Vizio VF550XVT CNET review verdict: Not impressive

March 30, 2009 by  

11-20-08-vf550xvt1aCNET’s review on the 55-inch Vizio VF550XVT1A LCD hit the online stratosphere,  and overall it got a rather middling thumbs down, in one of the surprises (and disappointments) of recent big company releases.

Complaints include poor side angle visibility, light black levels, weird soundbar and motion juttering issues. For $2,000, we’d expect a bit better, especially since their recent other models have fared pretty well. Menus on-screen were also harshly judged, with complaints that too much scrolling was necessary to see everything.

A step backwards overall, according to the review, so you may want to invest your 2 grand elsewhere for best effect. As usual, we’ll keep a lookout for new reviews posted about other TVs in the future. Yet another service we offer you, our reader, at Screen Sleuth.

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2 Responses to “Vizio VF550XVT CNET review verdict: Not impressive”
  1. Ricky says:

    I have to disagree. I find the Vizio 55 inch quite impressive! Awesome picture quality and sound and the off-angle viewing is great.

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