These 2021 Sony Bravia TVs are on sale — even though they just came out
No one should have to guess what’s going on in that dark scene of The Handmaid’s Tale. Since 2020, TV manufacturers have been pumping out large, affordable 4K panels at a wicked pace — which means watching your favorite content with punchy colors, decipherable shadows, and smooth transitions doesn’t have to be reserved for the movie theater. Each weekend, we’ll be compiling a list of our favorite 4K and QLED TV deals from Samsung, LG, Sony, and more.
Samsung’s Q800T series is already Samsung’s most affordable 8K TV. However, it has seen a discount that drops the 65-inch model to less than $2,000 for a few weeks now — and it needs to be talked about. Prepare to be thrown into depths double that of a 4K TV and experience brilliant pops of shade thanks to Samsung’s Direct Full Array 24X** backlighting.
A dark room is a prime environment for an at-home movie — as long as your TV can actually carve out those dark scenes. LG’s GX Series offers a near-infinite contrast ratio and black uniformity that’s undeniably radiant. Plus, the luxe one-piece design takes it from a regular big TV to a true cinema accessory.
OUR TOP PICK: Sony 77-inch A80J BRAVIA XR Series 4K OLED Smart TV (XR77A80J) — $3,499.99 (save $1,000)
Spot the difference: There’s the affordable 4K X80J Sony TV that we hyped up for less than $1,000 last week, and then there’s the A80J OLED Bravia Series XR that’s also on sale — but for $1,000 off. , but Best Buy has already destroyed the MSRP on Sony’s site. The XL version of the OLED model is armed with a Cognitive Processor XR that Sony says “understands the human eye” and upgrades brightness, colors, and audio details to the way we want to experience them.
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The chance to upgrade to a big, bad QLED for less than $1,000 is a prime example of just how mainstream this once-elusive TV tech has become. The 5 Series is the entry-level tier of the bunch and doesn’t have the same brightness as the 6-Series or 8-Series. But for the price, it’s a solid budget QLED with punchy colors and built-in Roku.