Amazon Announces Prime Day 2021: Bookmark the Date, Early-Bird Deals and More

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Every shopper’s favorite holiday is officially upon us. Amazon announced today that Amazon Prime Day, the annual deals event exclusively for Prime members, will be held on June 21 and 22 for a full 48 hours. And there’s already dozens of early-bird deals.

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The savings event has become one of the most anticipated deals events of the year (move over, Black Friday) in which the enormous e-commerce site offers discounts on everything from homeware and garden furniture, to tech and fashion. Their most exciting deals are often for Amazon’s own products. If you haven’t been indoctrinated into the Alexa cult yet, then Prime Day is the day to do it. There’s already early-bird mega-deals on a slew of Alexa-controlled Amazon devices, such as the Echo Dot (the most popular Prime Day purchase globally last year), flat-screen TVs and the Echo Show, with dozens more products sure to go on sale at the end of the month. Plus, with a bunch of tech devices still discounted from their Memorial Day sale, the stacked-on savings won’t be something you’ll want to miss.

Of course, you have to be a Prime member to take part in the festivities. But thankfully, there’s currently a 30-day free trial for those who sign up to be a member. This comes with benefits including access to thousands of titles on Prime Video, free books via Prime Reading, free music streaming through Amazon Music and discounts on Audible.

Amazon will be continuing to announce early-bird deals throughout the month so Prime members can prepare for the big day. We’ll be updating this post with deals as they’re announced.

41% Off Insignia Smart HD TV – Fire Edition

This deal saves you $70 on a 24-inch flat-screen TV. Voice remote with Alexa, watch over 500,000 streaming movies and TV shows and access Fire TV with seamless integration. The same model also comes in a 39-inch screen, currently 12% off, if you’re looking for a larger size.

25% Off Echo Dot (4th Generation)

The most popular Amazon smart speaker is currently 25% off, coming in two colors, Glacier White and Twilight Blue. Its sleek and compact design is perfect for any nightstand or desk. Alexa can help out with anything: setting alarms and timers, asking questions about the weather or news and even help you control other smart devices in your home such as lights, thermostats and door alarms.

44% Off Echo Show 5

Gift the Echo Show to a family member or friend who would appreciate a sweet slideshow of your favorite memories together. Or buy yourself one as a way to quickly check the time, watch trailers and cooking tutorials, listen to you favorite audiobooks and podcasts and call anyone hands-free. This compact tablet has a 5.5″ smart display that makes it easier than ever to tap into your online life.

35% Off Toshiba Smart HD TV – Fire Edition

This 32-inch Toshiba flat-screen TV was just released in 2020 and offers a 720-pixel display. Just like its Insignia counterpart, this one uses Alexa voice-remote controls, includes access to 500,000 streaming TV shows and movies and integrates Fire TV channels for both live-viewing and streaming.

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