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Get an Insignia 55-inch Roku TV for $449.99

From the Cheapskate: Normally $580, this top-rated TV is the smartest of them all thanks to built-in Roku.

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Hey, remember that Roku 3 box you bought the other day? Maybe you can wrap it up and gift it to someone this December.

Why? Because this: For a limited time, and while supplies last, Best Buy has the Insignia NS-55DR420NA16 55-inch Roku TV for $449.99 shipped (plus sales tax). That'll save you $130.

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It's a good price on any 55-inch TV, but one with Roku already baked in? Even better. That leaves all three of its HDMI inputs free for stuff like cable boxes and game consoles.

This is very new model, one introduced just a couple months back. At the time, CNET's David Katzmaier said it "delivers the simplest, most comprehensive smart-TV experience on the market" and rated it four stars .

Meanwhile, nearly 150 Best Buy customers gave it an average rating of 4.6 stars. So, yeah, good TV. Really good.

And easy to use. Obviously the standard Roku interface is quite easy master (and already familiar to a lot of people), but here it adds tiles for the TV's HDMI inputs and lets you give them custom labels. Thus, just as easily as you'd select, say, Netflix, you can choose your plugged-in Blu-ray player or TV antenna. Everything is seamlessly integrated.

Videophiles may note that the Insignia has just a 60Hz refresh rate, which I consider a feature. TVs that offer 120Hz or 240Hz produce the dreaded soap-opera effect, the worst thing to happen to television since "Jersey Shore." (Hi-yo!)

That "issue" aside, this is a seriously sweet TV for the money. Order it today and it might just arrive in time to watch the rest of the World Series. Even if you miss that, there's always "Peaky Blinders" on Netflix. You are watching "Peaky Blinders," right?

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