IRVINE, Calif. and LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIZIO, America's #1 Smart TV company1, announced today a high-performance line-up in the form of the 15.6" Thin + Light Touch and 24" All-in-One Touch PCs. Both models offer premium features, 1080p full HD touchscreen displays and 4th generation Intel Core i7 Quad-core processors to provide superb performance, graphics and an unparalleled entertainment experience. VIZIO will be showcasing the 15.6" Thin + Light Touch and 24" All-in-One Touch at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, NV at the Wynn Hotel, by appointment only.
Designed to deliver the best possible end-user experience, VIZIO PCs boast Intel's latest quad-core processor, the powerful 4th generation Core i7 processor which provides enough muscle to handle the most demanding tasks including streaming HD movies, music and gaming. Also equipped with Intel® Iris™ Pro Graphics, consumers will appreciate amazing visuals that deliver discrete GPU-like performance in an integrated graphics form factor.
The updated VIZIO computing collection pairs powerful processing with the latest in Wi-Fi technology, offering 802.11ac for faster downloads and streaming to ensure each PC is a multimedia powerhouse. Up to three times faster WiFi than standard 802.11n2 equipped PC's, the Thin + Light and All-in-One Touch options provide smooth and speedy content streaming, allowing consumers to watch HD movies and TV shows at home or on-the-go.
"VIZIO continues to push the performance envelope in terms of personal computing," said Matt McRae, Chief Technology Officer, VIZIO. "The 15.6" Thin + Light Touch and 24" All-in-One Touch models feature significant upgrades to the highest performance processors and wireless technologies."
Both come equipped with brilliant 1080p full HD touchscreen displays that are highly responsive as well as a clean system image free of junkware. The 24" All-in-One Touch features an amazing 2.1 audio system with subwoofer and SRS Premium Sound HD™, remote control and dual HDMI inputs to offer world-class entertainment and performance options. An alluring PC with sleek lines, a wireless keyboard and a multi-gesture touchpad, it's as beautiful as it is functional.
The updated model of the VIZIO 15.6" Thin + Light Touch showcases an ultra-thin premium laptop profile that performs like a powerful desktop. It provides the convenience of mobility with up to 7.5 hours of battery life rating3, allowing consumers take performance anywhere.
1The NPD Group / Retail Tracking Service, Q2 2013 LED TV units with Apps included
2 Source: 5gwifi.org. Level of performance subject to router model, range, and Internet bandwidth
3 Battery life ratings are for comparison purposes only, and do not indicate the battery life that will be obtained by any individual user. Battery life will vary depending on the product model, configuration, features, applications and power management settings. Wireless functionality will also impact battery life. Published battery life times are the results of testing performed on select models and configurations at the time of publication. Over time and as is normal, the battery will not perform at its maximum capacity and may need to be replaced. Replace the battery only with approved parts. Battery life is based on MobileMark 2012 testing. For additional details, see MobileMark 2012 battery testing at: http://bapco.com/products/mobilemark-2012.
VIZIO, Inc. is headquartered in Irvine, California. In Q2 2007, VIZIO skyrocketed to the top by becoming the #1 shipping brand of flat panel HDTVs in North America and in Q3 2007 became the first American brand in over a decade to lead in North American LCD HDTV shipments. VIZIO was #1 in North America LCD for 20101. VIZIO is now also America's #1 Smart TV5 and large size LCD company2 as the leading seller of 60" and larger HDTVs in the U.S. with 30% of the market in this class2. VIZIO was the #1 Sound Bar Company in the U.S. for Q1 20134 For over a decade, VIZIO has remained committed to what it does best -- focus on the consumer to deliver visionary products at a great value. VIZIO offers a broad range of award winning consumer electronics that now include PCs and mobility products. VIZIO's products are found at Amazon, Best Buy, BJ's Wholesale, Costco Wholesale, Sam's Club, Target, Walmart and other retailers nationwide. VIZIO has won numerous awards including a #1 ranking in the Inc. 500 for Top Companies in Computers and Electronics and made the lists of Ad Age's Hottest Brands, CNET's Editor's Choice, CNET Best of CES 2011 - Television, CNET Best of CES 2013 – Home Theater and Audio, Home Theater Magazine's Top Picks, Good Housekeeping's Best Big-Screens, PC World's Best Buy and Popular Mechanics Editor's Choice among many other prestigious honors including "Highest in Customer Satisfaction with HDTVs Less Than 50 Inches in a Tie" from J.D. Power6. For more information, please call 888-VIZIOCE or visit www.VIZIO.com.
1 DisplaySearch Market Tracker Quarterly Global TV Shipment and Forecast Report.
2 The NPD Group / Weekly Tracking Service, Large Size includes 60"+, Q2 2013 units sold.
3 The NPD Group / Retail Tracking Service, Q2 2013 LED TV units with Apps included.
4 The NPD Group / Retail Monthly Tracking Service, units sold, Q1 2013.
5 The NPD Group / Retail Tracking Service, Q2 2013 LED TV units with Apps included.
6 J.D. Power 2013 High Definition Television (HDTV) Satisfaction ReportSM.