Vizio Announces Aggressive Black Friday Pricing Along With New Plasma & LCD HDTV Models

- Vizio announces a new 42" Plasma HDTV and 4 new LCD HDTV's in 46", 37",

32" and 20" wide models

- Vizio holiday line up spans from 50" Plasma HDTV at $1699.99 down to 20"

wide LCD HDTV at $399.99

- Black Friday TV shopping will leap past last year's explosive growth

- Vizio's L32HDTV is the best selling LCD HDTV in the U.S.

- Vizio takes #1 spot in 42" LCD sales in the U.S.

Nov 16, 2006, 00:00 ET from V, Inc. Vizio Televisions

    COSTA MESA, Calif., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Vizio -- the maker of
 multiple award-winning line of high definition flat panel TV's, announces a
 flood of new products and unprecedented price cuts on their top-selling big
 screen HDTV's starting Black Friday (the day after Thanksgiving), November
 24, 2006.
     The Vizio brand continues to grow in product line, performance
 reputation and market share. Holiday shoppers aren't only looking for the
 lowest price -- they want a high quality flat panel high definition TV at
 the best price. This matches Vizio's theme, "Where Vision Meets Value."
 Vizio's holiday line-up starting Black Friday includes:
     - VX20LHDTV -- (new) 20" LCD HDTV $399.99 @ Costco (everyday price*)
     - VX32LHDTV -- (new) 32" LCD HDTV $699.99 @ Costco & Sam's (everyday
     - VX37LHDTV -- (new) 37" LCD HDTV $999.99 @ Costco & Sam's & BJ's
       (everyday price*)
     - VP42HDTV -- (new) 42" Plasma HDTV $999.99 @ Costco (1 day sale price*)
     - L42HDTV -- 42" LCD HDTV $1199.99 @ Sam's (everyday price*)
     - GV42LHDTV -- 42" LCD HDTV $1299.99 @ Costco & BJ's (everyday price*)
     - GV46LHDTV -- (new) 46" LCD HDTV $1649.99 @ Sam's (everyday price*)
     - P50HDTV -- 50" Plasma HDTV $1699.99 @ Sam's & BJ's (everyday price*),
       $300 off Circuit City (1 day sale*, price to be announced)
     * Actual pricing is set by retailers, therefore all pricing is subject to
     "Black Friday Week accounted for 25% of holiday TV sales in 2005, and
 Vizio's breakthrough prices may help enable an even higher figure in 2006,"
 according to DisplaySearch president Ross Young. "DisplaySearch named Vizio
 the #1 42" LCD TV brand in North America in Q3'06 with a 32% share
 supported by its attractive pricing," Young added.
     "Vizio's Flat TV sales, both Plasma and LCDTV, have been very
 successful throughout the entire year with their most recent mention as the
 top selling 32" on Quixel's Best Sellers List for Q'3 2006," states Quixel
 Research Principal Tamaryn Pratt. "This winning run up to the holiday
 season has favorably positioned Vizio to capitalize on the significant
 product volume that historically begins on Black Friday weekend."
     On the day after Thanksgiving, bargain-hunting home theater enthusiasts
 will be delighted to find VIZIO's 50" Plasma HDTV (P50HDTV) at Sam's Club
 and BJ's Wholesale for a new everyday price of just $1,699.99. Circuit City
 shoppers will also find the P50HDTV offering a one-day, Black Friday $300
     VIZIO's dramatic price cuts continue at Costco's one-day only sale,
 where their 42" Plasma HDTV's (the P42HDTV and the new VP42HDTV) will break
 the $1,000 cost barrier with price tags of just $999.99. Costco will also
 premiere VIZIO's new 20" LCD HDTV at an everyday low price of just $399.99.
 The VX20LHDTV is one of VIZIO's new designs and could possibly be the
 lowest priced flat panel 1080i/720p HDTV with ATSC tuner in the market.
     Sam's Club member shoppers will find the stunning VIZIO Gallevia 46"
 LCD HDTV (GV46L) has dropped $350 to hit an all-time low of just $1,649.99
 and the VIZIO 42" LCD HDTV (L42HDTV) drops $200 for a new everyday low
 price of $1,199.99.
     Not to be outdone, Costco and BJ's Wholesale will offer America's #1
 selling 42" LCD HDTV, the VIZIO Gallevia (GV42LHDTV) at a $200 savings, for
 a new everyday low price of just $1,299.99.
     The #1 selling** LCD HDTV in America, VIZIO's 32" LCD HDTVs (L32HDTV
 and new VX32LHDTV) will continue to fly off the shelves at Costco and Sam's
 Club with an everyday $699.99 price.
     Costco, Sam's and BJ's offering the #1 selling 37" TV , VIZIO's 37" LCD
 HDTV's (L37HDTV & new VX37LHDTV) remain today's top selling performance
 bargains at just $999.99.
     ** Quixel Research's Best Sellers List for Q3' 2006
     About Vizio
     V, Inc., "Where Vision Meets Value," headquartered in Costa Mesa,
 California, is a top ten North American flat panel television brand. The
 brand has been seen and heard on TV and radio, including NBC's Today Show,
 ABC's Good Morning America, won numerous awards from leading publications
 including Good Housekeeping's Best Big-Screens, CNET's Top 10 Holiday
 Gifts, PC World's Best Buy, Sound & Vision's Editors Choice, Home Theater
 Magazine's Rave Award, PC Magazine's Editors Choice and The Perfect
 Vision's Recommended Components. Vizio is bringing vision to the consumer
 electronics market through practical innovation. Vizio products offer
 customers the most advanced technologies at the most affordable value.
 Products include the Vizio and Gallevia lines of Plasma and LCD HDTV
 displays. Many of these products can be found at Circuit City, Costco
 Wholesale, Sam's Club, BJ's Wholesale, Wal-Mart and other retailers
 nationwide along with authorized online partners. For more information or
 to buy direct, please call 888-VIZIOCE or visit them on the web at
     The V, VIZIO, Gallevia names, Where Vision Meets Value, and symbols are
 trademarks or registered trademarks of V, Inc. All other trademarks may be
 the property of their respective holders.

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