With the month of July finally here, summer is in full swing, and for budget-conscious buyers, that means it's time to start putting together a wish list and save some money for the Amazon Prime Day 2019. The event Similar to Black Friday will come back once again this summer with huge discounts on games, technology, movies, toys and pretty much anything you want to buy from the world's largest online retailer. In addition, other retailers are launching their own sales to take advantage of retail fashions, such as Target Offer Days.
Amazon has finally revealed more details about this year's event, so without further ado, here you will find everything you need to know about the Amazon Prime Day 2019, including some tips on how to make the most of it.
What is Prime Day?
Prime Day is a massive sale that Amazon puts out every summer for Prime members. It all started in 2015, when Amazon had a sale to celebrate its twentieth birthday. In the following years, Prime Day has become a great shopping show in its own right, with significant discounts on all types of items throughout the store.
When is Prime Day?
Amazon announced that Prime Day 2019 will start at midnight (its local time zone) on July 15 and will last exactly 48 hours, ending July 17 at midnight. This confirms the information initially filtered through a public relations email earlier this summer. The duration of the Amazon Prime Day has been extended in recent years, and last year's sale lasted 36 hours. That means that this year's Prime Day will be the longest so far with two full days of offers, and does not even include all Early Access offers that will be published in the days leading up to the event.
What are some Prime Day tips?
Black Friday gives shoppers plenty of time to plan and prepare for the big day. That is not the case with Prime Day; While we receive a select number of offers in advance, you must be ready on Monday and Tuesday to act quickly. We've put together a series of Prime Day tips to help you make the most of your day, including how to make sure you're getting the best deals possible.
How much does Amazon Prime cost?
The problem is that you have to be a member of Amazon Prime to take advantage of Prime Day offers. The annual price of a Prime membership is $ 119, or you can get a one-month membership for only $ 13. Having to buy a subscription is a pain, but there are ways to avoid paying cash just to participate in Prime Day. If you have never been a Prime member before, you can get a free 30-day trial by signing up. Students get an even better deal: their Prime membership begins with a free six-month trial.
Register for the Amazon Prime 30-day free trial
Even if you are a Prime member who has expired and can not get the free trial, it may be worth registering to get a one-month membership, depending on the Prime Day offers you want to take advantage of. There is also a good chance that Amazon will offer a discount on Prime subscriptions in the run up to Prime Day, so your best option is to wait and see.
What kind of offers can we expect?
Amazon always lowers prices in tons of items, with huge discounts on their own hardware in particular: Echos, Kindles, fire sticks and tablets. In addition, you can expect big savings in video games, consoles, gaming accessories, 4K TVs, other electronic products, apparel, outdoor items, baby products and just about anything else you can buy in the online store.
Early Prime Day offers are already starting to work. At this time, you can rent Marvel movies for only $ 2, including Guardians of the Galaxy, Spider-Man: Homecoming and Captain America: The First Avenger. If you need a new phone, Prime's exclusive LG Stylo 4 with 32GB of internal storage is offered for only $ 160. Another current offer includes the Fire TV Revast, a DVR that lets you watch and record live TV shows at home. , for $ 130. While it is not yet marked, Amazon's new exclusive products are also released for Prime Day, which include this Han Solo / Millenium Falcon Funko Pop Deluxe with an attractive look and a respawn racing style rocking chair -800 (available in black or blue).
Twitch Prime, which is included with any Amazon Prime subscription, offers a wide range of Prime Day offers, including some free gifts for Apex Legends. On July 3, Prime members will receive a free exclusive skin mask and Legend weapon. Throughout July and August, three more skins of Apex Legends will be awarded to Prime members, as well as EA Sports content that has not yet been detailed. As usual, there are also free PC games and booty for Prime members available in July. Twitch Prime also organizes an event called Twitch Sells Out, in which the main players will showcase some of the best game products available for Prime Day. In addition, all Twitch merchandise, including clothing and accessories, will have a 30% discount on the use of the promotion code PRIME2019 at Amazon's Twitch store.
The first offers have already started to work on Amazon and elsewhere, so be sure to check out all of our Amazon Prime Day coverage, including the best deals on games for PS4 and Nintendo Switch, accessories for PC games and more.
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