Different types of monitors

CRT (Cathode ray tube):

The cathode ray tube monitor was most widely used before flat screen monitors became readily available. They are fairly similar to older models of TV's, they still usually have much better contrasts and viewing angles than most other monitors available.
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LCD (Liquid crystal display)

LCD (Liquid crystal display): This model of computer monitor is a good space saver, and can also be mounted on walls to save even more space. Typically they are only one or two inches thick, provide a good angle of viewing, and come in a huge range of sizes up to 60 inches.

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Plasma: Plasma varieties of computer monitor aren't very widely used, as they run on a high temperature and consume a lot of power, as well as having a fixed resolution.

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Touchscreen: Touchscreen monitors are fairly new, and provide a way of interacting with your computer through touch sensitive screens. This allows a user of the computer monitor to interact directly with the application or program they are using.

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OLED (Organic light emitting display)

These computer monitors are much thinner and more high definition than LCD or Plasma screens. They can also be placed on transparent surfaces, allowing users to see through them when not active.
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