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Sharp LC-40CFE5221

40" Full HD Direct-LED Flat Jul 2015
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type LED Backlighting Type Screen Shape Release Date £107.20 Electricity cost over 5 years
User reviews are average
Good high def TV
Good connectivity
99 Reviews

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Price

Reasonably Priced

Several people who purchased this TV reckoned that it was good value for money. Alien937 scored it 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “Affordably good”. Alien937 also mentioned “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 rated the Sharp LC-40CFE5221 5 stars and mentioned “Otherwise very good and very good price”.

Ten Sharp LC-40CFE5221 owners said in their reviews that this TV was a bargain for the price. Amazon Customer wrote in their review of this TV “Such a bargain and worth every penny!” and gave the product a very good review. Henry K said “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 Sharp LC-40CFE5221 review however despite that he gave it a rating of 1 stars. A few weeks ago Michael Collins rated the product 5 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “Excellent bargain for a quality product”.

A number of Sharp LC-40CFE5221 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the Sharp LC-40CFE5221 was cheap. J. K. Topham mentioned in their review of the Sharp LC-40CFE5221 “Bear in mind this is a budget TV so this live pausing isn't as slick as a Sky box”.

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Design

Easy to Use

Some people who reviewed it agreed that it was easy to setup. Arc wrote on Amazon in October “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” in their Sharp LC-40CFE5221 review. C. D. Pointon said this month “Would have no trouble at all to recommend to all, hubby says very easy to set up too”. A few weeks ago Caroline said on Amazon “Easy to set up & get going too” in her review.

A number of Sharp LC-40CFE5221 owners who purchased the product reckoned that it was easy to use. Hannu Hautala wrote “Device is equipped with internal DVD - that is a handy feature” in their review of this TV. Helenb said on Amazon in October this year “The remote is easy to use! Which is a bonus as she's only 7”. This year James Sorrell said “Needed to search for correct code to use our sky remote”.

A few customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was easy to use the menus. A few weeks ago Alien937 mentioned “The menu system is sensibly laid-out and easy to navigate”. Flossy gave the product an excellent review and said on Amazon last year “Great sound (there are numerous settings on tv to suit personal taste) it does loads including timers, sleep function” in their Sharp LC-40CFE5221 review. Hannu Hautala said on Amazon “Menus and usage is easy - main languages are supported”.

One customer who reviewed this TV wrote that it was easy to assemble. Mrs Marion Ross gave it an excellent rating and she wrote on Amazon a few weeks ago “The stand is easy to assemble, just two screws”.

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Nice Design

A number of Sharp LC-40CFE5221 owners who bought the product thought it was good looking. Flossy rated it 5 stars and said on Amazon last year “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-40CFE5221. Guy wrote in his review of the Sharp LC-40CFE5221 on Amazon “The menu system is pretty clear and easy to navigate” and gave it a score of 5 stars. This year N. Trew wrote “Second one has been pretty good” in their review of this TV.

One Sharp LC-40CFE5221 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it was a good design. Zephyr Man said on Amazon a few weeks ago “The first problem to beware of is the design of the feet; take a look at the picture” in their review.

One Sharp LC-40CFE5221 reviewer considered that the product was neat. Flossy mentioned on Amazon “The unit sits neatly out of sight behind tv, perfect! So I now have a fabulous picture”. One customer thought the Sharp LC-40CFE5221 was smooth. A few weeks ago Amazon Customer mentioned in their review on Amazon “It has been smooth so far”.

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Good Product Quality

Thirty-nine Sharp LC-40CFE5221 reviewers wrote that this TV was good quality. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon in October “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 mentioned “Sound quality is good and setup is simple”.

Robust

A few Sharp LC-40CFE5221 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that this TV was well made. J. K. Topham mentioned in October this year “This is greatly helped by the built in Freeview HD tuner that gives you the "main" channels in HD”. Laura.butler said on Amazon “It's also good for my girls as they can easily watch a DVD as it has a built in DVD player” in their Sharp LC-40CFE5221 review and scored it very highly. Zephyr Man wrote on Amazon this month “A good quality of build” in their review of this TV.

One customer mentioned in their reviews that this TV was easy to damage or scratch. Mr. Adam R. Penny mentioned in his Sharp LC-40CFE5221 review “Would of rated higher if it actually had buttons, now my remote is broken and I can even turn it on” .

One Sharp LC-40CFE5221 owner said in their reviews that it was strong and durable. A. Murdoch said a few weeks ago “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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Audio

Good Sound Quality

A few Sharp LC-40CFE5221 reviewers who bought the product agreed that it had good sound quality. A few weeks ago Alien937 said in their review of the Sharp LC-40CFE5221 “Both the picture and audio are excellent, especially when you consider the price” and scored it very highly. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon in October this year “The picture quality and sound quality is so crisp”. A few weeks ago Arc said “I have had no problems with sound at all, despite having a very long room”.

Acceptable Noise Level

Some people said in their reviews that it was noisy. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review on Amazon in October this year “The sound is very loud”. A few weeks ago Mr. G. Biggs wrote on Amazon “The DVD unit is the noisiest I've ever come across”.


Features

Good Technical Features

Some Sharp LC-40CFE5221 owners who bought the Sharp LC-40CFE5221 thought it had good features. Claire gave the product a very good review score and she mentioned on Amazon “Good image and sound quality; plenty of features”. Guy scored this TV 5 stars and he said on Amazon “A Great Value 24" TV/DVD Combo with Good Picture, Connectivity and Plenty of Features” in his review of the Sharp LC-40CFE5221. J. K. Topham scored it very highly and said “Not noticably bad) Features 8/10 Build 7/10 For the price, I couldn't recommend this TV more”.

Good Remote Control

A few people who reviewed the Sharp LC-40CFE5221 considered that it had a good remote control. Dan said in his Sharp LC-40CFE5221 review on Amazon this year “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”.

Good Stand

One Sharp LC-40CFE5221 owner who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good stand.

Not Good for Wall Mounting

A few Sharp LC-40CFE5221 owners thought it was not good for wall mounting. Amazon Customer wrote a few weeks ago “Overwall good TV, BAD wall mount” in their review of the Sharp LC-40CFE5221 but in spite of that they gave the product a very good rating. Offbeat Dave wrote on Amazon also a few weeks ago “It is so slim and light too (the wall mount is heavier!” in their Sharp LC-40CFE5221 review.


Power

Good Environmental Credentials

A number of Sharp LC-40CFE5221 owners who reviewed it agreed that it was good in terms of power usage. Ms Jacqueline wrote “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” in their Sharp LC-40CFE5221 review.


Reviews

User Reviews Are Average

On average, based on 200 user reviews this television has an overall user rating of 77 out of 100.

Sharp Has Good TV Reviews

We checked 291 expert and owner reviews (including 23 verified purchases) 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 within its medium display diagonal TVs range. 100% of those that bought a Sharp TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Support

Good Technical Guidance

One customer wrote in their reviews that the product had good technical guidance. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon a few weeks ago “I looked at the instructions and it was suggested that to cure this problem an aerial booster is required” in their Sharp LC-40CFE5221 review although they scored the Sharp LC-40CFE5221 20 out of 100.


Display

Good Picture Quality

Some Sharp LC-40CFE5221 owners mentioned in their reviews that the product had good picture quality. Annabel Sallis she said in her Sharp LC-40CFE5221 review on Amazon a few weeks ago “Picture quality is good”. In October this year Arc wrote on Amazon “The picture quality is faultless really” in their review of this TV. Caroline mentioned on Amazon in October “Great picture quality & amazing price” in her review of this TV and rated the product as excellent.

One person thought this TV had good colour saturation. Dave the Man said in his Sharp LC-40CFE5221 review “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

Ten people mentioned in their reviews that it was good at displaying high definition TV. D87js rated the product 80 out of 100 and said “HD channels look sharp and the DVD works great”. Flossy said on Amazon “Full HD TV/DVD--white” and gave it a very good review. Guy said on Amazon “The display quality is excellent and the HD tuner is a bonus” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of this age and type. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Not 3D

The Sharp LC-40CFE5221 is not 3D, although it is worth noting that most of the other TVs that are a similar age to this TV are also not 3D.

If you are looking for a television that is 3D then you might want to look at the Samsung UE40H6670, the Philips 40PFH6510, or the Sony Bravia Pro 55" 3D TV.

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40 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 40 inch TV.

There are a number of other 40" TVs currently available that you might want to look at including the LOEWE Art 40, the Samsung UE40J6200, or the Grundig 40 VLE 6520 which all of have better reviews.

If this TV display diagonal is not large enough for you then you might want to consider the 42HXT12U (42" and higher rated), or the 42HZT66 (42" and higher rated) both from Hitachi or the Seiki SE42FO02 (42" and higher rated).

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Smart TV

Good Smart TV Features

Five customers thought this TV was good for watching Freeview TV. Last year Guy said in his review on Amazon “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 in the same month “I also failed to get the free view to work despite having no problem with other tv's” in their review of this TV.

One Sharp LC-40CFE5221 owner who reviewed the product concluded that it had great smart functions.

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Good Connectivity

Some Sharp LC-40CFE5221 reviewers wrote in their reviews that the product was good in terms of USB connections. Amazon Customer mentioned this month “The TV also has USB ports which is very helpful when using the Fire Stick from Amazon”. David Tattersall rated it 5 stars and he said in his review of this TV “Record programmes with only the addition of an appropriate USB”. Mat wrote on Amazon “I was pleasantly surprised to find it has 2 USB slots rather than just the one I had assumed came with it” in their review of the Sharp LC-40CFE5221.

A few people who reviewed this TV said that it was good in terms of connectivity. Offbeat Dave gave the Sharp LC-40CFE5221 a rating of 5 stars and said in their review this month “Wow! Great connectivity and sound”. Offbeat Dave also said “It is brilliant - so many connectivity options!”.

Three people who bought it thought it was good in terms of HDMI connections. This month Dan rated it 4 stars and he wrote in his Sharp LC-40CFE5221 review “3 HDMI ports is a plus”. Mrs Marion Ross she wrote in her review in the same month “It has three HDMI sockets and runs movies from a USB stick”.

One Sharp LC-40CFE5221 reviewer wrote that the product had email functionality. Mr. G. Biggs mentioned a few weeks ago “When you finally get the correct number, you get a recording stating they are busy and email might be quicker”.

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Supports Timeshift

The LC-40CFE5221 supports timeshift, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released more than a year ago.

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Supports Internet TV

The LC-40CFE5221 supports internet TV. Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to this TV also support internet TV.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Several Sharp LC-40CFE5221 owners mentioned in their reviews that this TV was thin. A few weeks ago Best Person Ever scored the product 80 out of 100 and wrote in their review on Amazon “It is smart looking, very thin, great picture, very good value for money.”. This year Dan said in his review of the Sharp LC-40CFE5221 “Sound is OK for a wafer thin TV”. Mr & Mrs Kemal said in her review of the Sharp LC-40CFE5221 on Amazon “It is so slim and light and comes with a television remote”.

Several people who reviewed the product said that it was a good size. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “Good size for a kitchen which is”. One Sharp LC-40CFE5221 reviewer who reviewed the product reckoned that it was compact. In October Tommo mentioned in their review of this TV “Nice compact TV and DVD player Spot on”.

One Sharp LC-40CFE5221 owner thought this TV was a good weight. Caroline mentioned “Super light weight, I could lift the box with item in with 1 hand” in her review.

One customer who purchased it concluded that it was lightweight. In October Bluenose mentioned in their review 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” and gave it a score of 4 stars.

One customer who bought it said that it was a good width. Bluenose mentioned on Amazon in October “My only gripe is, if you look at the picture notice the feet are the same width as the tv” in their review.

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Average Depth

With a depth of 67.1 millimeters, the Sharp LC-40CFE5221 has a relatively standard depth compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for a comparable time to this TV.

We compared this TV to all the other 67.1mm thick televisions and we think the UE48J5500, and the UE48J5502 both from Samsung or the Sharp LC-43CFE6131 which all of have better reviews are also worth considering.

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Other

Released Over a Year Ago

It was July 2015 when Sharp released the LC-40CFE5221.


Energy

Running Costs Are OK

The efficiency rating of this medium display diagonal TV is A+, and based on average energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the LC-40CFE5221 is £108, which is typical compared to the other 225 TVs of a similar type and age.


Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The LC-40CFE5221 does not support Wi-Fi. Most of the other televisions of this age and type do support Wi-Fi.

Alternative TVs which also support Wi-Fi that you might want to look at include the Haier LE50K5000, the Changhong LED49D1100, or the Telefunken TE49282B34C2H.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The Sharp LC-40CFE5221 has an ethernet port. Most of the other televisions that have been available for a comparable time to this TV also have an ethernet port.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The LC-40CFE5221 has a PC in (D-Sub) port, which is unusual. Most of the other televisions of this type and age do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The LC-40CFE5221 has a common interface (CI) slot, unlike most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a similar age to this TV which do not have a common interface (CI) slot.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers certified lc40cfe5221k, sharp lc40cff5221k, sharp 40cfe5221k
Barcodes 04974019853918

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