Devices like the Amazon Echo and Fire TV Sticks always receive the best discounts during Prime Day compared to products from other brands, considering it is Amazon's exclusive event after all. From being able to control your smart home gear, like lights, speakers, plugs, and more, to being able to convert recipes, read you the news, and more, these devices can do a lot to enhance your daily life.
You may have considered adding Alexa to your home or cutting the cord, but didn't know if the time is right, but now's the time to change that. If you haven't met Alexa yet, what are you waiting for?
Alexa everywhere: Amazon Echo Devices
Amazon makes Echo devices in all shapes and sizes these days from the diminutive Echo Dot to the full-on sound system of the Echo Sub and Echo Plus. Plus, there are smart displays like the Echo Show and Echo Spot and Alexa is built-in to a whole host of other smart devices. Once you're up-and-running with a few Alexa devices, you'll be ready to begin controlling all your smart home tech from light bulbs and smart plugs, to doorbells, ceiling fans, garage doors, smart locks, and more — all with your voice.
We expect that Amazon will be pretty aggressive with the discounting of its Echo lineup of devices during Prime Day. We see occasionally price drops throughout the year, but Prime Day is the perfect opportunity for Amazon to put more of its Alexa-enabled gear in customers' homes. For some of the devices, this will be the first Prime Day they have seen, so we expect to see the first big sales on those.
That's entertainment: Amazon Fire TV Devices
Amazon Fire TV devices already offer some of the most affordable ways to get smart features on any TV set and they are certainly cheaper than buying a whole new smart TV. Each device gives you access to all of the streaming services you know and love with some offering 4K viewing and even DVR-like features. When Prime Day rolls around, we expect to see Amazon's Fire TV devices drop in price so you can cut the cord for less.
We expect Amazon's Fire TV Stick, Fire TV Cube, and Fire TV Recast devices will drop to all-time low prices during Prime Day, but we also expect that they will be quick to sell out. You're going to want to get your orders in as soon as possible to catch the best savings.
Good reads only: Amazon Kindle Devices
Kindles seem to have been around forever. Even the name has become synonymous with e-readers. While there are a bunch of different Amazon Kindle devices, each with varying features, they all provide a dedicated digital reading experience and allow you to take thousands of books with you on-the-go. The latest models are even waterproof so you can read in the tub, by the pool or at the beach on your next vacation.
All the books
Amazon's Kindle devices aren't terribly expensive even when not on sale, but you're going to want to make the most of any Prime Day discounts that come their way. None of the current crop of Kindle devices were around for last year's Prime Day and they haven't seen that many discounts since they've been on sale, so we're expecting the first real price drops for these come July.
Affordable: Amazon Fire Tablets
Not everyone wants to replace their work computer with a tablet. Some just want an easy-to-use device that is great for consuming media and playing games on, that fits into their smart home, and perhaps allows for basic computing like email and web browsing. That's where Amazon's Fire line of tablets fit in. Available in 7-, 8- and 10-inch sizes — with optional protective cases if you want to give them to your kids — the Amazon Fire tablet lineup is pretty great and super affordable.
Tablets for all
Last year we saw a bunch of Amazon Fire tablet discounts during Prime Day and we expect this year to be no different. We've had a couple of new entries into the lineup since last summer, so it will be interesting to see how low they go. Fire tablets make great gifts and are affordable enough that you can pick up a few during the Prime Day period.
All Amazon Device Deals
Amazon Fire Kids Edition Tablets
Amazon Kids Edition tablet line includes fully-featured Fire tablets of various sizes in kid-proof cases to protect them from damage. You also get a year of FreeTime Unlimited for kid-friendly content and a 2-year worry-free guarantee.
Ring Video Doorbell (2nd Gen)
The new second-generation Ring Video Doorbell gets almost all the new features from the Ring Video Doorbell 3, all without raising the price. It's a great way to improve the privacy and security of your home without breaking the bank.
Amazon Echo Glow Smart Lamp for Kids
This smart lamp for kids pairs with any compatible Alexa device for voice control and is a fun way to set timers, from letting them know when dinner is ready, setting a reading timer, or getting them prepared for bedtime!
Ring Stick Up Cam HD security camera
The camera records in 1080p resolution and uses infrared LEDs to record in low lighting conditions. The lens also has a 115-degree horizontal field of view with adjustable motion detection. There's two-way audio, too. This is its best price yet.
Ring Video Doorbell Pro with Echo Dot
The hardwired Pro doorbell adds support for a 5.0GHz connection for a more reliable connection and has customizable motion-sensing zones. It works great with the included Echo Dot so you can talk to visitors from anywhere in the house.
Amazon Echo Show 5 + Blink Mini
This 5.5-inch smart display lets you check the weather, watch movie trailers, listen to music, and control smart home devices with Alexa. You can link it with the Blink Mini 1080p camera and see a live feed of your home.
Blink XT2 Smart Security Cameras
These cameras use AA batteries that are designed to last for up to two years so you can install them just about anywhere. They can be used inside or outside too. You can buy a one-camera kit for $75 or opt for the biggest 5-camera kit for $285.
Amazon Echo Dot with One Month of Amazon Music Unlimited
The Echo Dot smart speaker is just $0.99 with 1 month of Amazon Music Unlimited today! That's a total of $8.98 for Prime members or $10.98 without Prime. You'll be able to stream music from the service in seconds just by asking Alexa.
Ring Video Doorbell 3
With better motion detection, and improved compatibility with faster, modern Wi-Fi networks, the Ring Video Doorbell 3 is a great choice for anyone looking for a powerful battery-operated video doorbell. This is its first, and best, price drop!
Ring Peephole Cam + Echo Dot
Install this tiny Ring camera in place of your door's peephole to keep an eye on your front porch from anywhere in the world using an app on your phone. This is its best price yet and the Echo Dot smart speaker is a nice freebie.
Ring Video Doorbell Pro & Chime Pro Bundle
If you can't answer your doorbell from your phone yet, you are doing 2020 wrong. Correct that with this great deal on a Ring Video Doorbell Pro and get a bundled Chime Pro that helps extend the reach of your doorbell.
Amazon Echo Show 8
The Echo Show 8 is equipped with an 8-inch HD display and Alexa voice assistant which will keep you up to date on the latest news and weather, control smart home devices, watch video, and more. These are open-box units with a 90-day warranty.
Amazon Echo, 3rd-Generation
The Echo has premium speakers powered by Dolby that play sound in 360 degrees. They have a powerful bass and crisp vocals. Use Alexa to stream music from your favorite spots or just control your smart home. This is a match for its best price to date.
Amazon Fire HD 10
Don't miss your chance to score the latest Amazon Fire HD 10 tablet at a discount in the color of your choice. These tablets feature Alexa for hands-free voice control, as well as a battery that lasts for up to 12 hours at a time.
Amazon Fire HD 8
Amazon's Fire HD 8 tablet lasts for up to 10 hours on a single charge and features an 8-inch HD display, along with the ability to voice control it using Alexa. Nearly every variant is on sale today with up to $30 off, as well as other Fire tablets.
Amazon Fire 7
Amazon's Fire 7 Tablet is one of the most affordable tablets you'll find on the market, and today's sale saves you an extra $10 while supplies last! Other Amazon tablets are on sale as well at up to $50 off.
Ring Alarm Home Security Systems + Free Echo Dot
Whether you need the basic 5-piece kit or want to go all-out with the 14-piece option, you can save big right now. Each of them comes with a free Echo Dot, which you can use to arm and disarm the alarm.
Amazon Fire TV Cube
Not only do you get a media streaming device and access to Alexa, you can also control your soundbar, receiver, and TV. It also comes with an Alexa Voice Remote. The Cube has built-in speakers, a mic, and instant access to Amazon's streaming library.
Amazon Echo Buds
This is the first major discount the Echo Buds have seen since their introduction late last year. They feature premium speaker drivers, Bose active noise reduction, hands-free Alexa, and up to 20 hours of battery life with the included charging case.
Amazon Kindle Kids Edition
The Kids Edition e-reader was only released a few months ago but now's your chance to snag a rare discount on it. It comes with a protective case in the color or design of your choice, 1 year of FreeTime Unlimited, and a 2-year worry-free guarantee.
An Amazon Echo device is one of the easiest ways to make your home smarter. From super-affordable options like the Echo Dot to the luxe models like the Echo Show, you have a wide variety of choices. All that smart home goodness can put a hefty dent in your wallet, but luckily we've rounded up the best Echo device deals that are available for August 2019. Get ready to say "Hello" to Alexa and "goodbye" to spending tons of money.Read the full article
These inexpensive wall mount stands make it simple to mount your Echo Dot speaker on an unused power outlet in your home. This discounted two-pack is a fantastic way to manage cables and do the speaker's sound justice.
Echo devices give you a whole new way to take control over your home. This discounted Nest thermostat works intelligently on its own, adjusting your home's temperature to keep you comfortable and save you money on your power bill. Being able to control the thermostat with your voice is just icing on the cake.
How to get the Amazon Device Deals
Amazon's own hardware is some of our favorite, and there are a few reasons for that. Not only is it affordable when it's not on sale, but it's also well-made and offers a ton of value to the end user. From Kindle e-Readers to streaming TV sticks and tons of stuff in between, the product assortment is quite extensive.
We tend to see discounts on the hardware throughout the year, though sometimes the deals are not quite as good as others, and sometimes you need to buy multiple devices to save. During shopping events like Prime Day and Black Friday, Amazon tends to pull everything back and put out some insane pricing to help get these devices into the hands of as many people as possible.
Unless you absolutely need the hardware today, the best bet is to wait a few weeks for Prime Day, and scoop up one of everything that you see on sale!
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