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Vizio VP505XVT Reviewed

vizio vp505xvtThe Vizio VP505XVT is Vizio’s latest and highest end plasma HDTV. With a massive 50-inch, 1080p / Full HD plasma panel, the Vizio VP505XVT offers the very best native HD resolution. The display has a 30,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio with a fast 5ms response time.

A special feature of this large plasma HDTV is it’s Silicon Optics HQV (Hollywood Quality Video) highend image processing engine. This engine is used to improve the display image quality of any input source, whether it’s HD or SD, and upconverts SD images to full HD.

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Along with the HQV image engine the Vizio VP505XVT also features SRS TruSurround HD Sound for impressive 5.1 decoding sounds.  The VP505XVT has been compared to the more expensive models from other brands and has performed equality or better than the majority of them, at a much more attractive price.  The Vizio VP505XVT truly is a great inexpensive large screen HDTV offering impressive image quality at a very reasonable price.

The Vizio VP505XVT also features 4x HDMI 1.3 inputs, and a dedicated PC VGA input. Cnet reviewed the 50-inch Vizio and said, the Vizio VP505XVT is one of the better-performing plasma TVs we’ve tested this year from any manufacturer. The Vizio delivered excellent black levels–as good as anything from Panasonic and better than the other two. Vizio’s best effort yet, the VP505XVT 50-inch plasma aces that delicate balance between picture quality and value.