Mirror TV and Other TV Types: Which One Should You Buy?


Mirror TV and Other TV Types: Which One Should You Buy?

There are many types of televisions out in the market to which you can start to search for. The television industry is a big industry, and because of this there are quite a few varieties of television is that one can come across.

If you are searching for a new television and want to get the absolute best for your personal needs, then this article is the article for you as we will break down each different type of television out there and explain the pros and cons of each of them.

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By the end of this article, you should have a thorough understanding of the different types of television out there and what their pros are what their cons are.

We have taken great lengths in researching and studying these televisions; from mirror tv to HDTVs. The more you know about each of these televisions, the better you will be able to purchase the right computer for you and your home.

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Mirror TV and Other TV Types: Which One Should You Buy?

# 1 – LCD TV: CCFL

“Liquid-crystal-display televisions (LCD TV) are television sets that use liquid-crystal displays to produce images. LCD televisions are thinner and lighter than cathode ray tube (CRTs) of similar display size, and are available in much larger sizes.” – wikipedia

If you are looking for a TV that offers you a widescreen view, along with a fantastic contrast that all greatly compliment your viewing experience, then you may want to consider this. Now, this deserves to be mentioned that although this is a huge screen and offers a more magnificent view, it is not the most superlative regarding visual quality.

What we mean is that you will not be getting high definition looking screen or view images that pop out at you. The visual standards when composed to HDTV (and this may be unfair to compare) just aren’t on par.

However, at a price that is very affordable coupled with a screen that is quite big, this will come down to the person who purchases this television of it is good or not.

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# 2 – LED TV: Direct LED

An LED display is a flat panel display, which uses an array of light-emitting diodes as pixels for a video display. Their brightness allows them to be used outdoors where they are visible in the sun for store signs and billboards, and in recent years they have also become commonly used in destination signs on public transport vehicles, as well as variable-message signs on highways.” – Wikipedia

The LED TV: Direct LED offers you a wide array of benefits that really make this a contender for the next television.

Some of the benefits are:

  • The viewing angle is significantly proved upon you compare it to the LCD TV.
  • You will be able to view an LED TV at more than 75 degrees with no degradation of the contrast (splendid)
  • LED TV also offers a Plasma TV like experience but at a much more affordable price range (not too bad)
  • This is a truth that LED TVs are much better than LCD TVs
  • The lifespan of an LED TV is longer than LCD and CRT TVs
  • The lifespan of LED TV is also longer than some plasma TVs
  • The color in an LED TV is better than that of an LCD or CRT TV
  • The LED TV is much more effective then LCD and some plasma TVs
  • The Price is much more affordable
  • The LED TV has a much slicker and smoother design

The LED TV offers many benefits and as you can see has many pros, but there are also some cons to this television model.

Moreover, these cons are:

  • Some LED TV that has local dimming unity will require extra correction
  • From certain angles, the picture can lose its contrast
  • They are not suitable for outdoor uses
  • They are usually small

As you can see there are many more pros and benefit to an LED TV then tear are sins, but still, you may want to choose which s peter for you an LCD or LED TV. (budget also plays a part and what exactly you are purchasing the television for).

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# 3 – OLED TV

“An organic light-emitting diode (OLED) is a light-emitting diode (LED) in which the emissive electroluminescent layer is a film of organic compound that emits light in response to an electric current. This layer of organic layers is situated between two electrodes; typically, at least one of these electrodes is transparent.” – Wikipedia

The OLED TV offers you, like our previous entry, a plethora of benefits.

Some of the significant benefits which you will find in the OLED TV are:

  • OLED TV does not suffer from all. This is especially important for gamers
  • OLED TV has some of the fastest response rates
  • The viewing panel is almost perfect
  • Every pixel is lit by itself; independently
  • The OLED TV uses a pixie-glass like material that is very thin and light but also quite strong and resilient
  • The OLED TV needs very little power to operate
  • It saves much energy
  • The response rate is much faster than a plasma

The only disadvantage of television like this is…PRICE. This television will cost you quite a bit. So that is something you might want to keep in mind.

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# 4 – Quantum Dot

“Quantum dots (QD) are very small semiconductor particles, only several nanometers in size, so small that their optical and electronic properties differ from those of larger particles. They are a central theme in nanotechnology.” – Wikipedia

Stepping a bit more into technological advancements. The Quantum Dot uses a lot of technological advancements to offer you the absolute best viewing experience as possible.

Some of the pros for the Quantum Dot:

  • The Quantum Dot takes photons of light and then re-emits those photons into a wavelength for a certain period of time. So what this means and why the is salient is because this television will be using far LESS energy.
  • The Quantum Dot only reliers a small amount of energy to work
  • These the son computer can be used in a variety of different forms
  • There are multiple ways to develop these televisions

Like many of the televisions on this list there are good and bad, pros and cons and for this particular television some of the cons are:

  • They cannot diffuse across cellular membranes
  • The Quantum Dot may blink sometimes and go invisible on you

In spite of these cons this is an overall exceptional television to have, and the pros far outweigh the cons.

# 5 – Plasma TV

“A plasma display panel (PDP) is a type of flat panel display common to large TV displays 30 inches (76 cm) or larger. They are called “plasma” displays because they use small cells containing electrically charged ionized gases, which are plasmas.” – Wikipedia

Plasma televises use to be all the rage. People use to go crazy over having this television, but no they are somewhat mediocre and passe. However, don’t let what we say or what society says about this television stop you from getting it.

There are still many amazing beefiest to having a television like this. Here are some of the pros of having a Plasma TV.


  • They provide an extensive screen which leads to a great viewing experience.
  • Plasma TV offers a rapid response in delivery content and images. This is especially important for those who love to play there video-games. Lag time can really mess up your gaming experience.
  • Offers a high contrast that balances out the dark and light colors
  • It is overall well lit


  • Not energy efficient – this television burns up A LOT of energy and quickly.
  • There is a poor balance of light and dark colors
  • You may see shadows while viewing
  • Sometime fizzy images pop up

These may n logger be the topic of conversion amongst people who like their television, but these still offer a wide array of benefits. However, as with all our listed tv, it all depends upon you to make this decision on whether or not you want to purchase this.

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# 6 – Curved TV

“Curved screens are marketed as providing an “immersive” experience, and allowing a wider field of view.” – Wikipedia

The curved tv is perhaps some of the unique television on this list (and that is saying a lot). These television are top-rated in South Korea and rightly so since it was here where the design was fuse catered and thought of.

The pros of having a curved television are:

  • Grants you a much more immersive experience
  • The sense of “depth” (of being more into the images) are enhanced
  • You will have a much broader viewing experience (like a mini theatre in your home)
  • The instruct is far better
  • The viewing is much better from any and almost all angles
  • You get a broader effective view
  • They just look really cool (hey that is a pro in our book)

The cons of a Curved TV are:

  • The curve may exaggerate the refection
  • The curve can limit your view from certain angles
  • Curved TV need to be big to get the best experience
  • They are not the best for walls

Should you get a curved television is up to you – but we can say that the sweet and unique design is one of our reasons for getting this television.

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# 7 – Mirror TV

“A mirror TV or TV mirror is a television that is convertible to a mirror. Mirror TVs are often utilized to save space or conceal electronics in living areas such as bedrooms and living rooms. Mirror TVs can be integrated into interior designs, including Smart Homes and Home automation integration.” – wikipedia

Lastly on this list is the whole television. Moreover, this is taking the whole television industry to the next level. These are such a toque television design as they are very much geared to the bathroom, of all places.

However, the advantages of being able to shave, and get ready for the day all while viewing the news and seeing what the topic of the day it is critical.

The Pros of a Mirror TV

  • They really make an excellent visual addition to your bathroom
  • They are appropriate for the bathroom area
  • This is viewed as a luxury item by many
  • You can save a great deal of time getting ready for the day ahead

The Con

  • The cost may set you back
  • There is a limited supply

These are still in the works meaning they are still being improved upon. However, with the television that is out, they offer some of the best viewing experiences you can come across.

Which One Should You Purchase?

You can only answer this question. It depends on your wallet as well as your need. If you have the money and want something exotic, then we would suggest the mirror tv. Imagine a nice hot bath after a hard day at work and being able to view your favorite show while relaxing.

That can be priceless.

A quick recap:

# 1 – LCD TV: CCFL

Offers you a very affordable television

# 2 – LED TV: Direct LED

Offers you a very reliable and long lasting television. This is much better than the LCD.

# 3 – OLED TV

Offers you quick repose in imagery. this is great for gamers and binge-watchers

# 4 – Quantum Dot

Offers you an energy efficient television which will not soak up too much energy to work effectively

# 5 – Plasma TV

Offers you an extensive viewing experience.

# 6 – Curved TV

Offers you a really cool looking design. The curved television is very unique in its style and resignation.

# 7 – Mirror TV

Offers you perhaps one of the best viewing experience on this list. Mirror television is taking the television experience to the next level.

Whatever the decision you make remember that it ultimately comes down to your preference and your needs.

Thanks to Frame My TV for consulting on this post!


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