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Time to upgrade! Here are the best 4K TV deals for May 2018

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When you’re picking out a brand-new 4K TV to watch your shows and movies in all their HD glory, why not go big? The right smart TV can make any viewing experience more special, and there’s no better time to buy than right now. A good 4K TV is the best and easiest way to take any home entertainment setup to the next level, and once you start enjoying all of your favorite content in crisp Ultra HD, you’ll wonder why you waited so long to upgrade.

Once you read up on how to buy a 4K TVandwhat makes 4K resolution so unique, you can begin to search online for a big screen that matches what you’re looking forand then hook up your new television with the best Ultra HD Blu-raysto really get that home theater going. To help get the ball rolling, we’ve rounded up some of the best 4K TV deals and smart TV deals available online right now, including a few limited-time Prime Day deals that won’t be around for long.

The Best Prime Day Deals

TCL 40-Inch 4K Roku Smart TV — $195

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For the cheapest 4K Roku televisions you’re likely to find, check out the TCL lineup. This 4K smart TV is a best-seller in the LED and LCD HDTV category on Amazon, and with smart functionality and 4K Ultra HD picture clarity, it’s not difficult to see why. The well-balanced contrast, color, and detail of HDR produce a more lifelike picture.

Beyond thehigh dynamic range technology, this model has a 120Hz refresh rate that allows fast-moving action scenes to be seen with virtually no motion blur. An intuitive interface gives you easy access to more than 4,000 streaming channels as well. It’s compatible with cable, satellite, antenna, and non-Roku streaming devices, so you can enjoy your favorite content any way you like. You can also easily search top streaming channels by title, actor, or director, all from one place. Wi-Fi-enabled voice search is available using the free Roku mobile app.

The TCL 4K Ultra HD Roku Smart TV normally retails for $290 but is currently marked down to $195 on Amazonfor Prime Day, saving you $95.

$195 from Amazon

Toshiba 50-Inch 4K Alexa Fire TV — $290

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Toshiba’s all-new 2018 4K smart TV is now available on Amazon, and it lets you experience movies and shows in breathtakingly cinematic quality with built-in Fire TV streaming — all for an incredibly competitive price. This model pairs 4K Ultra HDclarity with the color range and detail of high dynamic range (HDR) technology for incredibly lifelike picture quality, and lets you say goodbye to washed-out, gray-looking blacks thanks to the TV’s deep dynamic contrast. Fire TV gives you access to Netflix, HBO, Hulu, Prime TV, and much more, while the built-in Alexa connectivity gives you easy voice control and makes it simple to sync the television with your wider smart home ecosystem.

The 50-inch Toshiba 4K Ultra HD Fire TV can be yours for $290 from Amazonon Prime Day only (even cheaper than the 43-inch model).

$290 from Amazon

Sony 55-Inch 4K Smart TV— $478

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Get pulled into the action with this smart TV from Sony. The 55-inch KD55X720Ecurved 4K UHD TV boasts 4K X-Reality PRO, which upscales your non-UHD media to a crisper resolution, while the Dynamic Contrast Enhancer lets you experience a wider range of color and contrast than standard HD. Experience smooth action on fast-moving content with Motionflow XR, ensuring that you enjoy all the action without stuttering and screen-tearing, from the final seconds of a chase scene to the last pitch of a game.

With a sleek design and slim bezel, this TV looks stylish front to back, whether mounted on a wall or sitting on a stand. The 55-inch Sony KD55X720Esmart 4K UHD TV normally retails for $800 but is currently marked down to $478 on Amazonafter a $322 (40 percent) Prime Day discount.

$478 from Amazon

More 4K TV Deals

Samsung 49-Inch QLED 4K Smart TV — $798

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If you’re in the market for a great QLED deal, Samsung — the company that pioneered this new quantum-dot technology — is the brand to check out. If you’re wondering what the difference is between QLED and OLED, take a look at our comprehensive guide for a better understanding, or just trust that you’re going to love that beautiful Ultra HD picture you’ll get with any 4K content you display on it.

This 49-inch QLED smart 4K TV with Samsung Smart Hub is currently on sale for just $798 from Walmart (with free two-day shipping) after a nice $502 discount.

$798 from Walmart

RCA 65-Inch 4K Smart TV— $470

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If you don’t care about smart features and want an HDTV that’s big enough without being overkill for your home, the 65-inch RCA RTU6549 is a great pick. This 4K TV boasts true color Ultra HD with HDR compatibility for a great picture, along with crisp and energy-efficient LED backlighting. Three HDMI ports let you hook up external streaming boxes, Blu-Ray players, and modern gaming consoles, while component, AV, VGA, and coaxial ports ensure compatibility with your legacy devices.

Although it lacks smart functionality,at just $470 from Walmart after a whopping $430 discount,the RCA RTU6549 is one of the best 4K TV deals you’re going to find on a model this big.

$470 from Walmart

Sceptre 75-inch 4K TV — $900

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For a supersized 4K TV that won’t require taking out a second mortgage, consider the Sceptre U750CV-U, which comes in at a massive 75 inches. The Ultra HD resolution, bright and efficient LED technology, and 20,000:1 contrast ratio combine to bring cinema-quality video right into your home with deep colors and sharp contrast. Although it doesn’t come with built-in smart technology (not something you’re likely to find at this size for less than $1,000), it’s fully compatible with your favorite streaming devices, whether it’s Roku, Fire TV, or Google Chromecast.

Four HDMI ports ensure you’ve got plenty of connection points for your favorite gaming consoles, Blu-ray players, and other input devices as well. Now $900 from Walmart, the Sceptre 75-inch 4K TV has everything you need, along with a whopping 50-percent ($900) discount.

$900 from Walmart

Hisense 49-Inch 4K Smart TV — $220

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Score a large 4K TV for less than $300 with thisHisense 49-inch 4K smart TV deal.Withmore than8 million pixels and four times the resolution of 1080p Full HDTV, it displaysevery scene in breathtaking detail and clarity. This model hasDBX-TV digital sound from two built-in speakers, and all the ports you need. including three UHD-ready HDMI connections supporting the latest input devices. It also boasts an upscaler that smooths out legacy media on the screen to look as close to 4K as possible (while upscaling can’t bring your old DVDs into true 4K, it will make them look better).

With a sleek, modern design complemented by a slim frame, this Hisense TV is the perfect upgradefor any room. Arguably the cheapest 4K smart TV deal available right now, the Hisense Ultra HD television is currently marked down to $220 on Walmart (less than an Apple Watch), providing a $130 discount along with free two-day shipping or in-store pickup.

$220 from Walmart

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Update on July 16: Added the new Prime Day deals. Removed expired offers and updated prices.

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