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  • Best of Year 2012
  • Editors' Choice

VIZIO E552VLE Smart LCD HDTV

55 in.

An inexpensive, mid-range LED TV that’s odd in every way.

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Power Consumption

The VIZIO E552VLE is fairly expensive where electricity consumption is concerned. While most people won't need to have the backlight set much higher than 77, the E552VLE will still consume almost $40 a year in electricity costs. That's definitely above average where LCDs are concerned. As you can see from the chart below, the E552VLE consumes a lot more, on average, than the three comparison LCDs we pulled for it.

Overall, most people will be paying about $30 a year to power this TV and use it 4-6 hours a day. There are much more energy efficient TVs on the market right now.

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Sections

  1. Introduction
  2. Design
  3. Tour & Design
  4. Connectivity
  5. Performance
  6. Picture Quality
  7. Screen Performance
  8. Audio
  9. Power Consumption
  10. Calibration
  11. Software & Internet
  12. Apps & Internet Features
  13. Software & Interface
  14. Conclusion
  15. Photo Gallery
  16. Ratings & Specs
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