Usually $800, this fantastic 55-inch Sony Bravia X800G 4K TV is on sale for just $500 at Best Buy for Cyber Monday. As if the $300 discount wasn’t enough, the retailer is also bundling a coupon that will score new Sling TV customers 40% off their membership for the first two months, no matter how many add-ons they select, so if you’re thinking about cutting the cord, the Sony X800G with its intuitive Android TV smart software, sweetened by the discount on both the hardware and streaming service, is a no-brainer.
Sony has carved out a name for itself in the television space for being at the forefront of what’s called picture processing. We won’t delve too deep into the technical side, but in a nutshell, this results in more color-accurate, detail-rich visuals that are leaps and bounds ahead of the competition. It’s because of this that the manufacturer can charge a lot more for its 4K TVs. When this model is on the shelves for its usual $800 asking price (i.e. when it’s not Cyber Monday), a comparable 55-inch Samsung costs around $500.
Being an Android TV, hundreds of streaming services are at your disposal the instant you take the 55-inch Sony Bravia X800G out of the box. One would assume this would make tracking down a specific show or movie a tiresome task, but it’s quite the opposite. To help make navigation a breeze, the television is equipped with Google Assistant for voice control and dedicated hardware buttons on the remote control for both Google Play Movies & TV and Netflix, letting you fire them up from any application at any time.
Here’s a look at some of the commands Assistant can execute:
- “Play Stranger Things on Netflix.”
- “Switch over to HDMI 3.”
- “Set the volume level to 40%.”
- “Turn off after this episode of Breaking Bad.”
You can also ask it contextual questions, like:
- “Who is Steve McQueen?”
- “What’s the weather like in New York?
- “Do I have any appointments tomorrow?”
- “What time is sunset on Friday?”
And even instruct it to control smart-connected hardware:
- “Set the Nest Thermostat to 69 degrees.”
- “Tell the Roomba to vacuum the kitchen.”
- “Turn on the lights in the living room.”
- “Lock the front door.”
So, if the 55-inch Sony X800G 4K TV couldn’t be easier to use and looks fantastic — both off and on — why wouldn’t you take advantage of this offer that will see it at the center of your home entertainment at a discount? The only thing that springs to mind is if its screen isn’t large enough. Fortunately, there are several other Cyber Monday TV deals available now that might just tickle your fancy, including a 75-inch Sony X800G for just $1,100 (down $700) and an 82-inch Sony Bravia X850G for $2,200 (down $1,200).
Bargain hunters on the lookout for more fantastic offers ought to take a peek at our list of the best Cyber Monday deals. We’ll be updating it from now through the event, so we’d recommend making it your one-stop-shop for all the latest savings. More interested in the offers that are set to follow in the run-up to Christmas? Take a look through our extensive Holiday Gift Guide. And like usual, to keep up with the latest offers the Digital Trends Deals Team find in real-time, follow DT Deals on Twitter and visit our Deals Hub.
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