Most cracked or damaged LCD screens can be replaced, but the extensive costs of repair may mean it isn't worth the expense. Replacement LCD screens can cost $50 to $150 for the part alone, and paying for a professional fix can cost $150 to $500.Continue Reading
Repairing damaged LCD screens can cost as much as buying a new television set, according to AOL Consumer Advisor Regina Lewis. In some cases, consumers might spend less to upgrade than if they were to buy new. The television set's manufacturer will likely offer replacement parts, including new screens, but at a higher cost. Many models of replacement screens can also be found on a number of online auction sites.
Depending on the size, a new LCD TV can cost $150 to $1,000. According to About.com, consumers can cut LCD TV repair costs by buying the manufacturer's extended warranty when purchasing the new set.Learn more about Television & Video
The best way to clean an LCD screen is by rubbing gently with a lint-free dry cloth. If the smudges are oily or if the screen is very soiled, mix a drop of liquid detergent in a bowl of water and apply to the surface with a clean cloth.Full Answer >
A broken or nonresponsive LCD screen on a Samsung device can be repaired or replaced. In most cases, replacing the LCD screen altogether is the easy way to get a phone or tablet up and running again.Full Answer >
A TFT screen, formally called a "thin-film-transistor liquid-crystal display," is a type of LCD screen. TFT is used to improve the image of a regular LCD screen by attaching a transistor to each pixel, which provides more control over the color and images it can render.Full Answer >
Some of the differences between LCD and plasma screen televisions include the materials used in production of the screen, the picture quality of each type of set, the heat that each type of set generates and the amount of energy that each type of set consumes. As of 2015, plasma screen televisions are no longer in production.Full Answer >