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Vizio Co-Star

Vizio Co-Star
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4 reviews

Nov, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 reviews of Vizio Co-Star. The average rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Receivers & Amplifiers for all reviews.

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Expert review by: Christina Bonnington (

Review: Vizio Co-Star


After being unceremoniously abandoned by key hardware partner Logitech last fall, the Google TV platform seems to have found a worthy replacement in Vizio.

Handles 1080p streams, and several video formats for local files. Button-filled remote control is like a Swiss Army knife of input. Straightforward setup. Chrome browser surprisingly doesn’t want to make you gouge your eyes out in frustration

Limited streaming options — updates are expected, but for now, no Hulu. And no ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC, or Comedy Central through the browser. Vizio’s UI doesn’t take advantage of the big screen, and app names are awkwardly truncated in the main menu. No...

Oct, 2012

Expert review by: Ben Drawbaugh (

Vizio Co-Star


More Info Vizio Co-Star Google TV set-top box is up for pre-order, $100 brings it your way in August Vizio Co-Star teardown supplies the tech specs we never had Sony NSZ-GS7 Google TV review And then there were two. We're talking about standalone...

The least expensive Google TV ; OnLive ; App Tray menu overlay

No built-in IR emitter ; Awkward remote

At $99, the Co-Star is the least expensive way to get the Google TV experience, but the price doesn't come without trade-offs.

Sep, 2012

Expert review by: Jerry Hildenbrand (

Vizio Co-Star review


Will anyone ever get Google TV right?...

If you've bought one of these and it works, awesome. I hope you're having a blast with it. If you've bought one and it's not working very well, I hope Vizio can fix you up. Most importantly, if you haven't bought one of these, keep your hundred bucks.

Nov, 2012

Expert review by: Sam Biddle-, Gawker Media (

Vizio Co-Star: The Best of the Bad Google TV Boxes


Google TV is still confused, confusing, and not a very helpful thing to buy into your life. So far, the TV gadgets using it have been mediocre. Vizio's stab at Google TV, the Co-Star, is the best box yet—but will anyone care?


Nov, 2012

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