So, you've got a PS5 and/or Xbox Series X, have you? You lucky so and so. But now you're realising that your existing TV, very nice though it may be, isn't quite cutting the mustard and doesn't have all of the features necessary to take full advantage of your new console. Time for an upgrade.
Of course, having recently forked out for a next-gen games machine, you can't now afford to waste money. You want the best, but you also want it at the best price, and that's why you're hunting for the best gaming TV deals.
That's where we come in. We scour the web daily to find the best possible prices on the best kit there is, and now we're using that expertise to find the biggest deals on perfectly specced gaming TVs.
What are those specs that we're looking for? The big one is 4K@120Hz, which is new technology that's built into both the PS5 and Xbox Series X and makes games smoother and more responsive than ever before. It requires special panels, processing and connections, so is still the preserve of quite high-end TVs.
VRR (Variable Refresh Rate) is a big deal, too, as that smooths gameplay even further. ALLM (Auto Low Latency Mode) is also nice to have as it allows the TV to automatically switch between its optimal game and movie picture settings depending on what you're doing with your console.
Crucially, every TV below supports all of these features, so you can buy knowing that every next next-gen gaming base is covered. Unfortunately, that does mean you're looking at quite premium TVs, although the discounts make them far more affordable than you probably expect.
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42-inch and 43-inch gaming TV deals
LG OLED42C2 2022 OLED TV
£1399 £699 at John Lewis (save £700)
LG's first 42-inch OLED TV has only been available for five minutes but has already had a big discount. It's slightly less bright than the bigger C2 models but otherwise has the same features. That should make it a huge hit, particularly with gamers who want a desktop TV with all of the next-gen specs. Getting this amazing deal involves registering for (or logging into) a My John Lewis account and using code MYJL100LG at checkout.
Sony XR-42A90K 2022 OLED TV
£1899 £1195 at Amazon (save £604)
Sony's first 42-inch OLED is a high-end treat, particularly if picture authenticity is your priority. It sounds great by TV standards, too. The 42-inch LG C2 is still overall the better buy, given its much lower price and extra HDMI 2.1 sockets, but there are some who will feel it's worth spending the extra on this Sony.
Samsung QE43QN90B 2022 QLED TV
£1299 £799 at John Lewis (save £500)
Other than Dolby Vision gaming (Samsung TVs don't support Dolby Vision at all), the QN90B supports every next-gen gaming spec there is and it goes brighter than its OLED rivals.
48- to 50-inch gaming TV deals
LG OLED48C2 2022 OLED TV
£1399 £899 at Sevenoaks (save £550)
If you want a cutting-edge 48-inch TV, the OLED48C2 is for you. This is the very latest LG OLED TV with all of the company's best tech and every gaming feature covered.
Samsung QE50QN90B 2022 QLED TV
£1499 £899 at Richer Sounds (save £600)
With a super-punchy delivery and full support for 4K 120Hz, VRR and ALLM, the QN90B is an excellent option for hardcore gamers.
Philips 48OLED806 2021 OLED TV
£1299 £899 at Richer Sounds (save £400)
Let's cut straight to the chase: this is our favourite TV of 2021. The OLED806 series is just brilliant, offering super-punchy and crisp images, solid sound, Ambilight and loads of next-gen gaming features, and at 48-inches it's compact enough for any lounge.
Philips 48OLED807 2022 OLED TV
£1499 £1199 at Box (save £300)
The 48OLED807 is an absolutely brilliant OLED TV at a really attractive price. Great picture, above-average sound, strong gaming specs and glorious Ambilight. What more could you want?
Sony XR-48A90K 2022 OLED TV
£1899 £1295 at Sevenoaks (save £604)
"An astonishingly good 'small' OLED TV" is how we described the 48-inch Sony A90K in our review. For picture authenticity and sound quality, you can't buy better at this size, and its gaming specs (while not quite up there with the LG C2) are strong.
55-inch gaming TV deals
Samsung QE55S95B 2022 QD-OLED TV
£2399 £1099 at Amazon (save £1340)
You'd have thought that the first QD-OLED TV (which combines Quantum Dot and OLED technologies) would be obscenely expensive, but Samsung is already offering huge discounts on the S95B. This is one of the best TV deals you're ever going to find.
LG OLED55C2 2022 OLED TV
£1899 £979 at Sevenoaks (save £850)
LG's new C2 is the ideal TV for most people. It's brighter than any 2021 OLED, produces brilliantly punchy but natural images and boasts every next-gen gaming feature you could ask for. Use code GDSAVE100 to get this excellent deal.
LG OLED55C1 2021 OLED TV
£1699 £1000 at Currys (save £699)
2021's C-series OLED from LG was everything you would expect – an all-round picture performer with every next-gen gaming feature you could hope for. It's got the catch-up apps that were missing from the CX, too. A brilliant TV, particularly at this price.
Sony XR-55A95K 2022 QD-OLED TV
£2699 £2095 at Box (save £504)
Unlike Samsung's S95B, above, Sony's new QD-OLED TV is priced as you'd expect a premium, next-gen television to be. It's an undeniably expensive proposition, even with this discount, but if money's no object, this is the best TV you can currently buy.
Sony XR-55A80J 2021 OLED TV
£1899 £998 at Amazon (save £601)
Sony's awesome A80J OLED TV launched at £1899, was down to £1699 when we reviewed it (and gave it 5 stars) and can now be bought for much less than that. An absolutely brilliant TV that majors on authenticity.
LG OLED55G2 2022 OLED TV
£2399 £1299 at Sevenoaks (save £1100)
While most people will be best served by the C2, above, the G2 is even brighter and punchier and boasts a frame-like design that makes it look particularly brilliant when wall-mounted. Do bear in mind that there's no stand in the box. Use code GDSAVE150 to get this deal.
65-inch gaming TV deals
LG OLED65C2 2022 OLED TV
£2699 £1449 at John Lewis (save £1150)
While the G2 is an even better performer, the C2 is still the 2022 LG OLED TV that most people should buy, thanks to its irresistible performance-per-pound credentials. It's got a flawless set of next-gen gaming features, too. To get this code you need to be a My John Lewis member (joining is free and pretty quick) and then add promo code '100' at checkout.
Samsung QE65S95B 2022 QD-OLED TV
£3399 £1499 at Richer Sounds (save £1900)
The 65-inch version of Samsung's next-gen QD-OLED TV is even more heavily discounted than its 55-inch sibling. This is an astonishingly low price for such an excellent, envelope-pushing television.
LG OLED65C1 2021 OLED TV
£2499 £1399 at Richer Sounds £1100)
The latest C-series OLED from LG is everything you would expect – an all-round picture performer with every next-gen gaming feature you could hope for. It's got the catch-up apps that were missing from the CX, too. A brilliant TV, particularly at this price.
LG OLED65G2 2022 OLED TV
£3299 £1899 at Sevenoaks (save £1400)
The G2 offers the best 4K picture quality that LG currently produces, boasting not only OLED Evo technology, but also an added heatsink that allows the panel to be pushed to even brighter levels. The design is also lovely (though bear in mind that a wall bracket is included but a stand is not) and every gaming feature imaginable is supported. Use code GDSAVE200 to get this price.
75- to 77-inch gaming TV deals
LG OLED77C2 2022 OLED TV
£3699 £2549 at Sevenoaks (save £1150)
If you want the best performance-per-pound LG OLED of 2022 in a truly cinematic size, this 77-inch version of the C2 is what you're after. It's got all of the top-notch features of the smaller models but with an extra dose of epicness. Use code GDSAVE200 to get this deal.
LG OLED77G2 2022 OLED TV:
£4499 £3499 at Sevenoaks (save £700)
The 77-inch version of LG's top 4K OLED TV is every bit the dazzling proposition you imagine it to be. If you've got the space and the money, this is a superb option. Use code GDSAVE200 at checkout to get this deal.
£7999 £4499 at AO (save £3500)
This is Samsung's top 2022 TV and, to cut a long story short, the best 8K TV we've tested, offering greater detail and sharpness than any 4K TVs, even with sub-8K content. It's beautifully stylish and great for gaming, too.
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