Sharp LE705
Sharp’s new LE705 LED-TV series

26 Nov 2009 | Rasmus Larsen |

Sharp recently announced their LE600 and LE700 series. Our Danish colleagues at www.flatpanels.dk has already reviewed LE700 but this model is now been replaced with a new and updated LE705 series. The LE705 has a new design plus more.
FlatpanelsHD has also received the 40LE705 for a review. Subscribe to our Newsletter here to receive an e-mail when new reviews are online

LE705 design

With the new LE705 series Sharp also presents a new design. The predecessor LE700 had a black finish with a fading blue shade at the bottom. The new LE705 features a design that is more similar to the LE600 series but with an exclusive aluminum bottom that creates a streamlined and minimalistic design.

Sharp LE705
Sharp LE705


Sharp LE705 has an updated CI+ (Common Interface) as well. LE700 featured and CI port.

LED-TV

Sharp LE705 Sharps first-generation LED-TV with backlit LED instead of Edge LED like on the Samsung LED-TVs and LG SL9000.

The backlit LED ensures perfect light homogeneity and therefore no clouding. Sharp has not incorporated local dimming on LE705 but according to our sources a new LED series will be revealed Q1 2010 from Sharp.

The LED backlight on LE705 reduces power consumption drastically as well and compared to similar LCD-TVs without LED, Sharp LE705 has far lower power consumption and was recently awarded the new EU Ecolabel as one of the first TVs in the industry.

X-Gen panel and optical sheet

The combination of LED and the next generation Sharp LCD panel called X-Gen creates new improved picture quality on LE705 with deeper blacks at a low power consumption.

Sharp has also incorporated a so-called Optical Sheet in LE705 (an update from the LE700) that is able to provide a better light output and improve viewing angels.

The LE705 also features a 100 Hz system and Full HD panels with 10-bit internal colour management.

- "The LCD TV market continues to experience positive growth. We expect global sales of 127 million LCD TVs by the end of 2009, corresponding to a growth of 22 per cent year-onyear”, says Hiroshi Sasaoka, CEO Sharp Electronics Europe.
“LCD TVs with LED backlight technology already account for a considerable percentage of the 3.67 million televisions sold. The advantages of the new technology speak for themselves and the significantly improved picture quality and increased energy efficiency lead Sharp to say that it is the future of LCD TVs and that there is big potential for it on the European market" he continues.

See the first look at Sharp LE705 below:

Sharp LE705 hands-on
Sharp LE705 hands-on


32, 40, 46 and 52 inches

Sharp Aquos LE705 will be available in 32, 40, 46 and 52 inches with model names 32LE705, 40LE705, 46LE705 and 52LE705.

We do not yet know prices on the new sets but have already received a sample of the 40LE705 for a review. Make sure to subscribe to our Newsletter here to receive an e-mail when new reviews are online. You can also use our RSS feeds.



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