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Sceptre X408BVFHD

80

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Sceptre X408BVFHD

$299.99
$239.99 $60 cheaper than yesterday
Sceptre X408BV
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A bargain price and fully featured 40" Full HD TV, with low running costs
40" Full HD No No Jan 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology 3D Release Date
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Sceptre X408BV Review

Representing excellent value for money and with features, we have ranked the Sceptre X408BV number 363 across all TVs.
83
Value for Money
Very Good
83
Features
Fully-Featured
79
Running Costs
$96 Over 5 Years
80
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 80?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest TVs 2018.
This TV has running costs of $96 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 4,388 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
It has some great features:
Supports swivelling
Supports parental controls
Has an auto volume leveler
Energy Star certified

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from $299.99 to $239.99 in the last 24 hours. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
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Sceptre X408BV In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Alright Value for Money

The product has mediocre features but at $239.99 it is cheaper than 78% of TVs.

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Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The X408BV is typical compared to the other 4,388 televisions that we have analysed for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the X408BV will cost $96 over 5 years to run.

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Features

Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

Televisions have display diagonals of between 13" and 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The display diagonal of the Sceptre X408BV of only 40" is in the smallest 28% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Only Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many televisions. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The Sceptre X408BV does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

Like most other televisions, the Sceptre X408BV is not 3D. 75% of TVs are not 3D.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Sceptre X408BV does not support Wi-Fi, unlike most other televisions. 61% of TVs support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Swivelling

The Sceptre X408BV supports swivelling, unlike 96% of TVs which do not support swivelling.

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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

The high frequency rate of the Sceptre X408BV of only 60Hz is slower than average when compared to most other televisions. It is in the slowest 18% of all televisions when ranked by this feature. The average high frequency rate of all televisions is 250Hz, with the slowest being 50Hz and the fastest being 3,000Hz.

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Slower Than Average Response Time

The response times of TVs range from 0.1ms to 50ms, and the average response time is 6.9ms. The Sceptre X408BV's response time of 8.5ms is slower than 81% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Parental Controls

The Sceptre X408BV supports parental controls, which is unusual. 87% of televisions do not support parental controls.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The Sceptre X408BV has an auto volume leveler, which is unusual. 84% of TVs do not have an auto volume leveler.

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Energy Star Certified

The Sceptre X408BV is Energy Star certified, unlike 83% of TVs which are not Energy Star certified.

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3D Comb Filter

This TV has a 3D comb filter, which is typical of many TVs.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The Sceptre X408BV does not have an ethernet port, unlike 65% of televisions which have an ethernet port.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The Sceptre X408BV has a PC in (D-Sub) port, unlike 71% of TVs which do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sceptre x408bvfhd

Barcodes:

00792343240907, 00792343240914

Sceptre X408BVFHD

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