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Sharp LC-70UQ17
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Sharp LC-70UQ17

reviewed.com Editor's Choice
70" 240Hz Jan 2014
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible Refresh Rate Release Date
The LC-70UQ17U, part of the AQUOS Quattron+ series of televisions, offers the highest resolution on a Full HD TV. Quattron+ Technology delivers higher resolution with 10 million more subpixels... More
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11 Reasons For

One Industry Award

The reviewer at one expert review site wrote that this TV was exceptional and gave it their highest award. This television received an "Editor's Choice" award from Reviewed.com.

Average Expert Reviews

TV expert review website reviewed.com scored this Sharp TV 75 out of 100.

Good Picture Quality

One Sharp LC-70UQ17 owner mentioned in their reviews that it had good picture quality. One person considered that it had clear images. Reviewed.com said “Crystal clear image”.

Good 3D Picture Quality

One customer said in their reviews that it had a good 3D picture quality. Reviewed.com wrote “Bright, vivid 3D” in their review.

Good Product Quality

One Sharp LC-70UQ17 owner said in their reviews that this TV was good quality. Reviewed.com said “The Sharp LCU 17U offers decent picture quality with relatively deep blacks” in their Sharp LC-70UQ17 review and rated it 75 out of 100.

Sharp TVs Have Good Reviews

Sharp has good average reviews for its ultra large TVs as well as across its entire TV range compared to other manufacturers.

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3D Compatible

Like most of the other televisions of this age and type, the LC-70UQ17 is 3D compatible.

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Supports Smart TV Features

Like most of the other comparable spec TVs that were launched around the same time as the LC-70UQ17, the LC-70UQ17 supports smart TV features.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Like most of the other similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to the LC-70UQ17, the LC-70UQ17 has a WiFi connection.

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Two Composite Video in Ports

The LC-70UQ17 has more composite video in ports than most of the TVs of this age and spec. Most of the TVs of a comparable spec and age to the LC-70UQ17 only have one composite video in port, however this television has two composite video in ports.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This TV supports an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently supported WiFi standard on ultra large TVs that are a similar age to it.

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3 Reasons Against

Unacceptable Noise Level

One customer concluded that it was not noisy. Reviewed.com said two years ago “Accentuates noisy images” in their Sharp LC-70UQ17 review although they still scored it 4 stars.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other ultra large TVs that have been around for around the same time as the LC-70UQ17, the Sharp LC-70UQ17 does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most ultra large TVs that were released around the same time as the LC-70UQ17 do not feature OLED technology. The LC-70UQ17 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Sharp LC-70UQ17

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on ultra large TVs that have been available for more than two years. 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 Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this television was released.

Average Refresh Rate

At 240 hertz, the Sharp LC-70UQ17 has a pretty average refresh rate compared to most of the other TVs that are a similar age to the LC-70UQ17.

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Average Thickness

At 59 millimeters, the Sharp LC-70UQ17 has a fairly standard thickness compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that were released around the same time as the LC-70UQ17.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
Refresh Rate
LED Backlighting
Screen Shape
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Aspect Ratio
Graphics Resolution
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Audio
Subwoofer RMS Power
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Ports & Interfaces
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
RS-232 Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
HDMI Port
Networking
WiFi Standard
Management Features
Performance
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
Power
Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Input Voltage
Certificates
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Depth
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
3D Glasses Included
Other Features

1 Award

reviewed.com Editor's Choice

Expert Reviews

(1)
27 August 2014

One of the sharper tools in the shed For $2,399 (or $1,999 online right now), the UQ17U brings a lot to the table. From flashy, near-4K rendering to a tasteful, traditional film look, the UQ17U...

Reviewed.com

Bright, accurate color reproduction
Crystal clear image
Good motion resolution
Improved smart hub
Crisp detail
Poor shadow detail
Poor offaxis viewing
Accentuates noisy images
Paltry audio
Middling contrast and black level

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 25 January 2015 by Cheng P.
(Verified Purchase)

Have used it with a E5-1620v3 CPU and Crucial DIMMs for over a week...

A. It supports relatively large amounts of memory
B. It supports Intel CPUs with the FM 3 instructions which speed up floating-point calculations
Have not found any

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lc70uq17, lc70uq17u, sharp lc70uq17, sharp lc70uq17u
Barcodes 00074000376328, 00740003763280
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