The 10 best 4K TVs under $500 — including the smartest deals for gaming, streaming and sports

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Yes, you can get an awesome 4K TV for under $500—if you act fast (Photo: Walmart)

Some people think you have to spend thousands for a high-quality 4K TV. Not true!

Right now, there are TV sales and deals galore— for less than $500, you can get a top-notch model with immaculate picture quality and smart home and streaming features from premium brands like Sony, Samsung, LG and more.

Below, the best 4K TV sales and deals under $500.

Best for movie night: LG 55-inch 4K Smart UHD TV w/AI ThinQ (55UM7300)

This 55-inch LG 4K TV is on sale for just $468! (Photo: Walmart)

Amazing viewing angles and a true-to-life picture make this LG 4K UHD smart TV perfect for movie night. Instead of schlepping to the theater, you can just plop on the couch and watch your favorite movies for less than 500 bucks. Heaven.

Shop it: LG 55-inch 4K Smart UHD TV w/AI ThinQ, $468 (was $700), walmart.com

Best entry level: TCL 55-inch 4K Smart LED Roku TV (55S425)

This TCL 4K TV has a 4.2 out of 5-star review rating. (Photo: Amazon)

If you’re looking for your first 4K TV at a great value, check out this TCL 55-inch 4K smart TV. It features a fantastic picture quality with vivid colors and deep black levels, as well as HDR 10 (high dynamic range) support with immaculate images that’ll make you happy you finally made the leap to 4K.

Shop it: TCL 55-inch 4K Smart LED Roku TV (2019 model), $320, amazon.com

Best bang for your buck: VIZIO 55-inch 4K Ultra HD HDR Smart LED TV (D55x-G1)

Save $128 on this VIZIO 55-inch 4K TV (Photo: Walmart)

For only $350, this 55-inch VIZIO 4K smart TV has some of the best features around, including built-in Chromecast and smart home compatibility with Amazon and Google—not to mention its glorious picture quality, multiple HDMI options and USB functions all packed inside its 55-inch display.

Shop it: VIZIO 55-inch 4K Ultra HD HDR Smart LED TV, $350 (was $478), walmart.com

Best budget option: Insignia 43-inch 4K UHD Smart LED TV HDR — Fire TV Edition (NS-43DF710NA19)

This baby comes with Fire TV built-in. (Photo: Amazon)

At $250, the Insignia 43-inch 4K UHD Smart LED TV: Fire TV Edition is a steal. It features an Ultra HD resolution at 2160p, Amazon Alexa integration and Amazon Fire TV built-in with access to Prime Video, Netflix, HBO Now, YouTube and more.

Shop it: Insignia 43-inch 4K UHD Smart LED TV HDR — Fire TV Edition, $250 (was $300), amazon.com

Best picture: VIZIO 65-inch E-Series 4K Ultra HD HDR Smart LED TV (E65-F1)

With a 120Hz refresh rate, this 65-incher is great for watching live sports. (Photo: Walmart)

The 65-inch VIZIO E-Series 4K UHD smart TV owes its bright colors and deep black levels to 12 local dimming zones—this means the picture quality and color accuracy shifts depending on the images. Trust us, you’ll never watch TV the same way again.

Shop it: VIZIO 65-inch E-Series 4K Ultra HD HDR Smart LED TV (2018 model), $500 (was $798), walmart.com

Best for streaming: Toshiba 55-inch 4K Ultra HD Smart LED TV HDR — Fire TV Edition (55LF711U20)

This has a 4.2 out of 5-star review rating with over 7,800 reviews. (Photo: Amazon)

With more than 500,000 streaming movies and TV episodes available, the Toshiba 55-inch 4K Ultra HD Smart LED TV HDR: Fire TV Edition packs a punch. It offers access to Prime Video, Netflix, Hulu, HBO Now, YouTube and PlayStation Vue. And it features built-in Alexa voice assistant for easy searching and hands-free navigation.

Shop it: Toshiba 55-inch 4K Ultra HD Smart LED TV HDR — Fire TV Edition, $450, amazon.com

Best for gaming: TCL 55-inch 4K Ultra HD Dolby Vision HDR Roku Smart LED TV (55S525)

Now featuring Dolby Vision HDR! (Photo: Walmart)

With a refresh rate of 120Hz, the TCL 55-inch 4K Ultra HD Dolby Vision HDR Roku Smart LED TV is great for gamers who demand buttery smooth action without skipped frames or slowdowns. It comes with four HDMI ports that can be used for a Blu-ray-player, Xbox One X, Playstation 4 Pro and Nintendo Switch. Not bad for $400.

Shop it: TCL 55-inch 4K Ultra HD Dolby Vision HDR Roku Smart LED TV, $400, walmart.com

Best for live sports: Samsung 55-inch 4K UHD LED Smart TV with HDR (UN55NU6900)

This has a 4.1 out of 5-star review rating. (Photo: Walmart)

Looking for the best picture quality for watching live sports? Meet the Samsung 55-inch 4K UHD LED Smart TV. Thanks to its high refresh rate of 120Hz, you’ll bear witness to brilliant and silky smooth action from the NBA, NFL, MLB and NHL. Samsung’s “PurColor” and “Essential Contrast” features will make you feel like you’re at the game.

Shop it: Samsung 55-inch 4K UHD LED Smart TV with HDR, $378 (was $528), walmart.com

Best smart home pick: Sony 43-inch BRAVIA 4K Ultra HD HDR Android Smart LED TV (XBR43X800E)

More than $300 off! (Photo: Walmart)

The Sony BRAVIA 4K UHD TV comes with some of the best smart home bells and whistles for a TV under $500. It features compatibility with Amazon Alexa devices like the Echo Dot and Google Home products like the Google Nest Hub, meaning you’ll have your choice in voice assistants: Alexa or Google Assistant. It also comes with built-in Chromecast for video and music streaming with your smartphone, as well as Android TV for quick access to YouTube, Netflix, Google Play Movies and TV and more.

Shop it: Sony 43-inch BRAVIA 4K Ultra HD HDR Android Smart LED TV, $475 (was $798), walmart.com

Best overall: Samsung 50-inch 4K Ultra HD HDR Smart LED TV (UN50RU7200)

This 4K TV is compatible with Amazon Alexa and Google Home. (Photo: Walmart)

The Samsung 50-inch 4K Ultra HD HDR Smart LED TV has it all. It features a high refresh rate for gaming and watching live sports. It comes with a wide range of streaming and smart options, such as built-in Apple TV and Apple AirPlay 2, Alexa and Google Assistant compatibility, as well as Samsung’s Bixby voice assistant. And it has outstanding picture quality with HDR support for better color contrast and deep black levels.

Shop it: Samsung 50-inch 4K Ultra HD HDR Smart LED TV (2019 model), $398 (was $500), walmart.com

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