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Sharp 80" AQUOS Q+ Series Black THX LED 1080P 3D Smart HDTV - LC-80UQ17U

Abt Model: LC80UQ17U | UPC Code: 074000376465
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Ability To Play 4K (3840x2160) Content/ Full HD 1080p (1920x1080) Native Resolution/ 12,000,000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio/ 240Hz Refresh Rate/ AquoMotion 960/ Super Bright/ THX Certified/ Revelation Technology/ Quattron Technology/ Optical Picture Control (OPC)/ Dual-Core Processor/ Web Browser/ Split-Screen Web+TV/ Flash Enabled/ Built-In Wi-Fi/ MHL/ Automatic Software Updates/ AQUOS Advantage Live (AAL)/ Smart Apps/ DLNA/ Bluetooth/ 4K Upconverter/ 2D/3D Switch/ ARC (Audio Return Channel)/ 35W Audio With Subwoofer/ Includes 2 AN-3DG40 3D Glasses/ Black Finish
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Sharp 80" AQUOS Q+ Series Black THX LED 1080P 3D Smart HDTV - LC-80UQ17U

The LC-80UQ17U, part of the AQUOS Q+ series of televisions, offers the highest resolution on a Full HD TV. Q+ Technology delivers higher resolution with 10 million more subpixels than Full HD, to give you more detail, depth, and color. The LC-80UQ17U can even play 4K content via HDMI input. In fact, it is the only HDTV to accept a 4K signal -- and it will play back at near-4K resolution. (Effective resolution up to 3840x2160.) Q+ TVs feature Sharp’s Revelation™ Upscaler, which takes all of your HD content and optimizes it for the higher resolution screen, so that it’s sharper and more vivid. Since Q+ TVs are built using Quattron Technology, you can also experience the added benefit of a billion more shades of color. A 240Hz refresh rate and 12 million: 1 dynamic contrast ratio give you precision clarity during fast-motion scenes. The LC-80UQ17U is also THX certified, and includes Super Bright technology for brighter light colors and richer dark colors. This TV features the new SmartCentral 3.0 smart TV platform, which allows you to search less and discover more. A smart guide integrates cable, satellite and streaming channels -- no more switching TV inputs or apps to find the shows you want to watch. SmartCentral also gives you access to the best apps, from instant access to movies with Netflix® and Vudu®, to videos with YouTube®, music with Pandora® and Rhapsody®, social with Facebook®, and the best of gaming.2 Now, virtually everything you do on the TV can be done from your tablet or smartphone. The SmartCentral 3.0 mobile app lets you search and discover new content without interrupting what you’re watching, and launch it seamlessly.3 Change channels, volume, or inputs and adjust picture settings. Share videos, pictures and music. And with Miracast screen mirroring technology, anything on your smartphone, tablet or laptop can be viewed in glorious high definition TV without a wired connection.

Features:

Picture Quality

  • Q+ Technology
    Q+ technology divides each subpixel in two, resulting in 16 million subpixels on the TV – an astounding 10 million more than Full HD. More subpixels = more detail, and content is intelligently scaled to take advantage of this additional resolution. As a result, Q+ TVs are able to take a 1920x1080 resolution screen and make an effective resolution of up to 3840x2160.
  • Quattron™
    Exclusive Sharp Quattron technology provides a clearer, richer picture, and noticeably more detail, color and brightness by adding 2 million sub-pixels to the standard screen. Sharp’s proprietary Quattron technology incorporates a fourth yellow subpixel to the standard red, green and blue, giving AQUOS Quattron televisions 33% more subpixels than a standard HDTV, for a total of 8 million subpixels. The AQUOS Quattron panel is brighter by design and uses less power than a conventional 1080p
  • Revelation Upscaler
    The built-in Revelation Upscaler takes all of your HD content and optimizes it for the higher resolution screen, so that it’s sharper and more vivid.
  • 240Hz Refresh Rate
    See sharper, more electrifying action with the most advanced panel refresh rates available today. 240Hz technology delivers crystal clear images, even during fast-motion scenes
  • AquoMotion™ 960
    AquoMotion 960, Sharp’s backlight scanning technology, quadruples the effective refresh rate to hit you with all the power that fast-moving sports and movies can deliver
  • Super Bright™
    High-brightness panel combined with an intelligent contrast engine, constantly analyzes the signal and enhances the brightness of the bright objects on the screen while maintaining the black levels on the rest of the screen. The result is a more brilliant, more contrasted picture

Smart

  • SmartCentral™ 3.0
    This TV features the new SmartCentral 3.0 smart TV platform, which allows you to search less and discover more. A smart guide integrates cable, satellite and streaming channels -- no more switching TV inputs or apps to find the shows you want to watch. SmartCentral also gives you access to the best apps, from instant access to movies with Netflix® and Vudu®, to videos with YouTube®, music with Pandora® and Rhapsody®, social with Facebook®, and the best of gaming.2 Now, virtually everything you do on the TV can be done from your tablet or smartphone. The SmartCentral 3.0 mobile app lets you search and discover new content without interrupting what you’re watching, and launch it seamlessly.3 Change channels, volume, or inputs and adjust picture settings. Share videos, pictures and music. And with Miracast screen mirroring technology, anything on your smartphone, tablet or laptop can be viewed in glorious high definition TV without a wired connection
  • Web Browser
    Welcome to the world’s most incredible web browser: your Sharp television. Big, beautiful, super-fast, and built-in, you can now visit all your favorite sites in a window larger than life
  • Split-Screen Web + TV
    Sharp’s split-screen experience lets you surf the web while you watch TV, so you never have to choose between your favorite show and your favorite site. Technology that gives you the best of television and the best of the web – that’s truly the best experience
  • Flash-Enabled
    Not all browsers are created equal. Sharp lets you see stunning Flash-created animations live from your browser so that you can focus on the content, not the compatibility
  • Built-In Wi-Fi
    Every AQUOS Smart TV has built-in Wi-Fi technology* that allows you to connect without the hassle of finding a cable.
    *Additional fees and/or subscriptions may apply
  • HDMI®
    When it comes to HD connections for your gear, the more the better. HDMI® lets you connect sources like your Blu-ray Disc™ player, cable box, and game consoles with the most advanced digital connections available today
  • MHL®
    An MHL® connection turns a small-screen phone into a big-screen experience. MHL delivers HD uncompressed video with up to eight channels of digital audio. Since MHL also charges the mobile device, you can power up at the same time you’re connected. You can also control MHL-enabled mobile devices using your existing TV remotes to easily access and select content
  • Compatibility
    Sharp AQUOS LED large screens are smarter smart TVs. They work seamlessly with virtually all your gear, from Blu-ray™ to cable boxes
    to gaming consoles. And with 4 HDMI® inputs, you can keep your options open
  • Automatic Software Updates
    Television at its smartest: your AQUOS LED TV automatically updates its software as improvements and optimizations are developed
  • AQUOS Advantage Live (AAL)
    AQUOS Advantage Live is Sharp’s best-in-class customer support service, featuring real-time Remote Diagnostics Services. Through this service our expert team of advisors can personally assist in remotely adjusting your TV, optimizing settings, testing signals and checking connections to ensure the best viewing experience

Design

  • Premium Materials
    AQUOS TVs are designed with high-quality finishes on thin diamond-cut bezels, creating a modern look and feel. The TVs allow for multiple mounting possibilities, and are efficiently designed to squeeze all the beautiful picture quality you want into a slim profile
  • Wallpaper Mode
    This innovative feature turns a blank screen into a work of art. When the TV is turned off, Wallpaper Mode lets you display virtually any image you choose on the AQUOS LED screen at a reduced light level that mirrors museum conditions, so your screen blends beautifully into your room’s decor. All at extremely low power. You can even set on and off times.

Audio

  • 35W Audio With Subwoofer
    Your ears will love the big sound to complete your big screen experience. The powerful 35W audio features high fidelity with Clear Voice, with built in subwoofer, so all your scenes sound great

Connections

  • Connect All Your Favorite Gear
    Connect all your favorite gear—Blu-ray™ players, gaming consoles, streaming players, and more via four HDMI inputs that can even accept native 4K (3840 x 2160) signals. With all these connection options, your Q+ can expand along with tomorrow’s sources.

Specifications:

Panel

  • Q+ Technology: Yes
  • Quattron™ Technology: Yes
  • Revelation™ Technology: Yes
  • Display Panel Type: LCD
  • Backlight Type Source: LED-Edge Lit
  • Effective Resolution: Up to 3840 x 2160
  • Native Panel Resolution: 1920 x 1080, Full HD
  • Subpixels: 16 million
  • Aspect Ratio: 16x9
  • Dynamic Contrast Ratio: 12,000,000:1
  • Refresh Panel Rate: 240Hz
  • Refresh Scanning Rate: AquoMotion 960
  • Super Bright™: Yes

Broadcast System

  • Analog: NTSC
  • Digital: ATSC/QAM

Bezel & Table Stand

  • Narrow Bezel: Yes
  • Slim Profile: Yes
  • Bezel Material: Aluminum (Diamond Cut)
  • Bezel Color: Silver (Brushed)
  • Stand Color: Dark Silver (Matte)
  • Stand Shape: Branch

Special Features

  • Wallpaper Mode: Yes
  • THX® Certified: Yes
  • Gaming Mode: Yes
  • Vintage Movie mode: Yes
  • AQUOS AdvantageSM Live (Powered by Update Logic): Yes

Video

  • Optical Picture Control (OPC): Yes
  • Enhanced Noise Reduction: Yes

Audio

  • Speakers (channel): 2.1
  • Speaker Location: Bottom, Down Firing
  • Speaker Output Power: 10W +10W+ 15W (w/Subwoofer)
  • Auto Volume Control: Yes
  • Clear Voice: Yes
  • Simulated Surround: Yes
  • Wall Mount Setting: Yes

SmartCentral 3.0

  • Smart Apps: Yes
  • Dual Core Processor: Yes
  • Remote Control Apps (iOS/Android): Yes
  • Miracast: Yes
  • Web Browser: Yes
  • Split-Screen Web + TV: Yes
  • DLNA Certified®: Yes
  • MHL Compatible: Yes

AV Inputs / Outputs

  • RS-232C: 1
  • PC In (1-15 pin D-sub): 1
  • Total USB Input(s): 2
  • USB feature: Photo/Music/Video/Software Update
  • Total HDMI Input(s): 4
  • ARC (Audio Return Channel): Yes (HDMI 3)
  • 4K input: Yes (4k/30Hz)
  • HDCP 2.2: Yes
  • MHL: Yes (HDMI 4)
  • RF in (Antenna/Cable): 1
  • Component Video Input(s): 1
  • Composite Video Input(s): 2
  • Audio Input(s): 4
  • Audio Output(s): 1
  • Digital Audio Output: Optical

Connectivity

  • Ethernet: Yes
  • Built-in Wireless: Yes (801.11 a/b/g/n)
  • IP Control: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Audio, Wireless Keyboard + Mouse (Sold separately)

3D

  • Type: Active 3D
  • Bluetooth 3D Glasses: AN-3DG40 (2 included)

Convenience

  • Remote Type: Universal
  • Child Lock: Yes
  • Sleep Timer: Yes
  • Closed Caption: Yes
  • V-Chip: Yes
  • Language (English/French/Spanish): Yes

Power

  • Power Source (Voltage, Hz): AC 110 -240V, 60 Hz

Wall Mount

  • VESA Compliant: Yes (600mm x 400mm)

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Without Stand (WxHxD): 71-55/64” x 42-1/16” x 2-3/8”
  • With Stand (WxHxD): 71-55/64” x 44-7/64” x 18-3/64”

Approximate Weight:

  • Without Stand: 135.6 lbs
  • With Stand: 156.5 lbs
  • Shipping: 184 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): One Year Limited Warranty
  • Extended Service Warranty Available: Click the warranty tab above for details
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Television TypeLED
TypeLED
LED TechnologyYes
Screen Size80
Aspect Ratio16:09
Resolution4K
3DYes
Refresh Rate240Hz
Number of Speakers2
Speaker Power35 Watts
LEDYes
Built-In WiFiYes
Internet Movie StreamingYes
Number of HDMI Inputs4
USB PortYes
PC ConnectionYes
Built-in-TunerYes
Input ConnectorsHDMI, USB, Ethernet, Component, Composite, RF, RS232, MHL, Audio
Output ConnectorsAudio, Digital Audio
Wall-MountableYes
Width (inches)71.84
Height (inches)42.47
Panel Depth (inches)2.33
  

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Sharp 80" AQUOS Q+ Series Black THX LED 1080P 3D Smart HDTV
 
4.8

(based on 4 reviews)

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of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Great picture quality (4)
  • Easy to set up (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Home theater (4)
    • Home (3)
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    5.0

    So awesome, so big. Best TV for size!!

    By PhotoSquirrel

    from Houston, TX

    About Me Power User

    Pros

    • Easy To Set Up
    • Energy Efficient
    • Good Remote Control
    • Great Picture Quality
    • LED-backlit

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Attached to Computer
      • Home
      • Home Theater
      • Movies
      • Video Games
      • Wall Mounting

      Comments about Sharp 80" AQUOS Q+ Series Black THX LED 1080P 3D Smart HDTV:

      I was reading a LOT of amazing things about this TV. I had been considering buying one the last few months. I have two magazines here that rave about it (one more than the other, but both give it good scores), Poc Network gave it a 9/10 score recently (source: http://pocinc.net/blog/product-reviews/review-sharp-80-inch-aquos-q-series-1080p-240hz-3d-smart-tv-lc-80uq17u/ ) and there was one other site that raved as well (I have to find where it was). I went to the store to check it out and it looked nice nice nice. No it is not 4K, yes it is 2K and yes it does look like it, and yes it looks AMAZING on my wall now. You pay a bit extra for this one because it is HUGE, and also a 240hz refresh rate (and...2k). Makes my 60" screen in the other room look like a toy.

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      5.0

      Great tv

      By Mike

      from Houston, TX

      About Me Power User

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • All the connections options I could ever need
      • Best looking TV out there
      • Easy To Set Up
      • Great Picture Quality
      • LED-backlit

      Cons

      • None

      Best Uses

      • Home
      • Home Theater
      • Video Games
      • Wall Mounting

      Comments about Sharp 80" AQUOS Q+ Series Black THX LED 1080P 3D Smart HDTV:

      This tv worked great out of the box

      Service and delivery comments:

      TV was delivered as scheduled, white glove, box and tv were not damaged.
      Customer service was great, will defiantly use this store again

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      4.0

      No Regrets!

      By LBBL

      from IL

      About Me Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Set Up
      • Great Picture Quality
      • Reduced Glare

      Cons

      • Limited apps

      Best Uses

      • Home
      • Home Theater
      • Movies

      Comments about Sharp 80" AQUOS Q+ Series Black THX LED 1080P 3D Smart HDTV:

      We've had the TV for two months and enjoyed watching the NHL and NBA playoffs on it. The screen color and clarity is great. It has adaptive brightness based on the room's light level which helps reduce screen glare. Although, the TV sound is decent,we did connect to a Yamaha sound bar/woofer and the sound is wonderful.

      The picture clarity is great, not phenomenal like our 4k tv, but great. We have not experienced issues with pixels or white light seeping around the edges that we read were problems on some earlier models. We've watched sports, movies and blu rays on it. It has been a pleasure.

      Delivery was smooth, as was the initial on-screen set-up process for the TV.

      Cons:
      The remote layout is awkward/large. Maybe as we become more familiar with the layout, we'll feel differently.

      The Wi-Fi strength is not as strong as that of the blu ray connected to it. The blu ray player connects to our wi-fi and streams with no problem. The connection on the TV would frequently cut out, if/when it would connect at all, so we installed a wi-fi repeater; problem solved.

      Also, there are limited Apps available to download. Hopefully, a future update will be make more apps available.

      All-in-all with two months of ownership, we would buy it again--no regrets.

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      5.0

      Great experience

      By Paulo

      from Atlanta, GA

      About Me Enthusiast

      Pros

      • Great Picture Quality

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Home Theater

        Comments about Sharp 80" AQUOS Q+ Series Black THX LED 1080P 3D Smart HDTV:

        I waited about 2 months for this TV to be available in stores. I said to myself I would not buy this TV without seeing the picture quality. I had never own a Sharp TV before. So, I did not know what to expect.
        After reading "all specialist reviews" and visit many stores to see a 70" Sharp TV which is not the same model of this new TV I was convinced I should give Sharp a try.
        Then I started looking everywhere for the best price. And the price that George at ABT gave me was unbeatable. I ordered this TV on 3/30. And one week later it was shipped to my house. I had this TV seating on my living room before any "big store" had available on their website. Amazing. Not sure how ABT did that, but I am extremely happy with this purchase.
        The TV is a giant. I still did not hook it up since I am still building my home theater. As soon as I finish I can update this review. But now that I've seen this TV in some stores, I know I had a great deal. Sound is not a problem for me since I will have the home theater speakers installed. If you are looking for a big screen TV and a great price, ABT is the place and this Sharp UQ17U 80" is the TV that you want.

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