LCD stands for “Liquid Crystal Display” and technically both LED and LCD TVs are liquid crystal displays. Both types of TVs have the same basic technology in that the liquid crystal has two layers of polarized glass that block and transmit light. LED TVs are therefore a subset of LCD TVs.
LED is an abbreviation for Light Emitting Diodes, and unlike general LCD TVs, the liquid crystal uses fluorescent lamps and the LEDs use light emitting diodes. The placement of lights on LED TVs may also vary. Fluorescent lights in LCD TVs are always behind the screen. LED TVs allow the light-emitting diodes to be placed behind or on the edge of the screen. LED TVs can generally be thinner than LCDs due to differences in lighting and lighting placement, but this is slowly changing. Also, LED TVs have become more energy efficient and can now provide a clearer and better picture than traditional LCD TVs.
LED TVs offer a better picture for two basic reasons. First, LED TVs work with color wheels or different RGB (red, green, blue) colored lights to create more realistic and sharp colors. Then you can dim the LEDs. The LED TV’s backlight dimming feature allows you to dim the light and block the light passing through the panel to make the image appear more true black. This feature is not available in edge-lit LED TVs. However, edge-lit LED TVs can display truer white than fluorescent LED TVs.
All of these LCD TVs are thin, so each has its own viewing angle and anti-glare issues.
LCD and LED; Faq
What is the difference between LED and LCD?
LED stands for Light Emitting Diode and LCD stands for Liquid Crystal Display. The difference between the two is the placement and type of lights used. LEDs use diodes and LCDs use fluorescent lights. LEDs are also slimmer than LCDs and offer a higher quality, sharper image with a high-definition output.
Which lasts longer, the LED or the LCD?
The LED has a lifespan of approximately 100,000 hours. LCDs, on the other hand, have a shorter lifespan of 75,000 hours.
Which is better, the LED or the LCD?
The LED has better image quality because it incorporates an RGB color wheel that produces sharper, more realistic images. In addition, light-emitting diodes have dimming properties that allow them to display accurate colors by blocking excess light.
Which type of TV consumes less power?
The LED TV is more efficient and consumes less power. They are also 20-30% more energy efficient than LCD TVs as they operate on a low power supply and are compatible with generators and solar panels.