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VIZIO Leads Large 60"+ Size Sales in Q4 2012 with E-Series LED Smart TVs

VIZIO in-stock nationwide with 50", 60" and 70" LED Smart TVs with built-in WiFi and top TV apps for the perfect upgrade just in time for the Big Game

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- VIZIO, America's #1 60+ inch HDTV company1, announced today a record-setting holiday season with its award-winning large-size LED2 Smart TV line-up.  VIZIO's E-Series 60" and 70" LED Smart TVs deliver best-in-class big screen entertainment and value with Full 1080p LED picture quality and built-in WiFi for movies, TV shows, music and more all on-demand from the most significant apps such as Amazon Instant Video, HuluPlus, Netflix®, Pandora®, VUDU, YouTube® and more.

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Just in time for the championship football season, fans can upgrade their home entertainment with the latest in technology and picture quality at an amazing value, backed by world-class all U.S. based customer support. With full nationwide availability from top retailers like Amazon, Best Buy, BJ's Wholesale, Costco, Sam's Club, Target and Walmart, consumers can conveniently shop for VIZIO large-size LED Smart TVs to experience first-hand the amazing picture quality that CNET called, "Best Big Screen LED TV Value3."

"As we celebrate our 10-year anniversary, we are thrilled to be ranked 'Highest in Customer Satisfaction with HDTVs' by J.D. Power and Associates4.  Thanks to the recognition of savvy consumers who count on VIZIO to deliver the best technology at the best value, we're consistently a top-selling brand of LED HDTVs overall in the U.S. and are currently America's #1 60+ inch HDTV company1," said Lily Knowles, VIZIO VP of Product Marketing. "VIZIO works with its partners every day to deliver an ideal mix of HDTV features consumers demand.  Superior LED picture performance, a great Smart TV experience with VIZIO Internet Apps® and a beautiful ultra-thin design are all part of VIZIO's commitment to tremendous value backed by lifetime support from our recognized U.S. support team."

Having recently received J.D. Power and Associates' "Highest in Customer Satisfaction with HDTVs" ranking4 for VIZIO customer support, VIZIO's VP of Support, Scott Patten stated, "Our all-US based support teams are highly trained experts that work tirelessly to support our customers. Working together with our technology and retail partners, our support team has earned a Better Business Bureau rating of A+."

Delivering superb picture quality and best-in-class Smart TV apps, VIZIO's new, sleek E-Series large-size LED Smart TV line-up includes screen sizes of 70" (E701i), 60" (E601i) and 50" (E500i) models that are the perfect upgrade for the championship season. Whether mounted on the wall, on a stand or in an entertainment center, these TVs look spectacular thanks to a slim outer bezel that lets users replace their old set with a larger screen within the same amount of cabinet or shelf space. The large E-Series models also feature an ultra-thin profile, less than two inches deep, and utilize LED backlighting with advanced local dimming technology for a superior Full HD 1080p picture that delivers deeper blacks and more vivid colors, all while consuming less energy than conventional flat-panel non-LED TVs.

"According to the latest data from NPD DisplaySearch, Smart TV's are expected to grow from 15% of TV shipments in 2011 to 18% in 2013, in the North America region," said Paul Gagnon, NPD DisplaySearch Analyst. "VIZIO had a strong position in the Smart TV category in North America during Q3'12 with the #1 share of units shipped."

As the #1 brand in the US for WiFi flat-panel TVs5, VIZIO's 70", 60" and 50" Smart TVs feature VIZIO Internet Apps® with built-in WiFi for endless entertainment options and instant access to Amazon Instant Video, Facebook®, HuluPlus, Netflix®, Pandora®, Twitter®, VUDU, YouTube® and others, all with the push of a button on the Smart TV remote6.

"Of all the connected TV sets in the market, VIZIO's smart TV platform continues to be one of the easiest to use with lots of content options," said Dan Rayburn, Principal Analyst, Digital Media, Frost & Sullivan. "And considering their 60" smart TV set retails for under a grand, VIZIO's smart TV lineup is one of the best values in the market today."

A summary of VIZIO's big screen LED Smart TV line-up can be found below with additional information available at VIZIO.com.

VIZIO E-Series LED Smart TVs
$1,999.99


$999.99
$699.99

VIZIO E-Series TVs
32" LCD TV (E322AR) - $279.99
26" Razor LED TV (E261VA) - $229.99

About VIZIO

VIZIO, Inc. is headquartered in Irvine, California. In Q2 2007, VIZIO skyrocketed to the top by becoming the #1 shipping brand of flat panel HDTVs in North America and in Q3 2007 became the first American brand in over a decade to lead in U.S. LCD HDTV shipments. Since 2007 VIZIO LCD HDTV shipments remain in the top ranks in the U.S. and were #1 for the total year in 2009 and 2010.  VIZIO is committed to bringing feature-rich consumer electronics to market at a value through practical innovation. VIZIO offers a broad range of award winning consumer electronics.  VIZIO's products are found at Costco Wholesale, Sam's Club, Walmart, Target, BJ's Wholesale, Best Buy 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, Fast Company's 6th Most Innovative CE Company of 2009, and made the lists of Ad Age's Hottest Brands, CNET's Editor's Choice, CNET Best of CES 2011 - Television, IGN Best of CES - Television, Bluetooth.org Best of CES, Good Housekeeping's Best Big-Screens, PC World's Best Buy, Popular Mechanics Editor's Choice and OC Metro's 10 Most Trustworthy Brands among many other prestigious honors.  For more information, please call 888-VIZIOCE or visit www.VIZIO.com.

© 2013 VIZIO, Inc.  The V, VIZIO, Thin + Light and all names, logos and phrases are registered or unregistered trademarks of VIZIO, Inc.  All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.  All rights reserved.

1Source: The NPD Group's Retail Tracking Service based on units sold November 2012 – 60"+ Flat Panel HDTVs

2Source: VIZIO's new E-Series LED backlit LCD TV line features edge-lit and direct-lit LED technologies.

3 CNET: VIZIO E701i Best 70-inch LED TV Value, 12/21/12, http://reviews.cnet.com/flat-panel-tvs/vizio-e701i-a3/4505-6482_7-35477664.html and VIZIO E601i-A3 Best Big-screen LED TV Value, 10/5/12, http://reviews.cnet.com/flat-panel-tvs/vizio-e601i-a3/4505-6482_7-35477662.html

4 J.D. Power and Associates 2012 High Definition Television (HDTV) Satisfaction Report. Report based on responses from 1,009 consumers measuring 8 brands and measures opinions of consumers who purchased an HDTV in the last 12 months. Proprietary study results are based on experiences and perceptions of consumers surveyed August 2012. Your experiences may vary. Visit www.jdpower.com.

5 Source: The NPD Group's Retail Tracking Service based on units sold January – Nov 2012 – Total WiFi Flat Panel HDTVs

6High-speed/broadband Internet service and access equipment are required and not provided by VIZIO, Inc.  Additional fees and/or subscriptions may be required for certain content and services.  VIZIO, Inc. makes no warranties, representations, or assurances of any kind as to the content, availability, or functionality of third party content or services.

SOURCE VIZIO, Inc.

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