VIZIO Gives Three Months Free of Hulu Plus to VIZIO 8" Tablet Owners

VIZIO Gives Three Months Free of Hulu Plus to VIZIO 8” Tablet Owners

Irvine, CA — October 20, 2011 — VIZIO, America’s #1 LCD HDTV Company*, announced today that VIZIO Tablet owners can get even more Entertainment Freedom™ with three months free of the Hulu Plus subscription service. Hulu Plus, one of the hottest apps, delivers an extensive library of TV and film content from over hundreds of providers and independent creators.  With Hulu Plus preloaded on the VIZIO Tablet, users can enjoy the best shows on TV directly streamed to their 8” high resolution entertainment tablet with three speakers for enhanced stereo audio in landscape or portrait modes and a built in universal remote app for home theater control.  

Anyone who purchases a VIZIO Tablet or has previously purchased the Tablet will get the Hulu Plus app conveniently preloaded through an automatic software update that is rolling out starting today. With a simple launch of the app on the VIZIO Tablet, new subscribers to the Hulu Plus service can sign up right on the Tablet to take advantage of Hulu Plus for free for three months. 

With built-in Wi-Fi, the VIZIO Tablet makes it easy to catch up on your favorite shows anywhere there’s a Wi-Fi connection so you’ll never miss a minute.   In addition to the unique three-speaker configuration, users can enjoy SRS TruMedia™ enhanced audio with their movies and TV shows for a superior second screen experience. Hulu Plus subscribers can also easily continue watching their show on the big screen by launching the Hulu Plus app on their VIZIO Internet Apps™ enabled HDTV.  

“With the VIZIO Tablet and Hulu Plus, users can have an incredible mobile video experience with the freedom to watch their favorite shows at their leisure,” said Matt McRae, VIZIO Chief Technology Officer.  “We hope users take advantage of the addition of Hulu Plus, which really exemplifies how the convergence of great content, audio and picture quality make the VIZIO Tablet stand out as an entertainment device.”

With this offer, new subscribers can extend their Hulu Plus service for only $7.99 a month, making the VIZIO Tablet a great value for the ultimate in mobile entertainment.

* Source: IHS iSuppli Corporation Research Q3 2011 Market Tracker Report of Q1 & Q2 2011.


VIZIO, Inc., "Entertainment Freedom For All," headquartered in Irvine, California, is America's #1 LCD HDTV Company.  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, 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, 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 on the web at

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