Amazon Prime Day sizzles in 2018: 5 best deals to steal during this supersized sale!


Amazon Prime Day has arrived after days of tempting hints from this mega online retailer, and we’ve got your scoop on the five best deals to grab!

Amazon Prime Day is finally here with wow-worthy deals. We’re kicking off this July 2018 shopping celebration for Amazon Prime members with the scoop on the very best bargains.

When, where, and how to shop Amazon Prime Day

Here’s what you need to know:

    • Amazon Prime Day deals are only for members.
    • The deals begin on Monday July 16 at noon PT (3 p.m. ET) and last through Tuesday at 11:59 p.m. PT (Wednesday, 2:59 a.m. ET).
    • Amazon has a category of what the company calls “early access” Prime Day deals, so start your shopping engines now!
    • By downloading the Amazon app, you can get a preview of the Prime Day bargains. Add items to your shopping list at the app to get notified when the Prime Day deals begin.

Five best Amazon Prime Day deals

Echo Show

If you use Alexa regularly, the Echo Show ranks as your top Amazon Prime Day deal.  Regularly priced at $229.99, it’s priced at $129.99 for the sale.

Kindle Paperwhite

Got a Kindle on your wish list? Amazon’s Prime Day bargains includes the Kindle Paperwhite E-reader priced at $79.99 rather than the regular price of $119.99.

Toshiba’s Fire TV Edition

We’re calling this one Christmas in July: Amazon Prime Day takes 28 percent off the Toshiba 50-inch 4K Ultra HD Smart LED TV with HDR – Fire TV Edition. Prime members will pay $289.99 rather than the regular price of $399.99, a savings of $110.

Smartphones everywhere

Cell phones are among the Amazon Prime Day deals. CNET points out, for example, that Amazon Prime Day deals will include a $100 savings on the 64GB Moto G6 , which is priced at $259.99 during the sale.

Amazon Basics

Amazon Basics are 20 percent off. Whether it’s a paper shredder, a dog crate, or a medicine ball, Amazon Prime members get 20 percent off the items in the basics section.

Amazon Prime Day freebies

Just in case you’re wanting more, Forbes reports that Prime members can take advantage of some free deals during the sale and, in some cases, after. This month, Amazon Prime members can get free Twitch game downloads each day, such as The Red Strings Club.

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Get a Free Echo Dot by purchasing some Acer PC + Echo Dot bundles. And it’s music to our ears that purchasing selected Amazon Echo devices on Prime Day results in six months of free Amazon Music Unlimited.