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Amazon Prime Day, a massive two-day shopping event, began Monday, and for consumers, the sheer number of deals can be overwhelming and tough to vet. The good news: There are plenty of good deals if you know where to look. “Amazon devices are pretty much always at bargain basement prices on Prime Day,” says Nathan Burrow, Wirecutter’s senior deals editor. (You can see all deals on Amazon devices here.) Plenty of other things are on major sale too like the Instant Pot Duo Plus 6-Quart for $59.95, which is its lowest price ever, and the FitBit Inspire 2 Health & Fitness Tracker for $59.99, down from $99.99. (Remember that many of these deals are only for Prime members; you can get a 30-day free trial of Prime here and cancel anytime). Here are some of the best deals we’re seeing right now.
Lowest price: Echo Show 5 for $44.99 on Amazon (normally $79.99)
If you want a screen and the power of Alexa at your disposal, this deal is for you: It offers a 5.5” display that can show you movie trailers, TV shows, step-by-step cooking instructions, and more. It also can control your smart home and play music, audiobooks, podcasts. This is the lowest price the Echo Show 5 has been since January.
– BUY NOW: Echo Show 5 for $44.99
You can use this compact, popular smart speaker to play music, audiobooks and podcasts; utilize hands-free calling; as well as ask Alexa to answer questions, tell you the weather, hear the news or set alarms.
BUY NOW: Amazon Echo Dot, $24.99 on Amazon
Lowest price: Instant Pot Duo Plus 6-Quart, $59.95 on Amazon (originally $119.95)
This 6-quart version has nine settings including pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, steamer, saute, yogurt maker, warmer and sterilizer, and features an easy-to-read control panel and 15 smart programs to make soup, broth, cake, oatmeal and more. CNet notes that this $60 pricetag is an all-time low.
BUY NOW: Instant Pot Duo Plus 6-Quartt, $59.95 on Amazon
With active noise-cancelling technology, transparency mode and three sizes of silicone tips, these sweat and water resistant headphones are among CNet’s top picks for wireless headphones.
BUY NOW: Apple AirPods Pro for $189
Amazon Fire 4K TV Stick, $24.99
Lowest price: FitBit Inspire 2 Health & Fitness Tracker, $59.99 on Amazon with free one-year FitBit Premium Trial (originally $99.95)
With more than 27,000 reviews and 4.6 stars, this popular fitness tracker offers more than 20 exercise modes; goal tracking; calorie, heart rate and step monitoring; and more. It also has 10 hours of battery life and is water resistant. Fintech Zoom notes that this matches the lowest price they’ve seen on this device.
BUY NOW: FitBit Inspire 2 Health & Fitness Tracker, $59.95 on Amazon
Amazon is offering streaming subscriptions for 99 cents a month for Showtime, Starz, Discovery+, Paramount+, AMC+, Epix, Noggin, BET+, Noggin, PBS Masterpiece, Lifetime Movie Club, and more
Many of these streaming subscriptions normally cost anywhere from $3.99 to $10.99 or so per month, so this is a good deal, and you can cancel at anytime. There are also tons of movies you can stream on the cheap with this deal.
BUY NOW: 99 cent streaming subscriptions on Amazon
With more than 17,000 reviews and 4.7 stars, this 43-inch Smart HD 1080p TV is popular with consumers and offers Fire TV, so you can easily stream all your favorite shows. Though this isn’t the lowest ever price for this TV, it is a good deal and the 32″ version of this TV is also on sale ($129.99 right now).
BUY NOW: Toshiba 43-inch Smart HD Fire TV, $199.99 on Amazon