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VIZIO E422

VIZIO E422

reviewed.com Editor's Choice
42" 120Hz Oct 2013
Screen Size HD Type Refresh Rate Smart TV Features Release Date
VIZIO's 42 Class LCD HDTV with VIZIO Internet Apps puts the best of the web right on your TV screen, giving you instant access to VUDU, Netflix, Hulu Plus, Pandora, Facebook, Twitter and more.... More
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14 Reasons For

One Industry Award

This mid-size TV received an "Editor's Choice" from Reviewed.com who decided that this television was exceptional.

Good Product Quality

A number of people who reviewed this TV considered that it was good quality. Expert review site Toptenreviews.com said “Vizio has released many TVs with decent video quality and the same apps you would find on high-end LED TVs” and gave it a score of 4 stars. Goodhousekeeping.com rated this TV 70 out of 100 and said “Great image quality”.

Easy to Use

One VIZIO E422 owner reckoned that it had a good interface. Goodhousekeeping.com mentioned “Its Smart TV interface can seem dated, as can its styling, eben for a non-LED-based LCD TV” in their review. One VIZIO E422 reviewer who reviewed this TV thought it was easy to use.

Good Sound Quality

One customer who reviewed it considered that it had good sound quality. Goodhousekeeping.com rated this TV 70 out of 100 and mentioned “Its streaming video and audio selection is excellent” in their VIZIO E422 review.

Good Connectivity

One person who reviewed the VIZIO E422 reckoned that it was wifi compatible. Goodhousekeeping.com said in their review of this TV “Smart TV and built-in Wi-Fi connectivity”.

Good Picture Quality

One person considered that the product had good picture quality.

Good Technical Features

One person who bought it wrote that it had good features. Goodhousekeeping.com said “The Vizio 2VLE delivers plenty of features for the price, including a 120Hz refresh rate” in their review of the VIZIO E422.

Supports Smart TV Features

The VIZIO E422 supports smart TV features, unlike most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to the E422 which do not support smart TV features.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The VIZIO E422 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to the E422 do not have a WiFi connection.

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VIZIO TVs Have Good Reviews

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

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This TV supports an 802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently supported WiFi standard on televisions of a comparable age and type to it.

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1080p Video Mode

This TV supports a 1080p video mode, which is the most commonly supported video mode on televisions of a similar type and age to it.

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Three HDMI Ports

three HDMI ports

The VIZIO E422 is a three HDMI port TV. Most of the other similar spec televisions that were released more than two years ago have between one and four HDMI ports.

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Very Fast Response Time

Across all the televisions of this age and type the response times range from 2ms to 400ms, and the average response time is 9.2ms. At only 5 milliseconds, the VIZIO E422 has a quite fast response time compared to most of the other TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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9 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on three expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, toptenreviews.com and goodhousekeeping.com the average expert rating of this mid-size TV is 68%.

Not Good in Terms of Size

One customer wrote that the product was not heavy. Reviewed.com mentioned “If you can get past the E552VLE's hefty size and inflexible stand design, you might find you enjoy its big buttons” in their VIZIO E422 review.

Inferior Stand

One person who bought this TV reckoned that it did not have a good stand.

Poor Smart TV Features

One customer wrote in their reviews that the product did not have good apps. Goodhousekeeping.com wrote two years ago “Slow to load apps”.

Poor Design

One person who reviewed it thought it was not a good design. Goodhousekeeping.com said in their VIZIO E422 review “The external design of the TV is not as sleek as other models” but even so they still rated it 4 stars.

Not 3D Compatible

Most televisions of a comparable type and age to the E422 are not 3D compatible. The VIZIO E422 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The VIZIO E422 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to the E422 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as the E422, the VIZIO E422 does not feature OLED technology.

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Quite Thick

The average thickness of TVs of a similar age and spec to the E422 is 62mm, and the thicknesses range from 3.5mm to 100mm. At 89 millimeters, the VIZIO E422 has a fairly thick thickness compared to most of the other TVs that are a similar age to the E422.

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3 Other reasons to consider the VIZIO E422

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on televisions of this spec and age. 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

VIZIO released the E422 over three years ago.

Average Refresh Rate

At 120 hertz, the VIZIO E422 has a relatively standard refresh rate compared to most of the other televisions that were launched more than two years ago.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Refresh Rate
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
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
Audio
Audio System
Built-In Speaker
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
Networking
WiFi Connection
Bluetooth Connection
WiFi Standard
Ethernet LAN Connection
Near Field Communication
Management Features
Picture in Picture Function
On Screen Display
On Screen Display Language
OSD Language
Performance
Local Dimming
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting Interface
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Certificates
Certification
Energy Star Certification
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Handheld Remote Control
Other Features
Placement Option

1 Award

reviewed.com Editor's Choice

Expert Reviews

(5)
31 December 2014

The Vizio E552VLE was the least expensive 55-inch TV in our test, but you wouldn't guess that from watching it. At a glance, this Vizio lacks the razor thin design of many other TVs (in fact it's... Read more…

Great image quality
Energysaving dimming feature
For a budget LED TV, this Vizio still offers a decent picture
The Vizio 2VLE delivers plenty of features for the price, including a 120Hz refresh rate
Smart TV and built-in Wi-Fi connectivity
Slow to load apps
Mediocre contrast in lowlight scenes
The external design of the TV is not as sleek as other models
Compared with other budget TVs the 32VLE showed even lighter black levels, and it failed to properly handle 1080 24 sources
Its Smart TV interface can seem dated, as can its styling, eben for a non-LED-based LCD TV
21 November 2013

The Vizio E Series offers a line of TVs that are affordable without compromising too much on video quality and design...

23 October 2012

If you can get past the E552VLE's hefty size and inflexible stand design, you might find you enjoy its big buttons and port layout. If you don't feel too confounded by the Mutt-and-Jeff-ness of a...

Reviewed.com

1 June 2012

So yup, at the end of our benchmarks performed for this article we can conclude that this is a TV which, despite its low price, won't leave a lot to be desired...

16 March 2012

The Vizio E2VLE series may appeal to budget shoppers who just want Smart TV, but subpar picture quality hurts its chances against the tough competition...

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Electricity cost when switched on $88.17
Electricity cost when on standby $4.69
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Total running cost over 5 years $92.86
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.6 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 16 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers e422vl, e422vle, vizio e422, vizio e422a, vizio e422ar
Barcodes 00845226006708
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