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Yes, the rumors are true: Amazon Prime Day has officially been announced! The big day is slated to run from Monday, July 15 at 12 a.m. PT (3 a.m. ET) until Tuesday, July 16 at 11:59 p.m. PT (2:59 a.m. ET). That’s 48 hours of insane savings. But you don’t have to wait until mid-July to start saving at Amazon. The mega retailer already has incredible deals and products at their lowest prices. Even better, you don’t need a Prime membership to access most of them—though we do suggest getting one before the big shopping extravaganza.
More: Here’s how to prep for Amazon Prime Day now that dates are revealed
Right now, you can save on fabulous products like smart lights, Fire TVs, kitchen knives, and so much more. How do we know these are great deals? Glad you asked. Not only have we personally tested most of these products, but we also use price tracking tools so we know exactly when they hit their lowest prices—so you can get your money’s worth. Here are the 5 best Amazon Prime Day deals you can right now.
1. A smart car charger to survive a long car ride
If you’re traveling more than an hour via car this summer, then you need to make sure you have a car charger on hand. We use our phones for navigation, music, and phone calls, and if your battery hits the red zone then you might be doomed before you reach your destination. This one from Anker has two USB ports and fast charging capabilities. Most importantly, this charger comes with a built-in car locator through the Roav Charger app, so you can actually find your car at rest stops or when parking at a mall. Right now, you can get it for $2 off by clipping the coupon button and an additional $4 when you use the code “ROAVBB44” at checkout.
Get the Anker Roav Smart Charge Car Charger for $13.99 (Save $6) with the coupon and the code “ROAVBB44”
2. A Fire TV at its lowest price ever
As part of their push for early Prime Day deals, Amazon has already rolled out an incredible discount on a 43-inch Toshiba Fire TV for just $180, which is its lowest price ever. The catch is, you do need a Prime membership to get in on it. At typically $300, it’s usually a little more expensive for an HD TV, but with this discount, we find that it’s a completely reasonable purchase. It also has Amazon Fire TV built right in, so you can easily stream all of your favorite TV shows and movies. Plus, you can even use the Alexa voice-activated remote to ask about Prime Day deals when the big day actually comes.
Get the Toshiba 43-inch 1080p Fire TV for $179.99 (Save $120)
3. A way to actually grow herbs without killing them
One of the most frustrating things in life is how expensive herbs are at the grocery store for how little you actually use. Instead of throwing most of them away, you can easily grow your own herbs at home with an AeroGarden. Right now, you can get three different models on sale as part of the Deal of the Day. They vary in size and features, but they all basically self-water your herbs, provide light for growth, and take the dirty work out for you since they require no soil. If you love fresh herbs, any one of them would make a great addition to your kitchen, especially with these discounts.
- Get the AeroGarden Harvest 360 for $74.99 (Save $25)
- Get the AeroGarden Harvest Elite 360 for $109.99 (Save $54)
- Get the AeroGarden Ultra for $119.99 (Save $55)
4. Our favorite affordable paring knife at its lowest price ever
If you don’t have a paring knife, then your kitchen is incomplete. While chefs knives are great for everyday chopping, but you’re going to need a nice, small knife for precise tasks like deveining shrimp and peeling apples. Plus, you don’t even have to spend a ton on one. Right now, our favorite affordable paring knife is just $7. We love this one from Victorinox because it’s lightweight and works just as well as some of the more expensive knives we testing.
Get the Victorinox 3-Inch Paring Knife $7 (Save $3)
5. The best smart light bulbs at their lowest price
Not only are smart bulbs fun, but they can save you money in the long run by allowing you to change the temperature and set timers, so they’re not running all day. These ones from Philips are the best smart bulbs we’ve ever tested because they’re easy to set up, glow various colors, and work with Alexa, Google Assistant, and Siri. They’ll make a perfect addition to the your summer parties, too, because you can set them to glow various colors to set the mood. Right now, you can get the start kit for the lowest price we’ve seen since early 2018, so this might be the best time to make your home a little smarter.
Get the Philips Hue White and Color Ambiance 4-Bulb Starter Kit for $141.67 (Save $58.32)
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