The Best Amazon Prime Day Deals of 2017

Act fast and score incredible deals on Amazon's best electronics

Today, July 11, is Amazon Prime Day, which means Prime members get exclusive access to unbeatable deals. Not a Prime member? No worries, you can sign up for a 30-day free trial before committing to the $10.99 per month fee and still take advantage of some sweet promotions. So if want to save a few extra bucks on a Bluetooth speaker, buy a new smartphone or automate your home with Amazon Echo and Alexa, now's a better time than ever to add them to your cart. See our five favorite Prime Day deals below, as well as our best Amazon product offerings. Happy shopping.

Prime Day Deal: $89.99

Let Amazon Echo help turn your home into a smart home. You can ask Alexa to play all your favorite tunes via Spotify, Amazon Music, Pandora and more without hitting a button and you'll be wow'ed with full, 360-degree omni directional audio. The 2.5-inch woofer and 2.0-inch tweeter means you'll hear crisp high notes and and a deep, responsive bass. But Alexa can also answer your questions, tell you if there is traffic on your morning commute, read the news and order you a slice of pizza. When paired with smart home automation products from Philips Hue, Samsung SmartThings, WeMo, ecobee and Nest, the Amazon Echo becomes even more powerful: You can control fans, thermostats, garage doors, switches, lights, locks and more.

In terms of specs, the Amazon Echo measures 9.3 x 3.3 x 3.3 inches and 37.5 ounces, so it will hardly take up any space on a kitchen counter or sofa table.

Prime Day Deal: $279.99

Watch movies on Netflix with clarity like never before, thanks to the Samsung U28E590D 28-Inch UHD LED-Lit Monitor that is four times better than Full HD. It uses eight million pixels to create beautiful, realistic images, so even your gaming sessions will come to life.

The monitor comes with two HDMI inputs and a Display port input on the rear panel. It also has new-and-improved HDMI support with HDMI (v2.0) that allows for a UHD resolution at a 60Hz refresh rate. So 4K content will play lag-free. Picture-in-Picture (PIP) 2.0 technology lets you watch your favorite YouTube video in one window while simultaneously working on a document (so you won't miss any of the action).

Prime Day Deal: $28.49

Listen to all your favorite beats on the AmazonBasics Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Blue), which is a whopping 60 percent off for Prime Day. It'll play music up to a range of 30 feet from any Bluetooth-enabled device (an iOS or Android smartphone/tablet and more). The gadget comes with two internal 3W speakers and a built-in microphone for taking hands-free calls. Battery life is 15 hours on a single charge before you'll need to use the Mirco USB to USB charging cable to juice it up. It measures 7.3 x 2.4 x 2.8 inches, so you can easily throw it in a bag and bring it to the park or a friend's party.

Prime Day Deal: $329.00 - $339.00 

The RepRap Guru Prusa I3 V2 3D Printer Kit has a 8 x 8 x 7-inch heated build area that's topped with a piece of borosilicate glass. The V2 also has a 2004 LCD w/ SD card reader, so you can print whatever designs/objects you have saved on the SD card without ever needing to connect a computer.

The printer has a 1.75mm direct feed extruder that is fitted with a .04 nozzle, which allows a print resolution of 100 microns. The direct feed extruder is compatible for PLA, Conductive PLA, ABS, wood, metal composites and dissolvable PVA. The frame is constructed of 1/4-inch premium cast acrylic, plus plastic-injected molded parts for perfect fits. The printer is compatible with Mac, PC and Linux systems. All in all, if you're looking to break into the 3D printing world, this is your best bet. It's affordable and doesn't require altering, soldering, drilling or cutting.

Prime Day Deal: $449

Huawei Mate 9 is a steal at 25 percent off for Amazon Prime Day. The device measures 6.18 x .31 x 3.11 inches, weighs a mere 6.72 ounces and is powered by Android's 7.0 + EMUI 5.0 operating system. It has a two-day battery life and thanks to supercharge technology it can be juiced back up for to a full day's power in only 20 minutes.

The second-generation Leica Dual camera with a 12MP RGB sensor and 20MP monochrome sensor means you pictures will be Instagram-worthy and you can bank on using the #nofilter hashtag. And move over, Siri. The Huawei Mate 9 is equipped with Alexa voice service, so you just need to tap and ask Alexa whatever you might need done. Want the news? Done. The weather? No problem. Alexa can perform thousands of skills and new ones are always being added.

In addition, there are four noise-canceling microphones with directional audio capture to help isolate background noise and improve the quality of your call. As an added bonus, the 5.9-inch screen comes with three months of complimentary screen protection.

 

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