Can't wait for the Black Friday shopping weekend? Then you'll be happy to know that Sam's Club is kicking off its pre-Black Friday sales on November 14. Based on the leaked scans we've seen at BestBlackFriday.com and theblackfriday.com, this one-day event will feature some pretty decent deals on electronics, including a number of TVs.
We took a look at several of the Sams's Club pre-Black Friday sales, which kick off at 7:00 a.m. on November 14, to see how much you'll be able to save.
TV Deals at Sam's Club
- A 65-inch Vizio D65u-D2 4K UHD Smart TV for $998. Currently, the set costs almost $1,500 at Amazon and $1,300 at Sam's Club and some other stores. (Dell will also feature a Vizio 4K TV, the step-up 60-inch M60-C3 4K UHD TV, for $800.)
- A 50-inch Vizio D50u-D1 4K UHD Smart TV for $498. This set is currently $728 at Sam's Club. It's about $300 at a number of retailers, including BrandsMart and Beach Camera.
- A 55-inch Hitachi LE55A6R9 1080p TV, which comes with a Roku Streaming Stick, for $398, down from $528; it's $600 right now at Walmart. The TV uses the Roku Stick to access online content, and it has three HDMI inputs. We tested the 43-inch version of this set, the Hitachi LE53A6R9.
- A Samsung 55-inch 1080p TV and sound bar speaker bundle for $578. The TV is the UN55J620DAFXZA, a 1080p smart TV with two HDMI inputs, and the sound bar is the HW-HM45C. The claimed savings is almost $300. We believe the TV will be similar to the UNJ6200-series sets; we tested the UN60J6200 model, which is in our comprehensive TV Ratings.
Other Sam's Club Electronics Deals
Sam's Club will have the Vizio SB3851-CO 5.1-channel sound bar speaker for $179, $60 off its usual selling price. The system, designed for TVs in the 42-inch size range, has a wireless subwoofer and two rear-channel speakers. This Bluetooth sound bar normally sells for about $250 at Vizio's website and Walmart and Target; it's $200 at B&H Photo.
Gamers looking to step up their action with a new PlayStation 4 can get one at Sam's Club for $299, along with a bundled game that will vary by store.
In the area of computers, you'll find an HP desktop 550-177cb, bundled with a 24-inch monitor, for $699. This is no stripped-down computer—it comes with 12GB of RAM and a 1TB hard drive, and has Intel's powerful i7 processor. It normally sells for about $900.
If portability is important, take a look at HP's 15-inch 15-2c147c1 laptop computer, with an i5 processor, a 1TB hard drive, and 6GB of Ram. On November 14 it will be priced at $400.
Sam's Club will also have deals on Samsung Galaxy phones and tablets, and Apple iPhones and iPad Air 2 tablets.
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