* VIZIO Breaks Into Top Ten Flat Panel TV Brands * L37HDTV Opens Large Format LCD Market with $1,499.99 SRP * Unique "Zero Bright-pixel" defect guarantee extended on L37HDTV
COSTA MESA, CA - October 28, 2005 - V, Inc., the multiple award -winning VIZIO digital display and set top maker, announced shipping and pricing for key LCD and Plasma televisions.
"By selling over $12 million dollars of 50" plasma TV's at one retailer in one summer week, we've proven both our brand strength and the power of hitting key price points," Jeff Schindler, V, Inc. Vice President Marketing and Business Operations stated. "We're now adding a 37" large screen LCD HDTV to the VIZIO lineup - sure to keep our momentum going through the holidays. Being ranked in the top ten of flat panel TV brands the last two quarters, our corporate goals have accelerated. Our outlook for 2006 now has us doubling again to near a $225 million annual revenue rate," concluded Schindler.
VIZIO LCD TVs
Offering 1366 x 768 native resolution, and true 8 ms response time, the 37" widescreen VIZIO L37HDTV is great for home theaters and for fast -moving games. Built -in HD ATSC and NTSC tuners, 3:2 pulldown, powered speakers and stand, a universal remote control, PIP and POP, component, VGA -type and HDMI video inputs along with multiple video settings allow it to be in high demand by the entire family. Supporting WXGA 1366x768, 1280x768, 1024x768, 800x600, 720x400, 640x480 via the RGB 15 -pint dSub input and a 176 degree all angle viewing, this product is a perfect fit for the office or boardroom. Standing up to the VIZIO's high quality picture and service reputation, the L37HDTV will offer a unique "Zero Bright -pixel" defect guarantee. The VIZIO L37 will be in stores in mid November at a suggested retail price of $1,499.99.
The popular VIZIO L13, HDX 20L and the super -value L32 LCD TVs will remain within the VIZIO LCD line up.
VIZIO Plasma TVs
The blockbuster 50" VIZIO P50HDM with 1366 x 768 native resolution, 1,000 ANSI brightness and Faroudja DCDi motion -adaptive deinterlacing produces vibrant, rich and 231 billion color deep images. The P50HDM's video processor also features Single Scan Technology for a 10,000:1 contrast ratio, reduced solarization and false contouring along with sharpness improvement, non -linear chroma enhancement, closed color suppression, non -linear scaling and adaptive contrast and color controls. Its multitude of video connections including VGA on 15 -pin dSub, two component and two HDMI inputs make the large -screen HD plasma perfect for any source type. The 50" widescreen HD monitor will continue with built -in speakers, stand and universal remote with a new suggested retail price of only $2,699.99.