TV Shopping: Important Considerations to Choose the Right TV

*This is a guest post on TV shopping

HDR, LCD, 4K, OLED, Smart TV. The options in the realm of televisions are becoming bigger and more confusing every day. Today, there are more options than ever before when it comes to TVs, ranging from the bargain big screens to the higher-end displays that can cost as much as a brand-new car.

TV Shopping: Important Considerations to Choose the Right TV - lady in a TV shop choosing a TV

When it’s time to make a purchase, it may be overwhelming, causing shoppers to throw up their hands in frustration and purchase a TV based on looks or size alone. Try to avoid this. Instead, use the tips and information here to ensure an informed decision is made.

Quick Tips for TV Shopping

After buying a TV it will be time to think about connectivity, which is simple. All a buyer has to do is  go to However, first, they have to get the right TV.

Some quick tips to help a person get started include smart TVs aren’t always the best value, look for TVs with a refresh rate of no less than 120 Hz, and avoid getting sucked into the extended warranty trap.

Those are just quick tips. Some more in-depth considerations are found below.

Screen Size

Regardless of if a buyer wants something basic, or one of the costly high-performance TVs, the main factor is likely going to be size. Think about how many people typically watch TV at the same time. Also, where will the new set be installed?

Once this information is known, choose the largest screen size that is going to comfortably fit into that particular space as well as the person’s budget. For most living rooms, the average television size installed today is between 55 and 65 inches.

Screen Resolution

The resolution of a television refers to the total number of pixels that make up the picture being displayed. It is described in terms of vertical columns and horizontal rows.

If there are more pixels, it translates into a sharper picture along with finer details. What this means is that purchasing a television with a higher resolution is almost always going to be the better option.

Understanding HDR

A new feature offered by 4K Ultra HD television sets is HDR, which stands for high dynamic range. This is a reference to this feature being able to deliver more colors, higher levels of contract, and an increased brightness level.

Essentially, HDR is an upgrade of the Ultra HD and 4K format. Due to the newness of this feature, a new descriptive term has come about from television manufacturers, which is 4K Ultra HD televisions.

The Refresh Rate

This is a number that’s given in hertz and describes the number of times per second that a picture on the TV is refreshed. The standard rate is 60 times a second, which is seen as 60 Hz.

However, if there is a scene with objects moving rapidly, this rate can make things seem blurry. As a result, it’s recommended to choose a set with 120 to 240 Hz for the best picture quality possible.

Selecting the Right TV

While choosing the right television may seem a bit challenging at first, with the information here, it doesn’t have to be. Be sure to take some time to consider all these factors to choose a television that best suits the needs a family has.

Thanks for stopping by today, I hope you’ve enjoyed this post on TV shopping.

You may be interested in my other entertainment posts including our Amazon Fire TV Stick review

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