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VIZIO M470SL
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VIZIO M470SL

46.96" 120Hz Edge-Lit LED Jun 2012
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate LED Backlighting Type Release Date
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VIZIO M470SL Review BEST VIZIO M470SL Review

11 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Average

This TV received an expert rating of 70 out of 100 from goodhousekeeping.com.

Good Picture Quality

Some VIZIO M470SL owners considered that it had good picture quality.

Good Product Quality

Two customers wrote in their reviews that the VIZIO M470SL was good quality. Expert review site Goodhousekeeping.com wrote “It's certainly one of the best value 47-inch TVs on the market, with good picture quality” in their VIZIO M470SL review and scored it 4 stars. Goodhousekeeping.com also wrote “Great picture quality overall”.

Supports Smart TV Features

The VIZIO M470SL supports smart TV features, unlike most of the other TVs of this spec and age which do not support smart TV features.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The VIZIO M470SL has a WiFi connection, unlike most of the other TVs that have been around for around the same time as the M470SL which do not have a WiFi connection.

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VIZIO Has Good Reviews for Its Televisions

On average VIZIO mid-size TVs have good reviews compared to other manufacturers as do all televisions manufactured by VIZIO.

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Four HDMI Ports

four HDMI ports

The VIZIO M470SL is a four HDMI port TV. Most of the other mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the M470SL have between one and four HDMI ports.

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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 comparable spec televisions that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

Across all the TVs of a comparable age and type to the M470SL the RMS rated power range from 2W to 80W. The VIZIO M470SL has a fairly high RMS rated power (20 Watts) compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the M470SL.

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Supports One Audio Format

The VIZIO M470SL has a greater number of audio formats than most TVs that are a similar age to it. This TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by TVs of a similar age and type to the M470SL.

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Not Included Optical Disc Drive

This TV has a Not included optical disc drive, which is typical of many televisions of a comparable age and spec to it.

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6 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

The VIZIO M470SL is not 3D compatible. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to the M470SL, the VIZIO M470SL does not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The VIZIO M470SL has a greater number of image formats than most TVs of a similar type and age to it. This TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the M470SL.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The VIZIO M470SL does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the M470SL also do not feature OLED technology.

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Heavy

The weights of televisions of this age and spec range from 3.7kg to 36kg. The VIZIO M470SL is one of the heavier televisions of a comparable type and age to the M470SL (16 kilograms) amongst mid-size TVs of this age.

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Fairly Slow Response Time

Across all the TVs of this age and spec the response times range from 2ms to 400ms. The VIZIO M470SL has a quite slow response time (9 milliseconds) compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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4 Other reasons to consider the VIZIO M470SL

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of a comparable spec and age 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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Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when this TV was released.

Average Refresh Rate

At 120 hertz, the VIZIO M470SL has a pretty typical refresh rate compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the M470SL.

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Average Thickness

At 51 millimeters, the VIZIO M470SL has a relatively average thickness compared to most of the other televisions of this age and spec.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
High Frequency Rate
LED Backlighting Type
Response Time
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display Resolution
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Audio
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
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
DVI Port
HDMI Version
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Standards
Ethernet LAN
Management Features
On Screen Display (OSD)
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Performance
Optical Disc Player Type
Card Reader Integrated
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Local Dimming
Ambient Light Sensor
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
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
Handheld Remote Control

Expert Reviews

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11 February 2015

The Vizio M470SL is only $100 more than its sibling, the E3D470VX, but you get a sleeker set. We never would have guessed this TV costs less than $1,000. It's certainly one of the best value... Read more…

Great picture quality overall
Inexpensive
Less than stellar lowlight performance
Slow to start up

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $157.74
Electricity cost when on standby $4.61
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Total running cost over 5 years $162.35
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the VIZIO M470SLuses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.1 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 28 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers m470sl, framethetv m470, framethetv m470s, framethetv m470sl
Barcodes 00610395123880, 00845226006791
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