• Remote well backlit
  • Has picture-in-picture


  • Configuration menus are confusing
  • Unimpressive sound

At A Glance

The Vizio VF550XVT carries a reasonable price, but its image, sound, and extra features don't add up to a very good HDTV.

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The Specs

Broadcast Format Supported
  • 1080i
  • 1080p
  • 720p
Brightness 500.0 lumens
Display size 55.0 inches
Contrast ratio 50,000:1
Display type LCD
Pitch 0.54 mm
Horizontal viewing angle 178.0 ∞
Vertical viewing angle 178.0 ∞
Response time 5.0
General Information
UPC Code 845226001925
Ports and Connections
S-Video-In S-Video (Input)
Audio Input RCA Audio (Input x5)
  • HDMI (Input x5)
  • HDMI (Input) Input
Audio Digital Optical Digital Optical Audio (Output)
Component Video Component (Input x2)
Audio Output RCA Audio (Output)