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Time Is Running Out to Shop These 21 Great Early Prime Day Deals, So Act Fast

Prime Day deals are almost here, and that means the early Prime Day deals are coming to an end. Avoid missing out by shopping now.

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$174 at Amazon
A pair of Apple AirPods Pro
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55-inch LG C1 OLED TV: $1,097
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Skullcandy Sesh Evo: $30
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Smart Sheep Wool Dryer Balls
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Sony SRS-XB13 Portable Bluetooth Speaker: $48
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Kasa Security Camera
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Instant Pot Vortex 5.7-Quart Air Fryer: $84
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While Prime Day may not officially kick off until Tuesday, July 12, the deals are already in full swing. Amazon likes to offer its Prime members plenty of early deals ahead of the big day, and this year is no exception. Right now, you'll find tons of deep discounts on tons of handy home gadgets and appliances, but you may want to think about getting your order in sooner rather than later if you see something you like. Many of these deals won't be sticking around through the end of Prime Day. 

We've been hunting down Prime Day deals that are less likely to stick around for the main event, so you can take advantage of the offers before the rest of the world logs on to make their purchases.


Just days away from Prime Day, you can snag a pair of Apple AirPods Pro earbuds on Amazon for just $174. These great buds feature active noise cancellation, spatial audio and a safety-focused Transparency mode as well as up to 4.5 hours of listening time per charge.

Sizes 48-, 55-, 65-, 77-, 83-inchTV Technology OLEDSmart TV Yes (webOS)Resolution 4KHDMI Ports 4

The 55-inch LG C1 OLED TV is a gorgeous television that's down to its best price ahead of Prime Day. For only $1,097 (down from $1,500), you get an OLED TV that features HDMI 2.1, 4K and 120Hz refresh rate. 

Read our LG C1 series OLED TV review.


Skullcandy headphones are known for being slick looking at a low price, but this deal returns the Sesh Evo true wireless earbuds to the lowest price we've seen them in a long time.

Smart sheep

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. 

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This compact Bluetooth speaker was named one of our favorites of 2021. It's both dust- and waterproof with an IP67 certification and is rated for 16 hours of battery life at moderate volume levels. The speaker plays bigger than you'd think for its small size, with some decent punch to its bass, and comes in five cool color options.


While the more expensive 2K video version of Kasa's security camera is great for outdoor monitoring, the 1080p version on sale today is more than enough camera to act as an inexpensive pet monitor while you're away. The sound detection is perfect for notifying you if your dog starts barking, and the app will even let you do things like turn lights on in your house when sound or motion is detected. For $30 you're hard-pressed to find a better pet cam, just don't forget to add the coupon on the page to your order before checking out.


Apple fans know what it's like to struggle when trying to charge everything. You've got your AirPods, your Apple Watch and of course your iPhone in need of power every night and most 3-in-1 solutions are expensive. The 3-in-1 wireless charger from UCOMX is typically on the less expensive side, but right now it's at an even greater discount.

Instant Pot

Instant Pot made its name with pressure cookers, but the Vortex air fryer line is on a pretty great discount this week. The 5.7QT capacity means it can handle smaller family meals in a single cooking session without generating as much heat as a typical oven, and the simple controls are easy enough for anyone to use. It's not the cheapest air fryer you can buy, but this is the lowest price we've seen this air fryer to date and this brand name has a lot more heft than the competition.

Here are some other great Early Prime Day deals we've found!

We've going to keep crawling Amazon's many deals over the next couple of days in search of those hidden gems that may not make it to the actual Prime Day event, so keep this tab refreshed and enjoy saving a little bit of cash where you can. If you'd rather be directly notified when we see something extra great, you can also sign up for our text message service!

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