The LEDs in "LED TVs" come in several different configurations, and some are better than others.
LG's range of televisions will be dominated by LED-backlighting LCDs and features like voice recognition and 3D, while only three models will boast plasma technology.
Samsung's UNB8000 series is the company's top-of-the-line LCD at CES 2009, with LED backlighting, 240HZ, and interactive widget-based content.
With claims of 40% energy savings of traditional LCDs, Samsung's UNB6000 series of "eco-friendly" LCDs follow in the trend of low power consumption HDTVs.
The new iPad has twice as many LEDs as the iPad 2, which means more heat from those LEDs and from the battery, a display expert tells CNET.
The Samsung UNES8000 series, the company's flagship model of LED-based LCD TV, delivers the company's best range of features in an LED TV, although it still doesn't have a full-array LED backlight.
The Antec "soundscience bias lighting halo 6 LED kit" (phew!) lights up your life, or at least the back of your desktop monitor. It's intended to ease eye fatigue, but could find a home in maker projects.
The DP65E34 is the brand's newest model, offering a lot of screen for the buck.
Normally $250 more, this smart TV features Wi-Fi, apps, and four HDMI ports.
LG fleshes out details regarding its new line of LED-based LCDs, which feature improved local-dimming backlights.