VIZIO Brings Google Play Movies & TV to Its VIZIO Internet Apps Plus® Smart TV Platform in Canada

The Latest App to Join the VIZIO Internet Apps Plus® Smart TV Platform Delivers a Robust Catalog of TVs and Movies

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 16, 2017 /CNW/ -- VIZIO, Inc. announced today the addition of Google Play Movies & TV to its line of VIZIO Internet Apps Plus® smart TVs in Canada. The newly added app brings a new dimension to the VIZIO Internet Apps Plus smart TV experience by granting viewers access to tens of thousands of new release movies and next day TV shows, along with delivering stunning resolution on select titles. With Google Play Movies & TV, consumers can instantly rent or buy their favorite movies and shows to watch anywhere – at home on their D-Series™ Full-Array LED Smart TV.

The VIZIO D-Series smart TV collection gives consumers the power to stream the hottest movies, TV shows, music and more right to their TV and is available in screen sizes ranging from 24" to 65".1 VIZIO's intuitive smart TV experience is also easy to setup using the TV's built-in WiFi, and provides access to popular apps such as Netflix, YouTube and more1

"An intuitive and well-rounded smart TV experience continues to be at the core of VIZIO's mission to provide consumers with expansive and seamless solutions for consumers to enjoy their favorite shows and movies," said Matt McRae, Chief Technology Officer, VIZIO. "We're excited to announce that Google Play Movies & TV is now available through the VIZIO Internet Apps Plus smart TV platform in Canada. Thanks to Google Play's expansive library of movies and TV shows, consumers can now unlock more content than ever before."

VIZIO's current D-Series smart TV collection provides viewers a range of screen size options, all with access to the latest smart TV apps and features. D-Series consumers are also treated to brilliant picture quality thanks to Full-Array LED backlighting technology on most models, allowing for advanced control of LEDs for superior light uniformity and picture performance compared to edge-lit TVs. Up to 12 Active LED Zones® dynamically adjust to match the light and dark portions of on-screen content, culminating in deeper black levels and added contrast. Clear Action™ 180 offers enhanced motion clarity with 120Hz effective refresh rate achieved through backlight scanning and powerful image processing. These technologies make sure sports and fast-action scenes are seen with stunningly sharp detail. The VIZIO D-Series smart TV collection is available now at Best Buy, Costco and Walmart Canada, along with Amazon.ca.

For more information about VIZIO Smart TV visit VIZIO.ca.

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. 

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, Inc. / Weekly Retail Tracking Service, based on TV units sold in the U.S. from Jan. 5, 2014 – April 8,2017
2 The NPD Group, Inc./ Weekly Retail Tracking Service, based on the total aggregate of sound bar units sold in the U.S. from January 2014July 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

 

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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

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