Excellent picture quality, well thought-out features and distinctive design make the Vizio M-Series seem like a much more expensive TV than it really is.
The Vizio S5451W-C2's extra-large sound bar and surround speakers deliver standout surround sound, if you can live with the size.
With picture quality that outdoes that of numerous more-expensive TVs, Vizio's E series likely represents the best value of 2014.
The 60-inch Vizio M1d-A3R doesn't quite offer the very best value for money in the company's range, but nevertheless features fine picture quality in a large size.
We liked the picture quality-to-performance propositions of Vizio's 1080p resolution M-Series and E-Series TVs last year, which bodes well for the new 4K-resolution P-Series.
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Vizio's S4251w-B4 sports rear speakers for unparalleled home theater sonics from a sound bar, although it has some quirks.
Vizio's new Vizio Co-Star LT smart-TV box has an HDMI input for integrating cable and onboard apps.
Vizio launched its 2014 M-Series TV at an event in New York City, and CNET has the exclusive review!
The Sony KDL-W800B series is a classy television with excellent color and shadow detail, but in pure bang-for-buck terms, its black level can be bettered for much less.
The Vizio M3D651SV offers a lot of screen for comparatively little money, but unless you really want 3D, there are better big-screen values.