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TV Buying Guide

Top tips on shopping for a new TV

Choose the resolution

Resolution is a key aspect in picture quality and is essentially the number of pixels used to create an image. More pixels means a more detailed and natural-looking image.
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4K/Ultra High Definition (UHD)

2160 pixels

Preferred because you can sit closer to the screen and still see a clear, crisp highly detailed image, plus better color and dynamic range translates to more details in image shadows and highlights.

Full HD TV illustration

Full High Definition (Full HD)

1080 pixels

If you like Blu-ray movies and seeing deep detail, this resolution offers a great viewing experience.

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High Definition (HD)

720 pixels

Offers quality viewing at a good buy, often available in smaller TVs.

Match the TV to the size of your space

Take into account ideal viewing distance: a minimum of 1.5 times the size of your screen, and a maximum of twice the minimum viewing distance.
39" or less TVs

Ideal for a small space, like a dorm room, kitchen or study.

40"-49" TVs

Just right for an average-sized living room or bedroom.

50"-59" TVs

Scaled for luxurious viewing in your large living room or family room.

60"+ TVs

Giant-sized for media rooms, or if you want to be totally immersed in the viewing experience.

Tips, tools & more

Cut the Cable

Cut the Cable

Save money by switching from cable or satellite to streaming.

Mount-Finder Tool

Mount-Finder Tool

Your one-stop resource to find the perfect TV mount.

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Protection Plans

Check out TV coverage plans from SquareTrade.


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