Jargon A thru F
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4K TV w/HDR - 4X the pixels of HDTVs aka 3840x2160. 4K + HDR gives you noticeable video quality over a HDTV.
CEC (Consumer Electronics Control) - enables TV remote to mute, adjust volume & power cycle the 5.1 sound system as well as send play/pause, select/ok & up/down/left/right controls to attached devices via a HDMI cable.
Each TV Set Brand has their own name for their CEC capabilities:
ARC (Audio Return Channel) - sends stereo & 5.1 Dolby Digital audio to the 5.1 sound system from the TV via a HDMI cable.
This enables HDMI inputs as well as streaming apps on the TV to send their sound signal to your 5.1 sound system. eARC - supports Dolby Digital Plus & other multi-channel audio formats.
eARC - supports Dolby Digital Plus & other multi-channel audio formats.
Casting content on mobile device to TV set - the TV supports casting from iPhones & Android phones, either from an app on the phone or from the phone's casting app.
Samsung TVs also supports mirroring from an Android phone as well as the TV mirrored to an Android phone.
@120Hz Refresh Rate / HDMI 2.1 for Gamers - the optimum rate to avoid motion blur on your gaming console:
Jargon G Thru M
HDR10 (High Dynamic Range) - 64X the color palette of HD & enables a high contrast ratio (whiter whites, darker blacks).
HDR stands for High Dynamic Range. The term refers to a technique that heightens a picture’s dynamic range or the contrast between the brightest whites and the darkest blacks. The higher the dynamic range, the closer a picture gets to real life. For more information, review What is the High Dynamic Range (HDR) feature on the 4K Android TV?
HDCP 2.2 (High Definition Copy Protection) - without this capability, some content would not be viewable on your TV.
HDMI Inputs - for connecting content devices and having some spare inputs for future devices:
Jargon M Thru R
Jargon S Thru Z
Upscaling HD Content - increases perceived video quality of HD content, which is the content you watch the most.
The ability to make lower-resolution video look better on higher-resolution screens, upscaling is a feature you’ll find on a variety of video devices, including DVD players and of course, televisions. It can help enhance the way that cable signals (often transmitted in 720-pizel resolutions) are displayed on 4K televisions. So if you’re thinking of sticking with paid television, look into getting a TV with upscaling ability.
Side Angle Viewing - the angle at which a TV's picture quality starts to degrade when watched from the sid
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Smart TV - access to all the streaming media apps you need, thus saving you from needing a media streaming device.
The Smart TVos is different for each brand, yet in and of itself, a TVos is not a determinant in which TV set to choose.
TV, Sound & Content Jargon
Advance Jargon To Go To The Next Level
Yes! Users can add video from YouTube or Vimeo with ease:
Enter App Settings
Click the "Manage Questions" button
Click on the question you would like to attach a video to
When editing your answer, click on the video icon and then paste the YouTube or Vimeo video URL
That's it! A thumbnail of your video will appear in answer text box
Basic Jargon Needed to Select, Assemble and EnjoyMyTV
2K - another term for HD.