Award-Winning VIZIO 2021 LED 4K UHD TV Collection Rolling Out Now to Retailers Nationwide
IRVINE, Calif., June 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- VIZIO, Inc., America's fastest growing Quantum Dot company1, today solidifies its leadership in the TV industry with the launch of its 20214K HDR smart TV collection, offering cutting-edge 4K picture performance and robust gaming features across the entire lineup. VIZIO is delivering its highest peak brightness at 3000 nits and most powerful full-array local dimming backlight with next-gen TV processing alongside more Quantum Color models.
Color is supercharged by a new quantum dot film that infuses every pixel with 180% more color2 for a vibrant yet subtly-nuanced color palette with deep azure blues, verdant greens, and fiery reds. The 2021 lineup also features custom, high-performance processors to optimize 4K HDR entertainment and gaming experiences. From the accessible 40-inch V-Series® with Dolby Vision to the epic, all-new 85-inch P-Series® Quantum X, the 2021 SmartCast™ TV lineup is VIZIO's top-performing and broadest range to date. And with SmartCast, users can stream, control, and share their favorite content to any VIZIO SmartCast TV faster and more easily than ever. The 2021 TVs are rolling out now to major retailers nationwide.
"Our newest lineup is the culmination of our ongoing development that's brought together picture quality, gaming performance, design, and price into one stunning collection," said Bill Baxter, Chief Technology Officer, VIZIO. "With the IQ processors, we've created a custom solution that will power VIZIO SmartCast TVs into the future, guaranteeing speed and performance to complement industry-leading Quantum Color and peak brightness."
VIZIO's new line of TVs add best-in-class picture performance and intelligence, thanks to the all-new new IQ Ultra™ and IQ Active™ processors, alongside powerful new gaming engines3. With superb 64-bit image processing, the all-new VIZIO IQ processors have the power to provide pixel-level contrast enhancement that gives every image more depth and dimension. A smarter 3D color engine offers more vibrant and nuanced colors. The lightning fast 1GHz CPU can smooth contours and gradients in real time for natural-looking images, while the multi- step algorithms more accurately upscale HD/FHD to 4K resolution, reduce noise and artifacts, and intelligently smooth diagonal edges, creating a sharper, cleaner image.
New for top models in the 2021 lineup, VIZIO's ProGaming Engine™ takes gaming graphics to the next level with support for Variable Refresh Rate (VRR) and resolutions up to 4K at 120Hz for greater motion clarity and smoother gameplay. The ProGaming Engine's faster response time and the lower input lag further improve image detail so users can better see all the action and respond more decisively. In addition, Auto Game Mode with auto low latency is engaged automatically for game content, so users can enjoy the best possible experience for every game, while utilizing premium picture modes for watching movies.
About the 2021 Lineup
Pushing the boundaries of what High Dynamic Range can achieve, VIZIO's 2021 P-Series Quantum X has the best picture performance, offering superior brightness, contrast, and color performance. With up to 3000 nits of peak brightness for brilliant highlights and incredible detail, as well as 800 nits full screen brightness for true-to-life outdoor scenes and more, the P- Series Quantum X will bring the most thrilling images to new life. The full-array LED backlight provides up to an unbelievable 792 zones of local dimming to ensure the deepest black levels and eye-popping contrast. Further elevating picture performance is one of the highest- performing Quantum Dot panels in the market, offering 180% more color2. Available in a 65-, 75-, and now a truly cinematic 85-inch screen size, the P-Series Quantum X was created with uncompromising craftsmanship, including a sleek bezel-less design.
VIZIO's new P-Series Quantum model offers premium 4K HDR picture quality with the IQ Ultra processor and 240 zones of local dimming for detailed highlights and deep, rich blacks. A blazing 1200 nits of peak brightness gives bright scenes a lifelike appearance and, when combined with Quantum Color technology, helps expand the color volume to over 120% to rank among the industry's top TVs. The VIZIO P-Series Quantum is available in 65- and 75-inch screen sizes. Both the P-Series Quantum and P-Series Quantum X feature an anti-reflective screen that eliminates distracting glare to deliver dark-room performance even in a brightly lit environment.
VIZIO's 2021 M-Series Quantum brings premium features to mid-range price points, delivering upgraded picture quality, HDMI 2.1 inputs, and VIZIO's lightning-quick IQ Active™ processor for a crisp, detailed 4K picture and high-performance gaming. Both the 55 and 65-inch MQ8- Series Quantum models, available exclusively at Amazon.com, supply 90 local dimming zones-- doubled from last year— and 800 nits of peak brightness to enhance contrast, deepen black levels, and give HDR content even greater realism. MQ7-Series Quantum TVs, available at most major retailers, offer 30 local dimming zones for deep black levels. All M-Series include the ProGaming Engine™ with Auto Game Mode plus Variable Refresh Rate for smoother video game graphics.
Rounding out the impressive 2021 lineup is the V-Series, which offers exceptional 4K HDR picture and next-level gaming at an incredible value. Available in screen sizes ranging from 40 to 70 inches, the feature-packed V-Series brings the same broad HDR support, the latest SmartCast performance and features, and future-ready HDMI 2.1 inputs with eARC. VIZIO's IQ Active™ processor brings all the same contrast improving, noise reducing, and detail enhancing picture quality improvements to give the V-Series a smooth, natural, and razor-sharp image. The V-Gaming Engine offers lower input lag, more responsive gameplay, and auto low-latency for amazingly clear graphics with smooth motion to maximize every player's performance.
To help take advantage of the expanded picture quality capabilities of its 4K TV lineup, VIZIO is excited to announce support for Dolby Vision, HDR10, HLG, and now HDR10+. Support for all consumer HDR formats means viewers do not need to worry if their TV can display HDR entertainment in the appropriate format.
VIZIO's first-ever 4K OLED TV will arrive later this year. See VIZIO's standalone release on the Elevate™ 5.1.4 Sound Bar and its first-ever 4K OLED TV for details.
SmartCast and more
Fill these beautiful 4K screens with the latest entertainment as you stream, control and share like never before: VIZIO's award-winning SmartCast™ platform delivers fast, intuitive access to top-tier streaming services like Netflix, Hulu4, Disney+, YouTube, and Prime Video. Free Streaming Channels are a cord-cutter's dream, serving up unlimited free viewing from hundreds of specially curated channels. With Apple AirPlay 2 and Chromecast built-in you can stream your favorite entertainment from your phone, tablet, or laptop right to your SmartCast TV. You can even use your voice to control the TV with popular voice assistants including Siri, Google Assistant, and Alexa-enabled devices. See the separate SmartCast press release for details.
For more information, email press@VIZIO.com.
VIZIO, the #1 American-based TV brand1 and America's #1 Sound Bar Company2, delivers innovative entertainment solutions and value for millions of connected consumers. Formed in 2002 and quickly established as a daring leader, VIZIO has built a portfolio of industry-leading products that provide brilliant, awe-inspiring experiences while incorporating seamlessly with the smart home. The company designs a collection of televisions, sound bars, and SmartCast TV with the consumer's desires in mind, and has been rated America's Fastest Growing TV Brand with Quantum Dot5 and America's Fastest Growing Sound Bar Brand with Dolby Atmos6. VIZIO product leadership is consistently highlighted by industry reviews and awards, and most recently received 30 Best of CES 2020 accolades. VIZIO products are carried by U.S. retailers including Amazon, Best Buy, Costco, Sam's Club, Target and Walmart.
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1 Source: The NPD Group, Inc., U.S. Weekly Retail Tracking Service, LCD TV, Quantum dots included, Based on units, Jan. 6, 2019 – Nov. 30, 2019 vs. Dec. 31, 2017 – Nov. 24, 2018 combined.
2 Compared to a standard 4k UHD TV with Rec709 color gamut and 300 Nits peak brightness
3 The VIZIO IQ Ultra™ is included in VIZIO P-Series Quantum, P-Series Quantum X and OLED TVs. The VIZIO IQ Active™ is included in VIZIO V-Series and M-Series Quantum TVs. The ProGaming Engine is included in VIZIO M-Series Quantum, VIZIO OLED, P-Series Quantum and P-Series Quantum X TVs. The V-Gaming Engine is included in the V-Series.
4 Hulu subscription required; available in the U.S. only. Terms apply
5 Source: The NPD Group, Inc., U.S. Weekly Retail Tracking Service, LCD TV, Quantum dots included, Based on units, Jan. 6, 2019 – Nov. 30, 2019 vs. Dec. 31, 2017 – Nov. 24, 2018 combined.
6 Source: The NPD Group, Inc., U.S. Weekly Retail Tracking Service, Sound Bars, Dolby Atmos, Jan. 6, 2019 – Sep. 28, 2019 vs Dec. 31, 2017 – Sep. 22, 2018 Combined.
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