What Are Polaroid LCD Flat-Screen Televisions?


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Polaroid LCD TVs are a line of flat-screen televisions manufactured by the electronics and camera brand Polaroid. The televisions have received many negative reviews online because of their tendency to stop working and Polaroid Customer Service failing to assist. As of 2015, Polaroid has discontinued using traditional CCFL lighting in favour of more efficient LED backlighting. This may have reduced their tendency to break easily; however, Polaroid continues to receive complaints relating to their customer service.

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Polaroid flat-screen TVs are available on Amazon. They range in size from 19'' to 50'', with standard features such as HDMI input and LED backlighting. Polaroid TVs are labeled energy efficient, claiming to save an average of $6 annually versus other flat screen TVs. The TVs are also significantly lighter than the average flat screen, with the 18.5 inch model weighing only 6lb.

Polaroid received a lot of criticism for their failure to provide helpful and effective customer support. The most common complaint from buyers is that the TV stops working within one month to two years, and Polaroid customer support fails to properly repair or replace the TV. They offer an "Extended Service" plan for an additional cost, which ensures that Polaroid will replace or repair the TV in the event of manufacturing failure.

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