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Sharp LC-CT2 Series LCD TV (32", 37", 42")

alaTest has collected and analyzed 13 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the usability and tuner. The image quality and sound also get good comments. Some have doubts about the resolution.

value for money, sound, image quality, tuner, usability


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Sharp LC-CT2 Series LCD TV (32", 37", 42") is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 13 reviews)

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Sharp LC40CT2E


The in-built Freeview HD tuner will make sure you are prepared when Freeview HD rolls out across the country

Freeview HD tuner; Excellent contrast; Colour; The price

User interface; SD pictures; Audio

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Sharp Aquos LC-40CT2E


Sharp keeps mainstream with this well-priced, Freeview HD-ready, 40-inch LCD TV.

In other words, the TV is a 50Hz model, with seemingly no sophisticated image processing to speak of beyond the basics required to upscale standard definition to the screen’s Full HD resolution.

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Sharp Aquos LC40CT2E review


The Sharp LC40CT2E is incredibly cheap for a 40in LCD TV from a big brand, and it's a cheaper than a lot of 32in models. But as always, a low price doesn't necessarily mean good value. The LC40CT2E may be cheap, but its budget roots show through in its...

The Sharp LC40CT is very cheap, but the poor image quality means that it's not worth buying.


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Sharp Aquos CT2 (LC-40CT2E) review


The affordable Sharp Aquos LC-40CT2E has real appeal. Your standard-definition socks will not be blown off, but it's a good option for HD-only households on a budget

Very good HD pictures for a cheap TV ; Fairly priced ; Integrated Freeview HD tuner

Rough and ready standard-definition pictures ; Average audio ; Minor judder and resolution loss when displaying motion

Conclusion The Sharp Aquos LC-40CT2E's problems with standard-definition material let down what would otherwise have been a stellar entry-level TV. But, if your household is fast becoming HD-only, the LC-40CT2E has a great deal to offer, especially if...

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Amazon review summary for Sharp LC-CT2 Series LCD TV (32", 37", 42")


alaTest has collected and analysed 8 user reviews of Sharp LC-CT2 Series LCD TV (32", 37", 42") from The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs on

image quality, sound, tuner, value for money, connectivity

88% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sharp LC42CT2E 42-inch LCD TV with Built-in Freeview HDSharp LC42CT2E 42-inch LCD TV with Built-in Freeview HDSharp LC32CT2E 32 -inch LCD 1080 pixels 50 Hz TV

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Sharp LC40CT2E


Easy to setup and intuitive menu system. Good quality remote. I bought this based on the superior picture quality and reasonable sound quality. Sony Bravas eat my dust

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Product Specifications


2D to 3D Conversion: No
Application Store: No
Application Store (IPTV): No
Digital Audio Broadcast (DAB): No
DLNA certified: No
DVB-T2: No
DVD Player / Recorder: No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): Yes
HbbTV: No
Loudspeakers: Yes
Media Player: No
PC Streaming: No
Picture and Text (PAT): Yes
USB Recording: No
Web Browser: No
Web Content Access: No


DLNA certified: No
DVI Interface: No
Ethernet:No / Yes
Headphone Output: Yes
PC Streaming: No
S-Video: Yes
USB: Yes
VGA / D-Sub Interface: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No
YUV Interface: Yes

Dimensions / Weight

VESA Mount:Unknown / VESA 200 x 200


Frame Refresh Rate in Hz:50
Frequency:50 Hertz
Full HD: Yes
HD ready: Yes
LED Backlight: No

Energy Information

Energy Efficiency Class (EU):C
Energy Saving Trust Feature: No

General Features

3D: No
3D Ready: No
3D Technology:Not Applicable
Product Type:LCD
Screen Format:16:9
Type of Monitor:LCD