Everything we know about Amazon Prime Day 2022 so far

1 week ago 17

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more.

  • Amazon Prime Day 2022 is an annual deals event akin to Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
  • Prime Day will happen in July, but Amazon hasn't released the exact dates yet.
  • Amazon and other retailers will have some early deals ahead of the big sale.

Loading Something is loading.

Amazon Prime Day 2022 will be held in July, but you can expect Amazon and competing retailers to start the discounts and deals early. 

Prime Day deals often include sought-after items like Apple AirPods and Amazon Echo devices. You will also find answers to frequently asked questions about the sale below.

The Insider Reviews team will routinely add new deals, including Amazon's limited-time lightning deals, to this article. Revisit this article often ahead of and during Amazon Prime Day 2022 for the best deals.

Best early Amazon Prime Day 2022 deals

When is Amazon Prime Day 2022?

Amazon Prime Day is a 48-hour sale. Right now, we don't have exact dates, but last year it was held at the end of June. This year it will be in July, but the exact dates are still unknown. 

This Amazon Prime subscriber-only sale is one of the perks of a Prime membership

An Amazon Prime subscription grants you access to a vast host of exclusive perks, including free two-day shipping on eligible items, entertainment options like movie and music streaming , and, of course, the ability to shop during Amazon Prime Day 2022 in July.

Some deals, like last year's early Audible and Music Unlimited promotions, offer really solid savings that are unlikely to get any better on Prime Day itself.

However, most sales during Amazon Prime Day itself are generally better than the early discounts. If you can't wait or don't think you'll be able to camp out short-lived Lightning Deals during the sale, then it might be worth shopping early. 

What deals do we expect during Amazon Prime Day 2022?

Amazon Prime Day deals usually match or come close to Black Friday and Cyber Monday discounts. For Amazon brands like Echo, Ring, Eero, Kindle, and Fire, it'll be the best time of year to shop, with many products hitting all-time lows. 

We also expect to see brands like Apple, Instant Pot, Shark, JBL, Eufy, and iRobot offering solid deals during the event too, across multiple retailers. In fact, many of these aforementioned retailers already have sales in play.

Be prepared to act fast, though: The best deals will generally be short-lived and limited in stock. 

What should I buy during Amazon Prime Day 2022?

Amazon Prime Day has historically been one of the best times outside of Black Friday and Cyber Monday to shop for tech and home goods. We expect to see deals on Alexa smart speakers, Kindle E-readers, video doorbells, Instant Pots, vacuums, Bluetooth speakers, and laptops

What stores are offering Amazon Prime Day discounts?

Though Prime Day is an Amazon deal event, other retailers often offer discounts and match prices, too. Walmart, Target, Best Buy, and Kohl's are a few of the stores that hold sales during Prime Day, and we expect other stores to have discounts, too

These alternative options may be better to shop if you don't have an Amazon Prime account, though first-timers can get their first 30 days free. Make sure you wait until closer to Prime Day to sign up if you plan to cancel, though. 

If you don't have an Amazon Prime membership, you should sign up for a free 30-day trial to participate in Prime Day deals.

Read more about how the Insider Reviews team evaluates deals and why you should trust us.

Jenny McGrath is the Home Editor for Insider Reviews, overseeing coverage of robot vacuums, mattresses, cleaning products, and more. Jenny has over six years of experience covering smart-home technology and home appliances.  She's tested and reviewed almost any home product you can describe as smart, from thermostats to light bulbs to ovens to locks. Her home is filled with smart speakers, connected light switches, and smart appliances.  Prior to joining Business Insider, Jenny was a senior writer and home editor for Digital Trends. She launched the site's home section as its first home editor in 2014, before Amazon released the first Echo and the same year Google bought Nest. At trade shows including CES, KBIS, and IFA, she's watched smart-home and home appliance trends evolve.  She lives in Seattle and always has podcast recommendations. See below for some of her work: The best Champagne, Prosecco, Cava, and other sparkling wines for any budget 17 best planners for staying organized in 2021, including tips and tricks from experts Learn more about how our team of experts tests and reviews products at Insider here. Learn more about how we test kitchen products.

Read more Read less

Read Entire Article