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VIZIO E420i

42" Full HD 120Hz Oct 2013
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate Wi-Fi Release Date $84.03 Electricity cost over 5 years
One industry award
Reasonably priced
Full HD
3 Reviews + 1 Award
Digitaltrends.com Recommended Product

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Reviews

One Industry Award

The author at one expert review site concluded that they would endorse this VIZIO television. Digitaltrends.com gave this TV a "Recommended Product" award.

Average Expert Reviews

Three experts from sites including CNET.com, Digitaltrends.com and evogadget.com have rated this TV on average 72%.

VIZIO Has Good Television Reviews

Based on 186 expert and owner reviews, VIZIO has good reviews for its televisions. VIZIO also has good reviews specifically for its medium display diagonal TVs compared to other manufacturers. 100% of those that bought a VIZIO TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Great Feature Set

Two people who bought this TV agreed that it had good features. Four years ago website Digitaltrends.com mentioned in their review of this TV “Great feature set”. They also wrote “Samsung says that sets offer identical features (save weight and dim” in their review.


Design

Good Picture Quality

Two owners said in their reviews that the product was good quality. Website Digitaltrends.com wrote “Good picture quality” and rated it 75 out of 100. They also mentioned “The E420i-A0's solid picture quality, useable on-board audio” in their review.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

VIZIO released the E420i in October 2013.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of a comparable age and spec to 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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Good Picture Quality

Two owners reckoned that this TV had good picture quality.

Not 3D

The VIZIO E420i is not 3D, although keep in mind that most of the other TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to this TV are also not 3D.

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Average High Frequency Rate

With a high frequency rate of 120 hertz, the VIZIO E420i has a pretty typical high frequency rate compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that were launched more than two years ago.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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42 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 42 inch TV.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The VIZIO E420i supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The VIZIO E420i has an ethernet port, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for more than two years.

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Weight & Dimensions

With Its Thin Bezel

Two customers who purchased it considered that it was thin. Website Digitaltrends.com rated it 4 stars out of 5 and wrote “With its thin bezel”. They also said “Relatively slim design” in their review.

Quite Thick

The average depth of televisions that have been on the market for more than two years is 59mm, and the depths range from 3.5mm to 100mm. With a depth of 80 millimeters, the VIZIO E420i has one of the thicker depths amongst TVs of this age.

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Management Features

Does Not Support Picture-in-Picture

The VIZIO E420i does not support Picture-in-Picture, unlike most of the other TVs that are a similar age to this television which support Picture-in-Picture.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The VIZIO E420i has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other TVs that came out more than two years ago also have an Energy Star certified.

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Performance

Features Local Dimming

The VIZIO E420i features local dimming. Most of the other televisions that have been available for more than two years do not feature local dimming.

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Smart TV

Supports Internet TV

The VIZIO E420i supports internet TV. Most of the other similar spec televisions that have been available for more than two years also support internet TV.

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Audio

Quite Low RMS Rated Power

At only 16 Watts, the VIZIO E420i has a quite low RMS rated power compared to most of the other televisions of this type and age. Across all the medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to this television the RMS rated powers range from 4W to 1,000W.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers vizio e420ia1
Barcodes 00845226007798

VIZIO E420i Review Sources

To prepare this VIZIO E420i review we compared this TV to 4,717 other models. For each TV that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 1,043,377 product attributes, 88,300 TV reviews and 3,666,500 historical TV prices from 204 TV retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this TV compared to the other models as well as any areas where this TV is lacking.
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