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Black Friday 2021 is almost here, and TVs are one of the big-ticket items that shoppers should keep an eye on. Every year, a wide variety of brands and sizes drop to all-time lows for the event, making it the perfect time to upgrade your entertainment center or buy a spare set for a bedroom.
HD, 4K, and 8K TV models are already on sale ahead of the big day. Early deals can also be found across different display types, with price drops on both OLED and LCD TVs.
Keep scrolling to find some of the best early TV deals available now, plus answers to your Black Friday questions before the event officially kicks off on November 26.
The best Black Friday TV dealsLG 65-inch C1 OLED 4K TVLG’s C1 is one of the best 4K TVs you can buy. The OLED panel delivers incredible image quality with an infinite contrast ratio. This deal price matches the lowest we’ve seen so far.$1796.99 FROM AMAZONOriginally $2499.98 | Save 28%$1796.99 FROM WALMARTOriginally $2499.98 | Save 28%Samsung 65-inch QN90A Neo QLED 4K TVSamsung's QN90A offers some of the best overall picture of any 4K TV model.$1697.99 FROM AMAZONOriginally $2599.98 | Save 35%$1697.99 FROM WALMARTOriginally $2599.94 | Save 35%$1699.99 FROM BEST BUYOriginally $2099.98 | Save 19%Hisense 60" Class A6G Series LED 4K UHD Smart Android TVThe Hisense A6G is one of the most affordable 60-inch 4K TVs on the market, offering a big-picture experience for a budget-friendly price. $399.99 FROM BEST BUYOriginally $549.99 | Save 27%Sony 65-inch A80J OLED 4K TVSony's A80J is the premium TV champ when it comes to image accuracy, but it's a bit pricey.$1798.00 FROM AMAZONOriginally $2198.00 | Save 18%$1799.99 FROM BEST BUYOriginally $2299.98 | Save 22%Hisense 65-inch U8G 4K TVThe 65-inch Hisense U8G offers genuine flagship performance for a mid-range price.$998.08 FROM AMAZONOriginally $1249.99 | Save 20%$999.99 FROM BEST BUYOriginally $1249.99 | Save 20%Vizio 65-inch OLED 4K TVVizio's 65-inch 4K OLED TV offers all the OLED picture quality benefits that home theater fans love for less than the competition.$1499.99 FROM BEST BUYOriginally $1799.99 | Save 17%Hisense 65-inch U6G 4K TVThe Hisense U6G Android TV delivers solid streaming and image quality on a budget.$648.00 FROM AMAZONOriginally $849.99 | Save 24%$649.99 FROM BEST BUYOriginally $849.99 | Save 24%TCL 3 Series HDTV (40-inch)It doesn’t have 4K resolution or other advanced features, but the TCL 40-inch 3 Series HDTV is one of the most affordable 40-inch Roku TVs you can buy.$229.99 FROM AMAZONOriginally $349.99 | Save 34%$229.99 FROM BEST BUYOriginally $289.99 | Save 21%When is Black Friday 2021?
Black Friday 2021 officially begins on November 26, but many stores start offering deals much earlier than that.
We're already seeing retailers like Best Buy and Amazon drop prices on TVs in the lead-up to the holiday. We also expect many of the sales from Black Friday to carry into Cyber Monday — but stock may be limited.
Are Black Friday TV deals worth buying?
In short: absolutely. Black Friday brings some of the best prices we see all year on TVs of all price points, brands, and sizes. It's a rare chance to save big on options that seldom see discounts.
How to shop for a TV
Finding the right TV for your needs can be tricky. Prices vary a lot depending on the features and size you want. On the low-end, you can find smaller HDTVs for as little as $100 or less. When it comes to flagship 65-inch 4K models, prices can rise to $1,500 or more. Depending on how big the display is, the best 8K TVs can even cost in excess of $10,000.
Thankfully, there are a few simple guidelines you can follow to help narrow down your selection.
If you prioritize home theater performance for the best movie-watching experience, you'll want to opt for a 4K display with at least a 65-inch screen. The best 4K TVs use an OLED panel, or an advanced LED screen (often branded as QLED) with local dimming and quantum dots. These displays enable the highest contrast, deepest black levels, and brightest images for a gorgeous high dynamic range (HDR) picture.
For people who just want a no-fuss display that's suited for casual viewing, a smaller TV with a more budget-friendly LED panel should be more than fine. Though image performance won't be as impressive as more expensive models, there are plenty of cheap LED TVs with solid performance, including budget models that still manage to pack in 4K, HDR, and integrated smart TV streaming.
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