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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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”.
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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.
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.
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.
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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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.
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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High Frequency Rate
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
1920 x 1080
Supported Video Modes
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Supported Graphics Resolutions
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Viewing Angle, Vertical
SRS StudioSound / SRS TruSurround HD / SRS TruVolume
Ports & Interfaces
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Near Field Communication (NFC)
On Screen Display (OSD)
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
ENG, ESP, FRE
Number of OSD Languages
Colour of Product
VESA Mounting Interfaces
400 x 400
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
CSA, CSA-US, FCC Class B, HDMI V1.4 incl. CEC, ARC, ENERGY STARÂ® 5.3, ATSC Spec A/65, EIA/CEA-766-a
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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
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.6 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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