After years of manufacturing LCD-based TVs, Vizio is set to sell its first in fall of this year. They'll come in 55- and 65-inch sizes priced at a very reasonable $1,300 and $2,000, respectively. That makes them the least-expensive 2020 OLED TVs announced so far, beating the current prices of by $200 in both sizes.
TVs that use organic light-emitting diode displays deliver theand generally cost a lot more than LCD screens. CNET's Editors' Choice OLED model for 2019, the , currently sells for $1,900 at the 65-inch size, while , the P-Series Quantum X, costs $1,500 for the 65-incher.
Vizio 2020 OLED TVs
Vizio will compete against established OLED names LG and Sony, as well as newcomers and , which both also announced OLED TVs for the US at CES 2020. Vizio sells more TVs than any of those brands, however -- its market share is after Samsung and TCL, neither of which sell OLED TVs ( ). Vizio has a reputation for both and, at the higher end, models that deliver excellent picture quality for the money, like the 2019 and . In any case Vizio's entry into the OLED game, and the inevitable competition between it and LG, is a very good thing for high-end TV buyers.
Like the Elevate sound bar.it announced, Vizio's OLED TVs will include the company's own IQ Ultra Processor for picture processing along with a "ProGaming Engine" with AMD's and compatibility. They will also offer Vizio's SmartCast 4.0 for streaming and media playback while connectivity includes HDMI 2.1 ports across the board plus a single eARC port (handy for new soundbars like the ). The design is super sleek with a 4 mm bezel and a curved stand bottom designed to hold the optional
We saw Vizio's OLED TV in person at its CES 2020 suite, and at first glance it looked as good as expected from any OLED TV. Vizio's representatives wouldn't confirm to CNET that its OLED panel will be sourced from LG Display, but did coyly mention the fact that LGD is the only company producing large OLED panels. Both LG and Sony use LG Display panels, as does Skyworth.
We're looking forward to comparing Vizio's OLED TVs to wouldn't be surprised to see a 65-inch for $1,500. We'll see.like the CX series, and also to the inevitable Black Friday 2020 price drops. We