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- Amazon Prime Day 2022 is an annual deals event akin to Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
- Prime Day is a two-day event and will be held on July 12 and 13.
- Amazon and other retailers will have some early deals ahead of the big sale.
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Amazon Prime Day 2022 will be held on July 12 and 13, but you can expect Amazon and competing retailers to start the discounts and deals early. You will also find answers to frequently asked questions about the sale below.
The Insider Reviews team will routinely add new deals, including Amazon’s limited-time lightning deals, to this article. Revisit this article often ahead of and during Amazon Prime Day 2022 for the best deals.
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Best early Amazon Prime Day 2022 deals
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When is Amazon Prime Day 2022?
Amazon Prime Day is a 48-hour sale. It starts July 12 at 3 a.m. EDT and runs through July 13.
This Amazon Prime subscriber-only sale is one of the perks of a Prime membership.
An Amazon Prime subscription grants you access to a vast host of exclusive perks, including free two-day shipping on eligible items, entertainment options like movie and music
, and, of course, the ability to shop during Amazon Prime Day 2022 in July.
However, most sales during Amazon Prime Day itself are generally better than the early discounts. If you can’t wait or don’t think you’ll be able to camp out short-lived Lightning Deals during the sale, then it might be worth shopping early.
Amazon has already announced it will have early deals on its devices starting June 21. That includes discounts on the Echo Show 5, Kindle Paperwhite, Blink Video Doorbell, and several Fire TV smart TVs.
What deals do we expect during Amazon Prime Day 2022?
Amazon Prime Day deals usually match or come close to Black Friday and Cyber Monday discounts. For Amazon brands like Echo, Ring, Eero, Kindle, and Fire, it’ll be the best time of year to shop, with many products hitting all-time lows.
We also expect to see brands like Apple, Instant Pot, Shark, JBL, Eufy, and iRobot offering solid deals during the event too, across multiple retailers. In fact, many of these aforementioned retailers already have sales in play.
Be prepared to act fast, though: The best deals will generally be short-lived and limited in stock.
What should I buy during Amazon Prime Day 2022?
Amazon Prime Day has historically been one of the best times outside of Black Friday and Cyber Monday to shop for tech and home goods. We expect to see deals on Alexa smart speakers, Kindle E-readers, video doorbells, Instant Pots, vacuums, Bluetooth speakers, and laptops.
What stores are offering Amazon Prime Day discounts?
Though Prime Day is an Amazon deal event, other retailers often offer discounts and match prices, too. Walmart, Target, Best Buy, and Kohl’s are a few of the stores that hold sales during Prime Day, and we expect other stores to have discounts, too.
These alternative options may be better to shop if you don’t have an Amazon Prime account, though first-timers can get their first 30 days free. Make sure you wait until closer to Prime Day to sign up if you plan to cancel, though.
If you don’t have an Amazon Prime membership, you should sign up for a free 30-day trial to participate in Prime Day deals.
Jenny McGrath is the Home Editor for Insider Reviews, overseeing coverage of robot vacuums, mattresses, cleaning products, and more. Jenny has over six years of experience covering smart-home technology and home appliances.
She’s tested and reviewed almost any home product you can describe as smart, from thermostats to light bulbs to ovens to locks. Her home is filled with smart speakers, connected light switches, and smart appliances.
Prior to joining Business Insider, Jenny was a senior writer and home editor for Digital Trends. She launched the site’s home section as its first home editor in 2014, before Amazon released the first Echo and the same year Google bought Nest. At trade shows including CES, KBIS, and IFA, she’s watched smart-home and home appliance trends evolve.
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