From 24 to 85 inches, televisions today come in all sizes. How to choose the right size for maximum visual comfort? Our guide to calculating the right screen size for your space.
The size of televisions has been increasing continuously for years. While the standard was stillin 2017, we are now rather on . At the salon of Las in 2020, even unveiled a 292-inch diagonal screen (7.42 meters!) made up of an assembly of MicroLED panels. But, of course, not everyone has a huge home theater lounge. So what screen size is best for your apartment?
Calculate the size of your television
The short answer is: as big as possible according to your budget. ” For the best and most immersive visual experience possible, the screen should occupy 40 degrees of your field of vision »,. The necessary backing distance is therefore calculated by multiplying the screen size by 1.2. This represents a distance of 1.7 meters for 55 inches or 2.3 meters for 75 inches. suggests a ratio of 1.6, or 2.2 meters for 55 inches. among a panel of consumers, however, shows a higher comfort ratio, between 2.2 and 2.7. Note that the larger the screen, the greater the comfort distance range.
Screen size according to definition
The definition is another criterion to take into account: the larger it is, the closer you can get to the screen without seeing theof the image. So, a ratio of 3.9 for an HD TV (1,366 x 768 px), 2.6 for a full HD TV (1,920 x 1,080 pixels) and 1.3 for an ultra HD 4K TV (3,840 x 2,160 pixels). There’s no need to spend a fortune on a 4K display if your screen is less than 55 inches, though, because you’re not really going to tell the difference.
Finally, other factors must be taken into account:
- The size and configuration of the location where your will be installed. A TV in a bedroom or kitchen won’t need to be as big as in the living room.
- Consider how much wall space the television will occupy after the screen is turned off. Some manufacturers also offer .
- Attention : « En store, the perception of space is biased by the sales area and the number of televisions presented », Warns . A screen will often appear larger at home than in a store.