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Vizio M551d-A2R

Vizio M551d-A2R
alaScore 89

29 reviews

Aug, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 29 reviews of Vizio M551d-A2R. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other TVs for all reviews. People really like the sound and reliability. The design and price also get good views. Views about the energy efficiency and usability are mixed. Many are critical about the remote control.

image quality, price, design, reliability, sound

remote control

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Vizio M551d-A2R is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Vizio M551d-A2R

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 user reviews of Vizio M551d-A2R from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other TVs on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the sound and size. The usability and price are also appreciated, whereas there are mixed comments on the energy efficiency and design. Many are critical about the reliability.

image quality, price, usability, size, sound

reliability

86% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: VIZIO M551d-A2R 55-Inch 1080p 3D Smart LED HDTV

Aug, 2015

Expert review by: Will Greenwald (pcmag.com)

Vizio M551D-A2R

 

The Vizio M551D-A2R is a surprisingly stylish, affordable LED-backlit HDTV that sports tons of features, good picture quality, and out-of-the-box 3D for eight people.

Good all-around performance. Solid 3D. Generous feature set

3D shows crosstalk when viewed too close or off-axis. Dark scenes can look slightly muddy

Vizio has once again produced a very good big-screen HDTV for a reasonable price. While the Vizio E601I-A3 proved that you can get a solid 60-inch screen for under a grand, the M551D-A2R proves that you can get a very good 55-inch, 3D-capable screen...

Jul, 2013

Expert review by: HDTV Solutions (hdtvsolutions.com)

VIZIO M551D-A2R

 

With the M551D-A2R, VIZIO has created an appealing 55-inch TV that delivers features, usability and performance at a competitive and tempting price.

Aug, 2013
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Expert review by: Will Greenwald (itreviews.co.uk)

Vizio M551D-A2R

 

The Vizio M551D-A2R is a surprisingly stylish, affordable LED-backlit HDTV that sports tons of features, good picture quality, and out-of-the-box 3D for eight people.

The M551D uses passive 3D and comes with a whopping eight pair of 3D glasses (with additional pairs available from Vizio starting at $17.99 for two), so you can have a 3D movie party out of the box if you have a 3D-capable Blu-ray player. I watched...

Aug, 2013

Consumer review by: IndustryWatch (costco.com)

Unbeatable Value

 

PROS:

Sep, 2013

Consumer review by: nearprairie (costco.com)

More cons than pros

 

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Aug, 2013

Consumer review by: Alias123 (costco.com)

Back to the Store in 2 Days

 

Half of the time the screen is pink and fuzzy when I turn the TV on. The other half of the time it works great. It is possible I just got a lemon. Given, the price, I expected more.

when it works the picture quality is great

half the time the screen is pink

Jul, 2013

Consumer review by: nottherighttv (costco.com)

Went to get a different one

 

I read all the info on http://www.costco.com/VIZIO-55”-Class-Razor-LED™-Smart-TV-with-Theater-3D®-E551D-A0.product.100041520.html and was ready to buy that one. Went to the store and the people in the store said no thats only a 2d tv. Glad I didnt get...

great pic awesome 3d and sound

none

Jul, 2013

Consumer review by: costcoguy1 (costco.com)

Least expensive for comparable specs compared with

 

I chose this over samsung because I needed something less expensive with all of the features. Compared with a Samsung with all features :1080p, 3D, 55", thin panel, Smart TV...this is cheaper by about $500. I just needed this for exercising P90X in the...

price

poor remote stand does not rotate

Jun, 2013