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VIZIO E420
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VIZIO E420

42" 60Hz Full-Array Oct 2013
Screen Size HD Type Refresh Rate LED Backlighting Release Date
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Reviews VIZIO E420-B1 42-Inch 1080p 60Hz LED HDTV
VIZIO E420-B1 42-Inch 1080p 60Hz LED HDTV Review
Top VIZIO E420-B1 42-Inch 1080p 60Hz LED HDTV (Review)

4 Reasons For

Good Brand

Mid-size TVs manufactured by VIZIO have good reviews on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all TVs (not just mid-size TVs) and found that VIZIO also has good reviews across its entire range.

Quite High RMS Rated Power

Across all the TVs of a similar age and spec to the E420 the RMS rated power range from 2W to 80W. The VIZIO E420 has one of the higher RMS rated power (20 Watts) amongst TVs of this age.

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1080p Video Mode

This television supports a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many TVs of this age and type.

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Quite Fast Response Time

The average response time of televisions of a similar age and spec to the E420 is 9.2ms. The VIZIO E420 has a quite fast response time (only 6 milliseconds) compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the E420.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for a similar time to the E420, the VIZIO E420 does not have a WiFi connection.

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Does Not Support Smart TV Features

Most mid-size TVs that were launched more than two years ago do not support smart TV features. The VIZIO E420 is no exception to this as it too does not support smart TV features.

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Not 3D Compatible

The VIZIO E420 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other TVs that were released around the same time as the E420 are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to the E420, the VIZIO E420 does not have a built-in camera.

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Very Slow Refresh Rate

Comparable spec TVs that were launched around the same time as the E420 have refresh rates of between 50Hz and 1,600Hz, and the average refresh rate is 170Hz. With a refresh rate of only 60 hertz, the VIZIO E420 has one of the slower refresh rates amongst similar spec TVs of this age.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to the E420, the VIZIO E420 does not feature OLED technology.

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Only Two HDMI Ports

Most TVs that were released more than two years ago have between one and four HDMI ports, including the VIZIO E420 which has two HDMI ports.

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Quite Thick

The thinnest thickness of TVs of this type and age is 3.5mm and the thickest is 100mm. With a thickness of 82 millimeters, the VIZIO E420 has one of the thicker thicknesses amongst mid-size TVs of this age.

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2 Other reasons to consider the VIZIO E420

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on mid-size TVs that have been available for more than two years. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when VIZIO released the E420.

Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Refresh Rate
LED Backlighting
Screen Shape
Response Time
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Graphics Resolution
Vertical Viewing Angle
Smart TV
Internet Browser
Audio
Audio System
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Ports & Interfaces
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
RF Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Networking
WiFi Connection
Bluetooth Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Near Field Communication
Management Features
Picture in Picture Function
On Screen Display Language
OSD Language
Performance
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Average Power Consumption
Certificates
Certification
DLNA Certificate
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Other Features
Placement Option

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $77.70
Electricity cost when on standby $4.75
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Total running cost over 5 years $82.45
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.52 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
14
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 14 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers e420a0, E420B0-RB, vizio e420, vizio e420v, vizio e420vt, vizio e420b0, vizio e420b1, vizio e420vo, vizio e420b1n, vizio e420b1r, vizio e420b0r, vizio e420b0rb, vizio e420b1ns, vizio e420b1rb, vizio e420b1nsp, vizio e420b1nspb, vizio e420b1nspbr, vizio e420b1nspbrc
Barcodes 00637230037409, 00637230037416, 00845226003691, 00845226005527, 00845226008184, 00845226010545, 07426700284244, 08452260105452, 794504681260R1, 845226008184R1
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