VIZIO 50” Class LCD Smart TV

(50.00" Diag.)
  • VIZIO Internet Apps®
  • 1080p Full HD resolution
  • Built-in WiFi (802.11n)
  • 120Hz Effective Refresh Rate
  • 1080p Full HD for a crystal-clear picture
  • VIZIO Internet Apps®
  • 1080p Full HD resolution
  • Built-in WiFi (802.11n)
  • 120Hz Effective Refresh Rate
  • 1080p Full HD for a crystal-clear picture
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Model E502AR

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  • Estimated yearly electricity use of this model: 140 kWh
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VIZIO 50” Class LCD Smart TV | E502AR

Product Overview

With more entertainment to enjoy and more exciting ways to watch, the VIZIO E-Series 50” Class LCD Smart TV is the perfect upgrade everyone will love. Packed with the latest must-have features — VIZIO Internet Apps® (V.I.A.) and stunning picture quality of 1080p Full HD and 120Hz Effective Refresh Rate with Smooth Motion — this HDTV turns any room into your getaway to an exhilarating world of movies, sports and entertainment on demand. Enjoying favorites like Netflix®, Hulu Plus™, Youtube™, Skype™ and more is easier than ever with built-in WiFi and the included smart remote. The VIZIO E-Series 50” Class LCD Smart TV gives you more of what you love about TV with all of the brilliant picture quality and world-class service you’d expect from America’s LCD HDTV company.

Smart TV
VIA™ (VIZIO Internet Apps)

VIZIO Internet Apps® (V.I.A.) is your passport to a world of entertainment, movies, TV shows and more. All on you schedule, directly to your HDTV. Learn More

Wi-Fi Technology
Wi-Fi Technology

Integrated WiFi auto-detects your wireless network using its built-in 802.11n wireless connection. Setup is a breeze so your new TV is up and running quickly. Learn More

1080p Full HD

1080p Full HD resolution delivers ultimate detail and lifelike colors for a crystal-clear picture.
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120Hz Effective Refresh Rate
120Hz Refresh Rate

120Hz Effective Refresh Rate with Smooth Motion presents action packed sports and movies with a smoothness and stability that captures every image in astonishing detail. Learn More

Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Dynamic Contrast Ratio

100,000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio delivers deeper blacks and brighter whites through contrast and dimensions. Learn More

SRS StudioSound HD™
SRS StudioSound HD

SRS StudioSound HD™ delivers immersive surround sound, deep bass, clear dialog and level volume.

Ambient Lighting
Ambient Lighting

Energy efficient sensors auto-adjust brightness for the perfect picture regardless of room conditions. Learn More

High-speed/Broadband Internet service and access equipment are required and not provided by VIZIO. Additional fees and/or subscriptions required for certain content and services. Applications pictured or described in accompanying documentation may not be available, or may not provide the same functionality, content or services in all areas or as described herein. Applications are subject to future updates and/or modifications without notice.

Tech Specs

Screen Size: 50” Class
Diagonal Viewable: 50.00”
Backlight Type: CCFL
3D: N/A
Resolution: 1920 x 1080 (1080p)
Colors: 16.7 Million (8 bits)
Dynamic Contrast Ratio: 100,000:1
Refresh Rate: 120Hz
Response Time: 5.5ms
Viewable Angle (H/V): 178°/178°
OSD Language: English, Spanish, French


SRS StudioSound™: Yes
SRS TruSurround HD™: Yes
SRS TruVolume™: Yes
Speakers/Power Output: 2 x 10w


Connections - Inputs
HDMI: 3 (2 down, 1 side)
Component: 1 (side)
Composite: 1 (shared with component)
PC: 1 VGA (side)
RF Connector for Internal Tuner: 1 (bottom)
Ethernet: 1 (side)
USB 2.0: 1 (bottom)


Connections - Outputs
Digital Audio Out (SPDIF) 1 (bottom)
Analog Audio Out 1 (3.5mm) (side)


Multimedia Support
Music: Yes
Photo: Yes
Video: Yes


Additional Features
VIA (VIZIO Internet Apps): Yes
3D File Formats Supported: N/A
Smart Dimming: No
Smooth Motion: No
Ambient Light Sensor: Yes
WiFi: 802.11n
Bluetooth: No
PIP (Picture in Picture): No
Mercury Free: No
Remote Control: Yes
3D Glasses: N/A
Certifications: UL, CUL, FCC Class B, HDMI 1.4 incl. CEC/ARC, App Certificates, Vizio AQ, Vizio PQ, Dolby Digital Plus
Compliance: ENERYG STAR 5.3®, ATSC Spec A/65, EIA/CEA-766-A, California Energy Commission Auto Shut Down


Gross: 47.84lbs
Net With Stand: 39.24lbs
Without Stand: 36.16lbs


With Stand: 45.65"W x 29.04"H x 9.42"D
Without Stand: 45.65"W x 27.68"H x 3.90"D
Packaging Dimensions: 54.17”W x 31.77"H x 7.48"D


Wall Mount Specifications
Hole Pattern: 300mm x 300mm
Screw Size: M6
Screw Length: 12mm
Screw Pitch: 1mm


Power Ratings
Power Consumption: 75.32W
Standby Power Consumption: <1W
Energy Compliance: ENERGY STAR® 5.3


VIZIO Warranty One Year Parts & Labor; Free Lifetime Technical Support


VIZIO, Inc. has made every effort to ensure the accuracy of the information provided herein. All product specifications, functionality, features, configurations, performance, design and other product information described herein are subject to change without notice. VIZIO, Inc. disclaims liability for typographical, technical, or descriptive errors

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Customer Reviews

Love my tv Review by Steph

I purchased my tv about ten months ago. I couldn't be any happier! I have had no problems. There is so much more than just a tv and I learn more about it as time goes by... I love my tv! I watch a lot of tv so it is a important part of my life... Thanks Vizio!

(Posted on 1/12/14)

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Streaming Video Tips Download PDF
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