Pros

  • Lots of features
  • Solid image quality

Cons

  • No .avi video playback
  • Remote lacks button for changing aspect ratio

At A Glance

The Vizio VL470M is a handsome HDTV with superior image quality and tons of customizability options.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.vizio.com

The Specs

Display
Broadcast Format Supported
  • 1080i
  • 1080p
  • 720p
Broadcast Format Displayed 1080p
Display size 47.0 inches
Display type LCD
Aspect ratio 16:9
Resolution 1080p pixels
General Information
UPC Code 845226002212
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • Digital Optical
  • HDMI
  • RCA Digital Coax (S/PDIF)
  • S-Video
  • USB
  • VGA
Audio Digital Optical Digital Optical Audio (Output)
Green
Energy and Ergonomic Standards Met Energy Star Profile 3.0

Performance

Lab Tests 2D
Brightness and Contrast Rating Very Good
Brightness and Contrast Score 3.5
Color Quality Rating Very Good
Color Quality Score 3.6
Detail Rating Good
Detail Score 3.1
Motion Rating Very Good
Motion Score 4.1
Power Usage
Green Rating Good
Green score 76.0
Power off 0.2   watts
Power on 126.0   watts