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Sharp LC 45GD5U

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 reviews of Sharp LC 45GD5U. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs for all reviews. People really like the design and sound. The color and size also get good views, but some have doubts about the tuner and remote control. The usability and price get mixed comments.

image quality, size, color, sound, design

remote control, tuner

On average, users rate this product 84/100.

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Sharp Aquos LC-45GD5U


I had purchased this as on open box at COmpusa for $2100 OTD, and enjoying it every minute.

Awesome pix! 1920-1080. I'm watching it with my LG HDMI upconvert DVD player and only getting 720P, and even at that resolution, the pix is so beautiful.


Sep, 2006

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Incredible TV


I bought it on line out of a New York internet site (US1Camera) at a very steep discount to retail.

Piano Black Color, picture quality, size (just right) weight (can be lifted by one big person), 1080P potential

Speakers, unlighted remote control, price

Mar, 2006

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TV Guide On Screen-Not


The picture and sound are great.

TV Guide On Screen and channel selection may not work.

Mar, 2006

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Sharp AQUOS LC-45GD5U 45" LCD TV


I needed a HDTV for my children to play their proudly newly aquired XBOX 360.

Excellent resolution. Good colour. Good screen size. Simple connection to the screen from the control box.

Need to have a high definition tuner as well as the control box that comes with the set. Only one HDTV input. So for more than one high res input may need a splitter.

Jan, 2006

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I love the sharp tv


I couldn't decide between the Sony Bravia 40" or this 45" inch Sharp so I bought them both.

great picture,great color, high resolution, screen size is ample, high quality audio, good hook ups. picture in picture, pc card slot & more

A little difficult to navigate. Have to switch between tuners to go into the digital and hd channels on the remote rather than one continuous cruise.

Nov, 2005

Product Specifications

Sharp's LC-45GD5U is a breathtaking 45" widescreen HDTV that can easily enhance the decor of any family room, living room or den. With a 16:9 aspect ration, unbeatable resolution of 1920 x 1080 and vivid color purity, it is next-generation to carry you into the high-definition future. The LC-45GD5U utilizes Sharp's proprietary Advanced Super View/Black TFT Panel, which provides high brightness, an 800:1 contrast ratio, and wide viewing angles (170

Audio System

Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Speakers Included:2 speakers

Dimensions & Weight



Product Line:Sharp LC



Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty


Diagonal Size:45in
Diagonal Size (cm):114cm
Digital Television Certification:HDTV
Display Format:1080p (FullHD)
HDMI Ports Qty:1
HDTV Ready: Yes
Image Aspect Ratio:16:9
Image Contrast Ratio:800:1
PC Interface:DVI
Progressive Scan:Progressive scanning (line doubling)
Resolution:1920 x 1080
Technology:TFT active matrix
Video Interface:Component / Composite / HDMI / S-Video
Viewing Angle:170 degrees

TV Tuner

Digital TV Tuner:8-VSB / ATSC / QAM
HDTV Tuner: Yes
Secondary Audio Program (SAP): Yes
TV Tuner Presence: Yes