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A flat panel display is a television, monitor or other display appliance that uses a thin panel design instead of a traditional cathode ray tube (CRT) design. These screens are much lighter and thinner, and can be much more portable than traditional televisions and monitors. They also have higher resolution than older models.
New flat panel displays utilize a liquid crystal display (LCD) display. This system lights up various pixels on the screen. The simple and small infrastructure of flat panel displays allows for the manufacturing of extremely light and portable screens, which are popular for personal and business use. Some of the newest features of flat panel displays include new organic LED lighting techniques that allow for bendable display screens. Companies are experimenting with panoramic displays that are curved rather than flat.