The holidays are fast approaching, which means there’s going to be ample time to kick back and enjoy some great movies and TV shows at home with your family. To get the best picture quality, you should think about an 8K TV. And with Cyber Monday deals already well underway, it’s the perfect time to buy.
The best 8K TVs offer four times the resolution of 4K TVs, for an astonishingly realistic-looking picture. And even though there isn’t a lot of 8K content to watch just yet, the selection is growing all the time. Plus, an 8K TV can even make 4K content look better than on a 4K TV thanks to the magic of 8K image processing, which upscale 4K images to 8K. As part of our efforts to hunt down the best Cyber Monday TV deals, we’ve found these great 8K TV deals.
It was hard to ignore this Samsung Q800T as we were putting together the Best Buy Cyber Monday TV deals. Our senior editor, Caleb Denison, had already called this model out as being the most affordable 8K TV you can buy, and that was before it went on sale. Now, at just $2,300, this stunning 8K TV is almost as affordable as similarly-sized 4K TVs.
The key to the Q800T’s image quality is its Quantum Processor 8K chip. It’s the same processor that Samsung uses on its flagship Q950TS 8K TV — which costs considerably more — which means you’re getting ultra-high-end image quality for less. With a 120Hz native refresh rate, all the on-screen action from sports to video games will be super-smooth and its 24x full-array local dimming backlight creates vivid high dynamic range (HDR) results.
The Q800T is also well future-proofed with Apple’s AirPlay for wireless streaming from Apple products, an ATSC 3.0 over-the-air tuner for the next generation of broadcast TV, and your choice of Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant for voice-based content and smart home control.
The LG NanoCell 99 8K TV is another amazing deal if you’re looking for an 8K TV. LG uses IPS panels for its LED TVs, and these have a much wider viewing angle than many other models. There won’t be a bad seat in the house. LG also throws a huge amount of audio and video format support at this TV: You get HDR10, HLG, and Dolby Vision, plus Dolby Atmos too.
With Dolby Vision IQ, you never have to adjust your picture settings as the lighting conditions in your room change — the onboard sensors constantly evaluate the amount of ambient light and adjust brightness and contrast levels so that you always get the best image quality, day or night.
If you or someone in your household likes to game, this is the best 65-inch 8K TV you can buy. In addition to its 120Hz native refresh rate panel, the NanoCell 99 has auto low latency mode (ALLM) and HGIG profiles so that HDR games look their best — without obscuring important details that can change your ability to react to what’s happening on-screen.
LG’s ThinQ smart TV system also gives you a choice between Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant for voice assistance, so you can control your content and smart home devices the way you prefer.
If your sweet new 8K TV needs audio to match, check out our Cyber Monday soundbar deals. Not sure and 8K TV is right for you? Don’t worry, Cyber Monday is full of amazing deals on all kinds and all sizes of TVs:
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