history-computer.comEdge-Lit vs. Direct-Lit: What's the Difference?
What is Edge-Lit?Edge-lit is a type of screen backlighting that has LED lights lining either the top and bottom edges of the screen or the perimeter of the screen. This form of bac
What is Direct-Lit?Direct-lit backlighting uses LED lighting across a television back panel. This form of backlighting initially used Cold Cathode Fluorescent Lamps (CCFLs) before
Edge-Lit Pros and ConsPros: Cost-effective, Thin screen, Compact, integrates into thin screen designs Cons: No pinpoint dimming, Picture quality can be variable
Direct-Lit Pros and ConsPros: Better picture quality, More even lighting, Cheapest television backlight panel Cons: Bulky screen, Greater power consumption, Struggles with renderin
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