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VIZIO WatchFree+ Review

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WatchFree+ is VIZIO’s free streaming service, available on its SmartCast TVs. There are hundreds of free channels, providing immediate access to live and local programming and a wide library ranging from thousands of movies, news, sports, music, kids & family, multicultural, and more. Top channels include CNN, FOX Sports, Hallmark, ION Plus, LEGO Channel, MLB, NBC News Now, and Stories by AMC.

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Review

We tested VIZIO WatchFree+ and other subscription streaming services for more than 100 hours. VIZIO WatchFree+ is compatible with VIZIO Smart TV.


Content

Originals

Channels exclusive to WatchFree+ are VIZIO Fork & Flight and VIZIO Investigation.

TV Shows

Users have access to new channels developed by VIZIO that are centered around food, travel, crime, as well as categories like seasonal programming, themed collections, anime, gaming, sports, reality TV, and more. Top channels include CNN, FOX Sports, Hallmark, ION Plus, LEGO Channel, MLB, NBC News Now, and Stories by AMC.

Movies

The free service has more than 5,000 hours of on demand programming across genres including action, romance, comedy, family entertainment, crime, and more. The extensive library contains titles like “Confessions of a Shopaholic,” “Alien Resurrection,” Southpaw,” “The Founder,” “Lion,” “The Lazarus Effect,” and “The Woman in Black 2.”

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Features

Parental Controls

VIZIO WatchFree+ has some parental controls to help restrict content.

Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV+, Disney+, Netflix, Paramount Plus and Star also have parental control features.

Ads

VIZIO WatchFree+ displays ads while watching content.

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Compatible Devices

VIZIO WatchFree+ is compatible with these devices:

VIZIO WatchFree+ is not compatible with Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Roku, Android TV, iPhone/iPad, Android Phone/Tablet, Mac, Windows, PlayStation, Xbox, Nintendo, LG Smart TV, Samsung Smart TV or Sony Smart TV devices.

  • VIZIO Smart TV

  • Amazon Fire TV
  • Apple TV
  • Google Chromecast
  • Roku
  • Android TV
  • iPhone/iPad
  • Android Phone/Tablet
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • PlayStation
  • Xbox
  • Nintendo
  • LG Smart TV
  • Samsung Smart TV
  • Sony Smart TV
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Tech Specs

4K
1080p
720p

1080p HD
(Up to 4K UHD)

Most video streams are in 1080p HD. Some video streams are available in 4K UHD.

Stereo Sound
Some Surround

Stereo/Surround Sound

Most content has stereo audio, with some content available in surround sound.

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DIRECTV STREAM Cash Back

Let us know your e-mail address to send your $50 Amazon Gift Card when you sign up for DIRECTV STREAM.

You will receive it ~2 weeks after you complete your first month of service.

Sling TV Cash Back

Let us know your e-mail address to send your $25 Uber Eats Gift Card when you sign up for Sling TV.

You will receive it ~2 weeks after you complete your first month of service.

Hulu Live TV Cash Back

Let us know your e-mail address to send your $35 Amazon Gift Card when you sign up for Hulu Live TV.

You will receive it ~2 weeks after you complete your first month of service.