Hurry! Samsung's 'absolutely amazing' curved 55-inch 4K smart TV is on sale for $498

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Save more than $100 this Samsung Curved Ultra HD LED Smart TV (Photo: Samsung)
Save over $100 on the gorgeous Samsung Curved Ultra HD LED Smart TV. (Photo: Samsung)

It’s not often that the words 'Samsung' and 'sale' are in the same sentence, but sometimes you find an incredible deal that makes you question everything.

Right now, the Samsung 55-inch TU8300 Curved Crystal Ultra HD 4K Smart TV is on sale for just $498 — or $102 off its list price at Amazon and Walmart. That’s a great deal; all the more so coming from such an iconic name in home electronics.

Amazon and Walmart both have the 4K TV for the lowest price on the web right now — that's right, even cheaper than at Samsung.com.

Shop it: Samsung 55-inch TU8300 Curved Crystal Ultra HD 4K Smart TV, $498 (was $600), amazon.com and walmart.com

And if you have Amazon Prime, you’ll get free shipping, of course. Not yet a member? No problem. You can sign up for your free 30-day trial here. (And by the way, those without Prime still get free shipping on orders of $25 or more.)

Or to get free shipping from Walmart, make sure you’re signed up for Walmart+. Not yet a member? No problem. You can sign up for your free 15-day trial here, but a quick three-question survey will add on an additional two more weeks for a solid 30 days of use. (And by the way, those without Walmart+ still get free shipping on orders of $35 or more.)

Here's the lowdown on this stellar Samsung 4K TV:

Vivid picture on an exceptional curved display

Originally priced at $600, the 4K smart TV has an impressive 55-inch curved display with a full 4K Ultra HD resolution, vivid colors and deep black levels. It produces exceptional picture quality with support for HDR (High Dynamic Range) movies and TV shows for the best 4K viewing experience around.

"This is the first curved television I have owned and it is excellent," shared a satisfied Walmart shopper. "The picture quality is great and so is the sound. I am very impressed with the picture quality. The apps such as Netflix and Hulu work perfect. I would and will recommend this television to anyone."

Curved vs. flat

In case you were wondering, the difference between a curved TV and a flat TV is, of course, the shape. While both can deliver impressive picture quality, a curved TV makes you feel like you’re in the middle of the movie, show or video game. That’s why curved TVs are considered more immersive compared to their flat counterparts, even if the comparisons are slight.

Additionally, the curve also makes the 55-inch 4K TV seem bigger than it actually is. The 4K resolution and HDR (High Dynamic Range) setting draws you in — even if you’re not sitting close to the screen. And shoppers say it's like being in the movie theater too.

"...The curved screen does make a subtle difference in viewing. I love it," raved a five-star Amazon reviewer. "I feel like I am in the movie or in a nice theater watching it. There is very little glare and I have a lot of low lighting in the room..." 

And shoppers also say it rivals competing brands. "...Actually less glare than my old Sony and the other TVs in the house...," continued the reviewer.

Get yourself some beautiful Curved 4K Crystal Ultra HD and head for the hills! (Photo: Samsung)
Get yourself this beautiful curved TV and head for the hills! (Photo: Samsung)

Shop it: Samsung 55-inch TU8300 Curved Crystal Ultra HD 4K Smart TV, $498 (was $600), amazon.com and walmart.com

Superior sound

It’s no slouch in the audio department either. The sound quality on this Samsung Curved 4K TV is world-class — so immersive and rich. "Beautiful TV! The sound and picture is fantastic," reported a savvy Amazon shopper. "It connected easily to our Wi-Fi. We are extremely satisfied with this TV. I have wanted a curved screen for a long time. So happy to have this TV."

Streaming apps galore

Plus, it’s also Wi-Fi-enabled with smart home support for Alexa, Google Assistant, as well as Samsung’s Bixby and video streaming features included. Translation: You don’t have to buy a separate video streaming device to watch Netflix, YouTube, HBO Max, Apple TV, Hulu, Disney+, Paramount+, Peacock and much, much more. It’s baked in the cake and ready to go as soon as you turn it on. And shoppers love that it's great for all sorts of entertainment, including gaming.

"I use this primarily for my computer for both gaming, surfing and entertainment," added another five-star Amazon reviewer. "The apps installed make it easy to watch Netflix, Hulu and Prime TV with little to no switching time between inputs. The picture quality is great, just what i have come to expect from Samsung..."

The Samsung Curved 4K TV includes three HDMI ports for a Blu-ray player or video game console, along with dual USB ports, so you can bring your own media to the party. Some shoppers even use it as a gigantic computer monitor. "The TV is great as is but it really shines when used as a monitor," wrote a happy Amazon shopper. "...With the curved TV, I can see the whole screen clearly in close proximity..."

You won’t find another premium 4K TV quite like the Samsung 55-inch TU8300 Curved Crystal Ultra HD 4K Smart TV for this price.

Take it from this Amazon reviewer: "Absolutely amazing TV."

Shop it: Samsung 55-inch TU8300 Curved Crystal Ultra HD 4K Smart TV, $498 (was $600), amazon.com and walmart.com

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The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.

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