The best Prime Day tech deals: Apple, Bose, Sony, Toshiba, and more

Rudie Obias
·8 min read

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Tablets and TVs and headphones—oh my! ((Photo: Amazon)
Tablets and TVs and headphones—oh my! ((Photo: Amazon)

Prime Day sales are upon us, which means it’s the perfect time to scoop up those tech items you’ve had your eye on—for yourself, your family, and for the holiday season, when you’ll be scrambling to grab gifts. Overwhelmed by the sheer volume of mark downs, and unsure where to begin? Never fear. We’re here to help. We’ve combed through every category and put together a top ten list of incredible tech deals for you.

Whether you’re thinking micro (AirPods) or macro (a fabulous new Fire TV Edition TV)—or something in between—we know there’s a tech treat on this list to solve your problem as it saves you serious bucks. Here are the best tech deals for Amazon Prime Day 2020.

Sony WH-CH710N Noise-Canceling Headphones

Save $112 on these Sony WH-CH710N Noise-Canceling Headphones. (Photo: Amazon)
Save $112 on these Sony WH-CH710N Noise-Canceling Headphones. (Photo: Amazon)

Sometimes, we get really lucky, and a big name drops the price on luxe headphones for Prime Day. These wireless Sony WH-CH710N Noise-Canceling Headphones are on sale for just $88—that’s a whopping $112 off—at Amazon. An incredible 56 percent savings and the lowest price we’ve ever seen on these top-rated headphones.

Originally $200, the wireless headphones feature the crisp, clear audio you’d expect from Sony. Sony’s ‘Dual Noise Sensor Technology’ blocks out nearly all background and ambient noise. No humming from your air conditioner or thrum from the washing machine; it’s just you and your music. Makes an impressive holiday gift (they’ll think you spent a fortune).

“The Sony headphones are perfect. They sync easily and the sound is clear,” raved a five-star reviewer. “The noise-canceling feature is great and often annoys my wife and kids when I can't hear them. These are very comfortable.... The charging is quick and the battery life is very good.”

Kindle Essentials Bundle

Save $45 on the Kindle Essentials Bundle. (Photo: Amazon)
Save $45 on the Kindle Essentials Bundle. (Photo: Amazon)

Amazon's Kindle Paperwhite Essentials Bundle—which includes the thinnest, lightest Kindle model yet—is on sale for just $9—that’s $45 off—as a Prime Day deal. That’s the all-time lowest price for this bundle, which comes with an Amazon Leather Cover (a $30 value) and an Amazon five-watt Power Adapter (a $20 value). “I bought this Kindle to replace an old keyboard one,” shared a five-star reviewer. “I wanted one that I could read in bed with, without a light on and also needed to be able to adjust the type size. This meets my needs perfectly....”

Bose Home Speaker 300

Save $60 on this Bose Home Speaker 300. (Photo: Amazon)
Save $60 on this Bose Home Speaker 300. (Photo: Amazon)

The Bose Home Speaker 300 is an impressive device with a 360-degree design. The sound is crisp and clear, plus you get smart home features via Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant and access to music streaming services like Spotify, Apple Music, Pandora and more.

“I am really impressed with this small speaker,” wrote a satisfied five-star reviewer. “Every voice, musical instrument, footstep, car door, even the fall of leaves can be heard from this device. Watching movies from my tablet has never been better. This Bose produces fantastic sound. I keep my volume on low and it can still be heard in the next room.”

Echo Show 5

This Echo Show 5 is half price for Prime Day! (Photo: Amazon)
This Echo Show 5 is half price for Prime Day! (Photo: Amazon)

Looking to transform your home into a smart home? Start with the Echo Show 5, which is the smaller, sleeker, less expensive version of the bigger 10-inch Echo Show. With a five-inch display, the Echo Show 5—on sale for just $45 for Prime members (was $90)—is pretty much perfect. Keep it on the nightstand, and the smart home display can double as a digital alarm clock, with Alexa built-in.

“This is the best alarm clock I've ever had,” wrote an excited five-star reviewer. “The clock face is customizable and very easy to read from anywhere in the room. The screen has no distortion or discoloration from any angle, so it is easy to see from everywhere...Perfect for checking the time in the middle of the night.”

Apple iPad Mini

Save $63 on this Apple iPad Mini. (Photo: Amazon)
Save $63 on this Apple iPad Mini. (Photo: Amazon)

For Prime Day, Amazon has the latest Apple iPad Mini (Wi-Fi only model) on sale fo $63 off, bringing the price down to just $336. That’s the cheapest price we’ve ever seen.

With a 7.9-inch display, 64GB of on-board storage, Apple’s speediest mobile processor, and the newest version of iPadOS, the Apple iPad Mini boasts brighter and more realistic colors than previous models. Video calls are clear and crisp—no pixelated, blurry visuals. With a built-in eight-megapixel rear camera and seven-megapixel ‘selfie’ camera, FaceTiming can be more enjoyable than ever.

At less than a pound, it’s incredibly light and easy to hold in one hand. It stays juiced for up to 10 hours per charge. Amazon shoppers love it. “Much faster. Love the screen—very clear and setup was a snap,” shared a five-star reviewer. “Best and most powerful small tablet on the market and runs all apps quickly and smoothly. Battery life is simply stunning.”

Powerbeats Pro Wireless Earphones

Save $75 on these Powerbeats Pro Wireless Earphones. (Photo: Amazon)
Save $75 on these Powerbeats Pro Wireless Earphones. (Photo: Amazon)

On sale for $175 (was $250)—which is their all-time lowest price ever—the Beats Powerbeats Pro have everything a great pair of wireless headphones should have, including a compact build, a nine-hour battery life, stylish and functional earhooks that provide a secure fit and, most important, top-notch sound with heart-thumping bass. They also feature the brand’s “Fast Fuel” technology that gives about an hour-and-a-half of battery life on a five-minute charge. Now that’s fast.

“First, I need to start with the fact that I’m extremely picky when it comes to headphones and I’ve bought over 20 pairs from Amazon from brands to no brands,” one enthusiastic reviewer shared. “These are the first pair of headphones that I’ve worn to the gym that have not needed a single adjustment! I have weird ears and no in-ear headphones have ever fit me this well. The seal is great and it just doesn’t move!”

Toshiba 55-inch Smart 4K Ultra HD TV—Fire TV Edition

Save $150 on the Toshiba 55-inch Smart 4K Ultra HD TV—Fire TV Edition. (Photo: Amazon)
Save $150 on the Toshiba 55-inch Smart 4K Ultra HD TV—Fire TV Edition. (Photo: Amazon)

For Prime Day, Amazon has knocked $150 off the price of this Toshiba 55-inch Smart 4K Ultra HD—Fire TV Edition, for Prime members only—bringing the cost from $450 down to just $300. That’s the lowest price we’ve ever seen for this 4K model.

The TV has a brilliant 4K resolution at 2160p; it comes with Fire TV built-in and is ready to stream apps including Netflix, Hulu, Prime Video, Disney+, CNN, HBO, Starz and much more.

More than 770 Amazon shoppers gave this TV a five-star rating. “This is definitely one of the best TV's I've ever bought,” raved a delighted shopper. “The picture and sound are wonderful....My family loves it. Oh, and the remote with the Alexa is so much fun!”

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Apple AirPods

Save $44 on the Apple AirPods. (Photo: Amazon)
Save $44 on the Apple AirPods. (Photo: Amazon)

With this Prime Day deal, you can score a pair of Apple AirPods (second generation with the standard charging case) for $44 off—only $115. This is the cheapest we’ve ever seen these popular earbuds. You’ll get high-quality audio and find it’s easy and seamless to pair them with your iPhone or other Apple devices.

“They are amazing. It's as simple as just opening the case and you're in...,” said a satisfied shopper.

Blink Mini HD

Save $10 on the Blink Mini HD. (Photo: Amazon)
Save $10 on the Blink Mini HD. (Photo: Amazon)

Some smart home digital security cams cost hundreds of dollars. For Prime Day, Amazon is making the Blink Mini HD available for just $25. This small wonder features Full HD live streaming and two-way audio . The camera also detects motion—it can record whenever it senses activity around your home. And it comes with free cloud storage until the end of 2020.

“This is a great little camera monitor,” raved a delighted five-star shopper. “It’s easy to set up and easily managed with your smart phone. Can be set up to arm and record at any time....”

Bose QuietComfort 35 II Wireless Bluetooth Headphones

Save $150 on these Bose QuietComfort 35 II Wireless Bluetooth Headphones. (Photo: Amazon)
Save $150 on these Bose QuietComfort 35 II Wireless Bluetooth Headphones. (Photo: Amazon)

We know you’re craving some peace and quiet right about now—it’s time to get those noise-cancelling headphones you’ve been wanting! Thanks to this Prime Day deal, you can get an amazing pair—Bose’s Quiet Comfort 35 headphones—Series II—for a whopping $150 off. The sale brings the cost down from $340 to $199.

These bestsellers boast world-class noise cancelation technology that expertly diffuses sounds around you. Said a delighted five-star reviewer, “These are the best wireless headphones I have ever owned. The comfort and sound quality is just fantastic! I like to sit outside in the breezeway and listen to my tunes. When I set the Noise Cancellation to High, all the outside noise is gone and I can hear the music the way it is meant to be heard!”

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The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.

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