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The best TV and recorder deals this bank holiday weekend

Posted April 29, 2016 - Blog Posts

The first May bank holiday is upon us, which means it’s officially time to relax. But if you’re looking to buy a new TV or recorder, fully loaded with Freeview of course, there are some great deals to be had in the shops.

Here at Freeview we don’t want you spending all your time off scrapping over deals on the high street though, so sit back, enjoy a cuppa and take a look at our guide to the biggest bargains out there at the minute.

Richer Sounds

LG 49UB850V TV

£449.95 reduced from £799

Richer Sounds have some fantastic deals on TVs at the minute, and leading the way must be the LG 49UB850V. Its astonishing 4K screen resolution puts it at the cutting edge of TV tech. Combine that with a whopping discount, and you’ve got a real bargain.

Panasonic VIERA TX40CX680B TV

£499 reduced from £599

Get ready to experience a whole new level of viewing pleasure, with one of the best reviewed Freeview TVs around. This 40” 4K Panasonic offers an unbelievable picture and, with a massive stack of features, is a complete steal at this price.

With a clearance sale take place as we speak, you’re sure to find an offer to your taste at Richer Sounds this weekend.


Panasonic VIERA TX-50CX700B TV

£699.98 reduced from £749

With its UHD 4K resolution, the VIERA TX-50CX700B brings you beautiful images at four times the usual detail. When you add built-in Freeview Play, as well as a pretty hefty discount, it really is a snip.

Currys are celebrating the bank holiday with a massive flash sale. Don’t hang around though, it ends on Wednesday.

John Lewis

LG 55EG960V Curved TV

£2249 reduced from £2499

The amazing LG 55EG960V boasts not only a huge 55” 4K OLED curved screen, but also 3D technology and a mightily impressive speaker system. It might be big bucks, but it’s basically an all in one home cinema.

Philips 32PFT5500 TV


People say that good things come in small packages. This 32” Phillips is a perfect example. Fully equipped with Freeview HD, it’s ideal for anyone who wants to catch up with their favourite TV in style, but is a little short on space.

Panasonic DMR-BWT740EB 1TB recorder


If you’re not looking for a new TV, but do want more on demand TV, then this Panasonic Freeview+ HD recorder might be exactly what you’re after. Complete with the latest 4K tech, it comes with twin tuners, so you can watch one channel while recording another.

With a whole host of other bank holiday weekend deals, you’ll be able to nab yourself a bargain with John Lewis this weekend.


Humax FVP-4000T 500GB recorder

£199 with ½ price HDMI cable

Simply plug this award-winning recorder into your TV and you’ll be enjoying on demand shows and all the Freeview channels in no time.

Argos have brought their Big Red Event back just in time for the bank holiday, so don’t forget to check out their best offers from the last seven days.


Samsung UE48J6300 TV

£449 reduced from £499

This super-slim LED TV from Samsung is on offer for a fantastic price this bank holiday. With a 48” screen and beautifully curved screen it doesn’t just looks stunning though, it also produces a picture perfect image.

With bargains galore to be had, Tesco is definitely worth a visit this bank holiday.


Sony KD-49X8307C TV

£699 reduced from £1299

If a £600 saving isn’t enough to tempt you to splash out on this Sony TV, perhaps its 49” 4K LED screen might be. Complete with built-in Freeview, these are sure to sell fast, so hurry.

As always, Amazon have loads of offers to take advantage of this weekend.

There are loads of great offers out there for you at the minute, so if you do end up popping to the shops, don’t worry, we’ll have all your TV needs covered when you get back for a well deserved rest.

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