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When It Comes to TV Sets, How Big is Too Big?

Super Bowl 50 is just days away, and American football fans everywhere are gearing up for one of the most-watched television events of the year. And though TV sales have somewhat slowed in recent years—coinciding with the increasing popularity of streaming services like Netflix and HBO Go—big, loud television sets still reign supreme in many homes across the U.S.


Strides in television tech made a huge splash, as usual, at this year's Consumer Electronics Show, which stormed Las Vegas in early January. South Korean tech behemoth Samsung, for example, showcased a 170-inch, ultra-high-definition prototype set. All the options on offer got us thinking: How big is too big, exactly? At what point does a giant set go from television to full-on movie screen?

Just how big is too big? >>