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.
VIZIO's XVT373SV 37" Class (37.01 inch diagonal) RazorLED LCD HDTV with VIZIO Internet Apps delivers the ultimate HDTV experience. Packed with the latest technology, this high performance HDTV combines advanced picture quality, immersive virtual high definition sound and premium wireless Internet connectivity with built-in Wi-Fi 802.11n dual-band so you can enjoy the convenience of on-demand movies, TV shows, social networking, music, photos and more with just the push of a button on the premium Bluetooth QWERTY keyboard universal remote.
An amazingly slim 2.0" HDTV profile.
Quick and easy 802.11N wireless networking built-in.
Control TV and Internet Apps via remote with QWERTY keypad.
Full 1080p High Definition resolution.
Featuring edge lit RazorLED backlighting with Smart Dimming for brilliant clarity in a razor thin design, 120Hz refresh rate for sharper, blur free images, full 1080p high definition detail and 1,000,000 to 1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio delivering deeper blacks and brighter whites through contrast and dimensions, the XVT373SV renders every image with amazing precision, color and contrast. Enjoy immersive virtual high definition sound with SRS TruSurround HD premium audio processing and SRS TruVolume, eliminating volume inconsistencies between programming. In addition, owners can take pleasure in knowing that this energy efficient LED backlit LCD HDTV exceeds new ENERGY STAR 4.1 guidelines, when turned on, conserving our planet's resources while saving you money.
Advanced 37-inch picture quality with immersive virtual high definition sound and premium wireless Internet connectivity. View larger.
- 37-inch HDTV featuring 1920 x 1080 pixels and support for 1.06 billion colors.
- VIZIO Smart Dimming Technologies intelligently controls each blocks of LEDs, turning them on and completely off achieving richer, darker blacks with better uniformity and brighter, more bold colors.
- Razor Thin Profile only 2.0" thin.
- Full 1080p High Definition Resolution gives you over 2 million pixels, making the clarity and detail of your picture razor sharp.
- 1,000,000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio giving you deeper blacks and brighter whites.
- 120Hz Smooth Motion Technology delivers sharper clarity of fast action scenes for blur free images.
- 178/178 Degree Horizontal/Vertical Viewing Angle results in a crisp and clear picture that is easily visible from just about anywhere in the room.
- Two built-in 10-watt Speakers provide room-filling sound.
- SRS Audio Technologies: SRS TruVolume evens out dynamics to limit volume inconsistencies between programming, while SRS TruSurround HD delivers immersive virtual high-definition surround sound out of the unit's two speakers.
- Connect to the Internet via integrated Wireless-N Wi-Fi or via the included Ethernet port.
- VIZIO Internet Apps (VIA) let you easily connect to the Internet and stream movies and TV shows, listen to music and get the latest news, sports and weather. VIA comes with Amazon Instant Video, Flickr, Netflix, Rhapsody, Twitter, VUDU and Yahoo TV Widgets pre-loaded on the TV, ready to launch on-screen at the touch of a single button on the remote. You can continually discover and download more apps from other content and service providers by browsing our gallery of apps that is dynamically updated right on your VIZIO HDTV. (Learn more)
- Customized Bluetooth Remote with Slide Out QWERTY Keypad enables you to control your TV, even type on-screen, from any spot in the room--all without having to point the remote at the TV. This universal remote also uses infrared to control all of the A/V devices connected to their HDTV, such as DVD and Blu-ray players, VCRs, audio devices, cable and satellite set-top boxes, DVRs, and other components.
- ECO HD exceeds the current Energy Star Guidelines by 50 percent below Energy Star 3.0, saving you money on your utility bills while limiting the impact on our planet.
- Mercury Free Display:LED backlights do not utilize mercury, an environmentally harmful substance.
- Warranty: One year parts and labor, and free lifetime technical support.
Plenty of connections including 4 HDMI and 3 USB. View larger.
- HDMI (with HDCP): 4 (1 side)
- Component YPbPr Plus Stereo Audio: 1
- Composite Video: 1
- RF: 1
- PC input (RGB): 1
- Ethernet: 1
- SPDIF Digital Optical Output: 1
- Stereo Audio Output: 1
- USB: 3 (on the side)
- TV with stand: 35.72" x 25.19" x 8.65" (WxHxD); 30.86 pounds
- TV without stand: 35.72" x 23.48" x 2.0" (WxHxD); 28.66 pounds
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What's in the Box
VIZIO XVT373SV 37" RazorLED LCD HDTV, VIZIO VUR10 remote control (2 AA batteries included), detachable base and thumb screw, power cord, VIZIO cloth, safety strap, user manual, quick setup guide, registration card.
- Screen size: 37 inches
- Tuner: ATSC/Clear QAM Tuner
- Native Panel Resolution: 1920 x 1080 pixels
- Signal Compatibility: 1080I(HDTV), 720P(HDTV), 480P(EDTV), 480I(SDTV)
- Computer Support: Supports 1920x1080, 1360x768, 800x600, 640x480 via VGA/HDMI
- Display Compatibility: 1080p(FHDTV)
- LED: Yes - Edge Lit
- Dynamic Contrast Ratio: 1,000,000:1
- Brightness: 450 nits
- Response Time: 5ms
- Picture-in-Picture (PIP): Yes
- Picture-outside-Picture (POP): Yes
- Zero Bright Pixel Defect Guarantee: Yes
- V-Chip: Yes
- 3D Comb Filter: Yes
- 3:2 or 2:2 Reverse Pull-down: Yes
- ATSC with 8VSB and QAM demodulation: Yes
- ATSC with MPEG-2 decoding: Yes
- NTSC Video decoding via Video: Yes
- Progressive Scan Video: Yes
- Color Fine Tuning: Independent Red, Green and Blue
- Universal Remote: VIZIO Bluetooth Remote Control with Qwerty Keyboard - VUR10
- Panel Lamp Life (typical): 30,000 hours
- Voltage Range: 100~~240 Vac at 50/60 Hz
- Power Consumption: 74W (AVG), < 1W standby
- Wall mount hole pattern: VESA standard 100mm x 100mm
This VIZIO HDTV includes the VIZIO Internet Apps feature (VIA), and it comes pre-loaded with Amazon Instant Video, Flickr, Netflix, Rhapsody, Twitter, VUDU and Yahoo TV Widgets, ready to launch on-screen at the touch of a single button on the premium Bluetooth universal remote control. A high-speed Internet connection is required to access content and receive product updates, and this model enables you to connect to the Internet via integrated Wireless-N Wi-Fi or wired Ethernet.
When you press the VIA button on your remote, the Apps Dock appears along the bottom of your screen with a selection of different Apps that let you watch movies, TV shows, listen to music, or get weather and news information all on demand. In addition to the providers listed above, new partners for 2010 include:
- blip.tv: Blip.tv is an online television network that hosts the best original shows on the Web; from scripted sitcoms and dramas to shows about fashion, technology, politics and more.
- CBS: The CBS Widget offers easy access to CBS schedule information, program metadata, previews and clips, cast photos and BIOS, and more.
- NBC: View NBC's show schedule, view full screen photo galleries and catch up on your favorite shows with up-to-date quick text recaps, cast BIOS, and more.
- CNBC: The CNBC widget allows you to interact with CNBC's real-time stock quotes direct from the NYSE and NASDAQ, real-time watchlists to track favorite stocks, and other key analytics.
- iMemories: Now all your old home movies, photos and slides can be watched directly on your VIZIO TV with iMemories. iMemories digitally converts and preserves all your favorite memories online, regardless of the original media format.
- Roxio CinemaNow: The Roxio CinemaNow platform enables you to instantly access a broad range of high-quality digital entertainment from your favorite consumer electronic devices.
- The Weather Channel: Get your weather forecast when you want it with the press of your remote. The Weather Channel Widget delivers current conditions, the 5-day forecast and more for your zip code and thousands more.
VIZIO 2011 XVT Series Comparison
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|Display Sizes || || || |
|Panel Type || |
Full Array LED
|3D Ready || |
Full HD 3D
|Resolution || |
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|Refresh Rate || |
120Hz (32", 37")
240Hz (47", 55")
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|VIZIO Internet Apps || || || |
|Wireless LAN || |
|Ethernet || || || |
|HDMI Inputs || |
4 (32", 37")
5 (47", 55")
|PC Input || || || |
|USB 2.0 Ports || |
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† MP3, JPEG, MPEG may be available via future firmware update.