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Irvine, Calif. — Vizio is in a race with itself to offer wider soundbars that match the ever-expanding widths of its TVs.
Vizio has begun offering its widest active soundbar to date, the 54-inch-wide $299-suggested S5430W, which matches the width of its TVs that measure 60 inches diagonally. The soundbar is designed for use with any TV measuring 55 inches diagonally and larger.
This TWICE webinar, hosted by senior editor Alan Wolf, will take a look at what may be the hottest CE products at retail that will be sold during the all-important fourth quarter. Top technologies, market strategies and industry trends will be discussed with industry analysts and executives.
Irvine, Calif. — Vizio launched on Tuesday a “TDs for TVs” promotional campaign using Buffalo Bills wide receiver Stevie Johnson as the spokesman for a charity effort supporting the Boys & Girls Clubs of America.
Vizio said its “TDs for TVs” effort provides fans the opportunity to get involved with Johnson’s on-the-field play to support the charitable organization.
Irvine, Calif. – Vizio is adding three more soundbars to its 2013 soundbar selection with the launch of new models priced at a suggested $79 to $119, all with built-in Bluetooth.
The three models will join two models shipped earlier this year with Bluetooth at a suggested $249 and $329. All are wall-mountable.
Irvine, Calif. — Vizio’s Internet Apps Plus platform for its M-series Razor LED smart-TV collection now supports HTML 5 apps, and three apps have been added.
The three apps are:
· M-Go, a new pay-as-you-go digital entertainment service that enables consumers to browse, rent and buy movies and TV shows, “paying only for what they want without needing to commit to subscription fees,” Vizio said;
· ESPN ScoreCenter, which gives fans real-time game scores and information from all major leagues and sports; and
New York – Vizio unveiled this week an 80-inch Razor LED Smart TV with Theater 3D (passive-glasses) capability.
The behemoth FullHD 1080p edge-lit LCD TV (model M801d) is part of the company’s well-featured M-Series and will carry a $4,000 suggested retail.
The set will incorporate an updated and expanded built-in smart TV platform, called Vizio Internet Apps Plus.
Irvine, Calif. — Vizio launched Tuesday an online social community, called Vizio Fandemonium, for fans of all stripes of home entertainment.
Vizio said the social network would give fans a chance to rally together to share and express their enthusiasm for sports, music, movies, games and more.
Irvine, Calif. — Vizio said it has started rolling out its 2013 M-series Razor LED smart TVs, featuring ultra-thin bezel designs.
The new M series shipping to Vizio retail partners across the country now including the following models and screen sizes: the 32-inch M321li32 ($400 suggested retail), the 40-inch M401i ($530), the 47-inch M471i ($730), the 50-inch M501d ($800), the 55-inch M551d ($1,200), the 60-inch M601d ($1,600), the 65-inch M651d ($2,000), the 70-inch M701d ($2,500) and the 80-inch M801d ($4,000).
Irvine, Calif. — Vizio reports it has set pricing and begun shipping its 42-inch 5.1 home-theater soundbar with wireless subwoofer and satellite speakers.
Introduced during International CES in January, model S4251w is now available at Amazon.com, Costco, Costco.com, BestBuy.com, Walmart.com, Vizio.com and in-store at Best Buy the week of May 27 for $329.
Irvine, Calif. — Vizio kicked off this week with its “Win It For Mom” contest, giving sons and daughters the chance to win Vizio products for their mothers this Mother’s Day.
Vizio is inviting interested parties to upload a video or picture showing why they are Mom’s biggest fan and share their personal story of appreciation.
The mom with the winning story will receive a Mother’s Day Vizio Home Theater Gift Package.
Irvine, Calif. — Vizio today launched its spring PC line, which includes four ultra thin laptops and three all-in-one PCs.
All seven models feature 10-point touch screen displays which Vizio said will help consumers take full advantage of the touch functionality built into Windows 8.
The four Touch Thin + Light laptops are the CT14T-B0, CT14T-B1, CT15T-B1 and the CT15T-B1. All are available for pre-order on www.vizio.com.