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Sharp Aquos LC-XL8 Series LCD TV (32", 37")

alaTest has collected and analyzed 27 reviews of Sharp Aquos LC-XL8 Series LCD TV (32", 37"). The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People are impressed by the usability and reliability. The design and price are also appreciated, but many are negative about the sound and remote control.

image quality, price, design, reliability, usability

durability, remote control, sound

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Sharp Aquos LC-XL8 Series LCD TV (32", 37") is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : John Archer (

Sharp Aquos LC-32XL8E 32in LCD TV


Sharp's LC-32XL8E may only measure 32 inches, but it has a Full HD resolution and 100Hz processing.

Other notable specs include a claimed contrast ratio of 10,000:1 achieved via a dynamic backlight system together with a native (i.e. no dynamic backlight) contrast of 2,000:1; a solid-looking 6ms response time; full 24p support; SRS TruSurround audio...

Nov, 2011

Expert review by : John Archer (

Sharp LC-37XL8E 37in LCD TV


Can Sharp's latest 37in LCD TV put the competition in the shade?

The 37LX8E also sports a dedicated PC port, plus there’s an RS-232 control port for system builders to use, while one other point of interest is an optical digital audio output for passing on multi-channel audio signals to external AV receivers.

Feb, 2011

Expert review by : Jamie Carter (

Sharp LC-37XL8E television


A huge brand in its native Japan, Sharp is striving to make inroads into the flatscreen market with a series of good value TVs – and this Full HD 37-incher is one of its best yet. It's certainly great value: a Full HD 1920 x 1080 pixel screen, 100Hz...

100Hz processing works well, colours, deep blacks, Freeview pictures

Lack of fine HD detail, build quality

In all other areas the LC-37XL8E does a good job. Black levels are deep and shadow detailing is impressive, helping to give images depth. The viewing angle is also reasonably good, though murky scenes can seem grey when viewed from anywhere but from...

Oct, 2008

Expert review by : Tech Staff (

Sharp LC-32XL8E review


A 32in LCD which puts in a vibrant performance

Impressively narrow bezel ; Good 100Hz engine

Not cheap ; A bit weak in the sound department

A solid and sometimes excellent performer, that lacks consistency and true star quality

Aug, 2008

Product Specifications


Audio system:NICAM/A2, SRS Tru-Surround XT
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes


Color of product:Black


Aspect Ratio:16:9
Comb Filter:3D
Contrast ratio (dynamic):20000:1
Display brightness:450
Display Diagonal:32 / 37
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
HD type:HD
Response Time:6
Viewing angle, horizontal:176
Viewing angle, vertical:176

Energy Management

Power consumption (standby):0.4 / 0.5
Power consumption (typical):140 / 171

Management Features

Electronic Program Guide (EPG):Y
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG): Yes

Other Features

Power Requirements:AC 220V-240V, 50Hz


Mean time between failures (MTBF):60000
Teletext function: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Composite video in:1
Digital audio optical out:1
HDMI ports quantity:3
PC in (D-Sub): Yes
RS-232 port:1
RS-232 ports:1
S-Video in:1
S-Video inputs quantity:1
SCART ports quantity:2


Power consumption (standby):0.4 / 0.5
Power consumption (typical):140 / 171

TV Tuner

Tuner Type:Digital

Weight & Dimensions

Depth (with stand):10.9
Height:20.4 / 22.9
Height (with stand):22.5 / 25.1
Weight:39.7 / 46.3
Width:30.6 / 35.4
Width (with stand):30.6 / 35.4