55" Class (54.64” Diag.) TruLED HDTV with Vizio Internet AppsMODEL NUMBER: XVT553SV Model Features:
- • 54.64 inch diagonal
- • VIZIO Internet Apps® (V.I.A.)
- • Built-in WiFi 802.11n Dual Band
- • TruLED® with Smart Dimming
- • 1080p Full HD
- • 240Hz SPS* Refresh Rate
- • 10,000,000 to 1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio
VIZIO’s XVT553SV 55” Class (54.64" Diag.) Full Array TruLED® LCD HDTV with VIZIO Internet Apps® (V.I.A.) delivers the ultimate HDTV experience! Packed with the latest technology, this high performance HDTV combines advanced picture quality, immersive virtual high definition sound and premium wireless Internet connectivity with built-in WiFi 802.11n dual-band so you can enjoy the convenience of on-demand movies, TV shows, social networking, music, photos and more with just the push of a button on the premium Bluetooth QWERTY keyboard universal remote!
Featuring Full Array TruLED® backlighting with Smart Dimming for brilliant clarity, 240Hz SPS* refresh rate for sharper, blur free images, full 1080p high definition detail and 10,000,000 to 1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio delivering deeper blacks and brighter whites through contrast and dimensions, the XVT553SV renders every image with amazing precision, color and contrast. Enjoy immersive virtual high definition sound with SRS TruSurround™ HD premium audio processing and SRS TruVolume™, eliminating volume inconsistencies between programming. Take pleasure in knowing this energy efficient LED LCD HDTV exceeds new ENERGY STAR® 4.1 Guidelines, conserving our planet’s resources while saving you money.
Full Array TruLED®
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
1080P FULL HD
SRS TruSurround HD™
VIZIO Internet Apps® (V.I.A.)
Bluetooth® Universal Remote Control
*240Hz SPS displays 240 scenes per second by combining advanced 120Hz technology with scanning backlight
**Based upon ratings as of September 9, 2010 of LCD HDTVs by HDTVSolutions.com
|Tuner:||ATSC/Clear QAM Tuner|
|Native Panel Resolution:||1920 x 1080 pixels|
|Signal Compatibility:||Supports 1080I(HDTV), 720P(HDTV), 480P(EDTV), 480I(SDTV)|
|Computer Support:||1920x1080, 1360x768, 800x600, 640x480 via VGA/HDMI|
|Dynamic Contrast Ratio:||10,000,000:1 w/DCR|
|Viewable Angle:||178/178 degrees (horizontal/vertical)|
|Pixel/Dot Pitch:||0.630mm x 0.630mm|
|SRS TruSurround HD™:||Yes|
|SRS TruSurround XT™:||No|
|HDMI with HDCP||4 (HDMI Input 1 is supported with Audio Return Channel)|
|RF Connector for Internal Tuner||1|
|Component YPbPr plus Stereo Audio:||1|
|HDMI with HDCP||1|
|RF Connector for Internal Tuner|
|Component YPbPr plus Stereo Audio:|
|SPDIF Digital Optical:||1|
|Refresh Rate:||240Hz SPS*|
|LED:||Direct Type LED Backlight Technology with Smart Dimming - 120 zones|
|Zero Bright Pixel Defect Guarantee:||Yes|
|3D Comb Filter:||Yes|
|3:2 or 2:2 Reverse Pull-down:||Yes|
|ATSC with 8VSB & QAM demodulation:||Yes|
|ATSC with MPEG-2 decoding:||Yes|
|NTSC Video decoding via Video:||Yes|
|Progressive Scan Video:||Yes|
|Color Temperature:||5400K, 6500K and 9300K|
|Color Fine Tuning:||Independent Red, Green and Blue|
|Speakers:||15W x 2 speakers|
|Panel Lamp Life (typical):||50,000 Hours|
|Voltage Range:||100~240 Vac at 50/60 Hz|
|Power Consumption:||225W (AVG), < 1W standby|
|Universal Remote:||VIZIO Bluetooth Remote Control with Qwerty Keyboard - VUR10|
|Net With Stand:||77.16lbs|
|With Stand:||52.18"W x 35.06"H x 12.90"D|
|Without Stand:||52.18"W x 33.28"H x 2.95"D|
|Packaging Dimensions:||57.18"W x 40.59"H x 16.92"D|
|CERTIFICATIONS||CSA/ CSA-US, FCC Class B, BQB|
|COMPLIANCES||Energy Star 4.1, ATSC Spec A/65, EIA/CEA-766-A|
|WALL MOUNT SPECIFICATIONS|
|Hole Pattern:||VESA standard 400mmx200mm|
|VIZIO WARRANTY||One Year Parts & Labor Free Lifetime Technical Support|
VIZIO, Inc. has made every effort to ensure the accuracy of the information provided herein. All product specifications, functionality, features, configurations, performance, design and other product information described herein are subject to change without notice. VIZIO, Inc. disclaims liability for typographical, technical, or descriptive errors.
- Excellent Review by Astro
Picked up the XVT553SV at Costco for a very fair price (significantly lower that the name brands). To me, it looked like the best or very close to the best they had on display. Costco must have had about ten of the same size or close to it on the floor. I got it home and "test drove" it on several HD channels and could not wipe the smile off my face. I was very impressed with the deep blacks, the colors, and the clarity of the picture. I hooked up my 12 megapixel Nikon Camera and could not have been happier. Then a few days later got a blu-ray. Everything looks FANTASTIC ! I don't see how anyone could not be very happy with this TV. Whether you pay MSRP or get a good price, you will love the TV.
(Posted on 1/21/11)
- Couldn't be happier! Review by ExTex
We bought this TV to replace an old rear-projection (CRT-type) TV, and the difference is simply amazing! The image is so sharp and crisp, on some shows it almost looks like it's 3D (I know; it's not, but it's really good!) The full LED backlighting gives awesome contrast for all but the most difficult of image situations, and even then it's still pretty darned good! Playing BluRay DVDs on this with movies that were made for true HD is awesome.
I had a little trouble connecting to the Internet, but I found out the ethernet switch I was using was bad. I replaced it, and the problems went away. Once connected, setting up the apps was easy.
Even the sound from the built-in speakers is surprisingly good! Our old TV had 3" midrange and 6" woofers, and the sound from this set is nearly as good. Not quite as good with the bass, but still quite acceptable. Of course, for the best results from motion picture audio, I use our 5.1 system, but for "normal" watching, the built-in sound is fine.
Vizio has already downloaded a fiemware update and moved the Apps bar from the side to the bottom. That is a definite improvement. I haven't explored for any other changes yet, but hopefully thay will have enabled the USB ports for flash drive viewing!
It's a great TV, and we're happy we got it!
(Posted on 1/14/11)
- WoW! More Features than I thought possible on a TV! Review by MrsB
My husband bought this as a Christmas present for me (and I am sure there was no ulterior motive:) and I had never researched televisions to know what there even was available. I had no idea a television could do everything that this one does!
This is the 3rd or 4th Vizio that my husband has purchased, but the other screens are used for his offices at home and work.
I have blockbuster, netflix, hulu, twitter, facebook, rhapsody, yahoo, etc.. on my TV! I did not even know that this was possible. I have a 55" computer screen in my den!
I have never been more pleased with a picture, also. Most of the larger screens show fuzzy outlines during rapid movement. This screen does not have a perfect "Plasma" picture, but it is the closest I have seen.
This is also a light screen for all practical purposes. About 75 pounds so 2 people can easily install it on the wall without paying for expensive installation.
I Love My Vizio. It is MORE than I ever expected.
(Posted on 1/11/11)
- Great!! Review by Dan San
I got our Tv on black Friday, installed it on saturday. The picture is GREAT! This is our third Vizio in the past 3 years.
(Posted on 1/10/11)
- I'm a Believer! Review by LindaLou
My husband and I have been wanting to get an HD TV for 2 or 3 years, but have been waiting for prices to come down and researching the different types. I still wasn't sure if we should spring for a new TV when we bought the VIZIO XVT553SV, but WE'RE SO GLAD WE DID!!
The picture is absolutely amazing, and the sound is great, too! And the price was a great deal! We bought ours at Sams Club online as a Christmas present to ourselves in mid-December. When our kids came home for Christmas, they were also amazed and impressed with this TV.
In the interest of full disclosure, I should say that we were watching a 31 inch standard television before buying this Vizio, so the difference in picture size and quality is very stark for us. It was easy to connect to my wireless network, and to hook up most of our stuff. Love the remote and everything about this TV, except that it might be nice if the stand would swivel.
This is our first Vizio product. But it's made me a believer!
(Posted on 1/7/11)
- Excellent Review by Rich
This TV has the best picture quality of ANY set I have seen. The absolute great HD quality convinced me to buy it in Oct of 2010 and I have not been one bit dissatisfied yet. The only thing I would like to see is the three USB ports activated for use.
Other than that, you cant go wrong with this TV. I have received outstanding comments from everyone who has seen this in my home.
(Posted on 1/6/11)
- WOW! Review by chito
first of I did alot of comparison and I was patient in waiting for the right time and price finally I purchsed my vizio used from sams for $1089. wish in my case was a still because I was gonna purchase it at $1490 but when I found out wish store caried it ,well it went up $150 over night Its not up yet but I did connect it temporarly let me tell u that wow the picture quality so awsome i have comcast wish I dont like. But hd its unbelievable clear and I just cant wait to see sports, but first I have to put it up on my fireplace,, so far all the set up has been verrry ez (a cave man can do it) really u dont have to be a genius to install.. Ive been waiting over a year to get a tv set that the whole family would enjoy.. Cant wait to see avatar in blueray..
(Posted on 12/31/10)
- Fantastic Picture - Beats Samsung LED Review by Bluetitus
We returned our Samsung EDGE LED LCD Tv as the picture quality looked "plastic" for lack of a better term. We then did a lot of research and looked at several TV's in the store. This one had by far the best picture. In fact we saw it next to a Samsung 58" plasma and it looked almost exactly the same. From our understanding, plasma is still the "gold standard" for large screen pictures.
The set up was simple and the picture quality is both amazing and perfect! The sound is good as well. Hook up to the internet was made easier by the full keyboard on the slider remote - but the TV would not synch with our WEP security code on our wireless network - so I had so spend a lot of time switching the security for our routers over to WPA.
Overall this is a "5-star" rating.
(Posted on 12/15/10)
- Superb! Review by Art
Out of the box it was great. Experimented with adjustments but the only one that improved the picture was an increase in the sharpness setting above the default.
I found a cable shop on-line that sold me a 6 foot 18AWG 15+ GBps HDMI cable for only about $11 that is excellent.
On DISH Hi Def channels I get superb results - haven't tried 1080P sources yet.
The picture is so realistic, on some program material, that objects stand out from each other in such etched relief that it gives a 3D effect with depth perspective.
(Posted on 12/15/10)
- More than I expected Review by Cody
My expectations where completely blown out of the water!!!! This TV is simply AWESOME. I already had a HDTV, but when our bedroom TV went out we took the opportunity to upgrade our living room. I really didn't think the jump would be that much different from a Sharp 46" LCD TV (60hz) to a 55" Tru-LED (240hz), but boy was I wrong. The clarity is outstanding and the rich, vibrant colors pop. It is as though the people are literally standing in my living room.
Bluray and VUDU movies took it to a whole other level. Inception on VUDU is highly recommended to experience what this TV has to offer. The apps are easy to use and set up was easy. I had trouble connecting to my wireless account but that was due to my routers settings and not the TV. (My power had gone out some time before apparently and had reset my password and WPA key.) Once I addressed the router the TV connected easily.
The slide out keyboard makes the remote a bit bulky and heavier than typical remotes but it helps it feel sturdier, and the advantages of the full qwerty keyboard far outweigh the added thickness to the remote. I have large hands and am able to use the keyboard with relative ease.
Gaming on the PS3 is completely different. The screen images flow so smooth and I am seeing new details that I haven't previously seen. The only thing that would make this TV complete would be if my wife could get on Skype on the TV. I work away and this is one of a handful of things that she will still have to use the computer for.
So to conclude this review. Carry your expectations as you normally would when buying a new TV and be prepared for those expectations to be completely surpassed. I am completely satisfied with my purchase and would recommend it to anyone in the market.
(Posted on 12/15/10)
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