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First Look: Vizio's unique widescreen TV

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First Look: Vizio's unique widescreen TV

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The Vizio XVT3D580CM is a unique widescreen television designed to appeal to videophiles but doesn't quite make it.

If you had a listing things you height -- -- watching movies on television what would they be I would -- my first would be Java. That distracting Jackie yes you see on horizontal -- and the second would be black box. But what if I told you -- buy television that would get rid of the -- bonds without ruining picture quality. Hi I'm talking debris from CNET and you'll answer could -- -- you Vizio 21 button on television. It has a nineteen widescreen resolution nick gets rid of black -- with a snap. It's 58 inch Vizio features in order sensing circuit -- -- rid of the -- And gives you pick -- screen area in wide screen than a normal sixteen's television. The problem is that it only works for a few hundred movies that our in 1921 -- on and even then it has to scale them up to the fully meets on. But what happens when you watch high definition television on this or another -- sixteen and on content. And -- dreaded black -- again. This also means the TV -- into a 4016 -- for mobile content. But at least you can fill the space with one of these -- it's not TV widgets by pressing needs blue button. But how well does -- work. While most of the -- it does but it can be slow to detect any changes in resolution. All we've really wide films like and had to leave a really be -- -- all the Topeka. Picture -- on the other hand is pretty good but both three and a half granted expect -- -- pretty good. -- not quite accurate color and with a bit of tweaking you can get some pretty good saturation from -- If you watched treating -- -- you'll be pleased to hear works as well as this he is empty passive TV. But it's not as bright as the Samsung ES 8000 which is about the same -- The Vizio XVT 3-D -- right here at CM. Is a key area which offers quad a lot of fun but if your a -- a purist who want to see it. This is being taught and delivering for cnet.com.

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