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Sharp LC70LE640U

70" 120Hz Edge-LED Jan 2013
Screen Size HD Type Refresh Rate LED Backlighting Release Date
The LC-70LE640U is part of our high-definition AQUOS LED TV line. This 70 Class (69-1/2" diagonal) model features our 1080p edge lit LED panel, delivering a natural, vibrant picture quality. And... More
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3171. Sharp LC70LE640U 70-inch LED TV Review | Sharp LC70LE640U 70-inch LED TV Unboxing
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12 Reasons For

Good Expert Reviews

This ultra large TV received a score of 80 out of 100 from expert review website goodhousekeeping.com.

Good Support

One Sharp LC-70LE640 owner mentioned in their reviews that this TV had good technical guidance.

Good Picture Quality

One Sharp LC-70LE640 reviewer who reviewed the Sharp LC-70LE640 said that it had good picture quality.

Good Environmental Credentials

One Sharp LC-70LE640 reviewer who reviewed the Sharp LC-70LE640 thought it was good in terms of power usage. Last year Goodhousekeeping.com said in their review “The edgelit LED design allows for a slim cabinet and good energy efficiency (it is EnergyStarcertified”.

Good Product Quality

One Sharp LC-70LE640 owner who purchased the Sharp LC-70LE640 thought it was good quality. Goodhousekeeping.com scored the product 80 out of 100 and said in their review of this TV “Superb image quality”.

Good Size

One Sharp LC-70LE640 reviewer who reviewed the product concluded that it was thin.

Easy to Use

One Sharp LC-70LE640 reviewer who reviewed it reckoned that it was easy to use. Goodhousekeeping.com gave the product a score of 80 out of 100 and said “Consumer testers didn't find it easy to use”.

Nice Design

One Sharp LC-70LE640 owner thought this TV was a good design.

Sharp Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

We checked 394 expert and owner reviews for Sharp TVs and found that on average Sharp has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Sharp has good ratings specifically within its ultra large TVs range.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The LC-70LE640 supports smart TV features. Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to the LC-70LE640 also support smart TV features.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The LC-70LE640 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other ultra large TVs that were released around the same time as the LC-70LE640 also have a WiFi connection.

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Two Composite Video in Ports

The LC-70LE640 has more composite video in ports than most of the televisions that have been around for a comparable time to the LC-70LE640. This television is a two composite video in port TV compared to most of the ultra large TVs that are a comparable age to the LC-70LE640 which only have one composite video in port.

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6 Reasons Against

Not Robust

One Sharp LC-70LE640 reviewer wrote in their reviews that the Sharp LC-70LE640 was not strong and durable. Goodhousekeeping.com wrote “Sharp's Web platform still isn't as robust as some of its competitors”.

Inferior Remote Control

One Sharp LC-70LE640 owner who reviewed this TV considered that it did not have a good remote control. Last year Goodhousekeeping.com mentioned “Unattractive interface and remote”.

Not 3D Compatible

The LC-70LE640 is not 3D compatible, unlike most of the other ultra large TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the LC-70LE640 which are 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The LC-70LE640 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to the LC-70LE640 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The LC-70LE640 does not feature OLED technology, although keep in mind that most of the other ultra large TVs that have been available for a similar time to the LC-70LE640 also do not feature OLED technology.

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Fairly Thick

The thicknesses of ultra large TVs that are a similar age to the LC-70LE640 range from 35mm to 100mm. At 89 millimeters, the LC-70LE640 has a fairly thick thickness compared to most of the other televisions that are a similar age to the LC-70LE640.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Sharp LC-70LE640

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on ultra large TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to 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 Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when Sharp released the LC-70LE640.

Average Refresh Rate

At 120 hertz, the LC-70LE640 has a fairly standard refresh rate compared to most of the other televisions of this age and type.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Refresh Rate
LED Backlighting
Response Time
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Resolution
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Vertical Viewing Angle
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Ports & Interfaces
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
RS-232 Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Composite Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Performance
Game Mode
Local Dimming
Design
Colour
Power
Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Maximum Power Consumption
Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
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Width
Packaging Content
Handheld Remote Control

Expert Reviews

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At $1,400, Sharp's take on "Smart TV" isn't necessarily the most feature-rich experience, but it gets the job done, and for considerably cheaper than most other systems. In recent years, Sharp... Read more…

Superb image quality
Quick to start and load apps
Crisp, bright picture
Dark black levels
The L 70L 640U has a 70inch screen and a 1080p resolution
Consumer testers didn't find it easy to use
Unattractive interface and remote
This set lacks 3D capability
Edgelit LEDbased LCD TVs can suffer from brightnessuniformity issues, and this TV lacks local dimming to improve black level and uniformity
LCD viewing angles are not as good you'll find with a plasma TV

User Reviews

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Reviewed 7 February 2013 by Anonymous
Anonymous would recommend the Sharp LC-70LE640U

This tv is the best needs a little adjustments in settings to your home. The sound could have been better but over all a real nice tv thanks SHARP !!!!

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sharp lc70le640, sharp lc70le640u
Barcodes 00074000373488, 00700621477297
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