The Best Labor Day HDTV Deals
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Let’s face it, the US economy is still dragging andÃ‚Â lower than expected TV sales are hurting the manufacturers. Labor Day sales give the set makers an opportunity to motivate potential new set buyers toÃ‚Â make a purchase decision over the holiday week.
HD Guru studied next week’s Best Buy Labor Day circular as well as the deals on Amazon. While we found dozens and dozens of heavy discounts,Ã‚Â we know folks are looking for more. So we dug around for hours to list HDTVs with the best of the best deals this week, drawing the line at a minimum discount of 33%.Ã‚Â Below are over twenty 2011 models with discounts up to 49% off retail. Typically, retailers discount TVs 10%-28% when on sale, so these deals are really special.
We included a wide variety of screen sizes and features. In the 32-inch 60Hz LCD category we picked two sets, a TCL and a Samsung. The TCL is priced within five dollars of the lowest price we have seen anywhere for a set in this size. However, unlike every other set we’ve seen (name brand or no name) this one comes with a two-year factory warranty. Buy it on an American Express or the right Visa or MasterCard and add a year (link).
We also included one Samsung 32″. It is the only one not discounted at least 33%; however it is the first time we recall seeing a top name brand 32-inch at this price.
The biggest discount in terms of dollars saved are with the 40-inch and larger screen sizes. There are a number of 3D capable sets listed, as these have the highest retails and have not been moving as fast as the manufacturers are cranking them out. Readers should be aware that the 3D sets make the best 2D images, so even if you don’t desire the feature, you will get better performance at some incredible prices.
We particularly find the Panasonic plasma deals to be all time bests. The 50-inch TC-P50GT30 has is 43% off, it is THX certified (link) and Panasonic is throwing in 2 pair of its new lightweight (under 1 oz) active 3D glasses that have fast recharge and a copy of Avatar 3D Blu-ray. The offer is through Amazon direct only, and we have supplied links to the promo.
In addition to Panasonic, listed below are sets from Sharp, Sony, Samsung and LG.
We recommend and affiliate (we may earn a small commission on referred sales) with Amazon because they have among the best HDTV policies in the industry including a low price guarantee and free return freight. They stand behind their sales. All listed models have free shipping by Amazon direct. Ã‚Â Note: prices are correct as of posting and may change at any time, please verify with our links;Ã‚Â Most states do not collect sales tax on Amazon orders [with the exceptions ofÃ‚Â CO, KS, KY, NY, ND & WA]. You always must pay sales tax when buying at any brick and mortar store. Should you buy an HDTV from on-line or from a retail store?Ã‚Â Learn all the pros and cons in our article here.
To learn how to negotiate the best HDTV deal with a brick and mortar retailer, go here.
Also check out our article on the new Energy Guide labels.
Have a nice Labor Day.
TCL L32HDF11TA 32-Inch 720p 60 Hz LCD HDTV with 2-Year Warranty, Black Retail $380.00/ Amazon $249.99/$34% off
Sony BRAVIA KDL46NX720 46-inch 1080p 3D LED HDTV with Built-in WiFi, Black Retail $2100/Amazon $1298.18/ 38% off
Sony BRAVIA KDL55NX720 55-inch 1080p 3D LED HDTV with Built-in WiFi, Black Retail $2900/ Amazon $1929.05 /33% off
Samsung UN60D7000 60-Inch 1080p 240Hz 3D LED HDTV (Silver) Retail $3800/ Amazon $2495.18/ 34% off
Philips 22PFL4505D/F7 22-Inch 720p LED LCD HDTV, Black Retail $350/ Amazon $179.99/ 49% off
Sharp LC40LE830U Quattron 40-inch 1080p 120 Hz LED-LCD HDTV, Black Retail $1100/ Amazon $649.98/ 41% off
Samsung UN55D8000 55-Inch 1080p 240Hz 3D LED HDTV (Silver) Retail $3600/Amazon $1999.98/45% off
TCL L40FHDF11TA 40-Inch 1080p 60 Hz LCD HDTV with 2-Year Warranty, Black Retail $650/Amazon $399.99/ 38% off
LG 50PV450 50-Inch 1080p Plasma HDTV Retail $1400/Amazon $749.99/46% off
LG 50PT350 50-Inch 720p Plasma HDTV Retail $900/ Amazon $599.00/ 33% off
LG Infinia 47LW6500 47-Inch Cinema 3D 1080p 240 Hz LED HDTV with Smart TV (Included: Four Pairs of 3D Glasses) Retail $1900/ Amazon $1109.56/ 41% off
LG Infinia 47LW5600 47-Inch Cinema 3D 1080p 120 Hz LED HDTV with Smart TV (Included: Four Pairs of 3D Glasses) Retail $1700/ Amazon $1049.97/ 38% off
LG Infinia 55LW5600 55-Inch Cinema 3D 1080p 120 Hz LED HDTV with Smart TV (Included: Four Pairs of 3D Glasses) Retail $2400/ Amazon $1468.64/ 39% off
LG Infinia 42LV5500 42-Inch 1080p 120 Hz LED HDTV with Smart TV Retail $1100/ Amazon $740.38/ 33% off
Panasonic VIERA TC-P50GT30 50-Inch 1080p 3D Plasma HDTVRetail $1900/ Amazon $1097.96/ 43% off + Free Ultimate 3D Starter Kit with 2pr rechargeable 3D Glasses & Avatar 3D Blu-ray
Panasonic VIERA TC-P60ST30 60-Inch 1080p 3D Plasma HDTV Retail $2400/ Amazon $1577.45/34% off + Free Panasonic TY-EW3D3MPK2 3D Glasses Twin Pack (Medium)$200 Retail
Panasonic VIERA TC-P50ST30 50-Inch 1080p 3D Plasma HDTV Retail $1500/ Amazon $923.93/ 38% off + Free 2 Pack Rechargeable 3D Glasses Retail $200 Link
Panasonic VIERA TC-L42E30 42-Inch 1080p 120Hz LED HDTV Retail $1100/ Amazon $706.97/ 36% off
Samsung UN46D8000 46-Inch 1080p 240Hz 3D LED HDTV (Silver) Retail $2800/ Amazon $1799.95/ 36% off
Samsung UN55D7000 55-Inch 1080p 240Hz 3D LED HDTV (Silver) Retail $3200/ Amazon $1939.18/ 39% off
Samsung UN46D7000 46-Inch 1080p 240Hz 3D LED HDTV (Silver) Retail $2300/ Amazon $1399.88/ 39% off
Sony BRAVIA KDL46NX720 46-inch 1080p 3D LED HDTV with Built-in WiFi, Black Retail $2100/ Amazon $1298.18/ 38% off
Sony BRAVIA KDL55NX720 55-inch 1080p 3D LED HDTV with Built-in WiFi, Black Retail $2900/ Amazon $1929.05/ 33% off
Samsung LN32D403 32-Inch 720p 60Hz LCD HDTV (Black) Retail $350/ Amazon $299.99
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