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2015 Vizio E-Series TVs

Updated October 31, 2015: updated specs and pricing

he new 2015 Vizio E-Series Full-Array LED Smart TVs have arrived! Vizio positions its E-Series as a strong value for owners who desire well-speced display technology. Vizio's 2015 E-Series models retains the core features that made its predecessor so popular while incorporating new design elements that give it a more modern look.

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Display tech
Specs for the 2015 Vizio E-Series include:
  • 1080p resolution
  • 60Hz refresh rate (65", 70" 120Hz)
  • VA and IPS panel technology
  • Full-array local dimming (up to 16 zones)
  • Backlight scanning/blinking to improve motion resolution
  • Smart TV features with built-in WiFi
  • Quad-core GPU + Dual-core CPU (65", 70" only)

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Design
The E-Series features a new base stand design that places feet near the sides of the TV's frame. Compared to the central location of previous Vizio stand designs, this configuration should provide increased stability although it will require a wider perch to sit upon. Otherwise, the E-Series retains the slim bezel design of its predecessor, and cabinet depth for the 70" model is 2.68-inches without the stand.

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Sizes and pricing

The 2015 Vizio E-Series lineup includes the following models:

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Contrast enhancement
The 24-inch E-Series will be the only model to feature an edge-lit backlight system instead of the full-array local dimming (FALD) technology of the larger screens. Full-array local dimming enables a TV to dynamically dim the backlight behind darker portions of the picture for improved picture contrast.

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Zone count
The number zones for the E-Series' full-array local dimming system varies by screen size; the zone count increases with screen size. For the 2015 models, the number of FALD zones is as follows:

  • 5 zones: 40-inches, 43-inches
  • 6 zones: 48-inches
  • 12 zones: 50-inches, 55-inches, 60-inches
  • 16 zones: 65-inches, 70-inches

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