Amazon Prime Day 2020 has officially begun. Today and tomorrow, October 13 and 14, you can find tons of deals from the online retailer on a wide variety of products, ranging from video games, movies, tabletop games, and much more. But if you’re big on Amazon’s varied ecosystem of electronics, you’ll be happy to know that many of their most popular devices have been marked down for the occasion.
With so many different deals available on Amazon’s plethora of devices, it can be a little overwhelming trying to find the best savings, so we’ve rounded up some of the best deals we’ve found so far. These deals cover a range of Amazon devices, including the retailer’s latest tablets, speakers, and Fire-enabled TVs.
If you’re curious about some of the biggest deals, check out our Prime Day 2020 hub. Plus, see our roundup guide to the very best game deals across all retailers, including Amazon, Target, Walmart, and more.
If your current smart TV’s capabilities aren’t up to snuff, or if you want to add smart TV-style functionality to an older TV, then you ought to grab a Fire TV Stick. It supports 4K resolution streaming, hundreds of apps, and allows you to use Alexa voice commands. And for a more detailed analysis, check out our sister site CNET’s breakdown of the Fire TV Stick 4K. You can also look at our list of the best streaming devices.
The Fire HD 10 sports the largest display in Amazon’s tablet series yet. It’s also 30% faster than the previous iteration, with a 2.0 GHz octa-core processor and 2 GB of RAM. If you’ve not yet owned a tablet and are looking for something accessible, the Fire HD 10 is definitely a worthwhile choice.
If not a Fire HD 10 tablet for yourself, then consider one for your kids. With similar specs as the adult model, the Kids Edition is a great purchase to keep your children entertained and involved while you handle the daily grind. It comes packed with easy-to-use parental controls that can limit screen time, set educational goals and curfews, and manage content for up to four profiles. And the deal is only sweetened by a 2-year warranty in case of any unexpected breaks.
Having an Echo Dot is one thing, but getting one mounted on a Baby Yoda stand is another thing entirely. This bundle is clearly for the Baby Yoda fans out there, or really, just the novelty of it all. And at a slight discount, you can’t go wrong, mostly if you don’t already own an Echo Dot. If only Amazon created a unique Echo model where Alexa only works with Yoda statements, this package would be complete.
Having proper security in your home is never a bad investment. With the Ring Video Doorbell, you can keep appropriate tabs on who comes and goes by your doorstep, which is especially handy if you’re the type who mostly orders goods online. This particular bundle comes with the Ring Video Doorbell and an Echo Dot, which can work together to notify you of incoming visitors and allow you to speak to them. For more, check out CNET’s detailed breakdown of the Ring Video Doorbell 2.
Echo Studio is the most premium Alexa-enabled Echo device available right now. Its immersive sound is made possible with five built-in speakers that produce punchy bass, clear highs, and dynamic midrange. And with its advanced sensors, it automatically adapts to the acoustics of whichever rooms it’s placed to ensure optimal sound quality. For more, check out CNET’s detailed breakdown of Echo Studio.
If you’re looking for a Smart TV that’s equipped with all the capability and functionality offered by Amazon’s Fire TV Stick, then this Insignia brand 50-inch TV should be a proper fit. This particular model supports both 4K and HDR content. And with Alexa-enabled voice control, you can easily navigate to what you want to watch in seconds.
The eero mesh Wi-Fi system should meet the needs of larger households that struggle to maintain stable internet connection. This 3-pack, in particular, should ensure coverage in homes up to 5,000 square feet. If your home is slightly bigger or if you prefer a mesh system that supports higher internet speeds, there are pricier models available. Regardless, the convenience and control provided by the base model makes it a wonderful choice for those who need a solid and affordable solution for their Wi-Fi woes. Check out our CNET’s great breakdown of the eero mesh Wi-Fi system for more details.
The Echo Show 8 is a convenient screen you can place anywhere in your house or apartment that allows for a variety of uses. Whether it’s accessing a video call, watching movies, controlling other Amazon devices in your ecosystem, or displaying photos, the Echo Show 8 is a handy device that can complement any home. For a more detailed analysis, check out CNET’s breakdown of Echo Show 8.
In a world dominated by visual media, it can be easy to forget the importance of reading, making it all the more important to do so. Fortunately, the Kindle Paperwhite is a dedicated device that can help you focus on doing just that. If you’ve not bought a Kindle before, this model is a great place to start. The base 8GB model is perfect for text-only books. And with the thinnest, lightest design yet and waterproofing, you can take the Kindle Paperwhite just about anywhere to get your essential reading on.