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Vizio D and E series: Same style, different features and picturesVizio's affordable D and E series look identical, but each series has numerous screen sizes, different features and Smart TV schemes. And some perform better than others.
The four t.v.'s you see here all belong to Vizio's D & E Series. They represent the companies least expensive sets for 2017 but many still offer impressive picture quality and features especially for the money. Let's take a peek, on the outside the D&E Serie's t.v.'s look pretty much the same. They have glossy black frames with a minimal border around the screen. Set on this little legs way far on the side. The legs have triangular shape cutouts, but otherwise the TVs are pretty standard looking. So, how are they different? The D series is cheaper, and many of the sizes in the series lack extras, like 4K resolution and SmarTV. The two you see here at 50 and 65 inches, both do include these app. Extras. All the D Series smart tv system is really basic. The more expensive E series offers 4k resolution in every size, although only a few can handle the highest quality hdr sources. They're also Vizio's cheapest tv's with the smart cast system. Its menus are slicker looking and you can use the chrome cast built in feature to cast apps directly from your phone to your tv. You can also control some functions with a google home speaker. The differences between the D and E series [UNKNOWN] I tested also extend to picture quality. All of them deliver a good enough picture for most viewers but the larger models perform better. Each 65 inch sets each have [UNKNOWN] a technology that allows them to achieve excellent contrast and [UNKNOWN] for the price. Smaller ones lack global planning and their pictures weren't as impressive. Bigger sizes in Visio's D and E series are among our favorite entry level TVs, although we don't like them as much as Rober TVs, which have a superior smart TV system. But the bigger Visio still delivers very good image quality for the money. Check out C-NET for more details.