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Amazon Prime Day is live, with thousands of deals on thousands of items, including tech gadgets from the full spectrum from Amazon to laptops and computers, and smart home basics – and as the first day of deals draws to a close The savings aren’t apparent. The sale, which runs until Wednesday October 14th (as far as we know now), is on massive sales on major items such as televisions and mattresses, as well as notable savings on certain and cheaper items such as gifts, clothing, basic home electronics, and even groceries. Although Amazon started this sale in 201
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Prime Day Tech sales from other retailers
In our in-depth look at the history and impact of Prime Day, several experts told us that due to the exponential growth of Prime Day (which began in 2015), other major retailers have started making their own sales during the event. “Honestly, it changed the retail calendar completely,” said CNBC’s Annie Palmer. While that usually happened in July, this year it happens right now.
Given the interest of shopping readers, we took a closer look at these sales at Walmart, Target and Wayfair. That said, retailers large and small are also generating significant sales right now to keep up with Amazon’s Prime Day sales. Here are some of the most important ones for shopping readers looking to save technology:
- Adorama: Up to 55 percent offtech from Sony, Canon, LG, Lenovo and more
- Best buy: Save on Dyson products, televisions and video games
- Blue by ADT: $ 40 off select home security devices
- Dyson: Up to $ 150 off select devices
- Microsoft: Hundreds of dollars on playground equipment, laptops and tablets
- The home depot: Up to 50 percent discount on selected interior furniture, decor and kitchen utensils
- Wegmesse: Save up to 70 percent on the Wayfair sale
Amazon Prime Day 2020: Tech Sales
Our favorite offers at the moment
- Instant pot: Up to 50 percent discount Instant Pot Kitchen Appliances
- Apple:: 20 percent discount Apple AirPods Pro
- LG:: 14 percent discount the LG 27UL500-W 27-inch UHD IPS monitor
- Sony:: 20 percent discount the new wireless overhead headphones WH-1000XM4 from Sony WH-1000XM4 and an Amazon gift card
- Belkin: Get $ 100 off the Belkin SoundForm Elite Hi-Fi Smart Speaker and Wireless Charger
The best offers for mobile technologies on Prime Day 2020
Given our readers’ interest in all things mobile, from smartphones to cell phone cases, and from the best technology for travel to the best chargers, we felt compelled to target some properties for these discounts during Prime Day.
Best mobile sale
- Muse: 20 percent discount the Muse 2 meditation tracking headband
- Samsung:: Up to 30 percent discount Samsung Galaxy smartphones
- Garmin: Up to 46 percent discount Garmin’s GPS trackers and smartwatches
- Fitbit:: 30 percent discount the Fitbit Versa 2
Garmin Fēnix 5X Plus, the ultimate multisport GPS smartwatch
- rating: 4.5-star average rating, 1,150+ reviewers
- Highlights: According to Garmin, this GPS fitness tracker can estimate your blood oxygen saturation level and is designed for rough use because it is based on a scratch-resistant sapphire lens. GPS allows you to use the watch for 13 hours before you need to charge it. According to the price comparison website CamelCamelCamel, this is the lowest price ever listed on Amazon.
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G Unlocked at the factory New Android phone
- rating: 4.5-star average rating, 220+ reviewers
- Highlights: Why consider an unlocked phone? While there are many great carriers out there, tech expert Whitson Gordon writes in our guide to unlocking phones. There are many benefits to choosing Unlocked, from choosing your own carrier to finding cheap options (as opposed to locking the ones offered by carriers) like this deal. With this offer, the smartphone gets the lowest price ever.
Best Prime Day sales on computers, laptops, monitors, DIY PCs and accessories
Best selling on computers, laptops and accessories
- Up to 30 percent discount DIY PC parts from AMD, MSI, ASUS, Toshiba and more
- Up to 25 percent discount Chromebooks from Samsung, Lenovo, Google and Acer Chromebooks
- Up to 30 percent discount Desktops, laptops, tablets and monitors from Acer, Lenovo, Samsung, Viewsonic and others
- Up to 30 percent discount digital storage devices from Toshiba, Corsair, Panasonic and more
- Up to 35 percent discount Western Digital and Sandisk digital storage devices
- Up to 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 Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 10.5 inch tablet
- Optoma: 16 percent discount the Optoma UHD52ALV True 4K UHD Smart Projector
- rating: 4.3-star average rating, 110+ reviewers
- Highlights: A more powerful version of one of the best student laptops, this 14-inch touchscreen capable laptop features an Intel Core i7 processor and 8 GB of RAM with a 512 GB SSD. The camera’s facial recognition makes logging in easier, and the Wi-Fi 6 function enables ever faster connections, provided the routers allow it. This deal brings the Zenbook to the lowest price ever.
Samsung CJ890 Series 49-Inch Super Ultra-Wide Desktop Monitor (Limited Availability)
- rating: 4.5-star average rating, 140+ reviewers
- Highlights: 49 inch screen is a lot. It should meet all of your personal, business, and casual gaming needs. You can split it up into two virtual desktops for a kind of consolidated two-monitor setup. The curved design should reduce eye fatigue and allow better ergonomics. The 144Hz refresh rate should increase any video or presentation you come across. This is the lowest price the Samsung ultra-wide monitor has ever had.
The best Prime Day deals on smart home devices, WiFi routers and more
Best sales on smart home devices
- Rachio: 13 percent discount on the Rachio R3e Generation Smart Sprinkler Controller
- iRobot Roomba:: Up to 33 percent discount iRobot Roomba robotic vacuum cleaner
- Samsung:: 40 percent discount the AirDresser Cabinet Steamer
- Honeywell: 26 Percent Off Honeywell Home RTH8560D 7 Day Programmable Touchscreen Thermostat
- August: 44 percent discount on the August Smart Lock Pro + Connect Bridge (comes with Echo Dot)
Samsung AirDresser Cabinet Steamer
- rating: 5 star rating, 2 reviewers
- Highlights: When a product is so new, you can ignore its review and focus on its features. The idea is simple: install a smart component in your closet that allows you to tuck in a button or a pair of pants. This will dry clean, disinfect and steam it to remove wrinkles and deodorize it. You can connect it to Wi-Fi and control every aspect of your home dry cleaning, from smells to heat settings.
Best Prime Day sales on gaming accessories, video games, and more
- Corsair:: 30 percent discount Corsair MM500 Premium Anti-Fray Gaming Mouse Pad
- Seagate:: 34 percent discount Seagate STGG8000400 Game Drive Hub 8 TB External Hard Drive
Logitech G502 SE Hero high-performance RGB gaming mouse with 11 programmable buttons
- rating: 4.5 star average rating, nearly 3,500 reviewers
- Highlights: This highly rated gaming mouse has an above-average sensor, nearly a dozen customizable buttons, and the ability to save up to five profiles of those customizations. With the adjustable weight you can decide how light you want your mouse to be. If you’re interested in light, you can program a lighting specification into the mouse with more than 16 million available colors.
Best speakers and audio sales during Prime Day
Best deals on speakers, headphones and audio equipment
- JBL: Up to 30 percent discount the JBL Boombox loudspeaker (in different colors)
- Beats: Up to 30 percent discount the Beats Powerbeats Pro wireless headphones
- Evil: Up to 33 percent discount the Bose QC35II noise canceling headphones
- Sony: Up to 50 percent discount Sony’s noise-canceling headphones
JBL MAIN-40911 boombox
- rating: 4.8-star average rating, 2,450 reviewers
- Highlights: JBL’s portable bluetooth speaker weighs less than 2.5 pounds and can play your favorite songs for 24 hours before a charge is required. Thanks to this enormous battery capacity, you can also use it as a portable charger. Thanks to its IPX7 water resistance, you can almost certainly take it with you to the pool, beach, or an autumn hike.
Powerbeats Pro wireless headphones
- rating: 4.5-star average rating, 20,600+ reviewers
- Highlights: This Apple crowd-pleaser has a myriad of happy reviewers and nearly ten different color schemes. Its true wireless design gives you up to nine hours of playtime, and adjustable ear hooks should keep it in place for as long as you are. The controls on each device allow you to control your music in multiple ways on the go without reaching for your phone.
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