Sharp LC-42SB48UT LCD HDTV Review

At this price, we expect more than a 42-inch screen, decent performance, and some local media playback.

$899.00 MSRP
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42 in.


The Sharp LC-42SB48UT ($899.99 MSRP) is a 42-inch LCD at an average price designed to suit average needs. It would be suited to this role, too, if it weren't for a few very quirky aspects that make it stick out like a sore thumb.

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  1. Introduction
  2. Tour & Design
  3. Blacks & Whites
  4. Color Accuracy
  5. Motion
  6. Viewing Effects
  7. Calibration
  8. Connectivity
  9. Audio & Menus
  10. Multimedia & Internet
  11. Power Consumption
  12. Vs Samsung LN40C630
  13. Vs Panasonic TC-P42S2
  14. Vs Sony KDL-40EX400
  15. Conclusion
  16. Series Comparison