The best cheap TV deals in May 2016

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Cheap TVs and the best TV deals in the UK

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The days of paying over a grand for a 32-inch TV are long gone as you can see – you can now pick up 32-inch models for under £180 or even 50-inch TVs for less than £360. Curved TVs have come down in price considerably too. We've discovered some stunning deals on 4K Ultra HD TVs. Now is a great time to upgrade, especially with Netflix, Amazon, BBC and Sky all planning on bringing even more 4K content over the coming months. Check out our guide on where to watch 4K TV shows and movies.

We have a selection of the best cheap TV deals across multiple size ranges. Directly below though, you'll find our favourite deal of the week.

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Cheap 4K Tvs at John Lewis

Hisense 58K700 58-inch 4K 3D Smart TV | Now £599 | John Lewischeap 4K Tvs at John Lewis

Hisense are shaking up the world of 4K TVs by bringing us much lower prices than the big name brands, but without compromising on quality to do so. 4K visuals are much better appreciated on larger screens and £599 for a 58-inch screen is stunning value and strong reviews follow the 58K700 everywhere it goes. Smart functions ensure 4K Netflix and YouTube are available straight away and the set even handles 3D, if you're willing to give that another go too. John Lewis are providing a reassuring five year guarantee to make this even more tempting.

View this deal: Hisense 58K700 58-inch 4K 3D Smart TV £599

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Cheap 32-inch and 39-inch TV deals:

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Samsung T32E310 32-inch LED TV | Now £179 | Currys

Wow, this is £100 cheaper than last week! This 32-inch 1080p set includes Freeview HD, two HDMI ports, USB playback and a reassuring two year guarantee.

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Panasonic TX-32C300B 32-inch HD TV | Now £189 | Argos

For what this 32-inch set lacks in resolution, it makes up for with Freeview HD, USB playback, two HDMI ports and a super cheap £189 price tag, making it ideal for a bedroom.

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Samsung UE32J5600 32-inch Smart LED TV | Now £250 | Currys

A great deal last week and now £19 cheaper. This 1080p 32-inch WiFi-ready Smart TV includes the best catch-up and streaming services as standard. With an A-rated energy score, your electricity bill won't hurt from lengthy boxset binges and Samsung's Brief on TV tech will even turn the TV on with your morning alarm.

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Cheap 40-inch, 42-inch and 43-inch TV deals:

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Seiki SE42UA01UK 42-inch Ultra HD 4K TV | Now £250 | ebuyer

An extraordinarily cheap Ultra HD 4K TV. While this Seiki TV comes with Freeview HD, it's important to consider that it isn't a Smart TV, so you'll need additional equipment to watch Netflix, iPlayer and the like.

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LG 43UF680V 43-inch Smart Ultra HD 4K TV | Now £399 | Currys

Wow, Curries have just knocked £200 off this highly rated 43-inch Smart TV. this set is more than capable of rocking out the 4K options on Netflix. A 4K upscaler will even attempt to tidy up any lower resolution content you watch. A Freeview HD tuner will give the main channels a head start there too.

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JVC LT-40C550 40-inch LED TV | Now £200 | Currys

Another £20 reduction this week. This 40-inch screen doesn't bother with any Smart functions, but it does sport a clear 1080p screen and Freeview HD - ideal for those indifferent to Netflix's charms.

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Cheap 48-inch and 49-inch TV deals:

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Samsung UE48JU6400 48-inch 4K UHD Smart TV | Now £479 | Crampton and Moore

Another tempting sub-£500 (and £10 cheaper than last week) offer here for a 4K TV, and a 48-inch model too! As you'd expect, Freeview HD and Smart TV apps are included. Samsung's Brief on TV tech will sync up with your alarm to turn on the TV in the morning and Quad Core processing ensures nippy responses as you flick through the apps.

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Panasonic TX-48C300B 48-inch TV| Now £329 | AO

Not bothered about Smart TV apps or 4K resolutions yet? You could do far worse than this 1080p 48-inch screen with a 200Hz refresh rate, Freeview HD and USB playback functions. This is £20 cheaper than last week too.

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LG 49UF640V 49-inch 4K Ultra HD Smart TV | Now £449 | Argos

You know the stars are aligning for you when large 4K TV sets start to appear cheaper than non-4K TVs of the same size. User scores rate this one highly over on Argos.

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LG 49LF540V 49-inch HD LED TV | Now £370 | Direct TVs

After something just a touch bigger, or just a fan of odd numbers? Then this 49-inch set could tempt you with a 1080p picture, Freeview HD and USB playback features. It's £15 cheaper this week too.

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Cheap 50-inch, 55-inch and 58-inch TV deals:

Cheap TV deals at Curries

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Samsung UE55JU6800 55-inch 4K TV | Now £849 | Curries

A five year guarantee makes this offer much more tempting than the Amazon deal below. As expected, the Netflix-friendly Smart TV functions and Freeview HD are included as standard. A solid deal for a 55-inch 4K screen. This TV is also £50 cheaper than last week.

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Hisense 50-inch 4K Smart TV | Now £400 | Amazon

One of the cheapest 4K TVs we've seen in this price range and a very tempting deal if you're wanting to dip your toe into the world of 4K. Smart TV apps include the likes of Netflix and iPlayer as standard.

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Hisense LTDN50K321UWTSE 50-inch ULTRA HD 4K TV | Now £449 | PRC Direct

This little known brand have come out of nowhere to impress tech fans with an outrageously cheap 50-inch 4K TV. Hisense haven't skimped on other features to keep the price low either as this TV includes Freeview HD, Smart apps, 4 HDMI slots and PVR functionality via USB. One to watch for sure. There's a cheaper Hisense model above, but the included features aren't as clearly listed.

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Hisense UB55EC591 55-inch Smart 4K TV | Now £499 | Compton and Moore

Hisense are just everywhere this week and their 55-inch set is a great deal for under £500. 4K resolutions are becoming more and more prevalent and the smart apps will benefit from it too. Freeview HD also comes as standard. A two year guarantee is a sweet bonus too.

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Sony KD-55X8005C 55-inch 4K UHD Widescreen Smart TV | Now £749 | Amazon

One of the best prices around for a 55-inch 4K screen, although we'd be tempted to take a look at the £899 Samsung model above as it includes a reassuring five year guarantee. This Sony TV includes Android TV functionality for compatible phones and tablets. You can even stream PS3 titles with the PlayStation Now service - although pricey fees say you probably won't.

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LG 55UF850V 55-inch Smart 3D 4K Ultra HD | Now £770 | Currys

The five year guarantee is a huge selling point here if you're splashing out on a large TV. This 4K Ultra HD TV is 3D ready, includes Freeview HD, features your usual Smart features and will also support Netflix in 4K. It'll look like Frank Underwood is in your room. This TV is also included in the Cash for Goals scheme for Euro 2016, where you could get £10 back each time your team scores.

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Sony Bravia KD55X8507CSU 55-inch 3D Smart 4K TV | Now £949 | Currys

3D is being dropped by some manufacturers of 4K TVs, but this Bravia wants to throw itself at you via a 55-inch screen. Additional features include Smart apps, Android TV, Google Cast, catch-up TV. A solid deal, but you could do better if you're not bothered about 3D. This TV is also included in the Cash for Goals scheme for Euro 2016, where you could get £10 back each time your team scores.

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JVC LT-50C750 50-inch Smart LED TV | Now £359 | Currys

Just want a big 50-inch TV without the additional cost of 4K? Then this £359 offer could be the one. You're all set really seeing as it includes 1080p, Freeview HD, and Smart TV apps. With a price like this, you can stick a few quid away to start saving up for a 4K wall-filler in a few years' time.

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Hisense 58K700 58-inch 4K 3D Smart TV | Now £599 | John Lewischeap 4K Tvs at John Lewis

Hisense are shaking up the world of 4K TVs by bringing us much lower prices than the big name brands, but without compromising on quality to do so. 4K visuals are much better appreciated on larger screens and £599 for a 58-inch screen is stunning value and strong reviews follow the 58K700 everywhere it goes. Smart functions ensure 4K Netflix and YouTube are available straight away and the set even handles 3D, if you're willing to give that another go too. John Lewis are providing a reassuring five year guarantee to make this even more tempting.

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Cheap 60-inch and 65-inch TV deals:

Cheap TV deals at Curries

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Samsung UE60JU6000 60-inch Smart Ultra HD 4K TV | Now £799 | Currys

We're entering epic sizes now and this is the cheapest 60-inch 4K TV we can find and it's £100 cheaper than last week. As expected at this end of the scale, it comes with all the Freeview HD and Smart TV bells and whistles. This TV is also included in the Cash for Goals scheme for Euro 2016, where you could get £10 back each time your team scores.

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Hisense 65-inch Smart Ultra HD 4K curved TV | Now £1000 | Amazon

Wow, that's a lot of TV and it's a curved model too. The next best deal we can find for this one is at least £300 more expensive. You're all set for 4K viewing with the Netflix and YouTube apps being 4K ready. Amazon Prime is set to be added soon via a firmware update.

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Samsung UE60JU6800 60-inch 4K Ultra HD Nano Crystal Smart TV | Now £1199 | Curries

Samsung's Nano Crystal Tech pushes this TV even further than the one above and the 1400 PQI (versus 800) provides one of the clearest pictures on the market. HDR (High Dynamic Range) is also present, essentially making most digital cinema projectors seem tame by comparison. But is all this worth the extra £300? Does the generous five year guarantee make it worth investing in? Just remember, prices are always falling. This TV is also included in the Cash for Goals scheme for Euro 2016, where you could get £10 back each time your team scores.

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Sony Bravia KDL65W857C 65-inch Smart 3D LED TV | Now £1199 | Currys

Here's one for you 3D die hards. The screen measures a ginormous 65-inches, albeit at the cost of 4K loveliness. If you can afford to stretch to over a grand for a TV though, we'd imagine 4K would be an essential feature. This TV is also included in the Cash for Goals scheme for Euro 2016, where you could get £10 back each time your team scores.

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