: VIZIO Plasma TVs with Full 1080p HD and Silicon Optix HQV Processing


hoodlum
2008-01-06, 02:18 PM
VIZIO VP605F 60" 1080P and VP504F 1080p with SILICON OPTIX HQV (Hollywood Quality Video) Processing

VIZIO jumps into Full High-Definition 1080p performance with a bang in 2008, launching an all-new series of ultra high-performance Plasma technology displays. While the new VIZIO VP605F boasts 60" of large screen high definition 1080p performance to capture the imagination of even the most discerning of consumers, the 50" VIZIO VP504F packs an enhanced punch with integrated Silicon Optix's REON HQV chip, ensuring the sharpest and most detailed image possible. Silicon Optix HQV's advanced noise reduction removes noise and artifacts caused by signal compression from cable and satellite providers. Since the HQV's REON chip can process two full channels of HD or SD channels, this allows users to achieve full resolution with picture-in-picture images.

With advanced technology built into both models, both Standard Definition (SD) and High Definition (HD) sources will bring out even the finest details. VIZIO's new 1080p plasma HDTV's, the VP504F and VP605F are compatible with all of today's popular input resolutions [1080p, 1080i, 720p, 480p and 480i] and use an integrated, DTV-compliant HD/QAM tuner so users can enjoy high definition and regular television programs with or without paid high definition service.

Both models are significantly brighter than previous VIZIO plasma models boasting an amazing contrast ratio up to 30,000:1 and include four HDMI v1.3 inputs, two of which are available as a side access HD Game port. Independent RGB adjustments allow users to fine-tune the sets' color settings plus a new remote control makes it even easier to operate TV and other system component functions.

Additional feature sets include true four-field motion adaptive de- interlace, 10-bit diagonal interpolator which removes jagged or stair step artifacts from de-interlaced video sources and true 10-bit processing which output 4:4:4 color processing which renders more than one billion colors.

VIZIO sets itself apart from the crowd in 2008 by being the first manufacturer to include a 6' HDMI cable within the carton in lieu of commonly inserted composite video and audio cables. HDMI allows the highest level of High Definition television video and audio to be transmitted through a single cable. VIZIO wants customers to experience the truest HD quality experience with their new VIZIO plasma display as well as a new side access HD Game port including 2 HDMI v1.3 inputs.

The new VIZIO VP504F and VIZIO VP605F are expected to launch in June 2008 with estimated selling prices of $1699 and $2899.

hoodlum
2008-01-06, 02:22 PM
It is interesting to see a 1080p 60" plasma below $3k. Let's hope the REON HQV chip has helped improve the processing for this display.

jvincent
2008-01-06, 02:30 PM
I'm curious who makes the Vizio glass.

hoodlum
2008-01-06, 03:09 PM
Samsung has a 63" and panasonic the 58/65". Only LG, Hitachi and Pioneer make a 60".

My guess is that it's an LG.

hoodlum
2008-01-06, 03:12 PM
Maybe we will start seeing these in Canada this year. This will put more pressure on pricing for 60"+ TVs from other manufacturers and won't leave much room for Rear Projection.