You’re forgiven for the feeling of deja-vu. We’ve been here before.
The, CNET’s Editors’ Choice as the TV with the , period, is back on sale.
Best Buy has the lowest prices, charging $550 for the 55-inch size (a savings of $50) and $800 for the 65-inch version (a savings of $170).
See the 55-inch 55R615 at Best Buy
See the 65-inch 65R615 at Best Buy
Assuming you’re not lucky enough to, that’s as low as we’ve seen for the 65-incher. But , including .
Meanwhile the 55-inch size has gone, but $550 is still a great deal. My review at CNET gave this TV a 10 in the Value score, and that was at its original pricing. Note that the has yet to go on sale.
The version of the 6 series with the lowest price is the R615, which is exclusive to Best Buy. It lacks the enhanced voice remote found on the R617 versions available at places like Amazon and Walmart. The R617 costs $830 for the 65-inch size and $580 for the 55-inch size, and in my book it’s worth the extra $30 for the convenience of the voice remote, which works great for searches in particular. Either way, you can’t go wrong.
See the 55-inch 55R617 at Amazon
See the 65-inch 65R617 at Amazon
The 6 series came out in mid-2018, but it’s still a perfectly good TV. Yes, TCL, and from what I’m guessing it will have better image quality than the 6 series on sale now. But it will probably be a long time, November 2019 at least, before that successor reaches the same price as today’s model. Here’s .