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Best Buy Black Friday Ad Analysis: How About a $200 49" 4K TV?

Doorbuster deals on 4K TVs as well as super low prices on movies, music, cameras, drones, and more.
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Among the most anticipated Black Friday sales of the season, Best Buy is one of the places to find a TV deal. And this year's 51-page ad boasted a plethora of doorbusters. You'll also find low prices on video games, movies, phones, and other electronics.

Yesterday we picked the top five ads from the list, and today we've taken a deeper dive to select all the offers you should consider from Best Buy.

Top Deals From the Best Buy Black Friday Ad


  • Samsung 55" 4K LED UHD Smart TV for $479.99
    The lowest price we've ever seen for a 55" Samsung 4K TV, this doorbuster is well under our predicted average price for name-brand sets of this size, not to mention $320 off list price.

  • Toshiba 49" 4K LED UHD Smart TV for $199.99
    Available in-store only, this deal is under our predicted doorbuster price for a 50"-class 4K TV. In fact, it's the lowest price we've ever seen for a 49" 4K TV.

  • Sharp 55" 1080p LED Smart HDTV for $249.99
    Not only is this doorbuster deal well below our prediction for the average name-brand Black Friday price, but it's below our predicted off-brand price as well. It will be available only in-store starting at 8am on Black Friday.

  • Samsung 50" 4K LED UHD Smart TV for $397.99
    In addition to beating our prediction for 50" name-brand 4K TVs this Black Friday, this deal is best price we've ever seen for a Samsung 50" 4K TV.

  • LG 60" 4K LED UHD Smart TV for $599.99
    A big TV with a small price tag, this doorbuster is the best price we've ever seen for a 60" 4K TV regardless of brand.

Everything Else

Tips for Shopping at Best Buy

Best Buy will open at 5 pm on Thanksgiving, and stay open until 1 am Black Friday morning. It will close until 8 am and stay open until 10 pm that day. (Click here for more Black Friday store hours.)

Black Friday week is definitely the best time to score deals at Best Buy. The three biggest days during the week for deals are Monday, which has exclusive early-access deals, Thanksgiving (which had more deals last year than Black Friday), and of course Black Friday itself. During this week, the best deals will be on items like soundbars, TVs, Blu-rays, printers, and Amazon devices. Other popular deals could include headphones, used video games, and iTunes gift cards.

Note that Best Buy likes to reward its most loyal customers with access to members-only deals during this time. The Black Friday Early Access event is usually held the Monday before Thanksgiving, and is open to Elite and Elite Plus members.

Readers, do you plan to shop at Best Buy during Thanksgiving and/or Black Friday? Do you prefer in-store or online deals? Sound off in the comments below!

Senior Staff Writer

Stephen has been writing for such national and regional publications as The Village Voice, Paste, The Agit Reader, and The Big Takeover for 20 years, and has been covering consumer electronics and technology for DealNews since 2013.
DealNews may be compensated by companies mentioned in this article. Please note that, although prices sometimes fluctuate or expire unexpectedly, all products and deals mentioned in this feature were available at the lowest total price we could find at the time of publication (unless otherwise specified).
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So 'buy one itunes gift card and get 30% off the second' looks an awful lot like the '15% off' that every single offer lately has been. So maybe don't bother with that one?
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