Amazon’s Own Devices Are (Unsurprisingly) Some of the Best Deals of Prime Day [Updating]

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We know you’ve been patiently waiting for Prime Day, and so have we. As you might expect, the first deals out of the gate are the deals on Amazon’s own products, which tend to be some of the steepest discounts of the entire made up holiday. Several of the discounts are already live, and we’ll be adding more as they come available.

Echo Dot

The Echo Dot is often the first little taste most people get when it comes to Amazon devices. If you just want a device to tell you the weather, news, and play a little music, this is the perfect device. You can also set alarms, timers, and reminders on your Echo dot and sync them to your phone through the app. For Prime Day, the Echo Dot is $22.

Bundle it with a smart plug for just $5 more.


Echo Dot Kids Edition

Do you like it when Amazon has brand new products on sale shortly after their release? Us too! The Echo Dot Kids Edition explores a world of kid-friendly options, with apps and tasks meant for children. For Prime Day, the Echo Dot Kids Edition is $45.


Echo (2nd Generation)

If you’re looking for something with a little more capabilities, the Echo (2nd Generation) is right up your alley. It has a better speaker than the Dot, so you can listen to Pandora, Spotify, Audible, Amazon Music, and more while you’re at home. For Prime Day, the Echo is $50.

Bundle it with a smart plug for just $5 more.


Echo Show 5

If you’re looking for an Echo device for the kitchen, the Echo Show will help you channel your inner Julia Child. You can listen to music while you’re reading the recipe for chicken noodle soup, or whatever Instant Pot creation you plan on attempting. For Prime Day, the Echo Show 5 is $50.


Echo Show (2nd Generation) 

If you’re looking for an Echo device for the kitchen, the Echo Show will help you channel your inner Julia Child. You can listen to music while you’re reading the recipe for chicken noodle soup, or whatever Instant Pot creation you plan on attempting. For Prime Day, the Echo Show is.

Ring WiFi-Enabled Video Doorbell

Losing packages off your front porch lately? You can catch thieves right in the act with the Ring WiFi-Enabled Video Doorbell. You can get alerts whenever the Ring detects motion at your front door, which allows you to look at the video, as well as communicate with visitors. Plus, it great if you hate the sound of a traditional doorbell. For Prime Day, the Ring doorbell is $70.

Or, step up to the Ring 2 with a 1080p sensor and more advanced motion detection options for $139, with a free Echo Dot.

Have existing doorbell wiring? Consider the Ring Pro for the most advanced motion detection, and the most customizable look. It’s down to $170 with a free Echo Dot.


Ring Spotlight

Put thieves and trespassers in the hot seat with the Ring Spotlight. The security camera comes with 1080p HD live video, lights, and a siren. It also has two-way audio, so if you want to yell at trespassers, you’re more than welcome. For Prime Day, the Ring Spotlight is $139.


Blink Indoor Home Security Camera

You can keep an eye on every corner of your house with the Blink Indoor Home Security Camera. The system comes with a motion detection sensor that is equipped with an alarm, as well as three cameras to keep every room covered. For Prime Day, the Blink Indoor Home Security System is $130.


Blink XT2 Outdoor/Indoor Smart Security Camera

If you’re on the market for a security system that can work indoors and outdoors, the Blink XT2 Outdoor/Indoor Smart Security Camera is the way to go. You can customize your alerts based on the area where motion is detected, so you won’t get alerts every time your dog is doing his business in the yard. For Prime Day, the Blink XT2 is $100.

Fire TV Stick

Not in the mood to shell out hundreds of dollars for a smart TV when your current TV works fine? No need, the Fire TV Stick has all of your favorite apps like Hulu, Netflix, YouTube, plus a remote you can use to talk to Alexa. Obviously, you can watch any of your Amazon Prime Video content with this device as well. For Prime Day, the Fire TV Stick is $15.


Fire TV Stick 4K

For a little more money, you can swing for the Fire TV Stick 4K if you care about the picture quality of the picture of what you’re streaming. This stick gives you a beautiful picture with access to 4K Ultra HD, Dolby Vision, HDR, and HDR10+. For Prime Day, the Fire TV Stick 4K.


Fire TV Cube

Don’t want to use your hands when it comes to searching for your favorite TV programs? No worries, the Fire TV Cube has your back. You can use Alexa to ask her to put on Brooklyn Nine-Nine on Hulu or The Office on Netflix in 4K. You can use the FIre TV Cube similarly to your Echo devices to check the weather, news, and time. For Prime Day, the Fire TV Cube is $70.

Fire TV Recast

Now, if you want your smart TV to ask record your favorite TV shows, you’re going to want the Fire TV Recast. It is a DVR that can hold 75 hours of programs and will let you record two things at once. You can record shows, late night programs, and live sporting events with this device. For Prime Day, the Fire TV Recast is $130.


Amazon bakes its Fire TV software into a handful of decent, affordable TVs from Toshiba and Insignia, and you can get everything from a 32″ 720p set for your kid’s room for $100, all the way up to a 55″ 4K set with HDR for $340, with several options in between. We broke out the best deals for each size below.

Kindle

Kindle | $60 | Amazon
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Do you love to read on the go, but never have the space to stash a book in your bag? Or do you hate trying to read on your phone when you’re outside because the glare is overwhelming? Thankfully, the Kindle has you covered. You won’t have to squint as you read and it can slip into a multitude of different bags. For Prime Day, the Kindle is $60, plus you’ll get a $5 eBook credit and three months free Kindle Unlimited.


Kindle Paperwhite

If you love your Kindle but hoped for something a tiny bit lighter, the Kindle Paperwhite is perfect for you. Not only is it thinner and lighter, it is waterproof, which means you can read in the tub or while lounging by the pool all summer. For Prime Day, the Kindle Paperwhite is $85, plus you’ll get a $5 eBook credit and three months free Kindle Unlimited.


If only the best will do, treat yourself to the larger screen, more advanced backlighting, and physical page turn buttons of the Kindle Oasis, starting at $175 with a $5 ebook credit.

Fire HD 7

If you’re not looking for the biggest model of these Amazon devices, the Fire HD 7 is on super sale right now. For Prime Day, the Fire HD 7 is only $30. Or, if you need more than one, you can get two for only $50!


Fire HD 8

Fire HD 8 | $50 | Amazon
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Looking for a tablet you can choose from the Fire HD 8 and it’s larger, big brother. On the Fire HD, you can access Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Music, Spotify, Audible, Prime Video, and all of your favorite social media platforms. For Prime Day, the Fire HD 8 is $50. You can order two for a total of just $80 if you need more than one.


Fire HD 10

The Fire HD 10 is similar to its little brother, but with the biggest screen on a Fire HD yet, plus all models start out at 32 GB. For Prime Day, you can get a Fire HD 10 for $100. Or (you guessed it), you can get two for the price of $180, which is only $30 more than one regularly-priced Fire HD 10.


Fire 7 Kids

Now, if you’re looking for a tablet for your kids to play games, read books, and watch their favorite shows, the Fire 7 Kids is what you’ll need. It has a 10-hour battery, which is great because your kid will never remember to charge this. It comes with a kid-proof case, so it should still be going strong after all of those drops and spills. For Prime Day, the Fire 7 Kids is $60, or get two for $99.98


Fire HD 8 Kids

If you want that, but a bigger screen and with HD, you can go for the Fire HD 8 Kids. For Prime Day, the Fire HD 8 Kids is $80. Or you get two for $139.98—a $120 savings

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