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VIZIO M422i-B1 42-Inch 1080p 240Hz LED Smart HDTV

February 7, 2014 by  
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VIZIO M422i-B1 42-Inch 1080p 240Hz LED Smart HDTV

VIZIO M422i-B1 42-Inch 1080p 240Hz LED Smart HDTV

Rated 4 1/2 Stars

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*New for 2014. The M422i-B1 is Vizio’s best 42-inch LED backlit Full HD TV. This huge full HD 1080p HDTV is a Smart TV with full internet connectivity. For 2014 Vizio has upgraded the backlight of the M422i-B1 to a full array LED display with 14 active zones. The local dimming zones ensure better picture with deeper blacks, higher contrast, and uniform image. The display has a 10,000,000:1 contrast ratio, 240Hz along with the 720 Clear Action Rate, provides blur free, clear motion. The 1080p display has over two million pixel resolution. Sound is provided by a DTS StudioSound™ sound system. VIZIO Internet Apps Plus™ with the built-in wireless Wi-Fi gives you instant access to a world of streaming movies, TV shows, music, and more. This includes Netflix (with subscription), Youtube, Amazon Instant Video, Facebook, Blockbuster, Hulu Plus, Twitter, Sports and more. Send content from your smartphone or tablet to your TV.

Equipped with DTS Studio Sound

The 42-Inch VIZIO M422i-B1 has an Ultra Slim Design, and is only 2.0 inches thick (without the stand) and has an ultraslim bezel. ENERGY STAR® 6.0 compliant. ATSC with QAM digital TV tuners built in. 1 Component video input, and 4 HDMI inputs for full HD connectivity for DVD players, Blu-ray, PS3, Camcorders, PCs and a range of other digital devices. Also features two 8 watt stereo speakers. 1 USB 2.0 port for digital photo/video/MP3 playback, Ethernet port.

Dimensions: 37.63″W x 23.83″H x 7.86″D with stand (27.6 lbs.)
Dimensions: 37.63″W x 22.10″H x 2.01″D without stand (24.3 lbs.)

Available Sizes: 70-inch, 65-inch, 60-inch, 49-inch , 42-inch , 32-inch

Smart-Review Commentary: For 2014, The VIZIO M-Series M422i-B1 42-inch Smart TV is loaded with all the latest advanced features, including the premium Full Array Local Dimming: (local dimming gives deeper blacks and better picture), 240Hz refresh rate (reduces motion blur for fast moving movies and sports), Built-in Wireless WiFi (802.11 b/g/n) along with Vizio Apps for access to Smart TV internet content including Netflix®, Facebook, Amazon Instant Video, Youtube, Hulu Plus™, and hundreds more available. The biggest upgrade for the M422i-B1 is the LED backlight, with its full array of LED lights. Vizio has also added a feature called Active Pixel Tuning, which adjusts the brightness of individual pixels dynamically. The included Smart Remote has a backlit keyboard for easy use. ENERGY STAR 6.0 compliant. Audio features include DTS TruSurround to simulate surround sound with 2 speakers. This TV does not have 3D, as Vizio has dropped the 3D feature from its entire 2014 line. The M422i-B1 is Vizio’s Top-of-the-line LED TV. It has received excellent reviews and is a great value for a 42-inch TV. It is a SmartReview Top Pick for 2014.

Vizio M422i-B1 42-inch 49-inch 65-inch
    HDTV Features

  • *New 2014 Model
  • 1080p (1920×1080)
  • Full Array LED Backlight (14 zones)
  • 240Hz Refresh Rate
  • 10,000,000 to 1 dynamic contrast
  • Active Pixel Tuning
  • Smart TV
  • Internet Ready
  • Built-in Wifi
  • Four HDMI Connections
  • ENERGY STAR® 6.0

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