Sceptre Fills In LCD TV Line

By Greg Tarr On Dec 20 2010 - 6:01am




CITY OF INDUSTRY, CALIF. – Sceptre recently unveiled a range of new LCD TV models to fill in its product range for the holiday buying season, including a new budget-friendly 37-inch FullHD 1080p model.

The X372BV-FHD ($499 street retail) is available from a range of mass merchants and e-commerce sites, including Sears, Target, Amazon, Kmart and Newegg.

The set is said to have a 4,000:1 contrast ratio, a slim/lightweight design with sleek silver trim and a quick 6.5 ms response time.

Also featured is an auto dynamic contrast enhancement and Energy Star 3.0 compliance, with approximately a 20 percent energy savings compared with earlier models.

This X372BV-FHD has a 30 degree swivel screen and equalizer settings for audio-level adjustment and control.

Inputs include three HDMI ports, a VGA port and USB connections.

The 37-inch set joins the new 32-inch X320BV-HD ($399) wall-mountable 720p HD model, featuring a stylish black bezel with silver trim design and swivel capability.

The 32-inch set features 1,366 by 768p HD resolution, a 420 cd/m2 brightness level, 6.5ms response time, auto dynamic contrast (3,000:1) and EnergyStar 3.0 power savings of approximately 32 percent.

Audio is handled by two 10-watt speakers, and inputs include three HDMI inputs and a VGA port.

The new budget models join recently introduced new SKUs in the GX-1 LED LCDTV/DVD combo series.

Highlighting these new models is the 23-inch E230BD-FHD ($399) LED TV, PC monitor and builtin DVD player.

This unit features 1080p resolution, a 5ms response time, and auto contrast enhancement that balances color while reducing energy consumption.

Other recently introduced sizes in the GX-1 series include 19-inch and 24-inch — all featuring embedded DVD players.

The series is distinguished by glossy black, curved-front cabinets.

Panel thickness on the combo units measures 0.9 inches at its thinnest point and 2.15 inches at its thickest.

All models are Energy Star 3.0 compliant and include dual HDMI ports and a USB port for photo/ audio file playback.

The company shipped prior to the holiday season the 42-inch E420BV-F120120Hz LED HDTV ($999), as part of its advanced Galaxy Series, which is distinguished by a slim, lightweight design.

The new 42-inch LED HDTV has Full 1080p HD resolution, 450 c/m2 brightness and 4,000:1 constrast ratio. It weighs 38.6 pounds and measures 0.9 inches and 1.75 inches at its thinnest and thickest points, respectively. It is Energy Star compliant, saving about 36 percent more energy than earlier 42-inch models.

Other features include an audio equalizer, a USB port and five HDMI ports (three side-mounted).

A distinguishing feature is the tempered-glass swiveling stand with beveled edges. An HDMI cable is included with the model at no extra cost.

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