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Sharp LC70UC30

A Highly Recommended 70 Inch 4K Television
70" 4K Yes Edge-LED Sep 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D LED Backlighting Type Release Date
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Sharp LC70UC30 Review

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Not Currently for Sale
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14 Great Features
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2 Years Old
Overall Score
17
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 17?

It has not bad user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this TV to others.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest televisions 2017.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
4K
Has an ethernet port
Very slow motion interpolation frequency
Fairly thick

Sharp LC70UC30 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Sharp TVs Have Good Reviews

We checked 337 owner and expert reviews for Sharp TVs and found that on average Sharp has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Sharp has good reviews specifically for its large display diagonal TVs. 93% of those that bought a Sharp TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

4K

The highest display resolution of the LC70UC30 is 4K. That's over four times the display resolution of the most common HD type of Full HD. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

A 4K HD type is in fact the best display resolution across all comparable spec TVs that have been around for a similar time to this TV.

Across comparable types of television the worst display resolution is Full HD.

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70 Inch Display Diagonal

This is a 70 inch TV.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The Sharp LC70UC30 has a fairly slow motion interpolation frequency (only 120 hertz) compared to most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV. The average motion interpolation frequency of similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to this TV is 680Hz, and the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The LC70UC30 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other televisions that have been around for a comparable time to this TV.

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Fairly Thick

The LC70UC30 is fairly thick (69 millimeters) compared to most of the other large display diagonal TVs that are a comparable age to this TV. The average thickness of televisions that are a similar age to this TV is 54mm.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The LC70UC30 has an auto volume leveler. Most of the other recently released TVs also have an auto volume leveler.

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Supports Parental Controls

The LC70UC30 supports parental controls, as do most of the other latest TVs.

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Has a Game Mode

The Sharp LC70UC30 has a game mode. Most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV also have a game mode.

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The Sharp LC70UC30 has a built-in subwoofer. Most of the other similar spec TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV also have a built-in subwoofer.

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Supports Bluetooth

The Sharp LC70UC30 supports Bluetooth. Most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been around for a similar time to this TV also support Bluetooth.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

At only 10 Watts, the LC70UC30 has a quite low RMS rated power compared to most of the other large display diagonal TVs that came out around the same time as this TV. The average RMS rated power of large display diagonal TVs that are a similar age to this TV is 25W, and the RMS rated powers range from 4W to 120W.

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3D

The LC70UC30 is 3D, as are most of the other large display diagonal TVs that were launched around the same time as this television.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

The Sharp LC70UC30 does not support internet TV, unlike most of the other similar spec TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to this TV.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The Sharp LC70UC30 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). Most of the other televisions that came out around the same time as this TV also support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The LC70UC30 supports smartphones being used as a remote. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that are a similar age to this TV also support smartphones being used as a remote.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The LC70UC30 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other new comparable spec TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Card Reader Integrated

The LC70UC30 has a card reader integrated, unlike most of the other similar spec TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV which do not have a card reader integrated.

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Supports Miracast

The LC70UC30 supports Miracast, as do most of the other latest large display diagonal TVs.

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Has a Child Lock

The LC70UC30 has a child lock, as do most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been available for a similar time to this television.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Sharp released the LC70UC30 in September 2014.


Sharp LC70UC30 Review Sources

To prepare this Sharp LC70UC30 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 1,088,579 product attributes, 109,346 TV reviews and 2,823,800 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 lc70uc30u
Barcodes 00074000376618, 00074000376939, 00740003766182

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