A reader asks why his TV won't display 240 Hz. Geoff Morrison helps him out.
In an effort to keep prices down and sales up, TV companies are pushing TVs with "fake" refresh rates. Know your terms and tech to make sure you're really getting what you think you're paying for.
The hot, new spec in LCD TVs is 240Hz, which is supposed to reduce motion blur better than 120Hz. But does it really have an impact? The answer may not be so clear-cut.
LG announced two new LCD lines last night, adding another set of 240Hz LCDs and LED-backlit LCDs to its already diverse offerings.
The LG LW6500 series of LED-based LCD TVs is the company's step-up offering with passive 3D.
Samsung touts its UND6400 series as "entry-level" 3D-compatible televisions.
The LG LW5600 series is the company's least-expensive to feature passive 3D compatibility.
LCD TVs with 240Hz refresh rate were announced at CES, but are they that much better than 120Hz displays?
The Toshiba ZV650U series incorporates a 240Hz refresh rate that utilizes a scanning backlight and costs less than other 240Hz models.
Today Sony announced an LCD TV with a refresh rate of 240Hz, twice that of current 120Hz sets and quadruple standard HDTVs.