VIZIO E231 Review
|$34 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 51?
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
This TV has running costs of only $34 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 5% of all 4,020 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Energy Star certified
Has a PC in (D-Sub) port
Quite small display diagonal
VIZIO E231 In-Depth Analysis
Quite Small Display Diagonal
The VIZIO E231's display diagonal of only 23" is in the smallest 4% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. The smallest display diagonal of TVs is 2", the largest is 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".
Like most other TVs, the VIZIO E231 is not 3D. 74% of TVs are not 3D.
The thickness of the VIZIO E231 of 53.6mm is relatively average compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 36% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.
Does Not Support Wi-Fi
The VIZIO E231 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike 59% of televisions which support Wi-Fi.
Does Not Support Internet TV
The VIZIO E231 does not support internet TV, although keep in mind that 61% of TVs also do not support internet TV.
Does Not Have an Ethernet Port
The VIZIO E231 does not have an ethernet port, unlike 64% of televisions which have an ethernet port.
Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle
The horizontal viewing angle of the VIZIO E231 of only 170° is in the narrowest 7% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The average horizontal viewing angle of all TVs is 180°, with the narrowest being 150° and the widest being 180°.
Very Slow High Frequency Rate
TVs have high frequency rates of between 20Hz and 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 260Hz. The VIZIO E231's high frequency rate of only 60Hz is quite slow compared to most other TVs. It is in the slowest 16% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.
Energy Star Certified
The VIZIO E231 is Energy Star certified. 84% of TVs are not Energy Star certified.
Quite Low RMS Rated Power
Across all the TVs the RMS rated powers range from 2W to 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The VIZIO E231's RMS rated power of only 4W is in the lowest 1% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.
Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port
The VIZIO E231 has a PC in (D-Sub) port, which is unusual. 74% of TVs do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.
Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
The highest display resolution supported by the VIZIO E231 is 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 49% lower display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels TV, which is the most common resolution supported by TVs. Across all TVs the resolution ranges from 1024 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).
Running Costs Are Very Low
The E231 has an average 5 year running cost of only $34 based on satisfactory usage levels and energy prices, which is in the cheapest 5% of all 4,020 TVs.
|Manufacturer Part Numbers||vizio e231b1|