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Prime Day has officially kicked off—while you can find all the active deals we’ve posted on our dedicated Deals page or see all of the deals we’ve found (including Lightning Deals) via our Twitter feed @WirecutterDeals, we’ll be highlighting the best of the best here. You can find these exceptional deals (along with some price context) grouped by product category below for easy browsing. We’ll be updating this page throughout the day, so bookmark us and check back to get the best prices while they last.
Google Pixel 3 XL (Clearly White, Not Pink)
Street price: $880; deal price: $640
The Google Pixel 3 XL is the bigger screen version of the upgrade pick in our guide to the best Android phones. This deal is a new low price for the 64 GB size in Clearly White or Not Pink. Typically this combination could cost you close to $900, so this is a significant discount and a great time to buy if you’re in the market for the best Android phone available right now.
Polk Command Sound Bar
Street price: $250; deal price: $200
The smart soundbar pick in our guide to the best soundbar is back down to $200. The Polk Command offers built-in Alexa support and is 4K HDMI and Fire TV compatible.
Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Street price: $40; deal price: $22
Down to $22, the affordable option in our What Is Alexa? What Is the Amazon Echo, and Should You Get One? piece is seeing a solid discount that should extend through the Prime Day festivities.
Q Acoustics 3020i Bookshelf Speakers
Street price: $300; deal price: $255
Available for $255, this is still a solid price for those who missed yesterday’s drop to $240, but we could definitely see the 3020i lower. The top pick in our guide to the best bookshelf speakers, their sound quality, design, and build is comparable to much more expensive speakers.
ELAC Debut 2.0 B6.2 Bookshelf Speakers
Street price: $300; deal price: $230
The runner-up pick in our guide to the best bookshelf speakers for most stereos is even cheaper than our top pick at $230. We note that the ELAC Debut 2.0 B6.2 offers similar sound quality but with a larger footprint and less attractive finish.
Samsung T5 Portable 500 GB SSD
Street price: $100; deal price: $80
Our top pick for the best portable SSD, the Samsung T5 Portable 500 GB SSD, is down to a new low at $80. Though street price has been steadily decreasing, this $20 drop is a great deal on an SSD with a great combination of reliability and speed.
ViewSonic XG2402 Gaming Monitor
Street price: $240; deal price: $200
The ViewSonic XG2402, the budget pick in our guide to the best gaming monitor, is down to $200, matching the lowest price we’ve seen previously. Already affordable, this $40 discount is a great deal on an excellent monitor that won’t break the bank.
Amazon Fire HD 8 Tablet
Street price: $80; deal price: $50
The budget pick in our guide to the best Android tablet, the Amazon Fire HD 8 Tablet, is down to $50. This $30 drop matches the lowest price we’ve previously seen on a Fire HD 8 in new condition.
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (10th Generation)
Street price: $130; deal price: $85
Down to $85 from $130, this is the best deal we’ve seen thus far on the Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (10th Generation). This reader is the top pick in our guide to the best Ebook reader.
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite Water-Safe Fabric Cover
Street price: $30; deal price: $24
This drop to $24 is the first deal we’ve seen on the Amazon Kindle Paperwhite Water-Safe Fabric Cover. With its pleasant fabric exterior and water-safe finish, the Fabric Cover is our top pick for best Amazon Kindle Paperwhite cases.
Amazon Fire HD 8 Kids Edition
Street price: $130; deal price: $80
The Amazon Fire HD 8 Kids Edition is our budget pick in our guide to the best tablet for kids. Down to $80, this is even lower than we had expected we’d see this Prime Day, making this a solid purchase if you’re in the market for a kids tablet.
Echo Dot Kids Edition
Street price: $60; deal price: $45
This deal marks the low we’ve seen on the newest model of this kid-focused smart speaker, available in blue or a striped finish. The Echo Dot Kids Edition is the kids version of the more affordable Echo speaker pick in our Alexa guide.
Jabra Elite 85h
Street price: $300; deal price: $237
Down to a new low, this is a great drop in price on our top pick in our guide to the best Bluetooth wireless headphones. It’s also available in black, blue, and gold-beige for a few bucks more.
Jabra Elite 65t Wireless Earbuds
Street price: $160; deal price: $114
Our favorite wireless earbuds are on sale for $114, which matches the lowest price we’ve seen for these. They’re also available in gold beige for a few dollars more.
Asus Chromebook Flip C434TA
Street price: $570; deal price: $490
The top pick in our guide to the best Chrome book, is down to $490, a new low. With a solid performance, excellent battery-life, keyboard and trackpad, we consider the Asus Chromebook Flip C434TA to be one of the best Chromebooks ever made.
Tile Pro (2-pack)
Street price: $55; deal price: $34
Down to a new low of $34 (from $55), the Tile Pro (2-pack) is the top pick in our guide to the best Bluetooth tracker. With the loudest alarm, best range, and largest crowd-finding network of our other picks, this is a great deal.
1 Eero + 1 Beacon
Street price: $280; deal price: $150
This mesh networking kit is available for $150, down from a typical price of around $280. This is a new low and beats the previous best price by $50. The 1 Eero with 1 Eero Beacon kit is the budget pick in our guide to the best Wi-fi mesh-networking kits for most people.
We’re also monitoring laptop deals in a separate post. And as predicted, most of the TV deals aren’t worth it.
Kitchen & Dining Deals
ChefSteps Joule Sous Vide
Street price: $180; deal price: $125
Our runner-up sous vide pick, the ChefSteps Joule, is down to a new low price of $125 in the all white finish. That’s a significant discount considering the $180 street price and beats the regular deal price of $144 by a decent margin. The white and stainless steel finish is also nicely discounted to $139, that’s a new low for that option.
Instant Pot Duo 8-Quart
Street price: $100; deal price: $70
If you’re looking for more cooking capacity and have ample counter top space, this larger variant pressure cooker may be the right option for you. Though the street price has lowered on our large batch electric pressure cooker pick, this drop to $70 on the Instant Pot Duo 8-Quart is lower than any previous deals we’ve seen, making this a solid purchase if you’re interested.
OXO On Barista Brain 9 Cup Coffee Maker
Street price: $190; deal price: $140
Down to $140 from around $190, this is a new low for the top pick in our guide to the best drip coffee maker. Stylist and programable, the OXO On Barista Brain 9 Cup Coffee Maker makes a nice cup of coffee for a nice price.
Check out our household and dining deals post for more up to date deals on items for your home and kitchen.
Prime Day Deals for Pets
Catit Flower Pet Water Fountain
Street price: $27; deal price: $17
A considerable price drop and new low, this drop to $17 is a solid deal on an item we haven’t seen discounted since Black Friday. The Catit Flower Pet Water Fountain is the top pick in our guide to the best water fountain for pets; ideal for cats and some small dogs, this water fountain keeps your pet hydrated while also being an attractive piece to have in your home.
Whistle 3 GPS Pet Tracker
Street price: $80; deal price: $64
The Whistle 3 is down to $64 from recent pricing of $80 or more, the best price we’ve seen within the past six months. It’s the top pick in our guide to the best GPS trackers for cats and dogs and it doesn’t often see discounts.
Hobby & Crafts Deals
Cricut Explore Air 2
Street price: $220; deal price: $200
Down to $200 in Cherry Blossom, Persimmon, and Matte Black, this is a solid discount that matches previous deals we’ve seen on the top pick in our guide to the best electronic cutting machines.
Street price: $30; deal price: $21
Our favorite interactive card game in our guide to the best board games for adults is down to $21, matching an all-time low. This is a solid deal and a rare discount for this game that’s easy to learn, and is sure to be a hit during get-togethers..
Prime Day Deals for Your Office
Ergodriven Topo Standing Desk Mat
Street price: $100; deal price: $84
This drop to $84 marks the first deal we’ve seen this year on the Topo Standing Desk Mat. Usually only discounted by a few dollars in previous years, this drop is a great opportunity to pick up the top pick in our guide to the best standing desk mats.
Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920
Street price: $50; deal price: $40
Aside from an outlier in-store deal at an unusually low price, this drop to $40 marks the lowest we’ve seen on the top pick in our guide to the best webcams. The Logitech HD Pro C920 doesn’t see many deals, so if you don’t mind the lack of privacy shutter on this specific pick, it’s a solid Prime Day buy.
Home & Garden Deals
iRobot Roomba 690
Street price: $300; deal price: $230
We recommend the iRobot Roomba 690 for those interested in a repairable bot with Wi-Fi in our guide to the best robot vacuums. If you’d rather have a vacuum from the most known name in robot vacs, this is a great chance to get one.
Health & Fitness Deals
AncestryDNA Test Kit
Street price: $80; deal price: $50
If you’re looking to learn more about your ethnic heritage, this kit is informative, easy to understand, and affordable. And for anyone with privacy concerns, we discuss them thoroughly in our full piece on the Best DNA Ancestry Tests.
Street price: $70; deal price $40
Down to $40 in all available colors, this is a rare drop on the top pick in our guide to the best water flossers. We haven’t seen deals on the Waterpik Aquarius since Cyber Monday last year, so if you’re looking to get water flossing, this deal is the perfect opportunity to get started.
Source: NY Times – Wirecutter
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