Reviews of Element televisions are generally negative. Both customers and professional tech writers criticize the televisions for their lack of features, bad image quality and low-quality build. In general, the low price range is the only feature that receives praise.

Element TVs have received criticism from professional reviews for displaying black levels inaccurately, having low refresh rates and lacking features such as built-in Wi-Fi, 3-D compatibility and voice control. Customers on indicate that their televisions had faulty displays and broke down after only a few hours of use. Element televisions also bleed light, have low contrast rates and stand on low-quality plastic material.