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Amazon Prime Day deals 2021: Sales preview

Amazon Prime Day deals
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Amazon Prime Day deals start on June 21 at 12:00 a.m. PT/3 a.m. ET. The 48-hour summer savings event ends June 22. Amazon's Prime Day Deals preview announced Thursday, reveals a range of upcoming deals. 

Prime Day shoppers can save on select laptop PCs and monitors from brands like HP, Acer, ASUS, and LG. Music lovers will see up to a 40% price break on select Sony and JBL headphones. Meanwhile, Nintendo Switch fans can save 25% on Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit Mario and Luigi editions. 

What's more, starting June 18 at 12 p.m. ET, Amazon Prime members can access select early deals with Alexa in the Amazon app or on an Echo device. 

Outside of Black Friday, Prime Day is one of the most anticipated annual shopping events of the year. Prime Day shoppers can score deep discounts on the latest laptops, tablets, monitors, headphones, and more. Now is a great time for parents and students to nab early back-to-school deals on Chromebooks, 2-in-1 convertible laptops, and premium gaming laptops like the Alienware M15 R4.

Prime Day is also an excellent time to purchase Amazon branded hardware like its entire family of Fire Tablets and eReaders like the Fire HD 10, Fire 7 Kids Edition, Kindle Paperwhite and Kindle Kids Edition.

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If you're not a Prime member, be sure to sign up for an Amazon free 30-day trial to shop Amazon Prime Day 2021 deals. You can also shop early Prime Day deals right now using your Amazon Prime trial membership. Prime for students offers a 6-month free trial.View Deal

What Prime Day deals can I get right now?

If you're already a Prime member, you can start shopping for early Prime Day exclusive deals right now. 

For example, you can get the Amazon Echo Show 5 for just $44.99. Usually, this smart display retails for $80, so that's $35 off and the Echo Show 5's lowest price ever. It features a 5.5-inch (960 x 480) display, a single 4-watt speaker, a microphone, and built-in 1MP camera. The Echo Show 5 is a solid buy if you're looking for an affordable smart display for video calling. 

Another standout Prime Day deal drops the Insignia 24-inch Fire TV Edition Smart TV down to $99.99 ($70 off). Whether you're on the hunt for a new monitor or a Father's Day gift, the Insignia Fire TV Edition is a wise choice— especially at this price.

And that's just the tip of the iceberg. 

Amazon Prime Day takes place on June 21 and June 22 with offers of the best deals of the summer. Be sure to bookmark this page for the latest info about this year's Prime Day sale.

Looking for info about Amazon Prime Day 2021 in the UK? We're covering that too!

Best Prime Day deals right now

Prime Day laptop deals

Lenovo Chromebook Flex 5was $430 now $376 @ Amazon
At $54 off, the Lenovo Chromebook Flex 5 is one of the most affordable 2-in-1 laptops to buy. It has a flexible 2-in-1 design, pen support, and an exceptional keyboard. Specs-wise, it packs a 13-inch 1080p touchscreen, Intel Core i3-10110U CPU, 4GB of RAM, 64GB of microSD-expandable eMMC storage. In our Chromebook Flex 5 review, we gave it an overall rating 4 out of 5 stars. View Deal

Dell XPS 13 7390 4K Laptop: was $1,699 now $1,385 @ Amazon
Ahead of Prime Day, you can save $415 on the Dell XPS 13 with 4K display. It packs a 13.3-inch (1920 x 1200-pixel) Infinity Edge touch display, a 1.1-GHz Intel Core i7-10710U CPU, 16GB of RAM and a 512GB SSD.View Deal

Apple MacBook Pro 13" 2020 (M1/8GB/256GB): was $1,299 now $1,150 @ Amazon
If you can't afford to wait for Prime Day, you can save $150 on the MacBook Pro M1 right now. Besides Apple's M1 8-core CPU, it packs a 13.3-inch (2560 x 1600) IPS Retina display, 8GB of RAM, and 256GB SSD. It scored a rare 4.5 out of 5-star rating from us, making it one of the top laptops out there. If you require more storage, the MacBook Pro M1 with 512GB SSD is on sale for $1,300 ($200 off). View Deal

Apple MacBook Pro 13" 2020: was $1,999 now $1,749 @ Amazon
In what appears to be a Prime Day preview, the previous-gen MacBook Pro is now $250 off at Amazon. This power-user friendly laptop has a 13-inch (2560 x 1600) IPS Retina display, a 2.0-GHz Core i5 quad-core CPU, 16GB of RAM, and 1TB SSD. Now an all-time low price, the Intel-charged MacBook Pro is still one of the best laptops to buy. View Deal

Apple MacBook Pro 16-inch: was $2,799 now $2,499 @ Amazon
Currently, the 16-inch MacBook Pro with Magic Keyboard is $300 off at Amazon. It packs a 16-inch Retina display, a 2.6-GHz 9th Gen Intel Core i9 8-core CPU, 16GB of RAM, and 1TB SSD. Rounding out its hardware specs is a Radeon Pro 5500M GPU with 6GB of dedicated memory. This MacBook also has Touch Bar and Touch ID. Prime Day MacBook deals could knock another $50 off, returning its record low price of $2,399.View Deal

Alienware M15 R4: was $2,200 now $1,823 @ Dell
Now $307 off, the excellent Alienware M15 R4 with RTX 3070 GPU is among the best gaming laptops money can buy. If you don't want to wait for Prime Day, take advantage of this fantastic deal right now. It features a 15.6-inch FHD (1920 x 1080) 144Hz display, 2.2-GHz Core i7-10870H 8-core CPU, 16GB of RAM, and a 512GB SSD. If you can afford to splurge, Dell also offers the fully-loaded, M15 R4 with RTX 3080 GPU and 32GB of RAM for $2,577 ($303 off). View Deal

Gigabyte Aero 15: was $1,999 now $1,699 @ Newegg
If you can't wait for Prime Day, you can save $300 on the Gigabyte Aero 15 gaming laptop with a rebate at Newegg. This creator-centric prosumer laptop with enough horsepower under the hood for real gaming performance, the Gigabyte Aero 15 offers a Pantone-certified 1080p display with a 144Hz refresh rate, the power pairing of RTX 3070 graphics and an Intel Core i7-10870H GPU, 16GB DDR4 RAM and a 512GB PCIe SSD.View Deal

Acer Predator Triton 500: was $1,800 now $1,581 @ Amazon
The Acer Predator Triton 500 could be among Prime Day gaming laptop deals. Currently $219 off, this RTX 20 series GPU machine could fall further in price during Prime Day. This model packs a 15.6-inch 300Hz display, 2.6-GHz Core i7-10750H 6-core CPU, GTX 2070 Super GPU, 16GB of RAM and a 512GB SSD. View Deal

Razer Blade 15 Base Model: was $1,599 now $1,330 @ Amazon
In an effort to bring more of its svelte gaming laptops to the masses, Razer created the Base Model of the Blade 15. It's a more affordable iteration of the gaming laptop. And while its true, it's Nvidia GTX 1660 Ti GPU isn't as powerful as its more expensive cousin. The Base Model can still play its fair share of games at solid frame rates. View Deal

Prime Day monitor deals

LG UltraGear 32" Gaming Monitor: was $400 now $296 @ Amazon
Now $104 off, this LG UltraGear 32-inch Gaming Monitor (32GK650F) is at its lowest price ever. This 32-inch 1440p display features 144Hz refresh rate and ultrafast 1ms response time. Radeon FreeSync technology, Dynamic Action Sync, and motion blur reduction provide buttery-smooth gameplay. 

BenQ EW2780U 27-inch 4K Monitor: was $550 now $440 @ Amazon
At $110 off, this 27-inch BenQ 4K monitor has never been cheaper. This 3840 x 2160 resolution display features HDRi to deliver refined clarity and vivid color. Integrated speakers w/DSP provide detailed sound quality. And for your connectivity needs, the BenQ EW2780U supplies with USB-C, HDMI, and DP (DisplayPort) ports. View Deal

LG 32UD60-B 32-inch 4K Monitor: was $500 now $350 @ Amazon
Now $150 off, this 32-inch LG 4K monitor deal is prefect for PC, PS5, and Xbox Series X console gaming. It sports a (3840 x 2160) pixel resolution, built-in speakers (2 x 5W), 6-Axis control, a 60Hz refresh rate and a minimum Response time of 4ms. AMD FreeSync technology reduces screen tearing. This is one of the best computer monitor deals you can get right now. View Deal

Amazon Echo Show 5 (1st Gen): was $80 now $45 @ Amazon
Amazon's early Prime Day deals knocks $35 off the Echo Show 5 —it's lowest price yet. This 5.5-inch Alexa-enabled smart display is great for video calling, streaming movies, TV shows, news, music, and podcasts. This early Prime Day deal is exclusively for Amazon Prime members.View Deal

Echo Show 8 2nd Gen: was $130 now $95 @ Amazon
Save $35 on the Echo Show 8 smart display during Prime Day. This larger version of the Echo Show features an HD touchscreen, and 13MP with auto-framing for video calls. And with Amazon's voice assistant built-in, you can call your contacts hands-free, just ask Alexa. View Deal

Insignia 24-inch Fire TV Edition Smart TV: was $170, now $100 @ Amazon
This early Prime Day deal exclusive takes $70 off the Insignia 24-inch Fire TV Edition smart TV. Its simplified interface serves as a one-stop entertainment center for live TV and your favorite streaming apps. This early Prime Day deal is for Prime members only. View Deal

Prime Day tablet deals

Apple iPad 2020: was $329 now $299 @ Amazon
Amazon is currently slashing $30 off the 8th generation Apple iPad. We predict it could get an additional $20-$30 discount for Prime Day. The base model iPad packs a 10.2-inch Retina display, 32GB of storage, and an A12 Bionic chip boasting 40% faster performance over the previous-gen iPad's A10 chip.View Deal

Apple iPad Pro 12.9" 2020 (128GB): was $999 now $925 @ Amazon
One Prime Day iPad deal we expect discounts the 12.9-inch iPad Pro. Currently $74 off for a limited time, we could see another price drop on this Apple tablet during Prime Day. Powerful enough to replace your laptop, it packs a 12.9-inch (2732 x 2048) Liquid Retina display, an A12Z Bionic CPU and 128GB of storage. It also features a dual-camera system with LIDAR scanner, and Wi-Fi 6 support. View Deal

Apple iPad Air (2020) 64GB: was $599 now $549 @ Amazon
The iPad Air is expected to be at least $50 to $60 off during Prime Day. This tablet brings pro grade specs to the mid-ranger with a 10.9-inch Liquid Retina display (with P3 wide color gamut), A14 Bionic chip with Neural Engine, a USB C port for charging and connectivity, as well as support for Apple’s best accessories.View Deal

Apple iPad mini (64GB): was $399 now $369 @ Amazon
Amazon is currently taking $30 off iPad mini. If you don't want to wait for Prime Day, grab it for its second lowest price. This 7.9-inch tablet packs Apple's powerful A12 Bionic CPU, which delivers ridiculously fast performance. View Deal

Amazon Fire HD 8: $90 Amazon
The latest Amazon Fire HD 8 tablet will be among this year's Prime Day deals. It's 30% faster than its predecessor and supports wireless charging. It features an 8-inch (1280 x 800) display, 2.0-GHz quad-core CPU, 2GB of RAM, and 32GB of expandable storage. View Deal

Amazon Fire HD 8 Plus: $110 @ Amazon
The Amazon Fire HD 8 Plus is expected to be among this month's Prime Day tablet deals. It has all the same specs as the new Fire HD 8 except that it packs 3GB of RAM. It hit this record low price once again on Black Friday. We expect this deal to return during Prime Day 2021.View Deal

Amazon Fire HD 8 Kids Edition:$140 @ Amazon
The Amazon Fire HD 8 Kids Edition is bound to be on sale during Prime Day. One of the best kids tablets you can get, it's 30% faster than the previous gen model and has 32GB of storage.View Deal

Prime Day headphone deals

Amazon Echo Buds (2nd Gen): was $120 now $80 @ Amazon
This early Prime Day deal takes $40 off the second-generation Amazon Echo Buds. These true wireless earbuds offer good sound quality, solid active noise cancellation, and integration with Alexa voice assistant. View Deal

Apple AirPods Max: was $549 now $499 @ Amazon
In this Prime Day worthy deal, Amazon offers a discount of $50 on the Apple AirPods Max. This marks an all-time low price for these Apple headphones. They house powerful H1 chips, nine microphones, 40mm drivers, and tons of sensors for an audio experience like no other. View Deal

Apple AirPods Pro: was $249 now $197 @ Amazon
If you can't afford to wait for Prime Day, you can save $52 on the AirPods Pro right now. With decent noise cancellation, good sound quality, and a comfortable, sweat-resistant design, the AirPods Pro is among the best wireless earbuds around.View Deal

Beats Solo3 Wireless Headphones: was $299 now $125 @ Amazon
Currently $75 off, Beats Solo3 wireless headphones give you booming sound and 40 hours of battery life. If you're looking for a Father's Day or grad gift, snag them in this early Prime Day deal. View Deal

Sony WF-1000XM3 True Wireless Earbuds: was $229 now $178 @ Amazon
The Sony WF-1000XM3 earbuds are a wireless triumph. They offer stellar sonics, impressive noise cancellation, and a plethora of features like built-in Alexa for easy voice access to music, news, and more. Best Buy offers this same dealView Deal

Sony WF-SP800N True Wireless Earbuds: was $199 now $118 @ Amazon
This early Prime Day deal offers the Sony WF-SP800N for an all-time low price of $118. They're a solid choice if you're looking for durable, long-lasting true wireless earbuds.View Deal

Beats Solo Pro Wireless: was $299 now $170 @ Amazon
If you don't want to wait for Prime Day, you can save $130 on the Beats Solo Pro right now. These over-ear wireless headphones feature active noise cancelling, an advanced acoustic system and up to 22 hours of battery life. View Deal

Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus: was $149 now $99 @ Amazon
At $50 off, the Galaxy Buds Plus are at their lowest price yet. The Editor's Choice Galaxy Buds feature a 2-way speaker, rich AKG sound and an adaptive 3-mic system for crystal clear calls. all-time low price. View Deal

Apple AirPods w/ Wireless Case: was $199 now $150 @ Amazon
Want to snag some earbuds sooner than later? Right now, you can save $49 on the AirPods with Wireless Charging Case. These Apple earbuds include a Qi-compatible case that allows for wire-free charging. View Deal

Prime Day PS4 and PS5 deals

Demon's Souls for PS5: was $70 now $50 @ Amazon
This Prime Day-worthy PS5 deal saves you $20 on Demon's Souls for PlayStation 5. In our Demon's Souls review, we praised this game's phenomenal visuals, creative world, and unique boss battles. We gave Demon's Souls the Editor's Choice award for its excellent use of color, astounding attention to detail, and unprecedented level of graphical fidelity. Own it now for an all-time low price. View Deal

Sackboy: A Big Adventure for PS5: was $60 now $40 @ Amazon
Now $20 off, Sackboy: A Big Adventure for PS5 is cheaper than ever. One of the best PS5 games to own, Sackboy: A Big Adventure is a creative game that stimulates your senses in fascinating ways. It takes full advantage of the PS5 DualSense controller but adds layers with delightful visuals and sounds. View Deal

Assassin's Creed Valhalla for PS5: was $60 now $40 @ Amazon
Now $20 off, Assassin's Creed Valhalla is one of the best PS5 games to buy. Lead epic Viking raids against Saxon troops and fortresses with Assassin's Creed Valhalla. Best Buy offers the same deal.

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Madden NFL 21 for PS4|PS5: was $60 now $17 @ Walmart
This pre-Prime Day PS4 and PS5 deal takes $43 off Madden NFL 21.This new installation of Madden franchise packs fresh new features, innovative new gameplay mechanics, and Madden’s newest mode, The Yard. Upgrade to Madden NFL 21 for PS5 at no additional cost. Amazon has it on sale for $18 (42 off). View Deal

Best Buy PlayStation Game Deals: up to 50% off PS4|PS5 games @ Best Buy
Best Buy's Prime Day rivaling deals slashes up to 50% off select PS4 and PS5 games. Save on best-selling titles like Cyberpunk 2077, Tony Hawk Pro Skater 1+2, FIFA 21 and more. View Deal

Razer Raion Fightpad for PS4 and PS5: was $100 now $69 @ Walmart
Now $31 off, the Razer Raion Fightpad is one of the best controllers for PS4 and PS5 consoles. It has a 6 face button layout as found on arcade sticks — strategically spaced to give you quick access to your commands. The Mecha-tactile 8-way D-pad helps you execute moves with more precision than a 4-way D-pad. View Deal

Seagate 2TB External Hard Drive: was $110 now $63 @ Amazon
The Seagate Portable Hard Drive gives you enough storage space for over 50 games. It's lightweight, compact and doesn't need its own plug, and serves as an easy way to manage games. View Deal

Prime Day Xbox deals

Assassin's Creed Valhalla: was $60 now $30 @ Amazon
Now $30 off in a Prime Day-like deal, Assassin's Creed Valhalla for Xbox Series X and Xbox One is a must play. Lead epic Viking raids against Saxon troops and fortresses with Assassin's Creed Valhalla.
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The Outer Worlds for Xbox One: was $30 now 20 @ Amazon
Outer Worlds is one of the best RPG games to play. What makes it stand out is its in-depth dialogue options, excellent voice acting, and incredibly immersive narrative. View Deal

PowerA Fusion Pro Controller for Xbox: was $80 now $59 @ Amazon
At $21 off, the PowerA Fusion Pro Wired Controller has never been cheaper. This officially licensed Xbox controller works with Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One. It features a mappable Pro Pack for assigning button layouts on-the-fly and adjustable three-way trigger locks. View Deal

WD 5TB Game Drive Portable: was $149 now $130 @ Amazon
This high capacity HDD lets expands the console of your Mac, PC or console. Its high storage capacity of 5TB holds up to 126 games.  Amazon also offers the 2TB capacity version for $75 ($15 off). 


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Logitech G920 Steering Wheel: was $400 now $218 @ Amazon
Whether you're playing a car racing or delivery truck game, a racing wheel controller is essential. For a limited time, you can score one for $182 off at Amazon.View Deal

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