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VIZIO E420i

76

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VIZIO E420i

VIZIO E420i
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A good spec and award winning 42" Full HD TV, with low running costs
42" Full HD No 80mm Oct 2013
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VIZIO E420i Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have scored the VIZIO E420i as follows:
91
Reviews
4 Reviews + 2 Awards
79
Features
Good Features
77
Running Costs
$90 Over 5 Years
76
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 76?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 79%.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer TVs with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest TVs 2018.
This VIZIO TV has running costs of $90 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 4,333 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
The E420i has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Supports Wi-Fi
Energy Star certified
The new VIZIO e-series LED HDTV
SMART TV + wi-fi
LED brilliance
Energy savings
Same space
Vibrant contrast
Innovative technology
1080P FULL HD
120Hz effective refresh rate
SRS studiosound HD
Ambient lighting
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED/QLED technology

VIZIO E420i Video Reviews

VIZIO E420i In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The E420i is typical compared to the other 4,333 televisions that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the E420i is $90.

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Features

Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Average Display Diagonal

The VIZIO E420i's display diagonal of 42" is fairly average compared to most other TVs. It is larger than 60% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

Like most other TVs, the VIZIO E420i does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The VIZIO E420i is not 3D. 75% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Thicker Than Average

The VIZIO E420i's thickness of 80mm is thicker than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 16% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. Televisions have thicknesses of between 1.7mm and 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The VIZIO E420i supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of TVs.

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Lower Than Average RMS Rated Power

The VIZIO E420i's RMS rated power of only 16W is in the lowest 23% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. TVs have RMS rated powers of between 2W and 200W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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Does Not Support Picture-in-Picture

The VIZIO E420i does not support Picture-in-Picture. 79% of TVs also do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Energy Star Certified

The VIZIO E420i is Energy Star certified, which is unusual. 83% of TVs are not Energy Star certified.

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Average High Frequency Rate

The high frequency rate of the VIZIO E420i of 120Hz is pretty standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 59% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Features Local Dimming

The VIZIO E420i features local dimming, which is unusual. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

vizio e420ia1

Barcodes:

00845226007798

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