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It’s finally here: the sale day to end all sale days, Black Friday. Now is an excellent time to upgrade your TV, bagging a bargain on some of the latest technology, upgrading your viewing experience at a price your wallet will be happier about.

In this guide, we’ve listed some of the best deals that we can find, focusing on Freeview Play televisions to give you the best viewing experience with the largest amount of free content. You can take a look through the list below if you know what you’re looking for.

If you need a bit more help on getting the best deal, then our previous post on how to get the best Black Friday TV deal sets out some information to help you filter out the truly great deals from the bad ones. That post is well worth reading, but here we’ve done a lot of the hard work for you, with our rundown of the best TV deals.

Currys Black Friday TV deals

Panasonic TX-32FS500B 32" Smart HDR LED TV – £199 (save £50) – 32in

Panasonic TV

If you’re looking for a bedroom TV or, perhaps, something for the kitchen, the Panasonic TX-32FS500B is usually a well-priced, high-quality option. In the sales, you get £50 off the usual price, bringing you a great TV for just under £200.

You get full access to all of the Freeview HD free channels, with the ability to record your favourite shows to storage plugged in via USB. Freeview Play gives you all of the catch-up TV you can want, with Panasonic’s Discovery Bar helping you to find something to watch. Plus, as a smart TV, you’ve got access to top streaming services, such as Netflix, and YouTube.

This TV has a 720p resolution, which is ideal for the size and prize, but surprisingly it features HDR processing to bring out more picture detail than with a regular TV set.

  • 720p resolution
  • Freeview Play
  • 2x HDMI, Component and 2x USB inputs
  • 600Hz

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LG OLED55C9MLB – £1399 (save £400) – 55in

LG Television

There’s no doubting that OLED TVs produce the best picture quality, with deep blacks and stunning clarity that LCD models aren’t capable of. Typically, you pay a lot more for an OLED set, which is why it’s good to see the LG OLED55C9MLB get a hefty £400 discount.

While not a cheap television, you get a lot for your money, including a 4K resolution, stunning picture detail with HDR image processing, and Dolby Atmos sound to project audio virtually all around you.

This model also has Google Assistant built-in, so you can change shows or adjust the volume just by speaking into the remote, plus you can use your TV to control any smart home devices that you may have.

Of course, there’s Freeview Play built-in, complete with the best free-to-air channels and the most comprehensive catch-up services. And, you get more via LG’s innovative WebOS operating system, with tonnes of extra smart apps to choose from, such as Netflix and Amazon Prime Video, to bring you more entertainment.

If you’re looking to get the best-quality TV at the best price, the LG OLED55C9MLB should be high on your list.

  • 4K resolution
  • Freeview Play
  • 4x HDMI, 3x USB inputs

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Argos Black Friday TV deals

Panasonic TX-58GX700B Smart 4K HDR TV – £499 (save £130) – 58in

Panasonic TV

Are you after a big and impressive 4K TV for your living room? You can’t go wrong with the Panasonic TX-58GX700B: a smart 58in 4K television that, thanks to the £130 saving, costs just under £500.

As a 4K TV, you get all of the benefits that you’d expect, including HDR pictures, to display the most amount of information from compatible sources. This LCD TV has a motion rate of 1,200Hz, allowing for smooth processing to deliver silky-smooth visuals.

As a 2019 model, Panasonic’s Freeview Play integration means that as well as the usual catch-up services and live channels, you get a unique boxsets section of the interface to help you binge-watch your way through some of your favourites.

Of course, you get all of the smart TV apps that you could want, including Netflix and Amazon Prime Video. With the ability to record to USB devices and three HDMI inputs for the likes of games consoles and Blu-ray players, this TV brings you everything want at an amazing price.

  • 4K resolution
  • Freeview Play
  • 3x HDMI ports, Component and 3x USB inputs
  • 1,200Hz

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Best AO Black Friday TV deals

Toshiba 58U2963DB – £349 (£50) – 58in

Toshiba TV

No, you haven’t read the price incorrectly, the Toshiba 58U2963DB really is a 58in TV that costs just £349 thanks to a £50 saving. And, it’s not just a big-screen TV, this is a full 4K set with full HDR support to bring you the most detailed images from supported content.

It has three HDMI inputs for external sources, such as an Ultra HD Blu-ray player or games console, although the Freeview Play integration means that you get tonnes of catch-up TV and the best free-to-air TV channels at no extra cost. As a smart TV, you can expect to see your favourite streaming services, too.

Promising stunning detail and clarity, and a sharp resolution, this TV should make the most of anything that you watch on it. More expensive TVs may produce a smoother and more detailed picture, but if you’re after a big-screen bargain, the Toshiba 58U2963DB could be for you.

  • 4K resolution
  • Freeview Play
  • 3x HDMI and 2x USB inputs
  • 50Hz

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Best Amazon Black Friday TV deals

Sony BRAVIA KD49XG81 – £539 (save £410) – 49in


The 4K Sony BRAVIA KD49XG81 is a top LCD TV, available for a bargain price thanks to a £410 price saving off of its original price. In effect, you’re getting a near-on £1,000 TV for a far more budget-friendly price.

As this TV was originally sold for a lot more, you get some truly high-end features, including breath-taking HDR images and Sony’s X-Reality Pro engine to deliver anything you want in the sharpest detail. This TV also has Sony’s Motionflow XR 400Hz technology, to make everything look silky smooth.

This TV has built-in Freeview HD for the best free-to-air TV channels. Sony uses the Android operating system to power the TV, giving you access to catch-up TV apps, as well as top streaming services, including Netflix, Youtube and Amazon Prime Video. You can even use the Google Assistant via the remote to control your TV or smart home.

A Freeview Play TV will get you better integration of live and catch-up TV, but you’re looking for a high-end 4K TV that’s had a big price cut, the Sony BRAVIA KD49XG81 fits the bill.

  • 4K resolution
  • Freeview HD
  • 4x HDMI and 3x USB inputs
  • 800Hz

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