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Sharp LC20AD5EBK

69

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Sharp LC20AD5EBK

£163.95
£156.46 £7.00 cheaper than 60 days ago
Sharp LC-20AD5

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An affordable and classic 20" HD Ready TV, with satisfactory running costs but only average features
20" HD Ready No No Aug 2013
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology 3D Release Date
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SHARP LC-20AD5E-BK AQUOS 20INCH 50 HZ EUROPEAN BOAT LCD COLOR TV / TELEVISION (Brand new, unopened) - on
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Sharp LC-20AD5 Review

With excellent reviews and representing very good value for money, we have scored the Sharp LC-20AD5 as follows:
83
Reviews
1 Review
74
Value for Money
Good
56
Features
Average Features
64
Age
4 Years Old
68
Running Costs
£140 Over 5 Years
69
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 80%. Hisense TVs also have excellent reviews in general.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest TVs 2018.
It has running costs of £140 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 4,306 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This Sharp TV has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has an auto volume leveler
Brighter than average display brightness
Screen size 50 cm (20")
High-resolution 16:9 LCD panel (1,366 x 768)
Built-in DVB-T tuner
High panel contrast ratio of 1,200:1
High brightness of 450 cd/m2
HDMI input terminal
Clear voice automatically differentiates voices and music
Wall mountable (vesa standard)
Smaller than average display diagonal
Only HD Ready

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from £163.95 to £156.46 in the last 60 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
There is a 84% chance that the price will go up. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go down. Get Price Alerts.

Sharp LC-20AD5 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Good Expert Reviews

Expert review site gadgetshow.channel5.com scored this television 80%.

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Sharp Has Very Good Reviews for Its Televisions

Based on 914 expert and user reviews (including 160 verified purchases), Sharp has very good reviews for its TVs. 92% of those that bought a Sharp TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

Whilst the product is in the cheapest 96% of televisions, it has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old, and at £156.46 it does not appear to be great value for money overall.

Price Has Gone Down by £7 (5%)

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Sharp LC-20AD5 and the United Kingdom price of £156.46 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $216.45 (£300.24).

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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The average running cost of the LC-20AD5 is £140 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,306 TVs.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This television has been on the market since August 2013.

Features

Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Sharp LC-20AD5 of only 20" is very small compared to most other TVs. It is in the smallest 2% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. The display diagonals of TVs range from 13" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

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Only HD Ready

The LC-20AD5 has a maximum resolution of HD Ready. That's 56% less resolution than the most common HD type of Full HD and is actually the worst resolution across all TVs.

Across comparable types of television the best resolution is 8K.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The LC-20AD5 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The LC-20AD5 is not 3D, although this is within the context that 75% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Sharp LC-20AD5 does not support Wi-Fi. 61% of TVs do support Wi-Fi.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The LC-20AD5 has an auto volume leveler. 83% of TVs do not have an auto volume leveler.

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Not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The LC-20AD5 is not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. 62% of TVs are also not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Brighter Than Average Display Brightness

The display brightness of the Sharp LC-20AD5 of 450 cd/m² is brighter than average when compared to most other televisions. It is in the brightest 23% of all televisions when sorted by this feature. The display brightnesses of TVs range from 50 cd/m² to 4,000 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 360 cd/m².

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The LC-20AD5 does not have an ethernet port, unlike most other televisions. 65% of TVs have an ethernet port.

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Lower Than Average RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated power of the LC-20AD5 of only 2W is very low compared to most other TVs. It is lower than 99% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. The average RMS rated power of all TVs is 21W, with the lowest being 2W and the highest being 200W.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

Like most other TVs, the LC-20AD5 does not support internet TV. 59% of TVs do not support internet TV.

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Only 366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the Sharp LC-20AD5 is 366 x 768 pixels. That's 86% lower display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels television, which is the most common resolution supported by TVs and is in fact the worst supported resolution across all TVs. In addition, this television supports a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels and 1,366 pixels.

Across comparable types of television the best supported resolution is 5120 x 2160 pixels.

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Does Not Have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The LC-20AD5 does not have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), unlike most other televisions. 63% of TVs have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The Sharp LC-20AD5's horizontal viewing angle of only 176° is narrower than 88% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. Across all the TVs the horizontal viewing angles range from 150° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 180°.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The LC-20AD5 has a PC in (D-Sub) port, unlike 70% of televisions which do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sharp lc20ad5ebk, lc-20ad5egy

Barcodes:

04974019561776, 04974019561844

Sharp LC20AD5EBK

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