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I purchased a Vizio 40" smart tv in Dec. Since April the screen turns green when I power it on. The TV shuts off randomly, sometimes the TV won't even turn on. I have to unplug it, then wait about 5 mins then try again. Sometimes it works, mostly not. I wouldn't purchase this brand again. My neighbor is having problems as well.
3 maybe 4 Vizio TVs and now I know for sure to never buy this TV again. They are all terrible. All kinds of issues including staying powered on. The worst TV ever. STAY AWAY FROM THIS COMPANY - I WILL buy the cheap ones at Walmart for 1/2 the price from now on, waste of money.
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Don’t buy this TV! They are junk and after 5 months mine started having white lines on the screen. They told me it could not be fixed and would be sending me a refund. Still waiting for it after 1 1/2 months. When I called the 1st time they told me the check had been already cut. I waited 2 weeks after the date they gave me and called again. Then I was told the check had not been cut yet and it would take 60 days even though they told me in an email that I would have my check between 17 and 25 days later. They lied! Still waiting and after seeing the trouble everyone else is having I probably will never get a refund! Will NEVER buy another Vizio ever!
For over a year, Vizio has been spamming me from the short code 65381. I have never done business with them, provided my contact information to them, or even bought any of their products before. I have REPEATEDLY told them to get lost, but they continue to spam me over a year later. This situation ensures that I will NEVER buy anything from them.
Price may be great but the TV won't last. My model was a V505-J01 but since I don't see that one available I'm writing a review on this one. I had this tv about 1.5 years and started seeing lines. I thought they would disappear, went through all the troubleshooting, still nothing. Then one day the lines consumed the entire screen and it turned back with a few lines of white at the top. Spoke with Vizio customer service and they offered to replace the TV, they just needed a copy of the receipt. Umm I purchased this almost 2 years ago and there's no receipt to be found. Called them back to see what else could be done only to be told my model isn't available anymore and they would have to issue a refund. Can't do that because the receipt is long gone.
I'm now stuck with a TV that will only give me sound, no picture. I purchased Vizio since I already have a 32 in and it's been perfect for at least 10 years. YouTube is filled with videos of how to fix the issue which tells me Vizio KNOWS their T-Conn boards are crap. Vizio either upgrade your T-Conn boards or offer to replace it FOR FREE regardless of warranty time because who wants to purchase a new TV every 1.5-2 years? I don't! Will not purchase this brand of smart TV again.
Bought a brand new enclosed box television, 30 inch class. Powers up very slowly. Processes remote commands. Example - to turn on and get YouTube tv on (login info saved) takes about 3 minutes. Our LG takes about 40 seconds and our Samsung about 30 seconds. In addition it repeatedly and randomly shuts off the app we are using and sometimes shuts itself off randomly. There is a reason it’s less expensive than others…Poor quality and poor functioning. Spend a few bucks more and buy your favorite well known brand! This is the first and last Vizio I will ever own.
After 9 months with my m series television developed a problem. I contacted text support at Vizio and after several minutes he determined that the TV could not be repaired and advised me to put it on the side of the road. He didn't tell me with the m series televisions and another of the series there is a problem internally with the television that cannot be repaired. Vizio was aware of this problem but continues to put this m series television out on the market without advising the buyer or the seller of the problem. I would not recommend Vizio to anyone.
Bought two 70" Vizios, same TVs at the on the same visit to Target. They worked flawlessly for about 4 months. I've tested my WI-Fi, which is good enough to run a $200 Roku TV perfectly from opposite ends of 1800 square feet layout. I can also have several phones and several people streaming on any other combination of devices/times of day, except for when it comes to these TVs. Prior reviews about remote glitching and having to unplug/replug over and over---ALL TRUE. I would add that mine will play without interruption for sometimes 2 hours, or 30 minutes, or two minutes, and at some point it will always just freeze.
I have to then hit the "home button" and wait for the operating system on the TV to go through a random sort of reboot, where it finally will recognize the apps again (after being blank for up to 20 minutes). And then you have to keep pressing home button and entering one app, then closing and trying the first app you wanted...then after all of this, it will still say "app not recognized" or some other nonsense until it finally recognizes and then starts working again. At that point I get anxiety because I don't know if after a half hour investment, the things is going to play for an hour a another minute. Good news though, you can just abandon the os on the televisions and use a Firestick, but what a joke in either case.
Simply put, the picture quality is great for the price. Vivid, sharp, vibrant colors and my PS5 games look great on it. Bad part, navigating around the menu is very laggy. Sometimes, you're having to wait 3 seconds for a function to respond whether it's pulling up the channel guide to changing channels or accessing the home menu.
The worse part is the CEC (Consumer Electronics Control) feature which allows the TV to control any compatible HDMI device like a PS5 with just your remote. It works great for the first few tries, but after a while when turning on my PS5 I get a black screen.. It's fixed by switching to another input and switching back which is annoying and shouldn't have to be done. Vizio "claims" they "working on a fix" according to a Vizio Sub-Reddit, but that was well over a year ago which tells me Vizio is NOT taking this issue seriously. It's a shame because it is a neat feature that's convenient when working right. But I guess it's better left off and just manually switching inputs and turning on the devices separately. Vizio....do better. Shameful SMH.
I purchased a Vizio tv January 31st of last year. About 3 months ago the picture started being distorted and it got worse and worse to the point I can’t watch it!!! Do better Vizio! Over $300 down the drain. Not to mention how much I’ll have to spend to buy a new tv.
Vizio author review by ConsumerAffairs Research Team
Originally sold exclusively in warehouse clubs, Vizio has emerged to become one of North America's top-selling TV brands, offering a wide range of LED-based LCD TVs and available at many major retailers. The company's UHD TVs are the first to include Dolby's high-dynamic range vision technology.
LED zones: Superior picture quality is achieved by 16 to 72 (depending on the series) active LED zones that adapt to you to deliver brighter brights and blacker blacks.
Smarter TV: With a remote that has dedicated buttons for Netflix, Amazon and iHeartRadio and built-in apps and WiFi connectivity, Vizio takes Smart TV and makes it even smarter.
Ultra HD: 4K Ultra HD models have ultra-sharp 2160p resolution that deliver superior picture quality, as well as upscaling for those times you're not watching 4K content.
High-dynamic range: The Reference Series is available in 65 inch and 120 inch and comes in amazingly clear high-dynamic-range-enabled 4K Ultra HD, which is the benchmark for superior picture quality. With this TV, you will be ahead of the curve of the possible color spectrum.
Wide range of models: Vizio offers TVs in several series for different consumers, from basic models to their Reference Series that has top-of-the-line technology and a cutting-edge design.
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