The VIZIO E500d is 3D compatible. Most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to the E500d also are 3D compatible.
Supports Smart TV Features
The VIZIO E500d supports smart TV features, as do most of the other large TVs that have been available for around the same time as the E500d.
Has a WiFi Connection
The VIZIO E500d has a WiFi connection. Most of the other large TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the E500d also have a WiFi connection.
We looked at average ratings for each TV manufacturer and found that whilst VIZIO has good average reviews across all TVs, VIZIO has unexceptional reviews specifically within its large TVs range.
Four HDMI Ports
Most large TVs that have been available for more than two years have between one and four HDMI ports, including the VIZIO E500d which has four HDMI ports.
802.11n WiFi Standard
This TV supports an 802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many TVs that were released more than two years ago.
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1080p Video Mode
This TV supports a 1080p video mode, which is the most frequently supported video mode on televisions of a similar age and spec to it.
The VIZIO E500d is very light (only 11.9 kilograms) compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been available for a similar time to the E500d. The average weight of large TVs that came out around the same time as the E500d is 20kg, and the weights range from 2.3kg to 63kg.
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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The VIZIO E500d does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other televisions of this type and age also do not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The VIZIO E500d does not feature OLED technology, although this is within the context that most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the E500d also do not feature OLED technology.
Only One USB 2.0 Port
Most TVs that are a similar age to the E500d have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, including the VIZIO E500d which has one USB 2.0 port.
The average thickness of TVs of this age and type is 56mm, and the thicknesses range from 3.5mm to 100mm. The VIZIO E500d has one of the thicker thicknesses (81 millimeters) amongst comparable spec TVs of this age.
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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 age and spec. 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
It was over three years ago when VIZIO released the E500d.
Average Refresh Rate
The VIZIO E500d has a relatively average refresh rate (120 hertz) compared to most of the other large TVs that have been available for more than two years.
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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
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Ports & Interfaces
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Near Field Communication (NFC)
On Screen Display (OSD)
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
ENG, ESP, FRE
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VESA Mounting Interfaces
300 x 300
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Power Consumption (standby)
CSA, CSA-US, FCC Class B, HDMI 1.4a (CEC, ARC), ENERGY STARÂ® 6.0, ATSC A/65, CEA-766-C, EIA, CEC
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Total running cost over 5 years
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.64 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 17 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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