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Sceptre X240BV / X370BV / X400BV

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1351 reviews from magazines and websites. Opinions about the design and usability are on the whole positive. The sound and image quality also get good feedback. There are some less positive reviews about the energy efficiency and remote control, and reviews are divided on the reliability.

value for money, image quality, sound, usability, design

remote control, energy

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Sceptre X240BV / X370BV / X400BV is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Sceptre E325BV-HDH

 

Find the E325 on sale at a chain retailer—for about $400, this is a solid 32-inch HDTV.

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The Sceptre 24″ E246BD-FHD LED HDTV / Monitor with DVD Player Review

 

When we built our house, for various reasons we decided not to put a TV in every room; we installed one 55″ LED VIZIO on the wall in the living room with all the home theater options, and we called it good. Well, sometimes the best laid plans don't...

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Not what I expected, but fair

 

Bought for family member whose biggest complaint about his old 17'' 4:3 LCD was the limited viewing angle, since he watches a lot of TV. I thought that this 24'' display would be great for him, as the manufacturer and retailer listed the viewing angle...

Features were impressive, and contrast and color was good. Backlight bleed was not bad. Low power consumption. The stand base was easy to put together and has a rotating bottom. Not a bad LCD panel if you know what to expect

Panel had a stuck (hot) pixel a few inches from the top of the screen. Inputs are on the bottom and hard to get to. VGA input was noisy. Glossy plastic is hard to clean fingerprints from. Stand base was difficult to remove once attached. No cables

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GREAT HDTV for the price.

 

SCEPTRE'S T.V. was great right out of the box. The color is vivid & it just took a little tweeking & WOLO you can have the on-screen picture that you are looking for.Standard definition is great but the High Definition is beyond my belief .This T.V is...

PICTURE in sd & hd are great ; Design will fit any room for fashion ; GREAT price for a 1080p resolution LCD T.V

sound is O.K. but could be much better forthis T.V ; no PI or POP as advertised

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Amazon review summary for Sceptre X240BV / X370BV / X400BV

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 725 user reviews of Sceptre X240BV / X370BV / X400BV from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other TVs on Amazon.com.

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87% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sceptre X325BV-FHD 32-Inch 1080p 60HZ LCD HDTV (Black)Sceptre E325BV-HDH 32-Inch 720p 60Hz LED HDTV (Black)Sceptre X240T 24" Widescreen LCD Full 1080P HD Monitor

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WOW What a deal!!

 

Outstanding Picture !! Slim ..120hz

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Love Sceptre

 

This really is an amazing piece of equipment for the price of a tablet and, if you're eyes are getting old like mine, it makes a dang fine monitor.

Back when I owned a computer shop, I sold a ton of Sceptre monitors. I loved them because they had a good profit margin and low return rate. I bought this as a second monitor so I could watch TV when I was working on boring stuff. I was pleasantly...

You have to upgrade your service to HD if you want to watch TV in 3D, had I RTM I would have known that

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Sceptre Great Monitors bad Tvs!

 

Never moved tv from its position for 2 years, had 1 hdmi hooked up to it from a Denon receiver and it worked on 1080p for a few months, then 1080i for about a year, randomly while watching a netflix movie the screen went bright white and you could see...

Was on sale and at the time was regarded as a good tv for the money ; Very Easy Setup ; Lots of Connection ports, good MS

1. As another reviewer had pointed out, There is a Buzzing noise when the Tv is Shut off that gets really annoying over time. Especially if its in your room where you sleep ; 2. The Screen goes black momentarily and then recovers (this was also pointed...

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Sceptre 42"

 

I like this TV, but expected it to last more than 18 months. Screen went black...and it's not worth the cost to have it repaired

affordable, good picture

short lifespan

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Good buy

 

Except for less than perfect sound, you can't beat it for the price except when a $80 rebate is included. Hooked it up to some cheap pc speakers and it looks and sounds great.

Product Specifications

De-interlace - 3D, SRC (Scan Rate Conversion) Frame recover 3:2 Noise Reducing Core technology: 3D digital comb filter, digital noise reduction Gamma fixed gamma Lamp adjustment Acoustic cinema enhancement Built-in speakers 3 watts per channel Built-in surrounding sound Neck & base detachable Ergotron arm compatible (VESA 100mm) Kensington security slot Active screen size 24" Aspect ratio 16:9 wide screen Brightness 300 cd/m2 Contrast ratio 4000:1 (DCR) / 1000:1 (Typ) Resolution 1920 x 1080 Response time 2 ms (G to G) Viewing angle 178 L/R, 178 up/down 16.7 million colors 50,000 hours lamp life

Audio System

Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Speakers Included:2 speakers
Surround Mode: Yes

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:13in/4.5in/7.9in
Height:17.3in/25.3in/27.9in
Weight:13.2lbs/43lbs/49.6lbs
Width:22.5in/39in/40.6in

DVD

Type: None

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes

Header

Manufacturer:Sceptre Technologies
Model:X240BV-FHD/X370BV-HD/X400BV-FHD/X420BV-F120
Product Line:Sceptre

Miscellaneous

Color:Black

Television

120Hz: Yes
Brightness:300cd/m2/450cd/m2/500cd/m2
Diagonal Size:24in/37in/40in/42in
Diagonal Size (cm):102cm/107cm/62cm/94cm
Digital Television Certification:HDTV/HDTV 1080p
Display Format:1080p (FullHD)
Dynamic Contrast Ratio:16000:1/2000:1/4000:1
Enhanced Refresh Rate:120 Hz
HDCP Compatible: Yes
HDMI Ports Qty:3/4
HDTV Ready: Yes
Image Aspect Ratio:16:9
Image Contrast Ratio:1000:1/2500:1/4000:1
Parental Channel Lock: Yes
PC Interface:DVI / VGA (HD-15) / HDMI/HDMI / VGA (HD-15)/VGA (HD-15)
Progressive Scan:Progressive scanning (line doubling)
Resolution:1366 x 768/1920 x 1080
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD TV
Video Interface:Component / Composite / HDMI / S-Video/Component / Composite / HDMI/Component / Composite / HDMI / S-Video
Viewing Angle:178 degrees
Widescreen:Widescreen

TV Tuner

Digital TV Tuner:ATSC / QAM/ATSC / QAM
HDTV Tuner: Yes
Multi-channel Preview:Picture-in-picture (PIP) / POP
TV Tuner Presence: Yes