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Sceptre X240BV / X370BV / X400BV

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2172 reviews of Sceptre X240BV / X370BV / X400BV. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs for all reviews. Reviews about the size and sound are on the whole positive. The usability and price also get good views. There are some negative views about the energy efficiency and reliability.

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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 84/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 1046 user reviews of Sceptre X240BV / X370BV / X400BV from The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other TVs on Reviewers are impressed by the size and usability. The sound and price are also appreciated. Reviews about the glare and durability are different. The tuner and reliability get critical comments.

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80% of the reviews on 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 E325BV-HDH 32-Inch 720p 60Hz LED HDTV (Black)

Nov, 2015

Expert review by: Lee Neikirk (

Sceptre E325BV-HDH


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

Feb, 2013

Expert review by: Judie Lipsett Stanford (

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...

Sep, 2011

Consumer review by: N/A (

No Video


Good Picture

Short Life ; Picture failed after only a year. A known problem many people have had the same problem. I will never buy a Sceptre product again

Feb, 2015

Consumer review by: Zang (

Good buy


I've used several Sceptre monitors and TV's over the past 10 years and have not been dissappointed.

I bought this 42" set about 3 years ago to replace a 32" that just wasn't large enough. I wall mounted this in my workshop at home for viewing from the covered patio. Distance is about 20' and size is good. Picture is bright enough to watch during the...

The angle on the IR receiver is narrow and the remote needs to be directly in front of the set to work correctly. Not a huge deal

Dec, 2014

Consumer review by: N/A (

Worth a Try


price, and picture is really high quality

its refurbished

Jul, 2014

Consumer review by: N/A (

Good Run


I would probably purchase another Sceptre product with an equal or better deal.

Given the price, specs, and connectivity options, this wasn't a terrible purchase. Resolution and colors mirrored those of my other monitors at the time of purchase

Almost 5 years since I bought it and it finally dies on me... or just decides to play its own loud rendition of dubstep until unplugged again. Hadn't had any issues until that point, however. I've had monitors die faster

Jul, 2014

Consumer review by: CHIP (

WOW What a deal!!


Outstanding Picture !! Slim ..120hz

Feb, 2014

Consumer review by: TZ (

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

Aug, 2013

Consumer review by: Pyrrhic (

Great Picture - Forgettable Sound (like Most)


came pretty fast and as promised as per usual. Great picture for price! My mother loves it. One thing - if you are an older person or care about good sound hook this up (like most flat panels) to a sound system. Even a very cheap sound system will make...

Aug, 2013

Consumer review by: Gaza (

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...

Aug, 2013

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



Type: None

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes


Manufacturer:Sceptre Technologies
Product Line:Sceptre




120Hz: Yes
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
Video Interface:Component / Composite / HDMI / S-Video/Component / Composite / HDMI/Component / Composite / HDMI / S-Video
Viewing Angle:178 degrees

TV Tuner

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