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Amazon Prime Day 2018: new tech deals and great discounts

The annual Amazon Prime Day is still in full swing (yes, it lasts more than an actual day), and that means great discounts on fantastic tech products and multimedia, alongside everything in Amazon's vast, vast inventory. In this article, we'll tell you what to look out for and help you find the best tech deals. We've just added even more great sale items, so check it out!

What is Amazon Prime Day?

Amazon Prime Day 2018 marks the 23rd anniversary since Amazon's website went live selling books. To celebrate, Amazon offers a ton of deals only for Prime members.

The official sale period is July 16-17, 2018, but many deals start earlier.

The sales event started at 12 PM Pacific/3 PM Eastern and lasts for 36 hours, making it the longest it has ever been. Over this time there'll just be too many deals to keep track of them all, but we've taken the time to present the best of the best tech-focused discounts for you.

What is Amazon Prime? 

In order to get the Amazon Prime Day deals, you need to be an Amazon Prime member. Being a member has its benefits well beyond being able to join in the Amazon Prime Day sales festivities.

With an Amazon Prime membership you'll get free next day shipping on any purchase through Amazon Prime, and most common items on the site plus free same-day delivery on select items. You also get access to over one million songs with tons of playlists and stations. You can stream popular movies and TV shows for free, including original content from Amazon. And, for you avid readers out there, you can enjoy over 800,000 free e-books. Plus, as of June 27, Prime members get exclusive discounts at Whole Foods.

An Amazon Prime membership is only $119 per year or $12.99 per month. But you can sign up for a free 30 day trial of the program now risk-free and get access to this year's Amazon Prime Day event. Head over and give it a try, signing up is quick and easy.

Can I do Amazon Prime Day shopping without an Amazon Prime membership?

Sort of. If you don't have an Amazon Prime membership, then your best option is to grab a 30-day Amazon Prime free trial. If you've done this previously and your trial's expired, another option is to find a family member who's an Amazon Prime subscriber and ask to join their Amazon Household account.

A cheap, but not free, method of joining the Amazon Prime Day extravaganza is by being a student, in which case you're entitled to get an Amazon Prime membership for 50% off the usual price. For a limited time, students also get a 6-month free trial. You can sign up here.

What are the best Amazon Prime Day deals? 

Throughout the actual sale we will update this page with all of the best tech deals, so you won't have to search through the mountain of products to find the hidden gems.

ILIFE A4s Robot Vacuum Cleaner $55 off (sponsored)

It's time to delegate the tedious task of cleaning our floors to the robots, and you won't find a better deal than with the ILIFE A4s Robot Vacuum Cleaner. Thanks to a cutting edge suction system and sensor array, this machine will annihilate the dirt in your home, even in those trick-to reach spots. Not only does the A4s last for 140 mins on the battery, but it even knows how to return to the charging station and power itself up. Want to know more? Get to know all about the ILIFE robot range right here at http://www.iliferobot.com/

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Put that broom away for good. / © ILIFE

AZDOME 4K Dash Cam GS63H $25 off (sponsored)

A dash cam can be the ultimate guarantee of peace of mind while driving, and Amazon will be having two flash sales on one of the best in the market. The AZDOME 4k Dash Cam GS63H boasts ultra high quality video recording, even at night. Everything is controllable in fine detail via the LuckyCam companion app, and integrated GPS Geo-Tagging records precise GPS data into the video files so you can accurately check vehicle location/speed/route on Google Maps.

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Be prepared for anything with this high-quality GS63H dash cam.  / © AZDOME

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Save $5 on book orders

Remember when Amazon was an online bookstore? For actual paper books you could hold in your hand. Amazon hasn't, and Amazon Prime Day is a good opportunity to give literature some love. With the promo code PRIMEBOOKS18, you can get $5 off any book order over $20 to start with. Given that many books on Amazon are already discounted, that's just some extra sweet icing on the cake.

Best Amazon Echo deals

Smartphone deals (unlocked devices)

Best Kindle deals

TV deals

Fire Tablet deals

Smart home security device deals

DJI Drone deals

EasyAcc high-tech accessories

More fantastic deals

The Amazon Prime Day landing page will be updated many times during sale, but the link can already be found here with more details.

What are Amazon Prime lightning deals?

Amazon's lightning deals are offers which usually last for only several hours and can arrive from every product category. You'll have to act fast to cash in on them, but Amazon's dedicated shopping app can be set up with push notifications so you never miss a bargain. You can find out how to set these up here.

What are Amazon Prime Day spotlight deals? 

Amazon's spotlight deals are where you'll find the biggest saving on top brands. These offers run until they are out of stock, and they are best deals you'll find on Prime Day.

Are you on a shopping spree this Amazon Prime Day? Let us know what bargains you've picked up in the comments below.

Source: Tom's Guide

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  • very helpful content am very happy to you and your team thank,s for share


  • I use Prime about once a week for ordering, and the rest of the time for streaming television & music. They've "up'd" the tv part and have a lot wider selection. Still has a way to go, but getting better.


  • Love Prime Day. Best deal this year got to best the #LUMIYLIGHTBLADE Lamp. Man thank thing is bright!

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