Since early last year (2016), Vizio, a world leader in consumer television/video display systems, has been phasing out the production of television sets with tuners and moving toward the production video display systems without tuners.
Tunerless displays, is the legal term, in order to bypass the federal government's requirement that all TVs have a tuner capable of tuning in local over the air television channels. Removing the capability of an RF connection qualifies the devices as displays, rather than television sets. Basically, all displays that are 4K/UHD capable and are equiped with Vizio's smartcast system are display units, or tunerless TVs.
Complete imformation isn't quite transparent, however, keeping in mind the difference between the terms "TV" and "Display", it appears that the "M" series and the "P" series are all smartcast capable so, are displays and are tunerless. The 32" version of the new Vizio "E" series is a smart TV, but all units of a larger size (43" and up) are smart displays and come with Smartcast. All sizes of the Vizio "D" series are smart TVs, without Smartcast, Some models, but not all, are available with 4K/UHD. I think sales will drive Vizio's decision as to whether to keep the series "D" sets on the market, or to convert them to displays.
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