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Should You Buy a Sceptre TV?

Matthew
Updated 11 June 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 260,000 user and expert reviews and over 2,600 awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 8,300 TVs.

Sceptre are recognised for their good selection of moderately popular TVs and 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 $224.

Sceptre are recognised for their good selection of 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. 10 best TV brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Sceptre is the 10th best TV brand out there.

#1
LG
South Korea
95%
95%
159,089 reviews
#2
South Korea
94%
94%
304,752 reviews
#3
Japan
88%
88%
6,479 reviews
#4
United States
88%
88%
4,570 reviews
#5
Supersonic
United States
87%
87%
2 reviews
#6
Curtis
Canada
70%
70%
254 reviews
#7
China
69%
69%
5,430 reviews
#8
Japan
69%
69%
1,967 reviews
#9
SunBriteTV
68%
68%
40 reviews
#10
67%
67%
3,302 reviews
#11
PROSCAN
65%
65%
66 reviews
#12
Japan
65%
65%
9,017 reviews
#13
TCL
64%
64%
1,744 reviews
#14
JVC
Japan
64%
64%
1,733 reviews
#15
RCA
63%
63%
155 reviews
#16
Viewsonic
Taiwan
61%
61%
9 reviews
#17
Neovo
Taiwan
57%
57%
0 reviews
#18
NEC
Japan
51%
51%
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 $224, 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 2 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 $10,499
Price Distribution of All TVs
No. Of TVs
Average Price
$224
$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
1,670
4 stars
833
3 stars
209
2 stars
138
1 star
449
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 91% 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%
238 reviews
77%
161 reviews
74%
31 reviews
71%
22 reviews
Lydogbilde.no logo
88%
34 reviews
81%
208 reviews
80%
113 reviews
74%
37 reviews
74%
7 reviews
Techradar logo
84%
181 reviews
82%
116 reviews
83%
35 reviews
86%
12 reviews
69%
24 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
85%
144 reviews
80%
82 reviews
83%
38 reviews
83%
10 reviews
76%
28 reviews
whathifi.com logo
95%
117 reviews
82%
83 reviews
84%
42 reviews
82%
9 reviews
66%
16 reviews
Les Numeriques.com logo
72%
104 reviews
69%
78 reviews
78%
22 reviews
89%
14 reviews
54%
7 reviews
avforums.com logo
81%
133 reviews
81%
39 reviews
78%
23 reviews
84%
5 reviews
65%
13 reviews
Chip.de logo
88%
59 reviews
90%
64 reviews
89%
36 reviews
91%
12 reviews
83%
11 reviews
Digital Versus logo
76%
98 reviews
62%
59 reviews
75%
11 reviews
88%
5 reviews
60%
5 reviews
hifitest.de logo
84%
38 reviews
86%
81 reviews
83%
38 reviews
86%
10 reviews
90%
6 reviews
tweakers.net logo
81%
66 reviews
83%
66 reviews
68%
23 reviews
74%
7 reviews
70%
1 review
reviewed.com logo
76%
89 reviews
73%
48 reviews
39%
1 review
62%
8 reviews
52%
1 review
Expert Reviews logo
91%
67 reviews
81%
42 reviews
88%
24 reviews
87%
3 reviews
74%
7 reviews
computerbild.de logo
79%
51 reviews
81%
44 reviews
81%
27 reviews
80%
5 reviews
73%
3 reviews
lcdtvbuyingguide.com logo
88%
84 reviews
88%
37 reviews
87%
6 reviews
85%
1 review
parentesis.com logo
75%
64 reviews
72%
45 reviews
64%
4 reviews
70%
9 reviews
65%
4 reviews
PC Mag logo
70%
57 reviews
77%
47 reviews
70%
7 reviews
61%
9 reviews
50%
1 review
4k.com logo
83%
75 reviews
83%
41 reviews
86%
2 reviews
benchmark.pl logo
77%
62 reviews
78%
38 reviews
80%
9 reviews
86%
7 reviews
70%
1 review
Pocket Lint logo
85%
49 reviews
85%
35 reviews
91%
20 reviews
88%
5 reviews
85%
4 reviews
Other Expert Sites
78%
1,599 reviews
77%
1,276 reviews
75%
468 reviews
78%
306 reviews
68%
106 reviews
Average
82%
3,409 reviews
79%
2,690 reviews
78%
934 reviews
82%
502 reviews
71%
283 reviews
51%
2 reviews

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
29
17
4
7
Techradar logo
78
58
22
2
12
Trusted Reviews logo
96
33
24
4
11
hdtvtest.co.uk logo
105
33
10
14
4
Lydogbilde.no logo
19
50
45
13
3
reviewed.com logo
60
26
2
whathifi.com logo
51
16
11
3
homecinemachoice.com logo
30
15
17
4
Expert Reviews logo
37
12
10
2
3
Pocket Lint logo
25
20
13
2
2
prohardver.hu logo
13
37
6
3
1
audiovision.de logo
12
32
12
4
areadvd.de logo
17
20
10
7
1
Digitaltrends.com logo
32
17
2
4
CNET.com logo
31
21
2
01net.com logo
14
20
5
2
6
EISA.eu logo
10
16
10
1
hardware.info logo
22
13
1
1
soundandvision.com logo
18
11
3
3
M3.idg.se logo
8
13
12
Other Expert Sites
277
211
85
57
4
Total
1,083
703
310
130
63

How Reliable Are Sceptre TVs?

We checked over 260,000 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

Was looking for a television with a built in DVD for a travel trailer
Walmart.com

NOT RELIABLE

They will only refund my money since this TV was completely destroyed in the box
Walmart.com
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