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Amazon has announced the date of its annual Prime Day shopping event, a day of timed deals and discounts that have now exceeded Black Friday as the largest the action day on the retail giant's calendar.
Prime Day 2019 actually happens over two days this year, which takes place on July 15 and 16. The deals start at midnight PT Monday the 15th and will run for 48 hours with new deals dropping hourly. According to Amazon, over a million deals will be launched this year, spanning almost every site's top product categories, including electronics, appliances, fashion, entertainment, and home goods.
Continue to check back to this page when we update it with the latest offers that go up to Prime Day and on Prime Day itself.
WHAT IS IT?
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WHAT YOU MUST KNOW
While Amazon.com will continue To be available to everyone on Prime Day, Prime Day offers are reserved for exclusive Amazon Prime members. Due to the nature of these deals, many will have limited amounts and be able to sell out quickly, so Prime members should come back often to see new deals launched through the 48-hour event.
Amazon Prime costs $ 119 a year, or $ 13 a month. In addition to access to Prime Day, a Prime member gets you free two-day shipping on most purchases, along with free access to Amazon Video, which offers thousands of streaming movies and TV shows, including Amazon Originals as . Transparent ] and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel .
A Prime membership also gives you access to Amazon Music, with more than two million songs to stream; free e-books and audio books through Prime Reading; and Twitch Prime, with access to exclusive digital games. One new benefit to taking advantage of is Amazon Photos, which gives subscribers unlimited storage of full-resolution images.
Not an Amazon Prime member? Get a 30-day free trial here, giving you instant access to Prime Day, along with all the benefits outlined above and detailed here. If you are a student, you can qualify for a cheaper premium membership rate. You also get a six-month free trial. Find out more about student plans here.
BEST DEALS FOR SHOP
Amazon holds a tight cover on its Prime Day offerings until the event starts, but in previous years the best deals have been on electronics, small appliances, and home and kitchen appliances (think: Instant Pot, Sous Vide-cookers and robot vacuum cleaner).
Last year's bestsellers were the Fire TV Stick with the Alexa Voice Remote and Echo Dot, making Prime Day the biggest event of the year for Amazon devices. Ring has also had its biggest day on Amazon, with the Ring Video Doorbell Pro selling.
Amazon also collaborates with a number of actors and musicians to introduce new and exclusive products leading up to Prime Day. Prime members can shop for products cured by Kristen Bell, Kobe Bryant, Zac Brown, Rhett & Link, JoJo Siwa, Will and Jaden Smith, Mark Wahlberg, Marshmello and more. Offers are now available through Prime Day at amazon.com/celebdeals.
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Toshiba 4K Ultra HD Fire TV Edition was also a hot ticket item, and Amazon says it's now the best-selling TV deal in Amazon history. Amazon has already slashed $ 120 on the Toshiba HD 43-inch Fire TV Edition Smart TV this year, bringing the price down to just $ 279.99 (get deal here).
Members can get to Prime Day now and save up to 40% of Garage MyQ Smart Garage Hub + Amazon Cloud Cam (Key Edition), now only $ 99.98 (get the offer here).
The online notebook Rocketbook is a 20% discount and now only $ 38.40. This set contains the reusable digital notebook, two pens and two microfibre cloths (get agreement here).
As previously announced, Amazon Prime members will also have exclusive access to the 2019 Prime Day concert with Taylor Swift. The concert takes place on July 10 at 9 pm and will stream live at primevideo.com/primedayconcert.Other artists include Dua Lipa, SZA and Becky G. The concert will host Jane Lynch.
Note: We are & # 39; I update this article with the latest deals leading up to Prime Day, and on Prime Day itself, so be sure to bookmark this page and check back often.