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Video: This is the best TV in the world (…according to the company that made it)

Zach Epstein
January 6th, 2014 at 10:07 AM
Vizio R Series

It looks like Samsung, Sony, LG and all the other big-name television vendors out there didn’t even have to bother showing up to CES 2014 because Vizio just stole the show… according to Vizio, at least. The company’s new high-end Reference Series TVs have just been unveiled and Vizio has boldly claimed that its new R Series set is the “best TV in the world.” With a claim like that Vizio had better have some impressive numbers to back it up. And believe it or not, it does.

While we obviously can’t say this is the best TV in the world, Vizio’s new R Series features 4K ultra HD resolution, 10-bit color, 384 active LED zones (which means 384 zones of local dimming), Dolby HDR sound, VM50 Ultra HD Motion, 120fps support and an integrated 5.1 sound bar with a wireless subwoofer. It’s quite a package from the scrappy vendor that is best known for its affordable flat panel TVs.

The R Series doesn’t have pricing or a release date yet but with two models measuring 65 and 120 inches, we can expect a pretty steep price tag along with them. Of course the company also unveiled a variety of more affordable TVs at CES this year, and they’re all detailed on Vizio’s website.

Here’s a video of the new ultra HD R Series TVs in action:

Zach Epstein

Zach Epstein has worked in and around ICT for more than 15 years, first in marketing and business development with two private telcos, then as a writer and editor covering business news, consumer electronics and telecommunications. Zach’s work has been quoted by countless top news publications in the US and around the world. He was also recently named one of the world's top-10 “power mobile influencers” by Forbes, as well as one of Inc. Magazine's top-30 Internet of Things experts.

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