Pros

  • Picture-in-picture from two video sources
  • Lots of presets and customization options

Cons

  • No Internet or external-media support
  • Remote can't be programmed for other components

At A Glance

The Vizio SV420M HDTV offers lots of customization options and average video quality, at a midrange price.

Manufacturer’s Description

The SV420M is where style and technology meet. This 42-inch LCD Full HDTV brings you the 1080P Full High Definition resolution for crisp, clear lifelike images and the 120Hz Smooth Motion technology provides a fluid, blur-free experience.

The Specs

Display
Broadcast Format Supported
  • 1080i
  • 1080p
  • 720p
Broadcast Format Displayed 1080p
Display size 42.0 inches
Viewable size 42.0 inches
Display type LCD
Resolution 1080p pixels
Refresh rate 120.0 Hz
General Information
UPC Code 845226002298
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • Digital Optical
  • HDMI
  • S-Video
  • VGA
Green
Energy and Ergonomic Standards Met Energy Star

Performance

Lab Tests 2D
Brightness and Contrast Rating Good
Brightness and Contrast Score 3.2
Color Quality Rating Good
Color Quality Score 3.3
Detail Rating Good
Detail Score 2.8
Motion Rating Very Good
Motion Score 3.7
Power Usage
Green Rating Good
Green score 83.0
Power off 0.1   watts
Power on 104.4   watts