VIZIO Tablet to shake up the marketplace


VIZIO announced the new VIZIO 8″ Tablet with WiFi is
arriving at retailers in the U.S. As part of VIZIO’s continued commitment to
deliver great technology at a superior value, the sleek, feature-filled,
Android-powered VIZIO Tablet is now available at Sam’s Club, Walmart, Costco,
Amazon, and other VIZIO retailers at a breakthrough price of $299.


The VIZIO Tablet features VIZIO Internet Apps Plus which
combines the latest technologies with a unified, easy-to-use and fun user
interface across select future VIZIO HDTV’s, Blu-ray players and other devices
further differentiating the sleek VIZIO Tablet.  


In addition, the new Tablet is able to control nearly
every element of a user’s home theater with a universal remote app and includes
a built-in HDMI port with HDCP support for content protected HD playback on the
big screen.


“We are excited that VIZIO is listening, once again,
to what the marketplace is asking for with a high performance sub $300 Tablet.
VIZIO’s reputation is built on affordable technology and entertainment and this
product is expected to generate a strong consumer response,” said Tim
Farmer, Costco.  


By offering cutting edge technology and exceptional
features at a competitive category price, the VIZIO Tablet is ideal
for a wide range of users.  With support for Adobe Flash, casual gamers,
movie, TV and music enthusiasts are able to enjoy rich content and applications
on the go.


It also comes equipped with a unique three-speaker
configuration, strategically placed for stereo sound in landscape or portrait


Additionally, parents looking to entertain their children
on-the-go can quickly access the Android Market which gives access to hundreds
of thousands of apps, including educational programs, games and eBooks.


With back-to-school season in full swing, students will
also find the sleek VIZIO Tablet an ideal and fun compliment to a busy year as
it makes checking email, news and social networks as simple as ever.


Multiple storage options make saving assignments and
downloading music a breeze with a MicroSD slot that allows consumers the
freedom to expand memory up to 32GB for optimal organization and entertainment.


“VIZIO set out to build an innovative tablet that
breaks new ground and addresses the gaps in current offerings in the
market,” said Matt McRae, Chief Technology Officer, VIZIO.


The VIZIO Tablet offers a superior multimedia experience
with its three speaker design, home theater integration with IR, and a perfect
size for typing, eBooks, gaming and portability.  These innovations and
ground breaking price push the category forward and deliver on its brand
promise of Entertainment Freedom for All.


By Team
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