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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 deals that won’t be around for long.

The Best Deal

LG 55-Inch 4K Smart TV— $497

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Get pulled into the action with this smart TV from LG that’s new for 2018. The 55-inch 55UK6300PUE 4K UHD TV 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 TV 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 TV looks stylish front to back, whether mounted on a wall or sitting on a stand. The 55-inch LG 55UK6300PUEsmart 4K UHD TV normally retails for $700 but is currently marked down to $497 on Amazonafter a $203 (29 percent) discount.

$497 | Amazon

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TCL 43-Inch 4K Roku Smart TV — $342

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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 43-inch 4K Ultra HD Roku Smart TV normally retails for $500 but is currently marked down to $342 on Amazon, saving you $158. The 49-inch model is also on sale for $400 ($200 off).

$342 | Amazon

Toshiba 50-Inch 4K Alexa Fire TV — $400

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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 $400 from Amazon, but you can also score the 43-inch Fire TV for just $330or the 55-inch model for $450.

$400 | Amazon

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 | Walmart

Vizio 70-inch 4K XLED Smart TV — $998

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For a supersized 4K TV that won’t require taking out a second mortgage, consider the Vizio E70-E3, which comes in at a massive 70 inches. The Ultra HD resolution, Vizio’s bright and efficient XLED technology, and 12 active backlighting zones combine to bring cinema-quality video right into your home with deep colors and sharp contrast. As a smart TV, this one comes with built-in Wi-Fi connectivity and Google ChromeCast (not something you usually find at this size for less than $1,000). It’s also fully compatible with your favorite external streaming sticks and boxes, whether it’s Roku, Fire TV, or Chromecast.

Four HDMI ports ensure you’ve got plenty of connection points for your favorite gaming consoles, Blu-ray players, and other input devices. Now $998 from Walmart, the Vizio 70-inch 4K TV has everything you need, along with a $300 discount.

$998 | Walmart

Hisense 49-Inch 4K Smart TV — $230

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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 $230 on Walmart (less than an Apple Watch), providing a $120 discount along with free two-day shipping or in-store pickup.

$230 | Walmart

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Updated on July 31: Added the LG 55-inch, TCL Roku, Vizio 70-inch 4K TV deals. Removed expired offers and updated prices.

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