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Several customers who bought the VIZIO M551D agreed that it had good picture quality.
Good Technical Features
Several people considered that this TV had good features. Expert review site Pcmag.com wrote “The Vizio M551D-A2R is a surprisingly stylish, affordable LED-backlit HDTV that sports tons of features, good picture quality”. Three years ago Hdtvsolutions.com wrote “Generous feature set”.
A few VIZIO M551D owners mentioned in their reviews that the VIZIO M551D was well made. Pcmag.com wrote on PC Mag “While the Vizio E601I-A3%displayPrice% at %seller% proved that you can get a solid 60-inch screen for under a grand”. Hdtvsolutions.com mentioned “Solid 3D” in their review and rated the product 5 stars. Itreviews.com mentioned on expert review site IT Reviews.com “While the Vizio E601I-A3 proved that you can get a solid 60-inch screen for under a grand”.
Good Product Quality
Several VIZIO M551D reviewers who purchased it mentioned that it was good quality. Expert website Consumersearch.com wrote “Those who want the very best picture quality and are willing to pay for it probably shouldn't consider the Vizio M1D-A2R”. Hdtvsolutions.com mentioned in their review “Good picture quality for the price” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.
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Good High Def TV
Some people said in their reviews that it was good at displaying high definition TV.
A few customers who reviewed it agreed that it was good looking. Consumersearch.com said in their review of the VIZIO M551D “The rest of us will find the Vizio M1D-A2R pretty impressive”.
Good 3D Picture Quality
One VIZIO M551D owner wrote in their reviews that it had a good 3D picture quality.
Like most of the other large TVs that have been available for around the same time as the M551D, the VIZIO M551D is 3D compatible.
Supports Smart TV Features
The VIZIO M551D supports smart TV features. Most of the other large TVs that came out around the same time as the M551D also support smart TV features.
VIZIO has unexceptional ratings for its large TVs, however it has good average ratings when measured across its entire television range.
Four HDMI Ports
The VIZIO M551D is a four HDMI port TV. Most of the other large TVs that have been available for more than two years have between one and four HDMI ports.
1080p Video Mode
This TV supports a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many televisions of this age and type.
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Does Not Have a WiFi Connection
Most of the other TVs of this age and spec have a WiFi connection, however the VIZIO M551D does not have a WiFi connection.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most TVs of a similar type and age to the M551D do not have a built-in camera. The VIZIO M551D is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The VIZIO M551D does not feature OLED technology, although keep in mind that most of the other large TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the M551D also do not feature OLED technology.
Quite Low RMS Rated Power
The VIZIO M551D has one of the lower RMS rated power (only 15 Watts) amongst TVs of this age. The lowest RMS rated power of similar spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as the M551D is 7.5W and the highest is 100W.
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Full HD HD Type
The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many large TVs that are a comparable age to it. 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
This TV has been on the market for over three years.
At 44.45 millimeters, the VIZIO M551D has a relatively standard thickness compared to most of the other televisions of this type and age.
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.75 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 20 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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