VIZIO Announces New Line Of XVT, M, and E HDTVs


VIZIO has introduced a new line of HDTVs in the XVT, M, and E series.  The XVT series will be adding the TruLED VF551XVT to the line.  The TruLED VF551XVT has 240Hz dejudder technology and will have sizes of 32″ to 55″.  The M series has a JAVA design, 1080p panels and 120 Hz technology.  The E series uses the least amount of energy and has screen sizes that range from 19″ to 42″.

[via EngadgetHD]

The full press release is available after the jump :
VIZIO America’s #1 HDTV Company Delivers NEW High Performance TV Collection

– Number One shipper of Flat Panel HDTVs in USA unveils wide range of high-

performance, high-value televisions

– Flagship Extreme VIZIO Technology, XVT™ Series advances television’s state of the

art with NEW TruLED™ and 240Hz SPS™ (scenes per second), and Thin Line™ 120Hz

models. (New XVT Models are in 55 – 32″ screen sizes)

– JAVA™ designer collection within the NEW “M” Series combines high style with Full HD

1080P resolution and 120Hz with Smooth Motion™ LCD HDTVs (New M Series Models

are in 47 – 32″ screen sizes)

– “E” Series provide energy efficient EcoHD™ (20% below Energy Star 3.0), essential

performance and exceptional value in small to mid screen sizes (New E Series Models

are in 42 – 19″ sizes)

– All models are energy efficient, meeting and exceeding Energy Star 3.0 requirements

Irvine, CA – June 8, 2009 — VIZIO, America’s #1 HDTV and Consumer Electronics

Company, 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.

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.

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.


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 or visit on the web at

The V, VIZIO, XVT, TruLED, 240Hz SPS, Thin Line, Smooth Motion, JAVA, Where

Vision Meets Value names, phrase and symbols are trademarks or registered

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