
- Outdoor:  28” and up

2. THE TYPE OF EXPERIENCE YOU PREFER

3. HOW TO DETERMINE WHERE TO PLACE YOUR TV
- Minimum viewing distance
- Multiply size of screen by 1.5 (unless you’re planning to get a 4K UHD TV)
- Maximum viewing distance
- Double the minimum viewing distance

4. HOW TO CHOOSE YOUR TV SIZE?




iv. FEATURES

TV REFRESH RATE
- The higher the speed (Hertz), the smoother the picture
- 120Hz refresh rate means that the picture rebuilds 120times in one second
- If the refresh rate was lower, for example, 60Hz the audience will see slight motion blur during fast-action scenes


SMART TV
- Connect TV to home network or stream huge range of movies, videos and music from popular services like Netflix, Hulu Plus, Pandora, YouTube, etc
- Most smart TVs have full web browser too
- Some have smart capabilities built-in
- You can directly connect to your WiFi’s network to stream movies, TV shows, and other contents without need for any other connections
- Compatible with “casting”, i.e. chromecast, etc


ANDROID TV
- Allows your android mobile device to stream content to the TV
- Accessible to Google Play Store to download Android apps
- Supports Google cast


​CONNECTING WITH HDMI
- Can carry both picture and sound over one convenient cable
- For best performance, get a high-speed HDMI cable
- Expensive cables are made of higher-quality materials and come with higher data transfer speed rating measured in Gigabits per second (Gbps)
- Allows more bandwidth for streaming 4K UHD & HDR content and helps to ensure signal purity