Features Of A Smart TV

Like smartphones, smart TVs offer numerous internet-connected services that you can’t get from a standard television. In a lot of ways, they’re like a computer – only without email and word processing functions – offering you extra features such as media streaming, apps, games and web browsing. In this guide, we’ll be taking a closer look at the features of a smart TV.

LG Electronics LED Smart TV
LG Electronics LED Smart TV, shop.bt.com

Browsing The Web

The built-in web browser in a smart TV enables you to access the internet, view web pages, watch videos and view photo slideshows – all from the comfort of your living room!


Whether you’ve got your friends round and you want to boogie to your favourite tunes or you want to watch a tutorial on the big screen, having access to YouTube through your television can prove invaluable.

Social Media

Can’t be bothered to move rooms and switch on the computer? Smartphone out of reach? Well then you’ll be glad to know you can still catch up with your friends on Facebook or Twitter via your smart television – handy huh?

In addition to the above, on-demand TV is one of the most attractive features offered by a smart TV – allowing you to catch up on your all-time favourite shows so you never have to miss an episode again. You can choose from a selection of speciality channels to watch sports, films and music – whatever takes your fancy.

Samsung 50" Full HD SMART LED TV
Samsung 50″ Full HD SMART LED TV, shop.bt.com

Here’s what else you can do with your smart TV.

Play Games

Keep the whole family entertained with a wide range of games on your TV – or better yet, why not host a games night and take turns to play your favourite game on the television. It’s like a modern day version of board games.

Skype Friends And Family

If you live far away from family and friends, Skype is a great way of keeping in touch. But instead of everyone crowding around the webcam on your computer, or trying to fit everyone in the picture on your phone, keep in touch through the television.

Watch Home Videos And Create Photo Slideshows

Relive precious memories by watching your home videos through your TV. Simply hook it up to your video camera, press play and settle down with the popcorn. Maybe you’ve recently uploaded photos from a birthday or a friend’s wedding? Use your favourite snaps to create a slideshow for everyone to enjoy.

Get App Happy

You can also access apps for weather, internet radio, games and entertainment – all without leaving your sofa!

So now you know how much more is available to you with a smart TV, what are you waiting for? Browse the full range of smart televisions at BT Shop today.

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