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VIZIO E50-C1
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VIZIO E50C1

49.5" Full-Array Flat Jan 2015
Screen Size HD Type LED Backlighting Screen Shape Release Date
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13 Reasons For

Average Expert Reviews

Expert review website tomsguide.com scored this TV 70%.

Good High Def TV

One person said in their reviews that the product was good at displaying high definition TV. Tomsguide.com said “The E-Series is an excellent HD set for price-conscious buyers looking for a crisp picture with good contrast” and scored it 70 out of 100.

Good Connectivity

One VIZIO E50-C1 owner who purchased it thought it was wifi compatible. Last year Tomsguide.com rated this TV 4 stars and said “It has built-in Wi-Fi and the usual basic smart-TV features for streaming services such as Netflix”.

Robust

One customer mentioned in their reviews that it was strong and durable.

Good Technical Features

One customer said that it had good features. Tomsguide.com said “Reasonable price, good contrast, robust smart-TV features” in their VIZIO E50-C1 review.

120 Hz Display Refresh Rate

This TV supports a 120 Hz display refresh rate, which is the most commonly supported display refresh rate on televisions of this age and type.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Unlike most of the other TVs of this spec and age which do not have a WiFi connection, the VIZIO E50-C1 has a WiFi connection.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The VIZIO E50-C1 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other TVs that are a similar age to the E50-C1.

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VIZIO Televisions Have Good Reviews

On average VIZIO mid-size TVs have good ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all TVs produced by VIZIO.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This television supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many TVs of this age and spec.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This television supports an 802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many televisions of a comparable spec and age to it.

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1080p Video Mode

This TV supports a 1080p video mode, which is the most frequently supported video mode on mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Features Two Video Apps

The VIZIO E50-C1 has a greater number of video apps than most televisions of a comparable spec and age to it. This VIZIO television features a YouTube video app, which is the most commonly featured video app featured on mid-size TVs that have been available for a similar time to the E50-C1. The video app "NetFlix" is also featured on this TV.

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7 Reasons Against

Inferior Sound Quality

One customer mentioned in their reviews that the product did not have good sound quality.

Difficult to Use

One VIZIO E50-C1 reviewer reckoned that this TV did not have a good interface. Tomsguide.com wrote last year “Dated interface, inferior sound” however they gave the product a rating of 4 stars.

Not 3D Compatible

The VIZIO E50-C1 is not 3D compatible, although this is within the context that most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the E50-C1 are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The VIZIO E50-C1 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to the E50-C1 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The VIZIO E50-C1 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched more than a year ago also do not feature OLED technology.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

At only 10 Watts, the VIZIO E50-C1 has a quite low RMS rated power compared to most of the other TVs of this type and age. The lowest RMS rated power of similar spec televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as the E50-C1 is 5W, the highest is 1,000W, and the average RMS rated power is 20W.

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Heavy

Across all the mid-size TVs that have been available for a similar time to the E50-C1 the weights range from 3.6kg to 18kg. At 12.5 kilograms, the VIZIO E50-C1 is quite heavy compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that were released one year ago.

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3 Other reasons to consider the VIZIO E50-C1

Released Over a Year Ago

This VIZIO television has been on the market for over a year.

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 TVs that have been available for around the same time as it. 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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Average Thickness

At 64.01 millimeters, the VIZIO E50-C1 has a relatively typical thickness compared to most of the other televisions of this age and spec.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
LED Backlighting
Screen Shape
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Aspect Ratio
Display Refresh Rate
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Vertical Viewing Angle
Smart TV
App
Video App
Music App
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
Audio Out Port
Networking
WiFi Standard
Management Features
On Screen Display Language
OSD Language
Performance
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
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
Other Features
Stand Width

Expert Reviews

(1)
15 July 2015

The E-Series is an excellent HD set for price-conscious buyers looking for a crisp picture with good contrast...

Reasonable price, good contrast, robust smart-TV features
Los televisores Vizio serie E con atenuacin local ofrecen una buena calidad de imagen por un precio asequible
La imagen sacar a relucir niveles de negro profundos, tiene colores precisos y un gran desempeo en entornos de mucha luz
El componente de Sma
Dated interface, inferior sound
Tonos claros menos fuertes que algunos televisores ms caros, sistema arcaico de actualizacin del software, variaciones significativas entre los modelos, mala calidad de sonido y un remoto con aspecto

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 28 May 2015 by 1952John
1952John would recommend the Vizio E50-C1

I had purchased a Samsung 42" Smart TV in December for my family in the Philippines. It was very difficult to set up and operate. Because so little of the broadcasts are HD and/or... Read more…

All the connections options I could ever need
Easy To Set Up
Energy Efficient
Good Remote Control
Great Picture Quality
Confusing Bad Remote Control
Slow interface

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $72.91
Electricity cost when on standby $2.36
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Total running cost over 5 years $75.27
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.48 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 13 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers E50-C1, E50-C1-RB, vizio d50d1, vizio e50c1, vizio e50c1r, vizio e50c1rb, vizio rbe50c1, vizio wifie50c1, vizio home av e50c1
Barcodes 00845226012228, 00845226043529, 00999990009264, 08452260122282, 696859940149R1

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