High dynamic range (up to around 15,000:1 ,) excellent color, wide gamut and low black level.
Can display natively in almost any resolution and refresh rate
No input lag
Sub-millisecond response times
Near zero color, saturation, contrast or brightness distortion. Excellent viewing angle.
Usually much cheaper than LCD or Plasma screens.
Large size and weight, especially for bigger screens (a 20-inch unit weighs about 50 lb (23 kg))
High power consumption
Geometric distortion caused by variable beam travel distances
Older CRTs are prone to screen burn-in
Produces noticeable flicker at low refresh rates
Thursday, August 12, 2010