TV: How Big is Too Big

The television has been seen as a symbol of status and wealth within society since it was invented. Today, while most households have flat-screen smart TVs, the status lies in the size of the device. Most people like having large flat-screen televisions as they enhance the viewing experience of whatever they are watching. The more money one has, the bigger their TV  is expected to be. But how big is too big?

 

Have you ever had the experience of walking into a room where seeing a gigantic TV on display taking up most of the space in the area? If you haven’t, well, count yourself lucky, the experience of sitting in front of a television that is just too big is not an enjoyable one. That is why, whether you are on the hunt for a new TV for your home or office there are different variables to consider.

 

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You ought to take into account the size of the room. Because if you are using the TV in your living room or a conference room, having a fairly large one (70 inches to 90 inches) may be beneficial. However, if you plan on putting it in your bedroom the same can not be said. The size of the room affects how large a TV can be as it may be challenging to locate a comfortable viewing angle.

 

Something one must also consider is how far away people will be seated. In the majority of bedrooms, people are relatively close to the TV, so having a device that is a bit on the smaller side would make more sense. Viewing a large television very closely may cause a major strain on the eyes. There is no true correct size for a TV to be because the size depends on the room you plan on putting it in.

 

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