Best Buy's $9.99 Samsung TV, too good to be true
Screenshot from BestBuy.com
Yep. Too good to be true, indeed.
No matter how sophisticated retail sites get, human error can always muck things up. And Best Buy seems particularly prone to such blunders – so much so that some wonder if the electronics giant does this on purpose to draw attention. And the "sale" certainly turned heads: searches for the TV took up three spots on Google's top 30 trending terms this morning. No word on whether the majority were looking for a good deal or for a good laugh.
That particular TV SKU is no longer listed on the retailer's site. Only an updated Samsung model remains. That one, by the way, costs $1,799.99, about 50 percent off the original price. Doesn't quite have the same ring as $10.
If any snappy shoppers leapt on the $10 deal, they're out of luck. Best Buy's online terms clearly state that the store may correct such errors at any time and void sales at the mistaken price. Dang.
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