Best Black Friday TV deals: Lowest prices yet on 65-inch TCL 6-Series, LG C1 OLED

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Black Friday could also be recognized for super-cheap doorbusters, nevertheless it’s additionally the very best time of the yr to save lots of on TVs which might be truly, , good. A bit of over every week earlier than the large day arrives, a number of the greatest TVs on the market — just like the LG C1 OLED TV, the Samsung QN90A QLED and the 65-inch model of our favourite TV of the yr, the TCL 6-Series, are already at all-time lows. Of course cheaper TVs are on sale too, and because the Black Friday approaches we count on much more aggressive reductions on a wide range of screens huge and small. Retailers have already launched their Black Friday adverts and we have gone by means of them and added a number of the greatest upcoming offers beneath.This record will probably be up to date repeatedly, so maintain a watch on it.

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The TCL 6-Series Roku TV is the very best TV for the cash general that we have examined, and the 65-inch mannequin simply hit the bottom value of the yr at Amazon. The 6-Series options glorious image high quality due to mini-LED know-how and full-array native dimming. Though this TV technically debuted in 2020, the 6-Series remains to be thought of a present mannequin for 2021. Want one thing even larger? The 75-inch model continues to stay out there for the bottom value of the yr at $1,300. Note that the 55- and 65-inch sizes had been beforehand right down to $700, however the value on that dimension has gone up within the final couple of days. Perhaps prices will fall once more on the 55-inch dimension earlier than Black Friday, however there is no assure it’s going to.

Read our TCL 6-Series Roku TV assessment.


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LG’s C1 OLED TV is presently CNET’s choose for the very best TV for high-end customers. It provides ridiculously deep black ranges and punchy distinction that even the very best LCD and QLED TVs cannot match, in addition to cutting-edge gaming options corresponding to G-Sync and FreeSync VRR, 4K/120Hz enter and an all-new Game Optimizer mode with quite a few further settings. It’s additionally our favourite gaming TV to pair with an Xbox Series X or PlayStation 5 (or each).LG OLED48C1PUB, 48-inch: $1,097 (save $200)LG OLED55C1PUB, 55-inch: $1,297 (save $203)LG OLED65C1PUB, 65-inch: $1,797 (save $703)LG OLED77C1PUB, 77-inch: $2,897 (save $903)LG OLED83C1PUA, 83-inch: $4,997 (save $500)

Read our LG C1 OLED TV assessment.


Read extra: LG C1 OLED TV on sale: Save as much as $1,000 on our favourite high-end TV

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Speaking of high-end TVs, Samsung’s QN90A TV is one other considered one of our favorites that simply bought a Black Friday value lower. This TV makes use of QLED TV tech augmented by mini-LED for a brighter picture than any OLED TV. The spectacular distinction of OLED nonetheless received out in my side-by-side checks, so I nonetheless suggest the LG C1 general, however the QN90A comes nearer than ever. And within the 85-inch dimension, this Samsung prices lots lower than the 83-inch C1.Samsung QN50QN90A, 50-inch: $1,198 (save $302)Samsung QN55QN90A, 55-inch: $1,298 (save $502)Samsung QN65QN90A, 65-inch: $1,698 (save $703)Samsung QN75QN90A, 75-inch: $2,598 (save $902)Samsung QN85QN90A, 85-inch: $3,298 (save $1,702)

Read our Samsung QN90A assessment.


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This midrange TV is just about the baseline for superb picture high quality. It’s one of many least costly TVs with full-array native dimming, which lets it serve up handsome excessive dynamic vary video, and in addition has variable refresh fee for gaming. We did not prefer it as a lot because the TCL in our side-by-side comparability, nevertheless it does price much less.Currently the very best low cost on the MQ7 collection is the 58-inch dimension at Amazon, and whereas that value remains to be $50 greater than its all-time low, it is nonetheless a wonderful worth. The different sizes had been on sale lately, however these prices have expired for now.

Read our Vizio M7-Series Quantum assessment.



We have not reviewed this specific Fire TV, however based mostly on its specs we count on image high quality that is much like the Toshiba C350, which we’ve got reviewed. Long story quick: Expect fairly fundamental image high quality. The enchantment of the Omni is the truth that you possibly can difficulty Alexa voice instructions into skinny air and the TV will reply. That’s as a result of it has built-in mics, so it is principally an Echo speaker with a giant display screen. In addition to different customary Fire TV sensible options, the Omni will quickly work with Apple AirPlay.For Black Friday, Amazon knocked $150 off the worth of the 50- and 55-inch sizes.The Omni collection can be out there in 43-, 65- and 75-inch sizes, however they don’t seem to be presently discounted.

Read extra in regards to the Amazon Fire TV Omni collection.



We have not reviewed this TV, however based mostly on its specs it most likely will not ship almost pretty much as good an image because the TCL 6-Series Roku TV, or perhaps a higher-end Samsung just like the QN60A. On the opposite hand, if you would like a giant display screen from the most well-liked TV model on the planet, that is pretty much as good a value as we have seen.


Hisense is likely to be greatest recognized for dirt-cheap TVs, however the U8G is one thing completely different. This higher-end mannequin delivers the sort of brightness and HDR affect discovered on actually costly TVs just like the Samsung QN90A, however for tons of much less. We favor the TCL 6-Series general, however this low cost on the 55-inch Hisense U8G makes it $50 cheaper.

Read our Hisense U8G collection assessment.


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Samsung’s The Frame seems to be like no different TV. Its ultrathin display screen can double as a spot to show digital artwork and measures simply 24.9mm thick, much like a typical image body. By subscribing to Samsung’s Art Store for $5 per thirty days, you possibly can entry over 1,400 items of artwork to point out on the display screen. The Frame TV is available in a variety of sizes — from 32 to 75 inches — and every mannequin has giant reductions at Amazon and elsewhere. Even with the sale prices you will pay a steep premium for The Frame’s distinctive look, however for design-conscious patrons it is likely to be value it.

Read extra about Samsung The Frame TV.


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Maybe you are not on the lookout for a high-end TV in any respect. If that is the case, our go-to choose is the TCL 4-Series as a result of it has our favourite sensible TV system — Roku — and picture high quality that is nonetheless ok for most individuals. We have not yet reviewed the 55S21 featured on this sale at Walmart, however in keeping with TCL it ought to carry out the identical because the 55S435 we did assessment (pictured), and it prices lots much less.This deal is bought out on-line nationally, however your native Walmart may nonetheless have inventory.

Upcoming Black Friday TV dealsSeveral official Black Friday adverts have surfaced, giving us one other have a look at what we are able to count on to see discounted come Nov. 26. Amazon’s plans are a bit imprecise this yr, however the retailer says it’s going to have “deep reductions on choose TVs from Samsung, Sony and LG.” The offers from Amazon will begin on Nov. 25, whereas the offers beneath from Target and Walmart kick off on Nov. 21 and 22, respectively.


This 65-inch TV from Element runs Roku’s streaming software program on it for simple entry to all of your favourite apps, and has a skinny bezel to make it look even higher when it is hanging on your partitions. It’s a more moderen mannequin, and whereas it could not have all of the bells and whistles that different fashions do, the worth greater than makes up for that.


Vizio’s 70-inch V-Series Smart TV is probably not one of many latest fashions that will probably be on sale this yr, however this dimension panel for this value is difficult to move up. It has Vizio Smart Cast, Vizio Voice and built-in Chromecast, works with Apple AirPlay and far more. Whether you are seeking to change a primary TV or add one to a visitor house, this can be a nice choice at this value.

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