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VIZIO M70-C3
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VIZIO M70C3

reviewed.com Best of Year
69.5" 240Hz Full-Array Jan 2016
Screen Size HD Type Refresh Rate LED Backlighting Release Date
Presented by VIZIO, the maker of the top-selling UHD TV. 4K Ultra HD for all has arrived. VIZIO M-Series delivers incredible UHD picture quality, powerful performance and beautiful design, all... More
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7 Reasons For

One Industry Award

The expert at one expert review site concluded that this television was good. Reviewed.com gave this TV a "Best of Year" award.

Supports Smart TV Features

The VIZIO M70-C3 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to the M70-C3.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The VIZIO M70-C3 has a WiFi connection, as do most of the other new similar spec televisions.

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VIZIO Has Good TV Reviews

VIZIO 4K and 8K TVs have good reviews on average and across all TVs VIZIO is one of the superior brands.

Fairly Fast Refresh Rate

The VIZIO M70-C3 has one of the faster refresh rates (240 hertz) amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age. The refresh rates of recently released 4K and 8K TVs range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz.

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2160p Video Mode

This TV supports a 2160p video mode, which is typical of many recently released 4K and 8K TVs.

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Five HDMI Ports

five HDMI ports

The VIZIO M70-C3 is a five HDMI port TV. Most of the other similar spec TVs that were released in the last year only have between one and four HDMI ports.

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7 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

The VIZIO M70-C3 is not 3D compatible, although keep in mind that most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to the M70-C3 are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The VIZIO M70-C3 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out in the last year also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most televisions that were launched in the last year do not feature OLED technology. The VIZIO M70-C3 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

The average RMS rated power of latest televisions is 27W, and the RMS rated power range from 10W to 120W. When compared to other TVs that have been available for around the same time as the M70-C3 that we have assessed, the VIZIO M70-C3's RMS rated power of only 10 Watts is one of the lowest.

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Only Two Processor Cores

The VIZIO M70-C3 is a two processor core TV.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

Most 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the M70-C3 have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, including the VIZIO M70-C3 which has one USB 2.0 port.

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Heavy

The VIZIO M70-C3 is one of the heavier 4K and 8K TVs that were released in the last year (28.2 kilograms) amongst TVs of this age. The average weight of new televisions is 20kg, and the weights range from 7.5kg to 61kg.

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3 Other reasons to consider the VIZIO M70-C3

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many latest televisions. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

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Released Eleven Months Ago

This television has been on the market for eleven months.

Average Thickness

At 68.58 millimeters, the VIZIO M70-C3 has a fairly average thickness compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the M70-C3.

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Specification

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HD Type
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LED Backlighting
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Smart TV
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
Audio Out Port
Networking
WiFi Standard
Management Features
On Screen Display Language
OSD Language
Performance
Processor Core
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
Certification
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1 Award

reviewed.com Best of Year

Expert Reviews

10 November 2015

Reviewed.com

This review covers the Vizio M70-C3, the 70-inch model in the 2015 M Series. Our actual lab testing was conducted on the 65-inch model, but performance, features, and design should all be... Read more…

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 7 December 2015 by Bill
Bill would recommend the Vizio M70-C3

Received my tv today only to have a segment bad. Walmart doesn't have anymore had to start a claim with Vizio. So far what I do see is great. Blue ray quality is 10 fold over my old HD tv...

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Electricity cost when switched on $122.82
Electricity cost when on standby $2.34
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Total running cost over 5 years $125.16
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the VIZIO M70-C3uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.81 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 21 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers vizio m70c3
Barcodes 00845226012556

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