How to Choose the Right TV for Your Home Theater System


If you’re in the market for a new TV to complete your home theater system, it’s important to choose the right one for your needs. Here are some tips to help you make the best decision:

Screen Size

The size of your TV screen is an important consideration. Consider the size of your room and where you’ll be sitting when watching TV. The general rule of thumb is that the distance between you and the TV should be about 1.5 to 2.5 times the diagonal size of the screen. For example, if you’re sitting 8 feet from the TV, a 55-inch screen would be ideal.


Resolution is a measure of the number of pixels on the screen. The higher the resolution, the sharper and clearer the picture will be. The most common resolutions for TVs are 1080p (full HD), 4K (Ultra HD), and 8K. While 8K is the highest resolution available, it’s still relatively new and there isn’t much content available for it yet. For most people, a 4K TV will be more than sufficient.

Screen Type

There are three types of TV screens: LCD, OLED, and QLED. LCD TVs are the most common and affordable, but they don’t have as good of a contrast ratio as OLED and QLED TVs. OLED TVs have the best picture quality, with deep blacks and bright colors, but they can be expensive. QLED TVs are a good compromise between the two, with good picture quality and a reasonable price.


Consider what features you want in a TV. Do you want a smart TV that can connect to the internet and stream content? Do you want a TV with built-in speakers, or will you be using a separate sound system? Make a list of the features that are important to you and look for TVs that have them.

Visit a Showroom

While researching online is a great way to compare prices and features, nothing beats seeing a TV in person. Visit HDTV and PC Outlet's showroom to see the TVs in action and get a better sense of their picture quality.

At HDTV and PC Outlet, we offer a wide selection of TVs from top brands like Samsung, LG, and Sony. Our TVs can be picked up in Murrieta, CA, or delivered to anywhere within 50 miles of Murrieta for a delivery fee. With our expert knowledge and friendly service, we’ll help you find the perfect TV for your home theater system.

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