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Flat Panel TV – Today’s Most Popular Television Style

By Tom Lovitz

So many people today are choosing flat panel TVs over traditional bulky models. Why? Because they can be used without taking up too much space like their traditional cousins. These flat screen televisions are light weight and very portable, because they do not use picture tubes.

Another great thing about flat panel TVs is that they can be viewed at almost any angle without losing their picture quality like so many other types of TVs. This really opens up chair placement options for your living room or bedroom.

A flat panel TV is normally cable ready and can easily be hooked up to a computer or lap top as well so typically they double as computer monitors as well.

If a flat screen television is made with plasma technology the power usage is twice that of other televisions. This type of TV also tends to have flicker issues in large areas of the screen. A thin panel television that is crafted using plasma material has a glass front; this of course can break easily. The cost of a thin panel television can be rather high.

You can purchase these kinds of TVs can be found in almost any electronics stores. These kinds of TVs can also be purchased from discount stores. Unfortunately, while they usually have a warranty in place against manufacturer defects, they will most likely not cover a cracked screen. That is why you are usually offered options for additional protection on checkout. It is advisable to get this if you think your home may have any problems, such as earthquakes, pets, or wild children that can knock the TV over.

Comparison shopping for the best deal is always recommended when shopping for a flat screen television. The prices vary greatly and through comparison shopping the best deal can be had. A little education in the form of research can go a long way in determining the desired features, brand and price range that is desired in a flat panel TV.

Most people today are getting rid of their old CRT TVs for newer styles. The flat screen TV is just one of these, but with the unique methods of displaying them they are proving to be popular.

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