Vizio E420i-A1 comparison

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Vizio E420i-A1

Vizio E420i-A1
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Vizio E500i-A1

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Vizio E390i-A1

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Vizio M551d-A2R

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Price $542 at 1 store $472 at 1 store $705 at 1 store $367 to $489 at 6 stores $475 to $999 at 2 stores
CNET editors' rating
3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.4 (3.5 stars)
3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.4 (3.5 stars)
3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.4 (3.5 stars)
3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.4 (3.5 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.1 (4.0 stars)
Average user rating 5.0 stars out of 1 review 0 stars No reviews, write one! 5.0 stars out of 1 review 4.5 stars out of 1 review 3.5 stars out of 4 reviews
Release date November 15, 2012 November 15, 2012 November 15, 2012 November 15, 2012 June 04, 2013
The Bottom Line The Vizio E series offers picture quality nearing the more expensive M series and is a very good choice if you value its Smarts and styling. The Vizio E series offers picture quality nearing the more expensive M series and is a very good choice if you value its Smarts and styling. The Vizio E series offers picture quality nearing the more expensive M series and is a very good choice if you value its Smarts and styling. The Vizio E series offers picture quality nearing the more expensive M series and is a very good choice if you value its Smarts and styling. The Vizio M-Series offers a potent combination of excellent design, decent picture quality, and a pocket-friendly price.

Basic specs

Features See What's the Same or What's different
PC interface VGA (HD-15)
VGA (HD-15)
Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable
Pixel response time 6.5 ms
6 ms
8 ms
6.5 ms
5 ms
Internet streaming services Netflix
Vudu
Hulu Plus
Pandora
Facebook
YouTube
Twitter
Netflix
Amazon Instant Video
Vudu
iHeartRadio
Pandora
Facebook
YouTube
ESPN
Yahoo! Sports
M-Go
USA Today Sports
Twitter
Netflix
Hulu Plus
Vudu
Skype
Pandora
Facebook
YouTube
Twitter
Netflix
Vudu
Hulu Plus
Pandora
Facebook
YouTube
Twitter
Vizio Internet Apps Plus
Netflix
Amazon Instant Video
MGO
Hulu Plus
Vudu
Facebook
FlixFling
YouTube
Pandora
iHeartRadio
Rhapsody
Flickr
Fandago
Crackle
Addtional features SRS StudioSound
SRS TruVolume
SRS TruSurround HD
Ambient light sensor (ALS)
Mercury Free
Slim frame design
SRS StudioSound
SRS TruSurround HD
SRS TruVolume
DLNA
Ambient light sensor (ALS)
Slim frame design
Mercury Free
Slim frame design
SRS StudioSound
SRS StudioSound HD
SRS TruVolume
Ambient light sensor (ALS)
Mercury Free
SRS StudioSound
SRS TheaterSound HD
SRS TruVolume
Ambient light sensor (ALS)
Mercury Free
Slim frame design
DLNA
Ambient light sensor (ALS)
Resolution 1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080
Total output power 16 Watt
20 Watt
16 Watt
Info unavailable 15 Watt
LED backlight type Direct with local dimming
Direct Light w/ local dimming
Direct with local dimming
Direct with local dimming
Edge-lit with smart dimming
Display format 1080p
1080p
1080p
1080p
1080p
Image aspect ratio 16:9
16:9
16:9
16:9
16:9
Refresh rate 120 Hz
120 Hz
120 Hz
120 Hz
240 Hz
HDMI ports qty 3
3
4
3
4
Diagonal size 42 in
42 in
50 in
39 in
55 in
LCD backlight technology LED backlight technology
LED backlight technology
LED backlight
LED backlight technology
LED backlight technology
Supported DTV resolutions Info unavailable 1080p
Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable
Speaker(s) 2 x Main channel speaker - Built-in - 8 Watt
2 x Main channel speaker - Built-in - 10 Watt
2 x Main channel speaker - Built-in - 8 Watt
Info unavailable 2 x Main channel speaker - Built-in - 15 Watt
Dynamic contrast ratio 2000000:1
2000000:1
2000000:1
2000000:1
10000000:1
TV tuner presence Yes
Yes
Yes
Info unavailable Yes
Video interface HDMI
Component
Composite
HDMI
Component
Composite
HDMI
Component
Composite
Info unavailable HDMI
Component
Composite
Dimensions (WxDxH) 38.1 in x 8 in x 24.5 in - With stand
37.9 in x 7.3 in x 24.4 in - With stand
44.56 in x 10.36 in x 28.08 in - With stand
Info unavailable 48.61 in x 10.12 in x 30.56 in - With stand
ENERGY STAR version 5.3
5.3
5.3
Info unavailable 6.0
Connectivity protocols Built-in Wi-Fi
Ethernet
Built-in Wi-Fi
Built-in Wi-Fi
Ethernet
Built-in Wi-Fi
Ethernet
Built-in Wi-Fi
Ethernet
Weight 28 lbs
23.1 lbs
42.95 lbs
Info unavailable 50.11 mg
Input/Output connections 3 x HDMI (19 pin HDMI Type A) - Side
1 x Composite video / component video input (RCA phono x 3) - Bottom
1 x Network (RJ-45) - Bottom
1 x USB (4 pin USB Type A) - Side
1 x SPDIF output - Bottom
1 x Audio output (Mini-phone stereo 3.5 mm) - Side
3 x HDMI (19 pin HDMI Type A)
1 x Composite video / component video input (RCA phono x 3)
1 x Network (RJ-45)
1 x USB (4 pin USB Type A)
1 x Audio output (RCA phono x 2)
1 x Digital audio output (optical) (TOSLINK)
1 x Audio input (RCA phono x 2)
4 x HDMI (19 pin HDMI Type A) - Side
1 x Composite video / component video input (RCA phono x 3) - Bottom
1 x USB (4 pin USB Type A) - Side
1 x Digital audio output (optical) (TOSLINK) - Side
1 x Audio output (RCA phono x 2) - Side
1 x Audio line-in (RCA phono x 2) - Bottom
1 x Network (RJ-45) - Bottom
Info unavailable 1 x Composite video / component video input (RCA phono x 3)
1 x Audio line-in (RCA phono x 2)
1 x Network (RJ-45)
4 x HDMI (19 pin HDMI Type A)
2 x USB 2.0 (4 pin USB Type A)
1 x SPDIF output (TOSLINK)
1 x Audio line-out (RCA phono x 2)
Manufacturer warranty 1 year warranty
1 year warranty
1 year warranty
Info unavailable 1 year warranty
HDCP compatible Yes
Yes
Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable
Digital TV tuner ATSC
ATSC
Info unavailable Info unavailable ATSC
Surround mode Yes
Yes
Yes
Info unavailable Yes
Sound effects SRS StudioSound
SRS TruSurround HD
SRS StudioSound
SRS TruSurround HD
SRS StudioSound
SRS TruSurround HD
Info unavailable DTS StudioSound
DTS TruSurround
DTS TruVolume
3D technology Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Yes
Product type LED-LCD
LED-LCD
LED-LCD
LED-LCD
LED-LCD
Brightness Info unavailable 300 cd/m2
350 cd/m2
Info unavailable 350 cd/m2
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