For the most part of late last year and early this year, most people choose to stay at home and watch TV. Nowadays, the TVs in our home have been replaced by smart TVs. Most Smart TVs are equipped with the Android operating system which can not only receive digital signals but also support users to install various software, which broadens the viewing experience. However, the replacement of smart TVs is also very frequent because they are generally as durable as traditional TVs. In today’s article, we will talk about 3 tips to determine when to replace a TV. should the TV at home be replaced?
3 Tips to Determine When to Replace a TV
in the subsisting headings, I have appraised three ways by which you can determine when it is time to replace your TV.
1. Brightness Reduction
We all know that OLED TVs, plasma TVs, etc. have a lifespan, and generally there will be a more obvious decline in about three years, while LCD TVs are not so obvious, and they can still have excellent display effects for a long time.
However, the backlight module inside the LCD TV actually has a life span, and its attenuation is reflected in the viewing effect, such as the brightness reduction, the darkening of the screen, and the yellowing of the picture.
Most of the current LCD TV screen brightness will be adjusted to the appropriate brightness and contrast before leaving the factory. This act allows users to have a more comfortable look and feel when watching, and consumers will also pay attention to the brightness index when purchasing.
However, I want to remind everyone that the brighter the LCD TV screen is, the better, once a certain threshold is exceeded, it will cause visual fatigue, and blue light on the screen will also cause vision loss. Once the peak brightness of the TV is reduced, it must be adjusted or replaced in time. Too low brightness will also cause damage to the eyes.
In addition, the uniformity of brightness is also very important, which mainly depends on the configuration and quantity of the backlight. Nowadays, major manufacturers have corresponding light control technology to ensure that the brightness of the screen is more uniform and the color rendering effect is better.
2. Color Cast On The Screen(pixellated color)
Just like the reduction in brightness, the color cast on the screen is also a very annoying problem.
A frequently encountered situation is that the screen turns yellow or green, which seriously affects the viewing experience. There are many reasons for this kind of problem, such as being in a high temperature or humid environment for a long time, it is likely to cause a color cast on the screen. For this kind of problem, the general solution given by the manufacturer is to change the screen, but the price is not cheap.
How can we avoid this situation? In fact, it is very simple. In daily use, pay attention to the operating environment of the TV and try to avoid using it in extreme environments such as high temperature and humidity. This can effectively extend the life of the backlight and the screen and ensure its color performance.
3. System Freezing & Crashes
In addition to the intuitive brightness reduction and screen color cast, another problem that smart TVs often encounter is system freezes.
The current smart TVs are basically Android systems, just like our Android phones, they will inevitably get stuck when used for a long time. Problems such as poor operation, freezes, and crashes followed one after another.
When encountering this kind of problem, many people think of resetting the system for the first time, but this kind of problem is mostly caused by insufficient system memory, and resetting has no good effect.
In addition to buying a TV with a large memory capacity when purchasing, we can also uninstall the APP to achieve the effect of cleaning up the memory.
Also, try to ensure that the fuselage memory space is enough to run system-related components, which can effectively avoid jams.
Of course, if the above-mentioned problems occur, the best way is to replace the LCD TV with a new one. After all, repairing an old TV is also a considerable expense, and today’s smart TV prices are getting lower and lower, which is quite cost-effective.