From Echo Dots to Air Fryers: The Best Early Bird Prime Day Deals (So Far)

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Every shopper’s favorite holiday is officially upon us. Amazon announced last week that Amazon Prime Day, the annual deals event exclusively for Prime members, will be held on June 21 and 22 for a full 48 hours. And there’s already dozens of early-bird deals.

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The savings event has become one of the most anticipated deals events of the year (move over, Black Friday) in which the enormous e-commerce site offers discounts on everything from homeware and garden furniture, to tech and fashion. Their most exciting deals are often for Amazon’s own products. If you haven’t been indoctrinated into the Alexa cult yet, then Prime Day is the day to do it. There’s already early-bird mega-deals on a slew of Alexa-controlled Amazon devices, such as the Echo Dot (the most popular Prime Day purchase globally last year), flat-screen TVs and the Echo Show, with dozens more products sure to go on sale at the end of the month. Plus, with a bunch of tech devices still discounted from their Memorial Day sale, the stacked-on savings won’t be something you’ll want to miss.

Of course, you have to be a Prime member to take part in the festivities. But thankfully, there’s currently a 30-day free trial for those who sign up to be a member. This comes with benefits including access to thousands of titles on Prime Video, free books via Prime Reading, free music streaming through Amazon Music and discounts on Audible.

Amazon will be continuing to announce early-bird deals throughout the month so Prime members can prepare for the big day. We’ll be updating this post with deals as they’re announced.

25% Off Echo Dot (4th Generation)

The most popular Amazon smart speaker is currently 25% off, coming in two colors, Glacier White and Twilight Blue. Its sleek and compact design is perfect for any nightstand or desk. Alexa can help out with anything: setting alarms and timers, asking questions about the weather or news and even help you control other smart devices in your home such as lights, thermostats and door alarms.

Buy: Echo Dot (4th Gen) $54.99

44% Off Echo Show 5

Gift the Echo Show to a family member or friend who would appreciate a sweet slideshow of your favorite memories together. Or buy yourself one as a way to quickly check the time, watch trailers and cooking tutorials, listen to you favorite audiobooks and podcasts and call anyone hands-free. This compact tablet has a 5.5″ smart display that makes it easier than ever to tap into your online life.

Buy: Echo Show 5 $59.99

70% Off Echo Auto

Calling, listening to music, getting directions in the car and more has never been easier than with the Echo Auto, which connects to the Alexa app on your phone for easy hands-free control. Eight microphones allow it to hear you over road noise and music, and comes with an easy-to-use Auto Mode function which offers driver-friendly shortcuts to everything you need. All of that for the price of a Sweetgreen salad: absolutely worth it.

BUY IT NOW: $15 Echo Auto

30% Off Echo Frames (2nd Gen)

Enter the future with these Echo Frames. You can make calls, set reminders, get the news, listen to podcasts and more using hands-free Alexa controls. The frames direct sound straight to your ear while minimizing what others can hear. Plus, a VIP filter allows you to customize which notifications you receive from contacts and apps for increased privacy.

Buy: Echo Frames (2nd Gen) $249.99

30% Off Amazon Halo

Stay active with the Amazon Halo, which tracks intensity-based activity, in addition to monitoring steps, heart rate, sleep time and sleep quality. The best thing about the Halo is that the purchase comes with free access to a full suite of tools for the first six months; you can access Headspace, Orange Theory, WeightWatchers, Aaptiv and Openfit among others for active workouts that you can do anywhere.

Buy: Amazon Halo $99.99

41% Off Insignia Smart HD TV – Fire Edition

This deal saves you $70 on a 24-inch flat-screen TV. Voice remote with Alexa, watch over 500,000 streaming movies and TV shows and access Fire TV with seamless integration. The same model also comes in a 39-inch screen, currently 12% off, if you’re looking for a larger size.

Buy: Insignia Smart HD TV $109.99

35% Off Toshiba Smart HD TV – Fire Edition

This 32-inch Toshiba flat-screen TV was just released in 2020 and offers a 720-pixel display. Just like its Insignia counterpart, this one uses Alexa voice-remote controls, includes access to 500,000 streaming TV shows and movies and integrates Fire TV channels for both live-viewing and streaming.

Buy: Toshiba Smart HD TV $159.99

40% Off Amazon Smart Plug

Yes, you can even add voice control to your outlets. Working with Alexa, this smart plug allows you to schedule lights, fans and appliances to turn on and off automatically, or to control them remotely when you’re away.

Buy: Smart Plug $24.99

40% Off Blink Outdoor HD Security Camera

Using infrared night vision, this this wireless battery-powered HD security camera is a high-tech way to monitor your house. You can get motion detection alerts sent directly to your phone, with the option of customizing motion detection zones using the Blink Home Monitor App.

Buy: Blink Outdoor $99.99

43% Off Blink Mini

The Blink mini is the most subtle, hassle-free way to monitor the inside of your house. Easily set it up in any corner of the house by connecting it with your WiFi and adding it to your Blink app. It uses 1080 HP security camera, alongside motion detection and two-way audio, to catch everything.

Buy: Blink Mini $34.99

30% Off Luna Controller

If you’re a Luna gamer, then you don’t want to miss out on the crazy deal on this high-performance controller made specifically for Amazon’s cloud gaming service. It connects to Luna over WiFi and allows you to talk directly to the cloud so there’s no need for device-specific setup. The controller features low-friction thumbsticks, a comfortable textured grip and wireless gameplay. You can also purchase the Fire TV Gaming Bundle, which also includes the Fire TV Stick and is currently 40% off for Prime Day.

Buy: Luna Controller $55.99

25% Off PARTU HEPA Air Purifier

The PARTU air purifier features a three-part filtration system — a pre-filter, HEPA filter and an activated carbon filter — working together to clear up pollen, smoke, odor and particles. The PARTU is particularly attractive, though, because of its alternative lights, which can serve as mood-enhancing, soothing night lights when you run the purifier on while sleeping. Plus, its ultra-silent fans, which come in three different speed settings, don’t disturb you when it’s running while you work, hang out or sleep.

Buy: PARTU HEPA Air Purifier $59.99

28% Off Acezoe Electric Air Fryer

Purchasing an air-fryer might be the closest proof you’ll get that money can, at times, buy you happiness. This large capacity from Acezoe is currently $50 off, and is spacious enough to prepare foods for up to eight people. What makes this one special is that it uses 85% less oil than traditional air fryers, making it a healthier deep-frying option, and comes with nine presets to make a wide range of foods, including rotisserie chickens, french fries, drumsticks, shrimp, vegetables and more.

Buy: Acezoe Electric Air Fryer $129.99

24% Off Ninja Blender

This power blender can do absolutely anything: it crushes, chops, food processes, and is perfect for making smoothie bowls and dough. It uses a 1400-peak-watt power-dense motor to power through heavy loads in one easy go.

Buy: Ninja Food Blender $179.99

15% Off Portable Mini Projector With 100″ Screen

TOPVISION’s portable projector is considered one of the best for constructing an at-home cinema. LED lighting provides 85% more brightness than other projectors and even has built-in HI-FI stereo speakers that offer powerful sound. Otherwise, you can hook it up with external speakers for an immersive audio experience, made even better by a newly-equipped dual-fan system that drowns out external noise for the perfect viewing experience. Plus, this one comes with a portable 100-inch screen so you can set up a movie night in your backyard, while camping or in the house.

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