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VIZIO E500i

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VIZIO E500i

VIZIO E500i
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A fully featured and award winning 50" Full HD TV, with low running costs
50" Full HD No 81.03mm Jul 2013
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VIZIO E500i Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the VIZIO E500i number 73 in 50 inch TVs and number 141 in best selling TVs.
87
Reviews
3 Reviews + 1 Award
81
Features
Fully-Featured
76
Running Costs
$110 Over 5 Years
77
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 77?

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 2018.
It has running costs of $110 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 4,388 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This VIZIO TV has some great features:
Larger than average display diagonal
Supports Wi-Fi
Energy Star certified
Supports Picture-in-Picture
The new VIZIO e-series LED HDTV
SMART TV + wi-fi
LED brilliance
Energy savings
Same space
Vibrant contrast
Innovative technology
1080P FULL HD
Smart dimming
120Hz effective refresh rate
SRS studiosound HD

VIZIO E500i Video Reviews

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
VIZIO E500i size in context

VIZIO E500i In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the E500i will cost $110 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 4,388 TVs.

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Features

Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

Across all the televisions the display diagonals range from 13" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The display diagonal of the VIZIO E500i of 50" is in the largest 35% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV 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/QLED Technology

The VIZIO E500i does not feature OLED/QLED technology, although this is within the context that 98% of televisions also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

Like most other televisions, the VIZIO E500i is not 3D. 75% of televisions are not 3D.

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Thicker Than Average

The VIZIO E500i's thickness of 81mm is thicker than average when compared to most other televisions. It is thicker than 85% of all televisions when ranked by this feature. Across all the televisions the thicknesses range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The VIZIO E500i supports Wi-Fi. 61% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Have an Optical Disc Player

Like most other televisions, the VIZIO E500i does not have an optical disc player. 99% of TVs do not have an optical disc player.

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Slower Than Average Response Time

The response time of the VIZIO E500i of 8ms is in the slowest 26% of all televisions when ranked by this feature. Across all the TVs the response times range from 0.1ms to 50ms, and the average response time is 6.9ms.

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Energy Star Certified

The VIZIO E500i is Energy Star certified, which is unusual. 83% of televisions are not Energy Star certified.

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angle of the VIZIO E500i of only 176° is narrower than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the narrowest 14% of all televisions when ranked by this feature. Across all the televisions the horizontal viewing angles range from 150° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 180°.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

The VIZIO E500i's RMS rated power of only 8W is lower than 92% of all televisions when sorted by this feature. The lowest RMS rated power of TVs is 2W, the highest is 200W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The VIZIO E500i supports Picture-in-Picture, unlike 78% of TVs which do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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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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