The Best Black Friday HDTV and Home Theater Deals
We’ve scoured the major retailers’ Black Friday deals and found the most outstanding values for every member of the family. A 32-inch screen is perfect for grandparents or children. There’s mid-size (40 to 50-inch) name brand TVs, great for the bedroom and a 60 and 70-inch ideal for the whole family viewing. We also include hot deals on soundbars and Blu-ray players.
Amazon plans to activate its big Black Friday deals starting this Monday Nov 19th at 12 am PST, so keep checking the links and order as soon as you see the sale price appear, because at these prices, the supplies won’t last long. The brick and mortar retailers open on Thanksgiving evening. We’ve included the Amazon links for all the items they carry as they appear they will soon be lowering many of their HDTV prices to match the major retailers as they’ve already dropped the price on the Samsung and Panasonic models.
On to the list:
Haier L32A2120 32-Inch 720p 60Hz LCD HDTV– Now $179 Black Friday $97 Amazon Great for a dorm room, guest room or grandparent(s). At this price how can you go wrong? Want a 3 year warranty (it comes with 1 year P&L)? Get one from e SquareTrade via Amazon for just $15.98
Toshiba 40E220U 40-Inch 1080p 60Hz LCD HDTV– Now $449 Black Friday $179 Sears 8 pm Thanksgiving and Amazon– Here’s a name brand Full HDTV for under $180. Ideal for a bedroom, den or kitchen. At the sale price, a three year warranty from SquareTrade is $24.98 from Amazon
Toshiba 50L2200U 50-Inch 1080p 60 Hz LED LCD Regularly $899.99 – Black Friday $299.99 Sears in-store. Fine for a bedroom, den, or family room.
Samsung UN55ES7100 55-Inch 1080p 240 Hz Smart 3D LED LCD Regularly $2599.99 – Sears Black Friday or Amazon (now) $1597.99 . This big screen HDTV has every major feature making idea for the living room or family room. Its 240 Hz refresh minimizes motion blur for sports and action programs while its “Smart” feature provides Internet streaming video and apps. 3D capability is the icing on the cake. The 7100 includes 4 pairs of active 3D glasses. Save now at Amazon its at same price (including shipping) as Sears in-store 8:00 pm Thanksgiving price.
Panasonic TC-P50U50 50-Inch 1080p Plasma Regularly $899.99 – Sears Black Friday $699.99 Now Amazon $599.99 Great for the family or living room, HD Guru recommends plasma for its excellent motion resolution, widest viewing angle and overall performance.
VIZIO E601i-A3 60-Inch 1080p 120Hz Smart LED LCD Regularly $998 – Wal-Mart Black Friday $688 10-11 pm Only- Amazon $688 (no start day or time specified) . This is the first and only 60-inch HDTV we’ve seen for anywhere near this price. This Smart TV also features Internet streaming including unlimited movies from Amazon Instant with a yearly $79 Amazon Prime subscription. We highly recommend an extended warranty for this HDTV. See our article here. The SquareTrade 4 year warranty is $99.98 (at the BF sale TV price) if TV is purchased from Amazon.
Sharp LC70LE600U 70-Inch 120 Hz LED LCD Regularly $NA – Wal-Mart Friday November 23rd 5:00 am in-Store only $1798. For those that want a really big TV for a low price this is the ticket. This Sharp is a derivative model of its 70-Inch LC70LE640U which currently sells for $2200 at Best Buy. The LC70LE600U lacks Smart TV Internet streaming, USB ports and has 3 instead of 4 HDMI inputs as compared to the 640. This is the lowest price we’ve seen on a 70-Inch HDTV. The next size up from Sharp is an 80-Inch that sells for $4000.
Panasonic DMP-BD87 Ultra-Fast Booting Blu-ray Disc Player -Now $79.99 Black Friday Amazon $68. This player also turns any HDTV smart with streaming services from Netflix, CinemaNow, Vudu, and YouTube.
Toshiba BDX2300 Smart Blu-ray Player Now $79.99 Black Friday 12:00 am Best Buy Door Buster $39.99. At this price, how can you go wrong?
Update 11/18-The Samsung HW-E350 below is now at the $97.99 Black Friday Price
Samsung HW-E350 AirTrack Soundbar – Now $144 Black Friday Amazon $98. Improve the sound quality of any thin HDTV. Connects via HDMI.
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Amazon direct offers 14 day low price guarantee and 30 Day returns with free return freight on TVs. They stand behind their sales. Note: BF listed prices not the current price at time of post, they are the Black Friday price and will appear between now and Friday Nov. 22nd and may change at any time, please verify with our links; Most states do not collect sales tax on Amazon orders with the exceptions of CA, TX, KS, KY, NY, ND, PA & WA. You always must pay sales tax (in states that collect it) when buying at a brick and mortar store. Should you buy an HDTV from on-line or from a retail store? Learn all the pros and cons in our article here
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