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Amazon Prime Day deals are live NOW with Amazon devices up to 56% off, free Prime Trial

Posted July 17, 2018 8:00 a.m. EDT

The annual Amazon Prime Day deals are in full swing NOW with fantastic buys on Amazon devices (up to 56% off Echo Dot, Fire TV Stick, Fire tablets, Kindles) and more! See below for the specific deals.

This event, which runs through Tuesday, July 17, 2018, offers some of the best deals you will see on Amazon (or anywhere else) all year long. AND, you can get a FREE 30-Day free trial membership now so you will get access to these deals and free shipping!

Free 30-Day Prime Membership Trial

If you have been considering a Prime Membership, now is the time to try it out for FREE! You can get a 30-Day free trial membership when you sign up at Amazon.com HERE and then you can take advantage of all the Prime Day deals with free shipping.

Amazon Prime Day Deals Live NOW!

The following impressive Prime Day deals are already live as of Monday morning, 7/16 for Prime Members:

HUGE Amazon Devices Sale - Save up to 56% off on over 40 different Amazon Device offers including Echo & Alexa devices, Fire tablets, Fire TV, Kindles, Amazon Security Cameras, Dash Buttons, and more! See All Amazon Devices on Sale for Prime Day at Amazon.com HERE!

Echo Dot - The Echo Dot Smart speaker with Alexa is on sale for $29.99 (40% off) AND if you buy 2, you get a total of $50 off making them only $24.99 each - a savings of 50%! This is the same price they sold for during Black Friday 2017 and an excellent deal. Get this Echo Dot deal at Amazon.com HERE!

Echo Smart speaker with Alexa - The Echo Smart speaker with Alexa is on sale for $69.99 (reg. price is $99.99) at Amazon.com HERE! Echo connects to Alexa to play music, audiobooks and radio stations, make hands-free calls, set music alarms and timers, ask questions, control smart home devices, and much more—instantly. See all the details at Amazon.com HERE.

Echo Spot - The Echo Spot is on sale for $99.99 (reg. price is $129.99) AND if you buy 2, the price is only $89.99 each at Amazon.com HERE! Watch video flash briefings, call almost anyone hands-free, make video calls to family and friends, see music lyrics, weather forecasts, to-do and shopping lists, browse and listen to Audible audiobooks, play music, read the news, answer questions, control smart home and much more. See the details at Amazon.com HERE.

Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote - The Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote is on sale for $19.99 (50% off) at Amazon.com HERE! Launch and control content with the included Alexa Voice Remote.Enjoy tens of thousands of channels, apps, and Alexa skills with access to over 500,000 movies and TV episodes from Netflix, Prime Video, Hulu, HBO, SHOWTIME, NBC, and more. See all the details at Amazon.com HERE.

Fire 7 Tablet with Alexa, 7" Display, 8 GB - The Fire 7 Tablet with Alexa, 7" Display, 8 GB is on sale for $29.99 (regularly $49.99) at Amazon.com HERE! This is the same price it was at for Black Friday 2017 and a great buy. AND, if you buy the Fire 7 Tablet 3-pack, the cost is only $26.65 each for a total of $79.97 at Amazon.com. HERE.

Fire TV with 4K Ultra HD and Alexa Voice Remote - The Fire TV with 4K Ultra HD and Alexa Voice Remote is on sale for $34.99 (50% off at Amazon.com HERE! Experience true-to-life picture quality in 4K Ultra HD and HDR with 40% more power than Fire TV Stick. Access 500,000+ movies and TV episodes from popular channels and apps including Netflix, Prime Video, Hulu, HBO, SHOWTIME, NBC, and more. Do more with Alexa—find and control content, play music, check movie showtimes, order a pizza, and more. Just press and ask using your Alexa Voice Remote or pair an Echo device for hands-free control. See all the details at Amazon.com HERE.

Fire TV with 4K Ultra HD + HD Antenna - The Fire TV with 4K Ultra HD + HD Antenna is on sale for $39.99 (56% off) at Amazon.com HERE! This is a super price for this combo! No cable or satellite? No problem. This bundle includes an Fire TV and an AmazonBasics Ultra Thin Indoor HD TV Antenna (35 Mile). Save compared to when purchased separately. Experience true-to-life picture quality and sound with access to vivid 4K Ultra HD up to 60 fps, HDR, and Dolby Atmos audio. Enjoy tens of thousands of channels, apps, and Alexa skills with access to over 500,000 movies and TV episodes from Netflix, Prime Video, Hulu, HBO, SHOWTIME, STARZ, and more. See all the details of this deal at Amazon.com HERE.

Kindle E-reader 6" - The Kindle E-reader 6 inch Glare-Free Touchscreen Display is on sale for $49.99 (reg. price is $79.99) at Amazon.com HERE! With built-in Audible, you can access the world’s largest library of audiobooks. Easily switch between reading and listening on Bluetooth-enabled speakers or headphones.This Kindle is easy on your eyes—touchscreen display reads like real paper. There is no screen glare, even in bright sunlight, unlike tablets. See this deal at Amazon.com HERE.

Kindle Paperwhite E-reader - The Kindle Paperwhite E-reader with 6 inch High-Resolution Display is on sale for $79.99 (reg price is $119.99) at Amazon.com HERE! This Kindle has a higher resolution display (300 ppi) with built-in adjustable light. There is no screen glare, even in bright sunlight, unlike tablets. A single battery charge lasts weeks, not hours. Prime members read free with unlimited access to over a thousand titles. See this deal at Amazon.com HERE.

Echo Show – The Echo Show is on sale for $129.99 now through Amazon Prime Day. The regular price is $229.99 so this is a $100 savings. This sale price is $50 less expensive than it was during Black Friday 2017! The Echo Show brings you everything you love about Alexa, and can show you things. Make video calls or watch video flash briefings, movies and TV shows, see music lyrics, smart home cameras, photos, weather forecasts, and more. All hands-free—just ask. See the Echo Show sale at Amazon.com HERE.

Kindle Unlimited and eBooks – Prime members who haven't yet tried Kindle Unlimited will have access to three months of unlimited reading for just $0.99. Buy your first Kindle book and get a $10 Prime Day credit valid towards eBooks, print books and Audible. See the details and get this deal at Amazon.com HERE.

Amazon Music – Prime members who haven’t yet tried Amazon Music Unlimited can get four months of the premium, on-demand service with access to tens of millions of songs and hands-free listening, for just $0.99! See the details and get this deal at Amazon.com HERE.

Audible – Eligible Prime members can get their first three months at more than 65% off for $4.95 a month. See the details and get this deal at Amazon.com HERE.

Amazon FreeTime Unlimited Free Trial - Both Prime and non-Prime members can sign up for this 30 day free trial. You can sign up for the free trial on Android devices and Fire devices. The trial includes unlimited access to more than 16,000 kid-friendly books, videos and apps as well as parental controls to help create a unique experience for each child. After the trial period, membership starts at only $2.99/month.. See the details and get this deal at Amazon.com HERE.

Prime Pantry - Get a 30-day Prime Pantry Free Trial AND through Prime Day, new-to-Pantry customers get $10 off $40 Pantry order and free delivery! See the details and get this deal at Amazon.com HERE.

Twitch Prime – Members can enjoy hundreds of hours of free gameplay as Twitch Prime gives away a free PC game every day through July 18, including titles like Pillars of Eternity and Brutal Legend. Members will also receive exclusive in-game loot for Warframe and PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS. See the details and get this deal at Amazon.com HERE.

Amazon Brands – Find our lowest prices on products from collections available exclusively on Amazon, including up to 25% off furniture and décor from Rivet and Stone & Beam, up to 20% off AmazonBasics items, and 30% off everyday essentials from Presto!, Mama Bear and Solimo, among others.

Prime Video, DVDs and Blu-Ray – Save up to 50% on popular movies and TV shows on digital, DVD and Blu-Ray.

(SOLD OUT) Instant Pot DUO60 6 Qt 7 in 1 Multi-Use Cooker - The extremely popular Instant Pot DUO60 6 Qt 7 in 1 Multi-Use Cooker is only $58.99 at Amazon right now! This is a fantastic deal! You can use this as a Programmable Pressure Cooker, Slow Cooker, Rice Cooker, Steamer, Sauté, Yogurt Maker and Warmer and it has great reviews! See the deal at Amazon.com HERE!

What to Expect During Prime Day 2018

* Prime Day 2018 will feature 50 percent more Spotlight Deals and more than one million deals globally.

* Prime members will enjoy the biggest deals yet on Alexa-enabled products, including Echo, Fire TV, and Fire tablets this Prime Day — and starting today, members can save $100 on the Echo Show HERE!

* New this year, members can shop Prime Day Launches – exclusive new items, content and special-edition products from hundreds of well-known and emerging brands. Some of the new products include the Delta Trinsic Touch2O voice-activated faucet, the first Alexa-enabled kitchen faucet; Coleman RoadTrip LXE portable propane grill with new features perfect for camping, tailgating and picnicking; and Fingerlings Light Up Unicorn Mackenzie, the first Fingerling with a special light-up horn.

* Whole Foods Market joins the celebration this year with Prime Day deals and offers at all U.S. stores with an additional 10 percent off hundreds of sale items throughout Whole Foods Market stores, and deep discounts on select popular products. In addition, from July 14 through 17, Amazon Prime Rewards Visa cardmembers with an eligible Prime membership will enjoy double the rewards - 10% Back - when shopping at Whole Foods Market on up to a total of $400 in purchases.

How to Shop on Prime Day

Here on the Smart Shopper column, we'll be posting many of the excellent deals during the entire 36 hour event. In addition, here are some tips on getting the most out of Prime Day:

* Watch A Deal – The Amazon App ensures you never miss a deal. This is the easiest way to preview, track and shop those limited time Lightning Deals while at home or on-the-go with deal alerts on the Amazon App. Learn more at amazon.com/watched. You can also use camelcamelcamel.com to see if an item is at the lowest price Amazon has offered it. Plus, use the browser plug-in Honey to see of a third party has the item on sale for any less.

* Prime Day Sneak Peek on the Amazon App – Tap the Prime Day banner within the Amazon App from July 9 – 15 for a sneak peek of select products that will have Prime Day deals.

* Explore Deals By Popular Interests – Find deals organized by more than 40 of the most-shopped-for interests. From style and fashion to electronics, cooking, travel and more – discover deals that you’ll love faster.

* Alexa Shopping – Alexa makes it easy to find the best Prime Day deals. Just ask, “Alexa, what are my Prime Day deals?” Track your Prime Day orders with Alexa. Just ask “Alexa, where’s my stuff?” or set up Alexa delivery notifications in the Alexa app.

* Amazon Prime Credit Cards – Cardmembers can enjoy 5% back on all their Prime Day purchases when shopping with the Amazon Prime Rewards Visa Card or the Amazon Prime Store Card.

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