Walmart dominated this week's best HDTV deals, with TV bargains in every size and price category. We've got one 50" TV for $399, a 55" LG that ties our Black Friday mention, and a 1.7"-thin 22" Vizio Razr for less than $150.
There's always going to be that one person on your holiday gift list who asks for fancy tech gadgetry or the latest fashions. Giving in to the demands of these holiday budget hijackers can disrupt your entire present-buying mojo, or at the very least, make a value-driven shopper cringe. But don't send those donations to the Human Fund just yet; we've rounded up 11 awesome alternatives to in-demand items that provide a much better value for your dollar and your giftee.
Seiki is poised to break some records this December when it releases its latest 4K HDTV, the ultra-cheap 65" SE65UY04. And while big-box retailers may use this "cheap" 4K HDTV to lure shoppers, we think early adopters should wait at least a few weeks before making any purchase.
By Jeff Somogyi, Lindsay Sakraida, Louis Ramirez, Marcy Bonebright
With this year's Black Friday sales, merchants are going the extra mile and quietly dropping their prices days ahead of schedule, meaning you can score some of Black Friday's best deals right now. We've rounded up all the items we could find that were already marked down to their advertised Black Friday price or lower.
The Black Friday TV ads have been unleashed and the shopping season has commenced! Of the best so far, is Seiki holding dual titles of cheapest 4K HDTV and cheapest 55" 1080p HDTV. For you early adopters, we've also found the cheapest name-brand 4K HDTV at $500 off its list price.
We've already sorted through some interesting Black Friday ads, but finally, the big names for the holiday are making an appearance; Walmart, our second-best retailer for Editors' Choice Black Friday deals, has released its full Black Friday ad. And judging from the promotions below (which include some amazing TV deals and discounts on Apple products), we're pretty optimistic about what's to come for 2013.
We've already had a chance to review the ads from Target and Walmart, and now that the entire Best Buy Black Friday ad is available, our picture of Black Friday 2013 is getting clearer by the minute. From what we can tell, Best Buy will have some seriously competitive prices on Black Friday, as long as you're shopping for anything but Apple.
Autumn is in the air, and even though the season — and all its pumpkin spice glory — isn't in full force yet, there's something else we bet you can smell from a mile away: Black Friday TV deals. And while we're predicting that 55" 3D HDTVs will drop to $425 on Black Friday, we understand that money doesn't grow on trees. Here are 10 ways to trim your budget before Black Friday so that you can afford that new TV come November.
HDTVs are the highlight of most Black Friday sales, often causing deal-giddy shoppers to wake up at the crack of dawn for a chance to purchase one on the cheap. But this year, you can say goodbye to waiting in line for a Black Friday TV deal; they'll be available at price lows no matter where you shop. And with analysts predicting a resurgence in big-screen TV sales, this Black Friday is poised to be one of the best weeks for making the jump to a 55"+ HDTV.
Are you in the market for a new HDTV? Be sure to brush up on the latest LCD television technologies before you score a deal. Read our crash course on the features you need to know before you buy your next LCD TV.
By Stephen Slaybaugh, DealNews Contributing Writer
If you're like most HDTV owners, chances are you haven't touched your TV's video settings since the day you pulled it out of the box. But calibrating your HDTV and making some adjustments to the brightness, contrast, sharpness, and color can make a world of difference in your viewing experience.
While you might be inclined to opt for an older TV to get a good deal, what if we told you that some 2013 models are already seeing solid discounts? Inside, we detail how much you can save on some highly-rated, super new TVs from the likes of LG, Samsung, and Panasonic.
When they debuted for consumers earlier this year, 4K TVs carried a $20,000 price tag. For this reason, we'd wager that few dealnews readers realistically ever considered buying one — that is, until Seiki released a 50" 4K TV for just $1,500. Despite that crazy low price, there are still many reasons why it's not worth investing in 4K technology just yet.
Thanks for tuning in to this week's best TV sales. We've found deals on an all-encompassing Samsung 55" 3D TV and a budget alternative from Vizio, which puts WiFi plus Netflix, Vudu, and Pandora at your fingertips. Also onboard is an Editors' Choice 43" Samsung plasma TV and a Samsung 40" LCD HDTV.
CES 2013 saw its share of new smartphones, tablets, and, of course, HDTVs. But this year, it also saw major Chinese manufacturers TCL and Hisense — otherwise known for their budget sets — push tier-one ultra HDTVs. Will the media blitz pay off? And will consumers eventually have cheaper ultra HD options at their disposal?
Catching the Super Bowl live is an expense that many of us unfortunately can't begin to afford. However, an appropriate in-home viewing experience via a big-screen HDTV may be financially within reach since 50" and 60" HDTVs are no longer priced just to accommodate the 1%. Here's what you need to know when buying a new big-screen HDTV.