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Amazon Prime Day is live and with it there are thousands of deals on thousands of items, including tech devices across the spectrum From Amazon devices to laptops and computers and smart home essentials – and while the first day of deals take place. is running out, your savings aren’t. The sale, which runs until Wednesday 14 October (as far as we know at the moment), is on the rise massive sales on significant items such as televisions and mattresses, plus substantial savings on distinct, low-priced items like gifts, clothing, simple home electronics, and even groceries. Although Amazon started this sale in 201
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Prime Day technology sales from other resellers
In our in-depth analysis of the history and impact of Prime Day, several experts told us that following the exponential growth of Prime Day (which began in 2015), other major retailers have begun to manage their own sales during the event sales. “Frankly, it completely altered the retail calendar,” CNBC’s Annie Palmer explained. Even though it used to happen in July, this year it’s happening right now.
Given the interest of Shopping readers, we took a closer look at Walmart, Target, and Wayfair sales. Outside of these, retailers large and small are running equally substantial sales right now to compete with Amazon’s Prime Day sales. Here are some of the most relevant to Shopping readers looking to save on technology:
- Adorama: Up to 55% off technology from Sony, Canon, LG, Lenovo and others
- Best buy: Save on Dyson products, TVs and games
- Blue by ADT: $ 40 off some home security devices
- Dyson: Up to $ 150 off on select devices
- Microsoft: Hundreds of dollars off gaming devices, laptops and tablets
- The Home Depot: Up to 50% discount on some interior furniture, decorations and tableware
- Wayfair: Save up to 70% on the Wayfair sale
Amazon Prime Day 2020: technology sales
Our favorite offers right now
- Instant Pot: Until 50 percent discount Instant Pot Kitchen Devices
- Apple: 20 percent discount Apple AirPods Pro
- LG: 14 percent discount LG 27UL500-W 27-inch UHD IPS Monitor
- Sony: 20 percent discount the new Sony WH-1000XM4 wireless ceiling noise canceling headphones and an Amazon gift card
- Belkin: Get a $ 100 discount on the Belkin SoundForm Elite Hi-Fi Smart Speaker and Wireless Charger
The best mobile technology deals on Prime Day 2020
Given our readers’ interest in everything mobile, from smartphones to phone cases and the best travel tech to the best chargers, we felt compelled to designate some properties for those discounts on Prime Day.
Best mobile device sales
- Muse – 20 percent discount the Muse 2 meditation monitoring band
- Samsung: Up to 30 percent discount Samsung Galaxy smartphone
- Garmin: Until 46 percent discount Garmin GPS tracker and smartwatch
- Fitbit: 30 percent discount Fitbit Versa 2
Garmin Fēnix 5X Plus, the ultimate multisport GPS smartwatch
- Rating: Average rating of 4.5 stars, over 1,150 reviewers
- Highlights: This GPS fitness tracker is capable of estimating blood oxygen saturation levels, according to Garmin, and is designed for heavy use, relying on a scratch-resistant sapphire lens. Using GPS, you will have 13 hours of use of the watch before having to recharge it. This is the lowest price that has ever been listed on Amazon, according to the CamelCamelCamel price comparison site.
New Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G Factory Unlocked Android Cell Phone
- Rating: Average rating of 4.5 stars, over 220 reviewers
- Highlights: Why Consider An Unlocked Phone? While there are many great couriers out there, writes tech expert Whitson Gordon in our guide to unlocking phones, choosing to unlock “brings a lot of benefits” from choosing your carrier to looking for good value options (as opposed to being those offered by carriers) like this deal. This deal puts the smartphone at the lowest price it has ever been.
Best Prime Day Sales on Computers, Laptops, Monitors, DIY PCs and Accessories
Best sales on computers, laptops and accessories
- Until 30 percent discount DIY PC parts from AMD, MSI, ASUS, Toshiba and others
- Until 25 percent discount Chromebooks from Samsung, Lenovo, Google and Acer Chromebooks
- Until 30 percent discount desktops, laptops, tablets and monitors from Acer, Lenovo, Samsung, Viewsonic and others
- Until 30 percent discount digital storage devices from Toshiba, Corsair, Panasonic and others
- Until 35 percent discount digital storage devices from Western Digital and Sandisk
- Until 30 percent discount memory cards, hard drives and more from Seagate, Synology, Samsung and more
- BenQ: 42 percent discount BenQ EW2780U 32-inch 4K Monitor
- Samsung: 20 percent discount 10.5 inch Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 tablet
- Optoma: 16 percent discount Optoma UHD52ALV True 4K UHD smart projector
- Rating: Average rating of 4.3 stars, more than 110 reviewers
- Highlights: A more powerful version of one of the best laptops for college students, this 14-inch touchscreen laptop comes with an Intel Core i7 processor and 8GB of RAM with a 512GB SSD. Facial recognition of the camera will allow easier access and Wi-Fi 6 functionality will allow faster connections, router permitting. This deal brings the Zenbook to the lowest price ever.
Samsung CJ890 Series 49-inch Super Wide-Angle Desktop Monitor (Limited Availability)
- Rating: Average rating of 4.5 stars, over 140 reviewers
- Highlights: 49 inches of screen is a lot. It should meet all of your personal, business, and casual gaming needs. You can split it into two virtual desktops for a sort of established “two monitor” setup and its curved design should reduce eye strain and allow for better ergonomics. The 144Hz refresh rate should elevate any video or presentation you come across. This is the lowest price Samsung’s ultra-wide monitor has ever been.
The best Prime Day deals on smart home devices, Wi-Fi routers and more
Best sales on smart home devices
- Rachio: 13 percent discount on Rachio R3e Smart Sprinkler Controller
- iRobot Roomba: Until 33 percent discount IRobot Roomba robot vacuum cleaner
- Samsung: 40 percent discount the AirDresser Cabinet Steamer
- Honeywell: 26% off Honeywell Home RTH8560D 7-day programmable touchscreen thermostat
- August: 44% off August Smart Lock Pro + Connect Bridge (comes with Echo Dot)
Samsung AirDresser Cabinet Steamer
- Rating: 5 stars, 2 reviewers
- Highlights: When a product is this new, it is safe to ignore its classification and focus on its characteristics. The idea is simple: install a smart component in your closet that allows you to slip on a button or a pair of pants and give it a kind of dry cleaning, sanitizing and vaporizing it to both eliminate wrinkles and deodorize it. You can connect it to Wi-Fi and control every aspect of your dry cleaning at home, from scents to heat settings.
The best Prime Day sales on gaming accessories, video games and more
- Corsair: 30 percent discount Corsair MM500 Premium gaming mouse pad in anti-fraying fabric
- Seagate: 34 percent discount Seagate STGG8000400 Game Drive Hub 8TB external hard drive
Logitech G502 SE Hero high performance RGB gaming mouse with 11 programmable buttons
- Rating: Average rating of 4.5 stars, nearly 3,500 reviewers
- Highlights: This world-class gaming mouse boasts an above-average sensor, nearly a dozen customizable buttons, and the ability to save up to five profiles of those customizations. The adjustable weight lets you decide how light you want your mouse to be, and if you like lights, you can program a lighting specification into the mouse using more than 16 million available colors.
Best speakers and audio sales on Prime Day
Best deals on speakers, headphones and audio devices
- JBL: Until 30 percent discount the JBL Boombox Speaker (in various colors)
- Beats: Until 30 percent discount Beats Powerbeats Pro wireless earphones
- Bose: Until 33 percent discount the Bose QC35II noise canceling headphones
- Sony: Until 50 percent discount Sony Noise Canceling Headphones
JBL MAIN-40911 Boombox
- Rating: Average rating of 4.8 stars, 2,450 reviewers
- Highlights: JBL’s portable Bluetooth speaker weighs just under 2.5 pounds and can play your favorite songs for 24 consecutive hours before needing a recharge. This huge battery capacity allows you to use it as a portable charger as well, and its IPX7 water resistance means you’re close enough to carry it around safely with you to the pool, beach, or fall hike.
Powerbeats Pro wireless earphones
- Rating: Average rating of 4.5 stars, over 20,600 reviewers
- Highlights: This Apple audience favorite sports an immeasurable number of satisfied reviewers and nearly ten different color schemes. Its true wireless setup gives you up to nine hours of playback, and the adjustable ear hooks should hold it in place as long as you are. Controls on each unit allow you to control your music in different ways while on the go and without reaching for your phone.
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