Sound the Alexa-inspired fanfare, a second Amazon Prime Day is officially underway, with only a couple hours left to shop. (Technically, this shopping event has been dubbed the Prime Early Access Sale, not second Prime Day.) The Prime Early Access Sale is a new shopping event designed to give shoppers the perfect opportunity to do their Christmas shopping early. Considering that SPY.com has already started working on selecting the year’s top Christmas gifts, we’re all for it.
The Prime Early Access Sale started on October 11 and runs through the end of the day today, and this event will give you a second chance to take advantage of the best Prime Day TV deals. Some of the discounts we saw on popular LG, Hisense, Samsung and Sony TVs during Prime Day 2022 have since gone back online. Keep checking back, as we’ll regularly update this post with the best Amazon TV deals for Prime members.
What Is the Prime Early Access Sale?
Every year, Amazon hosts a 2-day shopping event called Prime Day, and it’s typically second only to Black Friday as the biggest shopping event of the year. This year, rumors have been swirling that Amazon would host a second Prime Day, and on September 26, Amazon announced that it would host the Prime Early Access Sale in October.
So even though it’s not being branded as a second Prime Day, it’s still an Amazon shopping event where Prime members can save a lot of money. If you’ve been looking to score a deal on some of the top tech products from 2022, shopping this second Prime shopping event is a surefire way to save on household appliances, affordable flatscreens and smart home gadgets.
This two-day extravaganza is the perfect time to invest in a new TV. During the Prime Early Access Sale, we expected Amazon to bring back the best Prime Day TV deals of 2022, and we weren’t surprised to see big savings on OLED TVs, Smart TVs, and 85-inch TVs from Samsung, Sony and LG.
We’ve gathered the top Prime Day TV deals of 2022 that are currently live, and we’ve been updating this post throughout the day with the most current pricing. You can also check out our guide to the Best Prime Day Deals on OLED TVs. We’ve included options for every price range, from budget TVs under $100 to smart models discounted by up to $1,000. If you haven’t already, start your free 30-day trial of Amazon Prime to access the best possible discounts.
1. TCL 6-Series 4K Smart TV
TCL saw plenty of attention at last year’s Prime Day event. We wouldn’t be surprised to see TCL TVs becoming one of the best Prime Day deals on TVs in 2022, and you can currently take substantial discounts on Roku-enabled TCL TVs.
- Save 36% off 32-inch TCL 3-Series, which brings it down to $148
2. LG C2 Series OLED evo
We thought that if we were really, really lucky, LG’s new flagship C2 Series OLED TV would go on sale for Prime Day, and that’s exactly what happened. As brick-and-mortar retailers like Best Buy, Target and Walmart are marking down prices on mid-range and budget-tier TVs, Amazon shoppers can save over $250 on the 65-inch model of the LG C2, the manufacturer’s flagship OLED TV. We recently named this the best TV of 2022, and the current price drop makes this one of the best Prime Day TV deals of 2022 as well.
With accolades like LG’s latest OLED evo panel that dishes out billions of jaw-dropping colors, powerful 4K upscaling, and four HDMI 2.1 inputs for all your next-gen gaming needs, the C2 series is shaping up to be one of the most talked-about sets of 2022.
3. Amazon Fire TV Omni Series
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Another first-party Amazon exclusive, the Amazon Fire TV Omni Series is receiving some major pre-Prime Day discounting, with current markdowns bringing the price down as low as $400. We recently reviewed the Amazon Fire TV Omni Series and can say that it’s easily one of the best budget smart TV in the world right now.
- Save 22% off 50-inch Amazon Fire TV Omni Series, which brings it down to $400
4. LG C1 Series OLED 4k Smart TV
The famous LG C1 Series OLED TV is one of the best TVs in the world, full stop. And ever since Black Friday 2021, LG hasn’t missed an excuse to discount the price by hundreds or thousands of dollars. Considering that this TV is now considered previous-generation, we wouldn’t be surprised if this TV drops to its lowest-ever price during the Prime Early Access Sale, making this one of the top Prime Day TV deals of 2022 — again. Look for discounts on all sizes in this line.
Looking to splurge on an amazing TV on Prime Day? The massive 83-inch LG C1 Series OLED TV is exactly what you need. Right now, this premium LG OLED Smart TV, which we named the best TV of 2021. It’s discounted right now, so if you missed it when it went on sale during the July 2022 event, now’s a good time to snap up this excellent TV.
5. Samsung QN90B TVs
We named the excellent Samsung QN90B QLED TV the best overall 85-inch TV of 2022 recently, so we think it’s worth buying at its regular price. On sale, though, and it’s a no-brainer. It’s discounted right now, so it’s a good idea to act fast.
6. Amazon Fire TV 4-Series
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Amazon’s new line of budget smart TVs, the Fire TV 4-Series, already receives priority discounting from the online retailer. Amazon will certainly be pushing this excellent 4K model hard for Prime Day 2.0.
- Save 19% off 43-inch Amazon Fire TV 4-Series, which brings it down to $300
- Save 26% off 50-inch Amazon Fire TV 4-Series, which brings it down to $350
- Save 17% off 55-inch Amazon Fire TV 4-Series, which brings it down to $430
7. Toshiba C350 Series Fire TV
The first Prime Day 2021 was very good for the world of Toshiba TVs, and the same will likely be true for the second Prime Day 2022. We’re already seeing substantial savings on Toshiba TVs of up to 30%.
- Save 30% off 43-inch Toshiba C350 Fire TV, which brings it down to $250
8. Insignia Class F20 Series Smart Fire TV
Insignia may be a Best Buy brand, but it was a hit on Prime Day 2022. There were savings on both its 24- and 39-inch Fire TV offerings. Both sizes have been available since 2020, and Amazon is trying to get rid of its remaining inventory. Thus, you can score some of the steepest Prime Day TV deals on these Insignias, which are marked down by nearly 50% for the smaller TV.
- Save 47% off 24-inch Insignia F20 Series, which brings it down to $89
- Save 39% off 39-inch Insignia F20 Series, which brings it down to $140
How We Chose the Best Prime Day TV Deals of 2022
If the second Prime Day 2022 hasn’t started, how do we know what the best Prime Day deals on TVs are going to be? Based on previous Prime Day events and the early deals featured above, we have a pretty good sense as to what TVs will be getting the biggest markdowns for Prime members this year. While a number of these featured sets are already on sale, we’re betting you can nab the same savings (or better) if you hang in there until Prime Day.
In addition, you can check out the top Prime Day TV deals of 2021, which should give you a good idea of what to expect this year. In the small TV and budget category, Prime Day 2021 saw some excellent discounts on Fire TVs from Insignia and Toshiba as well as select Hisense models. In the premium TV category, we saw some steep discounts of up to $2,000 on Sony Bravia OLED TVs.
Last year, Prime Day 2021 featured TV discounts such as:
- Insignia 24-inch Fire TV for $99 (Original Price $169)
- Insignia 39-inch Fire TV for $179 (Original Price $249)
- Toshiba 55-inch C350 Fire TV for $349 (Original Price $479)
- Hisense 55-inch H9 for $699 (Original Price $999)
- Sony 77-Inch Bravia OLED TV for $2,999 (Original Price $4,999)
- Sony 75-Inch X950H TV for $1,998 (Original Price $2,599)
- Samsung 65-Inch The Frame TV for $1,597 (Original Price $1,999)
In addition, we saw huge discounts on the LG C1 Series OLED TV during Black Friday 2021, and we expect this to be one of the best Prime Day TV deals of 2022.
Keep checking this post, which we’re updating regularly ahead of Prime Day. During the event itself, we’ll be updating this guide in real-time to ensure it contains the latest discounts.
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