VIZIO E43-C2 Review

VIZIO E43-C2 ReviewReputed for its quality appliances and convenient price tags, Vizio is one of the better brands of the industry. The Vizio E43-C2 is a well-thought and well-built smart TV that comes with all of the features you need for a sleek viewing experience. This HDTV comes with a full-array grid of LED backlights that generate an impressive contrast ratio of 5 million-to-1, providing sharper details and stunning color consistency. With more than 2000 million screen pixels, the Vizio E43-C2 produces an incredible level of radiance, as well as crystal-clear detail and good overall sound.

Keep reading to find out more about the E43-C2 by Vizio.

Features and Specifications

• 43-inch screen
• 1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution
• 120Hz refresh rate
• Built-in Wi-Fi
• 10W x 2 speakers/power outputs
• Inputs: 3 HDMI, 1 Ethernet, 1 USB port, 1 tuner, 1 composite
• Energy Star compliant


Part of the low-cost redesigned series, the Vizio E43-C2 stands out through its amazing screen resolution of 1920 x 1080 that delivers full-HD image that is sharp and crisp. Due to its full-array grid of LED backlights, this HDTV generates a contrast ratio of 5 million-to-1, which helps sharpen details and provide stunning color consistency for a surreal viewing experience.

Thanks to the hassle-free integrated wireless, you will be able to successfully connect to the Internet and enjoy some of your favorite apps including Netflix, YouTube, Amazon, and Hulu. However, it is recommended that you use the built-in Wi-Fi function of the Vizio E43-C2 only if you have high-speed broadband or Internet connection, otherwise web pages and videos will load very slowly.

Although not great, the E43-C2 by Vizio provides good sound that is consistent and quite sharp, although volume level will kind of disappoint you if you want a truly surreal video streaming or gaming experience.


With an impressive refresh rate of 120Hz, the Vizio E43-C2 HDTV offers an amazing motion blur performance that ensures you of a consistent frame rate throughout your experience. This smart TV has a full-array of LED backlights that are evenly distributed behind the whole display, hence providing uniformity of light and better image performance as well. The 5 active zones of LED lights are automatically adjusted to ensure an impressive contrast ratio of 5 million to 1. As such, details become more vibrant, whilst whites and blacks become lighter, respectively darker to offer the best possible experience.

The 43-inch screen has a resolution of 1920 x 1080, which allows for a better viewing experience that immerses the watcher into the image. The slim body of this HDTV gives it a sleek, modern appearance that makes it just perfect for any bedroom or living-room. Since the Vizio E43-C2 is a smart TV, you can expect to find Internet access either through the Ethernet input or built-in Wi-Fi function. The HDTV grants access to a range of apps such as Netflix, Hulu, YouTube and Amazon, although your options are somehow limited.

The remote controller that ships with the Vizio E43-C2 is not quite the best quality, but still has a friendly and intuitive interface that makes it very easy to use. As for device connectivity, this Vizio smart TV offers 3 HDMI and 1 USB port for easy connectivity to a large number of devices and peripherals, from smartphones to tablets, laptops, MP3 players, and more.

Final Thoughts

All things considered, the Vizio E43-C2 is certainly one of the better smart TVs on the market, and also one of the few to pack a great number of features without the price tag. At $389.99, this HDTV model is relatively cheap as compared to high-end products, although people with little room in their budget will find it quite pricey. We recommend that you pair the E43-C2 with Vizio’s soundbar for the best sound quality, and also for a superior viewing experience.