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  • Screen Size 107 cm (42")
  • HD Ready 1080p
  • Freeview built-in
  • Slim LCD TV with edge LED backlight
  • Media player for video, music and pictures via USB
  • DivX+ HD


The AQUOS LE40 is based on Sharp’s leading LED LCD technology and has been designed to match your home, holiday cottage or office. Built-in USB Media Player – connect a USB flash memory or hard disk for video, music and photo playback. This is a TV with plenty of features at an attractive price, but without compromising on sound and picture quality.


Visible diagonal screen size cm / inch107 / 42
Panel resolution1920 x 1080
Panel technology RGBY / RGBno/yes
Panel sub pixels 8 Mega / 6 Megano/yes
Panel technology 3D / UV²Ano/no
Panel colour processing -
HD ready 1080p / HD TV 1080pno/yes
HD ready / HD TVno/no
Backlight system LED / CCFLyes/no
Backlight type full / edgeno/yes
Active Motion 800 / 400no/no
Active Motion 200 / 100no/no
Native Panel 200Hz / 100Hzno/no
Scanning backlight / local dimming / film dejudderno/no/no
Smart AV Mode II / Mode Ino/no
Brightness (cd/m²) / contrast ratio350 / -
Life time (h) / Reaction time (ms)30.000 / 6.5
Viewing angle horizontal / vertical178 / 178

Reception system

SDTV / HDTV (MPEG4, H.264)yes/yes
DVB-S / DVB-S2no/no
DVB-T / DVB-T2yes/no
Colour system NTSC (AV In) / PAL / SECAMyes/yes/yes

Audio system

Amplifier digital / 1 bityes/no
Automatic Volume Control AVCyes
Virtual / Dolby Surroundyes/yes
Dolby Digital Plus / TrueHD (optical drive)no/no
DTS HD / High Resolution Audio (optical drive)no/no
Number of Speakers (without Subwoofer)2
Speakers: output power (W)10 + 10
Number of Subwoofers -
Subwoofers: output power (W) -
Soundsystem B/G, D/K, I, L/L', Mno
Soundsystem B/G, D/K, I, L/L'yes
HD Soundsystem compatibility MPEG4 AVC / MPEG4 AACyes/yes


HbbTV -
Teletext (pages)1000
Electronic program guide (EPG)7 days
Capacity of internal HD drive / internal memory (GB) -
PVR on internal memory / USB connected device - / -
Timeshift on internal memory / USB connected deviceno/no
Timeshift internal approx. duration (h) HD / SD -
DLNA media player for Video / Photo / Musicno/no/no
USB media player for Video / Photo / Music:yes/yes/yes
Player for Divx HD / DivXyes/yes
Skype / Skype ready - / -


HDMI V1.4 / HDMI V1.3 1 / 1
HDMI Features : Ethernet Channel / Audio Return Channelno/yes
HDMI Features : 3D / 4Kno/no
HDMI Features : Deep Color / x.v.Colorno/no
HDMI Audio Formats : SA-CD / DVD-Audiono/no
HDMI Audio Formats : DTS-HD Master Audio™ / Dolby TrueHDno/no
AQUOS Link / standard CECno/no
AV in / S-Video in / Component inyes/no/yes
Headphone / analogue audioyes/yes
Digital audio electrical (coax) / opticalyes/no
Common interface CI+ / CIyes/no
VGA / DVI / RS-232Cyes/no/yes
WLAN / LAN / USBno/no/yes
SD card slot (video store only) -
Dock made for ipod / works with iphoneno/no


4 Primary Colour Technologyno
No signal off, no operation offno
Main power switchno
Optical picture control (OPC)no
ECO button on remote, energy save mode in menuyes
ECO picture control (EPC)no
LED backlightyes
X-GEN panelno
EU Ecolabelno
EU Energy Efficiency ClassificationA
Energy consumption per year (kWh)92
Power consumption on-mode (W), IEC 62087 Ed. 2.063
Power consumption on-mode (W), IEC 62087 -
Power consumption standby (W), IEC 62301 Ed. 1.0<0.50
Power consumption off mode (W), IEC 62301 Ed. 1.00.28
Peak luminance ratio, forced menu (%)67.09
Peak luminance ratio, without forced menu (%) -
Mercury content (mg)0.0
Presence of lead yes
Reference period2010/1062 - 2011


Other Features -
Cabinet colourblack
Appearance -
Standard / touch buttonsyes/no
Swivel standno
Remote control typeGJ220
Size with stand (W x H x D in mm)993.1 x 653.5 x 295.1
Size without stand (W x H x D in mm)993.1 x 613.5 x 37.7
Weight with stand (kg)15.72
VESA wall mount (mm)400 x 400
EAN number4974019736099