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Sharp LC-20S4US

alaTest has collected and analyzed 44 reviews of Sharp LC-20S4US. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs for all reviews. Opinions about the design and sound are on the whole positive. The usability and price are also appreciated, but there are some critical reviews about the black level.

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black level

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Sharp LC-20S4US is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 39 user reviews of Sharp LC-20S4US from The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other TVs on People really like the usability and design. The sound and price are also mentioned favorably.

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95% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Sharp LC-20S4US 20-Inch LCD TV

Nov, 2015

Consumer review by: speakergeek (

Great first LCD



black level

Sep, 2006

Consumer review by: (

Sharp Aquos LC-20S4U 20 in Flat Panel LCD TV


Consumer review by: RobtTheRed (

Sharp LCD TV


Purchased unit for use in our RV.

Black TFT low reflection screen, wide viewing angle.

Top mounted controls

Feb, 2006

Consumer review by: (

great extra tv


great picture, very easy setup, very light weight easy to carry room to room. going to take it to college with me because it's so easy to handle

Jan, 2006

Consumer review by: GR (

Great LCD


Very easy setup, brilliant color when running off regular cable. Perfect in den as a secondary TV. No PC input.

Sep, 2005

Product Specifications

Thanks to Sharp's proprietary Advanced Super View/Black TFT LCD panel, the 20-inch LC-20S4U features high brightness levels of 430 cd/m2 and low glare reflection. When combined with the Optical Picture Control that automatically adjusts the sets' brightness level based on the room's ambient light, consumers experience superb video in a wide variety of conditions - even if the television is placed near a window, lamp or other strong light source. Since it it EDTV Monitor, this set is compatible with progressive-scan (480p) DVD videos. Along with superior brightness levels, the S4U sets have 500:1 contrast ratios and 170-degree viewing angles. In addition to Sharp's Emmy Award-winning LCD technology, AQUOS LC-TVs are well known for their distinctive, modern design and styling. Continuing in that tradition, the new S4U series has a contemporary black finish along the cabinet sides, silver trim at the top and bottom, and bottom-mounted speakers that deliver life-like sound for experiencing prime-time shows and Hollywood blockbusters.

Audio System

Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Speakers Included:2 speakers

Dimensions & Weight


Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes


Product Line:Sharp/Sharp LC



Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty


Diagonal Size:20in
Diagonal Size (cm):51cm
Digital Television Certification:EDTV monitor
Image Aspect Ratio:4:3
Image Contrast Ratio:500:1
Parental Channel Lock: Yes
Resolution:640 x 480
Technology:TFT active matrix
Video Interface:Component / Composite / S-Video
Viewing Angle:170 degrees

TV Tuner

Secondary Audio Program (SAP): Yes
TV Tuner Presence: Yes