Day 2 of Prime Day is here! And with it, big price drops on zillions of products. Amazon’s shopping event is a fantastic time to score a Prime Day TV deal; there are lots available right now. After surges in demand, retailers have found themselves with massive amounts of overstock – which means deeper discounts for you. Below I’m going to highlight some top picks, with one small caveat: Most of the big discounts are for TVs with Amazon’s Fire TV interface built in. That’s not a bad thing, not at all, but if you were hoping to score a Roku-powered TV instead, there aren’t nearly as many deals.
Personally, I find the Roku interface a bit easier to navigate, but Fire TV offers a few worthwhile perks, including excellent Alexa integration and support for both casual and console-style gaming (the latter courtesy of Amazon’s Luna service).
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Best TV deals under $ 100
TV budget won’t stretch past $ 100? No problem; there are two options available right now.
First, Prime members can buy the Insignia F20 Series 24-inch TV for just $ 90, which is $ 80 off the regular price and the best deal in history for this model.
But here’s a no-brainer: For just $ 10 more, you can step up to the Insignia F20 Series 32-inch TV ($ 100, previously $ 180). The specs are pretty much the same, including the remote voice. Take note, however, that while a 720p display resolution is fine for a 24-inch TV, that same resolution may look a little less sharp at 32 inches. (Or maybe not: This model has a 4.6-star average rating from over 52,000 buyers, so there are few complaints.)
Best TV deals under $ 200
Looking for something a little bigger? You don’t have to pay a lot more. My top pick for TVs under $ 200 is the Amazon Fire TV 4-Series 43-inch for $ 200 (well, $ 199.99, which is how it makes the cut). That’s a whopping $ 170 off the list price, $ 80 below the typical sale price and an all-time low.
Unlike most models under $ 200, this is a 4K UHD TV. While some would argue that’s overkill for a 43-inch screen (you really only reap the benefits of 4K at 50 inches or larger), all else being equal, I’ll take 4K over 1080p. Meanwhile you get all expected Amazon Fire TV and Alexa perks (though if you want hands-free voice controls, you’ll need to step up to the Omni Series; read on).
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Best TV deals under $ 400
This is where things start to get interesting, and where you need to decide what matters more: screen size or image quality. Because just $ 400 can buy you a 65-inch TV, which is amazing, but it can also buy you a 50-inch TV that employs quantum dot technology. In layman’s terms: better color, contrast, brightness and motion.
Bigger is almost always better, but if this TV is headed for, say, a den or bedroom (as opposed to a sprawling living room), you might be happier with the smaller of the two screens. That’s the Hisense U6 Series 50-inch 4K Quantum Dot QLED Smart Fire TV for $ 493 (regularly $ 530). This rivals the lowest price on record for this model, though the record is pretty short: It just came out in 2022.
Bigger room? You can get the Insignia F30 Series 65-inch LED 4K UHD Smart Fire TV for $ 400, an all-time low. In terms of size alone, this is one of the true standouts of Prime Day 2022; it wasn’t long ago that a TV this big would have cost you twice as much.
Does the Hisense model offer a better picture? If you were to look at the two side-by-side, you’d almost certainly say yes. But viewed in a vacuum, the Insignia offers a great picture, no question – as evidenced by the 4.6-star average rating from over 4,800 owners.
Best TV deals over $ 400
The Amazon Fire TV Omni Series 65-inch has been selling for $ 500 (down from $ 800) for quite a while – and it still is. But it’s such a great deal that it made my list. (Read my Amazon Fire TV Omni Series review to learn more – including why you might want this model over the aforementioned Insignia F30 65-inch for $ 100 less.)
The real standout right now is the Toshiba C350 Series 75-inch LED 4K UHD Smart Fire TV for $ 630, the second-lowest price in this model’s history – and one of the best I’ve ever seen for a screen of this size. Notable specs include Dolby Vision HDR and DTS Virtual: X audio, along with the mandatory Alexa-capable remote. Just make sure your wall or TV stand can accommodate this thing; a 75-inch screen is big.
I haven’t tested the C350 myself, but it earned a very respectable 4.5-star average from over 3,700 buyers.
Samsung Samsung 55-Inch Class Frame Series
$ 980$ 1,398Save $ 418
$ 980 at Amazon
The Frame TV’s claim to fame is its Art Mode: It has built-in motion sensors that automatically display artwork (of your choosing) whenever someone walks into the room. No more staring at a big black box when the TV’s turned off.
By the way, as with virtually all Prime Day deals, you need an Amazon Prime subscription (which also nets you fast, free shipping on most items, among other perks). Not yet a member? No problem. You can sign up for your free 30-day Amazon Prime trial here.