Catch these October Prime Day bargains before they disappear
We've already had one Prime Day in 2023, but Amazon is now taking us on a second outing just in time to get a head start on holiday shopping. The Prime Big Deal Days sales extravaganza features some of the BestReviews Testing Lab's favorite products. Many top-selling small appliances, home items, unique gadgets, essential beauty products and more fall into the $100-or-less price range when they are on sale for the big event.
Amazon often has deep discounts on its own products, so we expect to see deals on the Echo Dot, Fire Tablets and Fire TV Sticks. To help you get started, we’ve rounded up the best deals that cost less than $100.
Last updated on Oct. 11, 2023, at 4:00 p.m. PT.
Lightning deal: Amazon Smart Air Quality Monitor with Echo Pop 47% OFF
Best October Prime Day deals for under $100
If having whiter teeth is your goal, Crest White Strips have you covered. This kit includes 44 strips that equal 20 professional treatments and two express treatments that will make you love to smile.
There's no clean quite like what you can achieve from an electric toothbrush. This affordable Oral-B model features a round brush with 3D cleaning technology for healthier teeth and gums. It's Bluetooth connected so you can monitor your cleaning progress.
Cold weather is coming, but a soft blanket like this sherpa throw can help. It's a reversible model that comes in a choice of nine colors to match your decor. Although it has a luxurious feel, it's available at a budget-friendly price.
Zulay Milk Frother 40% OFF
The Zulay Milk Frother may be a simple kitchen gadget, but it's also an effective tool at turning milk into creamy frother. It's an affordable way to make specialized coffee and tea beverages at home without breaking your budget.
Amazon Fire TV Streaming Stick 50% OFF
Always a fan-favorite, the Fire TV Streaming Stick is half off today. The popular device makes it easy to access your favorite streaming apps so you can binge-watch your favorite series, sports, movies and more.
COSORI Electric Pressure Cooker 16% OFF
With 11 versatile functions and a 6-quart capacity, this multi-purpose pressure cooker is likely to become one of your favorite small appliances. It sports a sleek push-button control panel with numerous functions that make it easy to prepare numerous meals, sides and snacks.
LEGO Star Wars Set 20% OFF
Anyone who's a fan of LEGOs and "Star Wars" will love this challenging set. Once the 474 pieces are assembled, the finished project looks just like Luke Skywalker's X-Wing Fighter. It's suitable for ages 9 and up.
Echo Show 8 54% OFF
Typically priced over $120, the Echo Show 8 is still available at one of the lowest prices we've found. It's an intuitive smart speaker with a vivid 8-inch touchscreen display and 13 MP camera. From watching movies to making video calls, it's a must-have for any smart home.
Formulated with hyaluronic acid, this lightweight serum is perfect for hydrating all types of skin, including sensitive. After use, many fans report smoother skin that's soft and moisturized.
Pet owners with limited space will love this Hoover carpret cleaner that boasts a compact design. Despite its space-saving size, it does an excellent job cleaning messes and stains. It also has HeatForce technology that helps carpet dry during the cleaning process.
Kidde Carbon Monoxide Detector 45% OFF
Having a carbon monoxide detector is vital to the safety of your home. Made by a top brand, this model simply plugs into an outlet. It uses batteries as a backup in the event of a power outage. The low price plus a 10-year limited warranty make it a deal you won't want to miss.
This Greenworks pressure washer is ideal for all of your outdoor cleanup projects. It delivers powerful bursts of water and comes with a soap applicator for whisking away dirt. It's emission-free and offers a 35-foot power cord and a 20-foot hose for a long reach.
Although it's a professional-level hair dryer, the Wavytalk is available at a price that won't stress your budget. It delivers 1,875 watts of power that dries hair in minutes. It's powered by ionic technology that protects hair as it dries.
Simrex X500 Mini Drone 43% OFF
This drone may be small, but it offers features that make it thrilling to fly. It has a high-definition camera with Wi-Fi so you can share photos and videos as soon as it captures them. It's easy for beginners to operate, but it can also do stunts once they hone their skills.
Apple AirPods (2nd Generation) 31% OFF
Impressive when we tested them, these instantly recognizable wireless earbuds aren't just iconic but sound great, too. They're ideal for listening to music and podcasts and taking calls, connecting to your phone, laptop, and other Bluetooth-compatible devices with ease.
Echo Dot (5th Generation) 54% OFF
More than just a speaker, this device plays music, sure, but it also has Alexa built-in to assist you with whatever you need, from telling you a joke to controlling your smart home devices. When we tested it, we found it easy to set up and were impressed by the sound quality. We also liked that this model has a temperature sensor to help keep your home at a comfortable temperature when you use it in conjunction with a smart heating system.
More deals under $100 we love
- The Echo Dot 5th Gen Kids Smart Speaker is an outstanding deal at 53% off.
- It's easy to enhance the audio quality of your computer with the Cyber Acoustics USB Speaker Bar that's 43% off today.
- With a savings of 46%, there's no better time to invest in the Ring Video Doorbell.
- The CyberPower 10-Outlet PDU makes it possible to plug in numerous devices at your work stations. Grab one today and save 37% off the usual price.
- You can save 32% off the Cuisinart Deluxe Grill Set that includes all of the essentials for backyard cooking.
- You can save 31% on the Brybelly Automatic Card Shuffler that does the work for you.
- REOLINK's Doorbell WiFi Camera is an affordable option that's discounted 27%.
- Apple AirTag, Pack of 4 is available at a savings of 10%.
- The Nordic Ware Anniversary Bundt Pan is a versatile piece of cookware that's 18% off for the Prime event.
- The Seekone Heat Gun is a must-have for any do-it-yourselfer, and is marked down 32%.
- Shark Steam Pocket Mop is a simple yet effective cleaning tool and a solid deal thanks to the 22% savings.
- Any avid crafter will love the Cricut EasyPress 2 Heat Press Machine as well as the 38% discount.
- Anker's 727 Charging Station is 36% off today.
- The Temptop Battery Powered Air Quality Monitor is on sale at a savings of 17% off.
- Insignia's 32-Inch TV is 47% off, making the price less than $100.
- Update your bedroom with a Mellanni Sheet Set and save 26%.
- The Geniani XL Heating Pad is 33% off today.
- L’Oreal Paris Voluminous Waterproof Mascara is a deal at 44% off.
- Laneige Water Sleeping Mask is 30% off, and is likely to be the solution to dry skin issues.
- Lee Stafford Grow Strong and Long Activation Shampoo is 29% off today.
- You can save 50% on Hanes Full-Zip Hoodies.
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Jennifer Manfrin writes for BestReviews. BestReviews has helped millions of consumers simplify their purchasing decisions, saving them time and money.