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Prime Day Deals: Best Amazon Deals Worth Buying Before Black Friday Sales

Amazon's Prime Day deals end in less than 12 hours. There are a lot of great deals still available that you won't want to miss out on.

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We're officially more than 30 hours into the 48-hour Amazon Prime Day October event (which Amazon is calling the Prime Early Access Sale), and that means there's not much time left to shop these deals. This is the second event of this style, following the July Prime Day 2022 event. There are tons of products on sale right now, but our team is sorting through all the deals to ensure we bring you all of the absolute best Amazon Prime Day deals. Check out the top deals below along with a larger list by category.

Best Prime Day 2022 deals at a glance

1. Chamberlain MyQ Smart Garage Door opener: $17 (save $13) 

2. Echo Show 5 + Amazon smart plug: $35 (save $75) 

3. 20% off at Grubhub 

4. NordicTrack S22i exercise bike: $899 (save $601) 

5. Fire TV 4K Max: $35 (save $20) 

6. AirPods Pro 2nd Gen: $223 (save $26) 

7. Garmin Venu Sq: $150 (save $100) 

8. 23andMe DNA test kits: $99 (save $101) 

9. Up to 38% off select SodaStream bundles 

10. Solo Stove portable: $70 (save $40)

We will continue to update this page throughout the remainder of the day. Remember, these prices are only good through the end of the day, so be sure to grab what you're interested in so you don't miss out on the first big shopping event of the holiday season.

Best Prime Day tech and gaming deals

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Google Pixel 6A: $329

Save $120

Though the flagship Pixel 7 series is set to launch this week, the Pixel 6A will remain the budget option for those looking for a great Google Pixel deal. Right now, it's even more affordable following the Pixel 7's unveiling, with Amazon taking $120 off all three color variants of this inexpensive 5G Android phone, dropping the price down to $329.

Apple Watch Series 8 in midnight color

Apple Watch Series 8: $349

Save $50

The Apple Watch Series 8 was only released last month, but we're already starting to see some discounts. Right now at Amazon, you can save $50 on select colors and configurations of both the 41mm and 45mm model, including both GPS-only and cellular models. That means you can grab one for as low as $349, which is the best price we've seen since this smart watch first hit shelves.

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Best Prime Day health and fitness deals

Garmin Forerunner 255 smartwatch

Garmin Forerunner 255S: $361

With accurate GPS and several days of battery life, the Forerunner 255 is one of Garmin's best smartwatches. It can track a huge variety of workout types, as well as workout recovery, plus support for blood oxygen saturation, sleep, stress and menstrual cycle tracking. The watch lists for $400, but right now you can save $39, dropping the price down to $361.

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Best Prime Day home and garden deals

Instant Vortex Plus air fryer

Instant Brands air fryers, toaster ovens and more

Up to 33% off

A huge variety of Instant products are on sale at Amazon, with some items discounted by as much as 33%. Top picks include Vortex air fryers, Omni toaster ovens, HEPA air purifiers and Instant Pot multicookers. There's also a selection of Instant Pot accessories if you already own one.

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Best Prime Day TV deals

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Amazon Fire TV Omni Series: From $330

This year Amazon began making its own television sets that run the Fire TV OS, just like the Insignia and Toshiba models. The Omni Series offers hands-free TV with Alexa and Dolby Vision. There are multiple sizes available with prices starting at just $330, and some models have been discounted by as much as $210.

If you're looking to save a little more, the Fire TV 4-Series is also on sale. It offers fewer features but is also more affordable with prices starting at $300.

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Best Prime Day Amazon device deals

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Echo Dot (3rd Gen): $18

To make the most of just about any smart device, you'll want to make sure you've got a smart speaker in the house. This third-gen Amazon Echo Dot allows you to control any Alexa-enabled smart device with just the sound of your voice. It can also provide updates on the news, check the weather, update your calendar, set timers and more. At this price, you can add one to every room in your house. It typically sells for $40, but right now you can pick one up for just $18, saving you $22.

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Best Prime Day fashion deals

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Champion gear from $6

Save up to 55%

Whether you need new workout gear to help you brave the elements, or just want cozy clothes for lounging around the house, a ton of great options are on sale right now. Amazon is offering up to 55% off a wide selection of Champion gear and clothing, with prices starting at just $6. Shop big discounts on sweatshirts, joggers, T-shirts, pajamas and more.

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Best free Prime Day deals

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Amazon Music Unlimited: 4 Months Free

Save $36

It's easier than ever to stream music, podcasts and more right to your devices, wherever you may be. But as more platforms arise, it can be hard to choose, especially when you're shelling out your hard-earned money. Getting to try out different services can help you find the right fit for you, and right now as part of its Prime Early Access Sale deals, Amazon is offering new subscribers a chance to try Amazon Music Unlimited for four full months -- absolutely free.

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Best Prime Day headphone deals

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AirPods Pro 2nd Gen

The second-gen AirPods Pro are down to $223 right now, which is $26 off the list price and the lowest they've been since launch. These headphones hit shelves just last month and offer some big improvements over the first-gen earbuds.

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Best Prime Day Everyday Essentials deals

Smart Sheep Wool Dryer Balls

Wool dryer balls (six-pack): $16

If you're looking for a way to save some cash, eliminating the need to buy dryer sheets every month is a pretty great way to go. These wool dryer balls will last a very long time, especially since this is a six-pack and you only really need two in your dryer to remove the static from your laundry. And right now it's way cheaper than usual to get these in your house at $14 off the usual price for a six-pack.

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Best Prime Day toy deals

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Funko Pop Marvel advent calendar: $50

Save $10

If you know a kid (or an adult) who's a big Marvel fan, this Funko Pop advent calendar is a perfect pre-Christmas gift to pick up -- especially since it's 17% off right now. It features 24 mini vinyl Marvel figures, one being revealed each day, with a bunch of fan favorites in there like Spider-Man, Captain America and Groot. 

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Best Prime Day travel deals

Samsonite Winfied 2 Carry-On Spinner in pink

Samsonite Winfield 2 Carry-On Spinner: $136

Save $17

Upgrading your carry-on luggage to one with spinner wheels is a must for frequent flyers and this Samsonite model tops The Points Guy's Prime Day deals for travelers list. The 20-inch hardside bag is down to $136 and is described as "the only carry-on you'll ever need" by the experts over there. 

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Best Prime Day kitchen deals

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Ninja Mega Kitchen System: $120

Save $80

This versatile system includes a 72-ounce pitcher, an eight-cup food processor bowl and a 16-ounce Nutri Ninja cup with a to-go lid, which all work with the 1,500-watt motor base. Whether you need to blend, crush or process, this system can help you make a smoothie to take with you on the go, a pitcher of frozen margaritas for a crowd, cookie dough, salsa and more. The whole kit typically sells for $200, but right now you can pick it up for $120, saving you $80.

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Best Prime Day Cricut deals

Cricut Explore 3

Cricut Explore 3: $279

Save $40

Creating cool things at home has never been easier with Cricut hardware and software. Whether you're into making your own shirts or decals or more advanced craftiness through greetings cards and chipboards, the Cricut app and a clever idea will get you pretty far. But once you start buying Cricut tools and materials, it's pretty easy for the cost to add up. Thankfully, a ton of Cricut stuff is on sale today, so it's a good time to get started. It usually sells for $319, but right now you can pick it up for $279, saving you $40.