There are limited picture settings and they vary depending on whether watching streaming, broadcast/cable, or player based content.
A TV Brightness setting allows for quick changes in the backlight to accommodate various room light conditions. In very dark scenes from Noah, I could not get enough brightness to see the picture or shadow detail well.
The LED backlighting in this little Sharp TV are impressive and black levels are well saturated. Once calibrated, color rendition was good though not of the best caliber when we tested with our standard Fifth Element BluRay disk. For a TV in this price, I was very pleased with contrast. Dark shadow detail during Noah needed some work during several very dark scenes. There was some false countouring noted during Fifth Element when some dark areas looked splotchy.
Drawbacks are typical Sharp LED TV negatives, starting with a flattish picture with little depth, side angle viewing contrast reduction noticeably starting at around 20 degree off center, and some backlight uniformity issues.The picture is better than almost anything in its price range though with competition only from Vizio as a reliable alternative.
The N300U is acceptably decent looking with a ¼ inch black gloss plastic frame. The stand design is a bit awkward, but works well.
There is plenty of volume, a positive. A setting of 19 out of 100 is all we needed to fill a large room. The quality is somewhat hollow and definitely not robust and full from the two 10 watt speakers. Voice definition isn’t bad.
Price and value are what the N3000U model is about. The 32N3000U sells for a paltry $189. The 40N3000U for $289, and the 50N3100U for $399. This is a great TV for that extra bedroom or kids room.