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2013 Product of the Year Entrant

VIZIO Co-Star Stream Player

MSRP: $99.99

The VIZIO Co-Star integrates live TV with apps and the web, all in a little black box you can plug into any TV. It streams entertainment in Full HD: movies, music, and games. It's 3D-ready and has built in WiFi and Bluetooth. The Co-Star has a custom easy-to-use interface that enhances any existing HDTV with thousands of apps, Google Chrome Web browsing and the best in streaming entertainment. Co-Star packs the power to deliver the ultimate entertainment upgrade for any HDTV.

The Co-Star features a full Internet browser with the blazing fast Google Chrome®. Combining live TV, the Web and apps into one experience, it allows you to search and access content from all of them without interrupting your viewing. With support for Adobe Flash Player™ and HTML 5 means you can access any of the popular Flash or HTML 5 enabled sites without limits. The Co-Star takes the entertainment experience to the next level like no other stream player before. With access to thousands of apps, including favorites like Netflix™, Amazon Instant Video, and iHeartRadio™.

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Cloud Gaming: The VIZIO Co-Star is the first stream player to offer video games on demand through the OnLive™ Game Service. OnLive cloud gaming allows users to demo and play hundreds of top-tier video games instantly via their Co-Star, eliminating the need for a separate game console.

Price Tag: At $99 MSRP, the Co-Star is one of the best value streaming players on the market and easily transforms any HDTV into a smart TV instantly.

HDMI Pass-through: VIZIO Co-Star features HDMI pass through enabling users to overlay Google TV apps on top of live TV via Co-Star's HDMI input.


Advanced Technology: The VIZIO Co-Star incorporates a number of power user features intended to satisfy the variety of user demands, starting with support for 1080p Full HD and 3D entertainment. Built-in 802.11n WiFi provides easy wireless Internet access without unsightly wires, and thanks to the USB port, you can connect storage devices, keyboards and other peripherals. The VIZIO Co-Star also enables viewers to enjoy photos, music, and movies from any DLNA-enabled phone, tablet, or computer on the TV screen.

Multitasking Remote: The VIZIO Co-Star includes a universal IR/Bluetooth™ remote with an innovative touchpad that lets you touch, tap, scroll and drag. A full QWERTY keyboard helps users search for their favorite entertainment. The built-in IR blaster provides universal functionally, making it easy to control all your home entertainment devices with one remote. Using the Picture-in-Picture button, you can surf the web while watching your favorite TV show. When you're ready to switch apps, the V button quickly moves to another already-running app.

Company Info

VIZIO, Inc. was founded in 2002 by William Wang with the idea that everyone deserves to own the latest technology. Mr. Wang’s first two employees, Laynie Newsome and Ken Lowe, were honored as co-founders and eight years later are still hard at work taking entertainment freedom by storm! By providing a myriad of high definition entertainment options and unmatchable value, VIZIO has grown to over 160 employees and remains the first American brand in over a decade to lead in U.S. LCD HDTV sales.

VIZIO’s uncompromised technology and incredible value has continued to make us America’s Best Selling LED LCD HDTV and the industry leader in sales growth through the 2nd quarter of 2010,* as well as the Highest Rated LCD HDTV of 2010.** VIZIO’s lineup can provide an even greater value with our efficient LED backlit TVs that exceed current ENERGY STAR® 4.1 Guidelines by at least 15%***.  So whether you are looking for entertainment essentials with our E Series, sleek design with the M Series, or ultimate performance with the XVT Series, VIZIO has the perfect solution to exceed all of your entertainment needs.  Combined with 3D, VIZIO Internet Apps™, Wireless HD Audio, full array TruLED™ and edge lit Razor LED™ displays, we truly give you the freedom to fearlessly expand your entertainment world.

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*Source: The NPD Group/Retail Tracking Service, units sold

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*** Source: Quixel Research units sold Q3 2013
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