amazon prime day shopping 2022 deals

Prime Day is finally here, and that means big discounts on a whole bunch of Amazon’s most popular and top-selling products. But how can you tell a deal from a rip-off? What are the Prime Day top tech deals? Should you buy now, or wait until Black Friday? Let’s answer all those questions and more.

Scouting for deals

You’ll see a lot of supposed discounts on Amazon during Prime Day, but that’s true no matter what day you log onto the world’s largest online retailer. So how do you tell a great deal from a small price cut, or even a scam?

First, know what you’re looking to buy before you buy it. Don’t just dive into the pile of Prime Day discounts with the hopes of stumbling upon something you didn’t know you needed. You might get lucky, but in most cases you’ll just end up buying something you didn’t really need anyway.

Second, check price histories using tools like CamelCamelCamel, which show you how low the sale price is compared to the prices from months or even years past. This is the best way to see exactly how much money you’re really saving.

Lastly, remember that some products, like video game consoles and low-supply/high-demand tech toys, probably aren’t going to offer the biggest discounts around. They’ll be saving most of their best offers for the shopping season later this year, or just continue selling at MSRP because they can.

Our favorites

Don’t have time to do all the research to find the best deals for Prime Day? No problem! We’ve done some digging for you, and here’s what we recommend.

Eero Pro 6E tri-band mesh Wi-Fi system ($299 40% off)

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Eero’s first Wi-Fi 6E system – eero Pro 6E supports fast speeds and direct access to the new 6 GHz band when using Wi-Fi 6E devices, resulting in lower latency across your network, even for non Wi-Fi 6E now

Amazon Fire TV 55″ 4-Series 4K UHD smart TV ($284.99 45% off)

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Brilliant 4K entertainment – Bring movies and shows to life with support for vivid 4K Ultra HD, HDR 10, HLG, and Dolby Digital Plus.

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iRobot Roomba i2 (2152) Wi-Fi Connected Robot Vacuum ($199.99 43% off)

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Clearing your home of stubborn dirt and messes, the Roomba i2 Robot Vacuum pulls in the debris with a Premium 3-Stage Cleaning System and 10x the Power-Lifting Suction.

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Shark HE601 Air Purifier 6 True HEPA ($229.99 49% off)

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Shark’s Anti-Allergen Multi-Filter captures 99.98% of dust, dander, allergens, smoke, and household odors. Based on HEPA filtration standards of 99.98% filtration, down to 0.3 microns.

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Keurig K- Slim Single-Serve K-Cup Pod Coffee Maker ($59.99 54% off)

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Enjoy ease and great taste in little space with the new Keurig K-Slim single serve coffee maker. At just 5” wide, the K-Slim single serve coffee maker fits neatly on your countertop, making it the perfect choice for when space-saving and simplicity are important.

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