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Sharp LC32CHE4042E

£299.30
32" Direct-LED Flat 81.1mm Feb 2016
A+
Display Diagonal LED Backlighting Type Screen Shape Depth Release Date £75.15 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good product quality
Good size
Good sound quality
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Audio

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”.

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.

Quite Low RMS Rated Power

At only 8 Watts, the LC-32CHE4042 has a fairly low RMS rated power compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to this TV. The average RMS rated power of similar spec TVs that were released one year ago is 12W, and the RMS rated powers range from 2.5W to 40W.

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Design

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 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”.

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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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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Weight & Dimensions

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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Display

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”.

Not 3D

The Sharp LC-32CHE4042 is not 3D, although it is worth noting that most of the other small display diagonal TVs that are a similar age to this television are also not 3D.

TVs which are 3D that might be worth considering include the Philips 22HFL2819 (£229.73).

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Price

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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Pricey

Televisions that were released more than a year ago range in price from £96 to £499. We think that this television looks expensive compared to other televisions that were released more than a year ago.

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Smart TV

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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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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Features

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.

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.

Nice Stand

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

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!”.


Power

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”.


Support

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.


Reviews

Sharp Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

We checked 292 user and expert reviews for Sharp TVs and found that on average Sharp has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Sharp has good ratings specifically for its small display diagonal TVs. 100% of those that bought a Sharp television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Networking

Has an Ethernet Port

The Sharp LC-32CHE4042 has an ethernet port, unlike most of the other TVs of this spec and age which do not have an ethernet port.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other TVs of this type and age, the Sharp LC-32CHE4042 does not support Wi-Fi.

Alternative TVs which also support Wi-Fi that you might want to consider include the Sony KDL-32WD751 (£289.99), or the Samsung UE32J4580 (£287.55) which is also cheaper.

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Energy

High Running Costs

Whilst this TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency, the LC-32CHE4042 has an average running cost of £76 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which is in the most expensive 10% of all 218 TVs that were released more than a year ago.

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Other

Released Over a Year Ago

This small display diagonal television has been on the market since April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sharp lc32che4042e
Barcodes 04974019871325

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