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Sharp LC-32CHE4042

Sharp LC-32CHE4042

32" Direct-LED Flat 81.1mm Feb 2016
Screen Size LED Backlighting Screen Shape Thickness Release Date
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Average User Reviews

LC-32CHE4042 owners on average rated this television 76%.

Good Size

Some customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was thin. This year Best Person Ever said “It is smart looking, very thin, great picture, very good value for money.” in their review of the Sharp LC-32CHE4042. Dan mentioned in his review of this TV on Amazon in October “Sound is OK for a wafer thin TV”. This month Mr & Mrs Kemal rated it as very good and she said in her review of this TV “It is so slim and light and comes with a television remote”.

A number of customers agreed that the Sharp LC-32CHE4042 was a good size. Amazon Customer mentioned in their Sharp LC-32CHE4042 review on Amazon “Good size for a kitchen which is” and scored it 5 stars. One person who reviewed the product thought it was compact. A few weeks ago Tommo gave it a rating of 4 stars and said on Amazon “Nice compact TV and DVD player Spot on”.

One Sharp LC-32CHE4042 reviewer who bought it concluded that it was a good weight. Caroline rated it 5 stars and she wrote in her Sharp LC-32CHE4042 review in October “Super light weight, I could lift the box with item in with 1 hand”.

One Sharp LC-32CHE4042 reviewer who reviewed it thought it was lightweight. This year Bluenose rated the product 80 out of 100 and mentioned in their review of this TV on Amazon “Got this for a bedroom the picture is sharp its lightweight and overall i am happy with it its great for the money”.

One customer said in their reviews that it was a good width. A few weeks ago Bluenose said in their review of the Sharp LC-32CHE4042 “My only gripe is, if you look at the picture notice the feet are the same width as the tv”.

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Good Picture Quality

Eighteen people who bought the product agreed that it had good picture quality. In October Annabel Sallis mentioned on Amazon “Picture quality is good”. This month Arc mentioned on Amazon “The picture quality is faultless really” in their review. A few weeks ago Caroline mentioned “Great picture quality & amazing price” and rated the Sharp LC-32CHE4042 as excellent.

One Sharp LC-32CHE4042 owner who reviewed it reckoned that it had good colour saturation. Dave the Man mentioned on Amazon “Elegant with a first rate picture which I would recommend taking of the pre set economy mode once done this TV shines with vivid blacks and vibrant colours”.

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Good High Def TV

Some people who reviewed this TV reckoned that it was good at displaying high definition TV. D87js said “HD channels look sharp and the DVD works great” . Flossy mentioned on Amazon “Full HD TV/DVD--white” in their review of this TV. Guy wrote on Amazon “The display quality is excellent and the HD tuner is a bonus”.

Smart TV Features Are Good

Several people who purchased this TV considered that it was good for watching Freeview TV. Guy mentioned in his Sharp LC-32CHE4042 review “Thus far it just tells me the TV software is up to date! It may be more useful for those using Freeview PPV channels with a viewing card”. J. Ll Thomas mentioned on Amazon “I also failed to get the free view to work despite having no problem with other tv's” in their review.

One Sharp LC-32CHE4042 owner thought the product had great smart functions.

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Easy to Use

Eleven Sharp LC-32CHE4042 reviewers who purchased the product considered that it was easy to setup. Arc mentioned in their Sharp LC-32CHE4042 review “It was very fast and easy to set up which, for me at least, was a boon as I'm absolutely hopeless with complicated techno wizardry” . C. D. Pointon rated it as excellent and wrote in October “Would have no trouble at all to recommend to all, hubby says very easy to set up too” in their review. Caroline wrote in her review of this TV on Amazon a few weeks ago “Easy to set up & get going too” and scored it very highly.

Several Sharp LC-32CHE4042 owners wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use. Hannu Hautala mentioned on Amazon “Device is equipped with internal DVD - that is a handy feature” in their review. Helenb said on Amazon “The remote is easy to use! Which is a bonus as she's only 7” in their review of this TV and scored the product 5 stars. James Sorrell wrote in his review of the Sharp LC-32CHE4042 on Amazon “Needed to search for correct code to use our sky remote” and rated it 5 stars.

A few Sharp LC-32CHE4042 owners wrote in their reviews that this TV was easy to use the menus. Alien937 scored it very highly and wrote “The menu system is sensibly laid-out and easy to navigate”. In October last year Flossy rated the product as excellent and mentioned in their Sharp LC-32CHE4042 review on Amazon “Great sound (there are numerous settings on tv to suit personal taste) it does loads including timers, sleep function”. Hannu Hautala said “Menus and usage is easy - main languages are supported”.

One person who purchased the product thought it was easy to assemble. In October Mrs Marion Ross wrote “The stand is easy to assemble, just two screws”.

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Good Connectivity

A few customers who reviewed this TV agreed that it was good in terms of USB connections. Amazon Customer mentioned in their Sharp LC-32CHE4042 review “The TV also has USB ports which is very helpful when using the Fire Stick from Amazon”. David Tattersall gave the product a rating of 5 stars and he mentioned in his review of the Sharp LC-32CHE4042 “Record programmes with only the addition of an appropriate USB”. Mat mentioned on Amazon in October “I was pleasantly surprised to find it has 2 USB slots rather than just the one I had assumed came with it” and gave this TV a rating of 80 out of 100.

Some customers wrote in their reviews that the Sharp LC-32CHE4042 was good in terms of connectivity. Offbeat Dave mentioned on Amazon “Wow! Great connectivity and sound” in their review of the Sharp LC-32CHE4042. Offbeat Dave also said “It is brilliant - so many connectivity options!”.

Some people reckoned that the product was good in terms of HDMI connections. Dan he wrote in October “3 HDMI ports is a plus”. This month Mrs Marion Ross mentioned “It has three HDMI sockets and runs movies from a USB stick” in her Sharp LC-32CHE4042 review and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

One Sharp LC-32CHE4042 owner wrote in their reviews that it had email functionality. Mr. G. Biggs mentioned on Amazon “When you finally get the correct number, you get a recording stating they are busy and email might be quicker” in their review of this TV.

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Nice Design

A few people said in their reviews that it was good looking. Flossy said on Amazon “Wanted a white TV/DVD for my bedroom that was full HD, this tv not only looks very stylish” in their review of the Sharp LC-32CHE4042 and rated it 5 stars. Guy said “The menu system is pretty clear and easy to navigate” in his Sharp LC-32CHE4042 review. N. Trew mentioned on Amazon this year “Second one has been pretty good”.

One person who bought the Sharp LC-32CHE4042 said that it was a good design. In October this year Zephyr Man said in their review of this TV on Amazon “The first problem to beware of is the design of the feet; take a look at the picture” yet they gave the product a rating of 1 stars.

One customer who reviewed it said that it was neat. Flossy scored it 5 stars and wrote on Amazon in October last year “The unit sits neatly out of sight behind tv, perfect! So I now have a fabulous picture” in their review of this TV.

One person who reviewed it thought it was smooth. Amazon Customer said “It has been smooth so far” in their review of this TV.

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Good Product Quality

A number of people mentioned in their reviews that this TV was good quality. Amazon Customer scored the Sharp LC-32CHE4042 very highly and wrote a few weeks ago “Very good Value for Money and picture quality is perfect”. Amazon Customer also wrote “The TV has an amazing quality screen with great sound”. Amazon Customer also said “Sound quality is good and setup is simple”.

Good Sound Quality

Several Sharp LC-32CHE4042 reviewers who bought this TV mentioned that it had good sound quality. Alien937 wrote on Amazon this year “Both the picture and audio are excellent, especially when you consider the price”. Amazon Customer wrote a few weeks ago “The picture quality and sound quality is so crisp” . Arc scored the Sharp LC-32CHE4042 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon also a few weeks ago “I have had no problems with sound at all, despite having a very long room”.

Good Technical Features

Some Sharp LC-32CHE4042 owners said in their reviews that the product had good features. In October Claire scored it very highly and she said “Good image and sound quality; plenty of features”. Guy said in his Sharp LC-32CHE4042 review on Amazon last year “A Great Value 24" TV/DVD Combo with Good Picture, Connectivity and Plenty of Features”. J. K. Topham wrote in October this year “Not noticably bad) Features 8/10 Build 7/10 For the price, I couldn't recommend this TV more” in their Sharp LC-32CHE4042 review.

Robust

A few Sharp LC-32CHE4042 reviewers who reviewed the product reckoned that it was well made. J. K. Topham said “This is greatly helped by the built in Freeview HD tuner that gives you the "main" channels in HD” and scored it very highly. Laura.butler mentioned in October this year “It's also good for my girls as they can easily watch a DVD as it has a built in DVD player” in their review. Zephyr Man wrote on Amazon “A good quality of build” in their review of this TV.

One customer said in their reviews that the Sharp LC-32CHE4042 was easy to damage or scratch. This month Mr. Adam R. Penny said on Amazon “Would of rated higher if it actually had buttons, now my remote is broken and I can even turn it on” in his review of this TV.

One person concluded that this TV was strong and durable. This year A. Murdoch wrote in their review of the Sharp LC-32CHE4042 on Amazon “The television it's self is quite attractive with strong, sturdy metal legs that screw into the bottom of the TV”.

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Good Remote Control

Some customers reckoned that the product had a good remote control. A few weeks ago Dan wrote on Amazon “Bad thing for me is the remote is radio frequency so you can't use the sky remote to operate TV as its infra red” in his review of this TV.

Good Environmental Credentials

Several people who reviewed it reckoned that it was good in terms of power usage. Ms Jacqueline wrote in their Sharp LC-32CHE4042 review “The TV has an energy saving function in that if the channel is not changed or any of the functions are not used on the remote control”.

Acceptable Noise Level

A few Sharp LC-32CHE4042 owners who reviewed this TV agreed that it was noisy. This month Amazon Customer said “The sound is very loud” and scored this TV very highly. Also this month Mr. G. Biggs wrote in their Sharp LC-32CHE4042 review “The DVD unit is the noisiest I've ever come across” although they scored the product 1 stars.

Good Stand

One Sharp LC-32CHE4042 owner who reviewed it concluded that it had a good stand.

Good Support

One customer who purchased the Sharp LC-32CHE4042 concluded that it had good technical guidance. Amazon Customer wrote in October “I looked at the instructions and it was suggested that to cure this problem an aerial booster is required” in their review of the Sharp LC-32CHE4042.

Sharp Has Good TV Reviews

Mid-size TVs built by Sharp have good reviews on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all TVs (not just mid-size TVs) and found that Sharp also has good reviews across its entire range.

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Supports Sixteen Video Formats

supports sixteen video formats

The LC-32CHE4042 has a greater number of video formats than most mid-size TVs that came out in the last 12 months. This television supports an AVI video format, which is the most frequently supported video format supported by recently released mid-size TVs. The video formats "ASP", "FLV", "H.264", "H.265", "M2TS", "MKV", "MP4", "MPEG4", "MPG", "RM", "RMVB", "SWF", "TS", "VOB" and "WMV" are also supported by this Sharp TV.

MP4 stands for Moving Pictures Expert Group 4.

WMV stands for Windows Media Video.

AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

two USB 2.0 ports

Most mid-size TVs that were launched in the last year have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, including the Sharp LC-32CHE4042 which has two USB 2.0 ports.

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Three HDMI Ports

three HDMI ports

Most recently released TVs have between one and three HDMI ports, including the Sharp LC-32CHE4042 which has three HDMI ports.

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Analog Tuner

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is the most frequently found tuner on similar spec TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Light

The LC-32CHE4042 is one of the lighter comparable spec TVs that have been around for the last year (only 4.9 kilograms) amongst televisions of this age. The lightest latest mid-size TV is 1kg heavy, the heaviest is 36kg, and the average weight is 8.3kg.

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Very Low Annual Energy Consumption

New comparable spec TVs have annual energy consumptions of between 37kWh and 200kWh. With an annual energy consumption of only 45 kilowatt hours, the LC-32CHE4042 has one of the lower annual energy consumptions amongst TVs of this age.

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10 Reasons Against

Not Good for Wall Mounting

Some Sharp LC-32CHE4042 reviewers wrote in their reviews that this TV was not good for wall mounting. This year Amazon Customer said on Amazon “Overwall good TV, BAD wall mount” in their review of this TV. A few weeks ago Offbeat Dave wrote in their review of the Sharp LC-32CHE4042 “It is so slim and light too (the wall mount is heavier!”.

Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

The LC-32CHE4042 does not have a WiFi connection, unlike most of the other new mid-size TVs.

We think you might also be interested in alternative TVs which also have a WiFi connection including the Hisense H32M2600[plb_3410507_price].

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Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The LC-32CHE4042 does not support smart TV features, although it is worth noting that most of the other recently released mid-size TVs also do not support smart TV features.

Other televisions which also support smart TV features that you might also want to look at include the Hisense H32M2600[plb_3410507_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D Compatible

The LC-32CHE4042 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other recently released mid-size TVs are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Sharp LC-32CHE4042 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other mid-size TVs that came out in the last year also do not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports Two Analog Signal Format Systems

The Sharp LC-32CHE4042 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most latest televisions. The most commonly supported analog signal format system is NTSC, but this analog signal format system is not supported by this Sharp television. The analog signal format systems PAL and SECAM are also supported by this Sharp TV.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The LC-32CHE4042 does not feature OLED technology, although this is within the context that most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for the last year also do not feature OLED technology.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of only 8 Watts, the LC-32CHE4042 has one of the lower RMS rated power amongst mid-size TVs of this age. The RMS rated power of latest TVs range from 5W to 40W.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The average motion interpolation frequency of TVs that are a similar age to the LC-32CHE4042 is 210Hz, and the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 1,000Hz. The Sharp LC-32CHE4042 has one of the slower motion interpolation frequencies (only 100 hertz) amongst mid-size TVs of this age.

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Fairly Thick

The average thickness of comparable spec televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as the LC-32CHE4042 is 70mm, and the thicknesses range from 7.1mm to 99mm. The LC-32CHE4042 has a quite thick thickness (81.1 millimeters) compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the LC-32CHE4042.

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1 Other reason to consider the Sharp LC-32CHE4042

Released Ten Months Ago

This television has been on the market for ten months.

Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
LED Backlighting
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
Display Diagonal
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Analog Signal Format System
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Ethernet LAN Port
SCART Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
Audio in Port
Networking
Performance
Video Format
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Power Consumption in Power Save Mode
Average Power Consumption
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Maximum Power Consumption
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width

User Reviews

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Reviewed 17 August 2016 by Lee b
(Verified Purchase)

Arrived ahead of time and looks nice and sleek, however it was faulty. Whilst watching a dvd the screen would cut out and return to the blue set up screen repeatedly. Extremely frustrating. I... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

This is an incredible television for an amazing price, and it was easy to set up straight from the box. It has three HDMI sockets and runs movies from a USB stick.The blacks are very deep, and the... Read more…

Reviewed 7 August 2016 by Goosey47
(Verified Purchase)

Good tv picture etc but why does it suddenly lose the image and go to blank then plain colour screen ? Looking at other reviews it seems this might be a recurring problem. Please could Amazon... Read more…

Reviewed 5 August 2016 by Caroline
(Verified Purchase)

Super light weight, I could lift the box with item in with 1 hand. Husband asked if I've been sold an empty box when I handed to him. Great picture quality & amazing price. Easy to set up & get... Read more…

Reviewed 31 July 2016 by Robdymott
(Verified Purchase)

Good product exactly as described prompt delivery and no excess packaging...

Reviewed 30 July 2016 by The Scrutineer
(Verified Purchase)

First impression is that it is a good TV with clear picture and easily set up. However just one small annoying problem is that the aerial socket is too close to the HDMI socket for the Chromecast... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

I opened the package and assembled the stand-then I was asked my TV region-then it tuned itself and was ready to go in minutes!

Reviewed 27 July 2016 by Angela Jones

Good value for money. Good picture...

Reviewed 24 July 2016 by DAMIAN MC CULLOUGH
(Verified Purchase)

I AM HAPY ENOUGH WITH THIS TV, EXCEPT EVERY NOW AND AGAIN WHILST ON BBC1 THE SCREEN GOES BLACK. THEN WHITE, THEN BLUE AND FINALLY RED. THE ONLY WAY AROUND THIS IS TO SWITCH OFF THEN BACK ON.

Reviewed 23 July 2016 by Dsmartuk
(Verified Purchase)

Tv works ok but sometimes screen just goes blank to a plain colour that changes at random. Also, the TV is very slow to respond to actions when pressed on the remote control. This will be getting... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $55.96
Electricity cost when on standby $2.36
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Total running cost over 5 years $58.32
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Energy Rating
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.37 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 10 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sharp lc32che4042, sharp lc32che4042e, sharp electronics gmbh lc32che4040, sharp electronics gmbh lc32che4042, sharp electronics gmbh lc32che4040e, sharp electronics gmbh lc32che4042e
Barcodes 04974019871325, 04974019872346, 04974019901053
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