As we get closer to the middle of the year, 2020 and 2021 TV deals are dropping in price to make room for 2022 models. We are already seeing strong price drops on older models from Samsung, LG, Sony, Hisense, Vizio, and more. Top-end models to look out for are the award-winning LG C1 & C2 series OLED TVs, the Sony X90J LED or A90J OLED series, and the Samsung Neo QLED series TV. Meanwhile, the Hisense U7G series TV is a solid choice for budget shoppers.
What will the best price tag for TV in 2022 look like?
This is the most obvious question we have. The answers to this question depend on the exact model you are looking for. If you are looking for a TV with multiple languages and a large number of channels, the best price tag for 2022 is likely the Samsung Smart TV with international channels and many other features. If you want a TV with either very few or no channels, the best price tag for 2022 is likely the Sony X95J.
How to Watch TV for Free in 2022
Although the best deals on full-size TVs are likely to come in the next few months, the best deals on budget models are already in the works. For example, The New York Times reported that most major U.S. retailers are already shipping free TVs with 4K UHD, Dolby Vision, and D-Link internet. As of May 3, 2019, the New York Times has a list of the “most popular” 4K TV providers. (We are also waiting for Google and Apple to upgrade their pricing beyond “free” to “paid”.)
The Best Deals for May 2022
We welcome May 5, 2022, as the “official” start of the new year. The end of the winter holidays will bring the start of what is widely expected to be an extremely warm, humid, and wet year in the United States. If you want to save on the most significant heating and cooling expense of your life, consider buying a May 5, 2022, model. As of May 3, 2019, it’s available on Amazon for $599.99. Find it in stores or online at other retailers for $549.99.
43-Inch to 65-Inch TVs
As the cold weather creeps closer, we are going to see a rush to pick up the new higher-res TVs from Samsung, LG, Sony, and other manufacturers. It is already pretty hot in the United States, so we are likely to see a lot of these TVs with the latest and greatest models. The best deals on these models begin to appear in July and August, so expect to see these goods in our stores in October or November.
50-inch TCL 4-Series 4K Smart Roku TV
If you want a TV with great picture quality, a long-term lease on life, and a budget that subsidizes the purchase of a whole lot of other accessories, the TCL 48K Smart TV is the one for you. The Roku platform is exclusive to TCL, but this model is actually a reproduction of the original, with great picture quality. The 50-inch model starts at $899, while the 55-inch TCL A-Series gets you $1,299. As of May 3, 2019, these models are available for pre-order on Amazon.
50-inch Vizio V-Series 4K Dolby Vision
Similar to the TCL 48K Smart TV, the 51-inch Vizio TV has Daqri technology running at the same time, and is also the first 50-inch model in the world to feature HDR, Dolby Vision. It comes with an 8K resolution and an impressive 60-bit colorfulness, making it ideal for high-definition tv. The only downside to this model is that it doesn’t come with a remote. As of May 3, 2019, it’s available on Amazon for $699. Find it in stores or online at other retailers for $699.95.
55-Inch Hisense U8G 4K
The Hisense U8G series TV is a budget-friendly alternative to the more expensive models, and is actually quite similar to the Samsung X95J, with a few exceptions. The main difference between this model and the other two is the color scheme, which is mostly white, red, and blue. This is a solid choice for someone who wants a TV with a lot of internal contrast, and a long-term lease on life. The price of this model is relatively low, at just $129.95, so if you want a TV that’s perfect for a while, this is a solid choice.
65-Inch Sony X90J
The 65-inch Sony X90J is a budget-friendly alternative to the more expensive models and comes with a remote. It also comes with 4K resolution, Dolby Vision, and HDR. Like the other models in the X90J line, this model comes with a lot of internal contrast, making it a good choice for when you want a long-term lease on life. However, the performance of this model is ZERO compared to the more expensive models, so make sure you are comfortable with that. It’s also worth noting that this TV is not available in the United States.
Due to the warm and humid weather we are experiencing, it is recommended that you stay inside when you can. We recommend wearing gloves and a scarf when outside, as well as a hat and gloves, when inside, as it can be very windy outside. When it comes to buying a TV, you have several different budget options to consider. You can find affordable models that offer a great pictures and sound, or you can look into getting a high-res TV that will last you a long time.