55" Class (54.64” Diag.) TruLED HDTV with Vizio Internet Apps

MODEL 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




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Product Overview

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.

XVT Series

Extreme VIZIO Technology! The XVT Extreme VIZIO Technology series epitomizes cutting edge technology delivering an experience that’s simply out of this world. Learn More

Wi-Fi Technology
Wi-Fi Technology

The latest 802.11N Dual Band Wireless Networking is built-in making connecting to the Internet quick and easy.

Full Array TruLED®

This direct type, backlit HDTV utilizes Smart Dimming™ to intelligently control LED blocks turning them on and completely off based on the content you’re watching.  Learn More

Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Dynamic Contrast Ratio

10,000,000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio delivers deeper blacks and brighter whites through contrast and dimensions.  Learn More

1080P Full HD

Full 1080P High Definition resolution gives you over 2 million pixels, making the clarity and detail of your picture razor sharp.  Learn More

SRS TruSurround HD™
SRS TruSurround HD

SRS TruSurround HD delivers immersive virtual high definition surround sound.  Learn More

Mercury Free
Mercury Free

The display’s backlight is environmentally-friendly due to the fact that LED backlights do not utilize mercury, an environmentally harmful substance.

VIZIO Internet Apps® (V.I.A.)
VIA™ (VIZIO Internet Apps)

Easily connect to the Internet and stream movies and TV shows, listen to music and get the latest news, sports and weather.  Learn More

Bluetooth® Universal Remote Control
Customized Bluetooth® Universal Remote Control

This customized Bluetooth® remote with slide out QWERTY keypad enables you to control your TV, even type onscreen, from any spot in the room. Learn More

Smart Dimming™
Smart Dimming

Smart Dimming™ intelligently controls each blocks of LEDs, turning them on and completely off achieving richer, darker blacks with better uniformity and brighter, more bold colors.  Learn More

240Hz SPS*

240Hz SPS* Smooth Motion technology delivers 240 scenes per second producing enhanced frame rate and delivering sharper clarity of fast action scenes for blur free images.  Learn More

SRS TruVolume™
SRS TruVolume

SRS TruVolume eliminates 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.

*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

Tech Specs

Class: 55"
Viewable: 54.64" diagonal
Tuner: ATSC/Clear QAM Tuner
Native Panel Resolution: 1920 x 1080 pixels
Signal Compatibility: Supports 1080I(HDTV), 720P(HDTV), 480P(EDTV), 480I(SDTV)
Colors: 1.06 Billion
Computer Support: 1920x1080, 1360x768, 800x600, 640x480 via VGA/HDMI
Display Compatibility: 1080P(FHDTV)
Dynamic Contrast Ratio: 10,000,000:1 w/DCR
Brightness: 500 nits
Response Time: 5ms
Viewable Angle: 178/178 degrees (horizontal/vertical)
Pixel/Dot Pitch: 0.630mm x 0.630mm
SRS TruSurround HD™: Yes
SRS TruVolume™: Yes
SRS TruSurround XT™: No


HDMI with HDCP 4 (HDMI Input 1 is supported with Audio Return Channel)
RF Connector for Internal Tuner 1
Composite Video: 1
Component YPbPr plus Stereo Audio: 1
Computer RGB: 1
Ethernet: 1
USB Ports:  


HDMI with HDCP 1
RF Connector for Internal Tuner  
Component YPbPr plus Stereo Audio:  
Composite Video:  
Computer RGB:  
USB Ports: 3
Music (MP3):  
Video (MPG):  
Photo (JPEG):  


SPDIF Digital Optical: 1
Stereo Audio: 1


Refresh Rate: 240Hz SPS*
Smooth Motion: Yes
LED: Direct Type LED Backlight Technology with Smart Dimming - 120 zones
Picture-in-Picture (PIP): Yes
Picture-outside-Picture (POP): Yes
Zero Bright Pixel Defect Guarantee: Yes
V-Chip: 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


Gross: 96.12lbs
Net With Stand: 77.16lbs
Without Stand: 76.06lbs


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




COMPLIANCES Energy Star 4.1, ATSC Spec A/65, EIA/CEA-766-A


Hole Pattern: VESA standard 400mmx200mm
Screw Size: M8
Screw Length: 16.0mm
Screw Pitch: 1.25mm


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.

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