The Very Best Prime Day Amazon Deals (UPDATING)

Prime Day is finally here, and so are the bargains. We're scouring Amazon for the very best deals the World's Biggest Store is offering during its annual discount bonanza. We'll be updating this list throughout the day, so keep checking back! 

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SAVE $40 ON THE INSTANT POT DUO80 PROGRAMMABLE PRESSURE COOKER

The wildly popular 7-in-1 Multi-Functional Pressure Cooker manages to cram a rice cooker, a pressure cooker, a slow cooker, a yogurt maker, a warmer, a steamer, and a saute/browing pan into one tight package. The device has piled up a stellar 4.7-star Amazon rating with over 19,000 reviews, and it's also been one of the most popular items for Mental Floss shoppers. For anyone with a tight kitchen space, this versatile cooker is a convenient, compact workhorse. It's usually $129.95, but today it's marked all the way down to $89.99. Pick one up for yourself or your favorite cook!

Instant Pot DUO80 7-in-1 Multi-Use Programmable Pressure Cooker, 8 Quart/1200W for $129.95 (list price $129.95)

SAVE $300 ON A 55-INCH SONY 4K TV


Thinking of upgrading your TV? Today's the day. Sony's XBR55X700D 55-inch model is down to just $500. Sure, it may be the 2016 model, but once you get your first look at the 4K picture quality, all you'll remember is what a bargain you got. 

Sony XBR55X700D 55-Inch 4K Ultra HD Smart LED TV (2016 Model) for $499.99 (list price $798.00)

SAVE OVER $300 ON SAMSONITE LUGGAGE SETS


Luggage isn't the world's sexiest purchase, but a good suitcase or carryon can make any trip feel that much smoother. Samsonite may be the biggest name in the suitcase game, and Amazon is knocking over $300 off several exclusive sets for Prime Day. If you have been needing to pick up a new carry-on spinner and checked back, you can nab both for under $120, a real steal. 

Samsonite Advance Xlt Lightweight 2 Piece Softside Set (21"/25"), Black, Exclusive to Amazon for $119.99 (list price $429.99)

OWN THE FIRST SIX SEASONS OF GAME OF THRONES ON BLU-RAY FOR $75


Want to catch up on Game of Thrones very quickly? You can grab the Blu-Ray set of the first six seasons for just $74.99.

Game of Thrones: The Complete Seasons 1-6 + Digital HD [Blu-ray] for $74.99 (list price $139.76)

SAVE $45 ON AN ECHO DOT + PHILIPS HUE STARTER KIT BUNDLE


Are you sick of having to get up and walk across the room to turn on a light? Of course you are. We all are. Now, there's finally a way to escape the tyranny of light switches. Amazon's hands-free, voice-controlled Echo Dot can sync up with the Philips Hue smart lighting system to control all the lights in your home. This bundle comes with an Echo Dot, which can control all manner of smart lights, thermostats, locks, thermostats, and the like, and a Philips Hue starter kit of two A19 LED smart bulbs and a bridge controller. A bundle like this would ordinarily set you back $120, but Amazon's slashed the price down to $84.75. If you've been waiting to make your home a little smarter, it's time to take the plunge. 

Echo Dot (2nd Generation) - Black + Philips Hue White Starter Kit for $84.75 (list price $119.98)

GET A BLACK + DECKER DRILL PLUS MORE GOODIES FOR $85 OFF


A good drill can make a world of difference in your DIY and home repair projects, and Amazon is offering a steal on a 20V lithium-ion Black + Decker model for Prime Day. The project kit comes with a 20V drill that offers more than enough power for your standard household jobs, plus a set of screwdriving and drilling bits, a level, a utility knife, a tape measure, and a carrying case. If your drill is on its last legs, you can't go wrong with a $33 upgrade.

Black & Decker BDCD120VA 20V Lithium Drill/Driver Project Kit for $32.99 (list price $118.79)

GET AN 8-PERSON COLEMAN TENT FOR UNDER $70


For an activity that's supposed to be rugged and simplistic, camping can be expensive. Tents can be especially pricey, so if you're planning to get back to the land, you'll want to jump on the Prime Day tent deal. Amazon is offering the eight-person Coleman Montana tent for just $67.99, a huge savings off of its normal $219.99 list price. Yes, for the price of one night in a hotel room that would almost certainly be mildly disgusting, you can own your very own tent. This model has a 4.1-star rating over nearly 1600 reviews, and it's also the official tent of the National Park Foundation. And trust us, those guys know their tents. 

Coleman Montana 8-Person Tent for $67.99 (list price $219.99)

SAVE $80 ON THE AMAZON ECHO


Amazon's do-everything speaker can play music, answer questions with Alexa, control your smart-home devices, give you weather and traffic reports, and lots more. The device usually retails for $179.99, but Amazon's offering a deep discount for Prime Day. You can pick up an Echo of your own for just $99.99. 

Amazon Echo - Black for $99.99 (list price $179.99)

SAVE $30 OR MORE ON A NEW KINDLE


Various models of Amazon's beloved e-readers are getting big discounts today, too. You can save $30 on the popular Kindle Paperwhite or flagship Kindle, or $50 off the premium Kindle Oasis or Kindle Voyage. It's very rare that the Kindle line gets discounted this steeply, so if you've been waiting to jump into the e-book world, today's the day. 

Kindle Paperwhite E-reader - Black, 6" High-Resolution Display (300 ppi) with Built-in Light, Wi-Fi - Includes Special Offers for $89.99 (list price $119.99)

Kindle E-reader - Black, 6" Glare-Free Touchscreen Display, Wi-Fi - Includes Special Offers for $49.99 (list price $79.99)

Kindle Voyage E-reader, 6" High-Resolution Display (300 ppi) with Adaptive Built-in Light, PagePress Sensors, Wi-Fi - Includes Special Offers for $149.99 (list price $199.99)

SAVE $30 ON THE ALL-NEW FIRE HD8


The Fire HD 8 is already a relative bargain at its usual retail price of $79.99. For a tablet with Alexa, an eight-inch HD display, and 16 GB of memory, it's a steal. For Prime Day, Amazon's knocking another $30 off the price, which means you can pick up a tablet for $50. Not bad!

All-New Fire HD 8 Tablet with Alexa, 8" HD Display, 16 GB, Black - with Special Offers for $49.99 (list price $79.99)

SAVE $60 ON FITBIT BLAZE SMART FITNESS WATCHES


Want to keep track of your steps, workout, heart rate, and more? Fitbit's multi-sport smart watch is down under $140 with this Prime Day bargain.

Fitbit Blaze Smart Fitness Watch, Black, Silver, Large (US Version) for $138.95 (list price $199.95)

SAVE $50 ON THE AMAZON TAP


If you don't need everything the Echo offers but still want Dolby-powered sound for playing your Amazon Music, Spotify, Pandora, and more, the Alexa-enabled Tap portable speaker might be right for you. Amazon's knocking $50 off the retail price today, so you can nab one for the bargain price of $79.99. 

Amazon Tap - Alexa-Enabled Portable Bluetooth Speaker for $79.99 (list price $129.99)

GRAB A ROOMBA FOR AN ALL-TIME LOW PRICE


Vacuuming is the most tedious of chores, and until scientists can finally deliver on the robotic-maid promises The Jetsons made, you can farm out at least a little bit of your housework to a robot. Roomba's robotic vacuums are handy, effective time-savers, but they're usually on the pricey side. For one day, Amazon's solving that price. The Roomba 652 is marked all the way down to $250 today. If you hate vacuuming and love feeling like you're living in the future, you can't afford not to buy one. 

iRobot Roomba 652 Robotic Vacuum Cleaner for $249.99 (list price $374.99)

UPGRADE TO THE WORLD'S SMARTEST ELECTRIC TOOTHBRUSH FOR JUST $85


Chances are good that you're overdue for a new toothbrush. On Prime Day, you can own the smartest toothbrush you've ever seen at an even smarter price. The Oral-B Pro 700 Series gives you real-time feedback to help direct your brushing on the most important areas, gives you a warning when you're brushing too hard, and tracks your brushing habits. It's even Bluetooth compatible! It's also racked up a 4.4-star average over 3,100 reviews, so there are lots of smiling customers out there. This kind of tooth-brushing technology would usually set you back $219.99, but Amazon has scrubbed the price down to $85 for Prime Day. You can't even get one cavity filled for $85. Trust us. 

Electric Toothbrush, Oral-B Pro 7000 SmartSeries Black Electronic Power Rechargeable Toothbrush with Bluetooth Connectivity Powered by Braun for $85.00 (list price $219.99)

WHITEN YOUR TEETH FOR UNDER $30


Amazon frequently runs great deals on Crest's 3D White Luxe Whitestrips, but the Prime Day version is a particularly solid bargain. If you're looking to lighten your chompers, you can pick up 20 treatments, plus two one-hour express whitening kits for just $29.99 today. 

Crest 3D White Luxe Whitestrips Professional Effects 20 Treatments + Crest 3D White Whitestrips 1 Hour Express 2 Treatments - Teeth Whitening Kit (Packaging May Vary) for $29.99 (list price $43.99)

MORE GREAT DEALS


Sony XB950B1 Extra Bass Wireless Headphones with App Control, Black (2017 model) for $98.00 (list price $198.00)


Samsung U28E590D 28-Inch UHD LED-Lit Monitor with Freesync support for $279.99 (list price $399.99)


Furbo Dog Camera: Treat Tossing, HD Wifi Cam, and 2-Way Audio for $169.00 (list price $249.00)


K55 Brewer & 40ct Variety Pack of K-Cups (ship separately) for $69.99 (list price $118.77)


Anova Sous Vide Precision Cooker, WIFI 2nd Gen, 900 Watts for $129.00 (list price $199.00)


Ninja Professional Blender & Nutri Ninja Cups BL660 for $69.99 (list price $119.99)


Bissell Multi Reach Cordless Stick Vacuum, 2151A for $229.00 (list price $329.99)


GreenWorks MO40L410 G-MAX 40V 20-Inch Cordless 3-in-1 Lawn Mower with Smart Cut Technology, (1) 4Ah Battery and Charger included for $225.00 (list price $349.00)


Pelican Elite 30 Quart Cooler (White/Gray) for $210.20 (list price $230.61)


Garmin Fenix 3 HR, Gray for $352.49 (list price $549.99)


Bose SoundLink Mini Bluetooth Speaker II (Carbon) for $129.00 (list price $199.00)


PlayStation 4 Slim 500GB Console - Uncharted 4 Bundle for $229.00 (list price $299.99)


All-New Fire HD 8 Kids Edition Tablet, 8" HD Display, 32 GB, Blue Kid-Proof Case for $89.99 (list price $129.99)


Zinus 12 Inch Gel-Infused Green Tea Memory Foam Mattress, Queen for $179.00 (list price $299.99)


Braun Series 9 9093s Wet and Dry Waterproof Foil Shaver for Men for $148.99 (list price $268.98)


GREENIES Teenie Variety Pack with 27 oz. Original and 27 oz. Fresh Dental Dog Treats for $28.99 (list price $69.98)


RUSK Engineering W8less Professional 2000 Watt Dryer for $46.95 (list price $79.95)


FHI Brands Platform Tourmaline Ceramic Professional Hair Styling Iron, 1/2-Inch for $86.99 (list price $125.99)


Aquaphor Advanced Therapy Healing Ointment Skin Protectant 14 Ounce Jar for $7.06 (list price $16.89)


GoPro Session w/ GoPro Handler, Samsung 32GB SD Card, AmazonBasics Headstrap for $149.00 (list price $202.46)


Xbox One S 1TB Console - Halo Wars 2 Bundle + Play & Charge Kit + Xbox White Wireless Controller + 3 Digital Games for $289.99 (list price $417.90)


AmazonBasics High-Back Executive Chair - Black for $79.99 (list price $109.99)


AmazonBasics Havana Bronze Commercial Patio Heater for $99.99 (list price $129.99)


Blue Yeti USB Microphone - Midnight Blue for $89.99 (list price $149.99)


PizzaQue Deluxe Kettle Grill Pizza Kit for 18" and 22.5" Kettle Grills PC7001 for $67.42 (list price $67.42)


Bluedio Turbine T2s Wireless Bluetooth Headphones with Mic, 57mm Drivers/Rotary Folding (Black) for $25.99 (list price $49.99)


SanDisk 32GB Ultra Class 10 SDHC UHS-I Memory Card Up to 80MB, Grey/Black (SDSDUNC-032G-GN6IN) for $10.99 (list price $37.99)

The Best Deals You Can Still Get for Prime Day (Updated)

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Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images for Amazon

Shop Amazon's full Prime Day sale here. To see more of our favorite deals, check out our daily deals page.

Each July, Amazon celebrates its founding by throwing a massive sale, slashing prices to levels not seen since Black Friday. This year, Prime Day is actually two days—Monday, July 15 and Tuesday, July 16. The sheer breadth of discounted goods can be overwhelming, so we're rounding up the best ones as we find them. Peruse our favorite sales below, and don't forget to check back in with us throughout Prime Day, because we'll be updating this post with flash deals as they appear.

Up to 35 Percent Off Kindle E-Readers

Kindle e-readers don't go on sale all that often, and Prime Day has some of the best deals we've seen this year. You can get a Kindle Paperwhite—which is waterproof for reading at the pool or in the bath tub—for just $85 (a $45 discount). The most basic Kindle is just $60, while the Oasis is $175 (down from $200 last month). Right now, you can get three free months of Kindle Unlimited and a $5 credit toward an e-book with all three models.

Shop: Amazon Kindle

Big Discounts on Electric Toothbrushes

A Sonicare toothbrush
Philips Sonicare

A number of high-end electric toothbrushes from both Philips Sonicare and Oral-B are on sale today, including some picks recommended by dentists Mental Floss spoke to earlier this year. The Philips Sonicare ProtectiveClean, recommended for patients with sensitive teeth, is $35 off, while you can get Sonicare's all-around powerhouse, the DiamondClean, for $84 off. The Sonicare FlexCare Platinum, which features a 3-minute timer for deep cleaning trouble spots, is $67 off. The HealthyWhite+ might represent the best deal, though—at just $49, it's almost 60 percent off list price right now.

Shop: Philips Sonicare, Oral-B

Almost 40 Percent Off Roomba Robot Vacuums

Prime Day is a great time to buy big-ticket gadgets and home appliances, so if you've been on the fence about buying a robot vacuum, go ahead and splurge today. The Roomba 891 vacuum features a 90-minute runtime, app-based controls, and the ability to tackle both hardwood and carpets with ease. Normally $450, it's just $300 today. The newer Roomba 980 is just $550, a $350 discount off list price.

Shop: iRobot

$20 Off Animal-Shaped Pool Toys

A woman lounges in a llama-shaped pool float
Poolcandy

There's plenty of summer left to spend lounging in the pool. Poolcandy's 48-inch, animal-shaped rafts are all on sale for just $20. Get an oversized floating narwhal, llama, giraffe, or unicorn.

Shop: Poolcandy

$75 Off the Gravity Blanket

Though many people find weighted blankets to be a calming respite for anxiety and sleeplessness, the hefty comforters usually come with a hefty price tag. Amazon doesn't usually have many weighted blankets on sale, which makes today's Gravity Blanket deal particularly exciting. You can get the 15-pound, 20-pound, and 25-pound versions of the Kickstarter favorite for just $175 today—a $75 discount. The upgraded cooling version (in 15-pound20-pound and 25-pound options) is also discounted at $187.

Shop: Gravity Products

$80 Off a Keurig Cappuccino Maker

Keurig K-Cafe coffee maker
Keurig's K-Cafe single-serve K-cup coffee maker

K-cups make more than just regular ol' coffee now. The Keurig K-Cafe allows you to make lattes, cappuccinos, and other frothed milk drinks with any K-cup pod. It brews 6 ounces, 8 ounces, 10 ounces, or 12 ounces of coffee at a time, and its water reservoir holds about six cups' worth of water. The machine alone is currently $100 (44 percent off), or you can get a bundle with the machine and a 24-pack of K-cups for $110.

Shop: Keurig

Up to 67 Percent Off Method Cleaning Products

Stock up on hand soap, dish soap, laundry detergent, and other household products from brands like Method, Mrs. Meyers, Air Wick, and more. The best deal is on Method's laundry detergent packs: You can get a two-pack good for 84 total loads for $13, a 67 percent discount. You can also get a six-pack of 28-ounce Method hand soap for $19, a 60 percent discount, as well as discounts on Hefty freezer bags, Reynolds plastic wrap, Mrs. Meyers candles, and more.

Shop: Household Products on Amazon

35 Percent Off KIND Bars

A KIND chocolate peanut butter snack bar
KIND

You can get 35 percent off boxes of KIND snack bars today. That includes 32-count boxes of KIND's new nut-butter-filled bars—available in almond butter or peanut butter—as well as 12-count boxes of classics like the Dark Chocolate Nuts and Sea Salt bars and Peanut Butter Dark Chocolate bars.

Shop: KIND

Up to 40 Percent Off Outdoor Gear From Marmot and CamelBak

A blue rain jacket
Marmot Magus men's lightweight waterproof rain jacket
Marmot

You can save big on pricey outdoor gear from brands like Marmot right now, provided you're willing to buy cold-weather gear—like a sleeping bag rated for 15°F or down jackets—in the middle of July. There's also plenty of lightweight rain gear to keep you dry this summer, including a women's rain jacket that's discounted almost $70, a men's rain jacket that's 40 percent off, and waterproof pants for $60. Plus, there are several CamelBak water bottles available for cheap.

Shop: Outdoor Essentials on Amazon

30 Percent Off a '90s-Themed BarkBox Package

A collection of BarkBox toys and treats
BarkBox '90s Throwback dog toy bundle
BarkBox

Prime Day isn't just for spoiling yourself. Give your dog a little love with BarkBox's supersized '90s Throwback toy box. The box comes with one bag of treats and four toys: Ko-Gnaw-Mi Code Controllers, a Pawlaroid Camera, a Smell-O-Vision TV, and a Squeaky Wonder Keyboard. It's just $25 off today, an almost $11 discount. Different versions of the bundle are available for both small and large dogs.

Shop: BarkBox

Great Savings on Wireless Headphones and Earbuds

There are a ton of wireless headphones, earbuds, and sound systems on sale during the last hours of Prime Day. Get Bose's true wireless earbuds for just $39 (a 22 percent discount) or get Anker's version for $60 (a 25 percent discount, but this is a Lightning Deal, so it may sell out soon). Beats Solo3 over-ear headphones are a steal at 53 percent off—they're $140 right now, or $160 off—while Bose SoundLink headphones are currently $159, or $70 off retail price. There are also a ton of wireless speaker deals, like 40 percent off these handsome AOMAIS bamboo speakers, now $48.

Shop: Headphones, Earbuds, Speakers

Up to 44 Percent Off Facial Cleansing Brushes

A blue facial cleansing brush
Foreo

If you've ever been tempted to make your face-washing routine more high tech, Prime Day is the day. You can get sonic exfoliating gadgets like the FOREO LUNA for 35 percent off, bringing the total down to a more palatable $90. Clarisonic facial cleansing brushes are available for even bigger discounts of up to 44 percent—the Clarisonic Mia Prima, normally $130, is also just $90.

Shop: Clarisonic and FOREO

20 Percent Off Just the Cheese Snacks

Crunchy cheese? Yes please. Just the Cheese (which makes 100-percent cheese snacks, as the name implies) is knocking 20 percent off the price of its variety packs, which come with 12 packs in four different flavors. Each pack comes with two bars, so technically you get 24 crunchy cheese snacks with each order. For your $22 sale price, you get four packs each of aged cheddar, mild cheddar, grilled cheese, and jalapeño cheese flavors.

Shop: Just the Cheese

50 Percent Off One Item From Amazing Baby

If you're in the market for a swaddle, plush toys, or other baby product, Amazing Baby is offering first-time customers half off any one item with the promo code 50Welcome. If you're buying for someone else, go with the three-piece gift set.

Shop: Amazing Baby

Competing Deals From Other Retailers

Amazon's competitors are determined to get in on the Prime Day shopping madness, so you can get big discounts at other retailers right now, too.

At Macy's, you'll want to use the code SHOPIT to get 25 percent off Black Friday in July deals. You'll also want to check in on Target's daily deals for July 15 and 16, because they're even more dramatic than usual right now—especially on Target-exclusive brands and products.

If you're heading to the great outdoors this summer, pop into Igloo's cooler sale: You can get 50 percent off the brand's Sportsman waterproof coolers (they come in bag or backpack form) with the code SPORT50.

And if you're in the market for a new mattress, Allswell's wildly popular mattress options are 15 percent off through Wednesday with the code JULY15. For bedding, check out Brooklinen's sitewide 20 percent off sale—no offer code required.

To see all of Amazon's current deals, head to the site's Prime Day landing page.

Expired: 20 Percent Off Neato Botvac Robot Vacuums


A Neato robot vacuum next to a smartphone open to the Neato app
Neato

In one of Monday's Lightning Deals, the Neato D7 robot vacuum is on sale for 20 percent off from 1:15 p.m. Eastern Time/10:15 a.m. Pacific to 7:15 p.m. Eastern/4:15 p.m. Pacific on Monday, July 15. It's now just $530, or $300 off the retail price. Note: This deal has now expired.

Update: Now, the Neato D4 is on sale as well: For Monday night, it's 20 percent off from 6:35 p.m. Eastern/3:35 p.m. Pacific to 12:35 a.m Eastern/9:35 p.m. Pacific. It's $320, compared to a retail price of $530.

Shop: Neato

Expired: Up to 38 Percent Off SodaStream Bundles

An SodaStream Fizzi with two extra bottles, two carbon dioxide cylinders, and two flavor bottles.
SodaStream

SodaStream is offering discounts on several of its models for Prime Day. You can get the most basic SodaStream, the Jet, for $50, or upgrade to a bundle with three carbonating bottles, two carbon dioxide cannisters, and two Fruit Drops flavor bottles for $80. You can get SodaStream Fizzi electric sparkling water maker with three carbonating bottles, two carbon dioxide cannisters, and two Fruit Drops flavors for $120. Meanwhile, outside of the Amazon ecosystem, Target is offering its own limited-time SodaStream deal: You can get a Fizzi with one carbonating bottle and one carbon dioxide cannister for $90, a discount of 25 percent. (Note: The Mental Floss office in New York City has its own Fizzi, and it's well worth the upgrade for the one-touch electric carbonation.)

Shop: SodaStream

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Keep Your Kitchen Clean With This Spoon Rest That Clips Straight Onto Your Pot

Amazon
Amazon

No matter how clean you keep things between meals, your organized, tidy kitchen can easily turn to chaos when it's time to start cooking. You can take steps to mitigate this, like setting up a mise en place and cleaning as you go, but some messy kitchen habits are hard to avoid. One of them is resting a dirty spoon on the counter while making stews, sauces, or anything else that requires lots of tasting and stirring as it cooks on the stove. If wiping off your spoon after each dip is an unrealistic goal, there's another way to stay neat.

The Trudeau flex pot clip, currently available on Amazon, is a spoon rest that keeps utensils raised off clean surfaces. It's made from tough stainless steel and silicone that stays cool to the touch even when attached to a pot of boiling water. The opening is big enough to hold bulky cooking tools like wooden spoons, tongs, and pasta forks. There's also a small divot for securing smaller items, like regular silverware.

Spoon in a spoon rest attached to pot.
Amazon

Strong enough to withstand temperatures of up to 482°F, the pot clip is a great tool for stovetop cooking. But even if you're not cooking with fire, the accessory can help you maintain a clean kitchen. Clip it to the side of your bowl before mixing cookie dough, or use it as a spot to hold the ladle for your punch bowl. And when you're no longer using it, you can toss it in the dishwasher for easy clean-up.

You can purchase a Trudeau flex pot clip for $8 on Amazon. If you're looking for more tools to round out your kitchen inventory, here are some affordable basics to consider.

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