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VIZIO M551D

55" Full HD 44.45mm Jul 2013
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Depth Release Date $119.00 Electricity cost over 5 years
One industry award
And the remote sensor isn't very responsive
Volume control moves in large increments
5 Reviews + 1 Award
PC Mag Editor's Choice

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Reviews

One Industry Award

This TV received an "Editor's Choice" from PC Mag who said that this VIZIO television was exceptional.

Good Expert Reviews

Based on four expert reviews from sites including PC Mag, cnet.com/es/, IT Reviews.com and hdtvsolutions.com the average expert rating of this television is 83 out of 100.

VIZIO Has Good TV Reviews

VIZIO has unexceptional reviews for its large display diagonal televisions, however it has good average reviews when measured across its entire television range. 33% of those that bought a VIZIO television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Display

Good High Def TV

Two people said in their reviews that this TV was good at displaying high definition TV. Expert review site Pcmag.com said “Vizio has once again produced a very good big-screen HDTV for a reasonable price” in their VIZIO M551D review.

Good Picture Quality for the Price

Four owners who purchased it considered that it had good picture quality. Pc Mag said in their review of the VIZIO M551D on PC Mag “It has excellent shadow detail, fairly deep black levels” however despite that they only rated the product 17.6 out of 100.

One person concluded that the product had a good contrast ratio. Expert website Consumersearch.com wrote in their review of this TV “$2,300) have deeper black levels and better color performan” and gave it a rating of 6 stars.

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Good 3D Picture Quality

One owner considered that the product had a good 3D picture quality.

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many large display diagonal televisions that are a similar 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.

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Design

Solid 3D

Three owners who purchased it considered that it was well made. Pc Mag said on PC Mag “Solid 3D”. Itreviews.com said on expert website IT Reviews.com “While the Vizio E601I-A3 proved that you can get a solid 60-inch screen for under a grand” and rated it 6 stars. Pcmag.com wrote on expert review site PC Mag four years ago “While the Vizio E601I-A3%displayPrice% at %seller% proved that you can get a solid 60-inch screen for under a grand” in their review of this TV.

The Vizio M-Series is an Excellent Value With Great Design and a Snappy Picture

Three customers who reviewed this TV agreed that it was well designed. Pc Mag said in their review of this TV “Its smart design lets you to connect the rear speakers to the wireless subwoofer in the back of the room, which minimi” .

Two owners who bought the product wrote that it was good looking. Consumersearch.com said “The rest of us will find the Vizio M1D-A2R pretty impressive” in their review of the VIZIO M551D.

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Good Picture Quality for the Price

Four customers who reviewed this TV thought it was good quality. Pc Mag said on PC Mag “Remarkable sound quality for the money” in their review of this TV. Expert review site Consumersearch.com wrote in their VIZIO M551D review “Those who want the very best picture quality and are willing to pay for it probably shouldn't consider the Vizio M1D-A2R” and rated it 4 stars. Pcmag.com said in their review of the VIZIO M551D on expert review site PC Mag “The Vizio M551D-A2R is a surprisingly stylish, affordable LED-backlit HDTV that sports tons of features, good picture quality”.

Volume Control Moves in Large Increments

Two customers said that it was not easy to use. Pc Mag wrote in their review of the VIZIO M551D on PC Mag “Volume control moves in large increments”.


Features

Good Features

Three owners who purchased it wrote that it had good features. Pc Mag said “Generous feature set” but in spite of that they only gave this TV a score of 17.6 out of 100.

And the Remote Sensor Isn't Very Responsive

Two owners thought it did not have a good remote control. Pc Mag mentioned in their review of the VIZIO M551D “And the remote sensor isn't very responsive”. Pc Mag also wrote “The sound bar may block your TV's remote sensor when used in tabletop position” in their review.


Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The VIZIO M551D has an energy Star certified. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to this TV also have an energy Star certified.

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Management Features

Has a Picture-in-Picture

The VIZIO M551D has a Picture-in-Picture, as do most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been on the market for a similar time to this television.

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Packaging Content

Features 3D Glasses Included

The VIZIO M551D features 3D glasses included, as do most of the other large display diagonal televisions that have been available for more than two years.

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Smart TV

Supports Smart TV Features

The VIZIO M551D supports smart TV features. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age also support smart TV features.

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Yahoo Apps Aren't Very Slick

One person said that the product did not have good apps. Four years ago Pc Mag said on PC Mag “Yahoo apps aren't very slick”.


Networking

Has an Ethernet Port

The VIZIO M551D has an ethernet port, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to this television.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The VIZIO M551D does not support Wi-Fi. Most of the other large display diagonal televisions that were released more than two years ago do support Wi-Fi.

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Audio

5.1-Channel Surround Sound

Seven customers considered that it had good sound quality. Pc Mag mentioned on PC Mag four years ago “The Vizio 4251w- 4 sound bar includes two rear speakers, allowing it to deliver a real surround-sound experience from a sound bar system” in their review of the VIZIO M551D. Pc Mag also wrote “5.1-channel surround sound” in their review. Expert website Pcmag.com wrote in their review of this TV “The Vizio S4251W-B4 soundbar offers full surround sound thanks to its wireless subwoofer” .

Quite Low RMS Rated Power

At only 15 Watts, the VIZIO M551D has a fairly low RMS rated power compared to most of the other large display diagonal televisions that were launched around the same time as this TV. Across all the TVs of this age and spec the RMS rated powers range from 7W to 100W.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

VIZIO released the M551D in April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers vizio m551da2r
Barcodes 00845226009341

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