VIZIO 43-Inch 1080p Smart LED TV

Last updated date: April 24, 2019

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In our analysis of 46 expert reviews, the VIZIO VIZIO 43-Inch 1080p Smart LED TV placed 4th when we looked at the top 9 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

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Expert Summarized Score
6 expert reviews
User Summarized Score
1,251 user reviews
Our Favorite Video Reviews
What experts liked
Thin and lightweight HDTV is easy to move.
- BestReviews
The Vizio D Series 1080P LED is good when it comes to handling motion.
May 20, 2016 | Full review
It did an excellent job displaying the finest detail of HD content, though we noted some added edge enhancement processing which we could not turn off, but it wasn't distracting.
- Consumer Reports
The D43-D1 is also extremely energy efficient, complying fully with Version 7.0 of Energy Star’s Program Requirements for Televisions and, using only 40.7W when operation and less than 0.5W when on standby.
- Jen Reviews
One thing that has made this TV a favorite for many people is the fact that it performs well from movies in the dark to video games.
- Top Techo
It delivers equally well on motion rates thanks to Clear Action 240.
- Energy Boom
What experts didn't like
Cheap and basic remote control unit.
- BestReviews
Poor local dimming, especially for a full array.
May 20, 2016 | Full review
Edge detail is slightly over enhanced
- Consumer Reports
Some user also found the D43-D1’s 10W speakers to be a little tiny in larger spaces and found it to be exponentially better with the addition of a sound-bar.
- Jen Reviews

From The Manufacturer

The all-new 2016 D-series 43” (43” diag.) Full-Array LED Smart TV has arrived. Featuring a new, modern design, brilliant picture quality, and faster, easier-to-use smart TV experience, the all-new D-series brings you premium HD entertainment at an incredible value. Built-in high-speed Wi-Fi gets you connected in a snap, and with the hottest apps to choose from like Netflix, Amazon Instant Video, iHeartRadio, Hulu Plus, Spotify, YouTube and more1. Enjoying what you want, when you want it is easier than ever before. Plus, you get brilliant picture quality using the latest advanced technologies - like Full-Array LED backlighting for superior light uniformity, and up to 5 Active LED Zones producing vivid details with deeper, more pure black levels2. For sports and action fans, D-series includes Clear Action 240, which combines powerful image processing with 120Hz effective refresh rate for enhanced detail in fast action scenes. VIZIO D-series: Incredible picture, unbeatable value. 1High-speed/Broadband Internet service, app subscription and access equipment are required and not provided by VIZIO. 2Compared to previous generations of VIZIO D-series TVs.

Overall Product Rankings

1. LG Electronics 65-In 4K Ultra HD Smart OLED TV
Overall Score: 9.0
Expert Reviews: 8
2. Samsung 64-In 1080p 3D Smart Plasma HDTV
Overall Score: 8.3
Expert Reviews: 5
3. Samsung Flat 55-In 4K 7 Series Smart TV
Overall Score: 8.0
Expert Reviews: 1
4. VIZIO 43-Inch 1080p Smart LED TV
Overall Score: 7.9
Expert Reviews: 6
5. LG Electronics 24-Inch Smart LED TV
Overall Score: 7.5
Expert Reviews: 5
6. Samsung Electronics 32-Inch 720p LED TV
Overall Score: 7.4
Expert Reviews: 7
7. Proscan 48-In LED HD TV
Overall Score: 7.4
Expert Reviews: 1
8. Toshiba 32-In 720p HD Smart LED TV
Overall Score: 7.3
Expert Reviews: 5
9. Sharp 43-In Class LED 1080p Smart HDTV
Overall Score: 7.0
Expert Reviews: 2

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