Sceptre isn't waiting for CES to give a peek at what its home theater roster will bring. This year, the budget-focused company is hoping to take on the extra-minimalist TVs we've seen from Samsung and LG. Its 32- to 55-inch Rimless series wraps an LED-backlit LCD with a 4mm-thick bezel. Some of its overall TV line should also have MHL-capable HDMI ports to take video from mobile devices or a Roku Streaming Stick. Scepter's audio focus may be the most unique part of its lineup, however: it should have the first compact, 2.1-channel sound bar with WiFi, turning older TVs into connected models. There's more coming, including a 1080p in-car camera, so check after the break for the lineup we know so far.
Sceptre Unveils 2013 Lineup, Including the First Compact Wi-Fi Enabled 2.1 Sound Bar and MHL Equipped Rimless LED HDTVs
Complete selection of HDTVs, including the new Rimless Series featuring MHL technology showcased during CES 2013 at the Bellagio
City of Industry, Calif. – December 19, 2012 – Sceptre, superior manufacturer of world class LED and LCD HDTVs and PC displays, showcases their 2013 lineup of consumer entertainment solutions during CES 2013, including the world's first Wi-Fi 2.1 enabled sound bar, the new Rimless series and a variety of HDTVs featuring MHL (Mobile High-Definition Link) technology that allows mobile phones and other portable devices to directly connect to the display unit.
On display at CES 2013 at the Bellagio Resort & Casino will be an assortment of surround sound stereo sound bars, HDTVs ranging from the compact 16-inch to a mammoth 84-inch and a selection of 3D LED HDTVs. Additional display units include:
Rimless Series HDTVs – HDTVs featuring ultra-slim edge design, measuring less than 4mm wide and available in multiple colors
Rimless Series Monitors – Ultra-thin monitors ranging from 32 to 55 inches with super-fast refresh rate for optimum graphics performance
Wi-Fi Enabled Sound Bar – First ever 2.1 compact sound bar with built-in Wi-Fi instantly transforms your television into a smart TV
Stereo Sound Bar – 2.0 and 2.1 compact stereo sound bars with up to 90 watts of heart pumping power, dual speakers, surround sound capabilities and an integrated 30 watt subwoofer on 2.1 models
HD Car Camera – 1080P high-definition camera designed to easily mount on the car's dashboard for continuous video and audio recording
Health Care Series – Selection of health care monitoring devices designed to measure a variety of health indicators and wirelessly connect/display results on the HDTV or monitor
"Sceptre understands that consumers demand quality and selection, but are also conscious of their budget," said Cathy Chou, vice president of operations, Sceptre. "Our 2013 lineup introduces even more variety to our current family of entertainment solutions and reaffirms our belief that quality and affordability can coexist."