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Should You Buy a Seiki TV?

Matthew
Updated 15 April 2020
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Seiki is one of the most popular TV brands as well as being well known for its .

We've collated all the key information on Seiki TVs in this handy guide. We've analysed over 170,000 user and expert reviews and over 2,200 awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 8,200 TVs to impartially compare each TV brand.

Seiki are recognised for their good selection of moderately popular TVs and start at £135 for the SE24HO01 which has a display diagonal of 24", a thickness of 45mm and is a full hd TV and go up to £280 for the SE42UA01UK which has a display diagonal of 42", a thickness of §mm and is a 4K TV. The average price of a new Seiki TV is £180.

Seiki are recognised for their good selection of moderately popular TVs.

Is Seiki the Best TV Brand?

So are Seiki 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.

Seiki is ranked the No. 18 best TV brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Seiki is the 18th best TV brand out there.

#1
South Korea
95%
95%
170,566 reviews
#2
LG
South Korea
93%
93%
69,975 reviews
#3
Japan
90%
90%
3,538 reviews
#4
Netherlands
88%
88%
7,570 reviews
#5
Japan
84%
84%
648 reviews
#6
China
84%
84%
2,352 reviews
#7
Japan
82%
82%
6,006 reviews
#8
TCL
81%
81%
1,254 reviews
#9
United Kingdom
81%
81%
989 reviews
#10
Japan
80%
80%
2,139 reviews
#11
JVC
Japan
78%
78%
1,738 reviews
#12
Linsar
United Kingdom
76%
76%
70 reviews
#13
Turkey
72%
72%
728 reviews
#14
United Kingdom
71%
71%
779 reviews
#15
Germany
69%
69%
3 reviews
#16
Reflexion
Germany
69%
69%
5 reviews
#17
Avtex
United Kingdom
69%
69%
179 reviews
#18
China
69%
69%
243 reviews
#19
Supersonic
United States
68%
68%
3 reviews
#20
Blaupunkt
Germany
68%
68%
176 reviews
#21
Germany
68%
68%
175 reviews
#22
64%
64%
0 reviews
#23
Veltech
64%
64%
0 reviews
#24
Japan
63%
63%
1 review
#25
Japan
62%
62%
591 reviews
#26
Digihome
Turkey
62%
62%
64 reviews
#27
Finlux
Turkey
62%
62%
119 reviews
#28
Strong
62%
62%
0 reviews
#29
Bush
United Kingdom
61%
61%
747 reviews
#30
Megasat
61%
61%
0 reviews
#31
Denver
60%
60%
0 reviews
#32
France
60%
60%
3 reviews
#33
Viewsonic
Taiwan
60%
60%
7 reviews
#34
Changhong
60%
60%
31 reviews
#35
NEC
Japan
57%
57%
0 reviews
#36
Smart-Tech
57%
57%
0 reviews
#37
Ferguson
57%
57%
0 reviews
#38
Zephir
57%
57%
0 reviews
#39
Engel
56%
56%
0 reviews
#40
Finland
55%
55%
0 reviews
#41
Neovo
Taiwan
55%
55%
0 reviews
#42
Dyon
54%
54%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Seiki 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
Seiki TVs

Seiki have better reviews than the typical TV brand, with the average rating of a Seiki TV being 58%.

There's a smaller selection of Seiki TVs available compared to other TV brands, with only 5 Seiki TVs currently on the market in the UK. Seiki TVs also tend to be cheaper than most other TV brands however they are still a less popular choice with consumers.

When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Seiki TV is £22 (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
£896
£0 £500 £1,000 £1,500 £2,000 £2,500 £3,000 £3,500 £4,000 £4,500 £11,999
Price Distribution of All TVs
No. Of TVs
Average Price
£180
£0 £500 £1,000 £1,500 £2,000 £2,500 £3,000 £3,500 £4,000 £4,500 £11,999
Price Distribution of Seiki TVs

What Do the Seiki TV Reviews Say?

We've added up all the reviews for every Seiki TV to work out the average distribution of reviews for Seiki and then compared this to the other TV brands.

Seiki logo

Expert Reviews

5 stars
1
4 stars
1
3 stars
2
2 stars
1
1 star
0
Seiki logo

User Reviews

5 stars
139
4 stars
39
3 stars
20
2 stars
18
1 star
20
Seiki has a lower proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its TVs than most other brands.

Over 40% of expert reviews and 75% of user reviews for Seiki TVs are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 90% and 93% respectively across all TV brands.

In the table below we compare the average review score given to Seiki 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 Seiki
CNET.com logo
77%
218 reviews
77%
167 reviews
77%
31 reviews
71%
22 reviews
Lydogbilde.no logo
85%
52 reviews
81%
183 reviews
80%
99 reviews
75%
36 reviews
74%
7 reviews
Techradar logo
84%
167 reviews
81%
100 reviews
82%
35 reviews
86%
12 reviews
68%
25 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
86%
133 reviews
79%
73 reviews
80%
32 reviews
83%
12 reviews
76%
28 reviews
whathifi.com logo
95%
100 reviews
81%
72 reviews
83%
33 reviews
85%
8 reviews
67%
15 reviews
Les Numeriques.com logo
73%
105 reviews
67%
70 reviews
76%
20 reviews
89%
14 reviews
54%
7 reviews
avforums.com logo
82%
130 reviews
80%
38 reviews
78%
22 reviews
83%
7 reviews
65%
13 reviews
Digital Versus logo
75%
95 reviews
63%
60 reviews
72%
13 reviews
76%
5 reviews
60%
5 reviews
Chip.de logo
89%
56 reviews
90%
57 reviews
89%
38 reviews
92%
14 reviews
83%
11 reviews
hifitest.de logo
88%
42 reviews
87%
67 reviews
83%
41 reviews
88%
12 reviews
90%
6 reviews
tweakers.net logo
80%
60 reviews
82%
56 reviews
64%
22 reviews
75%
7 reviews
70%
1 review
reviewed.com logo
76%
89 reviews
70%
44 reviews
39%
1 review
56%
2 reviews
62%
8 reviews
40%
2 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
89%
66 reviews
83%
35 reviews
87%
22 reviews
85%
4 reviews
74%
7 reviews
computerbild.de logo
80%
62 reviews
80%
41 reviews
79%
23 reviews
81%
5 reviews
73%
3 reviews
PC Mag logo
68%
57 reviews
79%
42 reviews
69%
8 reviews
61%
11 reviews
70%
1 review
lcdtvbuyingguide.com logo
88%
72 reviews
88%
40 reviews
87%
6 reviews
85%
1 review
parentesis.com logo
75%
53 reviews
72%
44 reviews
64%
4 reviews
70%
9 reviews
65%
4 reviews
fwdmagazine.be logo
88%
40 reviews
87%
33 reviews
78%
21 reviews
85%
6 reviews
75%
2 reviews
benchmark.pl logo
80%
63 reviews
77%
25 reviews
50%
2 reviews
83%
8 reviews
70%
1 review
erenumerique.fr logo
82%
41 reviews
83%
28 reviews
79%
12 reviews
81%
11 reviews
73%
7 reviews
Other Expert Sites
76%
1,446 reviews
76%
1,075 reviews
76%
369 reviews
78%
300 reviews
68%
100 reviews
75%
2 reviews
Average
82%
3,147 reviews
79%
2,350 reviews
74%
809 reviews
80%
517 reviews
71%
284 reviews
62%
5 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Seiki TVs Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we couldn't find any industry awards for Seiki 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 Seiki
avforums.com logo
125
28
17
6
7
Techradar logo
68
52
26
2
12
hdtvtest.co.uk logo
96
28
10
13
4
Lydogbilde.no logo
33
53
42
13
3
Trusted Reviews logo
82
23
15
4
11
reviewed.com logo
63
22
2
Expert Reviews logo
37
15
6
3
3
Pocket Lint logo
25
17
9
2
2
areadvd.de logo
17
17
10
6
1
audiovision.de logo
16
21
9
4
Digitaltrends.com logo
25
18
2
4
CNET.com logo
25
20
3
homecinemachoice.com logo
23
9
10
4
01net.com logo
13
20
5
2
6
prohardver.hu logo
7
18
5
3
1
hardware.info logo
20
11
1
soundandvision.com logo
17
9
3
3
benchmark.pl logo
19
7
4
EISA.eu logo
13
10
3
1
Les Numeriques.com logo
7
8
2
6
Other Expert Sites
233
183
46
49
5
Total
964
589
215
131
64

How Reliable Are Seiki TVs?

We checked over 170,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Seiki TVs. 100% of reviews that mention reliability were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Seiki TV owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

100% of reviewers think Seiki TVs are reliable.

So, most people think that Seiki TVs are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Seiki TVs that mention reliability:

RELIABLE

well built
Tigerdirect.com
netflix built in
amazon.co.uk
The built in sub might get in the way
Newegg.com

What is the Best Mid-Range Seiki TV?

Seiki SE32HO03

£179.99
Ebuyer Business
Seiki SE32HO03
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Seiki SE32HO03
32"
72mm
THICK
60Hz
REFRESH RATE
A

A great mid range choice, priced at £179.99 is the Seiki SE32HO03, which has a Kagoo Score of 75.

Features We Love:
Supports Wi-Fi
Ethernet port
Desktop stand included
High typical contrast ratio (3200:1)
Supports noise reduction

A classic and affordable full hd 32" TV, with a good spec. It supports Wi-Fi and noise reduction and has an ethernet port and a desktop stand included. Our review analysis indicates that it has good picture quality, it's good at displaying high definition TV and really easy to setup.

87
Reviews
36 Reviews
70
Features
Good Features
68
Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
78
Value for Money
Very Good
67
Age
5 Years Old
75
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Our review analysis indicates that Seiki SE32HO03 has average user reviews with an average user rating of 70%, based on 36 reviews.

The Seiki SE32HO03 is 72mm tall and weighs 6.6kg.

Seiki SE32HO03 front view

The cheapest price that we could find for the SE32HO03 in the UK is £179.99 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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What is the Best High End Seiki TV?

Seiki SE42UA01UK

£279.99
Ebuyer Business
Seiki SE42UA01UK
Buy Now
Seiki SE42UA01UK
42"
60Hz
REFRESH RATE
£94
OVER 5 YEARS
A

If you're looking for a high end Seiki TV then the Seiki SE42UA01UK takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 74, but is a bit more expensive at £279.99.

Features We Love:
Desktop stand included
Ethernet port
Very high typical contrast ratio (5000:1)
Supports noise reduction

A very economical to run and good spec 4K 42" TV, with a low price. It has an ethernet port, a desktop stand included and a 5000:1 typical contrast ratio and supports noise reduction.

76
Features
Good Features
74
Value for Money
Good
67
Age
4 Years Old
89
Running Costs
£94 Over 5 Years
74
Kagoo Score
Very Good

The Seiki SE42UA01UK weighs 7.5kg.

Seiki SE42UA01UK front view

The cheapest price that we could find for the SE42UA01UK in the UK is £279.99 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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What is the Best Budget Choice Seiki TV?

Seiki SE24HO01

£134.99
Ebuyer Business
Seiki SE24HO01
Buy Now
Seiki SE24HO01
24"
45mm
THICK
60Hz
REFRESH RATE
A

At only £134.99 and with a Kagoo Score of 71 the Seiki SE24HO01 makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Thinner than average (45mm)
Supports Wi-Fi
Ethernet port
Desktop stand included
High typical contrast ratio (3200:1)

A good spec and low cost full hd 24" TV, with average reviews. It supports Wi-Fi and noise reduction and has an ethernet port and a desktop stand included.

69
Features
Good Features
78
Value for Money
Very Good
67
Age
5 Years Old
71
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Multiple reviews mentioned that Seiki SE24HO01 has below average user reviews with an average user rating of 20%.

The cheapest price that we could find for the SE24HO01 in the UK is £134.99 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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