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Overall Score

Sharp LC40LE550U

$399.94
A Venerable 40 Inch Full HD TV
40" Full HD No No Oct 2013
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Sharp LC-40LE550 Review

With mediocre reviews and at over 3 years old, we have ranked the Sharp LC-40LE550 number 24 in 40 inch TVs and number 657 across all TVs.
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Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 30?

It has below average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 58%. Samsung televisions have excellent reviews in general.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better televisions are available. View the latest televisions 2017.
It is missing some features:
Does not feature OLED technology
Not 3D
Quite thick
Does not have an ethernet port

Sharp LC-40LE550 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Poor

This medium display diagonal TV received an expert rating of 58 out of 100 from reviewed.com. If all the latest TVs are ranked by average expert review score then this television is in the bottom 5%.

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Sharp Has Very Good Reviews for Its Televisions

We checked 336 expert and owner reviews (including 24 verified purchases) for Sharp TVs and found that on average Sharp has very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Sharp has very good ratings specifically for its medium display diagonal TVs. 67% of those that bought a Sharp television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

40 Inch Display Diagonal

This is a 40 inch TV.

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Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Sharp LC-40LE550 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that most of the other televisions that were launched around the same time as this TV also do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The LC-40LE550 is not 3D, although it is worth noting that most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were launched around the same time as this television are also not 3D.

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Quite Thick

Latest medium display diagonal TVs have thicknesses of between 1.7mm and 100mm. With a thickness of 88.9 millimeters, the Sharp LC-40LE550 has one of the thicker thicknesses amongst medium display diagonal TVs of this age.

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Energy Star Certified

The LC-40LE550 is Energy Star certified, as are most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were launched around the same time as this television.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The LC-40LE550 does not have an ethernet port, unlike most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to this TV which have an ethernet port.

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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

The high frequency rates of new medium display diagonal TVs range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz. The LC-40LE550 has one of the slower high frequency rates (only 60 hertz) amongst televisions of this age.

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Has a Child Lock

The LC-40LE550 has a child lock. Most of the other recently released comparable spec TVs also have a child lock.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Sharp LC-40LE550 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike most of the other latest TVs.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The Sharp LC-40LE550 has a PC in (D-Sub) port. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

The Sharp LC-40LE550 does not support internet TV, unlike most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for a comparable time to this TV.

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Has a Game Mode

The LC-40LE550 has a game mode. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that came out around the same time as this TV also have a game mode.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This medium display diagonal TV has been on the market since October 2013.


Sharp LC-40LE550 Review Sources

To prepare this Sharp LC-40LE550 review we compared this TV to 100 other models. For each TV that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 1,092,187 product attributes, 109,336 TV reviews and 3,305,100 historical TV prices from 204 TV retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this TV compared to the other models as well as any areas where this TV is lacking.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sharp lc40le550u
Barcodes 00074000376021

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