Amazon Prime Day 2022: The best early deals on tech, 4K TVs and more

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Amazon Prime Day is getting closer and there is already some momentum with early deals. July 12 is slated to kick off the two-day sales event, but you can bet some nice discounts will crop up before that date. We may see a slow crescendo of deals or the occasional torrent. It’s also likely other retailers will be looking for the mix, so keep an eye out for sales from Walmart and Target, the latter of which already has a “Deal Days” event scheduled for the same time frame. While Amazon is clearly the star of its own show, it should also be mentioned that Prime Day deals are exclusive to Prime members, while competitive sales from other retailers are open to everyone.

In the meantime, we’re rounding up the best early Prime Day deals you can get on smart home tech, 4K TVs, streaming devices, and all the other noteworthy gadgets that pop up. Some items may not be available at their absolute best prices — and others may get bigger discounts once Prime Day starts — but for now, here are some of the best early discounts, sales, and offers on offer.

Offers on Amazon Echo, Ring and Eero devices

Prime Day is usually one of the best times of the year to buy Amazon devices, whether you’re looking for Alexa-equipped smart speakers and displays or products from Amazon companies like Ring and Eero. The bottom line is, if Amazon makes or owns it, there’s a good chance Prime Day has the best price of the year outside of Black Friday and Cyber ​​Monday.

  • The jumbo-sized Echo Show 15 is now available with a second-generation Echo Show 5 for a total of $249.99, the typical asking price of the Echo Show 15. The discounted bundle — which combines the largest and smallest Echo smart displays — save you $84.99 and get a 15.6-inch screen for your wall, as well as a 5.5-inch screen for your nightstand.

Amazon Echo Show 15 (with a second-generation Echo Show 5)

The Echo Show 15 is a large, wall-mounted device that acts as a shared hub for families to view upcoming calendar events, virtual notes, and more. The 15.6-inch device also features the same Alexa functionality as other Echo displays and smart speakers.

Ring Video Doorbell with Echo Show 5 (second generation)

The Ring Video Doorbell is one of Ring’s more standard doorbells, with 1080p video, night vision, and support for both wired and battery-powered operation. At the moment it also comes with a second-generation Echo Show 5. The 5-inch Echo works great as a bedside display and can show a video feed from your entrance when a guest rings the doorbell.

  • For those who want a security system in a box, the second-generation Ring Alarm eight-piece kit is just $149.99 for Prime members at checkout. The $100 discount lowers the security system to its lowest level since Black Friday / Cyber ​​​​Monday. The comprehensive kit includes a base station, keypad, four contact sensors, one motion detector and a range extender with the option of 24/7 monitoring on a subscription basis.

Eero Pro 6E Tri Band Router

Eero’s Pro 6E mesh router is the latest flagship model from the Amazon-owned company. It supports the 6GHz Wi-Fi band at speeds up to 1.3 Gbps and covers up to 2,000 square feet with one unit. Wired speeds can go up to 2.5 Gbps.

Eero Pro 6 Tri-Band Mesh WiFi Router

A lone Eero Pro 6 router delivers all the benefits of its near gigabit speeds and convenient interface, with room to grow the system via added extenders.

Deals on TVs

  • The 50-inch, HDR-ready Hisense 50U6HF QLED is one of the few early 4K TV deals that shows promise. Released in May, it is currently available on Amazon for $399.99. That’s $130 off the regular price of the Fire TV-equipped set, and equates to the TV’s best price yet.

Kindle E-Reader Deals

2019 Kindle (refurbished, ad-supported)

Amazon’s most affordable e-reader that now includes a front light for the display. The tablet also offers support for Bluetooth headphones and is slightly more comfortable in the hand than its predecessor.

Smartphone Accessory Deals

The occasional unlocked phone can get a solid discount during Prime Day, but accessory deals will most likely be ripe for the picking (even before Prime Day).

Offers on services and subscriptions

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