Vizio M507-G1 M7 Series TV 2020 Review

7.52 Mixed Usages
7.4 TV Shows:
7.9 HDR Movies:
7.6 HDR Gaming:
7.3 Sports( Considering Day Light)
7.4 PC Monitor ():
Release year: 2020 Rating: 4
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Screen Size Variation Under 55 Inches inch
Features: Smart TV , HDR , High Definition , CEC Enabled , Anti-glare , With Energy Saving Mode
Display Type: LED
Screen Design Flat Tv
Connectivity: HDMI , WiFi , USB , Ethernet , Bluetooth , Optical Audio , RF
Number Of HDMI Ports: 4
HDR HDR10 , HDR10+ , Dolby Vision , HLG
Refresh Rate: 120 Hz
Next Gen. Gaming Feature: VRR (Variable Refresh Rate) , ALLM (Auto Low Latency Mode) , eARC
TV Type Indoor
Special Feature: Quantum Dot Color, Full Array LED backlight, Dolby Vision, Clear Action 360, Spatial Scaling Engine, Vizio SmartCast Mobile app control, Voice Control Compatibility, Chromecast Built-in, 120Hz , UltraBright 400, 20 Local Dimming Zones, Built-in Wi-Fi
Supported Internet Services: Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hulu, YouTube, Vudu, Google Play Movies & TV, Disney+, Spotify, Pandora, iHeartRadio, CBS All Access, NBC, ESPN, HBO Now, Showtime, Starz


Screen Size: 50 inches
Display Type LED
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Screen Resolution (pixels): 3840 x 2160 pixels (4K Ultra HD)
Screen Refresh Rate: 120Hz
Viewing Angle 178 degree
Backlight Type: Full Array LED
Quantum Dot Color: 1 billion colors jump to life
Video Processing Technology: Octa-Core Processor
HDR (High Dynamic Range): Dolby Vision, HDR10, HLG


Contrast: Native Contrast 5,935 : 1, Contrast with local dimming 7,193 : 1
Brightness: peak brightness 400 nit's
Local Dimming: Yes with Active LED Zones® x16
Gray & Black Uniformity: 50% Std. Dev-3.122%, 50% DSE-0.175% & Native Std. Dev-0.689%, Std. Dev. w/ L.D-1.711%
Viewing Angle: 178 degree
Calibration: Pre White Balance dE-2.69, Color dE-2.07, Gamma-2.30, Color Temperature-6,635 K
Pixels & Motion:
Input Handling (480p and 720p): The M7 has the same upscaling issues as all recent Vizio TVs we've tested. 480p content,
Input Handling (1080p): 1080p content like Blu-rays looks great, almost as good as native 4k content.
Input Handling (4k): N/A
Color Gamut: Wide Color Gamut DCI P3 xy-96.86%, DCI P3 uv-97.97% & Rec 2020 xy-77.80% Rec 2020 uv-83.72%
Color Volume: : N/A
Gradient & Response Time: Gradient Color Depth 10 Bit Red (Std. Dev.) 0.102 & 16.2 ms
Supported Resolutions: 480p, 720p, 1080p, 4K
Interface: Vizio M507-G1


Numbers of HDMI: 4
HDMI Version 2.0
Audio Return Channel 0
Optical Digital Audio Output: 1
Component Video Inputs: 0
Composite Video Inputs: 0
3.5mm Composite A/V Inputs: 0
RF Inputs: 1
USB Ports: 2
Analog Audio/Headphone Output: 1


HDR10: Yes
HDR10+ : Yes
Dolby Vision: Yes
HLG : Yes
HDMI 2.0 : Yes (HDMI 1,2,3,4)
HDMI 2.1 : No
CEC Enabled: Yes
HDCP 2.2: Yes (HDMI 1,2,3,4)
ATSC Tuner: 1.0
USB 3.0 : N/A
Variable Analog Audio Out: Yes
Wi-Fi : Yes 802.11ac Dual Band


eARC: Dolby Atmos Over Dolby Digital Plus : Yes
eARC: Dolby Digital Plus 7.1 : Yes
eARC: LPCM 7.1 Over Dolby MAT: N/A
eARC: Dolby TrueHD 7.1 : Yes
eARC: DTS:X Over DTS-HD Master Audio: Yes
eARC: DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1: Yes
eARC: LPCM Channels (Bitstream) : 2.0
ARC: Dolby Digital 5.1 Yes
ARC: DTS 5.1 Yes
Optical: Dolby Digital 5.1: Yes
Optical: DTS 5.1 : Yes


Built-in Speakers: Downward-firing
Voice Clarity: Average (60-70%) May struggle at higher volumes
Distortion: Potential at higher volumes (above 50%)
Frequency Response: Low-Frequency Extension 126.99 Hz
Bass: Minimal low-frequency response (below 70Hz)
Soundstage: 1
Dolby Atmos Support: Supported (but limited by built-in speakers)
Audio Passthrough: Audio passthrough via HDMI eARC allows you to connect a soundbar or receiver that can decode and deliver Dolby Atmos for a more immersive experience.
Recommendation: For a significant improvement in sound quality, a soundbar is highly recommended. Soundbars offer better soundstage, stronger bass, and overall clarity compared to built-in TV speakers.


Cast Capable Yes
USB Drive Playback Yes
USB Drive HDR Playback Yes
HDR in Netflix Yes
HDR in YouTube Yes
Apps Navigation Average


Operating System Vizio M507-G1
CPU / Processor Quad-core processor
Graphic Processor / GPU 4 core GPU
Storage N/A
Chromecast Built-in
Alexa Built-in


PS5 Compatibility: Yes
Xbox Series X |S Compatibility Yes
Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM): Yes
Variable Refresh Rate (VRR): Yes
Input Lag: 15.5ms
HDR: Yes
High Frame Rate (HFR): HDR10, HDR10+, HLG
Additional Features: Gaming mode


Voice Control Yes
Universal Remote Support for HDMI Device Yes
Universal Remote Support for non-HDMI Device N/A
Remote App SmartCast Mobile , VIZIO Mobile


Dimensions 44.08 x 27.98 x 10.04 with Stand
Style The Vizio M7 Series Quantum's design is decent and resembles the other Vizio M Series Quantum 2019. It has a small stand that supports the TV well but can't prevent all wobble.
Back & Borders: Mount Pattern 200mm x 200mm &
Thickness: Max Thickness 2.87
Build Quality: The metal portions of the back feel well-built, but there's a bit of flex to the plastic portions that cover the electronics.
Longevity: Depends on usage patterns, but generally 5-7 years
Stand: Footprint of the \50-inch stand in the configuration shown: 47.6
Included Components: Power Cable, Remote Control, Stand


TV Shows: 7.4
HDR Movies: 7.9
HDR Gaming: 7.6
Sports( Considering Day Light) 7.3
PC Monitor (): 7.4
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