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Sharp AQUOS LC-48LE551U

We have collected and analyzed 2 expert reviews and 89 user reviews from international sources. Experts rate this product 82/100 and users rate it 86/100. The average review date is Dec 23, 2014. We have compared these reviews to 1565794 reviews from other TVs. The alaScore™ for this product is 89/100 = Very good. Last update: Dec 13, 2018.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 89 user reviews of Sharp AQUOS LC-48LE551U from The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category on People really like the sound and design. The usability and price are also mentioned favorably.

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93% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sharp LC-48LE551U 48-inch Aquos HD 1080p 60Hz LED TVSharp LC-48LE551U 48-inch Aquos HD 1080p 60Hz LED TV

Dec, 2018

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Expert review by : Will Greenwald (

Sharp LC-48LE551U


The Sharp LE551U series of LED HDTVs offers a strong picture and a surprisingly friendly price tag for such a large panel.

Accurate colors. Solid shadow and highlight detail.

Colors run slightly cool and aren't particularly vivid out of the box. No online features.

Power and Conclusion For a 48-inch LED HDTV, the 48LE551U is a modest power consumer. Under normal viewing conditions, it uses 84 watts of power. With the Energy Star mode enabled, that number dips to 66 watts.

Apr, 2014

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Sharp LC-48LE551U Series


While the 48” Sharp model doesn’t offer built-in smart capabilities and apps, its affordable price tag and solid picture quality make it a great buy for someone looking for a 32” to 48” set. Consumer testers found the...

Product Specifications


Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Number of loudspeakers:2
Number of Speakers:2
RMS rated power:20


Energy Star certified: Yes


Color of product:Black
LED Indicators: Yes


Aspect Ratio:16:9
Contrast ratio (dynamic):4000000:1
Display Diagonal:48
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
HD type:Full HD
High frequency rate:60
LED backlighting type:Direct-LED
Supported video modes:1080p

Energy Management

AC input frequency:60
AC input voltage:120
Energy efficiency compliance:Unspecified


On/Off switch: Yes
VESA mounting:Y

Management Features

On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
Sleep Timer: Yes


Bluetooth: No
Ethernet LAN:N
Ethernet LAN connection: No
Wi-Fi: No

Packaging Content

Handheld remote control: Yes

Packaging Data

Package depth:5.59
Package height:29
Package weight:36.6
Package width:50.9


Child lock: Yes
Plug and Play: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) in:1
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Digital audio optical out:1
DVI port: No
HDMI ports quantity:3
PC in (D-Sub): No
RF ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


AC input frequency:60
AC input voltage:120
Energy efficiency class:Unspecified

Smart TV

Internet TV: No

TV Tuner

Analog signal format system:NTSC

Weight & Dimensions

Depth (with stand):11.5
Height (with stand):26.6
Package depth:5.59
Package height:29
Package weight:36.6
Package width:50.9
Weight with stand:28.7
Width (with stand):42.6