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Vizio unveils P-Series Ultra HD televisions starting from $1,000

updated 06:28 am EST, Wed January 8, 2014

50 to 70-inch Vizio P-Series displays use 64 active LED zones for high contrast

The new range of Vizio 4K-capable televisions will be priced starting from $1,000, according to the company at CES. The new P-Series Ultra HD Full-Array LED Smart TV collection, launched at the event, will consist of 50-inch, 55-inch, 60-inch, 65-inch, and 70-inch televisions that are all able to show 3840x2160-resolution images, all with considerably lower prices compared to other Ultra HD devices.

Vizio is using 64 active LED zones for the backlighting in the P-Series, something which is said to provide increased contrast levels when compared to edge-lit LED televisions, as well as Advanced Color Management and Active Pixel Tuning with micro-brightness levels.



Capable of upscaling HD content to 4K, it also includes Vizio's latest Smart TV platform, which the company claims to be four times faster than last year thanks to the combination of its V6 quad-core GPU and dual core CPU, a 120fps "high velocity mode" refresh rate, and the option to show films at 24fps and 48fps. Using the HEVC H.265 codec, it can stream Ultra HD content through apps such as Netflix over Wi-Fi, while users will be able to navigate using the included backlit QWERTY remote, as well as support for control over Android and iOS smartphones and tablets.

Vizio P-Series
Vizio P-Series


Though Vizio has yet to provide a release date for the P-Series range, it has revealed that the sets will cost $1,000, $1,400, $1,800, $2,200, and $2,600 for the 50, 55, 60, 65, and 70-inch televisions respectively.



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