Fear not the alphabet soup of TV features unveiled at CES

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Flummoxed by the alphabet soup of features on new TVs? TV manufacturers are showcasing new models at the CES gadget show in Las Vegas this week — all with acronyms to set their sets apart. One feature called HDR10+ takes what's known as high-dynamic range and adjusts settings...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Flummoxed by the alphabet soup of features on new TVs?

TV manufacturers are showcasing new models at the CES gadget show in Las Vegas this week — all with acronyms to set their sets apart.

One feature called HDR10+ takes what's known as high-dynamic range and adjusts settings for each frame, instead of having levels set for the entire video at once. HDR10+ is also a way to get around royalty payments for a competing technology called Dolby Vision.

Meanwhile, quantum-dot technology promises more accurate colors. Samsung calls its version QLED (pronounced q-led), which shouldn't be confused with OLED (o-led), a display that offers darker blacks and better contrast. And don't be fooled by LEDs (l-e-d). They are just regular screens with a certain type of lighting.

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