LED , the super thin TVs is gaining momentum and seems to be this years Black Friday hot selling items list. LED TVs are nothing but LCD + backlight instead of typical CCFL lighting. The real LED TVs are OLEDs (organic LEDs). OLEDs are very expensive with small screen sizes like 11″ (Sony XEL-1 cost about $2000).
The LED deals that we see are actually LED LCD TVs. LEDs are two types – edge-lit LCD or Back-Lit LCDs.
Edge-lit vs. Back-lit
In Edge-lit scenes that are darker makes the entire TV screen go dark.
The back-lit type is local dimming, which is supposed to result in a better picture. More expensive. Environment friendly as they don’t have mercury.
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|Store||Inches||TV Brand||TV Description||Format||Price|
|Best Buy||46″||Samsung||Samsung 46″ 1080p 120Hz LED HDTV||1080p||$1,599.99|
|Sears||40″||Samsung||Samsung UN40B6000 40″ 1080p LED HDTV||1080p||$1,399.99|
|Sears||46″||Samsung||Samsung UN46B6000 46″ 1080p LED HDTV||1080p||$1,599.99|
|Sears||55″||Samsung||Samsung UN55B6000 55″ 1080p LED HDTV||1080p||$2,469.99|