Five things to remember

Whether as a gift or for yourself, the holidays are the best time of the year to purchase a television as a gift during the holiday season is guaranteed to put a giant smile on the face of your friend or loved one. Between sports lovers, film buffs, and those who enjoy a weekend of binging their favorite streaming series, just about anyone would be thrilled to unwrap a new television. When you are planning to purchase a TV as a gift, there are a handful of factors you should learn about and consider. While the list may be a bit more complicated than your typical holiday gift guide, it is most definitely worth it. Here is a short list of the main factors you should consider when shopping for that new big screen...

  1. Screen Size: One of the most common items on any TV buying guide, screen size depends mostly on preference and the planned use of the television. If the recipient of your gift is going to mount the TV on their living room wall to enjoy the games of their favorite football team, go for something large for a great viewing experience. If you're looking for a TV for your child to add to their bedroom, a smaller screen size would be more suitable.
  2. Refresh Rate: The refresh rate of a TV has to do with how well it can handle motion without blurring. The better the refresh rate, the clearer the picture during dynamic scenes or sporting events.
  3. Smart TV Features: On the top of almost every electronic gift guide are smart televisions, with exciting new features that make using your favorite streaming services and apps a breeze. A smart TV provides easy access to services like Netflix, Spotify, and Hulu, with just a push of the remote button.
  4. Screen Resolution: In layman's terms, the resolution is how detailed and clear the picture will be. You've probably heard of the latest and greatest in resolution.  4K is great for movies, sports, and just about anything else.
  5. Price: With a variety of brands and options, you can find a quality television at nearly any price point, so don't be afraid to set a budget for your holiday gift giving.