Our view about LC-40FI5342KF from Sharp : A TV Full HD

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

The firm Sharp is deciding today to launch a new mid-range model with its LC-40FI5342KF.
In its 40 inches model , this television offers a definition dedicated to the pictures treatment.
It is a small model. It will be more complicated for you to watch films or matches with all tour friends around.
Concerning technology, it is worth noting that this model is delivered with a Full HD resolution.  It could be said that this model gathers all the expected characteristics. Whether we consider its aesthetics or its size, the engineers of Sharp have developed a television admittedly a middle-range one, but a quality one anyway.
Why can we consider this LC-40FI5342KF as convincing in spite of its mid-range position ? This is what we are going to discover in this article.

LC-40FI5342KF from Sharp – Design

The Sharp LC-40FI5342KF appears as a real masterstroke of the brand regarding both its interior and exterior design.
The shapes are balanced and the overall rendering is beautiful to look at. A successful mid-range model.
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.

LC-40FI5342KF from Sharp – The screen

The Sharp could hardly do better than this LC-40FI5342KF with a Direct LED screen.
With this new model, Sharp confirms one of its technological choices. The quality of the LED gives an excellent rendering. 
The Sharp LC-40FI5342KF is available in the Full HD resolution. In addition, with a screen of 40 inches, the LC-40FI5342KF is positioned in the range of small models.At the same time, we are dealing with a nice display on the screen.
By providing it 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 .
In conclusion on the display, with the LC-40FI5342KF Sharp makes the choice of the mid-range. No more.

TV sound presentation Sharp LC-40FI5342KF

The Sharp LC-40FI5342KF is not satisfied with displaying stunning image quality. Indeed, it also pleasantly surprised us with its well-made audio performance.
The equipment consists of  two loudspeakers and provides a sound power of 10 W.

In conclusion, the sound of this TV will give you the majority of the sound spectrum. It’s average, but not of poor quality.

Presentation of the Smart TV part of the TV set Sharp LC-40FI5342KF

A detail is to be taken into account in the decision to purchase this LC-40FI5342KF Sharp: there is no smart TV. Good or bad news, I can’t say. Anyway, for those who would like this TV and this feature, you know what to do: buy a TV-Box in addition.This TV offers you the choice of connectivity: Whether through its Wifi function, or through the local network with other devices or computer devices (fixed or mobile computers, NAS synology for example), your TV LC-40FI5342KF is communicating.

Presentation of the connection technology of Sharp LC-40FI5342KF

As for the connectivity aspect on Sharp LC-40FI5342KF, it provides you with sufficient elements.
In this price range, this TV offers a higher number of connections than most of its competitors.

It is with 11 possible connections that this LC-40FI5342KF is presented. 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 detail here are the available connections:
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 chart of the technical features of the TV:

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

Finally, this new Sharp LC-40FI5342KF is a television set that can go anywhere; it can meet the majority of needs.
Back to the future! As in the film, you are propelled into the past. In other words, it feels like it’s the 2000s. No smart tv? you read it right. It is possible, and it is the choice that Sharp makes on this LC-40FI5342KF.
With its Direct LED panel, this TV is doing better than average. The lighting is uniform.
However, it is not the resolution that we expect from this television set. Indeed, the big advantage will be found in a very competitive price. Here, you will have a TV that displays all your video sources correctly and allows you to enjoy a very well defined picture in all circumstances.

If there are any positive points to remember, here are 3 interesting ones:
the display frequency, the screen size, the depth of the colours.