Vizio M550NV Review

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Model Size MSRP 1080 Net Wi-Fi 3D Price Energy Design Best-
Seller
Vizio
M550NV

LED HDTV
55″ $1829 $33 3.4 12

 

Vizio M550NV Review » Key Feature Ratings
Price The cost of this LED TV is $33 per inch of screen size. This is more expensive than average and is priced in the top 29% of new TVs.
ENERGY STAR ENERGY STAR qualified. This HDTV uses about 40% less electricity than standard televisions.
Efficiency Estimated annual electricity use is 3.4 kWh per inch of screen size. This is more energy efficient than your average ENERGY STAR TV.
Design Incorporates 12 key design features that make a difference. This HDTV has more key features than average and ranks in the top 9% of new TV designs.
Best-Seller This TV is not a top best-seller at a national store including Amazon, Best Buy, Sears, and Wal-Mart. – Vizio M550NV Review
Resolution Designed with 1080p resolution, the highest definition available. Provides nearly twice the resolution of 720p, and allows you to fully utilize 1080p videos or programming.
Side Inputs Includes side inputs that allow you to conveniently plug-in some devices without having to reach behind the TV. – Vizio M550NV Review
LED Designed with edge-lit LED backlighting instead of standard LCD fluorescent bulbs. LED is more energy efficient and allows for significantly thinner TV designs.
Local Dim This LED television does not have local dimming capability. On / Off dimming of LED zones can significantly enhance the quality of your picture.
Frame Rate Employs blur reduction technology that increases the frame rate to 120 Hz (120 frames per second). The picture should be crisp and clear for sports and action movies.
THX Like most HDTVs, this is not THX certified. THX generally indicates that the TV will have high-quality picture performance. – Vizio M550NV Review
DLNA Not DLNA certified (Digital Living Network Alliance). DLNA promotes interoperability between electronic devices, which makes sharing digital content easier and more convenient.
3D This Vizio television is not 3D ready. 3D TVs allow you to view 3D content from select video games, Blu-ray discs, and programming, but are much more expensive.
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi capable with either a built-in receiver or external adaptor. Allows you to wirelessly tap into your home wireless internet service instead of using ethernet cables.
Internet You can access internet videos and streaming content via widgets and applications. A wide variety of internet content is available, but you don’t have browser search capability.
DVD Player Like most televisions, this Vizio TV does not have a built-in DVD or Blue-ray player. Most consumers purchase these items separately.
Depth This Vizio HDTV is ultra-thin with a depth of only 2″. Provides a sleek look, especially if you can wall mount-it. – Vizio M550NV Review
Frame Standard, multiple-level design with some space between the screen and the bezel. Single-level designs can provide a seamless look that is preferred by some consumers.
Speakers Speakers are rated at 30 watts of total output power, which is less than average. – Vizio M550NV Review
HDMI Provides 4 HDMI inputs so that you can connect a cable box and other devices such as a DVD player, video game console, and PC.

 

Vizio M550NV Review » Features & Specs

GENERAL

  • Class: 55″
  • Viewable: 54.64″ diagonal; 16:9 Aspect Ratio
  • Tuner: ATSC/QAM
  • Native Panel Resolution: 1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Signal Compatibility: 1080p (FHDTV), 1080i, 720P, 480P, 480i
  • Colors: 1.06 Billion @ 10bit
  • Computer Support:
  • Dynamic Contrast Ratio: 1,000,000:1
  • Brightness: 450 nits
  • Response Time: 8ms
  • Viewable Angle: 178/178 degrees (horizontal/vertical)
  • Pixel/Dot Pitch: 0.63mm(H) x 0.63mm(V)
  • SRS TruSurround HD™: Yes
  • SRS TruVolume™: Yes
  • SRS TruSurround XT™: No


INPUTS (REAR)

  • HDMI with HDCP 3
  • RF Connector for Internal Tuner 1
  • Component YPbPr plus Stereo Audio: 1
  • Composite Video: 1
  • S-Video:
  • Computer RGB: 1
  • Ethernet: 1
  • USB Ports:
  • Music (MP3):
  • Video (MPEG):
  • Photo (JPEG):


INPUTS (SIDE)

  • HDMI with HDCP 1
  • RF Connector for Internal Tuner
  • Component YPbPr plus Stereo Audio:
  • Composite Video:
  • S-Video:
  • Computer RGB:
  • USB Ports: 3
  • Music (MP3):
  • Video (MPEG):
  • Photo (JPEG):


OUTPUTS (REAR)

  • SPDIF Digital Optical: 1
  • Stereo Audio: 1
  • Headphones:


ADDITIONAL FEATURES

  • Refresh Rate: 120Hz
  • Smooth Motion: No
  • LED: Yes – edge lit
  • Picture-in-Picture (PIP): Yes
  • Picture-outside-Picture (POP): Yes
  • Zero Bright Pixel Defect Guarantee: Yes
  • V-Chip: Yes
  • 3D Comb Filter: Yes
  • 3:2 or 2:2 Reverse Pull-down: Yes
  • ATSC with 8VSB & QAM demodulation: Yes
  • ATSC with MPEG-2 decoding: Yes
  • NTSC Video decoding via Video: Yes via RF or Composite Video
  • Progressive Scan Video: Yes, thru Component VGA or HDMI
  • Color Temperature: 5400K, 6300K and 9300K
  • Color Fine Tuning: Independent Red, Green and Blue
  • Speakers: Built-in 15W x 2 Speakers
  • Panel Lamp Life (typical): 50,000 Hours
  • Voltage Range: 100~240Vac at 50/60Hz
  • Power Consumption: 125W(avg), 0.93 Standby
  • VIZIO Remote Control: Bluetooth Universal Remote VUR10


WEIGHT

  • Gross: 92.59lbs
  • Net With Stand: 73.41lbs
  • Without Stand: 66.36lbs


DIMENSIONS

  • With Stand: 55.36″W x 34.11″H x 12.24″D
  • Without Stand: 55.36″W x 31.41″H x 1.99″D
  • Packaging Dimensions: 60.16″W x 38.39″H x 15.00″D