VIZIO Rolls Out 2017 VIZIO SmartCast E-Series Collection To Canada, Highlighted By XXL 75" and 80" Big Screens

Models 55" Class Size and Above Feature Full-Array LED Backlighting with Large Screen Sizes Supported by 4K and High Dynamic Range

Irvine, CA - March 22, 2017 - VIZIO, Inc. announced today the availability of its all-new 2017 VIZIO SmartCast E-Series collection in the Canadian market. The next generation E-Series boasts models from the 55" - 80" class size and continues to offer brilliant picture quality and features not commonly found in other entry-level displays. Highlighted by 4K Ultra HD High Dynamic Range models for the 55" class sizes and above, the 2017 lineup offers 75" and 80" XXL screen sizes for those looking to upgrade to a big screen. Chromecast built-in spans the entire collection, allowing viewers to easily stream apps they know and love. The VIZIO SmartCast E-Series lineup ranges in price from $849.99 (CAN) for the 55" class size, to $4,999.99 (CAN) for the 80" class size. Select models are available now at Costco.ca with remaining models coming soon to Costco.ca and BestBuy.ca.
The VIZIO SmartCast E-Series collection is known for bringing uncompromised value to consumers. With exceptional picture quality technologies like High Dynamic Range with HDR10 content support on the 55" class size and above, the E-Series is one of the most feature-rich entry-level options available to consumers. Unlike edge-lit LED backlight displays, VIZIO utilizes a powerful Full-Array LED backlight and up to 16 Active LED Zones  that dynamically adjust to on-screen content, delivering dark, inky black levels much deeper than edge-lit LED backlight displays can deliver. High Dynamic Range with HDR10 content support further boosts big screen viewing by offering greater depth and more vivid contrast. Clear Action 240 technology and ultra-fast 120Hz Effective Refresh Rate, achieved with backlight scanning, ensures action-packed scenes are consistently smooth, stable and realistic.
 
"The new 2017 E-Series 75" and 80" offerings in the Canadian market provide quality solutions for value-minded consumers looking to upgrade in a big way," said Matt McRae, Chief Technology Officer, VIZIO. "These XXL displays and their corresponding price tags are simply unparalleled in the market. With the support of High Dynamic Range with HDR10, consumers can expect their new display to deliver high-caliber picture quality technology designed to bring their on-screen content to life."
Like every display, sound bar and speaker in the VIZIO SmartCast collection, the all-new E-Series displays allow users to simply stream and control their entertainment. With Chromecast built-in, consumers can simply tap the Cast button in popular Chromecast-enabled apps like Netflix and YouTube to stream their favorite shows, movies, and more to the big screen 1 . By downloading the VIZIO SmartCast app, users can control their display from any room in the home, search for content across numerous apps at once and stream shows directly to their E-Series display. To further streamline the out-of-box experience, an all-new remote is included with all E-Series models to seamlessly allow users to complete the first-time set-up of their display without a phone or tablet. Once set-up is complete, the remote continues to provide access to the on-screen menu, sidebar settings and more.
For more information on the VIZIO E-Series collection or VIZIO SmartCast visit VIZIO.ca.
VIZIO SmartCast  E-Series  55" Ultra HD HDR Home Theater Display  ( E55-E1)         MSRP $849.99 (CAN)
VIZIO SmartCast E-Series 60" Ultra HD HDR Home Theater Display (E60-E3)      MSRP $1,199.99 (CAN)
VIZIO SmartCast E-Series 65" Ultra HD HDR Home Theater Display (E65-E1)      MSRP $1,299.99 (CAN)
VIZIO SmartCast E-Series 70" Ultra HD HDR Home Theater Display  (E70-E3)      MSRP $1,899.99 (CAN)
VIZIO SmartCast E-Series 75" Ultra HD HDR Home Theater Display   (E75-E3)      MSRP $2,999.99 (CAN)
VIZIO SmartCast E-Series 80" Ultra HD HDR Home Theater Display   (E80-E3)      MSRP $4,999.99 (CAN)
1 Works with Chromecast-enabled apps on Android 4.1+ smartphones and tablets; iOS 7.0+ iPhone®, iPad®, and iPod®. Subscriptions may be required to access certain content.
2 The third party applications and content described herein may only be available in certain countries and languages, may require additional fees or subscription charges, and may be subject to future updates, modifications, interruption and/or discontinuation of service without notice, and VIZIO has no control over such content.  Google account required to download apps from the Google Play store.

About VIZIO
VIZIO's mission is to deliver the ultimate entertainment experience through our community of connected consumers, advertisers, and media content providers. Through our connected entertainment platform, VIZIO is transforming the way consumers discover and experience media content. Since our founding in California in 2002, VIZIO has built an industry-leading brand and sold over 75 million products, including televisions, sound bars and other devices. VIZIO is a leading HDTV brand in America1 and is the #1 sound bar brand in America2. VIZIO product leadership is highlighted by a number of industry reviews and awards, making the 2016 collection the most awarded in company history. The VIZIO SmartCast P-Series, M-Series and E-Series Home Theater Displays all received Reviewed.com Editor's Choice awardsand are all listed as CNET's "Best TVs of 20164." The VIZIO M-Series SmartCast Home Theater Display was awarded Editor's Choice from CNET with an 8.8 ratingand the VIZIO SmartCast 65" E-Series Home Theater Display (E65u-D3) was awarded Reviewed.com's "Best TV of the Year" award for 20166. Also, the VIZIO D-Series earned a 2016 Editor's Choice award from PC Magazine7. For more information, please call 888-VIZIOCE or visit  www.VIZIO.com .
 
© 2017 VIZIO, Inc. VIZIO, the V Logo, VIZIO SmartCast, Active LED Zones and other terms and phrases are trademarks or registered trademarks of VIZIO, Inc. All other trademarks and logos are property of their respective owners. All rights reserved.
 
1  The NPD Group / Weekly Retail Tracking Service, based on TV units sold in the U.S. from Dec. 30, 2012 - Aug. 27, 2016
2 The NPD Group / Retail Tracking Service, based on sound bar units sold in the U.S. from Jan 2014 -Jan 2017
3 Visit reviewed.com for full reviews for the VIZIO SmartCast P-Series (published: 10/28/2016), VIZIO SmartCast M-Series (published: 10/5/2016) and VIZIO SmartCast E-Series (published: 9/13/2016)
4 Visit CNET.com for full article (published: 12/16/2016)
5 Visit CNET.com for the full review, published 9/16/2016
Visit reviewed.com for the full E65u-D3 review, published 11/14/16
Visit pcmag.com for the full VIZIO D-Series review, published 3/24/16

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