Vizio M470NV Review – 47-inch LED LCD HDTVOriginally Reviewed on August 7th, 2010
Vizio M470NV Review: 47’’ LED LCD HDTV
Up for Review: Vizio M470NV LED LCD TV. The journey of the digital saga is on and the HDTV market is in its fiercest form. With the latest innovations of the HDTV world, Vizio comes up with the latest model called the Vizio M470NV. The old conventions of the HDTV are broken up and long forgotten. With the advancement in technology the demand for an integrated platform is on the high. The Vizio M470NV puts the best of the web right on your TV screen, giving you the convenience of on-demand movies, TV shows, social networking, music, photos and more with just the push of a button.
The VIA or Vizio Internet Apps brings all the features like setting status in Facebook to sending tweets in Twitter. Other applications included in the VIA are NBA game time, Amazon Video on Demand, EBay popular item lists, Flickr, Netflix, Pandora Internet Radio, Rhapsody Music without Limits, Twitter, Vudu, Yahoo Widgets, Facebook and many more. The internet application also gives you the freedom to view movies or watch streaming videos right sitting in the comfort of the couch. The all new digital Wi-Fi HD technology saves you from the menace of cluttering data cables and internet connection wires in your room. The Wi-Fi HD technology also comes with a dual band wireless facility that makes connecting to the internet fast and easy.
Vizio M470NV Features and Specifications Review:
- Size: 47″
- Native Panel Resolution: 1920 x 1080 pixels
- Dynamic Contrast Ratio: 100,000:1
- Response Time: 8ms
- Viewable Angle: 178/178 degrees (horizontal/vertical)
- SRS TruSurround HD™: Yes
- SRS TruVolume™: Yes
- SRS TruSurround XT™: No
- Exceeds EnergyStar 4.0
- HDMI Ports: 3(USB port available)
- Refresh Rate: 120Hz
- Bluetooth Universal Remote
- Razor LED (Edge Lit)
The multipurpose Bluetooth Remote that comes with this HDTV is one of its kinds. The Bluetooth remote features a slide in QWERTY keyboard that makes it possible for direct chatting and thus enhancing your social media experience. The inbuilt gaming controls let you play a wide variety of videogames from the comfort of your seat. The unique two way communication feature of the remote makes it possible to use it in any direction and orientation. This HDTV also possesses an integrated Bluetooth technology which allows pairing of additional equipment with it like headphones and other peripherals. The One touch VIA access button opens up the world of internet right before you in a single click.
The Razor LED technology features a full 1080p resolution. The edge-lit LED technology prevents the leakage of light around the pixels and thus you get plasma like picture quality with high dynamic contrast ratio. This model also features SRS TruVolume and SRS TruSurround, a patent and direct derivative of the SRS labs which are dedicated for the excellence in digital sound technology, a real feast for the audioholics. It has four HDMI ports and a USB port supporting all formats like MP3, JPEG and MPEG. This HDTV follows the Energy Star Convention to lower the power consumption. The Razor LED technology renders this model completely mercury free with better energy efficiency and a brightness ranging up to 450 nits. The Razor thin styling reduces its width up to an incredible two inch mark. The Digital Ambient Light Sensing Technology takes care of the auto color and auto brightness functions regardless of the room lighting conditions. Due its mercury free and Energy Star 4.0 convention, this HDTV has been hailed as ECO HD.
This model is currently priced at $1429.99 and it comes with one year parts warranty and labor free lifetime technical support. It can often be found cheaper at Amazon.com
HDTVUniverse.com gives Vizio M470NV 4/5 stars!