With technology changing and developing every day televisions are becoming more and more diverse in size and including features that continue to increase their picture and sound quality. The most popular types of televisions today are Plasma and the LCD TV's. Both types have flat screens that come in a variety of sizes and although just by a glace they might not look different, both of these technologies have their benefits and disadvantages.
Plasma flat screen televisions get their name from the use of plasma to seal gas in between small glass panels during the manufacturing process. The plasma helps electronically charge the gas to project red, blue and green phosphors, or pixels creating a television picture. The advantages of a plasma television over a LCD Television include:
LCD stands for Liquid Crystal Display and these televisions use a completely different technology than Plasma screen TVs. LCD televisions contain panels that are made from layers of a special polymer that holds individual liquid crystals. A separate light source is then used to pass through the crystals to create a television picture. Benefits from owning a LCD television include: