Amazon Prime Day 2021: The best deals on Echo speakers, Fire tablets other Alexa devices
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Prime Day is here and, as we expected, so are a bunch of deals on Amazon gadgets. Other than Black Friday, today is the best time for Prime members to snag Echo speakers, Fire tablets other devices for much less than usual. Almost all of these things are on sale at record-low prices, including a few brnew devices like the second-generation Echo Show 8. Here are the best deals on Amazon devices for Prime Day 2021.
Echo Show 5 Echo Show 8 – $45, $95
Both first-generation Echo Show 5 Echo Show 8 smart displays hit all-time lows for Prime Day: the Show 5 is on sale for $45 while the Show 8 is down to $70. We like these for their relatively compact sizes — the Show 5 makes for a great smart alarm clock — their sound quality how well they respond to Alexa voice commands. If you want to invest in the second-generation Echo Show 8, which has an updated camera for video calls, you can snag it for $95 right now.
Buy Echo Show 5 at Amazon – $45 Buy Echo Show 8 at Amazon – $70 Buy Echo Show 8 (2nd-gen) at Amazon – $95
Echo Dot Echo Dot with Clock – $25, $35
The latest Echo Dot Echo Dot with Clock are down to $25 $35, respectively, for Prime Day. While these little speakers aren’t the best in terms of sound quality, they’re more than capable of powering tiny desk concerts. The Clock model has a handy LED display that shows the time as well as alarms timers you may have set.
Buy Echo Dot at Amazon – $25 Buy Echo Dot with Clock at Amazon – $35
Echo – $60
The latest Echo smart speaker is on sale for $60, which is a record-low price. We gave it a score of 89 for its great audio quality, inclusion of a 3.5mm headphone jack, stereo pairing option handy Alexa features.
Buy Echo at Amazon – $60
Echo Buds – $80
The second-gen Echo Buds have been discounted for Prime Day: the model with standard charging comes in at $80 while the wireless charging model is $100. Amazon dramatically improved its wireless earbuds with these second-generation versions, we gave them a score of 80 for their better sound quality, true active noise-cancellation smaller size.
Buy Echo Buds at Amazon – $80 Buy Echo Buds (wireless charging) at Amazon – $100
Echo Frames – $175
Amazon’s Echo Frames smart glasses are on sale for $175, or $75 off their normal price. We gave them a score of 76 for their comfortable design, hands-free Alexa access compatibility with prescription lenses.
Buy Echo Frames at Amazon – $175
Echo Show 10 – $190
The rotating Echo Show 10 dropped to a new all-time low of $190 for Prime Day. Despite being somewhat creepy, it earned a score of 83 from us for its automatic panning zooming (which comes in handy during video calls), excellent audio quality its ability to double as a security camera.
Buy Echo Show 10 at Amazon – $190
Kindle Paperwhite – $80
The Kindle Paperwhite e-reader is on sale for $80, which is an all-time-low price — that’s even $5 cheaper than it was during last year’s Prime Day. The Paperwhite is arguably the best e-reader you can get, we gave it a score of 95 for its improved-contrast display, new Audible support waterproof design.
Buy Kindle Paperwhite at Amazon – $80
Kindle – $55
The base Kindle has been discounted to $55, that’s $35 off its normal price a record low. If you can sacrifice the extra perks that the Paperwhite provides, the regular Kindle will be the best e-reader for the money that you’ll find. We gave it a score of 91 for its added front light, smaller design higher contrast display.
Buy Kindle at Amazon – $55
Kindle Oasis – $185
The fanciest Kindle out there, the Oasis, is down to $185 for Prime Day, or $65 off its normal price. The Oasis is overkill for most people, but hardcore e-reader fans will love how luxurious this gadget is. We gave it a score of 89 for its ultra-thin waterproof design, improved backlighting Audible support.
Buy Kindle Oasis at Amazon – $185
Fire TV Cube – $80
The Fire TV Cube set-top box is down to $80, which is a new all-time low $40 off its normal price. This is the most powerful Fire TV device available we gave it a score of 84 for its support for Dolby Vision HDR+, speedy performance solid Alexa capabilities.
Buy Fire TV Cube at Amazon – $80
Fire TV Stick 4K – $25
The Fire TV Stick 4K returns to its all-time-low price of $25 for Prime Day. It’s one of the better streaming devices you can get right now, it’s an even better buy when it’s half off. It supports Dolby Vision, HDR HDR10+, it comes with an Alexa voice remote. There are also a few bundles on sale, too, including one that has the TV Stick 4K, the brnew Alexa voice remote, an Ethernet adapter a two-year protection plan.
Buy Fire TV Stick 4K at Amazon – $25 Buy Fire TV Stick 4K bundle at Amazon – $56
Fire TV Stick Lite – $18
The basic Fire TV Stick Lite is on sale for $18, which is a record low. This is the Fire TV device to get if you just want the streaming necessities like FHD video voice commands with a bare-bones remote.
Buy Fire TV Stick Lite at Amazon – $18
Fire HD 10 10 Plus – $80, $110
The new Fire HD 10 10 Plus tablets are on sale for $80 $110, respectively. Amazon recently updated its biggest tablets with faster processors, brighter screens, more RAM more battery life. The biggest perk that the Plus has over the standard model is wireless charging capabilities.
Buy Fire HD 10 at Amazon – $80 Buy Fire HD 10 Plus at Amazon – $110
Fire HD 8 8 Plus – $50, $70
Both 8-inch Fire tablets have been discounted to $45 $65, respectively. We gave them a score of 81 for their refined design, decent performance, long battery life USB-C charging port.
Buy Fire HD 8 at Amazon – $45 Buy Fire HD 8 Plus at Amazon – $65
Eero 6 (3-pack) $181
The Eero 6 mesh WiFi system is on sale for Prime Day the three pack, which contains one router two extenders, is down to $181. That’s a record-low price nearly $100 off its normal going rate. This pack covers up to 5,000 square feet supports dual-bWiFi 6. You can also get Eero Beacon extenders for less right now, too, as they’re on sale for $71 each.
Buy Eero 6 (3-pack) at Amazon – $181 Buy Eero Beacon at Amazon – $71
Eero Pro – $139
The Eero Pro router has dropped to $139 for Prime Day, that’s $60 off its normal price. If you’re looking to replace your current router with something more powerful, this could do the trick. It covers up to 1,750 square feet supports tri-bWiFi speeds up to 1Gbps.
Buy Eero Pro at Amazon – $139
Blink Mini – $20
The Blink Mini indoor security camera dropped to $20, which is $15 off its normal price. A two-pack will set you back only $35. This tiny, wired camera records 1080p video can ping your smartphone whenever it captures motion or sound in your home.
Blink Indoor/Outdoor – $60, $90
Blink Indoor Outdoor camera kits are as low as $50 $60, respectively, for Prime Day. We like these small security cameras for their unassuming designs lack of wires — both Indoor Outdoor cams run on replaceable batteries, so there are no wires to mess with. Both cameras record 1080p video, have night-vision support plus two-way audio.
Buy Blink Indoor at Amazon – $50 Buy Blink Outdoor at Amazon – $60
Luna game controller – $49
Amazon’s Luna gaming controller is 30 percent off for Prime Day, bringing it down to $49. This is Amazon’s own controller for its game streaming service Luna it makes it easier to play all kinds of games on your PC, Mac, Fire TV, iPhone, iPad or Android device. We like its sleek yet familiar design the fact that it doesn’t require constant recharging thanks to its two AA batteries.
Buy Luna controller at Amazon – $49
Amazon Halo – $70
Amazon’s Halo fitness tracker is down to $70, or $30 off its normal price. This basic btracks steps, heart rate, sleep time more, if you subscribe to the company’s health tracking service, you’ll gain access to additional data like body composition, sleep stages, Movement Health more.
Buy Halo at Amazon – $70
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