When a household electronic appliance such as televisions becomes smaller, a new set of utilization possibilities for it is created. Just imagine of how you can use a 8″ portable LCD units. It's television entertainment no matter where you are! It gives you the flexibility to watch your favorite shows anywhere! Whether you're at home, having a picnic at the park, at a coffee shop, you can switch on a portable TV and start watching. If you are feeling too lazy in the morning you can just reach out for it, flick it on and you can enjoy the latest TV buzz while in bed!
Now that's ultimate entertainment and comfort in one package.
However, if you are not the sort who likes to go outside a lot, a small LCD TV, those that range from 15 to 24 inch screen televisions, may be the best choice for you. You could easily figure out where to put those small LCD screens. You can put one in the living room, kitchen or dining room so you can watch TV whenever you're in either of those rooms. You could put one inside a mini-library so you can have TV background whenever you're studying or doing a little research.
Don't let its small size fool you. A small LCD TV can still be the centerpiece of your home entertainment system, especially if you have a small space. You can conveniently hook it up with a DVD player and for great sounds, of course it has connections for your home theater system. With a small LCD TV it means there is no such thing as a limited space.
One more technical advantage of an LCD screen TV is the reduced or sometimes even the complete absence of glare emanating from the screen. It can be attributed to the matte finish on the screen, which are unlike your typical CRT TVs and plasma TVs that are composed of glass. What this means is you can place your LCD TV in a room with plenty of sunlight.
Disadvantages of Small or Portable LCD TVs
Some LCD screen TVs, especially the cheap ones, exhibits some type of motion blurring. It happens when the movement of the images projected on the LCD screen is too quick to be rendered, resulting in what looks like a blur. This effect is eliminated or at least lessened on higher quality LCD TV units.
Another disadvantage is the viewing angle. An LCD TV is better watched when you're exactly fronting it. The image or viewing quality goes down as you move farther from the center.
And of course, LCD TVs do not come cheap. It is pricier compared to regular television units. You might say there are a lot of cheaper brands, even no-name units. Never fall for those LCD TVs. The build and picture quality are always poorer plus they often offer very limited warranties. Believe me, those units do not last long.
The compact LCD TV units are good for certain situations but can also be not so good in others. They are ideal for homes with small spaces and for those who are mobile who wishes to have television entertainment when they are out there. They can be a little frustrating for those who prefer the big screens and get tired easily with small pictures. It is recommended that you assess your needs first if you wish to avail of the compact LCD screen TVs.