Sharp LC-48LE551


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Sharp LC-48LE551

Sharp LC-48LE551
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A good spec and classic 48" Full HD TV, but representing only average value for money
48" Full HD 64mm 60Hz Jan 2014
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Sharp LC-48LE551 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Sharp LC-48LE551 number 429 across all TVs.
1 Review
Value for Money
Good Features
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 80%.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest televisions 2018.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a child lock
Energy Star certified
Big, bold, breathtaking clarity - AQUOS HD
The AQUOS panel's advanced pixel structure gives you crystal clear picture, brilliant color, and captivating detail
Delivers images that are crystal clear, even during fast-motion scenes
4M:1 dynamic contrast ratio
For deeper blacks and whiter whites
Slim design
Super-thin bezel and a slim footprint allowing for multiple mounting possibilities
2 HDMI, 1 USB, MHL connection
Only Full HD
Does not support Wi-Fi

Sharp LC-48LE551 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $899.99 it is in the most expensive 35% of televisions.


Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the LC-48LE551 of 48" is pretty average compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 54% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Average Thickness

The thickness of the LC-48LE551 of 64mm is pretty typical compared to most other televisions. It is in the thickest 60% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The LC-48LE551 does not support Wi-Fi. 61% of TVs do support Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

Like most other TVs, the LC-48LE551 does not support internet TV. 59% of TVs do not support internet TV.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The LC-48LE551 does not have an ethernet port. 65% of TVs do have an ethernet port.

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Has a Child Lock

The Sharp LC-48LE551 has a child lock. 88% of TVs do not have a child lock.

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Energy Star Certified

The LC-48LE551 is Energy Star certified, which is unusual. 83% of televisions are not Energy Star certified.

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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

The average high frequency rate of all TVs is 260Hz, with the slowest being 50Hz and the fastest being 3,000Hz. The Sharp LC-48LE551's high frequency rate of only 60Hz is in the slowest 17% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sharp lc48le551u, sharp 48le551u


00074000376434, 00740003764348, 00880959258758

Sharp LC-48LE551

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