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Vizio XVT553SV Review

Vizio XVT553SV
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The VIZIO XVT553SV is 55-Inch LCD HDTV with LED-backlit. With their XVT series of HDTV models Vizio has proved that they can compete with any LED HDTV manufacturers in the world. Let’s us take a look at the Vizio XVT553SV LED HDTV to review the performance.

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Vizio XVT553SV Picture Quality:
This Vizio LCD HDTV is equipped with full 1080p HD resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) and high refresh rate of 240Hz which delivers smooth motion picture with sharp image quality. The Vizio XVT553SV features LED backlighting with local dimming also produces excellent black levels while maintaining a high peak brightness. The color accuracy is pretty good with good uniformity. The LED LCD HDTV has dynamic contrast ratio of 10,000,000:1 and excellent bright-room performance.

The piano-black bezels design is good, though it may not turn many heads. While the oval base is makes sure that the TV sites wobble-free, the lack of swiveling option is a minus.
On the plus side, the matte finish screen results in superior bright-room performance compared most other high-end LED HDTV’s with glossy screen.

WiFi & Internet Application:
Vizio has done it right by incorporating built-in WiFi capabilities to XVT553SV model. Vizio INTERNET APPS™ features 802.11n dual band wireless networking that makes connecting to internet and your favorite websites like facebook and youtube very easy. You can also use an Ethernet cable to connect to your TV to internet.

Vizio XVT553SV HTDV Remote ControlRemote Control:
Bluetooth remote control with slide out keypad enables you to operate your HDTV from any spot in the room without having to point the remote at the TV. The keypad let’s you type on-screen which is great while connected to internet. You can use this universal remote to control other audio video devices which are connected to the Vizio HDTV.

Connectivity Options:
This Vizio XVT553SV model is loaded with connectivity options with 5 HDMI ports and 3 USB ports. There is also composite, component, RF ports along with standard digital audio video out puts and PC connection ports.

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The mercury free display panel is very environmentally friendly and this HDTV is Energy Star 4 compliant.

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Customer Feedback & Opinion
4.5 Star Rating
Actual Customer Feedback:
This TV is amazing. The only thing more incredible is the bargain. If you want a TV packed full of features that you can actually enjoy but don't want to drop $3,000....this is your set.
-Review by Lindsey from Atlanta on amazon.com

The 55-inch Vizio XVT553SV LED HDTV delivers big-screen goodness and a good feature set at a very reasonable price.
-Review by pcmag.com

The excellent picture quality, thoughtful design, scads of features, and reasonable price of Vizio XVT3SV combine to make it the best value among high-end LED-based LCD TVs today.
-Cnet.com review

Pros: Excellent picture quality and great bright-room performance. Built WiFi and universal remote control makes it a great internet TV.
Cons:The design is generic off-angle viewing is not the best. Some LED blooming also observed.
Overall, Vizio XVT553SV is a solid LED LCD HDTV at an unbeatable price.

- Review by Editor
Product Details
Manufacturer Info:VIZIO, Inc. was founded in 2002 was known for its budget HDTV models. But the new XVT553SV HDTV model is one of the best among LED HDTV is available in the year 2010.
HDTV Specifications:VIZIO XVT553SV Specifications
  • Display size: 55 Inches
  • Display Technology: TruLED with Smart Dimming technologies
  • Native Resolution: 1920 x 1080 pixels (Full HD)
  • Dynamic Contrast Ratio: 10,000,000:1 w/DCR
  • Response Time: 5ms
  • Refresh rate: 240Hz
  • Brightness: 500 nits
  • Tuner: Built-in ATSC/Clear QAM Tuner
  • Color Fine Tuning: Independent Red, Green and Blue

  • Audio
  • Two built-in 15-watt speakers
  • SRS TruSurround

  • Vizio XVT553SV Review: Connectivity Connectivity
  • 5 HDMI ports (with HDCP). 4 on rear and 1 on side.
  • 1 Component and 1 Composite A/V
  • 3 USB ports
  • PC input and RF
  • SPDIF Digital Optical Output
  • Stereo Audio Output

  • Other Features
  • Picture-in-Picture (PIP)
  • Picture-outside-Picture (POP)
  • 3D Comb Filter: Yes
  • Progressive Video scan
  • Vizio universal Bluetooth Remote Control with Qwerty keyboard
HDTV Price:US$1,697.99 (See latest price)
Return & Refund Policy:Vizio offers one year parts and labor warranty along with free lifetime technical support.

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