The big event is over, but a handful of tasty bargains remain.
Amazon Prime Day 2020 is officially over. The two-day event brought out some pretty sweet deals -- many of which we expect to be repeated on Black Friday, so don't be too upset if you missed something you were jazzed for. But, if you're not looking to wait another month and a half, you still have the chance to take advantage of Prime Day pricing on select items.
Just a reminder, though: Prime Day isn't the end-all be-all of deals. Today, for example, Amazon slashed the first-gen iPad Pro 11-inch (1TB Wi-Fi) to $899, the lowest price on record. It originally sold for $1,349 and typically runs closer to $1,200.
Meanwhile, below is the best of what's left from Prime Day. As before, you must be an Amazon Prime subscriber to take advantage of many of these deals. If you are, there's one particularly great leftover: You can get a $100 Amazon gift card when you sign up for an Amazon Prime Rewards Visa card. That card also scores you 5% back on nearly everything you buy from Amazon and Whole Foods, and for a limited time you can get a whopping 25% back on select electronics and AmazonBasics kitchenware.
One last note: Stores like Best Buy and Walmart are running sales of their own to compete with Amazon, and many of their deals are still live as well.
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After briefly hitting $190 at Woot on Monday, Amazon once again has the lowest price, $194, on the AirPods Pro, which is $50 off Apple's list price.
A few of Apple's other "pods" are also on sale:
This is the best deal on record for this current-generation model, which has 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage. It's available in your choice of three colors. (Just remember: We are likely to see newer, albeit likely more expensive, Macs next month using the new Apple silicon alternatives to Intel chips.)
It may be two years old, but the Roku Premiere is still an excellent streamer. It has apps for pretty much every streaming service under the sun, and it slings them all at 4K. The latest version supports HDR, too. Whether there's a "dumb" TV you're looking to make smart or an old Roku that's in need of replacing, it's hard to beat this all-time-low price.
You can also get the Roku Express HD for just $25, the lowest price yet. It doesn't do 4K, making it more suitable to smaller TVs.
It's not just Amazon that has Prime Day specials. Case in point: The single best Galaxy S20 deal to date comes from Visible. The carrier is chopping over $400 off the regular price of the flagship phone, which normally sells for $984 (and $1,000 elsewhere). You'll get out the door for $768, then receive a $200 prepaid MasterCard after two months of Visible service at $40 a month.
You'll also receive a $200 Samsung gift card you can use to buy other goodies. All this is predicated on porting your number to Visible as part of your purchase. Still, it's a fantastic deal.
A Prime Day "lead-out" deal, this smart plug normally sells for $23. Ask your Alexa-capable device to "order a Kasa Smart Plug Mini" and it should land in your shopping cart for just $4.99. Once Alexa confirms that, you can complete the purchase with your voice, or bop into your cart in Amazon proper (website or app) and check out the usual way.
Note: This has appeared and disappeared a few times this morning; right now it appears to be gone again. It's worth trying to see if you can still get it, but no promises.
Another Prime Day "lead-out" deal, this excellent little smart camera normally sells for $20. Ask your Alexa-capable device to "order a Wyze Cam" and it should land in your shopping cart for just $9.99. Once Alexa confirms that, you can complete the purchase with your voice, or bop into your cart in Amazon proper (website or app) and check out the usual way.
Unfortunately, it doesn't appear you can get both the Wyze Cam and the aforementioned Kasa Smart Plug at their Alexa-discounted prices -- not in the same purchase, anyway. When I added both to my cart (again, using Alexa), the second one wasn't discounted.
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