New Vizio D-Series HDTV Delivers For Value Conscious Buyers

Price conscious HDTV fans have much reason to rejoice.  Vizio, Inc. announced today the availability of its all-new D-Series collection of HDTV’s.  Consider it an early present just in time for Christmas

Value-conscious consumers are introduced to a new line-up of Vizio HDTVs, providing an array of screen size options, with access to a range of step-up features like Smart TV and 4K Ultra HD on select models. The Vizio D-Series line-up offers Full-Array LED backlighting with up to 16 Active LED Zones1 for excellent picture quality and is rolling out now to, and coming soon to Walmart.

The versatility of the all-new D-Series collection gives consumers an affordable entry point to Smart TV and 4K Ultra HD technologies. With an increasing range of 4K movies and shows in the market, D-Series makes 4K Ultra HD entertainment more accessible than ever, boasting excellent picture quality enhanced by Full-Array LED backlighting and Active LED Zones.

Matt McRae, Chief Technology Officer, VIZIO

The VIZIO D-Series collection gives consumers brilliant picture quality thanks to Full-Array LED backlighting technology on most models. Clear Action™ 240 offers enhanced motion clarity with 120Hz effective refresh rate achieved with backlight scanning, and powerful image processing so sports and fast-action scenes are seen with stunningly sharp detail.

new vizio d-series backlighting technology

Full-Array LED backlighting results in superior light uniformity and picture performance in the Vizio D-Series

Full-Array LED backlighting allows for advanced control of LEDs resulting in superior light uniformity and picture performance as compared to edge-lit TVs. Up to 16 Active LED Zones dynamically adjust to match the light and dark portions of on-screen content, culminating in deeper black levels and added contrast.

Select large-size models from 43″ to 70″ class screen sizes in the all-new D-Series line-up delivers 4K Ultra HD resolution with over 8.3 million pixels, bringing more detail to every image and displaying four times the resolution of 1080p Full HD. Consumers with D-Series Ultra HD Smart TVs will have access to Ultra HD apps and a growing range of Ultra HD shows and movies.

new D-Series collection

Equipped with an ultra-fast 802.11ac dual-band WiFi and VIZIO’s V6 six-core processor, the D-Series Ultra HD TV models allow for a fast, easy-to-use streaming experience, with access to the latest app options2 including Ultra HD content from Netflix, VUDU, UltraFlix and Toon Goggles 3. When viewing Full HD or lower resolution content, users will still enjoy enhanced picture quality with VIZIO’s powerful Spatial Scaling Engine, which beautifully transforms 720p or 1080p HD content to create a beautifully upscaled Ultra HD resolution image with better accuracy and clarity to provide an all-around more immersive viewing experience4.

Here is a video from LG on the ‘History of TV. The Journey to Perfect Black’ that shows more about their technology to achieve perfect black tones.

Select models between 24″ to 55″ class screen sizes in the D-Series collection are equipped with VIZIO’s latest generation Smart TV platform, VIZIO Internet Apps Plus®, giving consumers the power to stream the hottest movies, TV shows, music and more right to their TV. The seamless Smart TV experience is possible thanks to built-in WiFi for quick and easy setup, and access to popular apps such as Netflix, XUMO, VUDU, iHeartRadio, Hulu, Spotify, YouTube and more.

XUMO, a new addition to VIZIO Internet Apps Plus, offers a fresh approach that completes the viewing experience by bringing the premium digital content viewers have come to love to the screen of their choice.

MSRP pricing for the collection starts at $149.99 for the D-Series 24″ Edge-Lit LED TV up to $1,299.99 for the 70″ Full-Array LED Smart TV.  Consumers can find the new Vizio D-Series collection online now through and rolling out through Walmart both in-store and online.

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