All About Vizio HDTV Sets
Vizio HDTV sets range from the LCD, LED-backlit E Series, which mostly have low refresh rates, to the internet-connected LED-backlit M Series, which have higher refresh rates, and the high-end 3D XVT Series.
How to Decode a Vizio Model Number
2011 Series at a Glance
|Series Name||E Series||M Series||E3D Series||M3D Series||XVT3D Series|
|Refresh Rate||60 Hz||60/120/240 Hz||120 Hz||240 Hz||120/240/480 Hz|
|Screen Sizes||22-42||42, 47||32, 42, 47||42, 47, 55||32-65|
|Connectivity||-----||Wi-Fi Integrated||Wi-Fi Integrated||Wi-Fi Integrated||Wi-Fi Integrated|
|Backlight Tech||CCFL/Edge-Lit LED||Edge-Lit LED||CCFL||LED w/ LD||LED|
|Additional Features||-----||Vizio Internet Apps||Vizio Internet Apps||Vizio Internet Apps||Vizio Internet Apps|
Vizio's Special Features
For an explanation of Vizio's own "branded" features like Smooth Motion click here. (jump to below...)
The Vizio 2011 HDTV Series in Depth
Vizio's Own Special Features
Vizio Internet Apps (VIA)
Vizio's personal take on Internet TV gives a set the ability to stream content such as Netflix, YouTube, Facebook, and Hulu Plus straight to the HDTV.
A method used on full-array local dimming sets in which individual blocks of pixels are dimmed or brightened in order to increase the contrast and clarity of the picture.
Vizio's motion interpolation software uses frame creation and backlight control to increase refresh rate and decrease flickering.
SRS TruVolume / TruSurround
Advanced audio hardware and software are integrated with these sets to provide such features as automatic volume control and simulated surround sound.
Razor LED backlighting
The name Vizio gave to its edge-lit LED backlighting technology.
Vizio's method of using passive 3D technology in their 3D sets. This is named so because of the passive 3D method used in movie theatres.
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