4K UHD

Best Buy - home theater

25 Jan: What Home Theater Experience Can I Get for $500, $1,000 or $1,500?

Maybe you’re in the market for a new TV for that Big Game on Feb. 5 or to catch up on those award-nominated movies.

Maybe you’re also keeping a close eye on your budget.

And maybe you want to know how to get the most value for your money so that you not only have a great picture on your big screen, but quality sound, too.

You’ve come to the right place. With the help of Best Buy’s home theater experts, we’ve broken it down for you.

Best Buy - TVs

23 Jan: From OLED to UHD: The ABCs of Today’s TVs

At times, it seems like TV manufacturers are throwing out random letters to label their new tech innovations.

But don’t sweat it – we’re here to help explain.

With the Big Game mere weeks away, you might be looking for a new screen to watch those hits, scores and commercials. If so, here are some helpful definitions for the most-used TV acronyms and terms.

HDTV

If you’ve purchased your television in the past few years, it’s most likely an HDTV. That stands for high definition, and it’s probably 1080p.

Best Buy - new TV

18 Jan: 5 Mistakes People Make When Buying a New TV

The average American only replaces their TV once every seven or eight years, so it’s a purchase you really want to make sure you get right.

You’ll want to do your homework because odds are a lot has changed since you bought your last television. Best Buy’s TV Buying Guide is a great place to start for everything you need to know about the latest technology, like 4K Ultra HD and high dynamic range.

But it’s also important to know what not to do.

LG Big Game

21 Jan: How to Best Experience the Big Game: Upscale to Ultra HD

Should you score a new big screen TV for the Big Game?

Depends:

  • Do you trust the Wall Street Journal, which said 2015 is the year you should buy that new TV?
  • Do you like getting great deals, like a 50-inch Insignia HDTV for just $399? Do you like getting great deals like a 55-inch LG 4K UHD Smart TV for $1,199 
  • Do you like hosting? Because when you have the biggest TV in your friend group, that’ll tend to happen more often than not.
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04 Nov: Relax at JFK Airport in Best Buy’s New Ultra HD Lounge

Starting today, tis the season for those in Jet Blue’s Terminal 5 at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York.

That’s where the Best Buy Ultra HD Lounge welcomes weary travelers to kick back in one of 12 plush leather seats (with cup holders) and enjoy a TV picture that’s four times sharper than HDTV.

The lounge features three 65-inch 4K Ultra High Definition TVs (thanks to Samsung, LG and Sony) and will be showing what the future of TV looks like, with the help from UltraFlix entertainment content.