Pros

  • Very good set of streaming options
  • Remote control has a physical keyboard
  • Good 3D performance
  • 240Hz refresh rate
  • Headphone jack
  • Very good set of streaming options
  • Remote control has a physical keyboard
  • Exceptionally good image quality for the price
  • Exceptionally good image quality for the price
  • 240Hz refresh rate and good 3D performance
  • Headphone jack

Cons

  • Limited format support for USB sources
  • Limited format support for USB sources
  • No DLNA streaming
  • Some inputs are difficult to reach
  • Disappointing built-in speakers
  • No DLNA streaming
  • Some inputs are difficult to reach
  • Disappointing built-in speakers

At A Glance

The 47-inch M3D470KD offers impressive images, streaming options, and a remote with a keyboard, all for a low $900 street price. Vizio cut corners in the speakers and multimedia offerings, which may not matter much.

Manufacturer’s Description

Bring that intense 3D movie experience home with VIZIO's 47-inch Edge Lit Razor LEDLCD HDTV. Winner of Popular Science's Best of What's New 2011, Theater 3D is advanced, flicker-free 3D that's better and brighter than conventional 3D. With four free pairs of battery-free 3D glasses, this HDTV puts next-generation 3D well within reach. Featuring Edge Lit Razor LED backlighting, 240Hz SPS refresh rate, 10,000,000 to 1 DCR and 1080p Full HD, this superb HDTV displays both 3D and HD content with amazing clarity, color and contrast. And VIZIO makes no compromises when it comes to sound with SRS StudioSound HD. Also includes VIZIO Internet Apps and built-in 802.11n WiFi, giving you the convenience of on-demand movies, TV shows, social networking, music, photos, and more - all at the push of a button on the premium Bluetooth QWERTY remote.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.vizio.com

The Specs

Display
Broadcast Format Displayed 1080p
Contrast ratio 10,000,000:1
Display size 47.0 inches
Display type LCD with LED backlighting
Response time 5.5
Resolution 1080p pixels
Refresh rate 240.0 Hz
General Information
UPC Code 845226007040
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces USB
HDMI 4

Performance

Lab Tests 2D
Brightness and Contrast Rating Good
Test Version 4
Brightness and Contrast Score 3.5
Color Quality Rating Very Good
Color Quality Score 3.7
Detail Rating Very Good
Detail Score 3.6
Motion Rating Very Good
Motion Score 3.8
Lab Tests 3D
Brightness and Contrast Rating Good
Brightness and Contrast Score 3.2
Color Quality Rating Good
Color Quality Score 3.4
Detail Rating Fair
Detail Score 2.8
3D Depth Rating Good
3D Depth Score 3.3
3D Foreground Rating Good
3D Foreground Score 3.3
Overall 3D Image Quality Rating Good
Overall 3D Image Quality Score 3.3
Power Usage
Green Rating Very Good
Green score 87.0
Power off 0.0   watts
Power on 63.6   watts

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