What Are the Actual Dimensions of a 55-Inch TV?

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The screen size of 55-inch television with a widescreen, 16:9 aspect ratio is 47.94 inches wide by 26.96 inches tall. The actual dimensions of a television depend on the housing containing the screen and electronics. For example, a cathode ray tube television has significantly more depth than a flat-screen television.