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Why You Should Get a Smart TV

Hardly a new feature anymore, these became popular in the UK in the late 2010s, however, with new features coming out for them every year basically, it might be a good time to upgrade your current television. If you don’t have one and have always wondered, why you should get a smart TV? Don’t worry we’ve got all the answers for you today as we list some of the best benefits of having a smarter tech TV and why you should want one in your home. They also come in a range of different sizes, makes and prices, so if you’re worried that it may be out of your price range, try not to worry as we’re sure there will be one for you out there, maybe even on a finance deal paying up the TV.

When considering why you should get a smart TV, the first thing to think about is the benefits of them and what exactly are they, in terms of how they differ from a normal television. To put it briefly, these televisions connect to the internet directly and include an operating system or platform that enables you to access, control, and view online and network-based media content like Hulu or Netflix without the necessity of a separate device like a Roku or Fire Stick. The benefits of them include, is the ability to access numerous channels that provide shows, movies, and music without having to connect an antenna or pay for cable or satellite service. Additionally, a smart TV offers access to suitable media files stored on your computer, gaming, and web browsing. Some brands have even taken the daring step of removing built-in tuners and antenna/cable connections on most of their sets in favour of its built-in streaming platform as an all-encompassing replacement, even though they can also receive programs via antenna or cable/satellite.

The same Ethernet or Wi-Fi network and broadband router that you use to connect your computer to the internet is used to connect the smart TV so they can access online content. Ethernet offers the most reliable connection, but Wi-Fi might be more practical if your TV is far from your router or in a separate room. You will be requested to provide any login information required by your internet service provider after connecting and turning on your TV. They will provide an on-screen menu with a list of the internet channels that are accessible as applications (similar to the apps on a smartphone). There are several pre-installed apps, and you can download more to expand the TV’s library of apps.

Some of them include additional features in addition to internet streaming, like Miracast and Screen Sharing, which let users view material from compatible smartphones and tablets on a TV screen. The terms SmartShare (LG) and SmartView are alternative names for this capability (Samsung). Some of them may also broadcast content from the TV to a connected smartphone in the opposite direction. The user can keep watching that content on their smartphone away from the television after sending it.

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