21 best deals on Amazon Prime Day – from Apple AirPods to the Instant Pot

Amazon Prime Day 2022 has begun.

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Amazon Prime Day 2022 has begun, and the pros say there are plenty of deals to be had, especially on Amazon’s own devices and brands. Indeed, several pros have shared with MarketWatch Picks that Amazon devices — like the Amazon Echo 4 ($59.99) and Echo Dot 4 ($19.99) — are at their lowest prices ever. There’s also an excellent Fire 10 HD Tablet Productivity Bundle (which includes the tablet, a Bluetooth keyboard, and a one-year subscription to Microsoft 365) for just $159.

And psst… if you’ve been waiting for a price drop on Apple AirPods, now might also be your time: Apple AirPods Pro are on sale for 32% off and Apple AirPods (2nd Gen) are down to price. the lowest in the market. year at $89.99.

Remember that almost all of these deals are for Prime members only, but you can get a Free 30-day trial of Prime here to take advantage of the sales (and cancel anytime). Here are our top picks for the best deals Amazon is offering on the first day of Prime Day 2022:


Lowest price ever

Echo, 4th Generation

$99.99 $59.99

  • Alexa – Voice-activated speakerphone with enhanced sound and smart home hub to control lights, locks, sensors and more
  • 4.7 out of 5 stars from over 116,000 reviews
  • Stream songs from Amazon Music, Apple Music, Spotify, SiriusXM, etc.
  • Stream HD music with compatible services including Amazon Music HD

One of the features of the newer Echo: reviewers are pleased with its improved sound quality over previous models. “The spherical design has real benefits and it shows in the improved sound. And it’s improved. The music is easily better, more complex and effortless,” said one reviewer.

Lowest price ever

Echo Dot 4th Gen 2020 Release

$49.99 $19.99

  • Amazon’s most affordable and popular Echo with 4.7 out of 5 stars and over 436,000 reviews on Amazon
  • Voice-activated smart speaker via Alexa
  • Stream songs from Amazon Music, Apple Music, Spotify, SiriusXM, etc.
  • Manage your smart home and answer questions using Alexa

“Easy to install, functional and fun,” writes one reviewer. “It’s a great device that I highly recommend. We use it and all of our other outlets all day for news, music, drop[ping]-in, calendar and timer notifications, and purchases among other features. In closing, five stars!

Lowest price ever

Echo Show 5, 2nd Generation

$85.99 $34.99

  • Features voice-activated Alexa technology with high-quality smart display
  • Manage your smart home, set alarms and timers, check calendar or news
  • Make video calls with the 2 MP camera and stream music or shows including Prime Video, Netflix, Hulu, and more.
  • 4.6 out of 5 stars with over 75,000 reviews

Kindle Paperwhite (8 GB)

$159.99 $109.99

  • Features a 6.8″ screen and adjustable warm light
  • Up to 10 weeks of battery life
  • Flush design and 300 dpi anti-glare screen makes it easy to read even in direct sunlight
  • 8 GB of storage
  • Highlight passages, look up definitions, translate words and easily adjust text size.

Kindle with built-in front light

$109.99 $59.99

  • Backlit display with adjustable light
  • Battery lasts for weeks, not hours
  • 8GB of storage means thousands of titles at your fingertips, all in a compact size
  • Highlight passages, look up definitions, translate words and easily adjust text size

Lowest price ever

Fire HD10 Productivity Bundle

$234.99 $159.99

  • This bundle includes the latest Fire HD10 32GB tablet, a Bluetooth keyboard, and a 12-month Microsoft 365 personal subscription for up to 5 compatible devices — so you can use the tablet as a personal computer
  • Compatible for use with apps on the Amazon Appstore including Netflix, Facebook, Hulu, Instagram, Tiktok and more



Lowest price ever

Apple AirPods (2nd generation)

$159.99 $89.99

  • More than 24 hours of total listening; charging case included
  • Easy setup and in-ear detection
  • Easily share audio between two sets of AirPods on Apple devices

Apple AirPods Pro

$249.99 $169.98

  • Has both a noise canceling mode and a transparency mode
  • Adaptive EQ automatically matches music to your ears
  • Sweat and water resistant

Lowest price ever

Sony behind-the-ear noise canceling headphones

$148.00 $68.00

  • These headphones are over 50% off and come in black and blue – for those of us who don’t like wearing in-ear headphones
  • Bluetooth and wireless with up to 35 hours of battery life and fast charging
  • Compatible with most smartphones and voice assistants


Ultimate Ninja Foodi Power Blender System

$239.99 $189.99

  • 1600 watt peak power motor with variable speed control
  • 7 programs for smoothies, extractions, bowls, spreads, chopping, food processing and one-touch batter
  • Dishwasher safe parts

Lavazza BLUE Classy Mini Single Serve Espresso Coffee Machine

$185.00 $113.74

  • This single serve espresso maker uses Lavazza Blue and Lavazza Expert capsules
  • Two adjustable heights to fit multiple sizes of cups and mugs
  • Prepare both single and double espresso

Instant Pot, 6 Quart 1500W Electric Round Dutch Oven, 5 in 1

$229.95 $159.99

  • 1500W electric casserole with precise temperature and time control
  • 5-in-1 functionality for braising, simmering, searing, sautéing and reheating
  • Dishwasher safe saucepan and lid

Lowest price ever

Amazon Basics Weighted Blanket with Minky Duvet Cover, 12 lbs.

$63.45 $35.36

  • Affordable 12-pound weighted blanket with a removable minky soft polyester duvet cover (this reviewer can confirm it feels like a cozy hug)
  • Comes in four weights and two sizes and colors

Save up to 30%

Amazon Basics Pinch Pleat All-Weather Down Alternative Bedding Set

$47.99 $27.75 – $47.99

  • Scores 4.5 out of 5 stars with over 23,000 reviews
  • This pleated set includes a comforter and two pillow shams in single/XL, double/queen, king
  • 14 different color choices

Bed bug mattress cover

$59.99 $19.43

  • This full size mattress cover is 68% off and features a triple seam closure, heavy duty stitching.
  • Waterproof
  • Features and buckle and zipper closure with protective inner flap

BISSELL MYair air purifier

$92.69 $78.78

  • The 3-in-1 filter captures 99.7% of particles 0.3 microns or larger even in sleep mode, including pollen, dust, smoke and dander.
  • Operates at a quiet level
  • Recommended for spaces around 100 square feet, so it’s ideal for offices or bedrooms

Amazon Basics 3-Piece Ceramic Bathroom Accessory Set

$11.18 in white; $19.49 in rose gold

  • 3-piece bathroom set to keep everyday essentials organized and easy to access
  • Includes toothbrush container, soap dish and soap dispenser

ADDITIONAL OFFERS NOT TO BE MISSED: Up to 24% off bedding and bath essentials from Amazon brands


Lowest price ever

23andMe+ Premium Subscription Pack – DNA Kit

$229.00 $108.99

  • The highest end 23andMe+ kit is over $100 off
  • Includes DNA kit, relative researcher, premium reports and features added throughout the year as well as pharmacogenetic reports
  • 4.8 out of 5 stars with over 2,200 reviews

ADDITIONAL OFFERS NOT TO BE MISSED: Up To 21% Off Pharmacy Products From Amazon Exclusive Brands

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