A 4K LCD TV with superb gaming features: Hisense U7G
We recommend an LCD/LED TV if you’re looking for a model that strikes a balance between performance and budget. On an LCD/LED set, you don’t get quite the same impressive picture quality as you would from a premium OLED TV, but it still delivers a great image for significantly less. Our top pick offers excellent HDR images full of bright, vibrant colors alongside superb black levels thanks to local-dimming LED-backlight technology. For gamers specifically, this Hisense model is equipped with HDMI 2.1 ports and boasts a 120 Hz refresh rate, so it’s capable of delivering better motion quality than you can find on most competitors. Not only is this deal a new low price for the 65-inch model, but it’s equal to the best price we’ve seen for the 55-inch version of the U7G, too.
A gaming console that does a lot for less: Microsoft Xbox Series S
The Xbox Series S isn’t the best of the best. It doesn’t take full advantage of 4K resolution, and it lacks a disc drive. But if you don’t have a 4K TV and don’t use a lot of physical games, this deal is a great opportunity to get a new-gen console for significantly less than you’d pay for a top-of-the-line model. This is a new low price for the Series S. Game console deals are still few and far between, so despite this deal being only a modest drop in price, we still think it’s worth taking advantage of if you’ve been trying to get your hands on this model.
A microSD card for your Switch: SanDisk microSDXC Card for Nintendo Switch
With only 32 GB inside the Switch, you’re likely to run out of space quick on your console. Luckily, expanding the storage doesn’t cost much. Striking the perfect balance between performance and price, this Nintendo-branded SanDisk microSDXC card is our pick for the Nintendo Switch. It offers fast write speeds and a compact and durable package. And don’t let the cute Super Mario decoration fool you: In addition to being a great accessory for our flexible gaming console pick, the Switch-themed card works great with any electronics that need a microSDXC card, such as phones, tablets, and other gaming systems. This deal matches the best price we’ve seen for a single, 128 GB card.
A faster drive for the PS5: Samsung 980 Pro SSD (2 TB NVMe)
We don’t think most people buying a solid-state drive for their PC need a more-expensive PCI Express 4.0 version, but if you’re adding an SSD to your new PlayStation 5, this is the only kind of drive that meets Sony’s performance requirements. We haven’t tested it with a PS5 specifically, but the 2 TB version of the Samsung 980 Pro is what we’d recommend for anyone seeking a ton of capacity. It runs faster and cooler than similarly priced drives, which should help ensure that the SSD is working at peak performance and won’t overheat itself or your PS5. However, the software for SSD support is still in beta, so if you’re not currently struggling with space issues on your console, you may prefer to wait. This $280 price matches the previous best for this size.
Read our review of the best SSDs.
This article was edited by Ignacia Fulcher and Nathan Burrow.
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