Vizio XVT553SV

  • Vizio XVT553SV
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  • Treats streaming video apps as a separate input.
  • Supports Bluetooth remote and other peripherals.
  • Inky, deep blacks.


  • Remote control is a bit too big and thick.
  • Surround sound lacks depth.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Home Theater Review on 90

The Vizio XVT473SV is definitely one of the best deals in town for a higher-performing LCD that uses a full-array LED backlight system with local dimming. This TV reveals both the advantages and disadvantages of that technology--i.e. great overall...

By PCWorld on 80

Though the Vizio XVT3SV series aren't the best HDTVs we've seen, they're consistently above average....

By Big Picture Big Sound on 88

VIZIO has come a long way and the proof lies in the XVT473SV. You could easily see a display manufacturer cramming this much technology into a display - internet apps, integrated Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, a keyboard-equipped remote - and then failing to...

By Home Theater on

The Vizio’s black-level performance falls just short of what the best—and more expensive—local-dimming sets have achieved. But the Vizio’s black level and shadow detail are nevertheless so good that I can’t imagine any...

By ConsumerSearch on

The 55-inch XVT5553SV upholds Vizio's reputation for producing TVs with great value. But that's not what really impresses most critics. Instead, it's the terrific picture quality -- easily competitive with even the best LCD TVs -- and great...

By TechReviewSource on 70

The Vizio XVT423SV 42-inch LCD offers 1080p high-definition resolution, a 240Hz refresh rate, 5 millisecond response time, built-in Wi-Fi, and many connectivity options. Good picture quality gives this TV a leg up against the competition, but...

By PCWorld on 70

The Vizio XVT553SV delivers solid image quality and a good collection of Internet features at an outstanding price....

By HDTV Solutions on 80

VIZIO has stuffed a bundle of compelling features into the 32" LED edge-lit XVT323SV. With top notch picture quality, this 1080p HDTV would be ideal in the bedroom or a home...

By PC Mag on 80

Vizio's 55-inch XVT553SV LED HDTV delivers big-screen goodness and a strong feature set at a very reasonable price....

By on 80

Video Review: With a 10 million:1 dynamic contrast ratio, 240 Hz smooth motion and built in wireless, the Vizio 55" TrueLED HDTV offers a solid television viewing experience. Chris Hardwick and Kevin Pereira review this TV and its slide-out keyboard...

By cnet on 83

The Vizio XVT3SV series' excellent picture quality, thoughtful design, scads of features, and reasonable price combine to make the best value among high-end LED-based LCD TVs...

By AVguide on 80

Some TV makers have stopped offering LED-backlit LCD HDTVs with local dimming in order to focus on edgelit versions instead, but the value-minded brand Vizio continues its support of this important, performance-oriented product category with three...

By TopTenREVIEWS on 88

If you want an LED TV that delivers on picture quality, has some fun extras and is way cheaper than most, the Vizio XVT553SV is the one for...