Complete Walmart Black Friday ad leaked -- the full list of HDTV deals

Complete Walmart Black Friday ad leaked -- the full list of HDTV deals

Summary: And then there was Walmart. After Black Friday ads for Best Buy and Target were leaked, the last -- and biggest -- retailing giant did all it could to prevent its Black Friday sales circular from reaching the Internet, including sending cease-and-desist letters to sites that tried to post it -- until apparently just giving up.

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And then there was Walmart. After Black Friday ads for Best Buy and Target were leaked, the last -- and biggest -- retailing giant did all it could to prevent its Black Friday sales circular from reaching the Internet, including sending cease-and-desist letters to sites that tried to post it -- until apparently just giving up.

But who cares about the politics of posting ads online -- let's get to Walmart's Black Friday deals on HDTVs and Blu-ray players. As usual, there are a couple of eye-popping sale prices on sets from lesser manufacturers: In this case, a 32-inch LCD from Emerson for $198, a 50-inch 720p plasma from Sanyo for $498, and a 55-inch 1080p 120Hz LCD from Element for $799, the latter available only on the Walmart Website. But a few top-tier vendors are represented as well, especially Samsung, who has five LCD TVs on sale.

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    Starting at $328, there's the 32-inch Samsung LN32C350, and the 40-inch 1080p LN40C500 is also under $500 (at $498, a penny more than at Sears on Black Friday). For an extra 6 inches of screen size, you can get the LN46C600 for $798 ($300 less than the current price at TigerDirect); the 52-inch LN52C530 is $998 (currently $1,169), but unlike the LN46C600, it only has 60Hz refresh rates instead of 120Hz. If you'd prefer an LED-backlit set, the Samsung UN46C5000 46-incher is $898, marked down significantly from $1,249.

    Walmart is also advertising one Vizio Black Friday HDTV deal and one from LG. On Saturday only, the Vizio E370VL 37-inch 1080p LCD is $378 (regularly $468), while the 42-inch LG 42LD400 will be available on Black Friday for $478. Finally, there's one Sony Bravia Black Friday TV deal, another Saturday-only sale: $698 for the 46-inch (but 60Hz) KDL-46EX400, which Walmart has been selling for $763.

    There are also a pair of Sony Blu-ray players on sale on the day after Black Friday, one for $98 (BDP-S270) and a Wi-Fi-enabled model for $158 (BDP-S570). More Blu-ray deals include the LG BD550 for $94 (instead of $128) and the Samsung BD-C6500 with built-in Wi-Fi for $138 (slashed from $249.99). There's also a Magnavox Wi-Fi-enabled Blu-ray player for just $69. Not surprisingly, Walmart touts "connected" Blu-ray players that support the Vudu video-streaming service (which Walmart purchased earlier this year) and doesn't promote Netflix support.

    So will Walmart's Black Friday TV deals spur you to wait in line for hours in the middle of the night, all for the chance you may be trampled when stores open at 5 a.m.?

    [Via BlackFriday.info]

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    • RE: Complete Walmart Black Friday ad leaked -- the full list of HDTV deals

      Good deals but you won't see me at the doors of walmart at 5am. Its not worth that hassle. I'll try my luck with something online.
      Loverock Davidson
    • RE: Complete Walmart Black Friday ad leaked -- the full list of HDTV deals

      So will Walmart?s Black Friday TV deals spur you to wait in line for hours in the middle of the night, all for the chance you may be trampled when stores open at 5 a.m.?

      No. Not worth the effort. They probably have two items per store for sale anyway. I'll get a good deal somewhere else without having to elbow my way into a store for a wish and a hope.
      dvanderwerken
    • MalWart - Schmucks Selling Crap to Slobs

      Virtually all MalWart's inventory is made to their minimal spec, or are the lowest-end offerings from the major manufacturers. Buying a TV on the basis of dollars/inch is like shopping for a date by the pound: "I got a date with a 400Lb-er for only $12, cuz we went to King's Table!" Not exactly a deal I'd be bragging about.
      panzrwagn@...
      • RE: Complete Walmart Black Friday ad leaked -- the full list of HDTV deals

        @panzrwagn@...

        LOL! I GOTTA remember that one!
        PercySludge
    • Black Friday/Pre-Black Friday Sales... ????

      I just purchased a 50" Samsung Plasma TV for my sister-in-law at Best Buy three weeks ago this past Saturday. I paid $899 for the TV and it was NOT ON SALE.
      Currently the Best Buy Black Friday Sale is listing that same TV "ON SALE" for only $1079!!! Damn, now that's quite a sale!
      There "ought to be a law"! They should be legally required to state that it's "FOR SALE" and not "ON SALE"!!!!
      rwbyshe@...
    • Lots of great deal this year at WalMart

      Walmart is going to open a midnight this year on the night of Thanksgiving. They say there will be unadvertised door busters at midnight but the electronics won't go on sale until 5am. This stirs up the game a little bit since people will already be in the store when these items go on sale inside. You need to know how to get these items and beat the crowds. You can find all the information you need, for free, at http://www.BlackFridaySecrets.NET
      blackfridaysecrets.net
    • RE: Complete Walmart Black Friday ad leaked -- the full list of HDTV deals

      The big boys like Amazon, Target and Walmart will once again for Black Friday 2011 slug it out. Good - the consumer wins! I follow http://www.BlackFridayAds2011.info because they show the deals before, during and after Black Friday.
      Garylovestoshop