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Samsung’s art-inspired Frame TVs are up to $1,000 off right now



Everyone may like watching movies on a big screen, but a hulking panel is nothing but an eyesore when turned off. That’s why Samsung’s Frame TV has become so popular over the last several years and why several TV manufacturers, including Amazon, have begun to crib ideas from the company’s artsy panels. And while the Frame certainly isn’t cheap, you can currently pick up the 2022 model at Amazon in the 55- and 65-inch sizing for $997.99 ($500 off) and 1,597.99 ($400), respectively. It’s also on sale in the behemoth 75-inch configuration for $1,895 ($1,103 off), an all-time low, with Best Buy and Walmart matching Amazon’s pricing in most instances.

Despite its lofty price tag, the Frame isn’t for people who want pristine image quality or cutting-edge gaming specs, even if it does offer a 120Hz refresh rate and HDMI 2.1 support. The 4K QLED TV was designed with aesthetics in mind, and as such, its biggest asset is that it sports an exceptional anti-glare matte screen, customizable bezels (including wood options), and a standby mode that showcases artwork from around the world when idle. Samsung even recently expanded the art selection with pieces from the Met, though, as is the case with everything in Samsung’s Art Store, you’ll need to pay for a subscription ($4.99 a month or $49.90 annually) to take advantage of the TV’s suite of art-centric features.

It’s hard to knock JBL for not wanting to tweak a winning formula — something it has effectively achieved with its lineup of Flip Bluetooth speakers over the past decade. The JBL Flip 6, like the Flip 5, continues to offer a lot of bang for your buck, especially now that it’s on sale at Amazon, Walmart, and Best Buy for $99.95 ($30 off).

We’ve long considered the JBL Charge 5 to be one of the best Bluetooth speakers you can buy; however, not everyone needs booming sound and the unique ability to recharge external devices on the go. The Flip 6 features a smaller and more travel-friendly design, with a cylindrical build that can rest either vertically or horizontally. It’s still a mono speaker, but its two-way driver and dual passive radiators produce well-balanced audio, not to mention a surprising amount of bass. (You can also pair two Flip speakers together in stereo mode using the JBL app.)

As for other specs, JBL’s latest portable speaker offers a decent 12 hours of continuous playback and an IP67 rating for dust and water resistance. The only real downside to me, other than the fact it lacks speakerphone capabilities, is that it still sports a massive JBL logo on the front. Then again, JBL has never really been one for subtlety.

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