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Contest Allows Families the Chance to Win Mom a VIZIO Home Theater Prize Package and Tickets to Visit the DreamWorks Animation Campus

Irvine, CA — April 16, 2014 — VIZIO—America’s #1 Smart TV1 and Sound Bar company2— in partnership with Walmart, announced today the “This One’s For Mom” contest, giving family members the chance to pay tribute to their moms this Mother’s Day. People across the country are encouraged to visit www.VIZIO.com/mom to upload a video or photo nominating their mom and sharing their personal story of appreciation. The mom recognized in the winning submission will receive a VIZIO Home Theater Gift Package. Entries can be submitted now through April 22nd. Consumers are then invited to help VIZIO determine winners by voting for their favorite story from April 23rd through April 30th.

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All-New Lineup Delivers Enhanced Clarity with Deeper Blacks, Enhanced Smart TV Experience and Even Slimmer Design At A Best-in-Class Value

Irvine, CA— February 26, 2014 —
VIZIO, America’s #1 Smart TV company1, announced today the availability of its all-new 2014 E-Series Full-Array LED backlit HDTV collection. Backed by the brand’s leadership in HDTV technology, the VIZIO E-Series line-up – now available at retailers such as Amazon, Best Buy, Costco, Sam’s Club, Target, VIZIO.com and Walmart – features Full-Array LED backlighting with Active LED Zones and the latest smart TV platform, VIZIO Internet Apps Plus®.



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- Renowned international competition recognizes VIZIO’s Customer Service Team with 18 Stevie awards and one Grand Stevie Award

IRVINE, CA and LAS VEGAS, NV - February 25, 2014 -
VIZIO, America’s #1 Smart TV company1, announced it has won a total of nineteen Stevie® Awards; 1 gold, 3 silver, and 14 bronze and a Grand Stevie Award in the eight annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service.



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Brand’s Exit Follows Most Successful Showing to Date, Highlighted by Multiple Top TV and Audio Category Awards

Irvine, CA — February 4, 2014 – VIZIO, America’s #1 Smart flat panel TV company1, completed its yearly showcase during the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, NV in early January with a number of successful product announcements.  Highlighted by its larger-than-life 120” Reference Series Ultra HD Smart TV and sub-$1,000 pricing on its 50” P-Series Ultra HD Smart TV, VIZIO debuted new products and technologies in the HDTV, audio, smart TV and computing spaces. While the week was met with buzz, VIZIO today announced that 2014 marks its final CES week showcase. 



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Back-to-Back Wins Makes Wilson First-Ever Repeat Winner

Irvine, CA — January 21, 2013 —
VIZIO, America’s #1 large size LCD TV company1, today announced fans across the country have voted Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson as the 2013 VIZIO Top Value Performer. For the seventh consecutive year, the VIZIO Top Value Performer award sought to recognize the professional football player whose on-field performance most exceeded expectations and the value of their annual base salary.  Wilson beat out candidates such as Denver’s Julius Thomas, Chicago’s Alshon Jeffery, St. Louis’ Zac Stacy and Cincinnati’s Giovani Bernard for the win.



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VIZIO’s Ultra HD Collection Features Technologies Like Advanced Local Dimming, HEVC Codec for Ultra HD Streaming Apps and V6 Processor for Unmatched Performance

Irvine, CA and Las Vegas, NV — January 7, 2014 —
VIZIO, America’s #1 Smart TV Company1, today announced pricing for its all-new P-Series Ultra HD Full-Array LED Smart TV collection, which was unveiled yesterday. 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, HEVC Codec for Ultra HD streaming and VIZIO’s 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.   The VIZIO P-Series Ultra HD Full-Array LED Smart TV collection – featuring 50”, 55”, 60”, 65”and 70” screen sizes – will be showcased at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, NV at the Wynn Hotel, by appointment only. 



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Line-Up Also Expands to Include 38’’ 5.1 Home Theater Sound Bar For Mid-Size TVs And New 21’’ 2.1 Home Theater Sound Stand that Fits Discreetly Under Most TVs

Irvine, CA and Las Vegas, NV — January 7, 2014 — VIZIO, America’s #1 Sound Bar company1, today announced three new home audio solutions, including the flagship 54’’ 5.1 Home Theater Sound Bar, 38’’ 5.1 Home Theater Sound Bar and 21’’ 2.1 Home Theater Sound Stand. Designed to deliver the best-in-class audio experience and serve as the perfect complement for today’s advanced HDTVs, VIZIO’s solutions bring superior surround sound and new convenience features to any room in the house. VIZIO will be showcasing the expanded sound bar collection at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, NV at the Wynn Hotel, by appointment only. 


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New Offerings Combine 1080p Full HD Touchscreens and 4th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 Quad-Core Processors for Stunning Display and Highly Functional Graphics

Irvine, CA and Las Vegas, NV — January 7, 2014 –
VIZIO, America’s #1 Smart TV company1, announced today a high-performance line-up in the form of the 15.6” Thin + Light Touch and 24” All-in-One Touch PCs. Both models offer premium features, 1080p full HD touchscreen displays and 4th generation Intel Core i7 Quad-core processors to provide superb performance, graphics and an unparalleled entertainment experience.  VIZIO will be showcasing the 15.6” Thin + Light Touch and 24” All-in-One Touch at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, NV at the Wynn Hotel, by appointment only. 



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New E-Series and M-Series Offerings Boast Upgraded Picture Quality, Slimmer Design and An Enhanced Smart TV Experience Highlighted by New, Premium Apps

Irvine, CA and Las Vegas, NV — January 7, 2014 —
VIZIO, America’s #1 Smart TV company1, announced today its collection of 2014 E-Series and M-Series Full-Array LED backlit LCD HDTVs. Demonstrating the brand’s leadership in HDTV technology, VIZIO is introducing Full-Array LED backlighting with advanced local dimming technology as well as the latest generation of its intuitive VIZIO Internet Apps Plus™ smart TV platform with more premium apps and features like second screen experiences that let users push content from mobile devices to their TV. VIZIO will showcase its new E-Series and M-Series collection at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, NV at the Wynn Hotel, by appointment only. 



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VIZIO Internet Apps Plus™ Continues Building Momentum with New Apps Including Spotify, Lyve, AirCastLive®, Baeble Music, Plex and New Features Like Second Screen Experiences Supported by YouTube and Netflix

Irvine, CA and Las Vegas, NV — January 7, 2014 —
VIZIO, America’s #1 smart TV company1, announced today the addition of more popular apps, Ultra HD streaming and second screen experiences to their popular VIZIO Internet Apps Plus™ platform. VIZIO Internet Apps sales are sure to continue to grow with new apps including Spotify, Lyve, AirCastLive, Baeble Music and Plex.  Consumers will also enjoy Ultra HD content from Netflix as well as second screen experiences supported by YouTube and Netflix. VIZIO will be demonstrating the newly redesigned VIZIO Internet Apps Plus at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, NV at the Wynn Hotel, by appointment only. 



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