At CES 2020, Vizio has announced its updated lineup of 4K TVs for 2020 along with SmartCast 4.0 and an overhauled audio lineup.
“Our mission has always been to make cutting-edge picture quality and a best-in-class smart TV user experience attainable for everyone,” said Bill Baxter, Chief Technology Officer, VIZIO. “We’re excited with the performance improvements that our new IQ video processors and ProGaming Engine bring to our 2020 lineup, especially when combined with VIZIO TVs that offer the highest performance Quantum Color and peak brightness in the industry. Plus, utilizing the new processing power to optimize the strengths of OLED picture quality proves that VIZIO’s leadership in the TV industry has never been stronger.”
Vizio P-Series Quantum X and Quantum (2020)
Visio’s P-Series Quantum X TV is designed to be super bright with up to 3000 nits of peak brightness. There’s up to 792 Local Dimming Zones with Full Array Local Dimming and Quantum Colour technology.
While the P-Series Quantum offers 240 Local Dimming Zones and up to 1200 nits of peak brightness.
Both P-Series models for 2020 are powered by Vizio’s IQ Ultra processor and comes with the company’s ProGaming Engine. Basically, that will help offer Variable Refresh Rates (VRR), AMD FreeSync on the Xbox One X, PS4 Pro and the upcoming PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X.
The ProGaming Engine supports gaming at up to 4K resolution at 120Hz for better motion clarity and smooth gameplay. There’s also an Auto Game Mode.
As mentioned earlier, the new P-Series comes with SmartCast 4.0 which brings quicker startup and load times, redesigned search.
SmartCast 4.0 will curate content based on your interests and make it easier to find the content you’ll want to watch.
There’s also a new Voice Remote that allows you to control your TV using your voice when you push-to-talk.
The 2020 P-Series models support Dolby Vision, HDR10+, HDR and HLG contrast technologies along with HDMI 2.1 ports.
The P-Series Quantum X (2020) comes in 65, 75 and 85-inches and the P-Series Quantum comes in 65 and 75-inch screen sizes.
No pricing or release date has been announced for the new P-Series TVs.
Vizio M-Series Quantum (2020)
The M-Series Quantum refresh for 2020 has up to 800 nits of peak brightness, Quantum Colour technology and is powered by the IQ Ultra processor.
The new models come with Vizio’s ProGaming Engine and support Dolby Vision, HDR10+, HDR and HLG contrast technologies along with HDMI 2.1 ports.
The M-Series Quantum M8 comes in 55 and 65-inches while the M-Series Quantum M7 comes in 50, 55 and 65-inches.
No pricing or release date has been announced for the new M-Series TVs.
Vizio V-Series (2020)
Vizio’s V-Series V5 is on the low end of their lineup but it still offers 4K resolution, 250 nits of brightness and their V-Gaming Engine.
It’s powered by the IQ Active processor and comes in 40, 43, 50, 55, 58, 60, 65 and 70-inches.
Vizio OLED TV
Vizio also announced that they are working on an OLED TV which is a separate line from their P, M and V-Series TVs.
The company hasn’t given a lot of details about their new OLED TV but it will be 4K resolution and come in 55 and 65-inch screen sizes.
Vizio 2020 Audio Lineup
Alongside their new TVs, Vizio has overhauled its audio lineup for 2020.
“VIZIO isn’t resting on its industry leadership in audio; instead we’re making bold steps forward to continue to elevate the industry and improve the listening experience across the board. Today, we’re announcing the most competitive and immersive sound bar series we’ve ever launched,” said Bill Baxter, Chief Technology Officer, VIZIO. “Not only do our sound bars bring a design and finish that stands out from the rest of the market, but we’re providing new levels of audio performance and ease-of-use to every price point.”
Vizio’s Elevate Sound Bar has an auto-rotating upfiring speakers for Dolby Atmos and DTS:X support.
The new M-Series 5.1 Sound Bar and M-Series 5.1.2 Sound Bar both support Dolby Atmos and DTS:X for immersive sound.
The M-Series All-in-One Sound Bar is designed for rooms with limited space for separate surround speakers or a subwoofer.
Vizio hasn’t announced any pricing or availability for their new soundbars.