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Should You Buy a Sceptre TV?

Matthew
Updated 19 July 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 8,300 TVs.

Their TVs start at $100 for the E246B which has a display diagonal of 24", a thickness of 71mm and is a full hd TV and go up to $340 for the X508BV which has a display diagonal of 50", a thickness of 104mm and is a full hd TV. The average price of a new Sceptre TV is $260.

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. 7 best TV brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Sceptre is the 7th best TV brand out there.

#1
South Korea
95%
95%
182,046 reviews
#2
LG
South Korea
95%
95%
71,014 reviews
#3
United States
88%
88%
6,627 reviews
#4
Japan
87%
87%
3,430 reviews
#5
Supersonic
United States
84%
84%
3 reviews
#6
Japan
77%
77%
2,136 reviews
#7
76%
76%
3,294 reviews
#8
Curtis
Canada
73%
73%
1,114 reviews
#9
China
72%
72%
2,357 reviews
#10
SunBriteTV
68%
68%
40 reviews
#11
Japan
65%
65%
6,017 reviews
#12
JVC
Japan
64%
64%
1,744 reviews
#13
Japan
64%
64%
649 reviews
#14
TCL
64%
64%
1,255 reviews
#15
Naxa
63%
63%
1 review
#16
China
62%
62%
243 reviews
#17
Viewsonic
Taiwan
62%
62%
7 reviews
#18
PROSCAN
61%
61%
0 reviews
#19
Strong
53%
53%
0 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

At an average purchase price of $260, Sceptre TVs tend to be cheaper than most other TV brands.

There's a smaller selection of Sceptre TVs available compared to other TV brands, with only 7 Sceptre TVs currently on the market in the US. Sceptre also have worse reviews than the typical TV brand, with the average rating of a Sceptre TV being 56%.

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
$818
$0 $500 $1,000 $1,500 $2,000 $2,500 $3,000 $3,500 $4,000 $4,500 $6,999
Price Distribution of All TVs
No. Of TVs
Average Price
$260
$0 $500 $1,000 $1,500 $2,000 $2,500 $3,000 $3,500 $4,000 $4,500 $11,499
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
1,671
4 stars
821
3 stars
215
2 stars
130
1 star
455
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%
225 reviews
77%
169 reviews
77%
31 reviews
71%
22 reviews
Lydogbilde.no logo
84%
49 reviews
81%
179 reviews
80%
99 reviews
75%
36 reviews
74%
7 reviews
Techradar logo
83%
169 reviews
81%
101 reviews
82%
35 reviews
86%
12 reviews
68%
25 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
86%
131 reviews
79%
72 reviews
80%
32 reviews
83%
12 reviews
76%
28 reviews
whathifi.com logo
95%
99 reviews
80%
72 reviews
83%
33 reviews
85%
8 reviews
67%
15 reviews
Les Numeriques.com logo
72%
110 reviews
67%
69 reviews
76%
20 reviews
89%
14 reviews
54%
7 reviews
avforums.com logo
82%
129 reviews
80%
37 reviews
78%
22 reviews
83%
7 reviews
65%
13 reviews
Digital Versus logo
76%
97 reviews
63%
60 reviews
72%
13 reviews
76%
5 reviews
60%
5 reviews
Chip.de logo
89%
56 reviews
90%
59 reviews
89%
38 reviews
92%
14 reviews
83%
11 reviews
hifitest.de logo
88%
40 reviews
87%
68 reviews
83%
41 reviews
88%
12 reviews
90%
6 reviews
tweakers.net logo
81%
61 reviews
81%
54 reviews
64%
22 reviews
75%
7 reviews
70%
1 review
reviewed.com logo
76%
89 reviews
70%
43 reviews
39%
1 review
56%
2 reviews
62%
8 reviews
52%
1 review
computerbild.de logo
80%
61 reviews
80%
41 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
PC Mag logo
68%
58 reviews
79%
41 reviews
69%
8 reviews
61%
11 reviews
parentesis.com logo
75%
57 reviews
72%
44 reviews
64%
4 reviews
70%
9 reviews
65%
4 reviews
lcdtvbuyingguide.com logo
88%
70 reviews
87%
37 reviews
87%
6 reviews
85%
1 review
fwdmagazine.be logo
88%
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
Pocket Lint logo
86%
39 reviews
84%
32 reviews
89%
14 reviews
88%
5 reviews
85%
4 reviews
Other Expert Sites
76%
1,460 reviews
76%
1,068 reviews
75%
358 reviews
78%
303 reviews
68%
97 reviews
Average
82%
3,146 reviews
79%
2,341 reviews
77%
810 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
124
27
17
6
7
Techradar logo
68
51
26
2
12
hdtvtest.co.uk logo
96
28
10
13
4
Lydogbilde.no logo
30
52
42
13
3
Trusted Reviews logo
80
22
15
4
11
reviewed.com logo
63
22
2
Expert Reviews logo
37
14
6
3
3
Pocket Lint logo
25
18
9
2
2
Digitaltrends.com logo
26
19
2
4
areadvd.de logo
16
17
10
6
1
audiovision.de logo
16
21
9
4
CNET.com logo
25
21
3
01net.com logo
13
21
5
2
6
homecinemachoice.com logo
24
8
10
4
prohardver.hu logo
7
18
5
3
1
soundandvision.com logo
18
10
3
3
benchmark.pl logo
19
7
4
hardware.info logo
19
10
1
EISA.eu logo
13
10
3
1
Which? logo
8
11
4
Other Expert Sites
230
183
48
51
5
Total
957
590
215
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

the fact it has a built in dvd player makes it even better
Walmart.com

NOT RELIABLE

Have only had it for a few days so I can't comment on the reliability
Walmart.com
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