RCA LED32C45RQD vs Sharp LC-32LB370

RCA LED32C45RQD
Sharp LC-32LB370

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
Higher RMS rated power Edit
The RCA LED32C45RQD is a 16W RMS rated power TV. That's 11W higher than the Sharp LC-32LB370 (5W). Read more

RMS rated power stands for Root Mean Square rated power and it is typically used to measure the power output of the audio element of the TV.

A higher RMS rated power means that the audio system on the TV is more powerful and will be able to play the audio at higher volumes. A higher RMS power may also result in better quality audio at normal volume levels.

Cheaper to run by $6.12
Over five years the RCA LED32C45RQD is $6.12 cheaper to run than the Sharp LC-32LB370. Read more
3 Reasons For
One more HDMI port Edit
The Sharp LC-32LB370 has three HDMI ports, however the RCA LED32C45RQD only has two HDMI ports. Read more

The HDMI ports quantity is the number of ports that the TV has that will accept a HDMI cable. HDMI is the most common type of cable used to connect modern TVs, DVD players, games consoles etc.

A greater number of HDMI ports will allow you to permanently connect more devices to the TV and will reduce the need to reach around the back of the TV to unplug and plug in cables when switching between devices.

Thinner Edit
Sharp LC-32LB370 is 64mm thick, but the RCA LED32C45RQD is a 78.74mm thick TV (14.74mm thicker). Read more

The depth of the TV is the thickness of the TV measured from the back of the TV to the front of the TV. Curved TVs will have quite a big depth as this dimension is measured from the back of the centre of the screen to the front of the edges of the screen.

A thinner TV has the advantage of appearing more elegant and will also mean that the TV will not stick out as much when mounted on a wall.

43% lighter Edit
The Sharp LC-32LB370 is a 4.9kg heavy TV. That's 2.1kg lighter than the RCA LED32C45RQD (4.9kg). Read more

The weight is the total weight of the TV excluding all packaging.

A lighter weight TV will be easier to move around and to mount on a wall. Some of the larger, very heavy TVs may require lightweight partition walls to be reinforced before the TV could be mounted.

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
Only two HDMI ports Edit
The RCA LED32C45RQD is a two HDMI port TV, whereas the Sharp LC-32LB370 only has three HDMI ports. Read more

The HDMI ports quantity is the number of ports that the TV has that will accept a HDMI cable. HDMI is the most common type of cable used to connect modern TVs, DVD players, games consoles etc.

A greater number of HDMI ports will allow you to permanently connect more devices to the TV and will reduce the need to reach around the back of the TV to unplug and plug in cables when switching between devices.

19% thicker Edit
The RCA LED32C45RQD has a thickness of 78.74mm. That's 14.74mm thicker than the Sharp LC-32LB370 (64mm). Read more

The depth of the TV is the thickness of the TV measured from the back of the TV to the front of the TV. Curved TVs will have quite a big depth as this dimension is measured from the back of the centre of the screen to the front of the edges of the screen.

A thinner TV has the advantage of appearing more elegant and will also mean that the TV will not stick out as much when mounted on a wall.

2.1kg heavier Edit
RCA LED32C45RQD is 7kg heavy, but the Sharp LC-32LB370 is a 4.9kg heavy TV (2.1kg lighter). Read more

The weight is the total weight of the TV excluding all packaging.

A lighter weight TV will be easier to move around and to mount on a wall. Some of the larger, very heavy TVs may require lightweight partition walls to be reinforced before the TV could be mounted.

3 Reasons Against
11W lower RMS rated power Edit
The Sharp LC-32LB370 has an RMS rated power of 5W, but the RCA LED32C45RQD is a 16W RMS rated power TV (11W higher). Read more

RMS rated power stands for Root Mean Square rated power and it is typically used to measure the power output of the audio element of the TV.

A higher RMS rated power means that the audio system on the TV is more powerful and will be able to play the audio at higher volumes. A higher RMS power may also result in better quality audio at normal volume levels.

Seven months older
The Sharp LC-32LB370 is older than the RCA LED32C45RQD by seven months.
11% higher running costs over five years
Over five years the running costs of the Sharp LC-32LB370 are $62.17 which is $6.12 more than the RCA LED32C45RQD. Show assumptions.

Date Released

11 months Ago 19 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 51.40
Electricity cost - standby $ 4.65
Total running cost $ 56.05
Electricity cost - switched on $ 57.52
Electricity cost - standby $ 4.65
Total running cost $ 62.17

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.36T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.36 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
9
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.4T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.4 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
31.5" 31.5"
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
3D Type
 Active
 Active
LED Backlighting
 Direct-LED
 Direct-LED
Typical Contrast Ratio
 3500:1
BEST
 3500:1
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
60Hz Unknown - Click to provide data
Comb Filter
 3D
 3D
Response Time
6.5ms Unknown - Click to provide data
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 2000000:1
 2000000:1
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Video Mode
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
 480i
 480p
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
 480i
 480p
Screen Format Adjustment
 16:9
 16:9
Horizontal Viewing Angle
176° 178°
BEST
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
Vertical Viewing Angle
176° 178°
BEST

TV Tuner

Digital Signal Format System
 ATSC
 ATSC
Tuner
 Analog
 Analog
Analog Signal Format System
 NTSC
 NTSC
Tuner
Unknown - Click to provide data 2

Audio

Audio System
Unknown - Click to provide data DTS Sound
RMS Rated Power
16W
BEST
5W
Loudspeaker
2 2
Dolby Technology
 DTS
 DTS
Sound Mode
 Dynamic
 Standard
 Dynamic
 Standard
Audio Decoder
 DTS
 DTS

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output Port
1 1
RF Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Composite Video in Port
1 1
Component Video in Port
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
1 1
HDMI Port
2 3
BEST
Consumer Electronics Control
 Aquos Link
 Aquos Link
Audio Out Port
1 1

Management Features

On Screen Display Language
 ENG
 FRE
 ESP
 ENG
 FRE
 ESP
OSD Language
3 3

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interface
 100 x 100
 100 x 100

Power

Typical Power Consumption
42W
BEST
47W
Standby Power Consumption
1W 1W
AC Input Frequency
 60
 60

Certificates

Certification
UL / FCC Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Thickness
78.74mm 64mm
BEST
Weight
7kg 4.9kg
BEST
Package Weight
8.9kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 5.1kg
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
487.68mm 464mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
734.06mm 727mm
BEST
Height
441.96mm 437mm
Width
734.06mm 727mm
Packaging Height
510.54mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Width
789.94mm Unknown - Click to provide data
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