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Sharp LC-40LE361

40" Full HD 300Hz Edge-LED Oct 2014
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate LED Backlighting Type Release Date £79.95 Electricity cost over 5 years
Full HD
Good brand
Supports Wi-Fi

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Energy

Running Costs Are OK

This television is rated A+ for energy efficiency, and the LC-40LE361 is typical compared to the other 661 TVs of this spec and age that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the LC-40LE361 is £80.


Reviews

Good Brand

Based on 292 user and expert reviews (including 23 verified purchases), Sharp has good ratings for its TVs. Sharp also has good ratings specifically for its medium display diagonal TVs compared to other manufacturers. 100% of those that bought a Sharp television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Sharp TV was released in October 2014.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on medium display diagonal TVs that came out more than two years ago. 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 LC-40LE361 is not 3D. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to this TV are also not 3D.

If you would prefer a TV that is 3D then you might want to look at the LG 42LW579, or the Samsung UE48H6700.

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Quite Fast High Frequency Rate

The high frequency rates of televisions of a similar age and spec to this TV range from 50Hz to 1,600Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 220Hz. With a high frequency rate of 300 hertz, the LC-40LE361 has one of the faster high frequency rates amongst medium display diagonal TVs of this age.

If you would prefer a faster high frequency rate then you might want to consider the Panasonic TX-40CS630 (400Hz and higher rated), or the Samsung UE40H6400 (£249.99) (400Hz and higher rated).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly supported display resolution on TVs that are a similar age to it.

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40 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 40 inch TV.

If this television display diagonal is too small for you then you might want to look at the 42LF561 (42" and higher rated), or the 42LF652 (£398.99) (42" and higher rated) both from LG.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The LC-40LE361 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other televisions that have been on the market for a comparable time to this television also support Wi-Fi.

There are a number of alternative televisions which support Wi-Fi currently available which you might want to consider including the LG 42LW579, the Samsung UE40H6470, or the Panasonic TX-40CSW524 which all of have better reviews.

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Supports Miracast

The LC-40LE361 supports Miracast. Most of the other televisions of a similar type and age to this TV also support Miracast.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The LC-40LE361 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other televisions of this age and type.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The Sharp LC-40LE361 has a common interface (CI) slot. Most of the other TVs that were launched more than two years ago also have a common interface (CI) slot.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The LC-40LE361 has a PC in (D-Sub) port. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Smart TV

Supports Timeshift

The LC-40LE361 supports timeshift. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to this television also support timeshift.

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Supports Internet TV

The LC-40LE361 supports internet TV, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to this TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The LC-40LE361 supports Smart TV. Most of the other TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV also support Smart TV.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The LC-40LE361 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV also have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The LC-40LE361 has a desktop stand included. Most of the other televisions that are a similar age to this TV also have a desktop stand included.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The Sharp LC-40LE361 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this TV also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Audio

Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The LC-40LE361 has an auto volume leveler. Most of the other televisions of a similar type and age to this TV also have an auto volume leveler.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of only 16 Watts, the LC-40LE361 has a fairly low RMS rated power compared to most of the other TVs of this age and spec. Medium display diagonal TVs that were released more than two years ago have RMS rated powers of between 4W and 1,000W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Depth

With a depth of 68 millimeters, the LC-40LE361 has a fairly standard depth compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as this television.

If you would consider a TV with a thicker depth then you might want to look at the Samsung UE40H6410 (£379) (68.3mm).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sharp lc40le361kbk, lc40le361enbk
Barcodes 00013088373737, 04974019831640, 04974019831657

Sharp LC-40LE361 Review Sources

To prepare this Sharp LC-40LE361 review we compared this TV to 4,717 other models. For each TV that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 1,043,377 product attributes, 88,300 TV reviews and 3,666,500 historical TV prices from 204 TV retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this TV compared to the other models as well as any areas where this TV is lacking.

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