The Best Amazon Prime Early Access Deals

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That's right! Amazon has announced that it's offering a second Amazon Prime Day this year! The Amazon Prime Early Access Sale takes place October 11th-12th but there will be plenty of deals released before then; Amazon has hinted at a slew of “preview deals” including up to 70% off Amazon devices.

Beyond smart devices, Amazon announced that they have, “curated a selection of some of the best deals from brands like Hasbro, iRobot, KitchenAid, and Samsung; Amazon Prime members can also shop up to 80% off select Fire TV smart TVs, plus score additional savings on Alexa-enabled devices and top products from LEGO, Adidas, Furbo, and Ashley Furniture

If you want to get a head start on all those deals, we have a list of some of the best!

Amazon Echo Show 8 (2nd generation, 2021)

With its 8″ HD touchscreen, the Amazon Echo Show is an excellent upgrade from, or in addition to, any other smart-home device you may have. Beyond pulling up recipes, calling friends and family, setting timers, playing games, listening to the radio, and other features, the Echo Show 8 is now also compatible with Hulu, Netflix, Prime Video (naturally!) as well as Zoom.

Pricing: usually $129.99 now $69.99

Promising Amazon Reviews: Amazon reviewer C writes that, “The new camera is a pretty huge difference in quality” and Ron Moseman reviewed it saying, “We love the Echo Show. It does everything that the Echo Dots do and so much more!”

Amazon is also offering the older Amazon Echo Show 5 for only $34.99!

And don't forget something to watch on that new Echo Show! Amazon is offering a huge variety of deals on its Prime movies and TV shows.

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd generation)

If you're not quite ready to go all-in on the Echo Show, why not try the Echo Dot? It has all the features of the Show (except for anything involving video, since it has no screen). For only ten dollars, it's worth trying out!

Pricing: usually $48.98 now $9.99

Promising Amazon Reviews: User Raymond writes, “Never thought I'd say this, but Alexa with Echo has enhanced the enjoyment of my home. In all, I love my Echo Dot!” and MartyReads said, “Alexa is a great addition to my life, the personal assistant I needed!”

If ten dollars is still too steep, Amazon is offering the dot for $0.99 with the purchase of an Amazon Music Subscription.

Ring Video Doorbell (2021)

The Ring Video Doorbell is a security dream come true. It's easy to install and easy to use. It covers a wide viewing area, records motion near your door and at your door, and allows you to talk to anyone at your door without you being at home.

Pricing: usually $64.99 now $39.99

Promising Amazon Reviews: Andrea Rodriguez wrote, “Absolutely love this ring doorbell good! It took me all of five minutes to install.” Greg Sumner reviewed the Ring, writing, “I can recommend this little inexpensive doorbell without reservation. It performs better than I expected, I really don't know how they pulled this off.”

Massage Gun

These percussion massage guns were the holiday gift to get last year. So, if you missed out, now is the time to grab one early. Or, with Amazon offering them for 74% off, maybe grab a couple for gifting!

Pricing: usually $249.99 now $65.59

Promising Amazon Reviews: Bellesmom said, “actually amazed at how much this massager has helped both my fiancé and I!” and Ella Renae gave it 5 stars saying, “I am recommending this to every person that will listen. I'm very impressed. I love this!”

Egyptian Cotton Sheets

Why not welcome Fall by making your bed luxurious and cozy? These sheets have a 1,000 thread count and come in a wide variety of colors. Plus, the company that makes them is Climate Pledge Friendly!

Pricing: usually $103.39 now $73.99

Promising Amazon Reviews: These sheets have people buying more. Danny Hill reviewed them, saying “I am tempted to buy a couple more sets.” and Kim N said, “Loved the price and quality. Looking forward to buying another set!”

Dokotoo Women's Long Sleeve Fuzzy Fleece

Speaking of cozy, it doesn't get much cozier than this zip-up fleece. Perfect for chilly walks or just staying in, it's something you will want to get your hands on (very literally, it's so fuzzy and soft!).

Pricing: usually $53.99 now 39.99

Promising Amazon Reviews: Emily Rene Polnaszek writes, “I mean honestly. Best buy I've done in a long time!” M.E.A simply said, “SO COMFY!!!” and Rachel Bertran gave an enthusiastic review saying, “OH MY!!!! I'm totally in love with this jacket!!!!”

If you're looking for more of an outerwear coat, look no further. Amazon has also discounted this Button Down Quilted Jacket from $77 to just $60. Finish off the warm look with this Long Plaid Scarf that is now 67% off.

Melissa & Doug Ice Cream Shop Set

Known for their inventive toys and quality products, Melissa & Doug items don't go on sale very often. But right now, Amazon has several of their sets for up to 50% off. This ice cream set is a particular favorite and includes 33 pieces to make any kids' dessert shop dreams come true! Check out their on-sale grill set as well.

Pricing: usually $29.29 now $14.69

Promising Amazon Reviews: Cassie writes that, “The whole family is obsessed!” and TK Dickerson says, “Perfect for little ones and older kids! It's so cute and fun!”

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