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Time to upgrade! Here are the best 4K TV deals for August 2018

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When you’re picking out a brand-new 4K TV to watch your shows and movies in all their HD glory, why not go big? The right television can make any viewing experience more special, and there’s no better time to buy than right now. A good 4K TV is the best and easiest way to take any home entertainment setup to the next level, and once you start enjoying all of your favorite content in crisp UHD, you’ll wonder why you waited so long to upgrade.

Once you read up on how to buy a 4K TV and what makes 4K resolution so unique, you can begin to search online for a big screen that matches what you’re looking for and then hook up your new television with the best Blu-rays to really get that home theater going. To help get the ball rolling, we’ve rounded up some of the best 4K TV deals and smart TV deals available online right now from Samsung, LG, TCL, and more. We’ll be regularly updating this page with latest savings on OLED, QLED, and 4K ultra HD smart televisions, so make sure you come back if you don’t see something that suits your fancy.

Today’s Best 4K TV Deals

  1. TCL 49-inch 4K Roku Smart TV — $320 from Amazon
  2. Toshiba 50-inch 4K Alexa Fire TV — $350 from Amazon
  3. Samsung 50-inch Ultra HD TV — $430 from Walmart
  4. LG 55-inch 4K Smart TV — $500 from Amazon
  5. Samsung 55-inch 4K UHD Smart TV — $598 from Walmart
  6. Vizio 70-inch 4K XLED Smart TV — $898 from Walmart

LG 55-Inch Smart TV with 4K– $500

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Get pulled into the action with this great television from LG that’s new for 2018. The 55-inch 55UK6300PUE 4K UHD model boasts LG’s ThinQ A.I., which serves as a smart hub for streaming all of your favorite content and can sync to your larger smart home ecosystem, letting you control the television and other connected devices via voice commands. Experience smooth action on fast-moving content with TruMotion 120, ensuring that you enjoy all the action without stuttering and screen-tearing, from the final seconds of a chase scene to the last pitch of a game.

With a sleek design and slim bezel, this particular model looks stylish front to back, whether mounted on a wall or sitting on a stand. The 55-inch LG 55UK6300PUE smart 4K UHD television normally retails for $700 but is currently marked down to $500 on Amazon with free shipping after a $200 (29 percent) discount. With that kind of screen size for a 4K UHD model, this is the best deal we’ve found so far.

$500 | Amazon

TCL 43-Inch 4K Roku Smart Television– $350

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For the cheapest 4K Roku televisions you’re likely to find, check out the TCL lineup. This 4K UHD model is a best-seller in the LED and LCD HDTV category on Amazon, and with smart functionality and 4K picture clarity, it’s not difficult to see why. The well-balanced contrast, color, and detail of HDR produce a more lifelike picture.

Beyond the high dynamic range technology, this model has a 120Hz refresh rate that allows fast-moving action scenes to be seen with virtually no motion blur. An intuitive interface gives you easy access to more than 4,000 streaming channels as well. It’s compatible with cable, satellite, antenna, and non-Roku streaming devices, so you can enjoy your favorite content any way you like. You can also easily search top streaming channels by title, actor, or director, all from one place. Wi-Fi-enabled voice search is available using the free Roku mobile app, but you can also use the HDMI inputs to plug in directly.

The TCL 43-inch 4K Roku Smart HDTV normally retails for $500 but is currently marked down to $350 on Amazon, saving you $150. The 49-inch model is also on sale for $400 ($200 off).

$350 | Amazon

Toshiba 50-Inch 4K Alexa Fire TV — $350

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Toshiba’s all-new 2018 intelligent HDTV is now available on Amazon, and it lets you experience movies and shows in breathtakingly cinematic quality with built-in Fire TV streaming — all for an incredibly competitive price. This model pairs 4K Ultra HD clarity with the color range and detail of high dynamic range (HDR) technology for incredibly lifelike picture quality, and lets you say goodbye to washed-out, gray-looking blacks thanks to the TV’s deep dynamic contrast. Fire TV gives you access to  a full-array of streams like Netflix, HBO, Hulu, Prime Video, and much more, while the built-in Alexa connectivity gives you easy voice control and makes it simple to sync the television with your wider smart home ecosystem.

If you didn’t happen to pick one of these up on Amazon Prime Day, that’s okay, the 50-inch Toshiba 4K Ultra HD Fire TV can still be yours for $350 from Amazon. You can also score the 43-inch Fire TV for just $300 or the 55-inch model for $450.

$350 | Amazon

RCA 65-Inch Smart TV with 4K$420

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If you don’t care about smart features and want an HDTV that’s big enough without being overkill for your home, the 65-inch RCA RTU6549 is a great pick. This 4K TV boasts true color Ultra HD with HDR compatibility for a great picture, along with crisp and energy-efficient LED backlighting. Three HDMI ports let you hook up external streaming boxes, Blu-Ray players, and modern gaming consoles, while component, AV, VGA, and coaxial ports ensure compatibility with your legacy devices.

Although it lacks smart functionality, at just $420 from Walmart after a whopping $480 discount, the RCA RTU6549 is one of the best 4K TV deals you’re going to find on a model this big.

$420 | Walmart

Vizio 70-inch 4K XLED Smart TV — $898

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For a supersized 4K HDTV that won’t require taking out a second mortgage, consider the Vizio E70-E3, which comes in at a massive 70 inches. The Ultra HD resolution, Vizio’s bright and efficient XLED technology, and 12 active backlighting zones combine to bring cinema-quality video right into your home with deep colors and sharp contrast. As a smart television, this one comes with built-in Wi-Fi connectivity and Google ChromeCast (not something you usually find at this size for less than $1,000). It’s also fully compatible with your favorite external streaming sticks and boxes, whether it’s Roku, Fire TV, or Chromecast.

Four HDMI ports ensure you’ve got plenty of connection points for your favorite gaming consoles, Blu-ray players, and other input devices. Now $898 from Walmart, the Vizio 70-inch 4K television has everything you need, along with a $400 discount. You can’t buy it online with free shipping, or pick it up in-store

$898 | Walmart

Hisense 49-Inch 4K Smart TV — $230

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Score a large 4K TV for less than $300 with this Hisense 49-inch smart TV deal. With more than 8 million pixels and four times the resolution of 1080p Full HDTV, it displays every scene in breathtaking detail and clarity. This model has DBX-TV digital sound from two built-in speakers, and all the ports you need. including three UHD-ready HDMI connections supporting the latest input devices. It also boasts an upscaler that smooths out legacy media on the screen to look as close to 4K as possible (while upscaling can’t bring your old DVDs into true 4K, it will make them look better).

With a sleek, modern design complemented by a slim frame, this Hisense HDTV is the perfect upgrade for any room. Arguably the cheapest 4K option available right now, the Hisense Ultra HD television is currently marked down to $230 on Walmart (less than an Apple Watch), providing a $120 discount along with free two-day shipping or in-store pickup. If you’re looking for something affordable for back-to-school, look no further than this.

$230 | Walmart

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Updated on July 31: Added the LG 55-inch, TCL Roku, Vizio 70-inch, and some Samsung 4K deals. Removed expired offers and updated prices.

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