LED and LCD are two different display technologies. Let’s begin with defining each of them first.
LCD stands for Liquid Crystal Display, using CCFL (fluorescent) light source as their backlight. On the other hand, LED is a Light-Emitting Diode display that features a liquid crystal display, but LEDs, not fluorescent lamps, produce the backlighting.
LCD (Liquid Crystal Display)
|LCD (Liquid Crystal Display)||LED (Light-Emitting Diode) Display|
|Frame||Minimum of 1 inch||Mostly less than 1 inch|
Up to 160°, side angles make a low resolution.
|Flexible LEDs can create up to 360° viewing angles.|
|Life Span||Minimum of 50,000 hours||Minimum of 100,000 hours|
|Medium||Fluorescent as the backlight source||Light-emitting diodes|
|Price||Cheaper||It depends on Pixel Pitch; a lower pixel pitch means a more exact resolution and higher price.|
|Screen size||Up to 108-inch||Up to 110 inch|
In addition to the table shown above, LCDs production uses nitrogen trifluoride, a harmful contributor to global warming. On the other hand, LEDs contain mercury, which needs a unique disposal process not to contaminate the environment.
Technology has been part of our life and has impacted every aspect of our social activities. From the way we communicate with friends and family to promoting goods for business, technology has left deep marks and changes. It eases our day-to-day tasks giving us comfort and a better life.
In conclusion, LEDs and LCDs are both technologies’ modern reform. However, LEDs have more advantages than LCDs in so many aspects. Though LCDs popularly work these days, LEDs already replaced their spot.