Advantages And Disadvantages of LED Televisions and how it is different from LCD TV


Are you planning to purchase a LED television? Then this article is about the advantages and disadvantages of LED TVs and major differences between LCD and LED TV.


I hope all of you know about LED TV and many of us get confused how it is different than LCD TV, why there is so much price difference between LCD and LED TV. LED TV is not a new display technology but it is just an upgrade to the normal LCD televisions. There are some differences between a LCD television and a LED television.

If you are planning to buy an
LED TV, you should always consider the pros and cons before buying it. The major difference between a LCD TV and LED TV is that the normal CCFL (cold cathode fluorescent light) lighting method in an LCD is replaced by "Light Diodes: in LED TV. This will give better viewing experience compared to LCD TV. Now let us see the advantages and disadvantages of LED Televisions.

Advantages of LED televisions


Here are some of the important advantages of LED Televisions. Let us see them one by one.
  • Picture Quality : This is an important advantage with LED TV over LCD televisions. You will be able to see a better picture quality if you use LED Television which is better than LCD TV. The black levels are improved a lot and you will see blackest colors. And since a LED TV uses LED ( light emitting diodes), the brightness is significantly improved over normal LCD televisions which use fluorescent bulbs.

  • Energy efficiency : Besides better picture quality, LED Televisions are also energy efficient. They consume very less energy compared to LCD televisions. There is almost 50% reduction in the power consumption for LED televisions.

  • The contrast is much better in LED TV compared to LCD television

  • The life span of LED TV is better than LCD televisions

  • Like LCD televisions, mercury is not used for lighting the display panel in LED television.

  • A LED TV is the most reliable compared to LCD television or a plasma TV



  • Disadvantages of LED televisions


    Here are some of the important disadvantages of LED Televisions. Let us see them one by one.
  • Price : LED Televisions are quite expensive when compared to LCD TV or a plasma TV. It is almost twice the cost of a LCD television.

  • It is difficult to mount the LED TV on the wall as they have more dimensional depth.

  • Compared to plasma TVs, LED TV do not have better Contrast ratio

  • Price / value is better for a plasma television compared to LED TV

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