VIZIO, has unveiled its 2009 TV product lineup, with 31 new models in three product groups. With a comprehensive range that includes cutting-edge Smart Dimming backlight TruLED LCD technology, high-style/high performance products, and the best everyday value HDTVs, VIZIO’s products are energy efficient, with each earning and exceeding Energy Star 3.0 qualification. Product releases are scheduled throughout the year, with numerous products now in-store and due to hit shelves soon.
“VIZIO’s 2009 line of LCD HDTVs advances our mission to deliver the most advanced video and audio technologies to our customers with unequalled value and style,” says Laynie Newsome, VIZIO Co-Founder and VP Sales and Marketing Communications. “Our customers have come to expect superior performance and design from VIZIO, and this new line has unprecedented value in every screen size.”
Superior Performance Video & Audio
This year’s Extreme VIZIO Technology XVT series again advances VIZIO performance with a Full HD 1080p lineup featuring both 120Hz with Thin Line stylish designs and 240Hz SPS models using Smooth Motion technology, with the most sophisticated models incorporating TruLED and Smart Dimming backlight technology. In all models, VIZIO has integrated USB video inputs that are enhanced and offer high quality 1080p video playback, along with Mega Dynamic Contrast Ratio of up to 2,000,000:1 makes for incredible black levels and almost three-dimensional imagery, they also include advanced user interface control with picture in picture and picture on picture functionality. VIZIO XVT models all include a universal learning backlit remote control.
All models have superior audio, thanks to SRS Labs Technology with TruSurround HD, which enhances clarity and produces surround sound without external speakers, and TruVolume, which eliminates annoying volume fluctuations when switching channels or when commercials come on and off.
New “XVT” Series Models and Features (pictured above)
|SV320XVT – Thin Line||32″1080p 120Hz Full HD LCD HDTV||3||SRS TruSurround HD & TruVolume||September||$749.99|
|SV370XVT – Thin Line||37″ 1080p 120Hz Full HD LCD HDTV||3||SRS TruSurround HD & TruVolume||September||$849.99|
|SV421XVT||42″ 1080p 240Hz SPS Full HD LCD HDTV||4||SRS TruSurround HD & TruVolume||July||$1,199.99|
|SV471XVT||47″ 1080p 240Hz SPS Full HD LCD HDTV||4||SRS TruSurround HD & TruVolume||July||$1,499.99|
|VF550XVT||55″ 1080p 120Hz Full HD LCD HDTV||5||SRS TruSurround HD & TruVolume||Now||$1,999.99|
|VF551XVT||55″ 1080p 240Hz SPS w/Smart Dimming Backlight TruLED||5||SRS TruSurround HD & TruVolume||September||$2,199.99|
Full HD in New Colors and Styles
VIZIO’s designer lines combine 1080p Full HD performance with distinctive looking designs such as the VL series brushed JAVA color treatment, and VT series TVs that resemble luxurious wood picture frames to bring a stylish touch to consumers’ viewing environments. Select models feature a 120Hz refresh rate with Smooth Motion technology, as well as VIZIO’s new USB Multi-Media Feature that can display MPEG-2, H.264 and WMV9 video, JPEG photos, and MP3 music from a thumb drive or FAT32 hard drive. Many models have VIZIO’s new “Pause Live TV” feature, which allows viewers to pause their programs without the need for a separate cable or satellite box. VIZIO’s Mega Dynamic Contrast Ratio of up to 50,000:1 increases contrast ratio and picture quality, providing incredibly deep blacks. Each model also has multiple HDMI inputs and many include a side panel HDMI Game or Camera Input Port.
New “M” Series Models and Features
|VA22LF||22″ 1080p Full HD LCD HDTV||2||SRS TruSurround XT||Now||$349.99|
|VX240M||24″ 1080p Full HD LCD HDTV||2||SRS TruSurround HD||July||$349.99|
|VL260M with JAVA Stylish Finish||26″ 1080p Full HD LCD HDTV||2||SRS TruSurround HD||June||$479.99|
|VL320M with JAVA Stylish Finish||32″ 1080p Full HD LCD HDTV||3||SRS TruSurround HD||June||$649.99|
|VA320M||32″ 1080p Full HD LCD HDTV||4||SRS TruSurround XT||June||$649.99|
|VOJ320F||32″ 1080p Full HD LCD HDTV||2||SRS TruSurround XT||Now||$599.99|
|VO37LF||37″ 1080p Full HD LCD HDTV||3||SRS TruSurround XT||Now||$729.99|
|VO370M||37″ 1080p Full HD LCD HDTV||3||SRS TruSurround XT||Now||$799.99|
|VL370M with JAVA Stylish Finish||37″ 1080p Full HD LCD HDTV||3||SRS TruSurround HD||July||$799.99|
|VL420M with JAVA Stylish Finish||42″ 1080p Full HD LCD HDTV||4||SRS TruSurround HD||July||$899.99|
|VA370M||37″ 1080p Full HD LCD HDTV||3||SRS TruSurround XT||September||$799.99|
|VT420M with JAVA Stylish Finish||42″ 1080p 120Hz Full HD LCD HDTV||4||SRS TruSurround HD & TruVolume||July||$999.99|
|VT470M with JAVA Stylish Finish||47″ 1080p 120Hz Full HD LCD HDTV||4||SRS TruSurround HD & TruVolume||July||$1,299.99|
|SV420M||42″ 1080p 120Hz Full HD LCD HDTV||4||SRS TruSurround HD & TruVolume||June||$999.99|
|SV470M||47″ 1080p 120Hz Full HD LCD HDTV||4||SRS TruSurround HD & TruVolume||Now||$1,299.99|
|VL470M with JAVA Stylish Finish||47″ 1080p 120Hz Full HD LCD HDTV||4||SRS TruSurround HD||July||$1,299.99|
|VF550M||55″ 1080p 120Hz Full HD LCD HDTV||5||SRS TruSurround HD & TruVolume||July||$1,799.99|
HDTV Value in Every Size
With screen sizes ranging from 19″ to 32″, VIZIO’s “E” series HDTVs provide incredible value in small to midsized packages with stylish white or black piano colored bezels. Many of these sets offer Full HD 1080p performance, and all utilize SRS Labs’ TruSurround technology to provide superior audio. Some models feature VIZIO’s EcoHD technology, which lowers energy consumption as much as 20% below Energy Star 3.0 standards.
New “E” Series Models and Features
|VA19L||19″ 720p LCD HDTV||2||SRS TruSurround XT||Now||$249.99|
|VX200E||20″ 720p LCD HDTV||2||SRS TruSurround HD||July||$299.99|
|VA220E||22″ 720p LCD HDTV||2||SRS TruSurround XT||Now||$399.99|
|VA26L||26″ 720p LCD HDTV||2||SRS TruSurround XT||Now||$449.99|
|VECO320L||32″ 720p LCD HDTV||2||SRS TruSurround XT||Now||$499.99|
|VA320E||32″ 720p LCD HDTV||3||SRS TruSurround HD||Now||$499.99|
|VO320E||32″ 720p LCD HDTV||2||SRS TruSurround HD||Now||$499.99|
|VO420E||42″ 1080p Full HD LCD||3||SRS TruSurround HD||Now||$849.99|
VIZIO, Inc., “Where Vision Meets Value,” headquartered in Irvine, California, is America’s HDTV Company and Consumer Electronics Company. In 2007, VIZIO skyrocketed to the top by becoming the #1 selling brand of flat panel HDTVs in North America and became the first American brand in over a decade to lead major categories in U.S. TV sales. Since 2007 VIZIO HDTV shipments remain in the TOP ranks in the U.S. and are again #1 in Q1, 2009 with over 20% market share. VIZIO is committed to bringing feature-rich flat panel televisions to market at a value through practical innovation. VIZIO offers a broad range of award winning Plasma and LCD HDTVs including the new XVT series. VIZIO’s products are found at Costco Wholesale, Sam’s Club, Sears, Walmart, Target, BJ’s Wholesale, and other retailers nationwide along with authorized online partners. VIZIO has won numerous awards including a #1 ranking in the Inc. 500 for Top Companies in Computers and Electronics, Good Housekeeping’s Best Big-Screens, CNET’s Top 10 Holiday Gifts and PC World’s Best Buy among others. For more information, please call 888-VIZIOCE.