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VIZIO's Most Advanced, Highest Performing Reference Series, Along with P-Series Ultra HD Full-Array LED Smart TV Collection, Earn 2014 CES Editors' Choice Award from Reviewed.com

Highlighted By a 120" Screen Size, Reference Series Offers Exceptional Picture Quality and Powerful Performance, While P-Series Features Advanced Local Dimming and Ultra HD Streaming for A Beautifully Simple Entertainment Experience

IRVINE, Calif. and LAS VEGAS, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIZIO, America's #1 Smart TV Company1, today was awarded 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) Editors' Choice honors from Reviewed.com, a division of USA TODAY, for its most advanced, highest performing Reference Series collection and P-Series Ultra HD line-up.  The new offerings were unveiled at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, NV and represent VIZIO's advancements in picture quality and performance.  More about the winners can be found at Reviewed.com/events/CES2014/awards.  

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Hand-selected by a panel of Reviewed.com technology experts as the best of show for 2014, VIZIO's Reference Series Ultra HD and P-Series Ultra HD collections will be featured in a Satellite Media Tour live from CES on Thursday, January 9th and a special section of USA TODAY in the Friday, January 10th edition.

"We're extremely proud of our Reference and P-Series Ultra HD collections, and excited to be honored with the 2014 CES Editors' Choice award for both," said Matt McRae, Chief Technology Officer, VIZIO.  "When engineering the Reference Series there were no limitations or compromises, we simply set out to create the new standard for absolute best-in-class viewing. With P-Series, we engineered an Ultra HD TV that was not only rich in picture quality and smart TV features, but accessible to consumers with an introductory price of less than $1,000.  This morning's award is a testament to our commitment to offer consumers the best technologies."

Designed to set a new standard for world-class picture and audio quality, VIZIO's all-new Reference Series Ultra HD Smart TV collection is the result of over two years of research and development.  Architected with the latest, innovative technologies the Reference Series redefines best-in-class picture quality with High Dynamic Range combined with a powerful 800 nit bright backlight and 384 Active LED Zones for unprecedented contrast. Ultra-Color Spectrum with full support for true 10-bit color and incredible Ultra HD picture performance along with Spatial Scaling Engine for unmatched transformation of 1080p Full HD content are among the innovative technologies.  The collection features a 65" model and larger-than-life 120" screen size, both equipped with premium audio with the first-ever integrated 5.1 sound bar, a powerful 10" wireless subwoofer, and two rear satellite speakers as well as a Beautifully Simple high-end design with meticulously detailed craftsmanship.

Also receiving 2014 CES Editors' Choice honors from Reviewed.com is VIZIO's P-Series Ultra HD Full-Array LED Smart TV.  Starting at $999.99 with the 50" and ranging to $2,599.99 with the 70", VIZIO's P-Series offers the essentials for the most complete Ultra HD solution. The culmination of advanced picture quality, powerful performance and a Beautifully Simple Ultra HD experience, P-Series delivers on the features consumers seek most.  With advanced local dimming technology, featuring a backlight that consists of 64 Active LED Zones for better light uniformity, HEVC Codec for Ultra HD streaming and VIZIO V6 six-core processor that combines a quad-core GPU and dual-core CPU for unparalleled performance and maximum speed, VIZIO's P-Series has been engineered to deliver the full range of Ultra HD content consumers want.

With an established track record introducing new technologies – LCD, LED, smart TV, 3D, and even sound bars – VIZIO continues to raise the bar in terms of picture quality enhancements, cutting-edge technologies and Beautifully Simple entertainment options. For more information on VIZIO's revolutionary Reference Series, including the extra-large 120", and the P-Series Ultra HD line visit VIZIO.com/CES.

VIZIO P-Series Ultra HD Full-Array LED backlit LCD Smart TVs                     
(P502ui-B1)    $999.99 (MSRP)
(P552ui-B2)    $1,399.99 (MSRP)
(P602ui-B3)    $1,799.99 (MSRP)
(P652ui-B2)    $2,199.99 (MSRP)
(P702ui-B3)    $2,599.99 (MSRP)

1 The NPD Group / Weekly Tracking Service, Large Size includes 60"+, Q2 2013 units sold.

About VIZIO

VIZIO, Inc. is headquartered in Irvine, California. 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 North American LCD HDTV shipments. VIZIO was #1 in North America LCD for 20101. VIZIO is now also America's #1 Smart TV5 and large size LCD company2 as the leading seller of 60" and larger HDTVs in the U.S. with 30% of the market in this class2. VIZIO was the #1 Sound Bar Company in the U.S. for Q1 20134 For over a decade, VIZIO has remained committed to what it does best -- focus on the consumer to deliver visionary products at a great value. VIZIO offers a broad range of award winning consumer electronics that now include PCs and mobility products.  VIZIO's products are found at Amazon, Best Buy, BJ's Wholesale, Costco Wholesale, Sam's Club, Target, Walmart and other retailers nationwide. VIZIO has won numerous awards including a #1 ranking in the Inc. 500 for Top Companies in Computers and Electronics and made the lists of Ad Age's Hottest Brands, CNET's Editor's Choice, CNET Best of CES 2011 - Television, CNET Best of CES 2013 – Home Theater and Audio, Home Theater Magazine's Top Picks, Good Housekeeping's Best Big-Screens, PC World's Best Buy and Popular Mechanics Editor's Choice among many other prestigious honors including "Highest in Customer Satisfaction with HDTVs Less Than 50 Inches in a Tie" from J.D. Power6. For more information, please call 888-VIZIOCE or visit www.VIZIO.com.

1 DisplaySearch Market Tracker Quarterly Global TV Shipment and Forecast Report.
2 The NPD Group / Weekly Tracking Service, Large Size includes 60"+, Q2 2013 units sold.
3 The NPD Group / Retail Tracking Service, Q2 2013 LED TV units with Apps included.
4 The NPD Group / Retail Monthly Tracking Service, units sold, Q1 2013.
5 The NPD Group / Retail Tracking Service, Q2 2013 LED TV units with Apps included.
6 J.D. Power 2013 High Definition Television (HDTV) Satisfaction ReportSM

SOURCE VIZIO, Inc.

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