VIZIO America’s #1 LCD HDTV Company Announces Record-Breaking 2009 Holiday Sales

January 7, 2010

VIZIO America’s #1 LCD HDTV Company Announces Record-Breaking 2009 Holiday Sales

Within the brief 5 week Holiday Season (Nov 23-Dec 27, 2009):

  • Over 1.15 million VIZIO HDTVs sold – 50% YoY increase
  • Over 150,000 120/240Hz HDTVs sold – 440% YoY increase
  • Over 40,000 large screen 50”+ TVs sold – 570% increase
  • Over 20,000 LED LCD HDTVs sold
  • Over 30,000 high definition sound bars sold
  • Over 65,000 Blu-ray players sold

Irvine, CA – January 7, 2010 -- VIZIO, America’s #1 LCD HDTV Company, announced today that U.S. Consumers purchased over 1.15 million VIZIO HDTVs over the holiday season (Nov. 23-Dec. 27). This was a 50% increase over their holiday season HDTV unit sales in 2008. The increase was driven in part by VIZIO’s high performance HDTV offerings with features such as TruLED backlights with Smart Dimming, fast 120/240Hz refresh rates and a full product range from 19” to 55” to fit any American’s holiday dream.

“Thanks to the strength and efficiency of our valued retail partners such as Costco, Sam’s Club, Walmart, Target, Sears, Nebraska Furniture Mart, and BrandsMart, VIZIO has achieved another record-breaking year of Black Friday sales of HDTVs, Blu-ray players, high definition sound bars and high performance HDMI cables,” stated Laynie Newsome VIZIO Co-founder and V.P. Sales and Marketing Communications. “We consistently strive to offer the consumer more and are pleased to see the great success of our high performance products which allow us to continue to grow. We will continue to provide the consumer with the latest high performance offerings such as our TruLED technology which we feel offers superior picture performance at a great value.”

The VIZIO brand, which has continued its #1 U.S. LCD ranking though the third quarter of 2009*, now has TVs in over 13 million U.S. households and is living up to its selection as one of Advertising Age’s Hottest Brands.

Source – *iSuppli Corporation Q4 2009 U.S. TV Market Tracker

VIZIO, Inc., "Where Vision Meets Value," headquartered in Irvine, California, is America’s HDTV and Consumer Electronics Company. In 2007, VIZIO skyrocketed to the top by becoming the #1 selling brand of flat panel HDTVs in North America and became the first American brand in over a decade to lead major categories in U.S. TV sales. Since 2007 VIZIO HDTV shipments remain in the TOP ranks in the U.S. and were again #1 in Q1, 2009 with over 20% market share. VIZIO is committed to bringing feature-rich flat panel televisions to market at a value through practical innovation. VIZIO offers a broad range of award winning LCD HDTVs including the new XVT series. VIZIO’s products are found at Costco Wholesale, Sam's Club, Sears, Walmart, Target, BJ's Wholesale, 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, Good Housekeeping's Best Big-Screens, CNET's Top 10 Holiday Gifts and PC World's Best Buy among others. For more information, please call 888-VIZIOCE or visit on the web at

The V, VIZIO, TruLED, Extreme VIZIO Technology XVT, VIZIO Internet Apps, 480Hz, 240Hz SPS, Thin Line, Smooth Motion, Razor LED, Smart Dimming, Where Vision Meets Value names, phrase and symbols are trademarks or registered trademarks of VIZIO, Inc. All other trademarks may be the property of their respective holders.


Source: VIZIO, Inc.

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Jim Noyd Noyd Communications Inc.
T: 310-951-3768

Charley Fitzwilliam
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T: 949-579-0405

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