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Sharp LC-40LE550

Sharp LC-40LE550

40" 60Hz Edge-Lit LED Oct 2013
Screen Size HD Type Refresh Rate LED Backlighting Release Date
The LC-40LE550U TV features the a 1080p LED Display for breathtaking HD images and a 4 million: 1 dynamic contrast ratio. This AQUOS TV delivers a clear picture quality and is housed in a... More
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5 Reasons For

Sharp Has Good TV Reviews

Based on 394 owner and expert reviews, Sharp has good reviews for its TVs. Sharp also has good reviews specifically for its mid-size TVs compared to other manufacturers.

Two Audio in Ports

Most TVs that came out around the same time as the LC-40LE550 have between one and three audio in ports, including the Sharp LC-40LE550 which has two audio in ports.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of 20 Watts, the LC-40LE550 has one of the higher RMS rated power amongst mid-size TVs of this age. The lowest RMS rated power of similar spec televisions that came out around the same time as the LC-40LE550 is 2W and the highest is 80W.

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Three HDMI Ports

three HDMI ports

Most TVs of this age and type have between one and four HDMI ports, including the LC-40LE550 which has three HDMI ports.

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Supports One Analog Signal Format System

The LC-40LE550 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most TVs of a comparable age and spec to it. This television supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most frequently supported analog signal format system supported by televisions of a similar spec and age to the LC-40LE550.

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9 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Poor

This mid-size TV received an expert rating of 58% from reviewed.com. This puts this TV in the bottom 8% of all the mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago when ranked by average expert review score.

Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

Like most of the other TVs of this spec and age, the Sharp LC-40LE550 does not have a WiFi connection.

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Does Not Support Smart TV Features

Most mid-size TVs that were launched more than two years ago do not support smart TV features. The Sharp LC-40LE550 is no exception to this as it too does not support smart TV features.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Sharp LC-40LE550 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to the LC-40LE550 are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The LC-40LE550 does not have a built-in camera, although this is within the context that most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to the LC-40LE550 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Very Slow Refresh Rate

With a refresh rate of only 60 hertz, the LC-40LE550 has a fairly slow refresh rate compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to the LC-40LE550. The slowest refresh rate of comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the LC-40LE550 is 50Hz, the fastest is 1,600Hz, and the average refresh rate is 180Hz.

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Only Analog Tuner

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is the most commonly found tuner on mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other similar spec televisions that are a comparable age to the LC-40LE550, the Sharp LC-40LE550 does not feature OLED technology.

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Quite Thick

At 88.9 millimeters, the LC-40LE550 has a fairly thick thickness compared to most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been available for a similar time to the LC-40LE550. Across all the comparable spec televisions that were released more than two years ago the thicknesses range from 3.5mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 62mm.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Sharp LC-40LE550

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on comparable spec TVs that were launched around the same time as it. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

This Sharp TV has been on the market for over three years.

Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
Refresh Rate
LED Backlighting
Noise Reduction Feature
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Internet Browser
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
RS-232 Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Audio in Port
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Management Features
Sleep Timer
Performance
Child Lock
Game Mode
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
VESA Mounting
Power
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
Energy Star Certification
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Handheld Remote Control
Operational Conditions
Technical Details
Other Features
Special Features

Expert Reviews

(1)
18 June 2013

?Sharp makes smaller TVs??That's what we all thought when we received the 40-inch Sharp Aquos LC-40LE550U (MSRP $549.99). We've reviewed 80- and 70-inch models in the past; 60-inch displays seem... Read more…

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lc40le550, lc40le550u, roadcasescom lc40le550, roadcasescom lc40le550u, roadcasescom rclcd2n1signp02056
Barcodes 00074000376021, 00648044651651
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