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LCD TVs - What You Need To Know and Buying Suggestions

A Guide to LCD Televisions

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LCD flat panel televisions, with their decreasing price points and performance improvements are now the dominant type of television being sold. For an overview of what you need to know about LCD televisions, as well as some actual LCD Television buying suggestions, check out the following guide.

LCD TV FAQs

There is no doubt that LCD flat panel televisions are now commonplace, but what consumers really know about LCD TV technology and what they can and cannot do. What is an LCD TV? How is an LCD different than a Plasma TV? For answers to these questions and more, check out my LCD Flat Panel Television FAQs.

Before You Buy an LCD TV

Buyuing a television is more complicated that it used to be. You have settled on buying a LCD television, but are you you prepared to start shopping for one? Before you jump at the latest "great ad deal" on an LCD flat panel television, there are some useful tips to take into consideration: Before You Buy and LCD Flat Panel Television.

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The Truth About "LED" Televisions

There has been a lot of hype and confusion surrounding the introduction of "LED" Televisions. Even many marketing reps and sales pros that should know better are falsely explaining what an LED TV is to their customers. To set the record straight, the LED designation refers to the LCD TV's backlight system, not the chips that produce the image content. LED TVs are still LCD TVs. It is just that they use LED backlights rather than the flourescent-type backlights of most other LCD TVs. For more details, check out my article The Truth About "LED" Televisions.

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Video Frame Rate vs Screen Refresh Rate

When shopping for an LCD or LED/LCD TV, you will be hit with terms like 60Hz, 120Hz, 240Hz, MotionFlow, Clearscan, and more. However, what does this all mean, and is it really important when considering the purchase of an LCD or LED/LCD TV? Find out the answer in my article: Video Frame Rate vs Screen Refresh Rate

Top LCD and LED/LCD TVs 40-Inches and Larger

LCD Flat panel televisions are now quite commonplace on store shelves and in consumers' homes. For a look at some possible choices for 40-inch and larger LCD Televisions, check out some suggestions in my list of Top Flat Panel Televisions 40-Inches and Larger. Note: This list is updated on a quarterly basis.

Top 32 to 39-Inch LCD TVs

LCD Flat panel televisions are main TV of choice for consumers these days, but not everyone needs or has room for a 40-inch or larger set. For a look at some possible choices in the 32 to 39-inch screen size, check out suggestions in my list of Top 32 to 39-Inch LCD Flat Panel HDTVs. Note: This list is updated on a quarterly basis.

Top 26 to 29-Inch LCD TVs

LCD Flat panel televisions have effectively replaced the old-dependable CRT Television. If you are in the market to replace and older 25 or 27-inch CRT television, check out some possible choices in an LCD TV in the 26 to 29-inch screen sizes. Note: This list is updated on a quarterly basis.

Top LCD TVs 24-Inches and Smaller

LCD Flat panel televisions come in all sizes, including small sets that are perfect for a bedroom, office, and even the kitchen that take up very little space. If you are looking for a very compact LCD television, check out some possible choices in my 24-inch and smaller screen sizes. Note: This list is updated on a quarterly basis.
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