The Good The models of the Vizio E series equipped with local dimming deliver superb picture quality for a very affordable price. The image evinces deep black levels with little to no blooming and great bright-room performance, and it provides for plenty of adjustments. The Smart TV component combines ample content with a simple design.
The Bad Color accuracy and video processing not quite as good as some competitors; poor sound quality; ho-hum styling; lackluster remote.
The Bottom Line With picture quality that outdoes that of numerous more-expensive TVs, Vizio's E series likely represents the best value of 2014.