Discounted Samsung, Sharp HDTVs bundled with gift cards

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Gift cards can sweeten any deal, and three of this week's top TV deals feature a $125 or higher eGift card. Included in that bunch is a 2014 65" Samsung complete with a quad-core processor and built-in WiFi. Budget shoppers can check out the 50" LG for $600 or the 24" Insignia at just $110.

Samsung 50" 1080p 120Hz LED-Backlit LCD HD Television bundled with a $350 Dell eGift Card
 Store: Dell Home
 Price: $997.99 with free shipping
 Lowest By: $237

Is It Worth It?: The Samsung UNF6300 offers solid picture quality with accurate overall color, says CNET. And despite lacking a touchpad remote and 3D capabilities, it's still "one of the company's better values." Add to that a very generous $350 Dell gift card and you've got this week's top Editors' Choice TV deal. The 50" TV offers 1080p resolution, a 120Hz refresh rate, built-in WiFi with Smart TV capabilities, and four HDMI inputs.

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LG 50" 600Hz 1080p Plasma HD Television bundled with a $125 Dell eGift Card
 Store: Dell Home
 Price: $599.99 with free shipping
 Lowest By: $124

Is It Worth It?: Although we've seen this TV for $100 cheaper, today's deal includes a $125 Dell gift card, which makes it an all-time price low by $25. Light on features, this 50" plasma offers 1080p resolution, USB connectivity, and two HDMI inputs.

Sharp Aquos 70" 1080p WiFi LED-Backlit LCD HD Television
 Store: Paul's TV
 Price: $1,549.99 via coupon code "BASEBALL13" with free shipping
 Lowest By: $50

Is It Worth It?: Owning a 70" TV is out of the picture for most of us, but for those lucky few who have the space and money, this is the 70" set you'll want in front of you. "The Sharp LE650 series sets the big-screen LCD TV value bar high with very good picture quality for the price," says CNET. "Black levels are dark and detailed, color is accurate, and the image maintains fidelity well in a bright room." Features are also abundant with 1080p resolution, built-in WiFi with support for Netflix and Vudu, and four HDMI ports.

Samsung 65" 1080p 240Hz WiFi LED-Backlit LCD HD Television bundled with a $250 Dell eGift Card
 Store: Dell Home
 Price: $1,797.99 with free shipping
 Lowest By: $151

Is It Worth It?: Not many people can say their TV packs a quad-core processor, but as part of Samsung's 2014 lineup, that's exactly what you'll find inside the Samsung H6350. The CPU was designed to reduce lag and facilitate smooth browsing with the TV's interface. Along with the added horsepower, this 1080p TV also features built-in WiFi with Smart TV capabilities, a 240Hz refresh rate, and four HDMI ports. Even better, it comes with a $250 Dell gift card.

Insignia 24" 720p LED-Backlit LCD HD Television
 Store: Best Buy
 Price: $109.99 with free shipping
 Lowest By: $20

Is It Worth It?: At just over $100, this 24" Insignia is as comfortable in a dormroom as it is in a child's bedroom. The space-saving TV only offers 720p resolution, but at this screen size it's not much of a disadvantage. Other features include LED backlighting, USB connectivity, and two HDMI inputs.

Louis Ramirez is a senior features writer at, where this article first appeared.

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