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TV Distance Calculator

How do you use a TV-distance calculator?

Our TV distance calculator can assist you in finding the optimal viewing distance for your television, ensuring the best viewing experience without seeing individual pixels. Follow the steps outlined below:

Fill in the information

Step 1—Specify your TV size. You can choose from the presets or manually enter one of the TV screen dimensions you know: diagonal, width, or height. Our calculator will calculate the rest for you.

TV Distance Calc - Input TV Size

Step 2—Select a TV screen resolution from presets or select Custom to enter a custom one.

TV Distance Calc - Input TV Resolution

Understanding the results

When you complete filling in all the information, our ideal TV-distance calculator will calculate and show the three different results:

TV Distance Calc - Result

  1. Ideal distance (30°) - the distance you can comfortably watch your TV that covers 30 degrees of your viewing angle.
  2. Closest ideal distance (40°) - the closest distance you can comfortably watch your TV that covers 40 degrees of your viewing angle.
  3. Closest pixel-free distance - the closest distance you can watch your TV without seeing the individual pixels.

The calculator includes a preview section to display how the measurements will appear in the real world.

TV Distance Calc - Result Preview

TV Distance Calculator

TV Distance Calculator

Last updated: March 08, 2024

About this app

TV Distance Calculator is an application that helps you quickly and easily determine a perfect viewing distance for your TV based on its screen size and resolution.

App availability

You can use the calculator for free as a PWA web app online or install it locally on any modern operating system, including Android, iOS, Windows 11/10, and macOS.

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