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This LG 4K TV just became the best budget TV of 2018

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Update: unfortunately, the LG 65UJ7700 has sold out at the time of this writing.

When we reviewed it, we felt the TCL 6-Series (R615, R617) was the best budget series of TVs available this year. And while we stand by that fact, there’s a deal on Amazon today that stands to usurp our top pick. 

The deal in question is on the LG 65UJ7700 - a 4K TV with HDR10 and Dolby Vision support that comes with LG’s webOS 3.5 built-in - that puts the TV at just under $650, a savings of around $1,150. That puts the LG TV at the same price as the 55-inch TCL 55R617, which means you can get 10 extra inches of TV panel for the same price. 

While the 65% discount is almost enough of a reason to buy the LG TV without any additional qualification, you can rest easy knowing that you’re actually getting one of the better mid-range TVs of last year: At just 12ms of lag response, the TV is great for gamers and with Dolby Vision support it’s a solid pick for the cinephile in your life as well.

The deal goes live at 4 pm PST / 7 pm EST and will be live until the TV sells out … which we expect to happen rather quickly. 

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LG 65UJ7700 4K HDR TV | was $1,799 now $649 at Amazon (opens in new tab) Need a room-filling TV without clearing out your wallet in the process? The 65-inch UJ7700 is available today on Amazon at a record-breaking price of $649 - or around 64% off its regular MSRP.

Nick Pino is Managing Editor, TV and AV for TechRadar's sister site, Tom's Guide. Previously, he was the Senior Editor of Home Entertainment at TechRadar, covering TVs, headphones, speakers, video games, VR and streaming devices. He's also written for GamesRadar+, Official Xbox Magazine, PC Gamer and other outlets over the last decade, and he has a degree in computer science he's not using if anyone wants it.