LC-40FI5342KF : the television Direct LED from Sharp

What is the new Sharp LC-40FI5342KF worth ?

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.
Regarding technology, we are facing a model 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.
Has the Sharp succeeded in the challenge of an efficient television set. This is what we are going to see just after .

The design of the Sharp LC-40FI5342KF

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.
This TV could simply be one of the best in terms of design for mid-range. It has nothing to envy from its competitors. Even when it’s off, you won’t get tired of looking at it; only happiness!

The screen of the Sharp LC-40FI5342KF

The Sharp has a correct and well-calibrated image quality, but you have to do with a limited native contrast that is suitable for daytime viewing; forget about home theater programs in the dark.
Sharp remains anchored in its technological choices and decides to equip its new television set with it. The quality of the LED gives an excellent rendering. A sum of characteristics that places it among the best in its range.

This model has a Full HD display. Sharp presents this LC-40FI5342KF with a screen of 40 inches; this television is among the most models in its category.In the end, it is interesting to note that beyond the size, the screen is well made. A point to add when choosing between this model and other competitors.
By providing it with a frequency of 60 Hz, you can forget about using this TV in game or home theater mode. image shifts can be important and the accuracy (compared to the original source) is very average.
In addition, Sharp has decided to use its mastery of advanced technology on this device, which allows it to benefit from a high quality Full HD image resolution.
To conclude the display part, we could say that it is interesting and effective; it is a mid-range TV that is worth the detour.

The sound of the 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.
For the sound part, the television set is equipped with two loudspeakers with 10 W at output.
In any case, you get an average rendering.
Maybe if you want to or if you are a perfectionist, you can connect two other speakers with a bass boost to amplify the result.

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

Despite the absence of a smart TV, which would have increased the price of the TV set, you still have the possibility to buy a TV-Box that will extend the functionality of your TV set for a reasonable price.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.

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 TV range, the LC-40FI5342KF’s offers are among the widest choice of connectors. This TV has more than most of its competitors.

It is with 11 possible connections that this LC-40FI5342KF is presented. The Sharp LC-40FI5342KF is thus at the very top of its range. The choices offered by its connections are simply enormous.

In the end, this TV provides you with the following features:
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)

Technical characteristics of the Sharp LC-40FI5342KF

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
Color depth 24
VESA compatibility Yes
PVR Available Yes
Ethernet Yes
Power consumption 80 W

To conclude on the Sharp LC-40FI5342KF

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.
The choice of Sharp not to include a smart TV system in this LC-40FI5342KF seems a shame to us. In our opinion, many will choose another model among the competitors in this range, that will have an operating system.
A Direct LED panel animates this television. The rendering is good, even very good.
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.

In short, many positive points that make this TV a very good product. The following 3 points should be remembered:
the sound power, the screen size, the display frequency.

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