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VIZIO M43-C1
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VIZIO M43C1

42.51" Full-Array Flat Jan 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type LED Backlighting Type Screen Shape Release Date
4K Ultra HD for all has arrived. VIZIO M-Series delivers incredible UHD picture quality, powerful performance and beautiful design, all driven by an ultra-intuitive Smart TV experience that makes... More
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8 Reasons For

120 Hz Display Refresh Rate

The VIZIO M43-C1 supports a faster display refresh rate than most televisions that were launched around the same time as it. This TV supports a 120 Hz display refresh rate, whereas most 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as it support a 24 Hz display refresh rate.

This TV's display refresh rate (120 Hz) is actually the best supported display refresh rate amongst all TVs of a comparable spec and age to the M43-C1.

The worst supported display refresh rate amongst similar types of TV is 24 Hz.

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Supports Smart TV Features

Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released more than a year ago, the VIZIO M43-C1 supports smart TV features.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a similar time to the M43-C1, the VIZIO M43-C1 has a WiFi connection.

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VIZIO TVs Have Good Reviews

VIZIO has good average reviews for its 4K and 8K TVs as well as across its entire TV range.

2160p Video Mode

This television supports a 2160p video mode, which is the most frequently supported video mode on 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for more than a year.

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Five HDMI Ports

five HDMI ports

Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the M43-C1 only have between one and four HDMI ports, however the VIZIO M43-C1 has five HDMI ports.

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Very Light

TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the M43-C1 have weights of between 1.1kg and 98kg, and the average weight is 20kg. At only 10 kilograms, the VIZIO M43-C1 is quite light compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the M43-C1.

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Features Two Music Apps

The number of music app featured on the VIZIO M43-C1 is more than most 4K and 8K TVs that were released more than a year ago. This television features an Spotify music app, which is the most commonly featured music app featured on televisions of a comparable age and type to the M43-C1. The music app "Pandora" is also featured on this VIZIO television.

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9 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

The VIZIO M43-C1 is not 3D compatible, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to the M43-C1 are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The VIZIO M43-C1 does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for more than a year also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as the M43-C1 do not feature OLED technology. The VIZIO M43-C1 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated power of the VIZIO M43-C1 of only 10 Watts is one of the lowest amongst televisions that came out around the same time as the M43-C1. 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the M43-C1 have RMS rated power of between 10W and 120W.

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Only Two Processor Cores

The VIZIO M43-C1 is a two processor core TV.

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Only Features Two Apps

The VIZIO M43-C1 has a greater number of lifestyle apps than most televisions of a similar age and type to it. The most commonly featured app is Skype, but this app is not featured on this VIZIO TV. The apps Facebook and Twitter are also featured on this VIZIO television.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

Most TVs that have been available for more than a year have between one and three USB 2.0 ports, including the VIZIO M43-C1 which has one USB 2.0 port.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

This television supports an 802.11ac WiFi standard, which is the most commonly supported WiFi standard on TVs of this spec and age.

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Only One RF Port

The VIZIO M43-C1 is a one RF port TV. Most of the other TVs that were launched more than a year ago have between one and three RF ports.

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3 Other reasons to consider the VIZIO M43-C1

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as it. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

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Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this TV was released.

Average Thickness

At 61.98 millimeters, the VIZIO M43-C1 has a fairly typical thickness compared to most of the other similar spec televisions that have been around for a comparable time to the M43-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
Display Diagonal (metric)
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) Languages
Number of OSD Languages
Performance
Local Dimming
Processor Cores
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
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
Cleaning Cloth
Cables Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Warranty Card
Other Features
Stand Width

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 5 June 2015 by Average Joe
Average Joe would recommend the VIZIO M43-C1

This is a great 4K TV. It is definitely the cheapest TV for that size on the market. You can see the picture quality enhanced for sure. Of course your not going to get a true 4k experience because... Read more…

Easy To Set Up
Good Remote Control
Great Picture Quality
Great Sound Quality
LED-backlit

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $124.77
Electricity cost when on standby $4.50
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Total running cost over 5 years $129.27
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.87 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 23 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers M43-C1, RBM43-C1, vizio m43c1, vizio m43c1r, vizio rbm43c1, vizio m43c1rb, vizio home av m43c1
Barcodes 00696859966996, 00841434101488, 00845226012273, 08452260122732, 696859966996R1, 845226012273R1

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