Vizio PQ65-F1 Review and Specs

Vizio PQ65-F1 (USA version)

SCORE:
66

Highlights

  • 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) LCD Display
  • HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG support
  • Full Array Local Dimming
  • Quantum Color Spectrum
  • VM50 Processor
  • Ethernet, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth

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Vizio PQ65-F1 Overview

Vizio PQ65-F1 was introduced in 2018. It has a LCD screen with 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) resolution and 200 Hz/240 Hz refresh rate. The TV is HDR compatible and can reach 2000 nits of peak brightness. It supports HDR10, Dolby Vision and HLG. Its powerful VM50 picture processor guarantees a high quality upscaling of any low resolution source to 4K UHD (3840 x 2160).

We give Vizio PQ65-F1 TV 66 overall score out of 100. Our ranking system is based on the display specifications, video, audio and other features, connectivity and format support.

DISPLAY
70
VIDEO FEATURES
72
AUDIO FEATURES
70
OTHER FEATURES
35
CONNECTIVITY
75
FORMAT SUPPORT
47
OVERALL
66

Pros and Cons

In this section we highlight pros and cons of Vizio PQ65-F1.

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

Selected Features

QLED Display with VA Panel

Vizio PQ65-F1 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 PQ65-F1.

BASICS
BrandVizio
CountryUSA
Series 2P Quantum
ModelPQ65-F1
Release Year2018
Size65"
Smart TVYes
DISPLAY
Actual Size (Diagonal)64.5"
Resolution4K UHD (3840 x 2160)
Refresh Rate200 Hz/240 Hz
Screen DesignFlat
Display TypeLCD
Panel TypeVA
Backlight TypeQLED
LED TypeDirect LED
Backlight DimmingFull Array Local Dimming
Backlight NameFull Array LED
Dimming NameActive Full Array™ Max
Number of Local Dimming Zones192
ColorQuantum Color Spectrum
Viewing AngleNo
Panel Bit Depth10 bits
Color Depth1.07 billion
Rec.2020 Color Space Coverage80%
DCI P3 Color Space Coverage100%
Brightness800 nits
Peak Brightness2000 nits
Contrast Ratio6000∶1
Dynamic Contrast Ratio50000000∶1
Minimum Response Time4 ms
Input Lag10 ms
VIDEO
3D CapabilityNo
HDR10Yes
HDR10+No
Dolby VisionYes
Dolby Vision IQNo
HLGYes
Advanced HDR by Technicolor®No
IMAX EnhancedNo
AMD Freesync™No
NVidia G-SyncNo
4K HFRNo
2K HFRNo
VRRNo
HGIG CompatibilityNo
Picture ProcessorVM50
UpscalingSpatial Scaling Engine™
Frame Interploation TechniqueClear Action™
Frame Interpolation Frequency960 Hz
Black Frame InsertionYes
Filmmaker ModeNo
Auto Low Latency ModeNo
AUDIO
Speaker Power Rating2 x 10 W
Dolby Digital PlusYes
DTS StudioSound™Yes II
DTS TruSurroundYes
DTS TruVolume™Yes
WiSA ReadyNo
CONNECTIVITY
Ethernet InputYes
Wi-FiYes
Wi-Fi Frequency2.4 GHz, 5 GHz
Wi-Fi ProtocolIEEE802.11ac/a/b/g/n
BluetoothYes
ChromecastYes Built-In
Google HomeNo
Virtual AssistantYes Google Assistant
Works with AlexaYes
HDMI Inputs5
HDMI Version2.0a
HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC)Yes
HDCP Version2.2
HDMI-CECYes
USB Inputs1
USB 3.0 PortsNo
RF (Terrestrial / Cable ) Inputs1
IF (Satellite) InputsNo
Component Inputs1
Composite Inputs1
RCA Audio OutputsYes
3.5mm headphone Audio OutputNo
Optical Audio OutputYes
RS-232C RemoteNo
DLNAYes
OTHER
SoCV8 Octa-Core Processor
CPU Cores4
Operating SystemVIZIO SmartCast™
Voice CommandYes
Mobile AppVizio SmartCast Mobile™ app
TeletextNo
On-Screen Display LanguagesEnglish, Spanish, French
VIDEO FORMATS
3GPPYes
AV1No
AVIYes
ASFNo
DivXYes
Flash VideoNo
H.263Yes
H.264Yes
H.265Yes
MKVYes
M2TSNo
MP4No
MPEG-4No
QuickTimeYes
RealVideoNo
TSYes
VC-1No
VP7No
VP8No
VP9Yes
VOBNo
VRONo
WebMNo
WMVYes
XvidYes
AUDIO FORMATS
AACYes
AC4No
AIFFNo
ALACNo
APENo
aptXNo
eAAC+Yes
EAC3No
FLACYes
HE-AACNo
LPCMNo
M4AYes
MIDIYes
MP2No
MP3Yes
OGGYes
RealAudioNo
WMAYes
WAVYes
IMAGE FORMATS
BMPNo
GIFYes
JPEGYes
JPSNo
MPONo
PNGYes
TUNER
Digital TunerYes 1
SAT TunerNo
Analog TunerNTSC-M
NEXTGEN TV (ATSC 3.0)No
Digital Terrestrial TV SystemATSC
Digital Cable TV SystemClear QAM
Color systemNTSC / PAL / SECAM
GENERAL
Power SupplyAC 120 V, 60 Hz
Power Consumption (Typical)240 W
Power Consumption (In Standby)0.5 W
Dimension Without Stand (W x H x D)56.96" x 32.72" x 2.72"
1446.8 mm x 831.1 mm x 69.1 mm
Dimension With Stand (W x H x D)56.96" x 35.11" x 11.81"
1446.8 mm x 891.8 mm x 300.0 mm
Dimension of Package (W x H x D)64.76" x 8.11" x 38.54"
1644.9 mm x 206.0 mm x 978.9 mm
VESA Wall MountYes
VESA Hole Pitch (W x H)400 mm x 400 mm
Weight Without Stand54.06 lbs / 24.52 kg
Weight With Stand54.90 lbs / 24.90 kg
Weight of Package (Gross)88.11 lbs / 39.97 kg
ACCESSORIES
RemoteXRT136
WARRANTY
Warranty1 Year Parts & Labor

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