You may know what resolution you want, what you're using it for, and how big a budget you can realistically spend – but when it comes to the size, what size TV do you actually need?
The average television is getting bigger every year, and in turn our expectations of size and suitability are constantly changing.
At the mid end of the scale, you can get 32 to 43 -inch sets, some of which are best placed on a desk or counter as a step up from your computer monitor. After that you have the 32 or 36-inch TV, which is compact enough to fit in tighter spaces than its larger counterparts without downsizing too much.
What you gain in convenience, however, you may miss out in additional ports and the overall picture quality. Even 32 inches is too small for a 4K UHD display, meaning you're stuck watching standard HD/SDR quality content at either 720p (1,366 x 768 pixels) or 1080p (1,920 x 1,080 pixels). Most content is in HD/SDR, anyway, so it may not be much of a loss for you – but if you want more from your picture, you may want to jump a few sizes and pixel counts up.