Now cool It’s time to grab a brand new TV. We’ve been testing the latest and greatest models all year, but we’re just starting to see the first discounts on the best 2021 models. Whether you’re watching college football on Saturday, the new season of HBO begins Succession, Or play your new Nintendo Switch OLED On the big screen, here are some great discounts to upgrade your viewing experience at home.
Updated November 19: We’ve added the Hisense U8G, and we’ll continue to update this post as Black Friday approaches.
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middle class TVs
This is the place for most TV buyers, as you’ll find great technology and good interfaces at relatively low prices.
5 series are Best TV Less than $500. You get a quantum dot display, Android TV interface, and Alexa compatibility. Plus, the built-in voice control makes it easy to search for your favorite content. Often it comes down to this price.
If you want something a little bigger than the TCL above, this model from Samsung is a solid choice. I like that it has Alexa on board, so you can set timers and ask about the weather. (You can turn Alexa off if you don’t want to use it.)
Hisense may be a lesser known brand, but they actually make some great TVs. Take this U8G, for example. You get the color of the quantum dot, Enhanced IMAX Certification, and Android TV built-in. Hisense’s ULED backlight technology is also excellent, providing plenty of brightness for well-lit rooms.
Sony’s 48-inch OLED display delivers stunning picture quality, with the inky black colors that OLED is known for. The only downside to this is that it lacks the ability to play 4K video at 120 Hz, which means you probably don’t want to pair it up with Sony’s Playstation 5 if you’re looking for the best possible gaming experience.
Are you looking for a huge screen to watch your favorite teams or TV shows? These are two good options.
Samsung’s 75-inch quantum dot technology makes it bright and vibrant, ideal for larger living rooms with windows. I also like the center stand, which allows the giant TV to fit into standard size TV consoles.
Sony is another great big TV maker, and that comes with Android TV Built-in, plus Alexa compatibility for easy searching. It also has Sony’s great MotionFlow XR technology, which helps clarify high-speed objects like players and balls when watching sports, and all the onscreen action while playing. The 85-inch model is also On sale for $2000 ($500 discount).
Watch high quality
After a long term upgrade? Here are the best deals on some of the most beautiful TVs on the market.
This is Samsung’s flagship 4K, and it’s a great looking TV (8/10, WIRED RECOMMEND). The mini-LED backlighting combines with the company’s Neo QLED quantum dot technology to make it the best screen we’ve seen in bright rooms (and one of the best we’ve seen in dark rooms).
If you have a dark room to watch (or any room at all, really), the C1 is the most beautiful TV I’ve seen this year (8/10, WIRED RECOMMEND). It’s also great for gamers, thanks to the HDMI 2.1 and a . inputs 120Hz refresh rate Provides ultra-smooth movement on the screen.
Early Black Friday Sales Pages
Want to browse sales on your own? Here are some places with early Black Friday deals. Be sure to check out our many Buying guides And gift guides for additional ideas.
- Amazon sale
- target saleAnd Coupons
- Wal-Mart SellAnd Coupons
- Bed, bathroom and aftermarketAnd Coupons
- REI Get Up Get Out Sale
- Best Selling SellingAnd Coupons
- Sell QvCAnd Coupons
- kohlAnd Coupons
- Sell MoosejawAnd Coupons
- Adorama CelAnd Coupons
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