Black Friday TV deals 2022 — the best sales still available

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Update: we're now tracking the best Cyber Monday TV deals so head on over for our Cyber Monday coverage to find the latest deals.

It may no longer be Black Friday, but there are still Black Friday TV deals on offer for the time being, as retailers prepare their next batch of deals for Cyber Monday.

TVs of all sizes and types can be bought for big discounts right now. For example, right now you can find the 42-inch LG C2 OLED, Tom's Guide's TV of the year in 2022, on sale for $899 at Best Buy (opens in new tab) after a $400 discount. (The 48-inch LG C2 OLED is also on sale for $1,049 after a $350 discount (opens in new tab), too.)

Not finding any TV deals in today's Black Friday deals that look good? Don't worry as we expect a lot more deals to pop up over the weekend into Cyber Monday

When you're done here, be sure to check out our Black Friday OLED TV deals page to see the biggest discounts on the most cutting-edge sets. And more deals are coming, so check out our Cyber Monday deals live blog.

Top Black Friday TV deals now

Best Black Friday TV deals

32-49 inch TVs

TV sale: deals from $79 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

TV sale: deals from $79 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Amazon has smart TVs on sale for as low as $79. This is a price it normally reserves for major holidays. Keep in mind, the cheap TVs tend to be smaller, 720p of 1080p models (which are more suitable for a children's room or guest room). However, the sale also includes larger sets. These are among the cheapest TVs we've ever seen from Amazon. 

was $149 now $79 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

Insignia 24-inch Fire TV: was $149 now $79 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The Insignia 24-inch Smart HD TV Fire TV Edition is a great smart TV for smaller spaces. It offer 720p resolution, access to the biggest streaming apps and comes with an Alexa voice remote.

was $349 now $199 (opens in new tab)

TCL 40" 3-Series Full HD TV: was $349 now $199 (opens in new tab) 
While it may not have 4K, this is a great price for a 1080p Roku TV. At this price and size, this TCL 3-series makes for an excellent bedroom, gym or secondary TV, especially with built-in Alexa support. 

Insignia 43" F30 4K Fire TV: was $299 now $219 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

Insignia 43" F30 4K Fire TV: was $299 now $219 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The Insignia F30 is one of the cheapest 4K TVs you can get. It features HDR10 support, DTS Studio sound, and a voice remote with Alexa built-in.  

Pioneer 43" 4K Fire TV: was $319 now $229 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

Pioneer 43" 4K Fire TV: was $319 now $229 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Pioneer is back in the TV-making business with a new 4K Fire TV. The TV features Dolby Vision support, DTS Virtual X sound, Apple AirPlay support, and a voice remote with Alexa. It's currently one of the cheapest 4K TVs around. 

Hisense 43" RG6 4K Roku TV: was $269 now $199 (opens in new tab)

Hisense 43" RG6 4K Roku TV: was $269 now $199 (opens in new tab)
It's not often you see a 4K smart TV for under $200. This 43" Hisense is HDR compatible and features Roku's excellent streaming system with thousands of channels. 

Toshiba C350 43" 4K Fire TV: was $429 now $239 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

Toshiba C350 43" 4K Fire TV: was $429 now $239 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The Toshiba Fire TV is the perfect smart TV for anyone who wants a modern TV on a small budget. It's part of Toshiba's 2021 lineup of Fire TVs. It supports Dolby Vision, HDR, and HDR10 content as well as DTS Virtual: X audio. As part of its current deals, Amazon has the TV on sale.

Samsung 32" 4K Frame TV: from $549 @ Samsung (opens in new tab)

Samsung 32" 4K Frame TV: from $549 @ Samsung (opens in new tab)
The Samsung Frame 2022 line of 4K TVs are available at epic price lows today. The QLED TVs feature an art mode that displays your favorite artwork, shows, movies, and more. They also feature HLG/HDR10 Plus support, built-in Google Assistant/Alexa, auto gaming mode, and Samsung's Tizen operating system. All sizes are currently on sale: the 32-inch costs $549 (was $599); 43-inch costs $799 (was $999); 50-inch costs $899 (was $1,299); 55-inch costs $999 (was $1,499), the 65-inch costs $1,599 (was $1,999); and the 75-inch costs $1,999 (was $2,999); and the 85-inch costs $3,299 (was $4,299). 

50-59 inch TVs

Pioneer 50" 4K Fire TV: was $419 now $249 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)

Pioneer 50" 4K Fire TV: was $419 now $249 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)
Pioneer is back in the TV-making business with a new 4K Fire TV. The TV features Dolby Vision support, DTS Virtual X sound, Apple AirPlay support, and a voice remote with Alexa. It's currently one of the cheapest big-screen 4K TVs around. 

Insignia 50" F30 Fire TV: was $549 now $219 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

Insignia 50" F30 Fire TV: was $549 now $219 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The Insignia F30 is one of the cheapest 4K TV deals you can get in the early Black Friday sales. Don't let its comparatively cheap price dissuade you. It's 4K Ultra-HD TV that also features HDR10 support, DTS Studio sound, and it comes with an Alexa-enabled voice remote, which lets you control almost the entire TV with just the sound of your voice. Plus, as a Fire TV, you've got easy access to all the streaming apps you'll need. 

Hisense 50" Class A6 Series 4K TV: was $499 now $269 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)

Hisense 50" Class A6 Series 4K TV: was $499 now $269 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)
The 2022 Hisense A6 Series 4K TV offers plenty of features at such an affordable price. You'll get stunning picture quality with Dolby Vision/HDR10 support, lag-free 4K gaming at 60Hz, built-in Chromecast, DTS Virtual X audio, and built-in voice control thanks to Google Assistant. 

Amazon Fire TV 55" 4-Series 4K UHD smart TV: was $519 now $329 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

Amazon Fire TV 55" 4-Series 4K UHD smart TV: was $519 now $329 @ Amazon (opens in new tab) 
While it may not support the hands-free voice control and two-way video calls of the more expensive Omni Series, this Amazon Fire TV 4-Series is a serious contender. With 4K Ultra HD, Dolby Digital Plus, and HDR 10 this 55" TV looks and sounds great. 

Amazon Fire TV 55" Omni Series 4K UHD smart TV: was $559 now $449 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

Amazon Fire TV 55" Omni Series 4K UHD smart TV: was $559 now $449 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
This 55" Omni Series does feature Alexa voice control, and is currently on offer at $110 at Amazon. This Amazon TV also features 4K UHD, HDR 10 and Dolby Digital Plus. We've seen this TV go for as little as $308 in the past, so it may be worth holding out to see if the price drops for Cyber Monday.

Hisense 58" 4K Roku TV: was $338 now (opens in new tab)

Hisense 58" 4K Roku TV: was $338 now $298 @ Walmart (opens in new tab)
The Hisense R6 series includes HDR support, 4K resolution, and Roku's excellent operating system. Currently priced at $298, it's the cheapest 58-inch 4K TV we've seen this year. It features Dolby Vision/HDR 10 support, a 120Hz refresh rate, low-lag gaming mode, and DTS Studio Sound. 

Insignia 50" F50 QLED 4K Fire TV: was $429 now $299 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)

Insignia 50" F50 QLED 4K Fire TV: was $429 now $299 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)
Ultra-affordable QLED:
This 50-inch Insignia QLED TV offers impressive image quality no matter what you're watching. With Fire TV features you can also stream all your favorite shows and movies and control them all with your voice thanks to full Alexa support. This 2021 TV is one of the most affordable QLEDs you'll find. 

Hisense 50" U6H 4K ULED: was $599 now $339 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)

Hisense 50" U6H 4K ULED: was $599 now $339 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)
Hisense's U6H line is affordable, but still offers great performance. It has Quantum Dot, Dolby Vision IQ, HDR 10+ and FiImMaker Mode. Running at 60Hz, the TV also has HDMI 2.1 ports, Game Mode Plus and variable refresh rate, so it's a good budget TV for gamers.

TCL 55" 4K QLED TV: was $429 now $199 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)

TCL 55" 4K QLED TV: was $429 now $199 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)
Editor's Choice: The TCL S546 is our favorite QLED TV when it comes to value. In our TCL 5-series review (opens in new tab), we said it offered killer performance and a wide variety of features. These include support for Dolby Vision/HLG/HDR10/HDR10 Plus, voice remote with Alexa support, auto game mode, and Google TV. 

Hisense 55" U8H Mini LED 4K TV: was $1,149 now $599 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)

Hisense 55" U8H Mini LED 4K TV: was $1,149 now $599 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)
Our pick for the best value TV of 2022 (opens in new tab) just dropped even lower courtesy of this epic TV deal at Best Buy. The 55-inch Hisense U8H is currently on sale and includes a wealth of new TV tech alongside a 4K ULED display and 120Hz refresh rate. 

Sony Bravia XR A80J OLED 55":  was $1,899 now (opens in new tab)

Sony Bravia XR A80J OLED 55": was $1,899 now $999 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)
Sony makes some of the best OLED TVs around, and with a huge $900 off, the Sony Bravia XR A80J is almost unmissable. A TV of this quality at such a steep discount is something you don't want to miss. 

Samsung Q80B 50" QLED 4K TV:  was $997 now $797 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

Samsung Q80B 50" QLED 4K TV: was $997 now $797 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
This TV is so good that one of our staffers bought it a few weeks ago. The Q80 has great contrast and rich, deep colors thanks to Samsung's Quantum XDR technology, as XBox Game Pass built in (though only a 60Hz refresh rate), and lets you choose from Bixby, Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant for your voice assistant.

60-70 inch TVs

Samsung 60" TU690T Series LED 4K UHD TV: was $549 now $399 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)

Samsung 60" TU690T Series LED 4K UHD TV: was $549 now $399 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)
Lowest price:
This Samsung 60-inch 4K TV leverages a Crystal Processor for upscaling your favorite TV shows and movies to ultra HD and supports HDR. Use the Tizen operating system to access the best streaming services and control the set via your voice thanks to Alexa and Google Assistant integration. 

TCL 5-Series Google TV (S546): was $599 now $499 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)

TCL 5-Series Google TV (S546): was $599 now $499 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)
The TCL 5-Series Google TV (S546) is currently on sale for $100 off its regular listing price. This deal gets you a 65-inch QLED 4K TV with great color quality and smooth motion. In our TCL 5-Series Google TV (S546) review (opens in new tab), not only did we give this TV a 4.5 star rating but it was also an editor's choice pick due to the addition of premium smart features. It's also one of the best TVs under $1000 (opens in new tab).

Insignia 75" F30 4K Fire TV: was $849 now $219 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

Insignia 75" F30 4K Fire TV: was $849 now $219 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The Insignia F30 is one of the cheapest 75-inch TV deals you can get. It features HDR10 support, DTS Studio sound, and a voice remote with Alexa built-in. Best Buy offers the same price (opens in new tab).

Sony 65" Bravia X90K:  was $1,499 now $998 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

Sony 65" Bravia X90K: was $1,499 now $998 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
This deal, which takes 33% off the regular price, is one of the biggest discounts currently available on Amazon for a Sony TV. While not OLED, this set has full-array LED backlighting, which will deliver better contrast throughout the picture. It also has some features tailored for the PS5, including a 120Hz refresh rate, 8.5 millisecond response time, Auto HDR Tone Mapping and Auto Genre Picture Switch. It has four HDMI ports (including HDMI 2.1), and comes with the Google TV platform for streaming content.

Insignia 65" F30 4K Fire TV: was $549 now $379 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)

Insignia 65" F30 4K Fire TV: was $549 now $379 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)
The Insignia F30 is one of the best TVs under $500 (opens in new tab) on the market. Yet it still features HDR10 support, DTS Studio sound, and it comes with an Alexa-enabled voice remote, which lets you control it with the sound of your voice. It's now at its lowest price ever. 

Onn 65" 4K QLED Roku TV: was $578 now $398 @ Walmart (opens in new tab)

Onn 65" 4K QLED Roku TV: was $578 now $398 @ Walmart (opens in new tab)
Onn is Walmart's in-house electronics brand. As part of its early Black Friday TV deals — Walmart is offering the 65-inch Onn 4K QLED Roku TV for just $398. It's an astonishing price for this budget big-screen. In addition to the QLED panel, you get 60 local dimming zones, Dolby Vision support, Dolby Atmos, and four HDMI ports. The TV is also powered by the Roku OS, which is our preferred streaming platform. 

Onn 65" 4K Roku TV: was $448 now $368 @ Walmart (opens in new tab)

Onn 65" 4K Roku TV: was $448 now $368 @ Walmart (opens in new tab)
If you want a big-screen TV, but don't want to spend too much — this is the TV for you. Walmart has its Onn 65-inch 4K Roku TV on sale for $368. The TV features HDR10 support, Dolby Audio, Apple AirPlay/HomeKit/Hey Google compatibility, and a voice remote. Plus, it uses Roku's excellent software to bring you hundreds of streaming apps like Hulu, Netflix, Apple TV, and more.

Insignia 75" F30 4K Fire TV: was $849 now $219 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

Insignia 75" F30 4K Fire TV: was $849 now $219 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The Insignia F30 is one of the cheapest 75-inch TV deals you can get. It features HDR10 support, DTS Studio sound, and a voice remote with Alexa built-in. Best Buy offers the same price (opens in new tab)

Samsung 65" QLED 4K TV: was $1,397 now $997 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

Samsung 65" QLED 4K TV: was $1,397 now $997 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
This Samsung 65-inch QLED TV has been slashed almost 30% at Amazon, that's a discount of $300 total. This TV offers deep blacks and bright whites via its QLED 4K panel. It also sports all the expected Smart TV features. Plus, you can stream games on Xbox Game Pass without needing an expensive console through the Gaming Hub.

was $1,699 now $1,196 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

LG A2 OLED 65": was $1,699 now $1,196 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $500:
The LG A2 OLED is a very good entry-level OLED TV, offering outstanding picture quality, strong sound and a sleek and intuitive smart TV platform to find great stuff to watch. The refresh rate is only 60Hz and this is not the brightest panel, but $500 off is a huge discount.

Samsung 65" Frame TV: was $1,997 now $1,597 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

Samsung 65" Frame TV: was $1,997 now $1,597 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Amazon and Samsung are dropping the price of The Samsung Frame TV down to just $1,597 in a great Black Friday deal. This discount brings it down to a new lowest ever price, according to CamelCamelCamel. We like The Frame because it looks like a work of art on its own and can be used as an art display, to display your own photos, or as a TV. The 2022 version that's on sale offers a 65-inch QLED display with a 4K Ultra HD resolution, HDR, a 120Hz native refresh rate, a matte screen, voice assistant support and access to all the biggest streaming services.

was $2,299 now (opens in new tab)

Sony Bravia XR A80K 65-inch OLED TV: was $2,299 now $1,698 @ Amazon (opens in new tab) 
The Sony Bravia XR A80K OLED TV is the new 2022 model. It has a brilliant cognitive XR processor, which adjusts brightness on the fly to boost lights and deepen blacks without losing detail. It is an all rounder TV that has Google TV with Google Assistant and also has special exclusive features for the PS5.

TCL 98" QLED 4K TV: was $8,499 now $4,999 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)

TCL 98" QLED 4K TV: was $8,499 now $4,999 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)
The TCL 98" QLED 4K TV is part of the brand's XL collection of massive-screen TVs. This is the best value for a nearly 100-inch TV on the market, making it possible to bring the movie theater home. Beefy speakers, premium HDR performance and Google's Smart TV platform are more reasons this TV is worth the splurge.

75 inch and Larger TVs

Samsung 75" 4K TV: was $849 now $579 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)

Samsung 75" 4K TV: was $849 now $579 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)
If you want a big TV without a big price tag, this Samsung set is definitely worth a look. The TV has support for HDR as well as Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant for hands-free controls, and you'll also be able to stream content from your iPhone or iPad with Apple AirPlay 2.

TCL 75" 5-Series 4K QLED Roku TV: was $1,099 now $799 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)

TCL 75" 5-Series 4K QLED Roku TV: was $1,099 now $799 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)
The TCL 5-Series is the latest Roku TV from TCL. It features full array local dimming, auto gaming mode, Dolby Vision/HDR10/HDR10+/HLG support, and Siri/Alexa/Google compatibility. It's on sale for $799, but it's been as cheap as $599 before. 

Samsung 75" Class Q60B QLED 4K Smart TV: was $1,399 now $999 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)

Samsung 75" Class Q60B QLED 4K Smart TV: was $1,399 now $999 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)
This sizeable Samsung QLED TV has been slashed more than $300 at Best Buy. It boasts a 75-inch 4K QLED display, and Smart TV features via the Tizen OS. It also packs Quantum HDR and Motion Xcelerator for smooth viewing at all times.   

OLED TVs

LG A2 48" 4K OLED TV: was $1,299 now $569 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)

LG A2 48" 4K OLED TV: was $1,299 now $569 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)
Back in stock! The A2 is LG's entry-level OLED for 2022. In our LG A2 OLED review (opens in new tab), we said it offers a wonderfully colorful picture and fairly strong audio. It's good for gaming, though keep in mind you're stuck with a 60Hz refresh rate and there are no HDMI 2.1 ports. It offers Dolby Vision/HDR10/HLG support, LG's webOS platform, and built-in Google Assistant/Amazon Alexa.

Sony 48" A9S 4K OLED TV: was $1,099 now $799 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)

Sony 48" A9S 4K OLED TV: was $1,099 now $799 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)
Get a gorgeous and compact Sony OLED with the 48-inch Master Series A9S Android TV. This 2020 model puts incredible picture quality into a size that's perfect for smaller rooms and gaming setups, but still delivers plenty of smarts, with Google Assistant and Chromecast built in.

LG 55" B2 4K OLED TV: was $1,296 now $996 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

LG 55" B2 4K OLED TV: was $1,296 now $996 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The LG B2 is a 2022 OLED TV. It uses LG's a7 Gen5 AI processor and supports Dolby Vision/HDR10/HLG formats. Gamers will appreciate its 120Hz panel as well as LG's Game Optimizer and the inclusion of two HDMI 2.1 ports. It also has built-in Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa with support for Apple HomeKit. This is the cheapest price we've ever seen for this TV. Best Buy has it for $999 (opens in new tab).

Vizio 65" OLED 4K TV: was $1,799 now $1,079 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)

Vizio 65" OLED 4K TV: was $1,799 now $1,079 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)
Lowest price! In terms of features, Vizio's 65-inch 4K OLED TV is identical to its smaller 55-inch counterpart. That means you get Vizio's new IQ Ultra CPU and the company's new ProGaming Engine, which is designed for Xbox and PS4 gameplay. It supports Dolby Vision HDR, DTS Virtual X, Vizio SmartCast, and a host of digital assistants for hands-free control of your TV. It's  now at its lowest price ever. 

LG C2 65" OLED 4K TV: was $2,195 now (opens in new tab)

LG C2 65" OLED 4K TV: was $2,195 now $1,696 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The excellent LG C2 OLED TV is the best TV (opens in new tab) you can buy right now. This stunning television combines exceptional picture-quality with a slick design. It's also ideal for gaming and entertainment as it offers a 120Hz refresh rate and easy access to all the streaming services you could need. This Amazon discount drops the LG C2 OLED TV to its lowest ever price. 

Samsung 55" 4K OLED TV: was $2,199 now $1,447 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

Samsung 55" 4K OLED TV: was $2,199 now $1,447 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Lowest price! Available in 55-inch and 65-inch sizes, the Samsung S95B series uses the company's Neural Quantum Processor 4K, which is the same flagship CPU inside Samsung's Neo QLED TVs. The QD-OLED promises to deliver the pixel-perfect illumination of OLED panels with the brightness and life-like color of LCD panels, as well as beat the already impressive QLED tech when it comes to better backlight control. By comparison, Samsung has it on sale for $1,449 (opens in new tab).

Black Friday TV deals — what to look for in 2022

As we said earlier,  you can find good TV sales any time of the year. However, Black Friday TV deals tend to break all price records and 2022 is looking like no exception. 

55-inch 4K TVs: Hats off to Best Buy for offering some of the best Black Friday TV deals of the season last year. It's likely the retailer will hold on to that title once again in 2022, but Walmart and Amazon won't be far behind.

Best Buy offered many epic sales last year. And it already has some very attractive deals right now, especially on OLED TVs, which we can expect to get better as actual Black Friday comes around. 

OLED TVs: If you're looking for a premium TV, there are already some impressive deals on OLED TVs right now. For example, the LG C2 OLED has been sliced in price, form the 48-inch model to the larger 65-onch set. And we've seen $900 cut from one of the best OLED TVs around. 

Expect the deals to ramp up when Black Friday comes around properly. But if you see a great deal now, we suggest you jump on it before it sells out. 

Amazon Fire TVs: When it comes to Black Friday TV deals, Amazon Fire TVs tend to lead the charge. We already see some big discounts on Amazon's own TVs but there are also some great discounts on TVs from other brands. It's definitely one retailer to watch.

What's the best Black Friday TV deal live now?

You should definitely check out the deals for the TCL 5-Series for Black Friday. Available in 50, 55, 65 and 75-inch variations, the entire lineup of the 5-Series has been discounted, with the top 75-inch model selling for $799 at Best Buy. 

What's the best value-for-money TV?

Insignia and Onn. both offer an incredible value for the money, as they're usually the largest-size TVs for the cheapest price. They almost always have a built-in smart platform like Fire TV or Roku, which allow them to access almost every major streaming service.

Who has the best TV deals on Black Friday?

Vizio OLED TV

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Who has the best Black Friday TV deals depends on the type of set you're interested in. In general, Best Buy has the best Black Friday TV deals, especially on our favorite brands like LG, Samsung, and Sony. Meanwhile, we've seen excellent sales on more affordable brands like Hisense and Onn from Walmart. Amazon typically tries to price-match both Best Buy and Walmart, so be sure to run comparisons if you tend to favor one retailer over another. 

Remember, Black Friday TV deals are designed to generate excitement around sales, so don't let the hype from every retailer confuse you. The basics of buying a great TV on sale are the same as regular priced models: Know what features you should expect, what extras you may want, and read up on reviews to get a feel for what's good or bad about specific models.

Black Friday cheap TVs: Bargain hunters, beware

Watch the fine print on those deals. You may see some TVs selling for $100 or less, but they all have some pretty severe limitations. Small sizes are common, and 32 inches is pretty small compared to the 65-inch models we usually review. (Check out our guide to choosing the right TV size to find the best size for your home.) 

Most are lacking smart features or rely on off-brand software with limited app selection. But the biggest "gotcha" you'll see on Black Friday is low resolution — some don't even offer full HD, opting for 720p resolution. While you may see TVs listed for amazingly low prices — some for less than $100 — don't expect any of the smart functions or 4K panels we see in the best TVs.

The other thing to watch for are refurbished and open box units. These can be a source of enormous savings, but they come with wear and tear before you ever set it up, and warranty coverage may not be as robust as a new model will offer. Refurbs are a good way to save a buck during the rest of the year, but as we get into the holidays, the best deals are on new units.

Just remember the old saying about things that look too good to be true. Not all Black Friday cheap TVs are great deals, even when the prices are enticing. 

As deals editor at Tom’s Guide, Louis is constantly looking for ways to avoid paying full price for the latest gadgets. With over 10 years of deals-hunting experience, Louis price checks against multiple retailers and searches high and low for the best deals to bring readers. A born-and-bred New Yorker, Louis is also an avid swimmer and marathoner. His work has appeared on Gizmodo, CNET, and Time Out New York.