LED televisions offer better contrast and lower power consumption than standard LCD televisions. The cost of an LED television is significantly more than a standard LCD television.Continue Reading
Standard LCD televisions use a series of cold cathode fluorescent lights to illuminate the screen from behind. LED televisions can be lit from behind or edge lit. Back-lit LED televisions offer better contrast and sharpness than edge-lit models. LED televisions that are back lit are thicker than edge-lit models because the lighting is behind the screen.
Another type of television, called OLED, produces better picture quality than LED and LCD. OLED televisions are more expensive than LED televisions.Learn more about Television & Video
The main differences between LCD, LED and plasma TVs include their light output, contrast ratio and black level. LED TVs dominate the light output category, as stated by CNET, while Plasma TVs have an advantage over the other two in the contrast ratio and black level categories.Full Answer >
LCD televisions produced by manufacturers LG, Panasonic, Samsung and Sony are rated as the best televisions available as of 2015 by consumer advocacy site ConsumerReports.org. Sharp and Vizio televisions also receive high ratings from Consumer Reports, though not as high as the televisions from the other four manufacturers.Full Answer >
The parts available for Westinghouse LCD televisions vary by model, but can include parts such as the television's LCD panel, the internal speakers, connecting cables and circuit boards. External items such as the remote control and the power cord also have replacement options.Full Answer >
LED televisions often provide superior black levels and better energy efficiency than traditional LCD or plasma televisions. LED televisions are also often thinner and lighter than other types of televisions, and some models can reproduce colors more accurately than other types of displays.Full Answer >