Smart As A TV
Today’s televisions are way beyond what people would have imagined 50 years ago. Even 20 years ago, the technology was stone-aged compared to what’s on the market today. Smart televisions are at the top end of the high tech world. What do you look for when shopping for a smart TV? Which brand is the best? What’s the difference between 4K UHD, 4K HDR, and 720p? Is one model better than another? What is the “refresh rate” and, which is better, 60 Hz or 120 Hz? Rather than try to take on the battle of all smart televisions and their attributes, let’s take a look at three popular models; Samsung Ultra HD Smart TV, LG Smart LED TV, and Toshiba Ultra HD Smart TV.
Samsung Ultra HD Smart TV
The Samsung UN65RU7100FXZA is a highly popular 2019 model, and is 57.4″ W X 33″ H X 2.3″ D. It features a huge 65 inch flat screen with 4K UHD (Ultra-High-Definition) Processor, which means at least 3,840 pixels wide and 2,160 pixels high. The newest, highly sought after TV feature, HDR (High-Dynamic Range) is a highlight of this model bringing a huge array of millions of colors. There’s a universal guide that helps you find your streaming and live shows. Not only is this smart TV Alexa and Google Assistant compatible, it has a One Remote which controls all your compatible devices. This particular model has notoriety as an overall favorite smart TV.
Average cost: $730.00
LG Smart LED TV
This LG 55UM7300PUA is an Alexa built-in, smart television with a Quad Core Processor to improve images and action, as well as, depicting accurate color. It reduces motion blur and video noise. LG was the first to merge Alexa and Google Assistant with the LG ThinQ AI Technology. It also has the 4K ACTIVE HDR and IPS (In-Plane Switching) 4K for perfect color even at a 60 degree angle. Its dimensions are 49″ W X 28.6″ H X 3.4″ D
Average cost: $400.00
Toshiba Ultra HD Smart TV
TOSHIBA 50LF711U20 is a lovely 50 inch, Fire TV built-in, bringing you live over-the-air TV, or streaming movies and shows from Disney+, Netflix, Prime Video, Hulu, HBO, and the list goes on. This model has Dolby Vision HDR, offering a wide range of contrast and brightness. Voice Remote with Alexa makes it easy to launch apps and control your smart devices and find shows. Dimensions are 44.6″ W X 26.4 H X 10.7″ D.
Average cost: $300.00
There are so many models and sizes, so many features and attributes to ponder when you’re looking to purchase a smart television. These are a mere few, but hopefully it helps give a place to begin and characteristics to think about when you’re in the market. The best way to decide it to do your research and check them out in store. Try not to let it overwhelm you, but rather, enjoy the different sizes and models while you explore all the differences in attributes. Happy discoveries!