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Sharp LC-32CHE4042

Sharp LC32CHE4042E

32" Direct-LED Flat 81.1mm Feb 2016
Display Diagonal LED Backlighting Type Screen Shape Depth Release Date
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24 Reasons For

Good Sound Quality

Several Sharp LC-32CHE4042 reviewers who bought this TV mentioned that it had good sound quality. Alien937 wrote on Amazon this year “Both the picture and audio are excellent, especially when you consider the price”. Amazon Customer wrote a few weeks ago “The picture quality and sound quality is so crisp” . Arc scored the Sharp LC-32CHE4042 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon also a few weeks ago “I have had no problems with sound at all, despite having a very long room”.

Reasonably Priced

A number of people concluded that it was good value for money. Alien937 mentioned in their review of the Sharp LC-32CHE4042 a few weeks ago “Affordably good” . Alien937 also wrote “This TV plus a Now TV box is an affordable way to get your hands on a very good smart, full HD LED TV”. Amazon Customer wrote “Otherwise very good and very good price”.

Ten Sharp LC-32CHE4042 owners who reviewed it considered that it was a bargain for the price. Amazon Customer wrote in October this year “Such a bargain and worth every penny!” in their review of the Sharp LC-32CHE4042. Henry K said on Amazon “So that's two TVs with the same fault - is this a general problem with all of Amazon's stock? Whilst this TV is very cheap” in his review. Michael Collins mentioned in his review of the Sharp LC-32CHE4042 this year “Excellent bargain for a quality product” .

A number of customers who reviewed the product agreed that it was cheap. In October this year J. K. Topham said in their review of the Sharp LC-32CHE4042 “Bear in mind this is a budget TV so this live pausing isn't as slick as a Sky box”.

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Good Picture Quality

Eighteen people who bought the product agreed that it had good picture quality. In October Annabel Sallis mentioned on Amazon “Picture quality is good”. This month Arc mentioned on Amazon “The picture quality is faultless really” in their review. A few weeks ago Caroline mentioned “Great picture quality & amazing price” and rated the Sharp LC-32CHE4042 as excellent.

One Sharp LC-32CHE4042 owner who reviewed it reckoned that it had good colour saturation. Dave the Man mentioned on Amazon “Elegant with a first rate picture which I would recommend taking of the pre set economy mode once done this TV shines with vivid blacks and vibrant colours”.

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Good High Def TV

Some people who reviewed this TV reckoned that it was good at displaying high definition TV. D87js said “HD channels look sharp and the DVD works great” . Flossy mentioned on Amazon “Full HD TV/DVD--white” in their review of this TV. Guy wrote on Amazon “The display quality is excellent and the HD tuner is a bonus”.

Good Smart TV

Several people who purchased this TV considered that it was good for watching Freeview TV. Guy mentioned in his Sharp LC-32CHE4042 review “Thus far it just tells me the TV software is up to date! It may be more useful for those using Freeview PPV channels with a viewing card”. J. Ll Thomas mentioned on Amazon “I also failed to get the free view to work despite having no problem with other tv's” in their review.

One Sharp LC-32CHE4042 owner thought the product had great smart functions.

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Easy to Use

Eleven Sharp LC-32CHE4042 reviewers who purchased the product considered that it was easy to setup. Arc mentioned in their Sharp LC-32CHE4042 review “It was very fast and easy to set up which, for me at least, was a boon as I'm absolutely hopeless with complicated techno wizardry” . C. D. Pointon rated it as excellent and wrote in October “Would have no trouble at all to recommend to all, hubby says very easy to set up too” in their review. Caroline wrote in her review of this TV on Amazon a few weeks ago “Easy to set up & get going too” and scored it very highly.

Several Sharp LC-32CHE4042 owners wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use. Hannu Hautala mentioned on Amazon “Device is equipped with internal DVD - that is a handy feature” in their review. Helenb said on Amazon “The remote is easy to use! Which is a bonus as she's only 7” in their review of this TV and scored the product 5 stars. James Sorrell wrote in his review of the Sharp LC-32CHE4042 on Amazon “Needed to search for correct code to use our sky remote” and rated it 5 stars.

A few Sharp LC-32CHE4042 owners wrote in their reviews that this TV was easy to use the menus. Alien937 scored it very highly and wrote “The menu system is sensibly laid-out and easy to navigate”. In October last year Flossy rated the product as excellent and mentioned in their Sharp LC-32CHE4042 review on Amazon “Great sound (there are numerous settings on tv to suit personal taste) it does loads including timers, sleep function”. Hannu Hautala said “Menus and usage is easy - main languages are supported”.

One person who purchased the product thought it was easy to assemble. In October Mrs Marion Ross wrote “The stand is easy to assemble, just two screws”.

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Good Connectivity

A few customers who reviewed this TV agreed that it was good in terms of USB connections. Amazon Customer mentioned in their Sharp LC-32CHE4042 review “The TV also has USB ports which is very helpful when using the Fire Stick from Amazon”. David Tattersall gave the product a rating of 5 stars and he mentioned in his review of the Sharp LC-32CHE4042 “Record programmes with only the addition of an appropriate USB”. Mat mentioned on Amazon in October “I was pleasantly surprised to find it has 2 USB slots rather than just the one I had assumed came with it” and gave this TV a rating of 80 out of 100.

Some customers wrote in their reviews that the Sharp LC-32CHE4042 was good in terms of connectivity. Offbeat Dave mentioned on Amazon “Wow! Great connectivity and sound” in their review of the Sharp LC-32CHE4042. Offbeat Dave also said “It is brilliant - so many connectivity options!”.

Some people reckoned that the product was good in terms of HDMI connections. Dan he wrote in October “3 HDMI ports is a plus”. This month Mrs Marion Ross mentioned “It has three HDMI sockets and runs movies from a USB stick” in her Sharp LC-32CHE4042 review and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

One Sharp LC-32CHE4042 owner wrote in their reviews that it had email functionality. Mr. G. Biggs mentioned on Amazon “When you finally get the correct number, you get a recording stating they are busy and email might be quicker” in their review of this TV.

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Nice Design

A few people said in their reviews that it was good looking. Flossy said on Amazon “Wanted a white TV/DVD for my bedroom that was full HD, this tv not only looks very stylish” in their review of the Sharp LC-32CHE4042 and rated it 5 stars. Guy said “The menu system is pretty clear and easy to navigate” in his Sharp LC-32CHE4042 review. N. Trew mentioned on Amazon this year “Second one has been pretty good”.

One person who bought the Sharp LC-32CHE4042 said that it was a good design. In October this year Zephyr Man said in their review of this TV on Amazon “The first problem to beware of is the design of the feet; take a look at the picture” yet they gave the product a rating of 1 stars.

One customer who reviewed it said that it was neat. Flossy scored it 5 stars and wrote on Amazon in October last year “The unit sits neatly out of sight behind tv, perfect! So I now have a fabulous picture” in their review of this TV.

One person who reviewed it thought it was smooth. Amazon Customer said “It has been smooth so far” in their review of this TV.

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Good Size

Some customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was thin. This year Best Person Ever said “It is smart looking, very thin, great picture, very good value for money.” in their review of the Sharp LC-32CHE4042. Dan mentioned in his review of this TV on Amazon in October “Sound is OK for a wafer thin TV”. This month Mr & Mrs Kemal rated it as very good and she said in her review of this TV “It is so slim and light and comes with a television remote”.

A number of customers agreed that the Sharp LC-32CHE4042 was a good size. Amazon Customer mentioned in their Sharp LC-32CHE4042 review on Amazon “Good size for a kitchen which is” and scored it 5 stars. One person who reviewed the product thought it was compact. A few weeks ago Tommo gave it a rating of 4 stars and said on Amazon “Nice compact TV and DVD player Spot on”.

One Sharp LC-32CHE4042 reviewer who bought it concluded that it was a good weight. Caroline rated it 5 stars and she wrote in her Sharp LC-32CHE4042 review in October “Super light weight, I could lift the box with item in with 1 hand”.

One Sharp LC-32CHE4042 reviewer who reviewed it thought it was lightweight. This year Bluenose rated the product 80 out of 100 and mentioned in their review of this TV on Amazon “Got this for a bedroom the picture is sharp its lightweight and overall i am happy with it its great for the money”.

One customer said in their reviews that it was a good width. A few weeks ago Bluenose said in their review of the Sharp LC-32CHE4042 “My only gripe is, if you look at the picture notice the feet are the same width as the tv”.

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Good Product Quality

A number of people mentioned in their reviews that this TV was good quality. Amazon Customer scored the Sharp LC-32CHE4042 very highly and wrote a few weeks ago “Very good Value for Money and picture quality is perfect”. Amazon Customer also wrote “The TV has an amazing quality screen with great sound”. Amazon Customer also said “Sound quality is good and setup is simple”.

Good Technical Features

Some Sharp LC-32CHE4042 owners said in their reviews that the product had good features. In October Claire scored it very highly and she said “Good image and sound quality; plenty of features”. Guy said in his Sharp LC-32CHE4042 review on Amazon last year “A Great Value 24" TV/DVD Combo with Good Picture, Connectivity and Plenty of Features”. J. K. Topham wrote in October this year “Not noticably bad) Features 8/10 Build 7/10 For the price, I couldn't recommend this TV more” in their Sharp LC-32CHE4042 review.

Best Seller

The LC-32CHE4042 is one the top selling television currently available for purchase.

Robust

A few Sharp LC-32CHE4042 reviewers who reviewed the product reckoned that it was well made. J. K. Topham said “This is greatly helped by the built in Freeview HD tuner that gives you the "main" channels in HD” and scored it very highly. Laura.butler mentioned in October this year “It's also good for my girls as they can easily watch a DVD as it has a built in DVD player” in their review. Zephyr Man wrote on Amazon “A good quality of build” in their review of this TV.

One customer said in their reviews that the Sharp LC-32CHE4042 was easy to damage or scratch. This month Mr. Adam R. Penny said on Amazon “Would of rated higher if it actually had buttons, now my remote is broken and I can even turn it on” in his review of this TV.

One person concluded that this TV was strong and durable. This year A. Murdoch wrote in their review of the Sharp LC-32CHE4042 on Amazon “The television it's self is quite attractive with strong, sturdy metal legs that screw into the bottom of the TV”.

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Good Remote Control

Some customers reckoned that the product had a good remote control. A few weeks ago Dan wrote on Amazon “Bad thing for me is the remote is radio frequency so you can't use the sky remote to operate TV as its infra red” in his review of this TV.

Good Environmental Credentials

Several people who reviewed it reckoned that it was good in terms of power usage. Ms Jacqueline wrote in their Sharp LC-32CHE4042 review “The TV has an energy saving function in that if the channel is not changed or any of the functions are not used on the remote control”.

Acceptable Noise Level

A few Sharp LC-32CHE4042 owners who reviewed this TV agreed that it was noisy. This month Amazon Customer said “The sound is very loud” and scored this TV very highly. Also this month Mr. G. Biggs wrote in their Sharp LC-32CHE4042 review “The DVD unit is the noisiest I've ever come across” although they scored the product 1 stars.

Nice Stand

One Sharp LC-32CHE4042 owner who reviewed it concluded that it had a good stand.

Good Support

One customer who purchased the Sharp LC-32CHE4042 concluded that it had good technical guidance. Amazon Customer wrote in October “I looked at the instructions and it was suggested that to cure this problem an aerial booster is required” in their review of the Sharp LC-32CHE4042.

Sharp Has Good Television Reviews

Sharp is one of the better rated TV manufacturers according to average reviews from experts and users, and Sharp also has good ratings for its mid-size TVs.

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Supports Two Analog Signal Format Systems

The number of analog signal format systems supported by the LC-32CHE4042 is more than most new mid-size TVs. The most commonly supported analog signal format system is NTSC, but this analog signal format system is not supported by this television. The analog signal format systems PAL and SECAM are also supported by this TV.

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Supports Sixteen Video Formats Supporteds

supports sixteen video formats supporteds

The number of video formats supported by the LC-32CHE4042 is more than most new TVs. This TV supports an AVI video formats supported, which is the most commonly supported video formats supported supported by new comparable spec TVs. The video formats supporteds "ASP", "FLV", "H.264", "H.265", "M2TS", "MKV", "MP4", "MPEG4", "MPG", "RM", "RMVB", "SWF", "TS", "VOB" and "WMV" are also supported by this Sharp television.

MP4 stands for Moving Pictures Expert Group 4.

WMV stands for Windows Media Video.

AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.

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Analog Tuner Type

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is the most commonly found tuner type on recently released comparable spec TVs.

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Very Low Annual Energy Consumption

The lowest annual energy consumption of similar spec TVs that came out in the last 12 months is 37kWh, the highest is 200kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 67kWh. With an annual energy consumption of only 45 kilowatt hours, the Sharp LC-32CHE4042 has one of the lower annual energy consumptions amongst comparable spec TVs of this age.

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Light

The average weight of televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as the LC-32CHE4042 is 8.1kg, and the weights range from 1kg to 20kg. At only 4.9 kilograms, the LC-32CHE4042 is quite light compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as the LC-32CHE4042.

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9 Reasons Against

Not Good for Wall Mounting

Some Sharp LC-32CHE4042 reviewers wrote in their reviews that this TV was not good for wall mounting. This year Amazon Customer said on Amazon “Overwall good TV, BAD wall mount” in their review of this TV. A few weeks ago Offbeat Dave wrote in their review of the Sharp LC-32CHE4042 “It is so slim and light too (the wall mount is heavier!”.

Does Not Have a Wi-Fi

The Sharp LC-32CHE4042 does not have a wi-Fi, unlike most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched in the last year.

There are a number of alternative TVs which also have a wi-Fi that you might also want to consider including the Hitachi 43HB6T62[plb_3776953_price], or the Hisense H32M2600[plb_3410507_price].

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Does Not Support Smart TV

The Sharp LC-32CHE4042 does not support smart TV. Most of the other latest mid-size TVs also do not support smart TV.

It is worth also looking at other TVs which also support smart TV including the Samsung UN32K4100[plb_3843812_price].

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Not 3D

Most new similar spec TVs are not 3D. The LC-32CHE4042 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The LC-32CHE4042 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other mid-size TVs that were released in the last year also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most similar spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as the LC-32CHE4042 do not feature OLED technology. The LC-32CHE4042 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

When compared to other new TVs, the LC-32CHE4042's RMS rated power of only 8 Watts is one of the lowest. The lowest RMS rated power of newly released comparable spec televisions is 5W and the highest is 40W.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequencys of recently released comparable spec TVs range from 50Hz to 1,000Hz. At only 100 hertz, the Sharp LC-32CHE4042 has a fairly slow motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other TVs that came out around the same time as the LC-32CHE4042.

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Quite Thick

Across all the televisions that have been around for the last year the depths range from 7.1mm to 99mm. The LC-32CHE4042 has a quite thick depth (81.1 millimeters) compared to most of the other televisions that were released around the same time as the LC-32CHE4042.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Sharp LC-32CHE4042

OK Running Costs

This TV has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and based on typical energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the LC-32CHE4042 is £76, which is typical compared to the other 214 new mid-size TVs.

Released Eleven Months Ago

Sharp released the LC-32CHE4042 eleven months ago.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
LED Backlighting Type
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Motion Interpolation Technology
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TV Tuner
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RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio Decoding Technologies
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Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
SCART Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Audio (L,R) in
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
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Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Power Consumption (average)
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AC Input Voltage
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Power Consumption (max)
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
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Width (with Stand)
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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £72.11
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £75.15
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Energy Rating
0.37T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.37 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 10 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sharp lc32che4042, sharp lc32che4042e, sharp electronics gmbh lc32che4040, sharp electronics gmbh lc32che4042, sharp electronics gmbh lc32che4040e, sharp electronics gmbh lc32che4042e
Barcodes 04974019871325, 04974019872346, 04974019872377, 04974019890913, 04974019901053

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