Vizio SV370XVT LCD HDTV First Impressions Review

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Tour & Design

Tour & Design Summary
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Front


The SV370XVT has a matte finish to its screen. Its bezel is made of glossy, black plastic. The underside of the bezel is comprised of two long, thin speakers, at the center of which is a convex metal hub.

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  • Our intrepid photographer demonstrates the screen's light diffusion capabilities. *

Back


We couldn't get a great shot of the back of the TV because of the cramped quarters. The back of the TV has a small set of ports, off to the right side and the power port is towards the left.

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  • You really aren't missing a lot by not having a full back view. *

Sides


There is exactly one interesting feature on the bottom of either side of the TV. The right side has a USB port and the left side has a giant power button. There are no other on-set controls at the moment, but since this is a pre-production TV, this could change.

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  • The symmetry is pleasing, but if this design sticks and you run out of batteries, you're pretty much stuck with whatever channel you're on.  *

Stand/Mount


The stand is shaped like the Star Fleet insignia, only it's made out of glossy, black plastic. It matches the bezel.

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  • It also looks like a lobster claw from certain angles. *

Aesthetics


The TV looks plain, overall. The glossy black and matte finish don't say much, although the way the TV handles the speakers looks nice. The plastic on this preproduction unit looked a bit cheap, though. Hopefully the final version will use a slightly higher grade.

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Sections

  1. Tour & Design
  2. Performance Features
  3. Connectivity & Media
  4. Controls, Menu & Remote
  5. Conclusion
  6. Series Comparison

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