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VIZIO Reveals Expanded 2013 HDTV Collection Adding Ultra HD and Enhanced Smart TVs to Already Award-Winning All-LED HDTV Line-Up

Three Product Lines Offer Consumers HDTVs Sized from 22" to 80", Featuring New Modern Industrial Design with Slim to Nearly Borderless Frames

IRVINE, Calif. and LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- VIZIO, America's #1 large size HDTV company1, revealed today its expanded 2013 HDTV collection, highlighted by an all-new line of M-Series Razor LED™ Smart TVs featuring an elegant, modern ultra-slim bezel and razor-thin profile. VIZIO's new HDTV line-up continues to demonstrate the brand's leadership in HDTV technology with advanced innovations like its first Ultra High Definition TVs (4K2K), part of the brand's flagship XVT-Series, as well as the all-new, all-LED2 E-Series line which features a sleek, slim-frame design and advanced Smart TV features and Theater 3D™ available on select models.  Ranked "Highest in Customer Satisfaction with HDTVs" by J.D. Power and Associates3, VIZIO will showcase its new 22" to 80" sized collection at the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, NV. 

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VIZIO's new M-Series Razor LED Smart TVs are the must-have centerpieces for today's modern families. The all-new M-Series signature design  in screen sizes of 32" (M321i), 40" (M401i), 47" (M471i), 50" (M501d), 55" (M551d), 60" (M601d), 65" (M651d), 70" (M701d) and 80" (M801d),pair superior picture quality with an ultra-slim frame for a more immersive viewing experience.  The ultra-thin bezels of the M-Series virtually vanish next to the near edge-to-edge glass screen for a signature look that updates any room's appearance.  Unique interior metal construction in the base and neck adds stability while a beautifully finished exterior complements the design and helps set the new standard for affordable HDTV luxury.

"The M-Series family utilizes a blend of thoughtful design detailing, minimalist construction and premium materials to create a line of HDTVs consumers will be proud to showcase in their homes," said Scott McManigal, VIZIO VP of Design.  "The sleek, near bezel-free design reduces distractions and enhances the rich picture quality allowing for a superior all-picture viewing experience."

Building on its leadership as the #1 brand in the U.S. for WiFi flat-panel TVs4, VIZIO's new M-Series Razor LED Smart TVs feature a best-in-class connected TV experience with the latest picture quality technologies.  Features like advanced local dimming, 240Hz refresh rate with Smooth Motion for the 50" and larger models and a brighter, flicker-free Theater 3D™ experience with lightweight, battery-free glasses, build on the M-Series franchise.  All of the new M-Series units offer VIZIO Internet Apps® (V.I.A.) allowing consumers to enjoy their favorite apps like Amazon Instant Video, Crackle, Facebook®, HuluPlus, M-Go, Netflix®, Pandora®, VUDU, YouTube® and more.  The award-winning Smart TV platform offers the industry's easiest out-of-box experience, designed to allow users of all experience levels to quickly breeze through set-up and start watching TV or browse their favorite apps.  A new convenience feature for 2013, VIZIO's M-Series models will include Wi-Fi Direct universal remote controls with backlit keys, providing an intuitive way to control the entire home theater without nagging codes and programming.

"The new VIZIO M-Series line-up offers consumers a better entertainment experience with a clean, industrial design that now matches the superior picture quality and great Smart TV experience we are known for," said Matt McRae, VIZIO Chief Technology Officer. "The M-Series line is the perfect combination of leading technologies, highlighted by the easiest out-of-the-box experience, most popular TV apps on the market and an immersive, all picture viewing experience."

In addition to an enhanced line of M-Series Razor LED Smart HDTVs, VIZIO will also be unveiling its first Ultra HDTV offerings this year at CES. With four-times the resolution of Full HD 1080p, the premium XVT-Series Ultra HD Razor LED Smart TVs with Theater 3D offer the ultimate in resolution and picture quality. VIZIO will launch the 55" (XVT551d), 65" (XVT651d) and 70" (XVT701d) Ultra HD units later this year, making it one of the first technology innovators to bring the expensive new technology to mainstream consumers.

Featuring the same sleek, industrial design of VIZIO's new M-Series line, the new XVT-Series screen size classes of 55", 65" and 70" Ultra HDTVs also boast an ultra-slim frame and Razor LED technology, packing brilliant clarity, color and richer detail into the most immersive, all-picture viewing experience possible. VIZIO's Theater 3D technology included in the new XVT-Series takes movies, sports and gaming into a new dimension while an effective refresh rate of 240 Hz keeps even the most fast-moving pictures smooth and stable.

"As content creators continue to push the limits to produce ever-increasingly rich and intricate worlds for their stories, we're excited to be one of the first major brands to bring premium, Ultra HD resolution into the home," said Matt McRae, VIZIO Chief Technology Officer. "Ultra HD is the latest must-have upgrade for the home theater, giving discerning fans of our flagship XVT-Series access to cutting-edge technologies and an unprecedented high definition picture."

While the M- and XVT-Series will be unveiled at CES and available later in the year, VIZIO's popular entry-level E-Series line-up is available now and offers consumers an all-LED2 collection made affordable for every household.  Bringing superb picture quality to consumers at a great value, the E-Series HDTVs have already seen great success at retail with large screen sizes of 70" (E701i), 65" (E650i), 60" (E601i) and 55" (E551i), as well as smaller units in 50" (E500i and E500d), 42" (E420d), 39" (E390i), 29" (E291i), 24" (E241i) and 22" (E221) available to consumers. The sleek, slim-frame LED product line offers advanced local dimming technology on 42" screens and above, SRS StudioSound HD™, a DTS technology, for clear audio and more HDMI inputs when compared to competitive brands, allowing for expanded entertainment options.

VIZIO's new 2013 HDTV collection will be on display at 2013 CES at the Wynn Hotel's Mouton Ballroom by appointment only.  The M-Series units will be available later this year and additional details on the XVT-Series Ultra HD Razor LED Smart TVs with Theater 3D to be announced closer to commercial availability.  Consumers can find the new all-LED E-Series line both in-store and online through key retailers such as Amazon, Best Buy, Costco, Sam's Club, Target, VIZIO.com and Walmart.   More information on VIZIO's CES announcements can be found at VIZIO.com/CES.

VIZIO M-Series Razor LED Smart TVs                        
32" Razor LED Smart TV (M321i) – $399.99 Retail Price
40" Razor LED Smart TV (M401i) – $529.99 Retail Price           
47" Razor LED Smart TV (M471i) – $699.99 Retail Price                                                                   

VIZIO M-Series Razor LED Smart TVs w/Theater 3D  
50" Razor LED Smart TV w/Theater 3D (M501d) – $849.99 Retail Price
55" Razor LED Smart TV w/Theater 3D (M551d) – $1,199.99 Retail Price
60" Razor LED Smart TV w/Theater 3D (M601d) – $1,599.99 Retail Price
65" Razor LED Smart TV w/Theater 3D (M651d) – $1,999.99 Retail Price
70" Razor LED Smart TV w/Theater 3D (M701d) – $2,499.99 Retail Price
80" Razor LED Smart TV w/Theater 3D (M801d) – $4,499.99 Retail Price       

VIZIO XVT-Series Ultra HD Razor LED Smart TVs w/Theater 3D         
55" Ultra HD Razor LED Smart TV w/Theater 3D (XVT551d) – To be announced closer to product availability
65" Ultra HD Razor LED Smart TV w/Theater 3D (XVT651d) – To be announced closer to product availability
70" Ultra HD Razor LED Smart TV w/Theater 3D (XVT701d) – To be announced closer to product availability

VIZIO E-Series Razor LED TV
22" Razor LED TV (E221) – $159.99 Retail Price

VIZIO E-Series Razor LED Smart TVs                         
24" Razor LED Smart TV (E241i) – $199.99 Retail Price
29" Razor LED Smart TV (E291i) – $259.99 Retail Price           
40" Razor LED Smart TV (E401i) – $529.99 Retail Price           
55" Razor LED Smart TV (E551i) – $879.99 Retail Price
60" Razor LED Smart TV (E601i) – $999.99 Retail Price
70" Razor LED Smart TV (E701i) – $1,999.99 Retail Price

VIZIO E-Series LED TVs
32" LED TV (E320) – $269.99 Retail Price
37" LED TV (E370) – $349.99 Retail Price
42" LED TV (E420) – $449.99 Retail Price
47" LED TV (E470) – $549.99 Retail Price

VIZIO E-Series LED Smart TV
32" LED Smart TV (E320i) – $299.99 Retail Price
39" LED Smart TV (E390i) – $399.99 Retail Price
42" LED Smart TV (E420i) – $499.99 Retail Price
47" LED Smart TV (E470i) – $599.99 Retail Price
50" LED Smart TV (E500i) – $699.99 Retail Price
65" LED Smart TV (E650i) – $1,299.99 Retail Price

VIZIO E-Series LED Smart TV w/Theater 3D
42" LED Smart TV w/Theater 3D (E420d) – $529.99 Retail Price
50" LED Smart TV w/Theater 3D (E500d) – $729.99 Retail Price

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. In Q4 2012, VIZIO became America's #1 60+ inch HDTV company based on units sold. VIZIO is the #1 Sound Bar Company and is a top rated sound bar brand 2-years running by leading consumer publications. As VIZIO celebrates its 10-Year Anniversary, it remains committed to what it does best, focus on the consumer to deliver visionary products at a great value. VIZIO offers a broad range of award winning consumer electronics that now include PCs and mobility products.  VIZIO's products are found at Amazon, Best Buy, BJ's Wholesale, Costco Wholesale, Sam's Club, Target, Walmart and other retailers nationwide. VIZIO has won numerous awards including a #1 ranking in the Inc. 500 for Top Companies in Computers and Electronics and made the lists of Ad Age's Hottest Brands, CNET's Editor's Choice, CNET Best of CES 2011 - Television, Home Theater Magazine's Top Picks, Good Housekeeping's Best Big-Screens, PC World's Best Buy and Popular Mechanics Editor's Choice 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.

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

3 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.

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

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