55” Class (54.64" Diag.) LED HDTV with VIZIO Internet Apps - Free ShippingMODEL NUMBER: M550SV Model Features:
- • Ultra-thin 2” profile
- • VIZIO Internet Apps® (V.I.A.)
- • Built-in WiFi (802.11n)
- • 1080p Full HD
- • Edge Lit Razor LED™ backlighting
- • 240Hz Refresh Rate
- • 2,000,000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio
- • SRS StudioSound HD™
- • Four HDMI ports
Slim. Stunning. HDTV.
Inch by spectacular inch, the 55” Edge Lit Razor LED™ LCD HDTV with VIZIO Internet Apps® delivers the ultimate Full HD experience and premium online entertainment in a razor-thin design. 1080p Full HD with Razor LED™ backlighting and 2 million to 1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio renders every image with amazing clarity, color and contrast. It also features a quick 240Hz refresh rate so fast-action sports and movies are always smooth and ultra-sharp.
Internet TV: Unlimited Entertainment
VIZIO Internet Apps® with built-in WiFi puts VUDU™, NetFlix, HuluPlus™, Pandora and more right at your fingertips via the universal, enhanced, two-sided remote with keyboard. You’ll have instant access to an almost unlimited library of movies, music, games and just about anything you can think of. Entertainment freedom indeed.
Smart Dimming. Smart Viewing.
Edge Lit Razor LED™ backlighting with Smart Dimming intelligently controls each block of LEDs, automatically turning them completely on and off to create the truly deep blacks, brighter whites and vivid colors that mark this HDTV as among the best in the industry.
Optimal Viewing in Any Light
No matter your lighting arrangement, you’ll always have the best picture possible thanks to built-in ambient light sensing technology that automatically adjusts backlight levels based on its surroundings. The result is a balanced picture that will never appear washed out or too bright.
Spectacular Surround Sound
Treat yourself to a phenomenal entertainment experience. StudioSound HD™ provides immersive surround sound over stereo speakers, complete with deep bass and crisp high-frequency details. It also effectively levels abrupt volume fluctuations and delivers crystal clear dialog throughout programming. The end result — a complete and truly engaging theater-like experience over stereo speakers.
4 HDMI® Ports
Four HDMI® ports accommodate your home theater setup, Blu-ray® Player, HD cable or satellite TV, and gaming console to deliver Full HD entertainment at its finest.
Exceeds ENERGY STAR® 4.1 Guidelines
Conserve energy and the environment. This HDTV uses technology with remarkably low energy consumption that exceeds ENERGY STAR® 4.1 Guidelines so your energy bill and the planet can both be better off.
VIZIO Internet Apps® (VIA)
Easily connect to the Internet and stream movies and TV shows, listen to music and get the latest news, sports and weather. Learn More
Edge Lit Razor LED™
Razor LED - This Mercury Free, Energy Efficient, Razor Thin HDTV achieves a 1,000,000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio giving you deeper blacks and brighter whites - 450 nits brightness.
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
1,000,000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio delivers deeper blacks and brighter whites through contrast and dimensions. Learn More
Energy efficient sensors auto-adjust brightness for the perfect picture regardless of room conditions.
SRS TruSurround HD™
Delivers immersive virtual high definition surround sound. Learn More
The display’s backlight is environmentally-friendly due to the fact that LED backlights do not utilize mercury, an environmentally harmful substance.
The latest 802.11n Wireless Networking is built-in making connecting to the Internet quick and easy.
Razor Thin Styling
Less than a 2.0” profile*, it’s simply amazing!
1080P FULL HD
1080p Full High Definition resolution gives you over 2 million pixels, making the clarity and detail of your picture razor sharp. Learn More
Limits volume inconsistencies between programming. Learn More
ECO HD™ exceeds the current ENERGY STAR® 4.1** Guidelines, saving you money on your utility bills while limiting the impact on our planet.
**When TV is on
|Backlight Type:||Edge Lit LED|
|Dynamic Contrast Ratio:||2,000,000：1|
|Refresh Rate:||240Hz SPS|
|Viewable Angle (horizontal/vertical):||178 degrees|
|SRS TruSurround HD™:||Yes|
|Channels/Speaker Output:||2 x 15W|
|Connections - Inputs (REAR)|
|HDMI with HDCP:|
|Component:||1 (shared w/ composite)|
|Composite:||(shared with component)|
|RF Connector for Internal Tuner:||1|
|Ethernet:||1 (10/100 Base –TX)|
|Connections - Inputs (SIDE)|
|HDMI with HDCP:||4|
|Connections - Outputs|
|Optical Digital Out (SPDIF):||1|
|Analog Audio Out:||1|
|Smart Dimming:||Yes (16 zones)|
|Ambient Light Sensor:||Yes|
|Wireless (WiFi):||802.11n Single-Band|
|Wireless HD (1.0):||No|
|Full HD 3D:||No|
|Net With Stand:||57.7lbs|
|With Stand:||50.8"W x 34.0"H x 10.6"D|
|Without Stand:||50.8"W x 31.6"H x 2.0"D|
|Packaging Dimensions:||59.8"W x 35.4"H x 7.4"D|
|Certifications||CSA, CSA-US, FCC Class B, HDMI V1.4 incl CEC, ARC, VIZIO PQA. VIZIO AQA|
|Compliances||Energy Star 4.1, ATSC Spec A/65, EIA/CEA-766-A|
|Wall Mount Specifications|
|Hole Pattern:||400(V)mm X 400(H)mm|
|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.
- BEST TV I'VE EVER OWNED Review by 75 STINGRAY
WE BNOUGHT OUR M550SV IN APRIL 2011. WE WERE (DID) MOVE TO THE PHILIPPINES. SO WE WANTED THE BEST TV, WITH THE MOST TOYS AS POSSIBLE. BNECAUSE WE KNEW WE WOULD HAVE TO SETTLE FOR MUCH LESS QUALITY IF WE WAITED AND BOUGHT IT HERE.
WE HAVE HAD "MANY" MBIG SCREENS. THIS IS BY FAR THE CLOSEST THING TO ACTUALLY BEING AT THE MOVIE WHEN IT WAS BEING FILMED, THEN ANY TV OUT ON THE MARKET (at the time). MY ONLY COMPLAINT IS THAT SINCE WE MOVED TO THE P.I.'s, WE DID NOT GET ALL THE FREEBEES (bummer). MY FAVORITE THOUGHT ABOUT THIS TV IS THAT I GET TO LISTEN TO MY FAVORITE RADIO STATION BACK IN SAN JOPSE, CALIFORNIA (KFOX CLASSIC OLDIES).
11 STARS ON A SCALE OF 10 :):):).
THANKS VIZIO FOR BEING WELL AHEAD OF ANY OTHER TV IN ITS CLASS, AT A TIME WHEN WE NEED THE BEST (and just about the lowest $$) WHEN WE NEEDED IT.
(Posted on 5/15/13)
- Happy Happy...So Far, So Good! Review by Steve
Our Sony Bravia (46") picture went out (still had sound), so we went to Costco and did our comparison shopping and settled on the Vizio 55" M55OSL. Set up was a snap. Actually took longer to clean off entertainment center to swap tv's than the setup did. This is only our first day with it, but loving it so far. Remote is cool with the two sided feature but could stand to be a little bigger, but then again I have big hands so I will just learn to deal with it. Good picture quality and sound (just with the tv speaker). The only issue I have so far is that my surround sound thaeatre system does not work (worked weel with our Bravia), but I'll contact tech support and talk to them. I'm sure it's something simple. All in all very pleased with our purchase, no regrets whatsoever. I wouild suggest this tv to anyone.
(Posted on 3/2/13)
- Outstanding picture quality Review by Eldon
I purchased this TV at Walmart for $1148, and held off writting a review till I had it a few months. I am 75 years old and this is our first flat screen TV. It's absolutely great! We love it. I did considerable comparison before purchasing the VIZIO - M550SV because I felt it's color/picture was equal or better than others including Samsung 6100. And, it was almost $400 less money.
It took me less than an hour to unbox it and set it up. I then phoned VIZIO, and this very nice lady talked me through all the TV set up, which took about 20 minutes. The picture was much brighter and sharper then our old 32" . But then I signed up with DISH TV so I could get HD free for life, and was amazed at how much better HD improved the picture.
I watch a lot of sports (which is why I selected the 240HZ) and it's better than being at the game. The picture is outstanding.
I would definitely recomment this TV.
(Posted on 7/3/12)
- VIZIO rules! Review by crank
In March, 2012 COSTCO was selling these for $999.99. Needless to say the flew off the shelf within days. Just wish it was 65" instead of 55" but for what it cost, what the hey!
(Posted on 5/9/12)
- Great TV Review by Dave
This is my first HD TV and I couldn't be happier. The picture is great, the set-up was fairly easy and the sound works great also. Some people have noted that they wish the remote was better, but I have found it works great. Got a great deal on it and haven't seen anything that even comes close in price on this TV. Way to go Vizio great TV!
(Posted on 4/26/12)
- Can't beat this tv! Review by biggdogg
I just bought this tv two weeks ago and coming from watching a 46" dlp all I can say is wow! This tv can't be beat for the price ($999 at Costco ) bluerays look amazing on this set. I have not experienced any of the power issues that have been posted. So $ for $ this is the best tv you can buy with comparable features.
(Posted on 4/2/12)
- m550sv big step up! Review by arjay
Purchased m550sv 0on 3/8/2012. Took 1/2 hour to get unboxed and operating correctly. Seemed to take a few minutes to 'warm up' to a sharp picture. Since this initial set-up the tv has been great. HD is a huge step up from my panny projection that lasted 12 years. Colors truly vi9brant and clear..and unexpectedly sharp. Sports shows outstanding. Movies an experience not realized before. Watched 'The Exorcist' that night..and never realized the pea soup scene was that shade!..WONDERFUL! Only small concern is the remopte control. Seems I cannot control channels or volume. Will contact Visio to see if it's something I can correct by discussion over the phone. Purchased from Costco alongwith Square Trade 3-year extended warranty. Could not beat the total package from anywhere else than Costco!
(Posted on 3/13/12)
- Excellent buy Review by Richard
Our 37" tv went out and took it bak to Costco. We bought the Vizio 55" 120Hz tv for $899. I loved that tv, but today I saw this tv for $999, since it was Costco, I was able to swap it out. LOVE this tv, excellent picture quality and audio is good too, but I have a surround sound system spit really doesn't matter.
(Posted on 3/10/12)
- Awesome TV! Review by Tye
I got my tv from WalMart yesterday for a steal @ $1148! I could not be happier w/the size and the picture but I am suprised w/the quality of the sound as most flat screens fall short on the sound quality...not w/this Vizio! The neatest thing is the text pad on the back of the remote! If you're in the market for a flat screen, DO NOT PASS THIS UP!
(Posted on 1/26/12)
- Great TV! Review by gossml
I have had this TV for one day and I must say I am blown away by the picture quality and the sound is good to for built in speakers. I replaced a five year old LCD TV and the difference is amazing. This is my fourth Vizio in my house and I love it!
(Posted on 1/15/12)
- EXCELLENT Review by Felix
I was really impressed with the quality of the picture and to get a 240hz HDTV for $1300 is unreal. I have a few minor quibbles with the set. One is the sync issue with a home theatre set up. My blu-ray player goes from 0 to 120ms and I need to keep the blu-ray player at 120 and still having some sync issues which means i will have to use my felston audio delay which works like a champ. Also the early reviews were saying that thsi TV turned off frequently on its own but Vizio fixed that in the firmware. So in the long run this is a great TV for the money. The HD picture is awsome and is comparable to TVs that are hundreds more. So definately pick this one up.
(Posted on 12/27/11)
- Awesome TV! Review by FRANK ELP
I just got this Vizio LED at Costco for $1199, I am still blown away by the picture! I tested it with Blueray Disney animated movies, and it is so clear and vivid. I come from using an Infocus projector and 32" TV for the past few years. The clarity is lifelike on this Vizio, highly recommend it, could not be happier!!! So easy to setup, get one, you won't be disappointed.
(Posted on 12/22/11)
- Great Purchase Review by Ken
Completely pleased with my purchase. Bought the TV in May of 2011, and held off on the review so I could get a good use out of it. Great picture, great sound and great value! The only thing I would like to see added in a firmware update is other Apps. The stock ones leave a lot to be desired. Preferably apps such as YouTube, and other more popular ones. But aside from that, a very satisfied customer here.
(Posted on 12/20/11)
- Awesome Review by Danimal
My wife and I shopped around for several days and spoke with dealers who do not handle Vizio products. I asked them about Vizio and all of them said it was an alright TV. I also noticed there were no customers purchasing their more expensive TVs. I was the only customer in the store, two days in a row.
I went to Wal*Mart and there were a lot of people looking at the Vizio products We have a 37" Vizio and we're very happy with it, so we decided to purchase the Vizio 55" M550SV LED LCD HDTV. Wow....wow...wow...!!! Very easy to set up, very easy to adjust and the picture and sound quality is very, very good. The picture was as good or not better than the higher priced, so called..Name Brands at a store that says it has the "Best Buy"s. Vizio is the way to go. We love it and recommend the Vizio product!
(Posted on 12/9/11)
- Best bang for your buck ! Review by Rubencho
I have owned many HD TV's prior to buying Vizio. The Clarity and Sound are the best I have seen and heard. It blew away my Sony Bravia and Phillip models I have in other rooms. I also picked my Vizio at a Walmart and paid just $1,300. There's no way you will get a 55" HDTV LED / LCD with 1080p & 240hz at that price anywhere else. I'm delighted to have the Vizio in my house. You listen to me .. if you are on the market for a good TV, then get this Vizio, you will remember this post when you get home and plug it in. AMAZING !!
(Posted on 12/7/11)
- Love it...but Review by PRA7
Vizio is a solid name and it was really a no brainer to pick a Vizio for my new TV. The picture, features are excellent.
My only problem is the Netflix and Amazon video apps do not work (though the same apps work fine on all of my other devices and the other apps on the Vizio work great). There is a lot of feedback about the same issue on the internet and often leads to finger pointing by the vendors. More than likely it is a firmware fix but I was told this TV is not firmware upgradeable.
Again, other than that I highly recommend this TV.
(Posted on 11/24/11)
- Would be Nice to have USB and Browser enable Review by NiceTV_But
It is a nice TV, but all the apps are mainly TV channels and some yahoo base apps, would be nice to have the USB enable and a web browser.
(Posted on 11/5/11)
- Excellent !!! Review by Juanma Tuscani
Just buyed my new TV and it's awesome !!!! Really great images and sound. Also the comparison with al the others tv's in the store was incredible. A+++
It's a great inversion !!!
(Posted on 8/18/11)
- remote control Review by keith
The picture is stunning, but you would think a 55" LED TV with a 240 refresh rate would come with a decent remote control. The remote control is small with numbers that you can barely see to change channels. If I would have seen the remote control-I would have bought another model TV. The remote is a joke. You need to buy a real good universal remote to control all the features.
(Posted on 7/15/11)
- Best Value in an HD TV Review by AlanD
I picked up this TV at my Walmart and am just THRILLED with it. The picture and clarity are amazing (you'll be blown away if you watch a blu-ray disk on it.) It's priced at least 200 dollars less than other more known brand equivalent TVs.
Stand assembly was easy (they even INCLUDE a phillips head screwdriver in case you don't have one).
I'm still having fun playing with all the Internet Apps on the toolbar (new apps are sent to your TV automatically.) The remote control is cool, with a standard setup on one side, and a QWERTY keyboard on the other.
Friends of mine who own Sony and Samsung TV's cant believe the picture!
I'm so pleased with my purchase.
(Posted on 7/7/11)
- Love It! Review by Badger
Wanted a similar 47" model but the store was Out of Stock. Happy to go with the 55" it transformed my living room into a theatre...LOL... Thanks Vizio! Awesome Pics! & the Spec's I wanted!
(Posted on 7/4/11)
- EXCELLENT!!!!! Review by alkebrba
i purchased my Vizio from Wal Mart but soon encountered problems with my tv turning itself off. Vizio sent me a replacement with no hassles and the new tv works great!! great picture and excellent customer service!!
(Posted on 6/24/11)
- Nice! Review by AlamoHD
Was apprehensive as this is my first "big dollar" TV. Bought it at Walmart. Beautiful Picture. Blu-Ray on PS3 is outstanding and when Time Warner gives me a true HD program the picture is phenomenal.
Very pleased so far! 240MHz is awesome, but wish refresh was seamless. Some ghosting on cable channels but that is my signal not the TV. Love the Pandora App. Would also like to see SiriusXM. Nice job, Vizio! Now if your service is as good as the product you have won me over.
(Posted on 6/10/11)
- AWESOME HDTV!! Review by Jhon69
I am very impressed with all the features on this HDTV.The slim design,it says under the Tech Specs the wattage should be 82.1 watts usage? WOW!.The picture is great it took a little time trying different settings to select the settings we liked for what we consider a great picture,and this Vizio M550SV delivers!.
This was a gift from my son and his wife who have had HDTVs for awhile now so I would believe they would know something about HDTVs,and after having this HDTV since 5-7-2011 and watching it and using the many great features it has I can confirm their selection was an excellent selection.,and it's alot better than our older 50" RPTV.
The sound provided by the HDTV by itself is plenty loud enough for us during regular programming or watching movies.When I used a flashlight at a angle I can see one round opening and one oblong opening on each side at the bottom.The specs say this HDTV has only 2 speakers,I believe it may have four speakers.The volume goes up to 100,during a movie I don't want to run the volume above 50.
So in conclusion I must say I am very impressed with this product,Vizio's M550SV and I would recommend it to anyone who is ready to upgrade to the wonderful world of High Definition Television with access to Internet Apps.If you buy one enjoy I know I will for years to come.
(Posted on 5/25/11)
- Excellent TV Review by Zippoman22
Got this today. Got it home and hooked it up to my Sat provider and I can't believe the awesome picture that is on this thing. WOW. For the price and features that are in this thing is just perfect. Other TV's that are comparable were at least 250.00 to 300.00 more. I now own 3 Vizio TV's and a Vizio BD player. I'm hooked on Vizio. I work in the TV industry and install cable/Sat for a living and I've seen plenty of brands of TV's and by far I will always choose Vizio and recommend them to all my customers. Take the time to look at the others and then go by a Vizio and you won't regret it.
(Posted on 5/17/11)
- THE BEST Review by RAEMIKE
WE ALREADY HAD A VIZIO THAT WE WERE VERY HAPPY WITH.
THE BEST PICTURE. WHY WOULD WE EVEN SHOP AROUND.
THE DECISION WAS MADE.
(Posted on 5/9/11)
- M5550 SV ROCKS Review by Flatscreener
I just purchased the M550SV from Walmart.
It has the highest picture quality and ease of use. Colors are true and the definition is phenomenal. I like the fact that it's not a bright light bulb that I'm staring at like the LG's in it's class.
Very easy on the eyes, highest quality picture and the internet apps work fast. It's faster than my internet blue ray player.
It's connected to my Comcast cable box so I can't comment on the tuner/guide.
Setup, looks, performance is a high WOW factor.
Can't be beat.
VERY HIGH value for the money!!!!
(Posted on 5/1/11)
- SECOND TO NONE Review by Mikey
I replaced my old 56" Samsung DLP after much research. Even though TV broadcasts at 60Hz, this Vizio at 240Hz and high contrast ratio brings out a quality I had not expected or experienced before. Old movies shown on the high definition channels have a 3-D or a live look to them which I find very appealing. Of course my next step is to get Blu-Ray and be more impressed.
(Posted on 4/25/11)
- very good Review by BigE
Excellent TV for the price! Looked at a lot of other brands and picture. This is the best picture, led, internet access and sports watching TV on the market. All things considered you can't find this much bang for your hard earned money. Extremely satisfied. Vizio knocked it out of the park with this one.
(Posted on 4/23/11)
- The BEST Review by Rick
This is the best tv on the market. The color and picture quality almost make the picture appear to be 3D. We just purchased a Vizio sound bar and wireless sub woofer sound system to go with it and it is like sitting in a movie theater but, BETTER!
(Posted on 4/22/11)
- this is the best! Review by Nori
This tv is the best tv hands down for the cost and for how crazy the picture quality is... Vizio really did it! Big time!!
(Posted on 4/20/11)
- 5 BIG STARS Review by NONE
IT WAS MY PLEASURE TO PURCHASE THIS BIG SCREEN TV;. THE PICTURE PRODUCED ACTUALLY ALMOST SEEMS BETTER THEN "IN LIVING COLOR".IN MY OPINION, VIZIO HAS OUTDONE ITSELF WITH THIS ONE. I COULD NOT BE ANY HAPPIER :).
(Posted on 4/18/11)
- Great T.V Review by Dan
I actually exchanged the M550nv For the M500sv.. From what i could see the s.v was better then the n.v having a 2,000,000 :1 ration versus the 1,000,000:1 ratio and a 240hrz refresh rate versus the 120hrz refresh rate. It is aso thinner then the NV. The only difference was the nv had bluetooth and also the remote control could be set up to control your cable box so you could use the cool vizio remote. The sv remote you connot do that, it is a small option that makes a big difference. All in all i was impressed with both t.v.'s and dont really know if i made a good decision in switching them, i just wanted to go with the newer product, but both very good
(Posted on 4/18/11)
- AWESOME Review by LHDEZ
Recently purchased this t.v. for my living room and I must say that I'm totally satisfied! The image and sound are great. I love the option of browsing the various internet apps that are available!! I highly recommend this brand and t.v. style to anyone looking to update a t.v. in their home.
(Posted on 4/16/11)