The diagonal measurement of a television is 25 inches in height and 44 inches in width for a 50-inch, 16:9 screen.
The popular Samsung EH5000 LED television has external dimensions of 44.8 inches wide, 26.4 inches high, and 3.7 inches deep.
When choosing a television size, the viewing distance should also be considered. Digital Trends suggests a 50-inch screen for viewing at distances between 6.25 feet and 12.5 feet.
James P. Mitchell invented the world’s first LED flat panel television screen in 1977, but LED televisions were not made available to the general public until the release of the Samsung LN-T4681F in 2007.
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