21 Best Cyber Monday TV Deals to Look At (2021): Soundbars, OLED, Cheap

Whether you’re planning your annual viewing of White Christmas or gearing up for college football bowl season, now is a great time to upgrade your home theater. This Cyber Monday has steep discounts on many of our favorite TVs, from massive OLED displays to simple and affordable options with built-in Roku.

There are also a wide assortment of great soundbars available for great prices this shopping holiday, making it a perfect time to just upgrade your audio already. Be sure to check out our guides to the Best TVs and Best Soundbars for more information about our favorite models right now.

Updated Monday, November 29: Added new links to the LG C1 TV and Vizio V-Series soundbar. We struck out a couple deals that were no longer available.

WIRED’s Cyber Monday Coverage

FINAL UPDATE: Cyber Monday is over. Read 250+ Best Cyber Monday Deals You Can Still Get Now (as of November 30) for more deals. We hope our guides helped you sift through the sales madness and find great WIRED-Recommended products. Check our Holiday Buying Guides for gift ideas.

We test products year-round and handpicked these deals. Products marked (Sold Out) are sold out or no longer discounted as of publishing. We’ll update this guide throughout Black Friday weekend.

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TV Deals Under $1,000

Read our Best TVs guide for all our top TV picks, many of which are on this list!

TCL 5-Series

Photograph: TCL 

The TCL 5-Series offers incredible value at this price. You’ll get an awesome Roku interface and a quantum-dot-enhanced panel, which means brighter, bolder colors. It has been discounted at this price since October, when a lot of early holiday sales started, but it’s still a great get.

TCL’s 4-Series used to be a bit under-spec’d for my tastes, but the tech from the higher-end 5- and 6-series models has steadily trickled down over the past few years. That makes this 43-inch a great buy if you’re looking for a smaller model for a kitchen, guest bedroom, or bathroom.

Photograph: Vizio

Amazon, Walmart

If you’re after a larger TV for a bigger living space, this Vizio is a great deal. It comes with quantum dot color, Vizio’s Pro Gaming Engine for solid performance with game consoles, and the Smartcast ecosystem—one of our favorite methods for casting videos to the TV from your phone.

Amazon, Best Buy ($1,000)

We like Sony TVs for their excellent video processing software, which produces a superior picture. Priced just below the $1,000 mark, this is a great-looking TV with vibrant color and a classy design. It has Google TV onboard, so you’ll easily be able to cast your favorite shows from Google Chrome or Android.

Amazon

This HiSense ULED TV (8/10, WIRED Recommends) was very nearly our favorite overall television this year. The price-to-performance value for this one is matched only by our favorite TCL TVs, but if you have a stronger preference for Google’s smart TV software, this Google-powered model is the better pick for you.

LG’s NanoCell LED technology makes colors look great, and its Smart TV operating system is actually pretty darn solid. Still, the real reason to buy this model over similarly priced boxes from others is the Magic Remote—LG’s point-and-click, Nintendo Wii-like remote. It’s glorious. You’ll never have to incessantly tap the arrow keys on the remote to input a password again.

Best Buy, Walmart, Amazon

This 65-inch Samsung has Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant built in, so you can search for shows or music you want to hear. It’s not the prettiest TV on this list, but this is a solid deal for 65 inches of screen real estate and quality image processing.

Amazon

This Vizio M-Series Quantum TV (8/10, WIRED Recommends) impressed our reviewer with decent local dimming (even if it’s a bit sparse compared to some TCL models) and excellent contrast levels. The quantum dot display means you’ll get bright, vivid colors as well.

High-End TV Deals

LG C1 OLED

Photograph: LG

Target (Out of Stock), Amazon, Best Buy

LG’s C1 (9/10, WIRED Recommends) is the best TV we have tested this year. It has gorgeous black levels, hyper-fast gaming response times, and one of the best smart TV interfaces on the market. Whether you’re looking to game at 120 frames per second in 4K, or just to watch darker content like The Mandalorian in ultra fidelity, this model is the ticket.

Amazon ($1,448), Walmart

The QN90A is the best 4K TV I’ve tested for brighter rooms. It has insane contrast, thanks to Mini LED backlighting, and the quantum dot display means super-bright colors. I also like that it has a pedestal stand, which makes it easy to place on smaller TV tables.

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