Pros

  • Great picture
  • Low price

Cons

  • Difficult to set up and use

At A Glance

The least-expensive LCD TV in our review earned the best image-quality score of any LCD set.

Manufacturer’s Description

Such vivid color and exquisite picture quality. Experience the new Full High-Definition 1080p LCD VIZIO Gallevia GV42LF featuring the most powerful and highest resolution in High Definition entertainment today. Capable of 1080P resolution, and built with a fast response panel, enjoy sports, action movies, and your favorite television show in life like imagery and color. You may think you are at the movie theater.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.vizio.com

The Specs

Display
Broadcast Format Displayed 1080p
Broadcast Format Supported
  • 1080i
  • 720p
Display size 42.0 inches
Brightness 500.0 lumens
Contrast ratio 1600
Viewable size 42.0 inches
Display type LCD
Aspect ratio 16:9
Pitch 0.49 mm
Horizontal viewing angle 178.0 ∞
Vertical viewing angle 178.0 ∞
Response time 8.0
Resolution 1080p pixels
General Information
UPC Code 857380000997
Ports and Connections
S-Video-In S-Video (Input)
Audio Input RCA Audio (Input x3)
Audio Output RCA Audio (Output)
HDMI
  • HDMI (Input x2)
  • HDMI (Input) Input
Audio Digital Optical Digital Optical Audio (Output)
Component Video Component (Input x2)