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April 12, 2021  |  Miscellaneous

Best deals of Prime Day 2020

Prime Day 2020 falls on Oct. 13 and 14, so the best deals of the year are here. It’s the time to gear up for the bulk of your holiday shopping, as you’ll likely see lower prices during Prime Day than even Black Friday or Cyber Monday — and ordering early means everything is more likely to arrive in time in a year of ongoing shipping delays. 

Here are the best deals from Amazon's two-day sales event.

For easy listening

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Apple AirPods with Charging Case: $114.99 (was $159)

Whether you need headphones to listen to music, chat with friends, or attend virtual meetings, AirPods have you covered. These don’t often go on sale, but you can get them for 28% off during Prime Day sales.

For the busy chef

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Instant Pot Duo Crisp Pressure Cooker 11-in-1 with Air Fryer: $119.99 (was 179.95)

If you feel pressed for time but still need to get meals on the table, it’s time for an Instant Pot. The crowd-favorite Duo, which also has an air fry feature, is down to $119.99, so get this time-saver for your kitchen and spend less time cooking.

For someone who hates to clean

Roomba i7+ robot vacuum

iRobot Roomba i7+ Robot Vacuum: $799 (was $999)

Let’s be honest — who actually enjoys vacuuming? A robotic vacuum takes care of this dreaded cleaning task for you. Snag the Roomba i7+, which normally retails for $999, while it's down to $799 ahead of Prime Day.

For your smart home

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Echo Dot (3rd Gen): $18.99 (was $49.99)

Did you hear the Echo Dot is now available at its lowest price ever? At just $18.99, it’s worth investing in a few for your home or office. At this price, it’s a good idea to pick up a few for gifts or stocking stuffers, too.

For added home security

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Ring Video Doorbell 3: $139.99 (was $199.99)

Keep yourself, your family, and all your belongings safe with a doorbell camera. You can’t put a price on peace of mind, but we think the Ring at the discount price of $139.99 is a solid start.

To improve your slumber

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ZonLi Adults Weighted Blanket: $55.99 (was $69.99)

The “it” present of last holiday season has returned, and right now, it’s impressively affordable. The ZonLi weighted blanket is now on sale for $55.99 on Prime Day — a small price to pay for better sleep.

A laptop for work or school

Acer laptop

Newest Acer Aspire 1 15.6" FHD laptop: $399 (was $499) 

Has the time come to buy a new laptop? Choosing the best one can be tricky, but this Acer is a smart choice. It’s fast, reliable, and designed to carry you through the workday or school year. Buy today while it’s 20% off.

For bookworms

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Kindle Paperwhite: $84.99 (was $129.99)

Bookworms, carry a library wherever you go when you pick up the Kindle Paperwhite while it’s 35% off. Considering it stores thousands of titles, it’s the best option for managing your ever-growing to-read list.

To make cleaning easier

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Shark Navigator Upright Vacuum: $149.99 (was $199.99) 

It’s not a glamorous buy, so why spend more on a vacuum cleaner than you have to? Save big this Prime Day on the Shark Navigator, which has now dropped to $149.99. It’s got the suction power you need to cut your vacuuming time in half.

For getting healthy while staying connected

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Fitbit Versa 2 Health and Fitness Smartwatch: $127.95 (was $179.95)

This Fitbit goes beyond helping you keep track of your heart rate, steps, and daily activity, and uses Alexa to deliver news updates, weather reports, and more. Right now, the Fitbit Versa 2 is 29% off.

To keep warm

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Garden Treasures Stainless Steel Patio Heater: $220 (was $277.90)

Just because it’s getting cooler doesn’t mean you need to cut down on your outdoor fun. Grab this outstanding deal on a patio heater that delivers the right amount of heat to your favorite outdoor space. It’s now available at the new low price of $220.

For someone little who wants cool tech

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VTech Kidizoom Twist Connect Camera, Blue: $30.96 (was $49.99)

Budding photographers will appreciate this interactive camera that lets them take pictures and videos as well as play five built-in games. They’ll have a blast editing their images in the device using over 50 fun special effects for frames, stamps, and funny faces.

For the budding fitness fanatic

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Sunny Health & Fitness Magnetic Rowing Machine Rower: $265.00 (was $399)

Home fitness equipment is all the rage these days. At $268, discounted from its regular price of $399, this model from Sunny Health & Fitness is the best option if you’re in the market for a reliable piece of home gym equipment.

For a whiter smile

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Crest 3D White Professional Effects Whitestrips: $27.96 (was $49.99)

Worried about coffee or wine stains on your teeth? Going longer between dental visits this year? These hugely popular, professional-grade Crest Whitestrips can help make your smile whiter. And right now, they’re 44% off.

To go with a new TV

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Samsung 2.1ch Soundbar with Dolby Audio: $147.99 (was $199.99)

Looking for better audio when you’re streaming, gaming, or listening to music? Grab the Samsung soundbar with Dolby Audio this Prime Day. At only $147.99, it’s a value buy considering how well it layers and amplifies sound effects.

For the health-conscious

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Ninja Foodi Blender: $129.99 (was $169.99) 

If you’re a fan of smoothies, soups, or mixed drinks, treat yourself to a capable blender. Our pick for Prime Day is the Ninja Foodi blender, priced at $129.99, for its versatile design.

For your home theater setup

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All-New Toshiba 32-inch Smart HD TV - Fire TV Edition: $119.99 (was $179.99)

A smart TV combines your TV and streaming device into one. Now that this Fire TV Toshiba has dropped to $119.99 from its original price of $179.99, it’s a great time to streamline your setup at a reasonable price.

For the tech-lover

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Samsung Galaxy Watch: $189 (was $239.99)

With the Samsung Galaxy Watch now on sale for only $189, it’s the time to buy. We’re sure you’ll appreciate all its intuitive capabilities that will keep you organized, motivated, and in-sync.

For aromatherapy at home

Essential oil diffuser

Hathaspace Marble Essential Oil Aroma Diffuser: $34.99 (was $49.99)

Fill your room with whatever aroma you choose with this essential oil diffuser. Now that it’s on sale for $34.99, it’s priced to sell out. After all, who knew aromatherapy could be such an affordable self-care option?

For the kid in your life

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Fire 7 Kids Edition Tablet: $59.99 (was $99.99)

This Fire 7 Tablet comes in a kid-proof case, a one year subscription to Amazon Kids+, and a guarantee that if it breaks within the next two years Amazon will replace it for free. Right now it’s 40% off.

Take the party anywhere

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The Bose SoundLink Revolve: $119 (was $199)

Bring your music with you everywhere with a Bose Bluetooth speaker. Besides its portability and stellar sound quality, consumers love its sleek appearance. It’s a sure bet at the low price of $119 on Prime Day.

To make meal prep easier

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Zwilling J.A. Henckels Spirit Ceramic Nonstick Cookware Set: $399.95 (was $650)

A top-of-the-line cookware set can cook more evenly, clean up easier, and last longer. This popular nonstick set is 38% off today and will likely be one of Prime Day’s bestsellers.

For the golfer on your list

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Callaway 300 Pro Golf Laser Rangefinder with Slope Measurement: $159.99 (Was $199.99)

Golf's popularity has exploded in 2020. So if you know someone who wants to get better and more consistent with how they shoot, we recommend buying a name-brand, high-quality rangefinder like this. This technology can get expensive, so buying on Prime Day is a perfect solution.

For audiophiles

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Beats Solo Pro Headphones: $179.95 (was $299.95)

Time to upgrade your headphones? This Prime Day, we’re excited about this pair of Beats headphones going on sale. Not only are they comfortable, but the sound quality is also impressive — making virtual meetings and listening to music much better.

To unlock your health and ancestry 

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23andMe Health + Ancestry Services: $99 (was $199)  

During Prime Day, 23andMe’s personal genetic DNA health and ancestry test is available for 50% off. This DNA test can tell you where your ancestors are from, as well as any traits and health conditions you may have inherited from them.

To add to your smart home

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ecobee3 Lite Smart Thermostat: $149 (was $163.39)

One way to save big on your energy bills is to invest in a smart thermostat. Since we’re fans of the eecobee3 smart thermostat, we’re thrilled that it’s on sale for $149 right now.

For a home-spa experience

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Cliganic Aromatherapy Essential Oils Set: $15.19 (was $21.99)

Spend a little on self-care this Prime Day with this set of essential oils. The scent collection will help set the mood you aspire to reach, whether you need to wind down or wake up. At only $15.19, it’s a small yet worthy investment in your happiness and wellbeing.

For gamers who want an upgrade 

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Razer DeathAdder Essential Gaming Mouse: $43.27 (was $49.99)

This mouse allows gamers to make faster and more accurate moves while gaming. It’s designed to withstand 10 million clicks and won’t let you down during intense moments.

For a close shave

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Braun Series 5 5145S Electric Razor for Men: $89.94 (was $129.99)

If you’re looking for a close shave, upgrade to a new electric razor. We recommend snagging the Braun Series 5, a total steal given its heavy-duty blade construction, well-engineered motor, and ergonomic grip.

For full-home WiFi coverage

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Amazon eero mesh WiFi router: $69 (was $99)

In the age of remote learning and work from home, many people are investing in mesh WiFi systems to boost their connectivity. We like eero’s line of products, which offer faster speeds and better reliability overall compared to traditional models. Pick it up today for only $69.


Sian Babish is a writer for BestReviews. BestReviews is a product review company with a singular mission: to help simplify your purchasing decisions and save you time and money.

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