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Posts Tagged ‘LED vs Plasma’

Technologist Tuesday: LED Motion Processing

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

josh davis-technologist

I asked veteran Abt salesman Shahab Astabraghpour “LED or Plasma?”  He said, “Plasma.” Then he said the following whilst twirling his mustache: “Of the fish in Technology Sea, the plasma is the Megalodon.” I agreed.  When I bought my TV 3 years ago I too chose Plasma.  If I was in the market now, I’d go plasma again as OLED is simply too much for my budget and I prefer plasma’s picture over LED TVs.  Many people love the LEDs brighter screen and maybe even need an LED because of the glare issue a Plasma TV can exacerbate.  I was talking with salesman Sean Hardesty about how I just couldn’t stand watching the movie that was playing on a big screen Sharp 240hz LED.  I found that the movie quality was replaced by home video/soap opera quality and it just looked artificial.  Sean laughed and told me that the customer he was with before talking with me wanted to know why the same Sharp LEDs picture was so amazingly clear.  The customer couldn’t believe how great it looked.

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