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This year’s Prime Day runs through Oct. 14, giving you two full days to shop more than a million deals. As the name suggests, you will need an Amazon Prime membership to take advantage of sales, but you can sign up for a 30-day free trial and cancel at any time within the 30 days.
While the list released ahead of the official start of the sale doesn’t display every item you can expect to see on sale during Prime Day, Amazon is giving us a peek at some pretty great deals. Of course, you will also want to check Amazon on Oct. 13 and 14 for more deals, but here’s a preview of some of what you’ll be able to find.
Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
If you’re looking for a smart speaker, the Echo Dot (3rd Gen), will be 60% off on Prime Day, making it just $18.99. Regularly priced at $49.99, it is Amazon’s most popular speaker and the most compact, so it fits into small spaces.
There are multiple models to choose from and we don’t know yet which ones will be on sale, but you can take a look at the ones on Amazon right now to see which you like best. Prices range from $60-$179, so at 50% off, you’ll be getting a great deal regardless of which models are included in the sale.
Insignia 32-inch Smart HD Fire TV Edition TV
The television comes with Fire TV built in, meaning you can enjoy tens of thousands of channels, apps and Alexa skills, like Disney+, Netflix, YouTube, Prime Video, Hulu and more without having to buy a separate device.
iRobot Roomba Vacuums
Select iRobot Roomba vacuums will be up to 33% off on Prime Day, making this a good time to buy one if vacuuming is your least favorite chore. While we don’t know which models will be on sale just yet, prices range from $179-$799.
If this is one of the items on your list, your best bet is to figure out which one you want now and how much money you’re willing to spend so you can quickly add one to your cart before they sell out.
If you’re looking for a regular, handheld, non-robot vacuum, Shark vacuums will also be on sale, with select models up to 44% off. Because this is just a preview, like many other items on the list, we do not know which models will be on sale or how much they will cost.
You can take a look now at Amazon’s selection of Shark products to see if there are any you’d like to keep an eye on. While most of the Shark vacuums are upright, they do have a robotic vacuum as well, which is currently 32% off, but we can’t guarantee that this price will stick around through the Prime Day deals.
It looks like there will be tons of toys on sale, so these next few days may be a great opportunity to get some holiday shopping wrapped up. You’ll find up to 30% savings on Barbie, Hot Wheels, Playskool, Sesame Street, Marvel, Star Wars, Melissa & Doug and more, plus up to 40% off fashion dolls and accessories from brands like L.O.L. Surprise!, Calico Critters and Journey Girls.
There are dozens of toys in each category, and we can’t say which specific ones will be on sale, so you’ll need to check for your favorite brands to see if there’s anything you can cross off your shopping list.
23andMe Health + Ancestry Personal Genetic Service Kit
If you’ve always wondered about your ancestry or are looking to gain some insight into your genetics for health reasons, the 23andMe Health + Ancestry Personal Genetic Service Kit will be 50% off for Prime Day.
Regularly $199, you will pay $100 for this test, which will give you information on where in the world your DNA comes from, and also provide some insight into whether or not you’re a carrier for certain inherited conditions.
Amazon Gift Cards
There’s no better deal than getting extra money for simply buying a gift card, and this Prime Day, you can get a $10 promotional credit when you purchase an Amazon gift card of $40 or more or reload your gift card with $40 or more.
The offer is limited to one per customer, while supplies last, and the $10 credit expires on Nov. 29.
What deals are you hoping to find this Prime Day?