Black Friday sales are now well under way, and retailers have now been able to review what types of deals their competitors are offering. As a result, we're seeing a new flurry of deals from several of the major chains.
Walmart TV Deals
Walmart has already announced pre-Black Friday deals, and others that kick off Thanksgiving evening. Here are some additional TV deals announced by the the company.
- A 50-inch Vizio UHD smart TV for $698. We think it's the Vizio M50-C1, since you can buy this set now for this price.
- A 50-inch Hisense UHD TV for $548. This is likely the Hisense 50H7GB1, also the same price now. The 50H7GB2 is on Amazon, also for $548.
- A 60-inch Vizio 1080p smart TV for $728. We think it's an E601i-series set. It could be the E601i-A3, although Walmart has the Vizio E601i-C3 model now for $748. Target has this set for $750.
- And a 48-inch Samsung 1080p TV for $398. We're not sure about this set; Samsung has a lot of derivative models this year.
Walmart will also have an unnamed Samsung sound bar speaker for $78. We think it's the HW-JM25/ZA, which is selling at that price now. There's also a Sony 2.1 system with a wired subwoofer for $98. We don't know the model, but Walmart is selling a Sony HT-CT80 for $138 now.
Best Buy TV Deals
Not surprisingly given that it's an electronics store, Best Buy's Black Friday TV additions overwhelmingly outnumber Walmart's. (Here's our initial breakdown of Best Buy's Black Friday deals.) No model numbers were given and links to the ad scans, generously provided by our friends at FatWallet.com, aren't yet working, so we're not sure of the specific models being offered. But we've given our best educateded guesses.
Here's a list of the extra Best Buy Black Friday TV deals, listed by escalating price:
- A 24-inch Samsung 720p TV, $130. It could be the Samsung UN24H4000AF, which sells for about $150 normally.
- A 32-inch Westinghouse 720p TV, $130. It could be the Westinghouse WD32HB1120-C, which Best Buy typically sells for $150.
- A 40-inch Samsung 1080p TV, $280. This is well below Walmart's price on an unnamed set, though we expect the TVs will not be the exact same model. Our guess is that it's the UN40H5003AFXZA, a basic model normally sold at Best Buy for $330.
- A 48-inch Insignia 1080p TV, $280. Since Insignia is a Best Buy house brand, we think it's the Insignia NS-48D420NA16 set that usually sells for about $330.
- A 40-inch Samsung 1080p smart TV, $370. It could be the Samsung UN40H5203AF, a basic smart TV that's selling for $367 now.
- A 50-inch Samsung 1080p smart TV, $550. If it's the Samsung UN50J6200AFXZA, then it costs $100 more now.
- A 55-inch Samsung 1080p smart TV, $580. It might be the Samsung UN55H6203AFXZA, from last year, but we can't find it available online.
- A 55-inch LG UHD smart TV, $700. If it's the LG 55UF6800, there's about a $200 savings.
- A 50-inch Samsung UHD smart TV, $800. Our guess is that it's the Samsung UN50JS7000FXZA, which you can get now for the same price.
- A 65-inch LG UHD smart TV for $1,000. We're not sure of the model.
- A 55-inch Sony UHD smart TV for $1,200. There are less expensive Sony UHD TVs now, so we think it's the Sony XBR-55X850C, which sells for $1,300.
- A 65-inch Sony UHD smart TV for $1,800. For the same reason, we think it's the Sony XBR-65X850C, which sells for $2,000 usually.
- A 75-inch Sony UHD smart TV for $3,000. We think it's the Sony XBR-75X850C, which usually sells for $500 more.
- A 65-inch LG 65EF9500 OLED UHD TV for $5,000. This is the regular price for this TV.
Best Buy will also have a Vizio 3-channel (no separate subwoofer) sound bar speaker for $100, a JBL 2.1-channel sound bar with wireless subwoofer for $250, and a Sony 2.1-channel sound bar with wireless subwoofer for $350.
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