2013 Holiday Gift Guide: Best TVs For Overall Value, VIZIO E-Series

On the other hand we have reviewed a bunch of E series TVs, and we've liked them all from a value perspective. The mid-sized E0i models linked below (from 39- to 55-inches) are great examples, with very good picture quality helped by solid local dimming. Meanwhile the 32-inch, 60-inch and 70-inch sizes lack that dimming, but they're still good performers and still current models (as of late October 2013) despite their 2012 review dates.

The good: 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 many competitors.

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