The Black Friday (BF) deals for these two giant retailers are now available. The Sears sale items are particularly interesting, as they feature more name brand HDTV models than Best Buy and include displays from Samsung Panasonic, LG and Sharp.
Regular readers will note Samsung introduced a Unilateral Pricing Policy earlier this year on its mid to high end models (link). Price drops of these TVs indicate the BF specials are factory sanctioned. This is very good news for folks that want to spend Thanksgiving with their families instead of waiting outside for a store to open.
According to our source, Samsung on-line dealers were offered the same deals on the regular line UPP models (primarily ES series). As a large number of Sears HDTV deals are under UPP, if Amazon or another dealer bought into the deal, they’ll are able to offer similar pricing on the sale date, and can be ordered from the comfort of your home. The exception: derivative models. These are a limited run of a series for specials on Black Friday usually with feature change or omission from the main line model. These product numbers don’t appear on the manufacturer’s website, so trying to find the actual difference between the drop-in model and the legacy line model is often a futile exercise.(we’ve stuck a “D” by the listing to let you know its not a regular model). Also, if there is no current price in the BF ad, it’s a dead giveaway that it’s a derivative. Fortunately, many of the Sears Samsung models are not derivatives, so check with on-line dealers as we approach Thanksgiving. Ditto for Panasonic and other major brands, an example: the 32-Inch TC-L32X5 is BF priced at $349.99 at Sears, however it is now $347.99 from Amazon direct.
We’ve placed Amazon links on many of the Sears and Wal-Mart sale models. Samsung Amazon are expected to begin as early as November 18th, others such as Panasonic TC-P50U50 have already begun, so keep checking Amazon for the price drops between now and Black Friday.
Sears BF deals have staggered kick-offs which begin on Thanksgiving Nov. 22nd at 8pm.
The hottest Sears prices include a no-name 32-Inch LCD for $97, a 39-Inch Seiki LCD for $199 and a 50-Inch Panasonic plasma for $299.
Wal-Mart’s deals are also staggered and begin at 10 pm on Thanksgiving night. Biggest deals are a 70-Inch Sharp LED LCD for $1798 and a 60-Inch Vizio LED LCD for $688. On to the list.
8: 00 pm Thanksgiving
No-name 32-Inch LCD HDTV-Currently $249.99 – Black Friday $97.00
Toshiba 50L2200U 50-Inch 1080p LED LCD Regularly $899.99 – Black Friday $299.99
Samsung UN55ES7003 55-Inch 1080p 240Hz LED LCD Smart 3D HDTV Currently NA – Black Friday $1499.99D
Samsung UN55ES6003 55-Inch 1080p 120 Hz LED LCD Smart 3D HDTV Regularly $NA -Black Friday $999.99 D
Samsung UN46ES6003 46-Inch 1080p 120 Hz LED LCD Smart 3D HDTV Regularly $NA – Black Friday $699.99 D
Samsung UN40EH5000 40-Inch 1080p 60 Hz LED LCD Regularly$679.99 – Black Friday $429.99
Samsung UN39EH5003 39-Inch 1080p LED LCD Regularly $NA – Black Friday $399.99
Samsung UN55EH6000 55-Inch 1080p 120 Hz LED LCD Regularly$1399.99 – Black Friday $879.99
Samsung UN60EH6003 60-Inch 1080p 120Hz LED LCD Regularly $NA – Black Friday $1099.99 “D”
Samsung UN32EH4003 32-Inch 720p 60Hz LED LCD Regularly $379.99 – Black Friday $249.99
Samsung PN43E450 43-Inch 720p Plasma Regularly $499.99 – Black Friday $379.99
Samsung PN51E450 51-Inch 720p Plasma Regularly $649.99 – Black Friday $479.99
Samsung UN60EH6000 60-Inch 1080p 120Hz LED LCD Regularly $1899.99 – Black Friday $1199.99
Samsung UN55ES7100 55-Inch 1080p 240 Hz Smart 3D LED LCD Regularly $2599.99 – Black Friday $1597.99
Samsung UN46ES6100 46-Inch 1080p 120Hz Smart LED LCD Regularly $1099.99 – Black Friday $797.99
Samsung UN40EH6000 40-Inch 1080p 120 Hz LED LCD Regularly $779.99 – Black Friday $549.99
LG 55LM4600 55-Inch 1080p 120 Hz 3D LED LCD Regularly $1099.99 – Black Friday $999.99
LG 47LS4500 47-Inch 1080p 120 Hz LED LCD Regularly $699.99 – Black Friday $599.99
Sharp LC52LE640U 52-Inch 1080p 120 Hz Smart LED LCD Regularly $1399.99 – Black Friday $799.99
Sharp LC60LE640U 60-Inch 1080p 120 Hz Smart LED LCD Regularly $1799.99 – Black Friday $1199.99
Sharp LC70LE640U 70-Inch 1080p 120 Hz Smart LED LCD Regularly $2799.99 – Black Friday $1999.99
Seiki SE322FS 32-Inch 720p LED LCD Regularly $259.99 – Black Friday $199.99
Panasonic TC-P50U50 50-Inch 1080p Plasma Regularly $899.99 – Black Friday $699.99
4:00 am November 23
Panasonic TC-P50X5 50-Inch 720p Plasma Regularly $NA-$299.99
Samsung UN40ES6003 40-Inch 1080p 120Hz LED LCD Regularly $NA – Black Friday $599.99 “D”
Samsung UN60ES6003 60-Inch 1080p 120Hz LED LCD Regularly $NA – Black Friday $1299.99 “D”
Samsung PN51E530 51-Inch 1080p Plasma Regularly$899.99 – Black Friday $579.99
LG 47LM4600 47-Inch 1080p 120Hz 3D LED LCD Regularly $799.99 – Black Friday $699.99 “D”
Panasonic TC-L32X5 32-Inch 720p 60Hz LED LCD Regularly $399.99 – Black Friday $349.99
10:00 pm- 11:00 pm Only Thanksgiving
Emerson Model#NA 32-Inch 720p 60Hz LCD Regularly $NA – Black Friday $148
10:00 pm Thanksgiving
Emerson Model#NA 40-Inch 1080p 60Hz LCD Regularly $NA – Black Friday $198
VIZIO E601i-A3 60-Inch 1080p 120Hz Smart LED LCD Regularly $998 – Black Friday $688
Orion SLED2468W 24-Inch 720p 60 Hz LED LCD Regularly $NA – Black Friday $78
Samsung UN32EH4003 32-Inch 720p 60 Hz LED LCD Regularly $298 – Black Friday $248
Samsung Model PN43Exxx 43-Inch 720p Plasma Regularly $NA – Black Friday $378 “D”
Samsung UN46EH5300 46-Inch 1080p 60 Hz LED LCD Regularly $798 – Black Friday $598
Samsung PN51E530 51-Inch 720p Plasma Regularly $528 – Black Friday $478
5:00 Friday November 23
Emerson LC501EM3 50-Inch 1080p 60 Hz LCD Regularly $NA – Black Friday $298
Sharp LC70LE600U 70-Inch 120 Hz LED LCD Regularly $NA – Black Friday $1798 “D”
Sharp LC60LE600U 60-Inch 120 Hz LED LCD Regularly $NA – Black Friday $998 “D”
Samsung UN39EH5003 39-Inch 1080p 120 Hz LED LCD Regularly $NA – Black Friday $398
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