6
This content is rated TV-MA, and is for viewers 18 years or older. Are you of age?
Sorry, you are not old enough to view this content.

Tech Industry: Vizio VP504F

About Video Transcript

Tech Industry: Vizio VP504F

1:14 /

From CES 2008, we take a look at the Vizio VP504F. a 50-inch plasma color television.

[ music ] ^M00:00:03 [ background music ] >> What's up guys? I'm Brian Tong with CNET, here at CES 2008. We're hanging out in Visio's crib today. So what we have here is Visio's VP504F. It's a 1080p fifty inch plasma TV. Now here's some cool things about it. It has a thirty thousand to one contrast ratio, so the black levels, they look great on this guy. Now a lot of companies have been struggling with upscaling video. And Visio is taking care of this, they're putting in the H2V silicon Authix [assumed spelling] chip. It's the first to go in a plasma display. So what this is gonna allow you to do is take your 1080i, convert it to 1080p, and even take your SD content and convert it up to 1080p as well. So that's super hot. Now another thing it also has is on the side they have two HDMI ports to really make it accessible for gamers. You know, you go over, you got an X-Box, you want to plug it in your friend's set. Instead of reaching around under the set you have it right on the side. Now another cool thing they have is Visio's learning remote. Dee Katz [assumed spelling] loves this thing, so this is gonna come with a display as well. [ background music ] Now the price point on the display is going to be sixteen ninety nine, and you'll be able to get it some time around June, 2008. I'm Brian Tong with CNET, here at CES 2008. Another great display from Visio. ^M00:01:10 [ music ]

New releases

Sennheiser Momentum 2.0: Top over-ear headphone gains comfort and slightly better sound
2:09 April 1, 2015
Thanks to some design tweaks, the 2nd generation Momentum is now more comfortable to wear, folds for storage, and has arguably improved...
Play video
The Samsung Chef Collection fridge puts kitchens ahead of the curve
2:24 April 1, 2015
It sure doesn't come cheap, but this massive fridge is a complete stunner.
Play video
Cadillac defines a new era of luxury with tech
1:52 April 1, 2015
At the New York auto show, Cadillac showed its CT6 model, a high-tech take on a large luxury sedan, and serious competition for flagships...
Play video
Fact or fool: Can you tell real news from the jokes?
2:58 April 1, 2015
April Fools' Day is flooded with fake technology stories. But when today's tech is so strange, it's hard to tell the gags from real...
Play video
Apps to help you prepare for Passover
0:59 April 1, 2015
This year, the Jewish holiday Passover begins April 3. The first night of the holiday is traditionally celebrated with a Seder. In...
Play video
How to play Aprils Fools' Pac-Man in Google Maps
1:56 March 31, 2015
Clear all the power pellets in your town with Pac-Man for Google Maps just in time for April Fools Day!
Play video
The Samsung Galaxy S6 gets dropped and dunked
4:25 March 31, 2015
The Galaxy S6 is getting great reviews, but it's also getting tortured. YouTube is rolling out 4K video and eSports will be a big part...
Play video
2015 Chevrolet Trax LS
5:00 March 31, 2015
Chevy's newest SUV and its smallest.
Play video