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Samsung Curved TV

by Kavita MevadaAugust 17, 2017
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Here I will explain about Samsung Curved TV. Samsung Curved TV suddenly exploded onto the mainstream scene in January when Samsung and LG revealed that their new TV ranges would contain a number of curved screen ranges.

Samsung Curved TV are outselling its flagship flat UHD TVs by a factor of 3.1. In other words, Samsung Curved TV screen look like they’re here to stay. But should you buy one Samsung Curved TV?

Here are the Samsung Curved TV big hitters to outline the key pros and cons of the new TV shape.

Samsung Curved TV

 

Samsung Curved TV Pros

You feel more immersed in what you’re watching > Samsung Curved TV

When you look at the real world you don’t perceive it as just a flat ‘screen’.

The rounded nature of your eyeballs gives you peripheral vision too, so that you’re aware of the world extending around you to your sides.

By curving the edges of their pictures toward you, Samsung curved TV try to replicate this sense of a world to the side of as well as in front of you, making you feel more immersed in what you’re watching.

You feel like you’re experiencing a wider field of view > Samsung Curved TV

By curving the edges of their pictures gently forward, Samsung curved TV appear to fill more of your field of view than flat ones – so long as you’re sat in roughly the right position, at any rate.

You see more sharpness at the edges of the image > Samsung Curved TV

Because curved screens track the natural shape of your eyes better than flat ones, their images look slightly sharper at their edges.

It’s this phenomenon that leads to many commercial cinemas using curved screens, since the bigger the screen the more likely your eyes are to perceive a reduction in clarity at the edges if that screen is flat.

With this in mind, though, I’d say this sharpness point only applies to very large TVs of 70 inches and more.

You feel like pictures have more depth > Samsung Curved TV

The first thing many people say when they first try out a Samsung curved TV is that the picture feels 3D.

This is because the curved screen makes the image exist on multiple depth planes – with a physical foreground and background – like a 3D image (or the world around us, come to that).

So important is this depth attribute that Samsung uses processing on its Samsung curved TV to make images marry up more effectively with the curved nature of the screen.

You can enjoy a richer contrast performance > Samsung Curved TV

Although I haven’t yet seen a wide enough variety of Samsung curved TV to feel confident about confirming this point, the argument goes that since curved screens focus their light towards your seating position rather than scattering it around a wider area like flat TVs do, they can deliver almost twice as much perceived contrast.

Samsung Curved TV

You can watch pictures from a wider viewing angle > Samsung Curved TV

You probably think I’ve lost the plot with this one. Especially as viewing angle issues also appear in the Cons section of this article! But here’s the thing.

As anyone who’s had to watch a normal LCD TV from the down the sides will know, colours lose saturation and contrast reduces massively when you’re not sat directly opposite the screen.

Since Samsung curved TV turn the edges of their images towards off-axis viewing positions, though, the usual colour and contrast reductions associated with such viewing positions are greatly reduced.

 

 

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