Vizio M221NV 22-inch LED TV with Internet and WiFi
The Vizio M221NV LED TV is a 22-inch LED HDTV featuring 1080p resolution, VIA™ – VIZIO Internet Apps™, built-in WiFi, and Razor LED-Direct Type LED Backlight Technology. The M221NV is one of very few 22-inch 1080p LED HDTVs on the market and can be used as a PC monitor as well. Connectivity includes 2 HDMI inputs.
The M221NV is the new version of the M220NV with the addition of Ambient lighting which can adjust the pictures of TV according to the light conditions of the room.
Vizio Internet Apps and built-in WiFi allow the easy access of some of the best Internet content to your HDTV without mess wires. Vizio streaming media includes Netflix, Amazon video on demand and Vudu video; music services such as Rhapsody and Pandora. However, there is no Youtube and it does not offer streaming of your own music, photos, and video via a home network (DLNA) or USB stick. Vizio says it will add this function during the holiday season of 2010.
Vizio apps include Yahoo widgets, Facebook, Twitter, Picasa and Flickr, Weather, News, Sports and Stocks. But it does not have Skype.
Key features from Manufacturer’s description
- VIA™ (VIZIO INTERNET APPS)
Easily connect to the Internet and stream movies and TV shows, listen to music and get the latest news, sports and weather.
- WI-FI TECHNOLOGY
The latest 802.11n Wireless Networking is built-in making connecting to the Internet quick and easy.
- Ambient Lighting
Energy efficient sensors auto-adjust brightness for the perfect picture regardless of room conditions.
- RAZOR THIN STYLING
Less than a 2.1” profile*, it’s simply amazing!
- RAZOR LED
Razor LED – This Mercury Free, Energy Efficient, Razor Thin HDTV achieves a 50,000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio giving you deeper blacks and brighter whites – 450 nits brightness.
- DYNAMIC CONTRAST RATIO
50,000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio delivers deeper blacks and brighter whites through contrast and dimensions.
- 1080P FULL HD
Full 1080P High Definition resolution gives you over 2 million pixels, making the clarity and detail of your picture razor sharp
- SRS TRUVOLUME™
Limits volume inconsistencies between programming.
- SRS TRUSURROUND HD™
Delivers immersive virtual high definition surround sound.
- ECO HD™
ECO HD™ exceeds the current ENERGY STAR® Television Guidelines Version 4.1**, saving you money on your utility bills while limiting the impact on our planet.
- MERCURY FREE
The display’s backlight is environmentally-friendly due to the fact that LED edge lights do not utilize mercury, an environmentally harmful substance.