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VIZIO XVT3D474SV 47-Inch Full HD 3D Full Array TruLED LCD HDTV 480 Hz SPS with VIZIO Internet Apps

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  • Full HD 3D immerses you in the action with high-definition 3D by VIZIO
  • Full-array TruLEDTM backlighting with Smart Dimming (160 zones)
  • VIZIO Internet Apps with built-in dual-band 802.11n WiFi
  • It has 480 Hz SPS
  • 10 million to 1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio
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Product Information

Technical Details
Brand NameVIZIO
Item Weight51.8 pounds
Product Dimensions10.6 x 45.2 x 30.6 inches
Item model numberXVT3D474SV
Color NameBlack
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Best Sellers Rank #51,555 in Electronics (See top 100)
Shipping Weight69 pounds
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Date First AvailableOctober 29, 2010

Technical Details

  • Brand Name: VIZIO
  • Model: XVT3D474SV
  • Display Technology: LED
  • Display Size: 47 inches
  • Image Contrast Ratio: 10000000:1
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Product Description


Internet-Ready Television

Internet-Ready Television

Internet-ready TVs use your broadband connection to deliver dynamic content, whether it's streaming video from Netflix, new music from Pandora, or a quick glance at today's weather forecast.

Although there is overlap, each manufacturer offers a unique bundle of free or paid services, including streaming video and music, social networking apps, online photo galleries, news and financial updates, weather info, sports scores, and a variety of other smartphone-like applications.

Manufacturers continue to add new content to their offerings, keeping customers current through firmware updates, and making a bit of research a prudent step in your buying decision.

Learn more about Internet TVs, how they work, what services are offered by different manufacturers, and exactly what you'll need to get started at our Internet TV 101 customer center.

3D Technology Checklist

This product is 3D-related. To help you get a great 3D experience, use the checklist below to ensure you have everything you need. 3D viewing requires:

A Display
First, you'll need a 3D-ready display--whether it's a 3D HDTV, 3D projector, or 3D computer monitor. These displays have more processing power than standard 2D models for displaying 3D images in rapid succession.
A Source
Your display may be ready for 3D playback, but you'll still need a device to read 3D content. This can be a cable box with a subscription to a 3D channel, a 3D Blu-ray Disc player, or a PlayStation 3 system.
3D Content
3D content--the actual entertainment, in other words--will be played back using the source mentioned above, whether it's a 3D broadcast from your cable provider, a 3D Blu-ray Disc, or a 3D video game.
3D Glasses
For now, the vast majority of 3D HDTVs require glasses for 3D viewing. Many use powered "active shutter" glasses, others polarized "passive" glasses. You'll need one pair per viewer, and they'll have to be compatible with your display, whether they're the same brand, or a pair of "universal" glasses designed to work across brands.
HDMI Cable
To connect your source (such as a 3D Blu-ray Disc player) to your display, you'll need a high-speed HDMI cable. Cables with this designation feature bandwidth speeds up to 10.2 Gbps (gigabits per second), for carrying the 3D signal without any loss of quality.

If you want to get more information about 3D, shop our 3D products, watch videos, or interact with other customers, we invite you to visit 3D 101, our customer center about everything 3D.

March 2011

VIZIO's 47-inch class (46.96-inch diagonal) full array TRULED LCD 3D HDTV with VIZIO Internet Apps brings cutting edge, high-definition 3D technology to your home in a sleek, stylish display. Enjoy immersive 3D entertainment, advanced picture and audio technologies, and wireless internet connectivity.

Cutting-edge, high-definition, superior 3D technology.
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Enjoy vibrant colors and deep blacks with VIZIO's full array TruLED backlighting with 160-zone Smart Dimming technology, along with 480Hz smooth motion processing, for sharp, blur-free imagery. A 10,000,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio delivers deeper blacks and brighter whites, and SRS TruSurround HD audio provides room-filling audio.

Or get connected with VIZIO Internet Apps--stream movies and TV shows from Netflix and Amazon, listen to music via Rhapsody, display your personal photos from Flickr, or update your Facebook and Twitter statuses. Built-in Wi-Fi makes connectivity a breeze, and the universal Bluetooth remote boasts a full QWERTY keypad.


Bring home the excitement! Immerse yourself with High-Definition 3D by VIZIO. Using the latest technologies for the optimal 3D experience, VIZIO 3D ensures your movies, sports, games and more come to life like never before. Add a pair of VIZIO active shutter 3D glasses and a Blu-ray 3D player and be a part of the action.

VIA (VIZIO Internet Apps)

Easily connect to the Internet and stream movies and TV shows, listen to music and get the latest news, sports and weather. The latest VIZIO Internet Apps (VIA) platform delivers a large array of web-based content directly to your living room, without the need for a PC or set-top box. Enjoy streaming video from Amazon Instant Video, Netflix, and VUDU; social networking from Facebook and Twitter; a variety of music from Rhapsody and Pandora; and a wealth of other content at the touch of a button.

Add some VIZIO 3D glasses and immerse yourself with High-Definition 3D.
VIZIO XVT3D474SV Internet Apps
Stream movies and TV shows, listen to music and get the latest news, sports and weather with VIZIO Internet Apps.
Bluetooth Universal Remote Control

This customized Bluetooth remote with slide out QWERTY keypad enables you to control your TV, even type onscreen, from any spot in the room.

Smart Dimming

Smart Dimming intelligently controls each block of LEDs, turning them on and completely off achieving richer, darker blacks with better uniformity and brighter, bolder colors.


480Hz SPS Smooth Motion technology delivers 480 scenes per second producing enhanced frame rate and delivering sharper clarity of fast action scenes, for blur free images.

SRS TruVolume

SRS TruVolume eliminates volume inconsistencies between programming. Ever get annoyed when a ridiculously loud commercial comes on? TruVolume cuts the audio signal at high amplitude and then boosting it at low amplitude--no matter where in the frequency range the loudness spike occurs.


ECO HD exceeds the current ENERGY STAR Guidelines, saving you money on your utility bills while limiting the impact on our planet.

Customized Bluetooth remote with slide out QWERTY keypad.
Enhanced frame rate for sharper clarity of fast action scenes for blur free images.
Wi-Fi Technology

The latest 802.11N Dual Band Wireless Networking is built-in making connecting to the Internet quick and easy. If you prefer a wired connection, which will provide the best online experience, a standard Ethernet port is also included.


This full array, backlit HDTV is comprised of hundreds of LEDs divided into 120 control blocks and utilizes Smart Dimming to intelligently control these blocks turning them on and completely off based on the content you're watching.

Dynamic Contrast Ratio

10,000,000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio delivers deeper blacks and brighter whites through contrast and dimensions.

1080P Full HD

Full 1080P High Definition resolution gives you over 2 million pixels, making the clarity and detail of your picture razor sharp.

TruSurround HD

SRS TruSurround HD delivers immersive virtual high-definition surround sound.

Mercury Free

The display's backlight is @ due to the fact that LED backlights do not utilize mercury, an environmentally harmful substance.

XVT3D474SV Select Specifications

Display Size (Diagonal): 46.96"
Resolution: 1080p (1080p, 1080i, 720P, 480P, 480i compatible)
Dynamic Contrast Ratio: 10,000,000 : 1
Refresh Rate: 480Hz
Brightness: 500 nits
Response Time: 4 ms
Channels/Speaker Output: 2 x 15W
Ethernet: 1 - 10/100 Mb/s
Wireless (WiFi): 802.11n Dual Band, 2.4GHz and 5GHz
HDMI with HDCP: 4 rear, 1 side
Component Video (YCrCB): 1 rear
Composite Video: 1 rear
VGA: 1 rear
RF Connector for Internal Tuner: 1 rear
Ethernet: 1 rear
USB 2.0: 3 side
Optical Digital Out (SPDIF): 1
Analog Audio Out: 1
With Stand: 61.4 lbs.
Without Stand: 51.81 lbs.
With Stand: 45.22"W x 30.63"H x 10.62"D
Without Stand: 45.22"W x 28.89"H x 2.95"D

What's in the Box

VIZIO XVT3D474SV With Stand, Bluetooth Remote Control With Batteries, Power Cord, Cleaning Cloth, Safety Cable, User Guide and Quick Start Guide

VIZIO 2011 XVT Series Comparison

Display Sizes
Panel Type
Edge-Lit LED
Full Array LED
(47", 55")

Edge-Lit LED
LED with
Smart Dimming
3D Ready
Theater 3D
Full HD 3D
Contrast Ratio
(47", 55")

(32", 37")

(47", 55")
Response Time:
5 ms
4 ms
5 ms
Refresh Rate
120Hz (32", 37")

240Hz (47", 55")
Light Sensor
VIZIO Internet Apps
Wireless LAN
Dual Band
Dual Band
Dual Band
HDMI Inputs
4 (32", 37")

5 (47", 55")
PC Input
USB 2.0 Ports
USB Supported Formats

† MP3, JPEG, MPEG may be available via future firmware update.

Product Description

The VIZIO 47-inch Full Array TruLED LCD 3D HDTV with VIZIO Internet Apps brings cutting-edge, high-definition 3D technology to your home in sleek VIZIO style. Immerse yourself in a mind-blowing 3D environment with VIZIO Full HD 3D and SRS TruSurround HD audio. Full Array TruLED backlighting with Smart Dimming (160 zones), a 10 million to 1 dynamic contrast ratio, and 480 Hz SPS Smooth Motion processing ensures the best picture quality possible, intelligently delivering vivid color and deep blacks. Built-in dual-band 802.11n WiFi brings you even more high-definition, on-demand content straight from the Internet to your home. With VIZIO Internet Apps, you can check the news, weather, and your friends’ Facebook and Twitter feeds. Update your own status using the included Bluetooth remote with full slide-out keypad!

Customer Questions & Answers

Customer Reviews

First off, I really enjoyed this TV for the 2+ years that it worked. It worked fine with my PS3 and the picture quality was great. However, it died about 3 months after my… Read more ›
Purchased this Vizio 47" TV about a month ago. The picture is great!. Clear and crisp. Read more ›
Picture: 2D picture is very sharp, clearly much better than the TV it replaced. I've never seen 3D on other TV's but we've watched a few 3D movies on it and it seems fine… Read more ›
It is good for general wiewing and playnig games, but I think the 3D glass they use makes the picture sometimes…I don't think the picture is as good as my Samsung Plasma. Read more ›
3D movies look great on this TV, but there aren't that…But even if you aren't interested in 3D viewing, I still recommend this TV because the picture quality is so good. Read more ›
Last night while watching a show about crows, my cat nearly tried to jump off the coffee…I had been a bit distracted myself at first since the quality was just beautiful. Read more ›
Everything I read about this TV is true; in short two words - no complaints. I have tried and tested various settings and works great. Minor things - 3D is not that great… Read more ›
Was not necessarily looking for 3D, but it is an added bonus. The internet features are great and the wireless was very easy to install. I love having the Bluetooth remote… Read more ›
Yes, I have tested these both, in a 2 story…ASUS offers torrent functionality, which is nice, but not an equal tradeoff for significant loss in throughput in my opinion. Read more ›
-Great 2D picture -3D option is nice -Works well with connected computers, PS3, and Xbox 360. Read more ›
Used Comcast and Comcast HD and switched to Verizon Fios. The old Dell never had problem setting up to both signal inputs. Yesterday, I received this VIZIO XVT3D474SV,… Read more ›
I love the clarity on this TV. High refresh rate, LED, low electricity consumption, wifii, bluetooth remote. This TV has it all for much less price. Read more ›
Or cuz I am not a member? Did not see Vizio TV on Blockbuster TV list -not sure here yet-, Netflix works great, looks like 720p from Netflix, sometimes looks 1080p. Was… Read more ›
No stars off there though, since this is…The Vudu & Amazon Instant apps are great, and little additions such as weather, traffic, and Facebook integration are nice pluses. Read more ›
Pros: 1. App Widgets are great and are updated. 2. Full Qwerty keyboard on slide out remote with bluetooth connectivity. Read more ›
The Vizio apps are great as we don't have cable. Netflix and Pandora apps are the primary ones we use and we haven't had any problems with them. Read more ›
I'd imagine you would use Apple TV/Roku if you had it over the ones that are included in…But, it does include the essentials: Hulu Plus, Vudu, Netflix and Facebook/Twitter. Read more ›
I have only had my TV for a week now and so far no problems but I do have one complaint. I could not find the Blockbuster On Demand or hulu Plus apps to install. On the… Read more ›
Easy connection to the Internet and easy to understand instructions. After seeing this unbelievable picture quality, I realized that the sound was lacking. So I purchased a… Read more ›
It maybe not understandable by everybody but if you do feel that film doesn't look right get to advanced…Also the sound is great and TV got minimum of light reflections. Read more ›
I did not find that the ghosting hurt the 3d experience at all after watching Avatar in 3d. The sound is very good (I am no audiophile) and the sounds are loud and clear. Fo… Read more ›
The sound is absolutely amazing, it is like Surround sound, some how it projects the sound from the soundbar to go around you like its surround sound. I dont know how they… Read more ›
It was super easy to set up and within…I haven't even connected the surround sound yet because the sound quality is very good with the "rich SRS TruSurround HD(tm) audio". Read more ›
Sound quality is very good but I am planning to add a sound bar in the near future to more closely match the sound quality to that of the picture, which in one word is… Read more ›
Looked for probably a year or more for the spec's I was looking for. This one had it and the price was the lowest I had found. Recommend buying the 3D glasses when you… Read more ›
This TV is great. And to get an LED TV, especially 3D for this price is amazing. The TV itself is fantastic. Read more ›
-Took me less than 15 mins to set up and have not had to make any major adjustments at all. -Price is outstanding even at $1500+, I feel like I practically stole the thing. Read more ›
Buy a 47" or the corresponding 55" model, and buy it from Amazon. I ordered on Tuesday and it was on my doorstep Thursday, at a price that is fantastic. Read more ›
I went with this TV because of CNET and Amazon buyer reviews and I have absolutely zero regrets and zero…The price is incredible for the features that this HDTV has. Ri… Read more ›
This Vizio is more than great for many reasons! It's price is exceptional and the quality of the picture is Better than the Samsung for less money and has 3D. I think if… Read more ›
The 2D and 3D display is fantastic. Viewing 3D Blueray movies leave not place to complain. Read more ›
Phenomenal picture on this unit. The contrast ratio is unreal the 480hz refresh rate is so smooth. I haven't ordered the 3D glasses yet but I cant wait to try it out. Read more ›
It took a few days to get used to how real everything looked without the blur. We watched Avatar in 3D on it and the color and detail were incredible. In those fast scenes… Read more ›
I'm upgrading from a 40-inch Samsung LCD, which was an excellent set in its own right. The brightness on that set was starting to dim due to heavy use and light halos were… Read more ›
For those who never know any better, they should be very happy from…Thanks to the local dimming, I can see no issues of backlight bleeding/clouding/flashlighting on my set. Read more ›
There is no glare on the screen and we have a living room full of windows. I am also a gamer and I can tell you I am ASTOUNDED at how great the PS3 looks on this TV! Read more ›
Picture quality is great; blacks are deep. Read more ›
It was better quality than seeing the…Aside from a little bit of sheen the 3D elements came through crystal clear and without any flicker, and the color was excellent. Read more ›
Iv only had it a day so I havn't been able to figure out the audio all the way yet…Also 3D Call-Of-Duty: Black Ops is really neat to see but probably not for everyday use. Read more ›
The picture is far better than the 5 year old LCD TV I replaced. The blacks are quite deep and I can see a lot of subtle detail that I could not see on the old set. Read more ›
Remarkable blacks for an LED unit. White and colors are obviously good. Excellent sharpness, 480hz refresh rate, etc. Read more ›
You will ultimately feel that you are leagues…The black are literally black (the led turn off), the whites are bright as all hell, the color are beyond anything you know! Read more ›
The remote.... the remote is the best remote I have seen. It's a bluetooth remote so it can operate without facing the tv and even from different rooms in the house (such… Read more ›
WiFi and Ethernet built in (use the Ethernet/wired network connection if possible for more consistent streaming quality) and the bluetooth remote is great and works with my… Read more ›
(If you don't, I recommend plugging your ethernet cable in before you even…The set up is a walk through process and with the querty keyboard on the remote is pretty fast. Read more ›
The picture on this TV is great. It was easy to set up, plenty of connections, the wireless is a breeze to connect and the slide out keyboard on the remote is a nice touch. T… Read more ›
Will be evaluating that later, with an eye on the ghosting that has been reported in other…The remote is great for controlling both the Visio and my Motorola cable box. T… Read more ›
-- Amazon price was excellent -- toggle "wheel" function on remote is excellent and slide out keyboard is a bonus Read more ›
TV has a nice modern appearance Networking and setup is real easy, just have your wireless code ready and punch it in. I had no problems. Read more ›
The instructions were clear, ease of set up was great. I didn't have everything ready at first and was able to add WiFi and HDMI CABLE which improved the HD quality. Read more ›
I have checked out most all of the features of the Vizio 47 inch 3D flat panel and am…The picture quality is superb, the 3D is extremely realistic, and the setup is simple. Read more ›
Setup was pretty easy. Had all the necessary cables (Monoprice). Read more ›
This Vizio TV, was very easy to setup, and it once you take the time to set it up, the picture is amazing. I have not tried the 3D mode, but 2D is great! Read more ›
WOW - the model that arrived at my doorstep far exceeded my admittedly lower expectations based on cost & brand. Very easy to set up . yada yada, very easy to program the… Read more ›
The TV works great and the picture quality is nice. Also is easy to navigate all the menus. Vizio is a great brand. Read more ›
The menus are well laid out and very thoughtfully designed. The internet apps are also well designed and very easy to use. The wireless connectivity is consistent. Read more ›
It is bright, clear, and fast. I love the keyboard on the remote which makes the apps very easy to use. As far as 3D goes, it is lacking. Read more ›
Regular programming is always viewable while you use/watch an app. The whole system is really intuitive and simple to navigate. HuluPlus and Pandora are two of the most… Read more ›
As a TV its a great device. The picture quality is excellent, the sound is very good and the set is easy to use ... except for the Internet. Read more ›
The widgets start-up is slower than molasses, but I think that's a function of most TVs in general. Once they load up, they're very responsive and easy to use. We called… Read more ›
I have had this television since November, 2111, bought it…By the way, the Vizio Customer Service is the best I have encountered, professional, knowledgeable, and helpful. Read more ›
I hardly even watch TV. Vizio support is great until your warranty is up, then they just give you a phone number or another repair company. Why buy a TV for so much if it's… Read more ›
F…The colors were spectacular for an LCD based model, the screen was anti-reflective, and black levels were near perfect, and Vizio has decent customer service to top it off. Read more ›
Anyhow this TV is one of the best I have seen with these features! It was very easy to hook up, like mostly all Vizio's are(btw great customer service too). Plugged it in… Read more ›
This TV is far better than the top brands available, for the price. * 10M:1 DCR makes it PERFECT to watch 2D and 3D. * Sleek design and looks good. Read more ›
A documentary on the last shuttle launch was more enjoyable, though lots of motion in 3D is difficult to watch as it is tough to keep the images correctly aligned while… Read more ›
Without it, Vudu cannot stream 3D content, and the blockbuster and hulu…The update is also supposed to make the USB ports functional for viewing pics and playing music. Read more ›

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

199 of 204 people found the following review helpful By Andrew S. Tafoya on February 26, 2011
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This is a weird purchase for me, coming from being a SONY & Samsung Fanboy. This is the most outstanding 2D picture I have ever laid my eyes on, and I have seen many High-end Television sets. I almost bought a Sony XBR-HX909 for the super high reviews on its amazing 2D image. But once I saw the 3D image I was a bit thrown off by the 3D technology, after already owning a Panasonic 3D Viera which was much better. So this is what I have gathered from my total experience with the Vizio 3D HDTV:

+The purchased place with Amazon was better than I thought it would have been. Easy, Fast, Free Shipping, NO TAX (Tax is around $115 if you buy from a store), and perfectly cared for; Sam's Club is scary, lol.

+47 inches of "OMG! It is bigger than I thought." This set gives so much at this price, quality, and Size!!!

+The LED television is thicker, due to the 160 LEDs being directly behind the screen. This makes for better contrast that will blow your mind away!!! I have never seen this kind of true black on a set ever before. Sony sells this technology for around $3,500; yikes!

+Features, Features, Features!!! The WiFi works amazingly. The Netflix app play videos at a higher resolution than my PS3 or computer using HDMI. The WebTV programs are limited but they are great, like Revision3. There is Vudu rental, Amazon Steaming, and of course Netflix. There is Pandora and a radio app for local radio station; or any state you want.

+The best built-in speakers! The sound is out outrageous, there is simply no thin TV that can house speaker like the ones on this set. I was going to buy a 5.1 Dolby system for the room, but I only turn the volume up 20% on the Vizio. I recommend to turn Truevolume off, if causes weird volume changes.
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75 of 80 people found the following review helpful By David T. Fischer on December 12, 2010
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I just purchased this TV and I'm still in the process of doing everything with it, but I'm here to give an honest first impression. I'm actually using my computer connected to this TV to write this review and let me say that in my tiny bedroom this TV is massive. It looks great with my computer connected via RGB and there is little to no lag. I just watched KROQ's Almost Acoustic Christmas on the TV last night and the stream looked pretty good for what it was. The 2D picture is fantastic on this product and both my PS3 and Xbox 360 look amazing on it. The 3D needs work and I knew that coming into this TV. There is some ghosting of the image when watching 3D, but it does it's job well enough. You will definitely notice ghosting on anything other than Blu-ray 3D and titles in general. I'm not happy about it, but what can you do? I'm not using a certified 3D HDMI cable, so maybe that's an issue? I know it's a high speed HDMI cable, so it should be good enough. I did just order an Amazon High Speed 3D supported cable though to see if there is a difference. I'll update this review with my findings. I'd say the 3D is not a must for this TV, but is a cool extra. I watched a 3D Hockey game last night that was broadcast on Xfinity 3D in my area. It was pretty cool, but the ghosting is plentiful. If you don't know what I mean by ghosting, well I mean that you can see a shadow of the image behind the 3D image and it makes everything a bit blurry. The score graphic on the Hockey game looked horrible as do the static titles in most 3D cases. I would not recommend buying the 3D GLASSES, WHICH HAVE TO BE PURCHASED SEPARATELY. I bought mine at Sam's Club for about $160 and I was happy for that price.Read more ›
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89 of 97 people found the following review helpful By J. Puckett on February 1, 2011
I've been in the market for a new TV for about a year now and have been waiting patiently for a decently priced LED LCD as well as 3D. This 47" Vizio seemed to finally hit the price point and size that I was looking for, so I jumped on a pre-Super Bowl sale from a nationwide wholesaler. I picked up the TV along with a pair of the Vizio-branded 3D glasses.

A quick note before going into my review. My TV came with firmware version VIZIO_XP1.21.2.1.

I'll start out by saying that the 2D picture is absolutely amazing. The blacks are black and colors are vibrant. The TV almost doesn't need any calibration coming out of the box for those who like to tweak the picture. For those who never know any better, they should be very happy from the get-go. Thanks to the local dimming, I can see no issues of backlight bleeding/clouding/flashlighting on my set. Also due to the 160 local dimming zones, I've seen no hint of blooming on my set from my normal viewing distance of about 8'. The TV just absolutely shines with well-mastered blu-ray movies. So far I've tested Avatar and The Hangover, and both simply blow my mind with the quality present. I upgraded from a 4-year old 60hz 1080p LCD and watching blu-ray movies on this new Vizio is like experiencing HD all over again. I promise you this is not hyperbole, I'm that amazed by the clarity of the picture when being fed top-notch, non-compressed signals.

The remote feels a bit cheap but gets the job done. The slide-out keyboard is very nice for the Vizio Internet Apps (VIA) feature and works as expected. The buttons are a bit stiff though and the remote itself feels like it's prone to breakage at some point in the future.
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