Pros

  • Good documentation
  • Good documentation
  • Above-average audio
  • Above-average audio
  • Energy-efficient set
  • Energy-efficient set
  • Decent image quality
  • Decent image quality

Cons

  • Pricey for its screen size and feature set
  • Pricey for its screen size and feature set
  • Odd port placement
  • Odd port placement
  • User interface feels cluttered
  • User interface feels cluttered

At A Glance

The Sharp Aquos LC-52LE820UN offers good image quality, above-average audio, and energy efficiency, but its Internet and other features aren't the greatest, its design has serious shortcomings, and it is pricey for its screen-size class.

Manufacturer’s Description

The LC-52LE820UN combine Sharp's X-Gen LCD panel with an UltraBrilliant edge-lit LED backlight and feature QuadPixel Technology. Sharp's proprietary Fine Motion Advanced technology is included for 120Hz Frame Rate Conversion, as well as fast response time (4 ms). This TV also features the elegant and modern full-front panel glass design.

The Specs

Interfaces/Ports
USB Yes
HDMI Yes
VGA Yes
Number of HDMI Ports 4
Composite Video Yes
Component Video Yes
Digital Audio Output Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 52.00 "
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Backlight Technology Edge LED
Digital Tuner ATSC
General Information
Manufacturer Sharp Electronics
UPC Code 074000372559
Manufacturer Part Number LC-52LE820UN
Brand Name Sharp
Product Name AQUOS LC-52LE820UN 52" LED-LCD TV
Marketing Information

The LC-52LE820UN combine Sharp's X-Gen LCD panel with an UltraBrilliant edge-lit LED backlight and feature QuadPixel Technology. Sharp's proprietary Fine Motion Advanced technology is included for 120Hz Frame Rate Conversion, as well as fast response time (4 ms). This TV also features the elegant and modern full-front panel glass design.

Product Model LC-52LE820UN
Product Type LED-LCD TV
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.sharpusa.com
Product Line AQUOS
Product Series LE820
Network & Communication
Ethernet Technology Ethernet
Ethernet Yes
Physical Characteristics
Height 31.9"
Width 49.6"
Depth 1.6"
Weight (Approximate) 1057.6 oz
Height with Stand 33.89"
Width with Stand 49.60"
Depth with Stand 13.39"
Weight with Stand (Approximate) 70.40 lb
Video
Analog Tuner NTSC
Video Signal Standard HDTV 1080p
Standard Refresh Rate 60 Hz
Enhanced Refresh Rate 120 Hz
Maximum Resolution 1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio 5,000,000:1
Brightness 450 Nit
Scan Format 1080p
Power Description
Operating Power Consumption 170 W
Technical Information
Horizontal Viewing Angle 176°
Vertical Viewing Angle 176°
Response Time 4 ms
Internet Access Yes

Performance

Lab Tests 2D
Brightness and Contrast Rating Very Good
Brightness and Contrast Score 3.6
Color Quality Rating Good
Color Quality Score 3.3
Detail Rating Good
Detail Score 3.3
Motion Rating Very Good
Motion Score 3.6
Power Usage
Green Rating Very Good
Green score 93.0
Power off 0.0   watts
Power on 68.4   watts