Vizio M50Q7-H1 Review and Specs

Vizio M50Q7-H1 (USA version)

SCORE:
74

Highlights

  • 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) LCD Display
  • HDR10, HDR10+, Dolby Vision, HLG support
  • Full Array Local Dimming
  • Quantum Color Spectrum
  • IQ Active™ with ProGaming Engine™ Processor
  • Ethernet, Wi-Fi

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Vizio M50Q7-H1 Overview

Vizio M50Q7-H1 was introduced in 2020. It has a LCD screen with 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) resolution and 48 - 60 Hz refresh rate. The TV is HDR compatible and can reach 600 nits of peak brightness. It supports HDR10, HDR10+, Dolby Vision and HLG. AMD Freesync™ allows TV to display variable refresh rate during gaming.

We give Vizio M50Q7-H1 TV 74 overall score out of 100. Our ranking system is based on the display specifications, video, audio and other features, connectivity and format support.

DISPLAY
74
VIDEO FEATURES
96
AUDIO FEATURES
46
OTHER FEATURES
37
CONNECTIVITY
74
FORMAT SUPPORT
52
OVERALL
74

Pros and Cons

In this section we highlight pros and cons of Vizio M50Q7-H1.

The TV has strengths such as Color Depth, Dynamic Contrast Ratio, HDR10, HDR10+, Dolby Vision, HLG, AMD Freesync™, VRR and Dolby Atmos. And it has weaknesses sush as Low Number of Local Dimming Zones, Limited Viewing Angle, no 3D Capability, no Advanced HDR by Technicolor®, no IMAX Enhanced, no NVidia G-Sync, no 4K HFR, no 2K HFR, no HGIG Compatibility, no Filmmaker Mode, DTS Digital Surround, no WiSA Ready and no NEXTGEN TV (ATSC 3.0).

PROS
Color Depth 👍
Dynamic Contrast Ratio 👍
HDR10 👍
HDR10+ 👍
Dolby Vision 👍
HLG 👍
AMD Freesync™ 👍
VRR 👍
Dolby Atmos 👍
CONS
Low Number of Local Dimming Zones 👎
Limited Viewing Angle 👎
No 3D Capability 👎
No Advanced HDR by Technicolor® 👎
No IMAX Enhanced 👎
No NVidia G-Sync 👎
No 4K HFR 👎
No 2K HFR 👎
No HGIG Compatibility 👎
No Filmmaker Mode 👎
DTS Digital Surround 👎
No WiSA Ready 👎
No NEXTGEN TV (ATSC 3.0) 👎

Major Changes from its predecessor

A predecessor of 2020 M Quantum series is 2019 M Quantum series. In this section we show major changes from the predecessor.

UPGRADES Vizio M50Q7-H1 Vizio M507-G1
HDR10+
AMD Freesync™
VRR

For this comparison we chose 50" version of the predecessor - model M507-G1. For more detailed comparison between the two please visit Vizio M50Q7-H1 vs Vizio M507-G1 where you can also choose different size and country models to compare.

Selected Features

QLED Display with VA Panel

Vizio M50Q7-H1 has a QLED display which is a LED backlight LCD display with additional semiconductor nanocrystal layer that can produce pure monochromatic red, green, and blue light. Quantum dot displays are capable of producing wider color gamut compared to OLED displays and can even achieve a full coverage of BT.2020 color gamut. And together with Vertical Alignment (VA) type panel their contrast is comparable to the OLED displays with nearly perfect black levels.

Full-Array Local Dimming

The TV has Full-Array Local Dimming technology with multiple zones throughout the display. Individual zones of LEDs can light up independently which enhances black levels, shadow details and decreases level of light bleed in dark parts of the image. This gives higher contrast with increased picture quality which is very important for HDR reproduction. Higher number of zones gives better control over local dimming and less blooming around the bright objects and subtitles.

Detailed Specifications

In this section we present all the features and specifications available for Vizio M50Q7-H1.

BASICS
BrandVizio
Country VersionUSA
SeriesM Quantum
ModelM50Q7-H1
Release Year2020
Size50"
Smart TV
DISPLAY
Actual Size (Diagonal)49.5"
Resolution4K UHD (3840 x 2160)
Refresh Rate48 - 60 Hz
Screen DesignFlat
Display TechnologyLCD
Panel TypeVA
Backlight TypeQLED
LED TypeDirect LED
Backlight DimmingFull Array Local Dimming
Backlight NameFull Array LED
Dimming NameActive Pixel Tuning™
Number of Local Dimming Zones16
ColorQuantum Color Spectrum
Viewing Angle
Panel Bit Depth10 bits
Color Depth1.07 billion
Peak Brightness600 nits
Dynamic Contrast Ratio5000000∶1
VIDEO
3D Capability
HDR10
HDR10+
Dolby Vision
Dolby Vision IQ
HLG
Advanced HDR by Technicolor®
IMAX Enhanced
AMD Freesync™
NVidia G-Sync
4K HFR
2K HFR
VRR
HGIG Compatibility
Picture ProcessorIQ Active™ with ProGaming Engine™
UpscalingSpatial Scaling Engine™
Frame Interploation TechniqueDynamic Motion
Frame Interpolation Frequency120 Hz
Black Frame Insertion
Filmmaker Mode
Auto Low Latency Mode
AUDIO
Speaker Power Rating2 x 10 W
Dolby Atmos
DTS Digital Surround
WiSA Ready
CONNECTIVITY
Ethernet Input
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Frequency2.4 GHz, 5 GHz
Wi-Fi ProtocolIEEE802.11ac/a/b/g/n
Bluetooth
Chromecast Built-In
Google Home
Virtual Assistant Google Assistant
Works with Alexa
HDMI Inputs4
HDMI Version2.1
HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) Enhanced
HDCP Version2.2
HDMI-CEC
USB Inputs1
USB 3.0 Ports
RF (Terrestrial / Cable ) Inputs1
IF (Satellite) Inputs
Component Inputs
Composite Inputs1
RCA Audio Outputs
3.5mm headphone Audio Output
Optical Audio Output
RS-232C Remote
DLNA
OTHER
Operating SystemVIZIO SmartCast™
Voice Command
Mobile AppVizio SmartCast Mobile™ app
Teletext
On-Screen Display LanguagesEnglish, Spanish, French
VIDEO FORMATS
3GPP
AV1
AVI
ASF
DivX
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
M2TS
MP4
MPEG-4
QuickTime
RealVideo
TS
VC-1
VP7
VP8
VP9
VOB
VRO
WebM
WMV
Xvid
AUDIO FORMATS
AAC
AC4
AIFF
ALAC
APE
aptX
eAAC+
EAC3
FLAC
HE-AAC
LPCM
M4A
MIDI
MP2
MP3
OGG
RealAudio
WMA
WAV
IMAGE FORMATS
BMP
GIF
JPEG
JPS
MPO
PNG
TUNER
Digital Tuner 1
SAT Tuner
Analog TunerNTSC-M
NEXTGEN TV (ATSC 3.0)
Digital Terrestrial TV SystemATSC
Digital Cable TV SystemClear QAM
Color systemNTSC / PAL / SECAM
GENERAL
Power SupplyAC 120 V, 60 Hz
Power Consumption (Typical)82 W
Power Consumption (In Standby)0.5 W
Dimension Without Stand (W x H x D)44" x 26" x 3"
1120mm x 650mm x72mm
Dimension With Stand (W x H x D)44" x 28" x 10"
1120mm x 711mm x255mm
Dimension of Package (W x H x D)49" x 32" x 6"
1240mm x 807mm x150mm
VESA Wall Mount
VESA Dimensions (W x H)200 mm x 200 mm
Wall mount screwM6
Weight Without Stand28lbs (13kg)
Weight With Stand28lbs (13kg)
Weight of Package (Gross)31lbs (14kg)
ACCESSORIES
RemoteXRT140
WARRANTY
Warranty1 Year Parts & Labor

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