Vizio’s full 2020 TV lineup has lastly arrived, bringing new variations of the favored V-Series, M-Series, P-Series and its first-ever OLED Series to the fray. It’s a large assortment this year that runs the gamut of sizes and specs, and ought to have one thing for every kind of TV purchaser – properly, virtually any kind of purchaser.
Missing from this year’s lineup are 8K TVs. That’s as a result of Vizio focuses on providing high quality TVs at reasonably priced costs and whereas there’s a number of high-end units within the vary, most of what you’ll see this year are 4K HDR TVs that price below $1,000 as a substitute of monstrously costly 8K units.
An amazing instance is the brand new OLED Series that, actually, may very well be the most affordable OLED ever launched in relation to retailer cabinets later this year and the brand new variations of the Vizio P-Series Quantum X that is likely one of the brightest TVs obtainable to shoppers at a fraction of the price of Samsung’s QLED screens.
Confused about Vizio’s 2020 TV lineup? Let us allow you to break it down.
Vizio TV 2020 expertise
The greatest addition to Vizio’s audiovisual arsenal in 2020 are its new OLED TVs which are coming later this year in two sizes – 55- and 65-inches. Not solely are they the primary the corporate has ever produced, however at simply $1,299 for the 55-inch model, they may stand to be the most affordable OLEDs in the marketplace.
We’ll see what LG and Sony must say about it after we get the ultimate pricing on the LG BX OLED and when the Sony A8H will get its first inevitable worth drop, however proper now issues look promising for Vizio.
Admittedly, although, 90% of the TVs Vizio is making for 2020 are nonetheless LED-LCD with full array lighting. Vizio is likely one of the few corporations that tells shoppers precisely what number of distinction management zones go into every of its TVs making it straightforward to foretell what sort of distinction to count on, which is one thing we actually recognize.
Internally, Vizio is equipping the overwhelming majority of its TVs with its new IQ Ultra processor that helps SmartCast 4.0 run quicker and improves HD upscaling. We’ll must see it in motion earlier than we are able to say the way it will stack up in opposition to LG’s Alpha a9 and a7 III processors, however once more, on paper all of it seems nice.
Last however not least, avid gamers can look ahead to higher body charges on Vizio TVs in 2020 due to the assist for VRR by way of HDMI 2.1 and Vizio’s new ProGaming Engine that gives quicker response time and decrease enter lag for the M-Series, P-Series and P-Series Quantum X.
New Vizio TVs for 2020
Vizio OLED (H1 Series)
The Vizio OLED may be one of the vital thrilling TVs of the year. It guarantees to decrease the value of OLED screens by not less than $300 right here within the US should you plan on shopping for a 55-inch mannequin, and much more when you’ve got your eye on a 65-inch display measurement.
In phrases of specs, the Vizio OLED will use Vizio’s new IQ Ultra picture processor and assist VRR as much as 120Hz. Vizio says the TV covers 98% of the DCI-P3 shade house – however is proscribed to solely round 800 nits of peak brightness.
Unlike the opposite Vizio 2020 TVs which are obtainable beginning in late June, we gained’t get the Vizio OLED till the autumn (September via November). By then, LG may have its BX OLED obtainable and the Sony A8H OLED may have had a lot of months head begin. Still, should you can maintain out for a number of extra months, you possibly can stand to avoid wasting some huge cash on an OLED.
US Model Names: Vizio OLED55-H1 ($1,299), OLED65-H1 ($1,999)
Vizio P-Series Quantum and P-Series Quantum X (Q9-H1 and QX-H1)
At the highest of Vizio’s LED-LCD choices are the Vizio P-Series Quantum and Vizio P-Series Quantum X which are returning for his or her second consecutive year.
The P-Series Quantum X is unquestionably the extra formidable of the 2, particularly contemplating its loopy peak brightness, and will probably be obtainable beginning in June for $1,499. You’ll have three sizes to select from (65-, 75- and 85-inches) and all of them use the brand new IQ Ultra picture processor and VRR as much as 120Hz. The 65- and 85-inch TVs hit 3,000 nits peak brightness and use 384 or 792 native dimming zones respectively, whereas the 75-inch model solely reaches 2,800 nits with 480 native dimming zones.
Stepping all the way down to the common Vizio P-Series Quantum, you’ll nonetheless get the IQ Ultra picture processor and VRR as much as 120Hz, nonetheless you’ll take a large hit when it comes to brightness (they’re just one,200 nits) and native dimming zones (200 or 240, respectively, for the 65- and 75-inch sizes). That stated, the common P-Series Quantum is cheaper than the P-Series Quantum X, and it can save you about $300 by selecting the lower-specc’d shows.
All the TVs within the vary apart from the 85-inch P-Series Quantum X will probably be obtainable in late June and the latter will probably be obtainable within the fall across the time of the Vizio OLED.
US Model Names: Vizio P65QX-H1 ($1,499), Vizio P75QX-H1 ($1,999), Vizio P85QX-H1 ($2,999), Vizio P65Q9-H1 ($1,199), Vizio P75Q9-H1 ($1,699)
Vizio M-Series (Q8 and Q7)
As you step additional down the lineup, issues turn out to be much more sophisticated – for instance, like final year you’ll discover two completely different variations of the M-Series which are wildly completely different. Both solely have a 60Hz native refresh charge and use the IQ Active picture processor, however that’s the place the similarities finish.
The higher of the 2 collection is the Vizio M-Series Q8 that’s solely obtainable in both a 55- or a 65-inch display measurement. Both have 90 distinction management zones, far lower than the P-Series however way over the M-Series Q7 fashions, and use the IQ Active picture processor as a substitute of the IQ Ultra that you just’d discover within the higher-end fashions.
Then there’s the Vizio M-Series Q7 that is available in 50-, 55- and 65-inch sizes that use 16 or 30 distinction management zones. They too use the IQ Active picture processor and in response to the specs supplied by Vizio, hit between 400 and 600 nits of peak brightness. That stated, they’re extremely reasonably priced and will probably promote tremendous properly throughout Black Friday this year.
US Model Names: Vizio M55Q8-H1($549), Vizio M65Q8-H1 ($749), Vizio M50Q7-H1 ($399), Vizio M55Q7-H1 ($499), Vizio M65Q7-H1 ($699)
In case you missed the memo, the V-Series stands for worth. It’s Vizio’s catchall time period to explain any TV that it appears like matches into that framework, and due to this fact is comprised of a lot of completely different fashions, all of which use full array lighting and the IQ Active processor.
The excellent news is that each one the TVs under assist 4 varieties of HDR (HDR10, HDR10+, Dolby Vision and HLG) and whereas they’re not probably the most superior when it comes to specs, affords a 70-inch display measurement that’s solely $659 brand-new. It’s a loopy deal and is out there beginning right this moment.
US Model Names: Vizio V405 ($229), Vizio V435 ($279), Vizio V505X ($299), Vizio V555 ($339), Vizio V585 ($349), Vizio V605 ($399), Vizio V655-H9 ($469), Vizio V705-H3 ($659), Vizio V755-H4 ($799).