What does the designation "Class" mean on LCD TV's?

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  1. Scooter

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    I've been seeing this for a while....42" Class....36" Class TV but don't know what that means.

    Anyone...????
     
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    TV's aren't exactly e.g. 42" diagonally, so they round the size to the nearest whole inch and call it the "class". So a 42" Class set could be 41.8" or 42.1".
     
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    Makes sense...thanks for the info
     

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