VIZIO Unveils All-New 2017 D-Series™ Smart TV Collection to Canada, Highlighted by 4K Ultra HD in Select Models

Lineup Comes Just In Time for Hockey Playoffs and Offers Easy Access to Popular Apps Like Amazon Prime Video, Netflix and YouTube Through VIZIO Internet Apps Plus®

IRVINE, Calif., April 11, 2017 /CNW/ -- VIZIO, Inc. unveiled today its all-new D-Series smart TV collection to the Canadian market. The new 2017 models offer value-minded consumers a wide array of picture quality options, including HD, Full HD and 4K Ultra HD in select models in the 43" class size and above. VIZIO D-Series smart TVs feature VIZIO Internet Apps Plus for simple access to stream TV shows, movies and music from a variety of popular apps1. The 2017 D-Series collection will be available online and in-store at retailers such as Costco and Walmart Canada and online through Amazon.ca. Models range in price from $199.99 MSRP for the 24" class size, to $1,249.99 MSRP for the 65" class size. 

Perfect for catching all the action of hockey playoffs, the 2017 D-Series collection offers superior picture quality thanks to full-array LED backlighting. Advanced LED control ensures superior light uniformity and enhanced contrast when compared to edge-lit TVs. Up to 12 Active LED Zones® in the full-array LED models dynamically adjust to match the light and dark portions of on-screen content, resulting in brighter whites and deeper black levels. Fans of high-action content will appreciate the image processing benefits of Clear Action 180 with 120Hz effective refresh rate achieved with backlight scanning for sharper detail in quick-moving action scenes. Select VIZIO D-Series models support 4K Ultra HD resolution, for four times more detail and clarity in every image compared to 1080p Full HD. Additionally, 4K Ultra HD models support the latest HDMI standards, enabling Ultra HD playback from Ultra HD Blu-ray players, gaming consoles, and next generation cable and satellite receivers.

"The 2017 D-Series collection provides Canadian consumers with a range of versatility, granting access to great picture quality throughout the collection in addition to an affordable 4K Ultra HD entry point," said Matt McRae, Chief Technology Officer, VIZIO. "With a growing selection of 4K movies and shows available, our VIZIO Internet Apps Plus smart TV platform ensures streaming 4K Ultra HD entertainment is a simple experience for D-Series users."

Equipped with VIZIO Internet Apps Plus, the D-Series collection provides consumers with easy access to the hottest movies, TV shows, music and more. Popular apps such as Amazon Prime Video, Netflix and YouTube and more are all accessible via the on-screen app dock. High-quality streaming on 4K Ultra HD models is possible thanks to built-in V8 octa-core processor, HEVC decoding and the latest ultra-fast WiFi standard, 802.11ac dual-band WiFi.

For more information on the VIZIO D-Series collection visit VIZIO.ca.

VIZIO D-Series 24" LED Smart TV

(D24h-E1)

MSRP $199.99

VIZIO D-Series 32" Full-Array LED Smart TV

(D32f-E1)

MSRP $299.99

VIZIO D-Series 43" Full-Array LED Smart TV

(D43f-E1)

MSRP $399.99

VIZIO D-Series 43" Ultra HD Full-Array LED Smart TV

(D43-E2)

MSRP $599.99

VIZIO D-Series 48" Full-Array LED Smart TV

(D48f-E0)

MSRP $529.99

VIZIO D-Series 50" Full-Array LED Smart TV

(D50f-E1)

MSRP $579.99

VIZIO D-Series 50" Ultra HD Full-Array LED Smart TV

(D50-E1)

MSRP $699.99

VIZIO D-Series 55" Full-Array LED Smart TV

(D55f-E2)

MSRP $749.99

VIZIO D-Series 55" Ultra HD Full-Array LED Smart TV

(D55-E0)

MSRP $799.99

VIZIO D-Series 65" Ultra HD Full-Array LED Smart TV

(D65-E0)

MSRP $1,249.99

 

1 The third party applications and content described herein may only be available in certain countries and languages, may require additional fees or subscription charges, and may be subject to future updates, modifications, interruption and/or discontinuation of service without notice, and VIZIO has no control over such content.  Third party account required to download apps to your mobile device.

About VIZIO
VIZIO's mission is to deliver the ultimate entertainment experience through our community of connected consumers, advertisers, and media content providers. Through our connected entertainment platform, VIZIO is transforming the way consumers discover and experience media content. Since our founding in California in 2002, VIZIO has built an industry-leading brand and sold over 75 million products, including televisions, sound bars and other devices. VIZIO is a leading HDTV brand in America1 and is the #1 sound bar brand in America2. VIZIO product leadership is highlighted by a number of industry reviews and awards, making the 2016 collection the most awarded in company history. The VIZIO SmartCast P-Series, M-Series and E-Series Home Theater Displays all received Reviewed.com Editor's Choice awardsand are all listed as CNET's "Best TVs of 20164." The VIZIO M-Series SmartCast Home Theater Display was awarded Editor's Choice from CNET with an 8.8 ratingand the VIZIO SmartCast 65" E-Series Home Theater Display (E65u-D3) was awarded Reviewed.com's "Best TV of the Year" award for 20166. Also, the VIZIO D-Series earned a 2016 Editor's Choice award from PC Magazine7. For more information, please call 888-VIZIOCE or visit www.VIZIO.com.

© 2017 VIZIO, Inc. VIZIO, the V Logo, VIZIO SmartCast, Active LED Zones and other terms and phrases are trademarks or registered trademarks of VIZIO, Inc. All other trademarks and logos are property of their respective owners. All rights reserved.

1 The NPD Group / Weekly Retail Tracking Service, based on TV units sold in the U.S. from Dec. 30, 2012 - Aug. 27, 2016 
2 The NPD Group / Retail Tracking Service, based on sound bar units sold in the U.S. from Jan 2014 -Jan 2017 
3 Visit reviewed.com for full reviews for the VIZIO SmartCast P-Series (published: 10/28/2016), VIZIO SmartCast M-Series (published: 10/5/2016) and VIZIO SmartCast E-Series (published: 9/13/2016) 
4 Visit CNET.com for full article (published: 12/16/2016) 
5 Visit CNET.com for the full review, published 9/16/2016 
Visit reviewed.com for the full E65u-D3 review, published 11/14/16 
Visit pcmag.com for the full VIZIO D-Series review, published 3/24/16

 

SOURCE VIZIO, Inc.

For further information: Press Contacts for VIZIO: Katie Kotarak, The Brand AMP, T: 949-438-1078, E: katie@thebrandamp.com; Jim Noyd, Noyd Communications Inc., T: 310-951-3768, E: jim.noyd@noydcom.com, http://www.vizio.com, http://www.vizio.com


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