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TFT or LCD

By Derek Cullen ·
What is the difference between TFT and LCD and which is better for a laptop?

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Derek

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by w2ktechman In reply to TFT or LCD

TFT is better. It uses more crystals in a smaller area for a better picture, and the ability to see from more angles. If you are looking for more security, then get the lcd

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by IT Toast In reply to TFT or LCD

Short answer....Active matrix vs Passive matrix. TFT is superior in every way. Resolution, response time, better viewability. Play a game on a LCD and you'll see for yourself.

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by HAL 9000 Moderator In reply to TFT or LCD

For ease of viewing TFT is much better than LCD but it's also much more expensive and neither are repairable when they start to breakdown.

Just in case you don't know what the letters stand for TFT means Transistor Film Technology and LCD means Liquid Cristal Display.

With a faulty TFT monitor you'll see blank or at least black areas of the screen and with a faulty LCD monitor they generally just don't display any form of picture over a wide area of the screen or in a worst case scenario just remain blank.

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by sunny_tpeople In reply to TFT or LCD

Short for thin film transistor, a type of LCD flat-panel display screen, in which each pixel is controlled by from one to four transistors. The TFT technology provides the best resolution of all the flat-panel techniques, but it is also the most expensive. TFT screens are sometimes called active-matrix LCDs.

Short for liquid crystal display, a type of display used in digital watches and many portable computers. LCD displays utilize two sheets of polarizing material with a liquid crystal solution between them. An electric current passed through the liquid causes the crystals to align so that light cannot pass through them. Each crystal, therefore, is like a shutter, either allowing light to pass through or blocking the light.

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