Amazon Prime Day, which is Oct. 13 and 14 this year, is that shopping bonanza where you can save a ton on everything from toys to kitchen equipment to parenting gear. There’s also no shortage of tech deals on items like headphones and earbuds, speakers, and tablets. We’re tracking the best Prime Day laptop deals, Switch deals, and video game deals. To help you separate the shiny wheat from the dated chaff, we’ve rounded up the best preview Amazon Prime Day deals on the tech products you know you want.
Amazon Prime Day Deals: Parental Control Device
The best-in-class Gryphon lets parents filter content, view browsing history, set bedtimes/homework times, limit screen time, enforce safe search, safe YouTube, and suspend the internet whenever they want. It's down from its normal price of $250.
Amazon Prime Day Deals: Apple Products
Normally $249, Apple's AirPods with noise cancellation are just $199 today. They have up to 24 hours' of battery life.
This watch isn't the newest model, but you can't beat the price, down $30 to $169. It has an optical heart sensor and a dual-core S3 processor.
The new $999 MacBook Air has a 13-inch display, 8GB RAM, and 256GB of SSD storage, and it's just $899 today.
Amazon Prime Day Deals: Cameras
High quality cameras don't often get discounts, so if you've been in the market consider pouncing on this mirrorless model from Canon. It captures 4K video, comes with wifi and Bluetooth, and is heavily discounted from its normal $1,099 asking price.
This clever camera from Kodak combines the best of both worlds. There's a digital camera and Bluetooth so you can transfer snaps to your phone, but there's also an onboard printer that spits out great-looking instant prints. It's normally $110, so this Prime Day discount is nothing to sneeze at.
Amazon Prime Day Deals: Earbuds, Headphones, and Speakers
The vintage rock 'n roll aesthetic of this Bluetooth speaker sets it apart from the competition, but it's not just a pretty face. This thing has over 20 hours of battery life, a water-resistant design, and a handle that makes it easy to take on the go. It's $100 less than its normal price for Prime Day.
These made-by-Apple fitness headphones come in a ton of colors, securely clip onto your ears, and sound great no matter how much you sweat. They're usually $250 but can be had for just $175 today.
Sony's $199.99 noise-cancelling earbuds are just $148 today. That lower price still gets you an IP55 sweat and splash-proof design and up to eight hours of battery life.
A pair of over-ear noise-cancelling Sony headphones is just $123 for Prime Day, half of the typical price. The battery lasts a whopping 30 hours, and there's even a dedicated Alexa button so you have access to your digital assistant whenever you need it.
This $399 speaker is $100 off today. It has wifi, Bluetooth, and Apple AirPlay 2 compatibility and lets you control what you hear via voice, the controls, or the Bose music app.
Normally $349, these Alexa-enabled headphones have three levels of noise cancellation and balanced Audio performance at any volume.
Regularly $149.95, these Bluetooth earbuds give you up to 6 hours of playback on a single charge and have all-access touch control.
$40 for true wireless headphones from a legit audio brand? Sign us up.
Down from $150 to $120, these earbuds use Ambient Aware2 to filter out outside noises, and deliver up to 11 hours of nonstop music on a single charge.
This $349.95 speaker is $100 off today, and it has rare features like mic and guitar inputs and full panel lighting effects.
These gorgeous retro speakers have real wood finishes and deliver concert-quality sound. Normally $289, they can be had for just $200 today.
These earbuds have a perfect fit and up to 14 hours of listening time. You can snag a pair for $153 today, nearly $100 cheaper than the usual $249.
Elevate your cookout with this speaker, down to $140 from $180 today. It's waterproof and plays music for up to 20 hours on one charge.
The $399 Bose headphones are ideal for WFH. They work with Alexa and are optimized for Google Assistant. You get up to 20 hours of wireless battery life, plus pretty killer noise cancellation. They're on sale today for $379.
These on-ear headphones have up to 40 hours of battery life, crystal clear sound, work with iOS and Android devices. Normally $200, they're on sale for just $169 today.
Amazon Prime Day: Nintendo Switch
Save $15 on the physical and digital versions of the game, normally $60, that marks Donkey King's debut on the Switch that you can play by yourself or in two-player co-op mode.
Amazon Prime Day: Amazon Devices
Prime members can add this compact smart speaker to their home at a steep discount, $19 instead of $40
This waterproof Kindle has all of the features you actually need, and it's steeply discounted to $80 from its typical $130 price tag today. It even supports Audible and comes in four different colors!
It's not the nicest tablet in the world, but the savings off of its original price tag make this eight-inch HD device, on sale for $55 today, the tablet you don't have to be worried about breaking.
If you love Alexa but want more power and fidelity in your music, look no further than the Echo Studio. It's actually five directional speakers in one svelte package, and it's marked down from $200 to $150 today.
Amazon Prime Day: Smartwatches and Fitness Trackers
Fossil's smartwatches are functional and stylish, and they're on sale for Prime Day. This particular model comes loaded with Google Assistant, but it can be used with iPhoned and Android phones. It's $189 today, a steep drop from the list price of $295.
Normally $200, this previous-generation smartwatch is just $128 today. It comes with a heartrate monitor, Alexa, and sleep and swim tracking built-in. And the battery lasts 6+ days, an eternity for a smartwatch.
Serious runners, take note: This powerful Garmin GPS watch is on sale today for $370, way less than its typical $500 sticker.
Amazon Prime Day: Smart Home Devices
This GE bundle comes with two colorful bulbs and one smart plug, making it perfect for a kids' bedroom or anywhere else you could use a pop of color and some energy-saving automation. Normally $64, this three-pack is just $38 on Prime Day, and it works with both Google Assistant and Alexa.
Hang your garments inside this thing, press a few buttons, and it can steam, sanitize, and deodorize your clothes. It's near-magic, and it's $600 off today.
This slim touchscreen deadbolt is on sale for $153 instead of $219 today, and it can be opened with a smartphone or a unique pin code. You can also use the app to create temporary codes and receive notifications when the door is opened, which is great for parents whose kids walk home after school.
Permanently cross vacuuming off of your chore list with this smart robotic model that detects and sucks up dirt on carpet and hard floors, on sale for $200 instead of $320 today.
Keep an eye on things at home with this compact surveillance camera, available for $25 on Prime Day instead of its typical $35.
Electric toothbrushes are just better at cleaning your teeth than these manual counterparts, and this one comes with a ton of bells and whistles: customized brushing reports using data from the Bluetooth sensor, three intensities, four brushing modes, and a travel charging case. But hurry up—this deal ends in six hours!
Light up your yard with this four-pack of wifi-connected path lights. They're solar-powered, so installation is a snap, and a Ring bridge is included so you can connect them to the rest of your Alexa-powered smart home.
Amazon Prime Day: TVs, Projectors, and Accessories
The speakers on your TV are adequate at best, and a hefty $71 discount is even more reason to upgrade to this two-piece system. There's a soundbar that fits nicely underneath your set and a wireless subwoofer that will make everything you watch sound richer and fuller.
This TV has Amazon's Fire interface built-in, and it would be a great model for a kid's room or guest room, particularly at this discount off of its normal $170 price.
One of the best streaming devices comes with Alexa voice control, a fantastic remote, and a price tag of $37, well8 south of its typical $50. Guaranteed to make any dumb TV very, very smart.
Just three hours left on this deal on a portable projector that's normally nearly $600! Turn your backyard into an outdoor theater with this beast of a movie-watching machine. We're talking a bright picture up to 150 inches across, three hours of battery life, and Bluetooth connectivity so you can control it with your phone. Just add popcorn.
Amazon Prime Day: Tech Accessories
Want a massive monitor to take your gaming to the next level? You can save $350 on this 34-inch curved model from trusted gaming brand Alienware.
Make your phone less gross with this UV light chamber that can kill 99.9 percent of bacteria and germs. It's down from its normal $80 price tag for Prime Day.
Prime Day is a great opportunity to stock up on these Bluetooth trackers, which make it nearly impossible to lose your keys (or whatever else you attach these trackers to).
Anker is a trustworthy brand of chargers, cables, and other electronics accessories. If you could you an extra charger for your USB-C device (e.g. a newer MacBook or Nintendo Switch) you can grab this one, normally $51, for just over $30.
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