Today's market offers everything from the familiar hefty square picture-tubes, to flat-panel LCD displays and plasma TVs thin and lightweight enough to be mounted on a wall.
These have large, flat-panel screens with red, green, and blue pixels activated by "plasma" energy, creating very bright images.
For now, however, you will find your choice limited to the more expensive TVs, including flat-panel sets and widescreen models.
You will find several flat-panel options, HDTV projection systems and large wide-screen models when you shop.
This type of flat-panel screen are much lighter and thinner.
Find both flat-panel and projection designs.