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Sharp LC80UQ17U

$6,218.00
$5,777.77 $440 cheaper than 20 days ago
Sharp LC-80UQ17
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A good spec and huge Full HD 50.8mm thick TV, but representing only average value for money
80" Full HD No 50.8mm Apr 2014
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Sharp LC-80UQ17 Review

With very good features, we have ranked the Sharp LC-80UQ17 number 592 across all TVs.
56
Value for Money
Average
77
Features
Good Features
69
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest TVs 2018.
This TV has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Very large display diagonal
3D
The lc-80uq17u, 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 than full HD, to give you more detail, depth, and colour. the lc-80uq17u can even play 4k content via HDMI input. in fact, it is the only HDTV to accept a 4k signal -- and it will play back at near-4k resolution. (effective resolution up to 3840x2160.)<br>quattron+ tvs feature sharp's proprietary upscaler, which takes all of your HD content and optimizes it for the higher resolution screen, so that it's sharper and more vivid.<br>since quattron+ tvs are built using quattron technology, you can also experience the added benefit of a billion more shades of colour. A 240hz refresh rate and 12 million: dynamic contrast ratio give you precision clarity during fast-motion scenes. the lc-80uq17u is also THX certified, and includes super bright technology for brighter light colours and richer dark colours. this TV features the new smartcentral 3.0 smart TV platform, which allows you to search less and discover more. A smart guide integrates cable, satellite and streaming channels -- no more switching TV inputs or apps to find the shows you want to watch. smartcentral also gives you access to the best apps, from instant access to movies with netflix and vudu, to videos with youtube, music with pandora and rhapsody, social with facebook, and the best of gaming. now, virtually everything you do on the TV can be done from your tablet or smartphone. the smartcentral 3.0 mobile app lets you search and discover new content without interrupting what you re watching, and launch it seamlessly. change channels, volume, or inputs and adjust picture settings. share videos, pictures and music. and with miracast screen mirroring technology, anything on your smartphone, tablet or laptop can be viewed in glorious high definition TV without a wired connection.<br> HIGHEST RESOLUTION FULL HD
Sharp's proprietary quattron+ technology divides each subpixel in two, resulting in 16 million subpixels on the TV an astounding 10 million more than full HD to give you more detail, depth, and color.<br> smart guide
Spend less time looking and more time watching. browse and search across cable, satellite, and streaming services, all in one place. no more switching inputs or launching individual apps to find the shows you want to watch. so intelligent, it will even help you discover new content by providing recommendations based on your preferences.<br> mobile connectivity
Put 'smart in the palm of your hand with sharp's exclusive smartcentral 3.0 mobile app. now, virtually everything you do on your smart TV can be done from your tablet or smartphone. search and discover new content without interrupting what you re watching, and launch it seamlessly. change channels, volume, or inputs and adjust picture settings. share videos, pictures and music from your device to the large screen<br> all the best apps
SmartCentral 3.0 has all the best apps. from instant access to movies with netflix and vudu, to videos with youtube, music with pandora and rhapsody, social with facebook, and the best of gaming what you love is only a click away.<br>*netflix, vudu, youtube, pandora, rhapsody, and facebook are registered trademarks. internet service required. not all services available in all areas. some services require subscription.<br> BIGGER CHOICES. NOT JUST BIGGER TVS,
AQUOS quattron+ LED tvs are big, and so are your choices. no matter where you are placing your TV or what you love to watch you ll find a viewing experience perfect for you. and with 14% more viewing area than a 75 class (diag.), our 80 class (diag.) shows you every glorious detail.<br> BEAUTIFUL FROM THE INSIDE OUT
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED/QLED technology

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Sharp LC-80UQ17 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and at $5,777.77 it is in the most expensive 2% of televisions.

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Features

Very Large Display Diagonal

The LC-80UQ17's display diagonal of 80" is very large compared to most other TVs. It is larger than 99% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The average display diagonal of all TVs is 46", with the smallest being 13" and the largest being 110".

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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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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

Like most other TVs, the LC-80UQ17 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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3D

The LC-80UQ17 is 3D, unlike 75% of TVs which are not 3D.

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Thinner Than Average

The LC-80UQ17's thickness of only 50.8mm is thinner than 70% of all televisions when ranked by this feature. The average thickness of all TVs is 60mm, with the thinnest being 1.7mm and the thickest being 100mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Sharp LC-80UQ17 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of TVs.

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Supports Miracast

The Sharp LC-80UQ17 supports Miracast, which is unusual. 86% of TVs do not support Miracast.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The LC-80UQ17 has an auto volume leveler. 83% of TVs do not have an auto volume leveler.

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Higher Than Average RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of TVs is 2W, the highest is 200W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The RMS rated power of the LC-80UQ17 of 35W is higher than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the highest 11% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The LC-80UQ17 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), which is unusual. 78% of TVs do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The LC-80UQ17 has a pair of 3D glasses included, unlike 86% of TVs which do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The Sharp LC-80UQ17 has a PC in (D-Sub) port, unlike 70% of TVs which do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Has a Child Lock

The Sharp LC-80UQ17 has a child lock. 88% of TVs do not have a child lock.

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Faster Than Average 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 high frequency rate of the LC-80UQ17 of 240Hz is faster than 78% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Energy Star Certified

The Sharp LC-80UQ17 is Energy Star certified. 83% of televisions are not Energy Star certified.

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Supports Bluetooth

The Sharp LC-80UQ17 supports Bluetooth. 80% of televisions do not support Bluetooth.

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The LC-80UQ17 has a built-in subwoofer, which is unusual. 90% of TVs do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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Lower Than Average Subwoofer RMS Power

The lowest subwoofer RMS power of TVs is 1W, the highest is 70W, and the average subwoofer RMS power is 18W. The Sharp LC-80UQ17's subwoofer RMS power of only 15W is in the lowest 34% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sharp lc80uq17u

Barcodes:

00074000376335, 00740003763358

Sharp LC80UQ17U

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