Vizio’s latest 4K HDR TVs now shipping, with OLED model due in the fall


First introduced again at CES, Vizio’s newest lineup of 4K TVs is beginning to roll out to retailers. The firm’s first OLED mannequin will take just a little longer and isn’t anticipated to ship till the autumn, nonetheless. Still, the opposite units within the 2020 household — Vizio is confusingly calling it the 2021 lineup for some cause — ought to supply glorious image high quality and be close to the highest of your record if you happen to’re planning to improve your TV for the PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series X this vacation.

As earlier than, the flagship LED stays the P-Series Quantum X, which may hit as much as 3000 nits of peak brightness and is available in 65 ($1,499.99), 75 ($1,999.99), and 85-inch ($2,999) sizes. Vizio says all the panel can attain as much as 800 nits of brightness. The customary P-Series Quantum is available in 65-inch ($1,199.99) and 75-inch ($1,699.99) sizes and has a nonetheless spectacular peak brightness of 1200 nits, plus as much as 240 native dimming zones for glorious distinction and deep blacks.

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Even although it’s coming later, you may be interested by how Vizio is pricing its OLED in comparison with LG. The 65-inch mannequin will run $1,999.99, with the 55-inch set priced at $1,299.99. So it’s truthful to say the corporate is being aggressive in attempting to lure buyers away from the OLED chief.

The OLED, P-Series Quantum X, and P-Series Quantum assist variable refresh fee from 48 to 120Hz at as much as 4K, making them glorious gaming decisions since they’ll keep away from display tearing. They run what Vizio refers to as its ProGaming Engine. And everything of Vizio’s new lineup helps HDMI 2.1 on each HDMI port, so that you’ll have the newest tech like eARC regardless of if you happen to’re shopping for a top-end mannequin or one thing just like the M-Series Quantum. They’re fairly effectively future proofed.

For the M-Series Quantum, Vizio is solely letting Amazon promote units that comprise 90 native dimming zones, whereas the fashions that the majority different retailers get will drop all the way down to 30. The V-Series Quantum stays Vizio’s budget-tier choice, however even then you definitely’re nonetheless getting HDMI 2.1 and low latency for video games. The firm additionally has its total lineup of soundbars able to go, together with the spectacular $999 Elevate that has these audio system that rotate upward for Dolby Atmos content material. Sonos has been getting lots of consideration with its Arc these days, however Vizio is hoping it may possibly show itself because the soundbar maker to beat.

Vizio’s TVs proceed to run the corporate’s SmartCast platform, which blends built-in apps with assist for Chromecast, AirPlay 2, plus compatibility with Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, and Siri. Vizio can be including its personal voice command system for controlling the TV and trying to find content material, which can be utilized with the push-to-talk distant management. Navigation ought to really feel quicker on the brand new units, based on Vizio, and the Apple TV app and Peacock shall be added as native apps later this summer season.