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Should You Buy a Sceptre TV?

Matthew
Updated 12 February 2020
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should you buy a Sceptre TV?

Sceptre is one of the most popular TV brands as well as being well known for its PC monitors.

If you are thinking about buying a Sceptre TV then our handy guide provides you with all the key info at a glance. Our objective, impartial comparison of TV brands is compiled by analysing over 160,000 user and expert reviews and over 2,200 awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 8,100 TVs.

Sceptre are recognised for their good selection of mid-range and moderately popular TVs and start at $95 for the X322BV which has a display diagonal of 32", a thickness of 79mm and is an hd ready TV and go up to $870 for the E505BV-FMQ which has a display diagonal of 50", a thickness of 49mm and is a full hd TV. The average price of a new Sceptre TV is $273.

Sceptre are recognised for their good selection of mid-range and moderately popular TVs.

Is Sceptre the Best TV Brand?

So are Sceptre TVs any good? We give every TV a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all TVs we are able to impartially rank all the TV brands.

Sceptre is ranked the No. 8 best TV brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Sceptre is the 8th best TV brand out there.

#1
LG
South Korea
95%
95%
66,927 reviews
#2
South Korea
95%
95%
154,807 reviews
#3
United States
89%
89%
6,627 reviews
#4
Japan
85%
85%
3,538 reviews
#5
Supersonic
United States
85%
85%
3 reviews
#6
Japan
78%
78%
2,139 reviews
#7
Curtis
Canada
76%
76%
1,114 reviews
#8
74%
74%
3,295 reviews
#9
Netherlands
72%
72%
7,188 reviews
#10
China
71%
71%
2,341 reviews
#11
Element
69%
69%
39 reviews
#12
Avtex
United Kingdom
69%
69%
179 reviews
#13
Japan
69%
69%
5,923 reviews
#14
China
68%
68%
243 reviews
#15
TCL
68%
68%
1,057 reviews
#16
SunBriteTV
68%
68%
40 reviews
#17
Naxa
67%
67%
1 review
#18
Sylvania
66%
66%
8 reviews
#19
JVC
Japan
64%
64%
1,738 reviews
#20
Japan
64%
64%
648 reviews
#21
Japan
63%
63%
591 reviews
#22
RCA
63%
63%
115 reviews
#23
PROSCAN
62%
62%
0 reviews
#24
Viewsonic
Taiwan
62%
62%
7 reviews
#25
Coby
57%
57%
5 reviews

Let's look at how Sceptre TVs compare to the other TV brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection Running Costs
All TV Brands
Sceptre TVs

Sceptre have better reviews than the typical TV brand, with the average rating of a Sceptre TV being 56%.

There's a smaller selection of Sceptre TVs available compared to other TV brands, with only 6 Sceptre TVs currently on the market in the US. Sceptre TVs also tend to be cheaper than most other TV brands however they are still a less popular choice with consumers.

When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Sceptre TV is $28 (based on a person typically using a TV for 5 hours per day), which makes them less efficient than most other TV brands.

No. Of TVs
Average Price
$863
$0 $500 $1,000 $1,500 $2,000 $2,500 $3,000 $3,500 $4,000 $4,500 $14,999
Price Distribution of All TVs
No. Of TVs
Average Price
$273
$0 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $600 $700 $800 $900 $10,099
Price Distribution of Sceptre TVs

What Do the Sceptre TV Reviews Say?

We've added up all the reviews for every Sceptre TV to work out the average distribution of reviews for Sceptre and then compared this to the other TV brands.

Sceptre logo

Expert Reviews

5 stars
0
4 stars
0
3 stars
1
2 stars
0
1 star
0
Sceptre logo

User Reviews

5 stars
1,674
4 stars
823
3 stars
213
2 stars
132
1 star
451
Sceptre has a lower proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its TVs than most other brands.

Over 0% of expert reviews and 76% of user reviews for Sceptre TVs are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 90% and 92% respectively across all TV brands.

In the table below we compare the average review score given to Sceptre TVs by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other TV brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.

Average Review Score Samsung LG Philips Sony Toshiba Sceptre
CNET.com logo
77%
222 reviews
77%
170 reviews
77%
31 reviews
71%
22 reviews
Lydogbilde.no logo
85%
53 reviews
81%
182 reviews
80%
96 reviews
75%
36 reviews
74%
7 reviews
Techradar logo
84%
165 reviews
81%
99 reviews
82%
35 reviews
86%
12 reviews
68%
25 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
86%
135 reviews
79%
73 reviews
79%
31 reviews
83%
12 reviews
76%
28 reviews
whathifi.com logo
95%
99 reviews
81%
73 reviews
83%
33 reviews
85%
8 reviews
67%
15 reviews
Les Numeriques.com logo
73%
107 reviews
67%
70 reviews
76%
20 reviews
89%
14 reviews
54%
7 reviews
avforums.com logo
82%
130 reviews
80%
38 reviews
78%
22 reviews
83%
7 reviews
65%
13 reviews
Digital Versus logo
75%
95 reviews
63%
60 reviews
72%
13 reviews
76%
5 reviews
60%
5 reviews
Chip.de logo
89%
57 reviews
90%
57 reviews
89%
38 reviews
92%
14 reviews
83%
11 reviews
hifitest.de logo
88%
42 reviews
87%
67 reviews
83%
41 reviews
88%
12 reviews
90%
6 reviews
tweakers.net logo
81%
65 reviews
82%
56 reviews
64%
22 reviews
75%
7 reviews
70%
1 review
reviewed.com logo
76%
93 reviews
70%
44 reviews
39%
1 review
56%
2 reviews
62%
8 reviews
52%
1 review
computerbild.de logo
80%
63 reviews
80%
40 reviews
79%
23 reviews
81%
5 reviews
73%
3 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
89%
66 reviews
83%
34 reviews
87%
22 reviews
85%
4 reviews
74%
7 reviews
lcdtvbuyingguide.com logo
88%
73 reviews
88%
39 reviews
87%
6 reviews
85%
1 review
PC Mag logo
68%
56 reviews
78%
40 reviews
69%
8 reviews
61%
11 reviews
parentesis.com logo
75%
53 reviews
72%
44 reviews
64%
4 reviews
70%
9 reviews
65%
4 reviews
fwdmagazine.be logo
87%
39 reviews
87%
33 reviews
78%
21 reviews
85%
6 reviews
75%
2 reviews
erenumerique.fr logo
82%
41 reviews
83%
28 reviews
79%
12 reviews
81%
11 reviews
73%
7 reviews
4k.com logo
82%
64 reviews
85%
30 reviews
86%
2 reviews
Other Expert Sites
76%
1,445 reviews
76%
1,075 reviews
75%
368 reviews
78%
306 reviews
68%
101 reviews
Average
82%
3,163 reviews
79%
2,352 reviews
76%
802 reviews
80%
517 reviews
71%
284 reviews
52%
1 review

How Many Industry Awards Have Sceptre TVs Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we couldn't find any industry awards for Sceptre TVs. The table below shows the number of awards received by the most popular TV brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Compare all award winning TVs

Number of Awards Samsung LG Philips Sony Toshiba Sceptre
avforums.com logo
125
28
17
6
7
Techradar logo
66
51
26
2
12
hdtvtest.co.uk logo
95
28
10
13
4
Lydogbilde.no logo
34
52
39
13
3
Trusted Reviews logo
83
23
14
4
11
reviewed.com logo
66
23
2
Expert Reviews logo
37
14
6
3
3
Pocket Lint logo
25
17
9
2
2
areadvd.de logo
17
16
10
6
1
audiovision.de logo
16
21
9
4
Digitaltrends.com logo
25
18
2
4
CNET.com logo
25
20
3
homecinemachoice.com logo
24
9
10
4
01net.com logo
13
20
5
2
6
prohardver.hu logo
7
18
5
3
1
soundandvision.com logo
18
9
3
3
hardware.info logo
19
11
1
benchmark.pl logo
19
7
4
EISA.eu logo
13
10
3
1
Les Numeriques.com logo
7
8
2
6
Other Expert Sites
232
185
45
49
5
Total
966
588
210
131
64

How Reliable Are Sceptre TVs?

We checked over 160,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Sceptre TVs. over 170 of these reviews mention reliability of which 88% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Sceptre TV owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

88% of reviewers think Sceptre TVs are reliable.

So, most people think that Sceptre TVs are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Sceptre TVs that mention reliability:

RELIABLE

not damaged
Walmart.com

NOT RELIABLE

it was definitely NOT built to last
Walmart.com
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