Hisense H43M3000 vs Sharp LC-40CFE5221

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Hisense H43M3000
Sharp LC-40CFE5221

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
Larger display diagonal Edit
The Hisense H43M3000 is a 42.6" TV. That's 2.6" larger than the Sharp LC-40CFE5221 (40"). Read more

The display diagonal of a TV is the most common measure of screen size and is the distance from the top left to the bottom right of the visible part of a TV screen excluding any frame or border. One of the most important considerations when choosing the right screen size for your TV is the typical distance from which you will be viewing the screen. A good rule of thumb is to multiply the display diagonal by 2.5 to determine the viewing distance. So a 40 inch TV is best viewed from 100 inches away, which is equivalent to 8.3 feet or 2.54m. For home cinema setups and a truly immersive experience this ratio can be reduced to 1.2. This will give a screen size that fills 40 degrees of the viewer's field of vision. So if you viewing from a distance of 6ft (72 inches) you would need a TV display diagonal of 60 inches.

TVs with a bigger display diagonal allow you to make the most of HD content and are great for watching movies.

Faster motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Hisense H43M3000 is an 800Hz motion interpolation frequency TV. That's 600Hz faster than the Sharp LC-40CFE5221 (200Hz). Read more

The motion interpolation frequency is the frame rate which the TV is able to artificially create by inserting additional frames into the picture between the frames included in the original video source. Motion interpolation technology can sometimes create some unwanted side effects such glitches when the technology suddenly activates during an action scene. Most modern TVs will have an option to switch off the motion interpolation if it is not desired.

A faster motion interpolation frequency will result in smoother action scenes, less motion blur and a more life like image.

One more HDMI ports quantity Edit
The Hisense H43M3000 has four HDMI ports quantitys, however the Sharp LC-40CFE5221 only has three HDMI ports quantitys. Read more

The HDMI ports quantity is the number of ports that the TV has that will accept a HDMI cable. HDMI is the most common type of cable used to connect modern TVs, DVD players, games consoles etc.

A greater number of HDMI ports will allow you to permanently connect more devices to the TV and will reduce the need to reach around the back of the TV to unplug and plug in cables when switching between devices.

Wi-Fi Edit
The Hisense H43M3000 has a wi-Fi, whereas the Sharp LC-40CFE5221 does not have a wi-Fi. Read more

A Wifi (wireless LAN connection) on your TV means that you can connect your TV directly to your WiFi network.

Connecting your TV will be easier and you will not need any cables.

User reviews are appreciably better
Based on 65 user reviews, the Hisense H43M3000 has an average review score of 93%, however the Sharp LC-40CFE5221 has an average rating of 77% (based on 99 reviews).
7 Reasons For
2W higher RMS rated power Edit
The Sharp LC-40CFE5221 is a 16W RMS rated power TV. That's 2W higher than the Hisense H43M3000 (16W). 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.

PC in (D-Sub) Edit
The Sharp LC-40CFE5221 has a PC in (D-Sub), but the Hisense H43M3000 does not have a PC in (D-Sub). Read more

The socket (port) to receive input from a PC via a D-sub, which is a connector with a characteristic D-shaped metal shield.

Hugely lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Sharp LC-40CFE5221 has an annual energy consumption of 66kWh, but the Hisense H43M3000 is a 160.6kWh annual energy consumption TV (94.6kWh 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.

30% thinner Edit
The Sharp LC-40CFE5221 is a 67.1mm thick TV. That's 19.9mm thinner than the Hisense H43M3000 (67.1mm). 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.

2.8kg lighter Edit
The Sharp LC-40CFE5221 has a weight of 7.3kg, however the Hisense H43M3000 is a 10.1kg heavy TV (2.8kg heavier). 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.

£72.10 cheaper to run
Over five years the Sharp LC-40CFE5221 is £72.10 cheaper to run than the Hisense H43M3000. Read more
Energy efficiency rating is higher
The Sharp LC-40CFE5221 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", but the Hisense H43M3000 has a rating of "A".

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
Lower RMS rated power Edit
The Hisense H43M3000 has an RMS rated power of 14W, but the Sharp LC-40CFE5221 is a 16W RMS rated power TV (2W 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.

Does not have a PC in (D-Sub) Edit
The Hisense H43M3000 does not have a PC in (D-Sub), but the Sharp LC-40CFE5221 has a PC in (D-Sub). Read more

The socket (port) to receive input from a PC via a D-sub, which is a connector with a characteristic D-shaped metal shield.

59% higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Hisense H43M3000 is a 160.6kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 94.6kWh higher than the Sharp LC-40CFE5221 (66kWh). 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.

Thicker Edit
Hisense H43M3000 is 87mm thick, but the Sharp LC-40CFE5221 is a 67.1mm thick TV (19.9mm 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.

28% heavier Edit
The Hisense H43M3000 is a 10.1kg heavy TV. That's 2.8kg heavier than the Sharp LC-40CFE5221 (7.3kg). 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.

67% higher running costs over five years
Over five years the Hisense H43M3000 costs £179.30 to run which is £72.10 more to run than the Sharp LC-40CFE5221. Show assumptions.
Energy efficiency rating is lower
The Hisense H43M3000 has an energy efficiency rating of "A", however the Sharp LC-40CFE5221 has a rating of "A+".
7 Reasons Against
A bit smaller display diagonal Edit
The Sharp LC-40CFE5221 has a display diagonal of 40", however the Hisense H43M3000 is a 42.6" TV (2.6" larger). Read more

The display diagonal of a TV is the most common measure of screen size and is the distance from the top left to the bottom right of the visible part of a TV screen excluding any frame or border. One of the most important considerations when choosing the right screen size for your TV is the typical distance from which you will be viewing the screen. A good rule of thumb is to multiply the display diagonal by 2.5 to determine the viewing distance. So a 40 inch TV is best viewed from 100 inches away, which is equivalent to 8.3 feet or 2.54m. For home cinema setups and a truly immersive experience this ratio can be reduced to 1.2. This will give a screen size that fills 40 degrees of the viewer's field of vision. So if you viewing from a distance of 6ft (72 inches) you would need a TV display diagonal of 60 inches.

TVs with a bigger display diagonal allow you to make the most of HD content and are great for watching movies.

600Hz slower motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Sharp LC-40CFE5221 has a motion interpolation frequency of 200Hz, whereas the Hisense H43M3000 is an 800Hz motion interpolation frequency TV (600Hz faster). Read more

The motion interpolation frequency is the frame rate which the TV is able to artificially create by inserting additional frames into the picture between the frames included in the original video source. Motion interpolation technology can sometimes create some unwanted side effects such glitches when the technology suddenly activates during an action scene. Most modern TVs will have an option to switch off the motion interpolation if it is not desired.

A faster motion interpolation frequency will result in smoother action scenes, less motion blur and a more life like image.

Only three HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the Sharp LC-40CFE5221 is three, but the Hisense H43M3000 only has four HDMI ports quantitys. Read more

The HDMI ports quantity is the number of ports that the TV has that will accept a HDMI cable. HDMI is the most common type of cable used to connect modern TVs, DVD players, games consoles etc.

A greater number of HDMI ports will allow you to permanently connect more devices to the TV and will reduce the need to reach around the back of the TV to unplug and plug in cables when switching between devices.

Does not have a wi-Fi Edit
The Sharp LC-40CFE5221 does not have a wi-Fi, but the Hisense H43M3000 has a wi-Fi. Read more

A Wifi (wireless LAN connection) on your TV means that you can connect your TV directly to your WiFi network.

Connecting your TV will be easier and you will not need any cables.

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Older by nine months
The Sharp LC-40CFE5221 is nine months older than the Hisense H43M3000.
User review Rating is considerably Worse
The Sharp LC-40CFE5221 only has an average user score of 77%, but the Hisense H43M3000 has an average user rating of 93% (based on 65 reviews).

Average Expert Rating

No reviews found

Average User Rating

Date Released

10 months Ago 19 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 176.26
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 179.30
Purchase price £ 399.00
Total cost of ownership £ 578.30
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 104.16
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 107.20

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.89T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.89 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
23
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.53T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.53 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
14
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
42.6"
BEST
40"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
 4K Ultra HD
3D
 3D
 3D
LED Backlighting Type
 Direct-LED
 Direct-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
800Hz
BEST
200Hz
Comb Filter
 3D
BEST
 3D
Motion Interpolation Technology
 Smart Motion Rate (SMR)
 Smart Motion Rate (SMR)
Display Brightness
Unknown - Click to provide data 280 cd/m²
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 1000000:1
 1000000:1
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
BEST
Colour Depth
10 Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Diagonal (metric)
108cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 3840 x 2160
BEST
 3840 x 2160

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 Type
 Analog
 Analog
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 PAL
 SECAM

Smart TV

Smart TV
 Smart TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
Internet TV
 Internet TV
 Internet TV
Timeshift
 Timeshift
 Timeshift
Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
 Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Apps
 YouTube
 NetFlix
 YuppTV
 YouTube
 NetFlix
 YuppTV
Operating System Version
2.0 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating System Installed
 VIDAA
 VIDAA

Audio

Audio System
NICAM Stereo Unknown - Click to provide data
Equalizer
 Equalizer
Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power
14W 16W
BEST
Number of Loudspeakers
2 2
Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Dolby Technology
 Digital Plus
 Digital
 DTS
 DTS 2.0
 Digital Plus
 Digital
 DTS
 DTS 2.0
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technologies
 Dolby MS10
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS 2.0
 Dolby MS10
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS 2.0

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
1 1
S-Video Inputs Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Audio Coaxial Out
 Digital audio coaxial out
Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
 Common interface (CI)
 Common interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 1
RF Ports Quantity
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
SCART Ports Quantity
1 1
Digital Audio Optical Out
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC Audio in
Composite Video in
1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 1
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
2 2
DVI Port
 DVI port
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Version
 2.0
BEST
 2.0
PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
BEST
HDMI Ports Quantity
4
BEST
3
Audio (L,R) in
1 1
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
MHL Version
 2.0
BEST
 2.0
Audio (L,R) Out
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Composite Video Out
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
1.3 Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
BEST
 Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
Browsing
 Browsing
Unknown - Click to provide data

Management Features

On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of OSD Languages
17 Unknown - Click to provide data
Hotel Mode
 Hotel mode
Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Video Formats Supported
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 RM
 FLV
 3GP
 MOV
 MPG
 MPEG
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 H.264
 MKV
 VOB
 VC-1
 TS
 WEBM
 H.265
 MVC
 VRO
 VP9
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 RM
 FLV
 3GP
 MOV
 MPG
 MPEG
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 H.264
 MKV
 VOB
 VC-1
 TS
 WEBM
 H.265
 MVC
 VRO
 VP9
Audio Formats Supported
 FLAC
 MP2
 MP3
 MP4
 OGG
 WAV
 WMA
 WMV
 FLAC
 MP2
 MP3
 MP4
 OGG
 WAV
 WMA
 WMV
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 PNG
 GIF
 BMP
 MPO
 JPS
 WEBP
 PNS
 JPG
 PNG
 GIF
 BMP
 MPO
 JPS
 WEBP
 PNS
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
Unknown - Click to provide data
Extended PVR
 Extended PVR
Unknown - Click to provide data
Processor Cores
4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Teletext
899 pages Unknown - Click to provide data
Logical Channel Number (LCN)
 Logical Channel Number (LCN)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Luminance
65% Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Colour of Product
 Anthracite
 Anthracite
Heavy Metals Free
 Hg (mercury)
 Hg (mercury)
Peak Luminance Ratio
69% Unknown - Click to provide data

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interfaces
 200 x 200
 200 x 200
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
110W 65W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.5W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
BEST
Power Consumption (average)
Unknown - Click to provide data 45W
Annual Energy Consumption
160.6kWh 66kWh
BEST
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 80W
Voltage Tolerance
Unknown - Click to provide data 20%

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
 Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified
Unknown - Click to provide data
RoHS Compliance
 RoHS compliance
Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Specification
 DMP
 DMR
 DMP
 DMR

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
87mm 67.1mm
BEST
Weight
10.1kg 7.3kg
BEST
Package Weight
12.8kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 7.6kg
Height (with Stand)
607mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width (with Stand)
969mm 916.8mm
BEST
Height
563mm 532.9mm
Width
969mm 916.8mm
Package Depth
658mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Width
1,079mm Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

Desktop Stand
 Desktop stand
Unknown - Click to provide data
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Type
AAA Unknown - Click to provide data
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Manual
 Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Batteries Supported
 Number of batteries supported
Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

LED Backlight
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED backlight
RF Input
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
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