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Vizio E550I-A0

alaTest has collected and analyzed 466 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the remote control and sound. The image quality and usability also get good views, whereas the connectivity and size get mixed comments. Some have doubts about the energy efficiency.

value for money, usability, image quality, sound, remote control

energy

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Vizio E550I-A0 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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(Based on 466 reviews)

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Vizio E550i-A0

 

When Vizio told us many sizes in its mainstream E series would get the benefits of local dimming, I was intrigued. That feature, designed to dim the backlight in discrete sections to enhance black levels and contrast, is rare on today's LCD TVs and...

The Vizio E0i series shows deep black levels, a uniform screen, and commendable bright-room performance, making it a solid midlevel LCD TV. The Smart content selection is excellent. With its thin bezel, the set has a more compact, sleeker look than...

The set's local-dimming system can cause crushing, obscuring shadow detail; the dimming effect can be very obvious on some scenes; the so-called 120Hz refresh rate does nothing to improve picture quality.

The Vizio E series offers picture quality nearing the more expensive M series and is a very good choice if you value its Smarts and styling.

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Amazon review summary for Vizio E550I-A0

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 63 user reviews of Vizio E550I-A0 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other TVs on Amazon.com.

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78% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: VIZIO E550i-A0 55-Inch 1080p 120Hz Smart HDTV (2013 Model)

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Beautiful picture and can stream movies

 

Awesome picture. Love the ability to stream movies without using a game console or other external device. Very user-friendly menus and remote.This product has... Useful Internet-enabled features, Easy to set up, Easy to use remote controlAbout me......

Picture quality, smart tv, easy remote and menu

Haven't hit anything I don't like

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Great value

 

This tv has great picture and sound qualities and plenty of hook ups in the back. My only complaint is the apps. They are not as good as the same apps on the ps3. Netflix is ok but the Amazon app is horrible and unusable in my opinion. The ps3 apps...

Priced right

Apps

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Beautiful picture quality

 

I love the TV. The picture is great. It feels like being in a theatre. I cannot figure out how to access the 'smart' features, though, so I feel I am missing the full benefits of the product.This product has... Easy to set up, Great value and features...

Theatre quality viewing

Cannot understand how to access features

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So so TV

 

This tv is good for new users to smart Tvs. But for tech people who love true full 1080 and 120 hrtz this is not your tv. I had to return 2 Vizio Tvs because the picture quality was not up to par with other 120hrtz TvsThis product has... Useful...

Online features

Picture quality

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Great TV for the Price

 

After some research I decided to purchase this TV. I'm glad I did! It is a great TV and the picture and sound are awesome!This product has... Useful Internet-enabled features, Easy to set up, Great value and features for the price, Right number of...

Sleek design fits perfect in my living room

Nothing

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Great Product

 

TV is great. I would recommend to other people. Service to set up was excellent. Geek squad was very knowledgeable and took the time to show us how to use everything. They connected all of our game systems and tried to set up our Verizon remote. The...

Picture Quality and Ease of Use

Cannot turn TV on and off with Verizon remote

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Very nice TV.

 

A very good TV. Nice size. Decent picture. Good for the price. I think I like the richness of my previous plasma TV better, but this is very good for what it is. Remote is not very intuitive and has small buttons for use in Apps. I have had some...

Internet

Remote

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Nice for the Price

 

I like video games. I like playing them online. This set received a good review on CNET for its low latency (the time it takes for you to see what the other players did in their remote location after it arrives on your console). I have a game that...

low latency

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