Vizio VS420: 42″ 1080p LCD TV for $698 at Sam’s Club

Vizio VS420 Specifications

Display: 42″ TFT LCD
Aspect Ratio: 16:9
Pixel Format: 1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio: 1000:1
Brightness: 500 cd/m2
Response Time: 8ms
Viewing Angle: 178/178
Tuner: NTSC, ATSC, QAM
Connectivity: RF, HDMI with HDCP (2), Component (2), Composite (2), S-Video, VGA
Dimensions:
40.5 x 28.3 x 8.8″ (w/stand)
40.5 x 27.3 x 3.8″ (w/o stand)
Weight: 48.5lbs (w/stand?)

Vizio VS420: 42

I can’t seem to find a decent image for the VS420. That’s just poor marketing by Vizio! But, here are the specs: the VS420 has a pixel format of 1920 x 1080 so that means you can send it 1080p signals, if you can find enough of them. The contrast ratio of 1000:1 is very good and the brightness of 500 cd/m2 will probably make you turn it down a bit. Response time of 8ms is a bit on the slow side and you will definitely see a bit of motion blur when you’re watching sports. But overall the VS420 is a pretty decent 42″ LCD TV that can take 1080p for the price: $698 at Sam’s Club.

Source: Vizio, AnandTech

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