Black Friday 2016 is going to be the best time for you to buy a 4K TV or Smart TV this year. The key is trying to figure out which 4K TV deals and sales are actually once-a-year steals, and which Black Friday deals are just old technology dressed up to make room for new models. That’s where we, the professionals, come in.
We’re also going above and beyond to give you deals that exist online (not just at stores), leaving you free to actually enjoy the holidays instead of waiting at a Walmart or Best Buy before the doors open on Thanksgiving. Even better news is that some of the deals actually start Thursday, a full 24-hours before Black Friday officially begins.
1. 55-Inch Philips Smart 4K HDTV (Walmart)
Normal Price: $498
Black Friday Price: $198
You Save: $300
Product Description: Although the exact model number of the “55-Inch Philips 4K TV” advertised isn’t known exactly, industry professionals are pretty sure that it’s the Philips 55PFL5601/F7 55″, currently priced at almost $500. The TV has solid reviews thus far and should be your #1 target if you’re looking for an affordable, large TV.
It’s important to note that this is a Walmart Special Buy, meaning that it only becomes available online at a certain time. From what we can gather, this deal will be live starting on 11/24/2016 at 06:00 P.M. EST.
2. 55-Inch Samsung 4K Ultra HD Smart TV (BestBuy)
Normal Price: $799
Black Friday Price: $479
You Save: $320
Description: Although you’re not really saving a ton of money on this Black Friday deal, this is a great deal for a TV. This deal goes live at 12:01 A.M. EST on 11/23/2016, so act quickly.
3. Sony XBR55X850D 55-Inch 4K Ultra HD Smart TV (Amazon)
Normal Price: $1198
Black Friday Price: $898
You Save: $300
Description: Tech site BGR call this is one of the best 4K TVs they’ve ever laid their hands on.
This deal is actually going on now, so don’t even wait for Black Friday. Just click and get saving.
4. 50-Inch Samsung 4K TV (Target)
Normal Price: $749.99
Black Friday Price: $397.99
You Save: $352.00
Description: This deal has been announced by Target via their ad circular that was leaked earlier this week, but it’s not exactly known which model they’ve decided to sell. All that matters, though, is that you’re saving almost 50% on a brand name 4K TV that’s probably bigger than what you’re working with now.