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Should You Buy a Sceptre TV?

Matthew
Updated 20 August 2021
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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 240,000 user and expert reviews and over 2,600 awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 8,300 TVs.

Their TVs start at $109 for the X322BV which has a display diagonal of 32", a thickness of 79mm and is an hd ready 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 $225.

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. 11 best TV brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Sceptre is the 11th best TV brand out there.

#1
LG
South Korea
95%
95%
152,703 reviews
#2
South Korea
93%
93%
307,644 reviews
#3
United States
89%
89%
4,569 reviews
#4
Japan
88%
88%
6,619 reviews
#5
Supersonic
United States
82%
82%
2 reviews
#6
Japan
78%
78%
1,966 reviews
#7
Japan
76%
76%
9,044 reviews
#8
Curtis
Canada
71%
71%
254 reviews
#9
China
69%
69%
5,578 reviews
#10
SunBriteTV
68%
68%
40 reviews
#11
68%
68%
3,346 reviews
#12
Viewsonic
Taiwan
66%
66%
9 reviews
#13
PROSCAN
66%
66%
66 reviews
#14
JVC
Japan
64%
64%
1,734 reviews
#15
TCL
64%
64%
1,866 reviews
#16
China
64%
64%
2 reviews
#17
RCA
63%
63%
155 reviews
#18
Neovo
Taiwan
58%
58%
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 $225, Sceptre TVs tend to be cheaper than most other TV brands. Sceptre also 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 2 Sceptre TVs currently on the market in the US. 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 $10,499
Price Distribution of All TVs
No. Of TVs
Average Price
$225
$0 $500 $1,000 $1,500 $2,000 $2,500 $3,000 $3,500 $4,000 $4,500 $19,999
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
2
2 stars
0
1 star
0
Sceptre logo

User Reviews

5 stars
1,709
4 stars
837
3 stars
207
2 stars
140
1 star
450
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%
249 reviews
77%
157 reviews
75%
30 reviews
71%
22 reviews
Lydogbilde.no logo
87%
34 reviews
82%
210 reviews
80%
109 reviews
76%
38 reviews
74%
7 reviews
Techradar logo
84%
185 reviews
82%
114 reviews
83%
35 reviews
86%
12 reviews
69%
24 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
84%
149 reviews
80%
83 reviews
82%
42 reviews
84%
11 reviews
76%
28 reviews
whathifi.com logo
95%
116 reviews
81%
79 reviews
84%
41 reviews
87%
9 reviews
66%
16 reviews
Les Numeriques.com logo
71%
109 reviews
68%
76 reviews
78%
22 reviews
89%
13 reviews
54%
7 reviews
avforums.com logo
81%
133 reviews
81%
40 reviews
78%
23 reviews
86%
5 reviews
65%
13 reviews
Digital Versus logo
75%
101 reviews
62%
59 reviews
75%
11 reviews
85%
4 reviews
60%
5 reviews
Chip.de logo
88%
59 reviews
90%
62 reviews
89%
36 reviews
91%
12 reviews
83%
11 reviews
hifitest.de logo
84%
38 reviews
86%
81 reviews
83%
38 reviews
86%
10 reviews
90%
6 reviews
tweakers.net logo
80%
66 reviews
83%
65 reviews
68%
23 reviews
67%
6 reviews
70%
1 review
Expert Reviews logo
90%
72 reviews
81%
43 reviews
88%
24 reviews
87%
3 reviews
74%
7 reviews
reviewed.com logo
76%
90 reviews
72%
45 reviews
39%
1 review
62%
8 reviews
52%
1 review
parentesis.com logo
75%
68 reviews
72%
45 reviews
64%
4 reviews
70%
9 reviews
65%
4 reviews
lcdtvbuyingguide.com logo
88%
86 reviews
87%
36 reviews
87%
6 reviews
85%
1 review
computerbild.de logo
79%
51 reviews
81%
43 reviews
81%
26 reviews
80%
4 reviews
73%
3 reviews
PC Mag logo
71%
60 reviews
77%
45 reviews
70%
7 reviews
61%
9 reviews
Pocket Lint logo
85%
51 reviews
84%
34 reviews
91%
20 reviews
88%
6 reviews
85%
4 reviews
benchmark.pl logo
78%
57 reviews
78%
40 reviews
81%
10 reviews
83%
6 reviews
70%
1 review
4k.com logo
83%
68 reviews
83%
38 reviews
79%
3 reviews
Other Expert Sites
78%
1,618 reviews
77%
1,273 reviews
75%
467 reviews
79%
309 reviews
69%
106 reviews
Average
81%
3,460 reviews
79%
2,668 reviews
78%
932 reviews
82%
503 reviews
71%
283 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
128
30
17
5
7
Techradar logo
78
55
22
3
12
Trusted Reviews logo
94
34
26
4
11
hdtvtest.co.uk logo
107
32
10
13
4
Lydogbilde.no logo
17
52
41
15
3
reviewed.com logo
59
24
2
whathifi.com logo
47
12
11
3
homecinemachoice.com logo
33
14
16
5
Expert Reviews logo
39
13
10
2
3
Pocket Lint logo
25
19
13
3
2
audiovision.de logo
12
30
12
3
Digitaltrends.com logo
35
16
2
4
prohardver.hu logo
11
33
6
4
areadvd.de logo
18
18
10
6
1
CNET.com logo
31
19
2
Les Numeriques.com logo
13
19
10
8
01net.com logo
13
19
5
2
6
hardware.info logo
22
16
1
1
soundandvision.com logo
20
12
3
3
EISA.eu logo
11
16
9
1
Other Expert Sites
278
211
96
53
4
Total
1,091
694
315
138
62

How Reliable Are Sceptre TVs?

We checked over 240,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Sceptre TVs. over 90 of these reviews mention reliability of which 75% were positive. Therefore the majority of Sceptre TV owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

75% 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 built in dvd player is very nice
Walmart.com

NOT RELIABLE

Broke in less then a year
Walmart.com
I immediately see some damage on the upper left of the LCD
Newegg.com
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