Amazon’s long-awaited Prime Day will finally take place this month after the online retail giant postponed the shopping event due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The mega two-day shopping event has become a staple of the industry. Amazon slashes prices on its most-popular products and devices, while offering “flash sales” throughout the day.
Here’s everything to know about Prime Day.
When is Amazon Prime Day 2020? How long does it last?
Prime Day is set to kick off Tuesday, Oct. 13. It runs through Wednesday, Oct. 14 and is exclusive to Prime members only.
What time does Amazon Prime Day start?
Prime day begins at midnight on Tuesday, Oct. 13. As soon as the calendar turns to Tuesday, Amazon’s website will be updated with Prime Day deals.
What is Amazon Prime Day all about?
Prime Day is Amazon’s annual two-day shopping event. It usually takes place during the summer, but this year it was postponed because of COVID-19.
Amazon offers its biggest discounts of the year on popular products and devices, especially in the tech category, while offering “flash sales” throughout the day.
It has become more popular (and more lucrative for Amazon) than Black Friday and Cyber Monday in the online shopping world.
What is Amazon Prime?
Amazon Prime is a membership program that gives users access to services and perks unavailable to regular Amazon customers, such as early access to deals.
It costs $12.99 per month after a 30-day free trial, but you can cancel anytime.
Perks include the following:
How do I become an Amazon Prime member?
You can sign up here and begin a 30-day free trial, meaning you won’t miss out on Prime Day deals.
Students can also sign up for a Prime Student membership, which comes with a six-month free trial
Are there early Prime Day 2020 deals?
There are already several early deals Amazon is offering.
Here are the best early deals Amazon has up so far, broken down by categori:
–Apple AirPods with Wireless Charging Case for $129, instead of $159
–Echo Dot Kids Edition for $35, instead of $70
–Toshiba 55″ 4K Fire TV Edition for $300, instead of $450
–Buy an Echo Show 5, get a Blink Mini Camera for $5
–Blink Mini Camera for $25, instead of $35
–HP 24″ All-In-One Touchscreen Desktop Computer for $799, instead of $870
–iPad Stylus Pen for $34, instead of $47
Home and kitchen goods
–KitchenAid Stand Mixer for $280, instead of $400
–Calphalon Digital Sauté Slow Cooker for $96, instead of $150
–Elite Gourmet Egg Cooker for $15, instead of $30
–Oster French Door Toaster Oven for $195.49, instead of $230
–iRobot Roomba i7 for $799, instead of $1,000
–Save up to 30% on smart lights, plugs and robotic vacuums
Toys and games
–Rubber Duck Toy Car for 34% off
–LeapFrog 100 Animals Book for 17% off
–LEGO City Advent Calendar Playset for $20, instead of $30
–Barbie Dreamhouse for $180, instead of $200
–LEGO Star Wars Advent Calendar Building Set for $30, instead of $40
Office furniture and supplies
–Portable Mobile Laptop Desk for $60, instead of $100
–2-Shelf Industrial Wood Metal Bookcase for $141.46, instead of $289
–Gaming Chair with Bluetooth Speakers for $170, instead of $200
–Swivel Laptop Stand for 17% off
–Laptop Bed Tray Table for 15% off
Memberships and subscriptions
–A four-month subscription to Amazon Music Unlimited is 99 cents for new subscribers
–$50 off a one-year membership to Audible for new subscribers
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