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Sharp LC-42D65UT LCD HDTV Review

The Sharp LC-42D65UT is a somewhat expensive 42-inch 1080p HDTV. It also doesn’t have a lot to back up the price.

$999.00 MSRP 42 in.
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Introduction

The LC-42D65UT is a mid-range LCD HDTV. Its performance results were a mixed bag, with an average contrast ratio, good color performance, and issues with blur and artifacting. The TV also features a 120Hz mode, but we didn't think it made a difference. While the LC-42D65UT won't be for those looking for a perfect TV, its strengths might just play to your needs–providing you don't mind its purchase price. The LC-42D65UT has an MSRP of $1400.

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Sections

  1. Introduction
  2. Tour & Design
  3. Blacks & Whites
  4. Color Accuracy
  5. Motion
  6. Viewing Effects
  7. Calibration
  8. Remote Control
  9. Connectivity
  10. Audio & Menus
  11. Multimedia & Internet
  12. Power Consumption
  13. Samsung UN46B8500 Comparison
  14. LG 47LH90 Comparison
  15. Sony Bravia KDL-52XBR9 Comparison
  16. Conclusion
  17. Photo Gallery
  18. Ratings & Specs