Sharp LC-40CFE5221


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Sharp LC-40CFE5221

Sharp LC-40CFE5221
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A positively reviewed and very economical to run 40" Full HD television, with good features
40" Full HD No 67.1mm Jul 2015 A+
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
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Sharp LC-40CFE5221 Review

With low running costs and excellent reviews, we have scored the Sharp LC-40CFE5221 as follows:
200 Reviews
Good Features
2 Years Old
Running Costs
£61 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has good user reviews with an average user rating of 77%, based on 200 reviews. Hisense televisions also have excellent reviews in general.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer TVs with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest TVs 2018.
This Sharp TV has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and its running costs of £61 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,318 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
Customers report it is easy to use, it is a good size and good connectivity. However they also report an inferior remote control.
The LC-40CFE5221 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Supports timeshift
Has a PC in (D-Sub) port
The lc-40cfe5221k is an full HD D-LED TV with exceptional picture quality. with 3 HDMI ports, you can connect to your satellite box, games console, blu-ray player or any other HDMI
Equipped device. its USB port allows you to enjoy your music, movies or photos from a USB memory key
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED/QLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

Watching Films
Watching Sport
Playing Games

How Big is the Sharp LC-40CFE5221?

The Sharp LC-40CFE5221 is 916.8mm wide and 67.1mm tall. It is 532.9mm thick and weighs 7.3kg.

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Sharp LC-40CFE5221 size in context

Sharp LC-40CFE5221 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Average Owner Reviews

People who bought this television rated this television 77% on average.

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Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Seven people wrote in their reviews that the product was easy to setup and three owners who reviewed this TV agreed that it was easy to use.

Customers Report an Inferior Remote Control

Two people said in their reviews that the product did not have a good remote control.

  • The remote is utterly useless
    Mr G. (Amazon) - July 2016
  • She's very pleased anyway and the remote is easy to use! Which is a bonus as she's only 7
    Helenb (Amazon) - January 2016
  • The remote has a few issues with responsiveness
    D87JS (Amazon) - June 2016

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Four owners who bought the product concluded that it was thin.

Customers Report Good Connectivity

Two customers wrote in their reviews that it was good in terms of connectivity.

Customers Report Excellent Product Quality

Nineteen customers mentioned in their reviews that it was good quality.

Customers Report Excellent Image Quality

Ten customers said in their reviews that the product had good picture quality.

Sharp Televisions Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 912 user and expert reviews (including 159 verified purchases), Sharp has very good ratings for its TVs. 92% of those that bought a Sharp TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

Eighteen owners said in their reviews that it was good value for money.

Customers Report Nice Design

Two owners who reviewed it thought it was good looking.

Customers Report Good Audio Quality

Nine owners wrote in their reviews that it had good sound quality.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The energy efficiency classification of this TV is A+, and the LC-40CFE5221 is typical compared to the other 4,318 TVs that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the LC-40CFE5221 is £61.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

This Sharp television has been on the market since July 2015.


Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on televisions. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Average Display Diagonal

The LC-40CFE5221's display diagonal of 40" is relatively average compared to most other TVs. It is larger than 64% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The Sharp LC-40CFE5221 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of televisions also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The LC-40CFE5221 is not 3D. 75% of televisions are also not 3D.

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Thicker Than Average

The thicknesses of televisions range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The Sharp LC-40CFE5221's thickness of 67.1mm is thicker than 66% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The LC-40CFE5221 does not support Wi-Fi. 61% of televisions do support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Timeshift

The LC-40CFE5221 supports timeshift, unlike 82% of TVs which do not support timeshift.

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Lower Than Average RMS Rated Power

The average RMS rated power of all televisions is 21W, with the lowest being 2W and the highest being 200W. The RMS rated power of the LC-40CFE5221 of only 16W is lower than average when compared to most other televisions. It is in the lowest 22% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Display Brightness

Across all the televisions the display brightnesses range from 50 cd/m² to 4,000 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 360 cd/m². The Sharp LC-40CFE5221's display brightness of only 280 cd/m² is in the dimmest 30% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The LC-40CFE5221 has a PC in (D-Sub) port. 70% of televisions do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

warranty lc40cfe5221k


04974019853918, 04974019888279

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