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Best HDTV Deals: Budget 720p, 1080p, and 4K TVs; From $159

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The future of high definition may be 4K, but that doesn't mean there's no room for 1080p or even 720p sets. This week's best HDTV deals feature sales on TVs of all resolutions and sizes with prices starting at just $159.

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Samsung PN51F4500BFXZASamsung 51" 720p Plasma HDTV
Store: Walmart
Price: $348 with in-store pickup
Lowest By: $120

Is It Worth It?: "This Samsung's main selling points are its price tag and the intrinsic picture quality associated with plasma TVs," says Reviewed. While it doesn't offer modern-day features like the ability to stream apps, this Editors' Choice TV does offer on-board software that's advanced for an entry-level series. For instance, users have options for RGB modes, custom color space selection, 10-point white balance, and gamma. The TV also has the same black optimizer setting found on Samsung's high-end F8500. Otherwise, this 2013 TV features 720p resolution and two HDMI ports. Opt for in-store pickup to dodge the $44.97 shipping surcharge.


LG 55LB5900LG 55" 1080p LCD HDTV bundled with a $150 Dell eGift Card
Store: Dell Home
Price: $599 with free shipping
Lowest By: $199

Is It Worth It?: The LG 55" 120Hz 1080p LED-Backlit LCD HD Television is a bare bones 55" TV with LED backlighting and 1080p resolution. However, to sweeten this deal, Dell throws in a generous $150 gift card. Assuming you use the card, that's the best price we could find for this TV by $199. It features a 120Hz refresh rate and two HDMI inputs.


LG 49UB8200LG 49" 4K LCD Ultra HDTV
Store: Focus Camera via eBay
Price: $699.99 with free shipping
Lowest By: $199
Expires: March 4

Is It Worth It?: Curious about 4K technology, but don't want to spend over a grand on a new TV? The LG 49" 4K 2160p WiFi LED-Backlit LCD Ultra HD Television has everything you'd want from a modern-day 4K TV, minus the price tag. It features a 3840x2160 native resolution, built-in WiFi with app streaming (Netflix, YouTube, Hulu Plus, more), HEVC codec support for streaming 4K content from sources like Netflix, and three HDMI inputs.


Samsung UN55H6203Samsung 55" 1080p LCD HDTV bundled with a $200 Dell eGift Card
Store: Dell Home
Price: $797.99 with free shipping
Lowest By: $117

Is It Worth It?: "For about $800 online, the H6203 is a great 1080p option for users looking to keep things simple," says Reviewed. "We've got no complaints about the rich colors, decent contrast, and reliable motion performance this set provides." The Samsung 55" 120Hz 1080p LED-Backlit LCD Smart HD Television features 1080p resolution, 120Hz refresh rate, edge-lit LED backlight, SmartTV Internet applications (including Netflix, Hulu Plus, and YouTube), built-in WiFi, and two HDMI inputs.


Sceptre X322BV-HDRSceptre 32" 720p LCD HDTV
Store: Walmart
Price: $159 with free shipping
Lowest By: $50

Is It Worth It?: At $159, the Sceptre X322BV-HDR is at its second-lowest price ever. (We saw it for $10 less on Black Friday). And although this TV maxes out at 720p resolution, for its size and price, it's still an unbeatable bargain. It features LED backlighting and three HDMI ports, the latter of which is more than what your typical TV in this size category offers.

Senior Features Writer

With over a decade of experience covering technology, Louis Ramirez has written for CNET, Laptop, Gizmodo, and various other publications. Follow him on Twitter at @louisramirez.
Please note that, although prices sometimes fluctuate or expire unexpectedly, all products and deals mentioned in this feature were available at the lowest total price we could find at the time of publication (unless otherwise specified).
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b1walker
TVs from $159, not 4K TVs from $159.