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Now’s the time: Amazon Prime Day 2020 might’ve been postponed from its usual July slot to October, but the 13th and 14th are full of more than 1 million deals across every Amazon category, from electronics to fashion home goods and everything in between. (Check out our list of the best tech deals here, and our list of the best movie and TV deals here.)
Deals that are already available include discounts on Fire TV devices, Toshiba Fire TV Smart TVs, and up to a 50 percent discount on select titles to rent or buy via Prime Video. However, there’s a lot more to come — and we’re rounding up the best deals here.
First, however, you’ll need to make sure you can access the deals as an Amazon Prime member. The deals are available only to subscribers. You can sign up here for a 30-day free trial, after which you’ll be charged $12.99 a month or $119 a year. Your membership gives you access to free two-day shipping (which makes the program so popular) as well as Prime Video, ad-free music streaming, unlimited photo storage, and unlimited reading. Students or those with a valid EBT/Medicaid card may be eligible for discounted memberships, too.
The spectrum of deals is wide, and includes discounts on toys, electronics, fashion, beauty, kitchen, home, and Amazon Devices (and more), from top brands that include Panasonic, Roborock, Keurig, Under Armour, Coleman, Simple Joys by Carter’s, adidas, Lacoste, Marvel, and Ticwatch (and more).
Prime Day kicks off at midnight PT on Tuesday, October 13 and runs through Wednesday, October 14, and is accessible for Prime members in the U.S. and abroad in the U.K, U.A.E, Spain, Singapore, Netherlands, Mexico, Luxembourg, Japan, Italy, Germany, France, China, Canada, Belgium, Austria, Australia, and, for the first time this year, Turkey and Brazil.
Price: $597.99 (from $897.99)
The Panasonic LUMIX is one of our recommended cameras for filmmakers, and is available at a stunning 40 percent discount today.
Price: $799 (from $1099)
Save $300 on this compact, mirrorless camera that comes with an enhanced 32.5 Megapixel CMOS (APS-C) sensor, DIGIC 8 image processor and ISO range of 100-25600 (expandable to 51200). It also has 4K 30P video capability and a silent, electronic shutter.
Save 38% off the regular price of this ring light with tripod and a built-in holder for your smartphone or tablet — perfect for YouTubers or aspiring filmmakers.
This handheld rig helps stabilize your phone while you film, and also includes a built-in light and Bluetooth connectivity.
Price: $21 (from $30)
The cheapest Roku option is even cheaper with this deal, which shaves $9 off the price of the Express model. The quick and easy setup means you plug the included HDMI cable into your TV, connect to your wifi, and you’re ready to stream your favorite entertainment. There’s no monthly fee and you get access to free TV on hundreds of channels, plus you can sign into your subscription services and view them via Roku’s convenient interface.
Amazon’s bedroom-sized Toshiba Fire TV is available exclusively to Prime Members at this low price, offering the smart TV — and its easy-to-use Amazon Fire interface and remote — complete with 720p HD picture quality, dual-band wifi, three HDMI inputs, and multiple input/output options. You can also use the built-in Alexa to control other smart devices in your home, including lights, thermostat, and even door locks.
Another Amazon Prime member exclusive deal, this is the 2020 edition of the Insignia smart TV that comes with all the features of the built-in Amazon Fire and Alexa, plus 4K Ultra HD capability. Once you connect to wifi, the 43-inch TV will stay up to date with automatic software updates. And the extended holiday return window means you have until Jan. 31, 2021 if you decide you don’t want to keep it.
Listed at $49.99, these Bluetooth 5 headphones feature faster pairing, crisp audio, and one-step connection to your phone (after the first time, of course). Manage audio playback and calls with the touch panel and microphone on each earbud, and use as a pair or alone (like a Bluetooth headset). You’ll get five hours of playback on one charge, and the charging case will provide an additional six charges for a total of 35 hours of playtime. The earbuds come with charging case, micro-USB cable, and three pairs of ear tips.