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Amazon Prime Day is right around the corner, and I can already feel the excitement in the air. This insane two-day sales extravaganza startsÂ on Monday, July 15 and will last for 48 hours, which is 12 hours longer than last year, and means we have all the more time to shop til’ we drop on Amazon.
You don’t have to wait two long weeks to start saving, however, as Amazon has already begun slashing prices on a bunch of popular products. We don’t just recommend any old item that’s marked down thoughâ€”at Reviewed, we test thousands of products each year,Â and only recommend theÂ top performers in their respectiveÂ categories.Â Below are our five favoriteÂ Amazon deals for this Saturday, including a Fire TV, an Instant Pot, and more.
1. Save 50%: The Echo Dot at its lowest priceÂ ever
A smart speaker is a bonafide way to make your life so much easier. If you’re a busy parent, you can use it to set timers and add things to your shopping list, or check the news, traffic, and weather while you get ready in the mornings.
If you’re unfamiliar with voice assistant speakers, the third-gen. Dot is an easy-to-use speaker that won’t break the bank. It’s alreadyÂ the least expensive Echo, but right now you can save even more, because it’sÂ $25Â off. This is a fantastic price, andÂ just a dollar more than the lowest price we’ve ever seen on Black Friday. We fully expect the Echo to go back on sale for Prime Day, but rather than waiting, wouldn’t you like toÂ get your little helper right now?
2. Save $40: One of the most popular Instant Pots
It seems like everyone and their mother has an Instant Pot these days, and I don’t blame them, because Instant Pots are awesome. AlsoÂ calledÂ multi-cookers, they do the work of many different kitchen appliances (such as a rice cooker, steamer, yogurt maker, and slow cooker) all rolled into one. Here’s a tip though: Never buy one at full price, because they actually go on sale pretty much all the time.
For example,Â right now, the popular Instant Pot DUO Plus 60Â 9-in-1Â is on sale at Amazon for onlyÂ $89.99, which is one of the lowest prices we’ve ever seen outside of Prime Day and Black Friday. The 9-in-1 is slightly fancier than the standard 7-in-1 Instant Pot, and featuresÂ 15 presets that’ll help you cook pretty much any recipe you want. When weÂ tested the best pressure cookers, we had no qualms with theÂ 9-in-1, so you really can’t go wrong, especially at this sale price.
3. Best price: This Fire TV already at its Prime Day pricing
Alert the media, ladies and gentlemen,Â because this TV is already discounted way in advance ofÂ Prime Day. As long as you’re aÂ Prime member, you canÂ get the 43-inch Toshiba Fire TV right nowÂ for onlyÂ $180, which is an amazing discount as it normally sellsÂ forÂ $300.
This is the lowest price we’ve ever seen for this Toshiba, which comes equipped with Amazon Fire TVâ€”an increasingly popular streaming serviceâ€”soÂ watching all of your favoriteÂ shows and movies is made simple. And you can even use your new TV to watch the Amazon-exclusive Taylor Swift concert on July 10. As an extra perk, an Alexa-compatibleÂ remote also comes with the TV, which you can use to voice command the TV because pressing buttons is so 2000 and late.
4. Save 10%: The new, rarely discountedÂ Apple Airpods
AirPods are the must-have item of 2019, if we’re to go by what’s popular on social media. We can safely say that they’re worth the hype howeverâ€”Â when we tested the best true wireless earbuds of 2019,Â we were truly impressed by the impeccableÂ audio quality, which is lightyears betterÂ thanÂ wired earpods. Not only that, but they’re alsoÂ lightweight, have a super long battery life, and are incredibly easy to connect to any other Apple product.
If that wasn’t enough, their current sale price just makes them all the more desirable. Right now, the latest modelÂ Apple Airpods (which now feature wireless charging usingÂ a Qi-compatible charging mat) areÂ $20 off at Amazon, which is the lowest price we’ve ever seen for them and a decent price drop for somethingÂ from Apple. Discounts on Amazon for Apple products are few and far between,Â so if you’ve been wanting some Airpods, this is a deal you don’t want to miss.
5. Lowest price: This French press for the perfect cup of coffee
If you’ve ever had French press coffee, it’s likely you may be a bit snobby about it. We don’t blame you though, because it’s hard to go back to a Keurig when you’ve tasted the robust, complex flavors that the French press brings out in your coffee.
This French press by Bodum is a hugely popular models on Amazon, with a near perfect 4.5-star rating from more than 4,000 reviews. It allows you toÂ brew delicious coffee in just 4 minutes, and features aÂ stainless steel mesh filter which expertly extractsÂ all the subtle flavors from your coffee grounds. Plus, you don’t have to splurge on it, because the Bodum ChambordÂ is currently on sale for just $24, which is the lowest price we’ve ever seen for it. Barista-level coffee from the comfort of your own kitchen? Yes, please!
Prices are accurate at the time this article was published, but may change over time.