Vizio Co-Star Google TV Stream Player Review | Product Summary
Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Vizio Co-Star Google TV Stream Player Review

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The VIZIO Co-Star turns any HDTV into the ultimate smart TV with 1080p and 3D support; Co-Star offers the distinct advantage of connecting to a cable or satellite box and this eature allows viewers to enjoy full screen web browsing with Adobe Flash Player and HTML 5, access to entertainment apps such as the OnLive Game Service, Netflix, YouTube and more  without switching inputs or remotes thanks to the universal touchpad remote with keyboard. Connectivity for the box includes WiFi b/g/n and a single USB port for hard drives or other accessories, you can also stream content from other hardware via DLNA. August 14th is the current estimated shipping date and brings along its remote with QWERTY keyboard on the underside and integrated IR blaster.



VIZIO announced pre-order availability of its highly anticipated stream player , the VIZIO Co-Star with Google TV. Consumers can now visit VIZIO.com to pre-order the Co-Star for $99.99 (US) and take advantage of the limited-time offer of free shipping. The VIZIO Co-Star turns any HDTV into the ultimate smart TV. With 1080p and 3D support; Co-Star offers the distinct advantage of connecting to a cable or satellite box. This feature allows viewers to enjoy full screen web browsing with Adobe Flash Player and HTML 5, access to entertainment apps such as the OnLive Game Service, Netflix, YouTube and more without switching inputs or remotes thanks to the universal touchpad remote with keyboard. The VIZIO Co-Star is the first stream player to offer video games on demand. Through OnLive, users can demo, watch and play hundreds of top-tier video games directly from the "cloud," eliminating the need for an independent game console. In addition, the VIZIO Co-Star offers popular apps such as Amazon Instant Video, YouTube, iHeartRadio and more – all available for download through the Google Play Store. Online pre-order opens on July 24, 2012 at www.vizio.com/costar. The VIZIO Co-Star stream player will be available exclusively on VIZIO.com for $99.99 (US), with an introductory free-shipping offer, while supplies last.

Specs:
  • Audio / video player
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  • Netflix, Unbox (Amazon),...
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  • Pandora, Other
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  • h.264 / AVC, MPEG-4
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  • AAC, MP3, WMA
  • HDMI (1 outputs)
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  • 802.11 b, g, n
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  • 10/100 [Fast Ethernet]
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  • 1.6 x 4.2 x 4.2 in
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  • January 10, 2012

General

  • Audio / video player

Supported media

  • AAC, MP3, WMA
  • Yes
  • h.264 / AVC, MPEG-4
  • Yes

Services

  • Netflix, Unbox (Amazon), YouTube, Other
  • Pandora, Other
  • Picasa

Storage

  • 2.0 (1 ports)

Remote

  • Yes

Other features

  • Yes

Outputs

  • HDMI (1 outputs)

Inputs

  • Yes

Networking

  • 802.11 b, g, n
  • 10/100 [Fast Ethernet]
  • DLNA

Size & weight

  • 1.6 inches (h)
    4.2 inches (w)
    4.2 inches (d)
  • .66 pounds

Pricing & availability

  • Pre-release
  • January 10, 2012
  • $99.99 USD

One Response so far.

  1. Velten says:

    The VIZIO Co-Star turns any HDTV into the ultimate smart TV with 1080p ... aviziosmarttv.blogspot.com

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