Sceptre X505BV-FMDR
Sceptre X505BV-FMDR
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Sceptre X505BV-FMDR

A 50 inch Full HD TV with good features
50" Full HD Yes No Jan 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date

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Sceptre X505BV-FMDR Review

With good features and low running costs, we have ranked the Sceptre X505BV-FMDR number 372 in 50 inch TVs.
Good Features
$107 Over 5 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 48?

At over a year old this television is slightly out of date, and newer televisions with more up to date technology are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
It has running costs of $107 over 5 years, which are typical compared to the other 3,997 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This TV has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
3D comb filter
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology

Sceptre X505BV-FMDR In-Depth Analysis


Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the X505BV-FMDR of 50" is relatively typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the smallest 1% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on televisions. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The X505BV-FMDR does not feature OLED technology. 98% of televisions also do not feature OLED technology.

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The X505BV-FMDR is 3D. 74% of TVs are not 3D.

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Very Thick

Televisions have thicknesses of between 1.7mm and 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The X505BV-FMDR's thickness of 99mm is very thick compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 1% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The X505BV-FMDR does not support Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs do support Wi-Fi.

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3D Comb Filter

This TV has a 3D comb filter, which is the most commonly found comb filter on televisions.

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Has an Equalizer

The X505BV-FMDR has an equalizer, unlike 94% of TVs which do not have an equalizer.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The X505BV-FMDR has an auto volume leveler, which is unusual. 83% of televisions do not have an auto volume leveler.

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Energy Star Certified

The X505BV-FMDR is Energy Star certified, unlike 84% of televisions which are not Energy Star certified.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The X505BV-FMDR does not have an ethernet port. 64% of televisions do have an ethernet port.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The X505BV-FMDR has a PC in (D-Sub) port, which is unusual. 74% of TVs do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

The X505BV-FMDR's horizontal viewing angle of only 176° is in the narrowest 9% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The horizontal viewing angles of televisions range from 150° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 180°.

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Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The X505BV-FMDR has an average 5 year running cost of $107 based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 3,997 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sceptre viprbx505bvfmdr, sceptre x505bvfmqr
Barcodes 00190341922489, 00792343250531

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Marginally wider horizontal viewing angle
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40% thinner
Dimmer display brightness
29.5mm thinner
3% smaller display diagonal