Vizio E420VO Review

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Model Size MSRP 1080 Net Wi-Fi 3D Price Energy Design Best-
Seller
Vizio
E420VO

LCD HDTV
42″ $663 $16 4.1 3

 

Vizio E420VO Review » Key Feature Ratings
Price The cost of this LCD TV is $16 per inch of screen size. This is less expensive than average and is priced in the bottom 24% of new TVs.
ENERGY STAR ENERGY STAR qualified. This HDTV uses about 40% less electricity than standard televisions.
Efficiency Estimated annual energy use is 4.1 kWh per inch of screen size. This TV is ENERGY STAR, but it is less efficient than your average ENERGY STAR TV.
Design Incorporates 3 key design features that make a difference. This HDTV has less key features than average and ranks in the bottom 13% of new TV designs.
Best-Seller This TV is not a top best-seller at a national store including Amazon, Best Buy, Sears, and Wal-Mart. – Vizio E420VO Review
Resolution Designed with 1080p resolution, the highest definition available. Provides nearly twice the resolution of 720p, and allows you to fully utilize 1080p videos or programming.
Side Inputs Includes side inputs that allow you to conveniently plug-in some devices without having to reach behind the TV. – Vizio E420VO Review
LED Does not incorporate LED backlighting. LED technology is more expensive, but it saves on energy and allows the TV to be significantly thinner.
Local Dim Local dimming technology is only available on LCD televisions with LED backlighting.
Frame Rate Uses a standard 60 Hz (60 frames per second) which is adequate for many programs and movies, but you may experience slight motion blur during fast action scenes.
THX Like most HDTVs, this is not THX certified. THX generally indicates that the TV will have high-quality picture performance. – Vizio E420VO Review
DLNA Not DLNA certified (Digital Living Network Alliance). DLNA promotes interoperability between electronic devices, which makes sharing digital content easier and more convenient.
3D This Vizio television is not 3D ready. 3D TVs allow you to view 3D content from select video games, Blu-ray discs, and programming, but are much more expensive.
Wi-Fi This Vizio HDTV is not Wi-Fi capable. You cannot wirelessly connect to your home-based internet network.
Internet Internet access is not available with this TV. You cannot view streaming internet videos, widgets, or applications that are available with many brands.
DVD Player Like most televisions, this Vizio TV does not have a built-in DVD or Blue-ray player. Most consumers purchase these items separately.
Depth This TV is thicker than average with a depth of 3.8″. If you plan to mount it on the wall, you may consider a thinner model. – Vizio E420VO Review
Frame Standard, multiple-level design with some space between the screen and the bezel. Single-level designs can provide a seamless look that is preferred by some consumers.
Speakers Speakers provide 20 watts of total output power, which is about average. – Vizio E420VO Review
HDMI Only 2 HDMI input(s) is available. One or two HDMI inputs may not be sufficient. Do you need to hook-up a cable box, video game console, DVD player, or PC?

 

Vizio E420VO Review » Features & Specs

GENERAL

  • Class: 42″
  • Viewable: 42.02″ diagonal; 16:9 Aspect Ratio
  • Tuner: NTSC/ATSC/QAM
  • Native Panel Resolution: 1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Signal Compatibility: 1080p(FHDTV), 1080i, 720P, 480P, 480i
  • Colors: 1.06 Billion @ 10bit
  • Computer Support:
  • Dynamic Contrast Ratio: 100,000£º1
  • Brightness: 500 nits
  • Response Time: 8ms
  • Viewable Angle: 178/178 degrees (horizontal/vertical)
  • Pixel/Dot Pitch: 0.4845mm(H) x 0.4845mm(V)
  • SRS TruSurround HD¢â: Yes
  • SRS TruVolume¢â: Yes
  • SRS TruSurround XT¢â: No


INPUTS (REAR)

  • HDMI with HDCP 2
  • RF Connector for Internal Tuner 1
  • Component YPbPr plus Stereo Audio: 1
  • Composite Video: 1
  • S-Video:
  • Computer RGB: 1
  • USB Ports:
  • Music (MP3):
  • Video (MPEG):
  • Photo (JPEG):


INPUTS (SIDE)

  • HDMI with HDCP
  • RF Connector for Internal Tuner
  • Component YPbPr plus Stereo Audio:
  • Composite Video:
  • S-Video:
  • Computer RGB:
  • USB Ports: 1
  • Music (MP3):
  • Video (MPEG):
  • Photo (JPEG): 1


OUTPUTS (REAR)

  • SPDIF Digital Optical: 1
  • Stereo Audio: 1
  • Headphones:


ADDITIONAL FEATURES

  • Refresh Rate: 60Hz
  • Smooth Motion: No
  • LED: No
  • Picture-in-Picture (PIP): No
  • Picture-outside-Picture (POP): No
  • Zero Bright Pixel Defect Guarantee: No
  • V-Chip: Yes
  • 3D Comb Filter: No
  • 3:2 or 2:2 Reverse Pull-down: Yes
  • ATSC with 8VSB & QAM demodulation: Yes
  • ATSC with MPEG-2 decoding: Yes
  • NTSC Video decoding via Video: Yes via RF or Composite Video
  • Progressive Scan Video: Yes, thru Component VGA or HDMI
  • Color Temperature:
  • Color Fine Tuning: Independent Red, Green and Blue
  • Speakers: Built-in 10W x 2 Speakers
  • Panel Lamp Life (typical): 50,000 Hours
  • Voltage Range: 120Vac at 60Hz
  • Power Consumption: 86W (avg), 0.32W Standby
  • VIZIO Remote Control: VR15


WEIGHT

  • Gross: 44.1lbs
  • Net With Stand: 34.2lbs
  • Without Stand: 32.6lbs


DIMENSIONS

  • With Stand: 40.3″W x 27.6″H x 9.6″D
  • Without Stand: 40.3″W x 26.2″H x 3.8″D
  • Packaging Dimensions: 45.1″W x 32.7″H x 8.9″D