This television received an expert rating of 90 out of 100 from hdtvsolutions.com. This puts this large TV in the top 9% of all the large TVs that have been available for more than two years when ranked by average expert review score.
Good 3D Picture Quality
One customer mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good 3D picture quality.
Like most of the other TVs of this type and age, the VIZIO M3D550KDE is 3D compatible.
Supports Smart TV Features
The M3D550KDE supports smart TV features, as do most of the other large TVs that are a similar age to the M3D550KDE.
Has a WiFi Connection
The M3D550KDE has a WiFi connection, as do most of the other TVs of this type and age.
VIZIO has unexceptional ratings for its large TVs, however it has good average ratings when measured across its entire television range.
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802.11n WiFi Standard
This TV supports an 802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly supported WiFi standard on TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.
1080p Video Mode
This television supports a 1080p video mode, which is the most frequently supported video mode on TVs of a similar age and type to it.
The M3D550KDE has a quite thin thickness (only 38 millimeters) compared to most of the other large TVs that were launched around the same time as the M3D550KDE. The thinnest thickness of large TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the M3D550KDE is 3.5mm, the thickest is 100mm, and the average thickness is 56mm.
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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other large TVs that were released more than two years ago, the M3D550KDE does not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The VIZIO M3D550KDE does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec also do not feature OLED technology.
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Full HD HD Type
The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of this age and spec. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Released Over Three Years Ago
VIZIO released the M3D550KDE over three years ago.
Average Refresh Rate
At 120 hertz, the M3D550KDE has a pretty average refresh rate compared to most of the other similar spec televisions that came out more than two years ago.
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Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
1920 x 1080
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Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Supported Graphics Resolutions
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Viewing Angle, Vertical
SRS StudioSound / SRS TruSurround HD / SRS TruVolume
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Common Interface Plus (CI+)
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On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
ENG, ESP, FRE
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UL, CUL, FCC Class B, BOB, HDMI 1.4a incl. CEC/ARC, App Certificates, Vizio AQ, Vizio PQ, Dolby Digital, ENERGY STARÂ® 5.3, ATSC Spec A/65, EIA/CEA-766-A, California Energy Commission Auto Shut Down
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Total running cost over 5 years
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.89 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 23 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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