Vizio announced new revisions of its entire consumer 4K TV lineup today, which includes the latest waves of the P-Series, M-Series, D-Series, and E-Series. The company also announced three new sound bars with Dolby Atmos and Chromecast audio support.
The company's flagship 2018 P-Series Quantum 65" Class 4K HDR Smart TV is featuring a bezel-less design. It supports Dolby Vision HDR enhanced with Active Full Array Max backlighting that boasts 192 zones of local dimming, and up to 2,000 nits of peak brightness. Quantum Color Spectrum is producing a more complete palate of over one billion colors. The P-Series Quantum also features VIZIO's 2018 SmartCast OS for streaming and smart home functionalities. The 2018 P-Series Quantum 65" Class 4K HDR Smart TV (PQ65-F1) is now available on VIZIO.com with an MSRP of $2,199.99 and is coming soon to retailers such as Amazon, Costco and Sam's Club.
2018 P-Series 4K HDR Smart TV Collection
- VIZIO P-Series 55" 4K HDR Smart TV (P55-F1) MSRP $899.99
- VIZIO P-Series 65" 4K HDR Smart TV (P65-F1) MSRP $1,299.99
- VIZIO P-Series 75" 4K HDR Smart TV (P75-F1) MSRP $2,499.99
The regular 2018 P-Series doesn't have the quantum dot tech or as many dimming zones, but it does have the "bezel-less design." The number of dimming zones in the new P-Series depends on size: the 55-inch model has 56, 65-inch has 100, and the 75-inch TV has 120. Peak HDR brightness is advertised as 1,000 nits. As always, it's got Dolby Vision HDR built in. All sizes are using VA panels this year, including the 55-inch variant which differed from the rest of the line with an IPS panel last time around.
2018 P-Series pricing:
- 75-inch $2,599.99
- 65-inch: $1,799.99
The new M-Series 4K HDR Smart TV collectioncome with high dynamic range advancements like Active Full Array Plus, UltraBright 600 and Dolby Vision HDR. The collection features VIZIO 2018 SmartCast OS and is a smart home companion with voice support for Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. Offered in 55" 65" and 70" class sizes, the 2018 M-Series 4K HDR Smart TVs are now available on VIZIO.com and coming soon to retailers such as Costco, Sam's Club, Target and Walmart. Pricing ranges from an MSRP of $699.99 for the 55" class size to an MSRP of $1,499.99 for the 70" class size.
VIZIO new D- and E-Series smart TVs are featuring 4K HDR picture technologies and an on-screen smart TV experience. Offered in class sizes 43" and above, both collections feature VIZIO's 2018 SmartCastOS experience with Google Chromecast built-in. The 2018 D- and E-Series 4K HDR Smart TVs are now available.
2018 D-Series 4K HDR Smart TV Collection
- VIZIO D-Series 43" 4K HDR Smart TV (D43-F1) MSRP $349.99
- VIZIO D-Series 50" 4K HDR Smart TV (D50-F1) MSRP $429.99
- VIZIO D-Series 55" 4K HDR Smart TV (D55-F2) MSRP $499.99
- VIZIO D-Series 60" 4K HDR Smart TV (D60-F3) MSRP $649.99
- VIZIO D-Series 65" 4K HDR Smart TV (D65-F1) MSRP $779.99
- VIZIO D-Series 70" 4K HDR Smart TV (D70-F3) MSRP $999.99
2018 E-Series 4K HDR Smart TV Collection
- VIZIO E-Series 43" 4K HDR Smart TV (E43-F1) MSRP $349.99
- VIZIO E-Series 50" 4K HDR Smart TV (E50-F2) MSRP $439.99
- VIZIO E-Series 55" 4K HDR Smart TV (E55-F0/E55-F1) MSRP $499.99
- VIZIO E-Series 65" 4K HDR Smart TV (E65-F0/E65-F1) MSRP $799.99
- VIZIO E-Series 70" 4K HDR Smart TV (E70-F3) MSRP $1,049.99
- VIZIO E-Series 75" 4K HDR Smart TV (E75-F1/E75-F2) MSRP $1,549.99
Vizio's 2018 Home Theater Sound Systems with Dolby Atmos are available in three configurations and feature independent upward-firing speakers that deliver up to 10 channels of sound from every direction. The VIZIO 46" 5.1.4, 46" 3.1.2 and 36" 5.1.2 Home Theater Sound Systems with Dolby Atmos will begin rolling out on VIZIO.com and to retailers later this summer.
Engineered to delight demanding cinephiles, each system starts with sound from the main sound bar's front left and right channels for a wide-ranging sound stage. A separate center channel then creates clear dialogue, while wireless subwoofers produce bass. Rear surround sound speakers complete the system, while the added upward-firing speakers wrap the entire viewing environment with sound. The three configuration options are designed to complement a variety of television and room sizes.
With Google Chromecast built-in, the VIZIO Home Theater Sound Systems with Dolby Atmos also allows users to stream music from any Chromecast-enabled audio app, including favorites like Spotify, Pandora, iHeartRadio and Google Play Music.
The latest VIZIO sound bar systems also feature smart home capabilities. With voice-control support for Google Assistant, users can control their sound bars using only their voice. While Bluetooth is integrated into all VIZIO audio products, streaming over a WiFi connection allows listeners to control audio over a greater range compared to Bluetooth.
Also joining VIZIO's 2018 audio collection is the 36" 2.1 Sound Bar with Built-in Dual Subwoofers. The compact one-piece sound bar promises to deliver full-bodied bass. Highlighted by two internal subwoofers that are paired with four deep bass modules, the new sound bar can instantly transform the living room into a captivating home theater or private concert hall. The 2.1 Sound Bar with Built-in Dual Subwoofers also boasts Dolby Audio as well as DTS Virtual:X sound enhancement for simulated overhead and surround sound, stepping up the audio quality of your TV.