Amazon Prime Day deals 2020: early sales have started already

Amazon Prime Day deals 2020: early sales have started already

Amazon Prime Day deals



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Today’s best Amazon Prime Day deals

The Amazon Prime Day deals are well underway, and we’ve been enjoying some pretty excellent price drops over the last few hours. There’s plenty to go, too; the event runs from October 13-14, meaning there’s loads of deals in gaming, TV, tech, audio, laptops, and more to enjoy. You can get started with the top US offers below, or change the flag right at the top of this article to see the UK discounts.

Amazon Prime Day 2020 is a 48-hour event that’s set to end at 23: 59 October 14. We wouldn’t take that to mean you can just leisurely saunter in towards the end, though, as many of the best Amazon Prime Day deals get snapped up within the first few hours of them going online. 

We’ll be updating this guide throughout the Prime Day sale to make sure you get the latest info rather than having to browse the tens of thousands of new deals yourself. We expect some of these deals will be even better than the Black Friday deals coming later this year, and seeing as we had advanced noticed of most of the offers, we’re in a great place to tell you about the best ones. No fake deals here, folks.

Don’t forget, the Amazon Prime Day deals are for members only. Thankfully, you can get a free trial that will see you through the sale and beyond. Give it a whirl to enjoy the exclusive deals, Prime Video streaming library, super-fast delivery, and more perks.

With other stores increasingly taking advantage of the shopping buzz the Prime Day deals generate, there are usually some great offers elsewhere too. A great deal is a great deal to us, so if we spot something tasty elsewhere, we’ll include it below too.

Keep scrolling to see roundups of our favorite deals so far. Or if you’d like to browse directly at Amazon, here are some links straight to the best sections over there:

The best Prime Day deals in the USA

Deals are live right now folks, and some of the hottest ones have been selling out even though we’ve only just started, so we really wouldn’t think on these for long. Keep checking back, as we’ll be adding fresh deals to this page throughout the two-day Amazon Prime Day deals event.

Sony 65-inch X750H 4K TV | $1,000 $698 at Amazon
Considering the fact that this is a massive 65-inch 4K TV from such a reputable manufacturer, this is an excellent deal. That price for most 65-inch televisions would be worth considering, but given that this is Sony levels of quality, it’s an awesome deal. The kind of deal that’s so tempting even if it’s just for a second or third TV for home…View Deal

Razer Blade 15 | $2,600 $1,999.99 at Amazon
With a 10th-generation Intel processor, a 2080 Super graphics card, a 512GB SSD, 16GB of RAM, and a 300Hz (!) Full HD screen, this Razer Blade kicks off the deals with a bang. Because of that huge saving, it’s fantastic value for money.View Deal

MacBook Pro 16-inch | $2,399 $2,099 at Amazon
If you need some serious power under the hood of your laptop, the MacBook Pros are the way to go. Generally favored by creatives in media editing, the Pro can handle pretty much anything you can throw at it thanks to the 6-core i7 processor and 16GB of RAM. Storage isn’t an issue either with a speedy 512GB SSD inside. Don’t miss this chance to save $200 in this Prime Day deal.
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Amazon Echo Show 5 | $89.99 $44.99 for (Prime members only) at Amazon
If you’re looking to step up your smart home game, this is a great place to start, or even continue: a lovely touchscreen display powered by Alexa that can act as something as simple as a clock but with so much more besides. View Deal

Apple Watch Series 3 (Silver or Space Grey) | 38mm | GPS | $199 $169 at Amazon
The Apple Watch Series 3 is a fantastic first smartwatch that can also be a great upgrade from older versions or Android-powered devices. It comes in silver or ‘space gray’ with either white or black Sports Bands.View Deal

Echo Dot | $49.99 $18.99 at Amazon
Amazon has just made the Echo Dot cheaper than ever before. It’s clearly clearing out and discontinuing this popular flat-shaped Echo Dot smart speaker for when the new spherical version arrives at the end of the month. You’ve no excuse at this price – this is a red hot Prime Day deal that will surely sell out before the sale finishes.View Deal

Apple AirPods (wired charging case) | $159 $114.49 at Amazon
Looking for the vest value Airpods? It’s hard to argue with the all-time lowest price at just $114.99 for these today at Amazon with a $44 discount. This version comes with the wired charging case. See below for a wireless option.View Deal

Bose QuietComfort II | $299 $199 at Amazon
Originally released at $349 a few years ago, these Bose faves are still a fantastic set of wireless noise-canceling headphones and this is the cheapest price yet on Amazon by $80. They’re very comfortable for longer sessions too. This price is also available on the black model (same link) and also the super rare Triple Midnight version (a very, very dark blue).
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Animal Crossing: New Horizons Edition Switch | $299 at Amazon
This special design for Nintendo Switch has been one of the most sought-after game consoles since it first came out earlier this year, and this is your chance to score it while supplies last at Amazon.View Deal

Official 4TB Xbox Seagate HDD | $149.99 $87.99 at Amazon
Don’t miss a rare $35 saving on this official USB external Xbox One hard drive. With this in hand, you’ll be able to play older games on your new Series X straight away without having to re-download them.View Deal

Razer Kraken (Green) | $80 $49.99 at Amazon
The Razer Kraken is one of the best all-round headsets money can buy. And with a discount on a host of colors, there’s bound to be one here for you too. The whole set is on offer with the Black one down to $49.99; Quartz Pink is now $59.99; and the Mercury White is $59.99

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Instant Pot Duo 6-quart | $99.95 $79 at Amazon
Get 20% off for a 6-quart Instant Pot Duo that combines seven appliances into one. There’s a pressure cooker, a slow cooker, a rice cooker, a steamer, a sauté pan, yogurt maker, and warmer. Plus, it cooks up to 70% faster. This deal is a no-brainer.

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Amazon Prime Day TV deals – USA

43-inch

Samsung 43-inch 7 Series 4K TV | $300 $279.99 at Best Buy
Samsung is the best in the business when it comes to TVs, so this offer is pretty eye-catching. Although it’s not as high-quality as the company’s QLED range, this 43-inch panel is still a great choice.View Deal

55-inch

LG 55-inch OLED55CXPUA 4K TV | $1,999.99 $1,596.99 at Amazon
Originally costing $2000 on release, this is the best price we’ve ever seen thanks to the $403 discount. Saving 20% on an OLED TV of this caliber is a rare sight for sure. With a 120Hz 4K display this is arguably the best TV for next-gen consoles.
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Samung 55-inch 8K QLED TV (QN55Q900RBFXZA) | $3,498 $2,297.99 at Dell
This deal gets you a very respectable screen with 8K HDR capabilities, all for hundreds less than the list price – that’s a real win, particularly when going 8K is a good way to future-proof yourself moving forward.View Deal

This deal seems to have gone out of stock, but don’t give up on it just yet – it may come back before the Amazon Prime Day deals are over.
Toshiba 55-inch Fire TV |
$449.99 $209.99 at Amazon
That’s arguably the best value TV deal we’ve seen on Prime Day. $210 for a 55-inch $K smart TV is exceptional value, especially one with the Fire TV/Alexa experience built-in in along with a voice-remote. Naturally, it comes with Prime Video, Hulu, Netflix, Disney Plus, and more options. Amazon has knocked money off the 43 and 50-inch models too that are also great picks if 55-inch is too big.
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65-inch

Samsung 65-inch curved TU8300 4K TV | $748 $677.99 at Amazon
For those looking for a curved screen, then this is one of the best deals we’ve seen for a little while. 65-inch of any type of television is great value but for a cruved one – they often demand a little bit of an added premium still – this is excellent value.View Deal

Sony 65-inch X750H series 4K TV | $1,000 $698 at Amazon
This is an excellent deal! That price for most 65-inch 4K televisions would be worth considering, but given that this is Sony -levels of quality, this is an awesome deal. The kind of deal that’s so tempting even if it’s just for a second or third TV for the home…View Deal

Sony 65-inch X900H Series 4K TV | $1,600 $999.99 at Best Buy
Yup, it will have that Sony premium on the price tag but if any televisions go a way to justifying their price, it’s Sony’s ones. This is a supremely quality, large 4K TV set which will be great for games and entertainment alike, and it has a handy $600 off.View Deal

75-inch

Hisense 75-inch H65 Series 4K TV | $1,000 $749.99 at Best Buy
An absolute bargain for 75-inches of solid 4K TV. This will fill a wall and not break the bank for the size of the screen you’re getting. While it often pays to look at the more ‘premium’ brands at this size, Hisense has made a great niche for itself by offering good quality TVs for value-busting prices so this is worth a look if you want to stretch your budget.View Deal

Sony 75-inch 4K LED TV (75X800H) | $1,798 $1,398 at Dell
A premium 75-incher from Sony. This will cost a bit more but the quality from Sony’s rich history in creating some of the best TVs comes to the fore with this panel. You won’t look back.View Deal

Hisense 75-inch H65 Series 4K TV | $1,000 $749.99 at Best Buy
An absolute bargain for 75-inches of solid 4K TV. This will fill a wall and not break the bank for the size of the screen you’re getting. While it often pays to look at the more ‘premium’ brands at this size, Hisense has made a great niche for itself by offering good quality TVs for value-busting prices so this is worth a look if you want to stretch your budget.View Deal

Amazon Prime Day laptop deals – USA

ASUS VivoBook (11.6″) | $289 on Amazon
We’ll be very lucky indeed if we can get a laptop at this price or less during the Amazon Prime Day laptop sales. This currently-active offer gets you a device with 64GB of storage and 4GB of RAM. That means it’s only for light work use, but if you want something cheap and cheerful, you could do a lot worse. View Deal

ASUS ZenBook Duo UX481 (14-inch) | $1,300 $1,199 at Amazon
Despite being a little pricier, this ZenBook deal is one of the best from ASUS so far. There’s a very tempting 23% discount on a powerful machine with a speedy i7 processor, super-fast SSD, ErgoLift for more comfortable typing, and dual touchscreens as well. Nice.
Features: Intel Core i7-10510U CPU, 8GB RAM, 512GB PCIe SSD, 14-inch FHD NanoEdge Bezel Touch Display

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HP Spectre x360 15-inch laptop | $1,499 $1,349.99 at HP
This was over $1600 last week before getting knocked down to $1349 and now it’s even lower. A fantastic series of savings on HP’s premium end laptop is certainly a tempting proposition. The Spectre x360 can do it all too: crunch through work task, be a central home hub, and also provide a solid portable gaming experience with that GTX 1650 Ti graphics card. Nice.View Deal

Gigabyte AERO 15 OLED laptop | $2,200 $1,703 at Amazon
This is a worthy investment for a creator, graphic designer, and gamer. If you straddle these areas of hobby and interest, then this AERO laptop with its 4K screen and 2060 graphics card are well placed to serve you.View Deal

MacBooks

2020 Apple MacBook Air: $999 $899.99 at Amazon
Discounts of any order on this year’s MacBook Air are a rare thing, so we’d give this one some serious thought if you’ve been looking to give the most important device in your home office a serious upgrade. This is for the 256GB SSD version, but you’ll find $99 has been knocked off the 512GB model, bringing it down to $1199 if you need the extra space.View Deal

Apple MacBook Air (256GB) | $999.00 $899.99 at Amazon
The smaller GB MacBook Air has all three colors available at 10% off, so act fast if you want to grab one. For $899.99 you’ll get a 13.3 inch Retina display, tenth-generation Intel Core i3 processor, and all the bells and whistles you’d expect from Apple.

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Apple MacBook Pro (13-inch, 512GB) | $1,299 $1,199 at Amazon
Get a 13-inch, 512GB Apple MacBook Air for 6% off with this Amazon deal. You’ll get brilliant Retina display with True Tone technology, a backlit magic keyboard, and Touch ID. As of right now, both colors are available, so act fast.
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Apple MacBook Air (512GB) | $1,299 $1,199 at Amazon  
Score the 512GB MacBook Air in either space gray or silver for 8% off (the rose gold is currently unavailable). Again, this is the latest model of the Apple Macbook Air, which is rarely on sale, so snag it while you can. 
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MacBook Pro 16-inch: $2,399 $2,099 at Amazon
If you need some serious power under the hood of your laptop though, the MacBook Pros are the way to go. Generally favored by creatives in media editing, the Pro can handle pretty much anything you can throw at it thanks to the 6-core i7 processor and 16GB of RAM. Storage isn’t an issue either with a speedy 512GB SSD inside. Don’t miss this chance to save $200 in this Prime Day deal.
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Gaming laptops

Razer Blade 15 | $2,600 $2,099.99 at Amazon
With a 10th-generation Intel processor, a 2080 Super graphics card, a 512GB SSD, 16GB of RAM, a 300Hz (!) Full HD screen, this Razer blade kicks off the deals with a bang.View Deal

Amazon Prime Day tech deals – USA

Tablets

iPad (2020) | $329 $299 at Amazon
Apple’s latest entry-level iPad has only been out a few weeks so we’d snap up any discount and $30 off already is great offer. The new iPad has a 10.2-inch Retina display and the A12 Bionic chip making it a seriously fast device for multitasking and gaming.
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iPad Mini 64GB | $399 $336 at Amazon
This is a much more appealing price for the latest iPad Mini. We’d generally go for this one over the regular-sized iPad around this price-range as you’re getting double the storage at 64GB which will let you get plenty of games and media files installed.
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iPad Pro 11-inch | $799 $749.99 at Amazon
Need a larger screen or a boost in power for editing images and video. Then the iPad Pro is the way to go and you can save $50 today on the 11-inch 2020 model with 128GB of storage. There’s also $50 off the 256GB version.
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Smart watches

Apple Watch Series 3 (Silver or Space Grey) | 38mm | GPS | $199 $169 at Amazon
The Apple Watch Series 3 is a fantastic first smartwatch that can also be a great upgrade from older versions of the Watch or Android-powered devices. It comes in silver or space grey with either white or black Sports Bands.View Deal

Apple Watch Series 3 (Silver or Space Grey) | 42mm | GPS | $229 $199 at Amazon
If you have a slighter bigger wrist, this is the version for you: 4mm isn’t a world of difference, but it definitely shows. This is one of the cheapest prices we’ve ever seen for this version, too.View Deal

Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 | 41mm | Silver, Bronze, and Black | Fitness tracking | Health monitor | $399.99 $369.99 at Amazon
The smaller of the Watch 3 sizes is also the cheapest on offer here, but that doesn’t mean it’s the worse model. In fact, basically everything else about the Watch 3 is identical, bar slightly less battery life due to its smaller size. View Deal

Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 | 45mm | Silver, Bronze, and Black | Fitness tracking | Health monitor | $429.99 $399.99 at Amazon
The 45mm version of Samsung’s best smartwatch comes with additional battery life. The rest is the same as the smaller version, offering Bluetooth, LTE, GPS, and a range of other high-end features found in competitor watches. Or if you’re in the UK, it’s £374 at Amazon today.View Deal

Amazon Echo

Echo Dot | $49.99 $18.99 at Amazon
Amazon has just made the Echo Dot cheaper than ever before. It’s clearly clearing out and discontinuing this popular flat-shaped Echo Dot smart speaker for when the new spherical version arrives at the end of the month. You’ve no excuse at this price, this is a red hot Prime Day deal that will surely sell out before the sale finishes. If you’re in the UK, you can also get it for £18.99 at Amazon.View Deal

Amazon Echo Dot (4th gen) | $49.99 at Amazon
Like the Echo, the Dot benefits from many of the tweaks Amazon has managed to cram into the spherical design but for a lower price. Rest assured, Alexa is still just as capable, making this a bit of a smart home bargain. If you fancy picking up two of them, you can save $20 with this coupon code: DOT2PACK. Or you can get a UK pre-order for £49.99 at Amazon.View Deal

Amazon Echo Show 5 | $89.99 $44.99 for (Prime members only) at Amazon
If you’re looking to step up your smart home game, this is a great place to start, or even continue: a lovely touchscreen display powered by Alexa that can act as something as simple as a clock but with so much more besides. View Deal

Amazon Echo Show 8 | $129.99 $64.99 for (Prime members only) at Amazon
Prefer a larger screen for your connected home? No problem – the Echo Show 8 offers the same built-in Alexa support with a spacious 8″ touchscreen. Make video calls to family, see the details of video recipes in the kitchen, or use it as an even bigger clock. If you’re in the UK, check out this deal for £59.99 at Amazon.View Deal

Amazon Echo Spot $129.99 $89.98 at Amazon
Update: Amazon has put the price of a single unit back up at the moment, but you can still get two for $149.98 with the code. The diminutive Echo Spot smart speaker with a display is perfect for bedside tables or home-office desks. Or better yet, how about both. Use the coupon code ECHOSPOT2PK at checkout to get a pair of them for just £149.98.
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Amazon Echo (4th-gen) | $99.99 at Amazon
The new Amazon Echo is one of the most complete rethinks offered by the company for one of its best devices, tying together a variety of smart home elements into a classy design, with improved voice recognition and speakers to boot. Pre-orders are open now and if you’re quick you can get one with a free Philips Hue bulb that you can activate via voice command on this Echo speaker.
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Phones

Google Pixel 4 XL 128GB | $899 $649 at Amazon
Google’s Pixel series of phones has been a great addition to the world of android phones and is generally known for having cameras that punch well above their weight considering the more reasonable costs compared to the flagships from Samsung and even OnePlus. We’ve highlighted the 128GB model over the 64GB version as there’s no memory card slot and we think you’ll appreciate the extra space. Other colors, storage capacities, and even the smaller Pixel 4 are all on offer today and you can see them all via the link with the regular Pixel 4 64GB starting at just $449.

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Samsung Galaxy S20 5G | $999.99 $749.99 at Amazon
5G flagship phones are seriously expensive, so holding out for a Prime Day deal was a smart move. Another smart move is checking to see if your carrier’s 5G signal strength reaches to where you’re most likely going to need it, we’re still generally finding it to be a bit lacking outside of the big cities. All set though? $250 is a massive saving on Samsung’s best value flagship phone. The S20+ 5G model will cost you an extra $150 which is viewable at the same listing.
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Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G | $1,399 $1,049.99 at Amazon
The S20 Ultra 5G is the most powerful phone in the S20 lineup and offers a real treat for photo fans with an absurd 100x zoom. Anything after 50x gets a bit blurry in all honesty when we had one, but regular picture quality is outstanding and the phone can handle anything you can throw at it and that 6.9-inch screen combined with a 5,000 mAh battery is great for gaming.

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This deal seems to have gone out of stock, but don’t give up on it just yet – it may come back before the Amazon Prime Day deals are over.
Samsung Galaxy S10 | $749.99 $574.99 at Amazon
Last year’s flagship Galaxy S10 series from Samsung still stands tall as one of the best phones money can buy and today’s Prime Day deals knock generous amounts off the regular, Lite and Plus models (you can browse them all via the link). We think the regular one is the sweet spot though thanks to a $175 discount.

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HDDs & SSDs

Toshiba 12TB (7200 RPM, 256mb cache)| $392.99 $274.99  at Amazon
SSDs are becoming more affordable, but when you absolutely, positively got to store every single piece of data, accept no substitute for a massive hard drive. 12TB of storage will keep you afloat even if you need to store tons of games, media, and miscellaneous materials all in one place.View Deal

This deal seems to have gone out of stock, but don’t give up on it just yet – it may come back before the Amazon Prime Day deals are over.
Crucial 2TB SATA 2.5-Inch Internal SSD| $199.99 $159.99 at Amazon
Capitalize on the extra-fast storage of an SSD without sacrificing on capacity or price with this excellent deal. With two terabytes you’ll easily be able to keep your OS and all of your most-played games all in one place, and if you don’t have a ton of media to store this may be all you need.

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More tech deals

Instant Pot Duo 7-in-1 cooker | $99.95 $79 at Amazon
Got a small kitchen or just don’t like having too many devices in the cupboards? Then it’s time you checked out a super popular Instant Pot. This multi-use device can be used as a pressure cooking, sterilizer, slow cooker, Saute, rice cooker, steaming, or making yogurt.View Deal

BenQ EX2780Q gaming monitor | $600 $399.99 at Amazon
This is a great price for the quality you get. Decent gaming specs and speeds, lovely image quality, that sweet spot of 1440p, all for two hundred dollars less than usual.View Deal

Amazon Prime Day audio deals – USA

Apple AirPods Pro | White | Wireless Charging Case | $249 $199 at Amazon
The AirPods Pro are great if you need small wireless earbuds for runs, walks, and whatever else; they’re perfectly designed with surprisingly good sound for their size, plus deep iPhone compatibility. Don’t miss this discounted price which is the lowest price yet.
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AirPods (wired charging case) | $159 $114.49 at Amazon
Looking for the vest value Airpods? It’s hard to argue with the all-time lowest price at just $114.99 for these today at Amazon with a $44 discount. This version comes with the wired charging case. See below for a wireless option.View Deal

AirPods (wireless charging case) | $199 $149.98 at Amazon
If you can afford to spend a bit more, the wireless charging case version of the AirPods is a good shout thanks to the added convenience of being able to put recharge on a wireless charger. Otherwise, the AirPods themselves are the same.
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Sony WHXB900N noise-canceling headphones | $248 $123 at Amazon
If you want a cracking pair of Sony headphones with noise-canceling headphones but don’t want to splash out for the premium WH-1000XM3 or XM4 models then these are your next best bet, especially if you want something with similar looks. Amazon has knocked 50% off for Prime Day and this is a great price for noise-canceling, touch sensor controls, and up to 30 hours of battery.

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Sony WH-CH710N noise-canceling headphones | $198 $88 at Amazon
For what Sony lacks in attractive names it more than makes up for with a range of products for multiple budgets. You never want to go too cheap if you want decent noise-canceling, but Sony is solid at the NC game across multiple price ranges. 35 hours of battery is seriously impressive too and that generous padding will be great for cutting down sound leakage – might get a little hot in the summer though.
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Powerbeats Pro wireless earphones | $249.99 $174.95 at Amazon
That’s a massive $75 discount today for Prime Day, beating the previous best price by a further $25. These are excellent earphones for working out thanks to their soft ear hooks, nine hours per charge of battery, both water and sweat resistance and, touch controls. The deal is available on both the black or ivory models.
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Bose QuietComfort II | $299 $199 at Amazon
Originally released at $349 a few years ago these Bose faves are still a fantastic set of wireless noise-canceling headphones and this is the cheapest price yet on Amazon by $80. They’re very comfortable for longer sessions too. This price is also available on the black model (same link) and also the super rare Triple Midnight version (a very, very dark blue).
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Beats Solo Pro | $299.99 $179.99 at Best Buy
This super $100 discount serves as a great reminder that it’s not just Amazon vying for your money right now. Best Buy is unbeatable with this massive saving. You can get this same deal on a range of different color options too. A superb price for a lovely pair of wireless noise-canceling headphones.
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Amazon Prime Day gaming deals – USA

Nintendo Switch

Ring Fit Adventure for Nintendo Switch | $79.99 at Amazon
Get the Ring Fit Adventure game, the Ring-Con accessory, and Joy-Con leg strap (just the strap, but no extra Joy-Con). This is everything you need to start a surprisingly intense workout adventure. 

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Animal Crossing: New Horizons Edition Switch | $299 at Amazon
This special design for Nintendo Switch has been one of the most sought-after game consoles since it first came out earlier this year, and this is your chance to score it while supplies last at Amazon.View Deal

This deal seems to have gone out of stock, but don’t give up on it just yet – it may come back before the Amazon Prime Day deals are over.
Nintendo Switch (Neon Blue / Red) | $299.99 at Amazon US
If you just want the console, Amazon has you covered with a deal on the standard Nintendo Switch for $299.99. Yes, there’s no money off, but it’s been sold out for months meaning scalpers have been grossly overcharging, get it for the proper price while stock lasts.
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Xbox

Razer Wolverine Tournament Edition controller | $120 $82.99 on Amazon
It’s a bit lighter on the features but the Tournament Edition is still an excellent choice for the Xbox player who wants something a bit more customisable and that can be used across the generation divide too.View Deal

Razer Wolverine Ultimate controller | $160 $119.99 on Amazon
This particular pro controller really helps up your game – it allows you to respond so much faster than you could with a normal handset, giving you an edge in shooters and beyond. It’s one of the best controllers we’ve used on Xbox.View Deal

Official 4TB Xbox Seagate HDD | $149.99 $87.99 at Amazon
Don’t miss a rare $35 saving on this official USB external Xbox One hard drive. With this drive, you’ll be able to play older games on your new Series X straight away without having to re-download them.View Deal

PCs

Alienware R9 gaming desktop | $1,199.99 $899.99 on Dell
The Alienware R9 is an excellent desktop to get if you want to up the ante and give yourself a premium gaming experience. Sleek, powerful, and thoughtfully designed, it’s a premium system with the performance to match.

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Mice

Logitech G502 SE Hero | $80 $34.99 at Amazon
Logitech tends to dominate best mouse lists thanks to their excellent and very user-friendly technology, so the G502 getting such a massive discount is worthy of note. This one offers a 16,000 DPI sensor, 11 customizable buttons, adjustable weight, and mechanical switch button tensioning. Marvelous.View Deal

Razer Atheris mouse (Storm Trooper Limited Edition) | $50 $39.99 on Amazon
This is a quirky design for a rather useful little mouse. It’s perfect as a companion for a small home machine or laptop and features a massive battery life. Plus, who wouldn’t want to drive around a Stormtrooper’s head for a bit? That’s a third off its price too.View Deal

Razer Viper mouse | $80 $47.99 on Amazon
The Viper is an excellent ambidextrous mouse – I used it daily for ages as a lefty and it was a joy. It’ll serve you very well indeed whatever hand you use, and particularly so if shooters are your games of choice. Getting one for less than 50 bucks is a total bargain.View Deal

Razer Mamba Elite wired mouse | $90 $49.99 at Amazon
A fine mouse that might not get much limelight as it used to due to the Vipers, DeathAdders and Basilisks that are a bit newer. However, if you’re looking for a swish new gaming mouse- or a fan of the Mambas and want to stock up – this price is a real tempter.View Deal

Razer DeathAdder V2 mouse | $70 $55.99 at Amazon
Another of the DeathAdder family, the V2 builds on what made it’s predecessor so successful, and refines it a bit for the year 2020. This is a snip at $56 and should definitely be picked up for those looking for one of the best wired rodents, without breaking the bank.View Deal

Razer Naga Trinity gaming mouse | $100 $59.99 on Amazon
Perfect for MMO fans with its numerous thumb buttons and customisation options, you can pick this incredibly versatile mouse up for nearly half off its list price.View Deal

Razer Mamba wireless mouse (Gear of War 5 Edition) | $130 $59.99 at Amazon
This offer is for the dope mottled gray and black edition of the Mamba wireless mouse which will be a really unique addition to any gaming setup. Perfect for big Gears fans, of course.View Deal

Razer Basilisk v2 | $80 $63.99 at Amazon
The 20,000 DPI optical sensor on the Basilisk is an incredible number that offers great speeds and control. You’ll also get 11 programmable buttons and the durable switches withstand up to 70-million clicks.View Deal

Razer Viper Ultimate mouse | $129.99 $99.99 on Amazon
The Viper Ultimate is an excellent ambidextrous wireless mouse. – I use its wired counterpart daily as a lefty and it’s a joy. It’ll serve you very well indeed whatever hand you use, and particularly so if shooters are your games of choice. Getting one for a meagre 80 is a total bargain.View Deal

Razer Basilisk Ultimate wireless mouse | $150 $99.99 at Amazon
Getting a third of such a quality mouse as the Basilisk Ultimate is awesome value. Go wireless and never look back with the Basilisk and it’s HyperSpeed wireless connectivity, and 20K DPI sensor.View Deal

Razer Firefly V2 mouse mat | $50 $39.99 at Amazon
If you’re after a sweet, cool, fast, and stylish mouse mat then there’s not many more we can recommend higher than the Firefly V2.View Deal

Razer Goliathus Extended Chroma mouse mat | $59 $39.99 at Amazon
This is a really tremendous discount on a great mouse mat. The RGB is typically Razer-levels of cool and it’s got rubber underneath to stop it slipping. I use the smaller version of this day-to-day so I can vouch for its quality.View Deal

This deal seems to have gone out of stock, but don’t give up on it just yet – it may come back before the Amazon Prime Day deals are over.
Razer DeathAdder Essential mouse | White | $50 $19.99 at Amazon
The streamlined version of Razer’s most well-known gaming mouse, the DeathAdder Essential sacrifices some speed and superfast-ness, but this is a great addition to the arsenal – or beginning of one – for just $20.View Deal

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Razer Basilisk X mouse | $60 $39.99 at Amazon
This is a steal. Getting a quality Razer mouse for just $40 is a great way to add a cheap gaming mouse to your setup, or use a gaming one for a work set up. Great gift material too.View Deal

Keyboards

Razer Cynosa Chroma keyboard | $60 $45.99 at Amazon
While this isn’t an outrageously expensive keyboard at its normal price, getting this terrific entry-level keyboard is exceptional value with this discount. A great way into dedicated PC gaming gear if you’re new to it all too. View Deal

Razer Ornata Chroma keyboard | $100 $59.99 on Amazon
Merging the best of both worlds – mechanical and membrane keyboards – the Ornata Chroma is a sterling bit of kit from Razer. Getting 40% off a great gaming keyboard that features programmable macro buttons, ergonomic design, and excellent key actuation means this is a total bargain.View Deal

Acer Predator Aethon 300 | $90 $64.99 at Amazon
Want a new mechanical gaming keyboard without breaking the bank? This is a fair mid-range choice from Acer. The Predator Aethon 300 features Cherry MX Blue switches to go with 100% anti-ghosting and dynamic backlighting, and you’re saving 35% on it.

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Razer BlackWidow keyboard | $120 $69.99 at Amazon
If you are looking for a full-sized beast, then this is a great deal on a wicked keyboard. I used to use this keyboard every day as well as for games and can testify to its quality. One of the best entry-level mechanical gaming keyboards – and for a bargain right now!View Deal

Razer BlackWidow Tournament Edition Chroma keyboard | $140 $69.99 on Amazon
If you’re on the hunt for a smart, compact, and all-round excellent keyboard then this is it. Yeah, it might not have the numpad, but that compact design is still great and it’s got that known BlackWidow-quality switch mechanisms which are hard to beat (this one has Razer’s green key switches). At literally half price, this is silly value for money.View Deal

Huntsman Tournament Edition TKL keyboard | $130 $89.99 at Amazon
The Huntsman range of keyboards is incredibly one with which Razer can compete with its own BlackWidows. This numpad-less plank has Razer’s optical switches and is supremely fast.
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Razer Huntsman keyboard | $150 $79.99 on Amazon
This is another excellent starting point if you want to get into PC gaming or upgrade from a ‘normal’ keyboard. As a deck with optical switches, it’s much faster and has a satisfying ‘click’ that standard keyboards lack.View Deal

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HyperX Alloy FPS RGB | $110 $79.99 at Amazon
This HyperX keyboard has been on our best-of list for quite some time, and that’s because it’s truly fantastic. Speedy, satisfying to type with, and very handsome, the Alloy FPS RGB is one of the better mechanical devices we’ve tested over the last couple of years. A bargain thanks to that 35% discount.

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Headsets

HyperX Cloud Stinger Core (PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch) | $40 $26.99 at Amazon
You can get a rather large 33% discount on the HyperX Cloud Stinger Core if you act fast; it’s a part of the Amazon Prime Day sale. Designed as an entry-level console headset, it offers fair comfort and audio to make your gaming experience more immersive. It also features a mic for chatting with other players. 

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Bengoo V-4 (console and PC support) | $79.99 $28.98 at Amazon
With a saving of over $50, these Bengoo gaming headphones are pretty unmissable if you want some peace and quiet when immersed in a game. They’re not as feature-rich as items on our best gaming headset guide, but they’ll more than get the job done . Buying in the UK? Grab them for £23 from Amazon.View Deal

Acer Predator Galea 310 (PC, mobile) | $44 $29.99 at Amazon
Another affordable mic for the Amazon Prime Day sales, this time from Acer. This PC gaming headset provides a 40mm driver with a retractable omni-directional microphone. At 33% off, it’s a pretty good deal.

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Razer Kraken X | $50 $32.99 at Amazon
Want a cheaper alternative? The wired Kraken X is only $33, and compatible with PS4, Xbox One, PC, Switch, and mobile – and, importantly, all of the next-gen consoles too.View Deal

Razer Kraken (Green) | $80 $49.99 at Amazon
The Razer Kraken is one of the best all-round headsets money can buy. And with a discount on a host of colors, there’s bound to be one here for you too. The whole set is on offer with the Black one down to $49.99; Quartz Pink is now $59.99; and the Mercury White is $59.99

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Corsair Void RGB Elite USB | $80 $59.99 at Amazon
Corsair have enough pedigree in gaming headsets to make picking up any of them a solid choice. Getting one for a whole quarter less than the list price, however, is tremendous value, and the Void RGB Elite is a great choice for PC gamers. Small note: this is not the wireless version, so still uses a wired USB connection to provide that tremendous noise.View Deal

Razer Kraken Tournament Edition | $100 $59.99 at Amazon
This has been one of our absolute favorite gaming headsets for the main consoles in the last couple of years, but it’s comp[atible with everything and will serve you very well. Get it cheap while you can. As a reminder, this deal ends at 13.00 PT on the 14th of October.View Deal

EPOS Sennheiser GSP 300 | $99.95 $78.49 at Amazon
You have to go a fair way to beat Sennheiser audio quality, and the GSP 300 is one of the most affordable ways into that. With a further lowering of its price through this reduction, you’re getting some of the best audio for a great price.View Deal

HyperX Cloud Flight wireless (PS4, PC) | $140 $99.99 at Amazon
The Cloud Flight headset is one of HyperX’s more premium models, and it’s wireless to boot. That means it offers superior comfort, sound, and flexibility than other, cheaper headsets. The mic is detachable too, allowing you to use it for music or podcasts on the go without a microphone weighing you down.

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HyperX Cloud MIX (PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PC, mobile, VR) | $200 $129.99 at Amazon
The Cloud MIX is the ultimate HyperX headset for flexibility – it’s compatible with anything that accepts a 3.5mm jack. Its sound is legitimately worth the cost as well, and it provides a removable mic to go with wireless Bluetooth functionality to up its value. Definitely worth a look.

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Razer Thresher headset | $130 $99.99 at Amazon
This is a great PS4 and PC headset that can be used wirelessly or wired. As third-party PS4 headsets go, it’s one of my absolute favorites and is never far away from my setup.View Deal

Nari Ultimate Wireless (Overwatch Edition) | $230 $209.90 at Amazon
This is one of Razer’s best headsets going, we think, and it works on PC, PS4, and the upcoming PS5. We know it’s got quite the aesthetic going on, but if you want a premium one for less then this is the headset to get. Plus when you’re wearing it you won’t be able to see the design anyway… The ‘normal’ Nari is also discounted and is now down to $89.99.View Deal

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SteelSeries Arctis Pro + GameDAC (PS4, PC) | $250 $139.99 at Amazon
Considering how expensive it was to begin with, this is a pretty fantastic deal on the SteelSeries Arctis Pro gaming headset – it’s been discounted by 44%. Because it’s such a high-end product with premium sound, this isn’t an offer to miss.

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Corsair Void RGB Elite (PC) | $80 $54.99 at Amazon
Corsair is a highly respected name when it comes to tech, and the Void RGB Elite is worthy of it. It provides full, rounded tones, plenty of comfort, and 7.1 surround sound on PC. It’s a great choice, and getting 31% off is a welcome surprise.

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There have been a few Amazon sales and deals events running already recently, although nothing on the scale of Prime Day of course. And this page is also the spot where we’ll be listing all of the best Prime Day deals on the day itself too, so feel free to bookmark us for the day itself on..

When is Prime Day 2020?

The big event usually takes place at some point within the first two weeks of July. Amazon waited until the end of September to finally confirm the official dates. This year, Amazon Prime day will take place at 00: 01 October 13 and end at 23: 59 October 14. That’s right, buckle up for 48 hours of Prime Day deals again, folks. That’s the latest Amazon Prime Day ever, and way too close to Black Friday for our wallet’s liking in all honesty.

It’s one heck of a delay, but the surge in online demand from March this year saw Amazon really struggle, globally, to meet demand and ship deliveries on time, even for Prime members. So Prime Day (traditionally Amazon’s biggest sales event of the year, even over Black Friday and Cyber Monday), would be almost impossible for it to pull off in the summer. Not to mention the impact on product supply has no doubt been affected by Coronavirus with factory closures and lockdowns in countries around the world.

Amazon Prime Day 2src2src: Echo Dot

Is October a good time for Prime Day?

We think August would have been much better as it would have left a nice gap before the peak Christmas season kicks in. Instead, Prime Day this year is set to be the starting whistle on that busy shopping season and we don’t expect retailers to let up until that last shipping day before Christmas.

Is Prime Day 2020 a two-day event again?

Yes, Amazon Prime Day 2020 will be a 48-hour bonanza once again. In all honesty, we’re just glad it’s not grown into a week-long event – we’ve got to sleep at some point after all in-between all the deal hunting.

Do you have to be an Amazon Prime member?

Yes. Unlike regular sales events, Prime Day deals are reserved for Amazon Prime members. Never been a Prime member before? Then you could always time the free trial period to coincide with the big event, which will give you full access. 

Prime membership is actually a great value option though, that you might want to keep anyways. You get faster delivery, exclusive deals, access to the Prime Video streaming service, and more. You can sign up for free trials, monthly subscriptions (quit any time you like), or save a few bucks with a year-long deal if you like.

Amazon Prime Day 2src2src: Amazon Echo Show 5

What deals can we expect on Prime Day 2020?

First and foremost, Amazon’s own devices get the absolute best deals on Prime Day. We’re talking Echo speakers, Fire Tablets, Kindles, Fire TV Sticks, and more. Sure they get regular discounts throughout the year, but even the cheapest items like the ever-popular Echo Dot Alexa-enabled smart speaker went down past its previous cheapest price of around $30/£30 to a ridiculously hot $22/£22. If you’re after any sort of Amazon device, Prime Day is a great time to buy. Amazon recently announced some brand new Echo speakers, but the release dates are after Prime Day, but hopefully, we’ll see some pre-order price drops on them.

TVs, wireless headphones, smartwatches, fitness trackers, Instant Pot cookers, power tools, robo vacuums, smart lighting, and more all got some fantastic discounts. If you are in the market for headphones, we often see models highlighted in our best headphones guide get some decent offers, so it’s well worth checking for them on the day, or let us do it for you of course!

Here at GamesRadar though, you’d expect we had our eye out for Prime Day gaming deals and you’d be right. The thing is, Prime Day’s always a bit disappointing for gaming.

Prime Day’s gaming deals tend to focus on accessories. Headsets got a decent run last year, with the Razer Kraken Tournament Edition getting a sweet 38% discount. The official Magma Red DualShock PS4 controller price was knocked down to $44. Kingdom Hearts 3 was over 50% off in the UK and US.

Console deals were nothing particularly exciting, the main highlights being a PS4 Pro with God of War and Days gone for $350 and a PS4 Slim with Horizon, Last of Us and Uncharted 4 for £220 – currently on offer at £254.99 by the way.

If you’ve been trying to pick up a decent console deal lately you’ve no doubt noticed it’s slim pickings out there, to say the least. With more people staying at home either due to lockdown, shelter-in-place, or common sense over the last few months, console demand has skyrocketed. Bad news for lower prices when stock alone is like gold dust. Buyers are snapping them up at standard prices and even inflated ones from third-party merchants, so you can forget about any big discounts later this year if stock hasn’t recovered. And we would have been hoping for some tasty offers given the PS5 and Xbox Series X are coming in November.

Do other stores have Prime Day sales?

Absolutely. In the US, we saw Walmart, Best Buy, and eBay all really go for it last year with a lot of price matching going on and some strong picks in the electronics departments, TVs especially.

Similar scenes in the UK, with Currys, in particular, rocking some strong deals. We’re particularly excited to see if ebuyer dust off its cheeky Optimus Day again. It’s probably a bit much to see John Lewis or Argos go for a Megatron Day though.

Generally, other stores know Prime Day creates a lot of buzz and people save up for the event and are generally in a mood to splash a bit of cash. And unlike Amazon’s sale, you don’t have to be a paid member to take advantage of the deals at these other stores.

We will of course be keeping an eye on these other stores and bringing you any highlights too. And if any of Amazon’s deals are available for less elsewhere, we’ll let you know where those thunder-stealing bargains are as well.

Brendan is GamesRadar’s Managing Editor of the Hardware & eCommerce team. Formerly the Deals Editor at our sister site, TechRadar, he’s obsessed with finding the best tech, games, gadgets, and hardware at the lowest price. He spends way too much of his free time trying to decide what new things to watch on Netflix, then just rewatches It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia instead.  

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