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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 television can make any viewing experience more special, and there’s no better time to buy than right now. A good smart UHD 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 and HDR, you’ll wonder why you waited so long to upgrade.

Once you read up on how to buy a 4K TV and what makes 4K resolution so unique, you can begin to search online for a big screen that matches what you’re looking for and then hook up your new television with the best Blu-rays to 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 from LG, Sony, Samsung, and other top brands.

We’ll be regularly updating this page with latest savings on OLED, QLED, and 4K ultra HD smart televisions for Black Friday, so make sure you come back if you don’t see something that suits your fancy.

Today’s Best TV Deals

  1. LG 65-inch 4K Smart TV — $749 from Dell
  2. TCL 49-inch 4K Roku Smart TV — $280 from Amazon
  3. Toshiba 50-inch 4K Alexa Fire TV — $300 from Amazon
  4. Samsung 55-inch curved 4K Smart TV — $695 from Walmart
  5. Vizio 70-inch 4K Smart TV — $798 from Walmart
  6. Samsung 75-inch 4K Smart QLED TV — $1,998 from Walmart

LG 65-Inch 4K Smart TV— $749

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Get pulled into the action with this great new television from LG. This smart 65-inch 4K UHD model boasts LG’s ThinQ A.I., which serves as a smart hub for streaming all of your favorite content and can sync to your larger smart home ecosystem, letting you control the television and other connected devices via voice commands. Experience smooth action on fast-moving content with TruMotion 120, 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 particular smart TV model looks stylish front to back, whether mounted on a wall or sitting on a stand. The 65-inch LG smart 4K UHD television retails for $1,200, but is currently marked down to just $749 from Dell.

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TCL 49-Inch 4K Ultra HD Roku Smart TV — $280

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

Beyond the high 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, but you can also use the HDMI inputs to plug in directly.

The TCL 49-inch 4K Roku Smart HDTV normally retails for $480 but is currently marked down to $280 on Amazon, saving you $200 and offering free shipping.

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Toshiba 50-Inch 4K Alexa Fire TV — $300

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Toshiba’s all-new 2018 intelligent HDTV is now available on Amazon, and it lets you experience movies and shows in breathtaking cinematic quality with built-in Fire TV streaming — all for an incredibly competitive price. This smart model pairs 4K Ultra HD clarity 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 smart TV’s deep dynamic contrast. Fire TV gives you access to a full array of streams like Netflix, HBO, Hulu, Prime Video, and much more, while the built-in Alexa connectivity offers easy voice control and makes it simple to sync the television with your wider smart home ecosystem.

If you didn’t happen to pick one of these up on Amazon Prime Day, that’s okay: The 50-inch Toshiba 4K Ultra HD Fire TV can still be yours for $350 from Amazon with free shipping. You can also score the 43-inch HDR Fire TV for just $300 after a $100 discount — similar to Black Friday prices.

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Samsung 55-Inch Curved 4K Smart TV — $695

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If you want a curved HDTV that’s big without being overkill for your home, this 55-inch smart model from Samsung — the industry leader for curved UHD TVs right now — is a great pick. This curved 4K UHD option 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 built-in smart functionality makes streaming a breeze even if you don’t own a Roku. Legacy content is upscaled, as well; although it won’t be true 4K, your old media will look better and smoother than before.

It’s not the biggest Samsung smart TV of the bunch, but at just $695 from Walmart, the Samsung NU7300 is one of the best 4K UHD TV deals you’re going to find on a curved UHD television. If you’re looking for a 4K Ultra HD Smart TV that will really draw you in, a curved HDR model is great way to go.

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Vizio 70-Inch 4K Smart TV — $798

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For a supersized 4K HDTV that won’t require taking out a second mortgage, consider the Vizio D70-F3, which comes in at a massive 70 inches. With more than 8 million pixels and four times the resolution of 1080p Full HDTV, it displays every scene in breathtaking detail and clarity. This model has digital sound from two built-in speakers (although with a TV this big, you definitely want to consider setting up a surround sound system) and all the ports you need for both modern and legacy input devices, including three UHD-ready HDMI connections. It also offers smart connectivity via Vizio’s SmartCast operating system, allowing you to stream from your favorite services, including Netflix, Vudu, Freeview HD, Freeview Play, and more, without the need for a separate streaming device.

With a sleek, modern design complemented by a slim frame, this Vizio big-screen HDTV is the perfect base for any home theater. The Vizio 70-inch Ultra HD smart TV is currently marked down to $798 from Walmart, providing a $200 discount and representing the best 4K TV deal you’re likely to find right now for a big-screen UHD television that’s less than a grand.

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Samsung 75-Inch 4K Smart QLED TV — $1,998

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Score a super high-end big-screen 4K UHD screen featuring new QLED technology with this Samsung 75-inch smart TV deal. The Ultra HD resolution, Q Color, Q Contrast, and MotionRate 240 technologies combine to bring cinema-quality video right into your home with deep colors and sharp contrast. As a smart television with Bixby Voice, this one comes with built-in Wi-Fi connectivity, voice command capability, and Samsung’s Universal Guide, which puts all of your streaming content right at your fingertips. It’s also fully compatible with your favorite external streaming sticks and boxes, whether it’s Roku, Fire TV, or Chromecast, as well as the Samsung SmartThings mobile app so you can integrate it into a wider smart home system if you want.

As part of Walmart’s ongoing pre-Black Friday deals, the Samsung 75-inch 4K smart QLED TV is marked down to $1,998 — a huge discount of more than 50 percent from its normal price of $4,200. If you want the biggest, most high-end 4K TV deal on our roundup, then this is the one.

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Looking for more of the best deals? We’ve found iPad deals, MacBook deals, smartphone deals, and more from our Cyber Monday deals page.

We strive to help our readers find the best deals on quality products and services, and choose what we cover carefully and independently. If you find a better price for a product listed here, or want to suggest one of your own, email us at dealsteam@digitaltrends.com.

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