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Sharp LC-43UB30
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Sharp LC-43UB30

43" Direct-LED Flat Apr 2015
Screen Size HD Type LED Backlighting Screen Shape Release Date
With four times the pixel resolution of Full HD, the AQUOS 4K Ultra HD UB30 series is packed with stunning features like Revelation Upscaler and AquoMotion to give you an exciting TV experience,... More
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Average Expert Reviews

Expert review website tomsguide.com scored this 4K and 8K TV 70%.

Easy to Use

Two people said in their reviews that it had a good interface.

Robust

One Sharp LC-43UB30 reviewer said in their reviews that it was well made. One customer who purchased this TV considered that it was reliable.

Nice Design

One Sharp LC-43UB30 reviewer who bought this TV reckoned that it was good looking. Tomsguide.com rated the product 70 out of 100 and wrote last year “Elegant smart-TV interface”.

Good Technical Features

One customer who bought it reckoned that it had good features. Last year expert website Tomsguide.com said “The edge-lit screen is also backed by a reliable name in TV sets and has up-to-date smart-TV features” in their review of this TV and gave this TV a score of 4 stars.

Good Picture Quality

One customer considered that this TV had good colour saturation. Tomsguide.com gave it a rating of 4 stars and mentioned in their review of this TV “Accurate, vivid colors”.

Sharp TVs Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all Sharp televisions and also specifically for Sharp 4K and 8K TVs and found that in both cases Sharp had good reviews compared to other manufacturers.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The LC-43UB30 supports smart TV features. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that came out around the same time as the LC-43UB30 also support smart TV features.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The LC-43UB30 has a WiFi connection, as do most of the other TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the LC-43UB30.

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2160p Video Mode

This TV supports a 2160p video mode, which is the most commonly supported video mode on TVs that are a comparable age to it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

The Sharp LC-43UB30 supports an 802.11n WiFi standard which is newer than the 802.11a WiFi standard supported by most 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as it. This television also support an 802.11b and 802.11g WiFi standard.

An 802.11n WiFi standard is actually the best supported WiFi standard across all TVs of a similar spec and age to the LC-43UB30.

An 802.11a WiFi standard is the worst supported WiFi standard across comparable types of TV.

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Supports One Analog Signal Format System

The LC-43UB30 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most similar spec TVs that were released more than a year ago. This TV supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most frequently supported analog signal format system supported by 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for more than a year.

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Very Light

At only 9.5 kilograms, the LC-43UB30 is fairly light compared to most of the other televisions that were launched more than a year ago. The lightest television that is a similar age to the LC-43UB30 is 1.1kg heavy and the heaviest is 82kg.

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8 Reasons Against

Inferior Sound Quality

One person who purchased the product thought it did not have good sound quality. Tomsguide.com said “Weak audio” in their review.

Inferior Remote Control

One person who purchased the product concluded that it did not have a good remote control. Tomsguide.com said “Awkward, flimsy-feeling remote” but despite that they still rated the Sharp LC-43UB30 4 stars.

Not 3D Compatible

The LC-43UB30 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to the LC-43UB30 are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most similar spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as the LC-43UB30 do not have a built-in camera. The Sharp LC-43UB30 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The LC-43UB30 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to the LC-43UB30 also do not feature OLED technology.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

At only 120 hertz, the LC-43UB30 has a quite slow motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to the LC-43UB30. Across all the televisions that were launched around the same time as the LC-43UB30 the motion interpolation frequencies range from 100Hz to 2,400Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 810Hz.

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Only Two USB 2.0 Ports

The Sharp LC-43UB30 is a two USB 2.0 port TV.

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Fairly Thick

The Sharp LC-43UB30 has one of the thicker thicknesses (71.882 millimeters) amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age. The thinnest thickness of TVs of a comparable type and age to the LC-43UB30 is 11mm, the thickest is 100mm, and the average thickness is 61mm.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Sharp LC-43UB30

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many similar spec televisions that are a comparable age to it. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

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Released Over a Year Ago

Sharp released the LC-43UB30 over a year ago.

Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
LED Backlighting
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
Graphics Resolution
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Analog Signal Format System
Tuner
Smart TV
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Ports & Interfaces
Ethernet LAN Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
Audio in Port
Audio Out Port
Networking
WiFi Standard
Management Features
On Screen Display Language
OSD Language
Performance
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
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Packaging Content

Expert Reviews

(1)
26 August 2015

The Sharp LC55UB30U delivers solid 4K performance and an intuitive interface at a reasonable price...

Great contrast
Crisp 4K picture
Elegant smart-TV interface
Accurate, vivid colors
Very good black levels and contrast for a 4K LED HDTV
Slow screen refresh for gaming
Poor off-center viewing
Weak audio
Awkward, flimsy-feeling remote
Connected features lag just slightly behind the competition

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 2 October 2015 by Aquariusdaniel

It doesn't connect with any IPhone or IPad (False Advertising on Sharp Website), It has no Bluetooth (False advertising on Sharp Website) that can be used as a remote control. This "Smart TV" is... Read more…

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $142.96
Electricity cost when on standby $2.34
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Total running cost over 5 years $145.30
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.94 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 25 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00074000376861

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