Pros

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

Cons

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

At A Glance

The Sharp Aquos 820UN Series 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-40LE820UN LCD TV has 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). The LC-40LE820UN also features the elegant and modern full-front panel glass design.

The Specs

Interfaces/Ports
USB Yes
HDMI Yes
S-Video Yes
VGA Yes
Number of HDMI Ports 4
Composite Video Yes
Component Video Yes
Digital Audio Output Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 40.00 "
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Backlight Technology Edge LED
Digital Tuner ATSC
General Information
Manufacturer Sharp Electronics
Manufacturer Part Number LC-40LE820UN
UPC Code 074000372573
Brand Name Sharp
Product Name AQUOS LC-40LE820UN 40" LED-LCD TV
Marketing Information

The LC-40LE820UN LCD TV has 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). The LC-40LE820UN also features the elegant and modern full-front panel glass design.

Product Model LC-40LE820UN
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 25.9"
Width 39.1"
Depth 1.6"
Weight (Approximate) 635.2 oz
Height with Stand 27.82"
Width with Stand 39.09"
Depth with Stand 10.82"
Weight with Stand (Approximate) 50.70 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 140 W
Technical Information
Horizontal Viewing Angle 176°
Vertical Viewing Angle 176°
Response Time 4 ms
Internet Access Yes

Performance

Power Usage
Power off 0.0   watts
Power on 68.4   watts