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VIZIO E50-C1
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VIZIO E50C1

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

Expert Reviews Are Average

This TV received an expert rating of 70% from tomsguide.com.

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 frequently supported display refresh rate on televisions that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Supports Smart TV Features

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the E50-C1, the VIZIO E50-C1 supports smart TV features.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The VIZIO E50-C1 has a WiFi connection, unlike most of the other similar spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as the E50-C1 which do not have a WiFi connection.

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VIZIO Has Good TV Reviews

VIZIO has good average ratings for its mid-size TVs as well as across its entire television range compared to other brands.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This television supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly supported display resolution on TVs of a similar type and age to it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This television supports an 802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly supported WiFi standard on similar spec TVs that were released around the same time as it.

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1080p Video Mode

This TV supports a 1080p video mode, which is the most frequently supported video mode on comparable spec TVs that were launched more than a year ago.

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Features Two Video Apps

The number of video apps featured on the VIZIO E50-C1 is more than most TVs that were launched around the same time as it. This TV features a YouTube video app, which is the most commonly featured video app featured on TVs of this spec and age. The video app "NetFlix" is also featured on this television.

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9 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. Most of the other mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to 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, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other similar spec TVs that were released more than a year ago also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the E50-C1, the VIZIO E50-C1 does not feature OLED technology.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

Across all the mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as the E50-C1 the RMS rated power range from 5W to 1,000W. At only 10 Watts, the VIZIO E50-C1 has a quite low RMS rated power compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the E50-C1.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The VIZIO E50-C1 is a one USB 2.0 port television.

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Heavy

The VIZIO E50-C1 is one of the heavier TVs of this age and type (12.5 kilograms) amongst mid-size TVs of this age. Similar spec TVs that were released one year ago have weights of between 3.6kg and 18kg, and the average weight is 8kg.

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Only One RF Port

Most TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the E50-C1 have one RF port, including the VIZIO E50-C1 which has one RF port.

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3 Other reasons to consider the VIZIO E50-C1

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this mid-size TV was released.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many televisions of a similar age and type 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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Average Thickness

At 64.01 millimeters, the VIZIO E50-C1 has a relatively standard thickness compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the E50-C1.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
LED Backlighting Type
Screen Shape
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Display Refresh Rates Supported
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Smart TV
Smart TV
Lifestyle Apps
Video Apps
Music Apps
Screen Mirroring
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
Audio (L,R) Out
Networking
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Standards
Ethernet LAN
Management Features
On Screen Display (OSD)
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Number of OSD Languages
Performance
Local Dimming
USB Recording
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
Certification
Energy Star Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Handheld Remote Control
Mounting Kit
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Warranty Card
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 $69.61
Electricity cost when on standby $2.25
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Total running cost over 5 years $71.86
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0.48T
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 00827396528716, 00845226012228, 00845226043529, 00999990009264, 08452260122282, 696859940149R1

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