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Sharp LC-40CFE5221

(99 reviews)
Sharp LC-40CFE5221
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Our Verdict:
A very economical to run and very popular 40" Full HD television, with good features and great user reviews
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 very low running costs and outstanding reviews, we have ranked the Sharp LC-40CFE5221 number 31 in best selling TVs, number 99 in 40 inch TVs and number 673 across all TVs.
99 Reviews
Value for Money
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 99 reviews. Looking across the entire Hisense TV range, the average reviews for all Hisense TVs are also excellent.
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 3,779 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
The LC-40CFE5221 is one of the best selling TVs currently on the market. View best selling TVs March 2018.
Customers report it is easy to use, it is a good size and excellent connectivity. However they also report an inferior remote control.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1000000:1 dynamic contrast ratio
Supports timeshift
Smaller than average display diagonal
Only Full HD

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared this TV with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for playing games, ranking number 146 in TVs for gaming. It is also good for watching films, ranking number 284 in TVs for films as well being good for watching sport, ranking number 282 in TVs for sport.
Watching Films
Watching Sport
Playing Games
Very Good

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.
There is a 90% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

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.

Sharp LC-40CFE5221 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Average User Reviews

On average, based on 99 user reviews the average user rating of this television is 77 out of 100.

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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.

Users 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

Popular Choice

Across all TVs, the LC-40CFE5221 is one the fastest selling products currently on sale.

Users Report That it is a Good Size

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

Users Report Excellent Connectivity

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

Customers Report Good Product Quality

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

Users Report Superior Picture Quality

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

Very Good Brand

Based on 900 owner and expert reviews (including 178 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.

Users 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 Excellent Audio Quality

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

Value for Money

Price Has Gone Down by £500 (40%)

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Sharp LC-40CFE5221 and the United Kingdom price of £749.99 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $847.00 (£1,180.55).

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

This TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency. The average running cost of the LC-40CFE5221 is £61 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 3,779 televisions.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

Sharp released the LC-40CFE5221 in July 2015.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Sharp LC-40CFE5221 of only 40" is smaller than average when compared to most other televisions. It is in the smallest 31% of all televisions when sorted by this feature. The display diagonals of televisions range from 10" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

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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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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The LC-40CFE5221 does not feature OLED/QLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

Like most other televisions, the Sharp LC-40CFE5221 is not 3D. 75% of televisions are not 3D.

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Thicker Than Average

Televisions have thicknesses of between 1.7mm and 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The thickness of the LC-40CFE5221 of 67.1mm is thicker than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 33% 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, unlike most other televisions. 60% of televisions support Wi-Fi.

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1000000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio

This TV has a 1000000:1 dynamic contrast ratio, which is the most commonly found dynamic contrast ratio on televisions.

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Supports Timeshift

The Sharp LC-40CFE5221 supports timeshift. 82% of televisions do not support timeshift.

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Lower Than Average RMS Rated Power

The Sharp LC-40CFE5221's RMS rated power of only 16W is lower than average when compared to most other televisions. It is in the lowest 23% of all televisions when ranked by this feature. Across all the TVs the RMS rated powers range from 2W to 200W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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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 380 cd/m². The display brightness of the LC-40CFE5221 of only 280 cd/m² is dimmer than average when compared to most other televisions. It is in the dimmest 26% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The LC-40CFE5221 has a common interface (CI) slot, unlike 71% of TVs which do not have a common interface (CI) slot.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The Sharp LC-40CFE5221 has a PC in (D-Sub) port, which is unusual. 72% of televisions do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Product Identifiers


04974019853918, 04974019888279

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