Fantastic TV for the price!
I went from a 32" Philips LCD TV to this and I have to admit the Black level of the Vizio isn't as dark (probably a byproduct of the edge-lighting). However, don't be scared of Vizio because some people have had excessive edge-lighting issues. If your unit has a lot of this issue, then exchange it within the return period.
Overall I am extremely happy with my choice. I don't understand the issues other reviewers have had; maybe these were earlier production units and these glitches have been resolved on later units. I don't think there is a better set out there for $479. Outstanding value and I highly recommend if you are in the market for a 40" tv.
Smart, supports a 1080p native resolution
The Vizio E551i-A2 ($829) is never going to claim the title of Home Theater King with its poor uniformity and judder-prone motion, but it deserves some serious accolades. For what you're paying, you could probably get a 50-inch dumb TV from other manufacturers. Vizio is tossing in an extra five inches of screen and easy access to Netflix, Hulu, and Facebook - more or less for free.
We think that's awesome.
Good for sports viewing, High-def
For those that are looking for a solid Full HD television that offer high quality viewing, then the Vizio E401i-A2 is probably something to consider. Serious sport fans and those that are into fast action movies will love this TV.
What's not to like?
The Vizio is very easy to set up. It is, quite literally, plug and play. And within a very few minutes of filling in on-screen answers, the wi-fi was working and Netflix was playing. The remote is small, as are the keys (for my somewhat large fingers). But everything is clearly labeled, which makes it is easy to use. The learning process for the remote is short. I only had to refer to the 'Quick Start' guide once.
Easy to stream movies & series with Internet Apps
As mentioned in the beginning, it's a good HDTV with bunch of useful features. You'll watch TV, series and movies no problem with this. And if you run out of them temporarily you can get more with Internet Apps. Thus there's always something entertaining when you fire up this TV :)
A great package without the kiddie features
After doing my research based on the above criteria, Samsung's 6003 model was the *only* one that fit the bill - no SmartTV (don't want to pay for features I'm not going to use), no 3D (waste of money, I believe), the Ultra-Slim form factor, and all of the technical features which make the display so great. At $697, I felt this was a great price - and I really liked saving money by not having the features I deemed obsolete.
Easy set up very clear picture in HD
So easy to use and set up, crystal clear picture if you are watching anything HD. This isn't even for sale yet here on Amazon but I bought this at a local dealer yesterday and it is perfect. Apps work great. We have amazon prime and i am watching a movie as I type. We got the 50in and could not be happier.
Good overall image quality
The design of the Sony KDL-46EX645 has seen a little bit of an update compared to Sony's previous line of HDTVs. The new bezel is metallic in color and has a new finish that actually makes it look quite attractive. The stand, on the other hand, is a fairly standard black rectangular design.
Aesthetically beautiful, Well rounded features
Overall, we really like the Sony KDL46EX645. We feel it has a good combination of features for its price. It's a good choice to be the main TV in your home.
Delivers a very strong picture quality performance for an edge-lit LED/LCD TV.
The picture quality aspects of the Sony 55HX850 is certainly its best traits as we found some of the features lacking or absent. There are significant picture controls, lots to test, but ultimately the TV produces a very nice picture with most of the "extra" picture features turned off and proper calibration plugged in. The essential premium Internet Apps are covered. The speakers/audio quality is a pleasant surprise, while the menu is disappointing.
A top-notch contrast ratio and colors on this TV are very good.
When all is said and done, the 55HX850 (MSRP $2,600) proves that Sony still knows a thing or two about crafting TVs.
There are plenty of good reasons to consider checking this Sony out, chief among them the TV's picture quality. The 55HX850 has a superb contrast and great colors. This Sony's 3D experience is also great, with no noticeable image ghosting found during our testing. Did we mention that the 55HX850 is a looker, too?
Internet functionality is where this flagship stumbles.
Beautiful picture with excellent colors and the blackest blacks
The good news is that Sony' HX850 displays a uniformity of picture quality no matter the source - streaming, over-the-air HD, Blu-ray discs, and MKV-MP4 files from a USB hard drive.
One stumbling block: 3-D. It's only so-so, and it requires a pair of Sony-made glasses, as the company doesn't use one of the cross-compatible standards other manufacturers are relying on. Still, I'm not going to let the bummer 3-D experience sour me on this television.
One of the nicest looking TV sets around.
When compared to the Sony HX820, this is a superior model, which is actually saying quite a lot since that model is a truly amazing TV set. The picture quality is higher and the blacks couldn't get any blacker than they are on this one. Sony has long been considered the king of technology and it when it comes to this Sony KDL55HX850 this is so true. Sony has risen up to the challenge by providing a top-notch TV that is as close to perfect as you can get.
Picture quality is fantastic, even straight out of the box
At $2100 and $2600 (for the 46-inch and 55-inch models, respectively) the HX850 is on par with its LED competition in terms of price - it's certainly more affordable than Panasonic's WT50 - while producing a picture that can compete with plasmas like Panny's VT50. That's a rare talent.
Very good set of streaming options
The Vizio M3D470KD's low price, very good image quality, and keyboard remote control make it a serious contender for the bang-for-the-buck crown. The audio problems and other quirks make the set less than perfect, but those shortcomings are negligible if you don't use your HDTV's built-in sound system.
Has a beautiful Razor thin design.
Advanced picture technology combined with a super thin profile make the Vizio M3D550KD TV a prized buy for anyone who is looking for a high quality 3D Smart TV.
Even though you may have to spend a little time fine tuning your picture once you unbox this television, this minor annoyance will seem like nothing compared to the stunning picture quality that you will be able to get once you are finished.
Great TV/ Great Price
This is a very nice TV at a nice pricepoint at $598. The picture quality and audio quality are both above my expectations. Barely anyone can tell the difference between 60Hz and 120 Hz, and I don't feel that paying the extra is worth any more in picture quality. Vizio is a quality company, based in California. This TV is to replace a Samsung 52 in LCD that stopped working (flickering continuously on-off) in past weeks.
Vizio rocks! Best bang for the buck deal! Amazing 65 in. price
In the end, this is a killer tv deal for it's size and price. Without a doubt, this is a keeper! I remember buying our first Vizio many many years ago when they first came out, and since then, all future tv purchases, after carefully shopping around, also ended up being Vizios. The Samsung DLP was the last one. And now, that too is replaced with a Vizio. Haven't had a single problem with any of our other Vizio's.
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