Many of you searching for a new television are probably contemplating which technology to choose when looking for an HDTV. Below you’ll find a quick reference guide comparing PLASMA, LCD and LED technology.
All three t.v. technologies have their advantages according to their application of use whether it be for movies or gaming.
According to the chart, if you game or watch sports, a PLASMA t.v. maybe your preference along with rich color and deepest black when watching movies. But when it comes to everyday usage, LED seems to be your choice.
|Contrast / Black Level||Up to 15000:1 (not as good as Plasma)||Better than LCD||Up to 3000:1 (better than LCD and LED)|
|Brightness||Brighter than plasma||Brightest among the three||Not the brightest.|
|Color accuracy||The best, gorgeously saturated colors|
|View angle||Up to 165°||Up to 165°||Up to 160°|
|Fast moving videos (Sports)||No motion blur, ideal for sports or video games|
|Screen glare||Less glare compared to plasma TVs||Less glare compared to plasma TVs||More glare|
|Longevity||50,000 – 60,000 hours||50,000 – 60,000 hours||25,000 to 30,000 hours|
|Screen burn in||No||No||Yes, not ideal for still images|
|Power Consumption||Efficient||Highly efficient||Power hungry|
|Thickness||Min 1 inch||Min 1 inch||Min 3 inches|
|Weight||Less weight compared to similar size plasma TV||Less weight compared to similar size plasma TV|