• Very inexpensive
  • A decent selection of customization options


  • No personal media playback or Internet features
  • Sub-par image quality and mediocre audio

At A Glance

The no-frills Vizio VO420E is attractively priced, but you have to settle for sub-par image quality and mediocre audio.

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The Specs

Broadcast Format Displayed 1080p
Display size 42.0 inches
Display type LCD
Resolution 1080p pixels
General Information
UPC Code 845226002168
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • Digital Optical
  • HDMI
  • S-Video
  • VGA
Energy and Ergonomic Standards Met Energy Star


Lab Tests 2D
Brightness and Contrast Rating Good
Brightness and Contrast Score 2.7
Color Quality Rating Good
Color Quality Score 2.8
Detail Rating Good
Detail Score 2.8
Motion Rating Poor
Motion Score 0.9
Power Usage
Green Rating Very Good
Green score 90.0
Power off 0.2   watts
Power on 78.0   watts