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VIZIO E500IB1

$539.00
Digitaltrends.com Recommended Product
An award winning 50" Full HD TV with not bad features but a price that represents alright value for money
50" Full HD No No Jul 2013
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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VIZIO E500i Review

With very good reviews but good features, we have ranked the VIZIO E500i number 20 in 50 inch TVs and number 323 across all TVs.
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$104 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
60
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Why Has it Scored 61?

It has ok expert reviews with an average expert rating of 65%.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
It has running costs of $104 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 4,020 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This VIZIO TV has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports Picture-in-Picture
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology

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How Big is the VIZIO E500i?

The VIZIO E500i is 1,132mm wide and 81.03mm tall. It is 667mm thick and weighs 16.6kg.

VIZIO E500i front dimensions

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VIZIO E500i In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features but at $539.00 it is cheaper than 56% of TVs.

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Features

Average Display Diagonal

The VIZIO E500i's display diagonal of 50" is pretty average compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 66% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Only Full HD

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

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The VIZIO E500i does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The VIZIO E500i is not 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that 74% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Quite Thick

TVs have thicknesses of between 1.7mm and 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The VIZIO E500i's thickness of 81mm is in the thickest 14% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The VIZIO E500i supports Wi-Fi. 59% of televisions also support Wi-Fi.

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Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angle of the VIZIO E500i of only 176° is fairly narrow compared to most other TVs. It is in the narrowest 12% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. Across all the TVs the horizontal viewing angles range from 150° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 180°.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The VIZIO E500i supports Picture-in-Picture, which is unusual. 76% of televisions do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Energy Star Certified

The VIZIO E500i is Energy Star certified, which is unusual. 84% of televisions are not Energy Star certified.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

TVs have RMS rated powers of between 2W and 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The RMS rated power of the VIZIO E500i of only 8W is quite low compared to most other TVs. It is in the lowest 7% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The E500i is typical compared to the other 4,020 TVs that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on alright energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the E500i is $104.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers vizio e500ibierb, vizio rbe500ib1, vizio e500ib1r, vizio e500ia1
Barcodes 00748252518149, 00827396526774, 00845226007811, 00845226008481, 08452260078114, 748252606228R1

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