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Purchasing a television today can be confusing.  OLED, QLED, LCD, HDR, 4K, LED, what does it all mean?  At Flint Audio Video we take the stress out of the buying process and turn it into an enjoyable experience.  From the first “hello” in the store to our tech delivering your new set, we strive to provide friendly, thorough, professional service that is consistent with your expectations and values.

The latest television technology will always be on display and available at our showroom, and our knowledgeable sales staff is always prepared to guide you.  Whether you’re a seasoned technophile or a total technophobe, we make sure you remain comfortable and informed throughout the entire process.

“Unmatched Service, Competitively Priced!” This is our motto, and we stick to it!  Flint Audio Video offers free delivery, set-up, and networking with most TV purchases.  Our team can also install your TV on almost any surface and conceal all associated wiring, resulting in an organized, clean entertainment center tailored prefectly to your space.

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CIS Diamond-Level Dealer

 

Flint stocks and displays Sony’s A8H OLED TVs along with 800, 900, and 950 series LED TVs, with the brand’s entire in-production catalog available for special order, delivery, and/or installation*

Samsung

 

Flint stocks and displays Samsung’s Frame TVs along with Q60 and Q70 series QLED and 8000 series Crystal UHD TVs, with the brand’s entire in-production catalog available for special order, delivery, and/or installation*

LG

 

Flint stocks and displays LG’s C series OLED TVs along with 7300 and 6900 series UHD TVs, with the brand’s entire in-production catalog available for special order, delivery, and/or installation*

 

 

*subject to change based on availability

 

What’s the difference between 4K/UHD and 1080p/Full HD?

 

4K, or Ultra-High Definition (UHD), and 1080p, or Full HD, refer to the resolution of a television. Resolution is measured by counting the rows and columns of pixels across the screen. A regular (non-high definition) TV has 460 columns by 360 rows of pixels. A full HD TV has 1920 columns by 1080 rows, hence 1080p. 4K is the latest standard in screen resolution, measuring 4,096 columns by 2,160 rows. The result of this increase in pixels gives 4K televisions four times the number of pixels on screen than 1080p televisions.

 

What is a “Smart” TV?

 

A Smart TV simply refers to a television having the ability to connect to the internet in a “Smart” way.  Smart TVs are built with an internal WiFi card that picks up the wireless internet signal in your home.  Having internet connected to your television enables it to run popular streaming services like Netflix, Amazon Video, Hulu Plus, and YouTube without having to connect any accessories to your TV.

Nearly all UHD TVs today are “smart,” but this does not mean that you need wireless internet for the television to work properly; it simply means that if you do, you will have access to these additional features.  You won’t have to worry about setting up your Smart TV though, because our technicians will deliver, set-up, and network most televisions free of charge.

 

What is HDR?

 

HDR stands for High Dynamic Range. Televisions with HDR technology can produce much a much wider range of contrast. This means the darks are darker and the lights are lighter than traditional high-definition televisions. What this results in for you, the viewer, is much more life-like video that more accurately represents the color and detail of the content you’re watching. HDR is only available on 4K/UHD televisions.

 

What are OLED and QLED?

 

OLED (Organic Light-Emitting Diode) is a panel technology that has recently become available on televisions at a consumer price point.  On OLED displays, each individual pixel creates its own light, rather than being back-lit by a matrix of LED lights as most LCD panel televisions are.  This results in a stunning increase in contrast, bringing a dynamic range to your screen that has never before been possible.

QLED (Quantum Light-Emitting Diode), is a picture technology offered primarily by Samsung.  The brand’s QLED televisions use standard LCD panels, but back-lighting is supplemented by a layer of Quantum Dots, which emit a distinctive glow when hit by light.  The result is a vibrant, gorgeous image that is on par with what you would see on an OLED display – and available at half the cost of one.

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SHOWROOM LOCATION & HOURS

77 East Main Road
Middletown, RI 02842
P: (401) 849-2280

 

Hours of Operation:

Mon – Sat: 9:00am – 5:00pm

Sun: Closed

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