One of the biggest savings days of the year besides Black Friday has to be Amazon's Prime Day. The event usually happens in July, but it was delayed until October last year due to the pandemic. However, things are getting back on track as Amazon has confirmed that the 2021 installment will take place on June 21 and 22. Now that we know the exact days for Amazon Prime Day 2021, there are already plenty of deals on the site right now that you can take advantage of until the big day.
Some of the most coveted products on sale during Amazon Prime Day are tech pieces. Thankfully, you can already find sales on high-end gadgets if you know where to look. The Apple AirPod Pros are currently on sale for just $197, which is way down from the original price of $250. Amazon Echo Dots were also hot-ticket items during last year's sale, and the refurbished fourth-generation model is on sale for $70. This year, Amazon Fire TVs are starting at $100 right now, so you don't have to wait weeks to get the deal.
On the lifestyle side of things, one of the highest-rated sunrise alarm clocks is discounted to $34, down from its usual $60. You'll also find low prices on the 4.7-star-rated air fryer from Ultrean and at least 20 percent off select books like The Murmur of Bees by Sofía Segovia. If you're into gaming, you can save 50 percent on your first Twitch channel subscription and merch. This is just a sampling of what Amazon has on sale in the weeks before Prime Day, and you can see more over on the site's deals page.
According to Amazon, Prime members saved a total of $1.4 billion during Prime Day 2020, so the savings are definitely deep. To make sure you can take advantage of all these discounts, you need to sign up for an Amazon Prime membership for $13 per month—and remember, students get a discounted rate of $6 per month or $59 per year.