LG 32LH604 vs Sharp LC-32CHE4042

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LG 32LH604
Sharp LC-32CHE4042

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
Higher RMS rated power Edit
The LG 32LH604 is a 20W RMS rated power TV. That's 12W higher than the Sharp LC-32CHE4042 (8W). Read more

RMS rated power stands for Root Mean Square rated power and it is typically used to measure the power output of the audio element of the TV.

A higher RMS rated power means that the audio system on the TV is more powerful and will be able to play the audio at higher volumes. A higher RMS power may also result in better quality audio at normal volume levels.

1kWh lower annual energy consumption Edit
The LG 32LH604 has an annual energy consumption of 44kWh, however the Sharp LC-32CHE4042 is a 45kWh annual energy consumption TV (1kWh higher). Read more

The annual energy consumption is the total amount of energy that the TV will use over the course of a whole year, given typical usage levels.

A lower annual energy consumption means that it will cost less each year for you to run your TV.

Thinner Edit
LG 32LH604 is 72.2mm thick. That's 8.9mm thinner than the Sharp LC-32CHE4042 (81.1mm). Read more

The depth of the TV is the thickness of the TV measured from the back of the TV to the front of the TV. Curved TVs will have quite a big depth as this dimension is measured from the back of the centre of the screen to the front of the edges of the screen.

A thinner TV has the advantage of appearing more elegant and will also mean that the TV will not stick out as much when mounted on a wall.

40 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this TV.
32% cheaper to run
Over five years the LG 32LH604 is £24.04 cheaper to run than the Sharp LC-32CHE4042. Read more
Energy efficiency rating is better
The LG 32LH604 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", however the Sharp LC-32CHE4042 has a rating of "A+".
4 Reasons For
Lighter Edit
The Sharp LC-32CHE4042 has a weight of 4.9kg. That's 420g lighter than the LG 32LH604 (4.9kg). Read more

The weight is the total weight of the TV excluding all packaging.

A lighter weight TV will be easier to move around and to mount on a wall. Some of the larger, very heavy TVs may require lightweight partition walls to be reinforced before the TV could be mounted.

£91 cheaper
The Sharp LC-32CHE4042 costs £154.36, whereas the LG 32LH604 is £245.00.
Higher energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Sharp LC-32CHE4042 is "A+", but the rating of the LG 32LH604 is "A+".
User reviews are a lot better
The Sharp LC-32CHE4042 has an average user review score of 76%, but the LG 32LH604 has an average rating of 64% (based on 16 reviews).

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
420g heavier Edit
The LG 32LH604 is a 5.3kg heavy TV, whereas the Sharp LC-32CHE4042 is a 4.9kg heavy TV (420g lighter). Read more

The weight is the total weight of the TV excluding all packaging.

A lighter weight TV will be easier to move around and to mount on a wall. Some of the larger, very heavy TVs may require lightweight partition walls to be reinforced before the TV could be mounted.

More expensive by £91
The LG 32LH604 is £90.64 more expensive than the Sharp LC-32CHE4042.
User review Rating is considerably Worse
The LG 32LH604's average user score is only 64%, however the Sharp LC-32CHE4042's is 76% (based on 99 reviews).
6 Reasons Against
12W lower RMS rated power Edit
The Sharp LC-32CHE4042 has an RMS rated power of 8W, whereas the LG 32LH604 is a 20W RMS rated power TV (12W higher). Read more

RMS rated power stands for Root Mean Square rated power and it is typically used to measure the power output of the audio element of the TV.

A higher RMS rated power means that the audio system on the TV is more powerful and will be able to play the audio at higher volumes. A higher RMS power may also result in better quality audio at normal volume levels.

Higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Sharp LC-32CHE4042 is a 45kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 1kWh higher than the LG 32LH604 (45kWh). Read more

The annual energy consumption is the total amount of energy that the TV will use over the course of a whole year, given typical usage levels.

A lower annual energy consumption means that it will cost less each year for you to run your TV.

8.9mm thicker Edit
The Sharp LC-32CHE4042 is an 81.1mm thick TV, whereas the LG 32LH604 is a 72.2mm thick TV (8.9mm thinner). Read more

The depth of the TV is the thickness of the TV measured from the back of the TV to the front of the TV. Curved TVs will have quite a big depth as this dimension is measured from the back of the centre of the screen to the front of the edges of the screen.

A thinner TV has the advantage of appearing more elegant and will also mean that the TV will not stick out as much when mounted on a wall.

Not as many stockists
Only 2 stores sells the Sharp LC-32CHE4042, however 42 shops sell the LG 32LH604. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the chances of this TV remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
One month older
The Sharp LC-32CHE4042 is older than the LG 32LH604 by one month.
More expensive to run over five years by 47%
Over five years the running costs of the Sharp LC-32CHE4042 are £75.15 which is £24.04 more than the LG 32LH604. Show assumptions.

Average Expert Rating

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Average User Rating

Date Released

9 months Ago 10 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 48.07
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 51.11
Purchase price £ 245.00
Total cost of ownership £ 296.11
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 72.11
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 75.15
Purchase price £ 154.36
Total cost of ownership £ 229.51
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.25T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.25 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
7
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.37T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.37 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
32" 32"
HD Type
 Full HD
BEST
 Full HD
Refresh Rate
100Hz Unknown - Click to provide data
LED Backlighting
 Direct-LED
 Direct-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 100Hz
Noise Reduction Feature
 Noise reduction feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
 PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
Display Brightness
Unknown - Click to provide data 300 cd/m²
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1366 x 768
BEST
 1920 x 1080
 1366 x 768
Screen Format Adjustment
 16:9
 4:3
 Zoom
 16:9
 4:3
 Zoom
Picture Mastering Index (PMI)
900 Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Diagonal
80cm 81cm
BEST
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Display Technology
 LED
BEST
 LED

TV Tuner

Digital Signal Format System
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
Tuner
 Digital
 Digital
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 PAL
 SECAM

Smart TV

Smart TV Features
 Smart TV features
Unknown - Click to provide data
Timeshift Feature
 Timeshift feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
HbbTV
 HbbTV
Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating System Version
3.0 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating System
 Web OS
 Web OS

Audio

RMS Rated Power
20W
BEST
8W
Loudspeaker
2 2
Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Sound Mode
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
Audio Decoding Technology
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS TruSurround
 DTS 2.0
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS TruSurround
 DTS 2.0

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output Port
1 1
Common Interface Plus
 Common interface plus
 Common interface plus
Ethernet LAN Port
1 1
RF Port
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
SCART Port
1 1
RS-232 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
1 1
Composite Video in Port
1 1
Component Video in Port
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
2 2
HDMI Version
 1.4
BEST
 1.4
HDMI Port
3 3
Intel Wireless Display Technology
 Intel Wireless Display technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
Consumer Electronics Control
 SimpLink
 SimpLink
Audio in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
1.3 Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

WiFi Connection
 WiFi connection
Unknown - Click to provide data
WiFi Standard
 802.11n
 802.11g
 802.11b
 IEEE 802.11b
 IEEE 802.11g
 IEEE 802.11n
BEST
 802.11n
 802.11g
 802.11b
 IEEE 802.11b
 IEEE 802.11g
 IEEE 802.11n
Ethernet LAN Connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
Miracast
 Miracast
Unknown - Click to provide data
WiFi Direct Connection
 WiFi direct connection
Unknown - Click to provide data
Network Browsing
 Network browsing
Unknown - Click to provide data

Management Features

Sleep Timer
 Sleep timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
Smart Mode
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
Electronic Programme Guide
 Electronic programme guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
ECO Mode
 ECO mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
Programming Period
8 day(s) Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Video Format
 H.265
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 RM
 RMVB
 FLV
 MPG
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 MKV
 VOB
 M2TS
 TS
 M2T
 SWF
 ASP
 H.265
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 RM
 RMVB
 FLV
 MPG
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 MKV
 VOB
 M2TS
 TS
 M2T
 SWF
 ASP
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
Unknown - Click to provide data
Processor Core
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Stored Teletext Page
2,000 pages Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Recording
 USB recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
Subtitles Function
 Subtitles function
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black
Peak Luminance Ratio
65% Unknown - Click to provide data

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interface
 200 x 200
 200 x 200
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Typical Power Consumption
30W
BEST
45W
Standby Power Consumption
0.5W 0.5W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Power Consumption in Power Save Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 31W
Average Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 45W
Annual Energy Consumption
44kWh
BEST
45kWh
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 70W

Certificates

DLNA Certificate
 DLNA certificate
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Thickness
72.2mm
BEST
81.1mm
Weight
5.3kg 4.9kg
BEST
Package Weight
7kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight (with Stand)
5.5kg
BEST
6.5kg
Height (with Stand)
483mm
BEST
493mm
Width (with Stand)
733mm
BEST
739mm
Height
736mm 445mm
BEST
Width
733mm
BEST
739mm
Packaging Height
520mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Width
812mm Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

Battery Included
 Battery included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Included
 AC
 AC
Manual
 Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
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