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The Benefits of Upgrading to a Smart TV

Are you a boxset binge-er or a movie fanatic? If you love streaming content then a smart TV is the perfect bit of tech for you. Whether you are upgrading your TV or you are looking to get the most out of your current model, check out our top tips below!



Internet access, hassle-free streaming


You can connect your streaming accounts directly to your TV. Apps such as Netflix, Amazon Video, YouTube can be accessed from your home screen: so, you’re never short of something to watch. All you need is a subscription and a bowl of popcorn! Modern smart TVs will have Wi-Fi built in; so there is no need to hardwire or have a dongle like older smart models.




Screen mirroring


Connect your smartphone directly to a smart TV using the screen mirror function. So, whether you want to share your holiday photos, vlogs or news articles you can share it with everyone in the room: without the need to huddle around a smartphone!


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No need for a media streamer


All your apps will be built into your TV, so you won’t take up space in your living room with extra media streaming boxes. Just make sure that the TV you opt for has all your favourite apps as this can vary depending on the operating system. Just ask one of our staff in-store or online if you aren’t sure!

However, if you aren’t in the position to upgrade your TV, A media streamer is a good way of turning your TV smart! You can get access to selected apps and sign up to extra TV packages with the likes of NOWTV.



Check out the full range of smart TVs in one of our 23 stores or online.

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