Vizio's VP505XVT 50-Inch 1080p Plasma TV Will Cost $1,600, Use Panasonic Panel

Part of Vizio's new XVT premium line, the 50-inch VP505XVT plasma known in a past life as the VP504F, actually uses Panasonic panels, meaning it'll have something in common with future versions of Pioneer's top-of-the-line Kuro sets. Yes, the plasma universe is collapsing upon itself as we speak, though for not that… »7/23/08 9:05am7/23/08 9:05am

Vizio Black Tie XVT 120Hz LCDs Out Soon; Wal-Mart Getting 120Hz By Next Year

Vizio's 120Hz LCD TVs from CES are not vapor, instead coalescing into very real products. The 47- and 42-inch sets-rebranded "Black Tie" as part of the company's new performance XVT line-will be available in just a couple weeks for $1,500 and $1,200 MSRP, at street prices of around 1,400 and $1,100 respectively. I… »7/23/08 9:00am7/23/08 9:00am