Sharp LC-40FI5342KF : What is it worth?

Sharp LC-40FI5342KF : A Full HD that makes the difference ?

Sharp ranks among the important actors on the television market, and proposes with this LC-40FI5342KF, an interesting screen tested by our Laboratory.
A quick glimpse at the specification sheet : 40 inches.
It is a small model. It will be more complicated for you to watch films or matches with all tour friends around.
Beside, this television is equipped with a Full HD resolution.  Even if it is in a mid-range position, it offers interesting specifications, partly justifying its price.
Has the Sharp succeeded in the challenge of an efficient television set. This is what we are going to see just after .

TV design presentation Sharp LC-40FI5342KF

The Sharp LC-40FI5342KF with its simple design is an interesting alternative for anyone who wants an elegant television set in the mid-range segment.
A good overall score for this TV; it corresponds to design in the spirit of the times. A quality of materials and a visual aspect that does not make you insensitive.
In conclusion, Sharp has worked seriously on the design of this TV set. It’s efficient and it will allow you with this LC-40FI5342KF to have a beautiful object in your living room.

The screen of the Sharp LC-40FI5342KF

The Sharp could hardly do better than this LC-40FI5342KF with a Direct LED screen.
Sharp remains anchored in its technological choices and decides to equip its new television set with it. It’s LED and that’s good because the image result is excellent. 
This model has a Full HD display. In addition, with a screen of 40 inches, the LC-40FI5342KF belongs to the series of small models in its range.Beyond its size, we are still in front of a beautiful quality screen.
With a frequency of 60 Hz, this TV has a better rendering compared to its competitors, in the same category.
Finally, Sharp has chosen to put advanced technology on this TV, which makes it possible to have an Full HD image quality .
Thus, the Sharp LC-40FI5342KF allows you to watch everyday movies and videos without necessarily wanting it to be a home theater level. It’s a decent mid-range.

LC-40FI5342KF from Sharp – The sound

The sound quality is correct but nothing more. The typical low-medium and mid-range sounds are far from what the competition offers. The sound of the LC-40FI5342KF still has the advantage of not being saturated. In any case, the installation as presented ex-factory is just sufficient for this television set
The equipment consists of  two loudspeakers for a sound power of 10 W.

In short, the sound is enough to cover your everyday needs. The LC-40FI5342KF Sharp is not designed for home cinema. That’s not what we are expecting.

The Intelligent aspect of the Sharp LC-40FI5342KF

Unfortunately on this model there is no smart TV. However, it can be considered as good news; indeed, you should have paid more for this TV set for a use that some of you would not have had. For the others, all you have to do is buy a TV-Box.With its Wifi or network connection (local LAN), this TV gives you the possibility to download apps or movies directly. An interesting option in the age of the cloud and online games.

LC-40FI5342KF from Sharp – Its connectivity

This television Sharp LC-40FI5342KF offers a rather classical connectivity : mixed inputs HDMI, the ports as well as the audio are available on this model.
Whether it’s your external hard drive, NAS or game console, all these elements can be connected to this TV.

This model has a total of 11 connections, not too bad. Almost all the devices in your home can be connected: the box, the game console, a multimedia server, and many other devices, in addition to your DVD or Blu-ray player.

In clear, the connections available on this model are:
2 USB ports, 3 HDMI ports, 2 audio outputs, 1 audio input, 1 antenna input, 1 component plug (Video), 1 composite plug (Y/Pb/Pr)

LC-40FI5342KF from Sharp – Technical characteristics

Here is a summary of the technical characteristics of the television set:

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 92.07 cm x 54.25 cm x 8.35 cm
Screen size in inches 40
Screen resolution Full HD
Display system Direct LED
Display frequency 60
Sound power 10
Wifi Yes
Tuners available DVB-T DVB-T2 DVB-S DVB-S2 DVB-C 
Number of tuners 6
Number of USB ports 2
Number of HDMI ports 3
Number of audio outputs 2
Number of audio inputs 1
Component Input (YpbPr) Yes
Composite Input (Video) Yes
VESA compatibility Yes
PVR Available Yes
Ethernet Yes
Power consumption 80 W

LC-40FI5342KF from Sharp – The conclusion

In conclusion, the Sharp LC-40FI5342KF is a mid-range television set of good quality. Average in most areas, it is nevertheless a wise choice for consumers who want to have a well-made product.
To say the least, it’s complicated for a manufacturer to offer a model without smartTV. There are some among the competition, and at the same price. By choosing this LC-40FI5342KF you know where you stand.
A Direct LED panel animates this television. The rendering is good, even very good.
Besides that, you have a TV set whose big advantage is its very competitive price. At this level, you have a TV that displays all your video sources correctly and allows you to have a very well defined picture in all circumstances.

Finally, we will note all the positive points that are to be added to the credit of this television set. Here are 3 that I find interesting:
the display frequency, the screen size, the depth of the colours.