- Coronavirus face masks and hand sanitizers are definitely still the best-selling products among our readers because everyone knows at this point that a second wave of coronavirus infections is coming.
- Amazon is finally beginning to showcase deals on nonessential items again though, and it has led to a surge in sales across several different categories.
- The consumer electronics category has been particularly hot this week, and there’s a surprise on this week’s list of Amazon’s 5 best-selling gadgets.
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It really couldn’t be more clear which product is the most popular right now among BGR Deals readers: face masks. The CDC says on its coronavirus site that we all should wear a face covering each and every time we leave our homes for any reason. You don’t need a medical-grade mas since you’re also going to be practicing strict social distancing and good hygiene. A well-made 3-ply face mask will work wonders to protect you and those around you, and that’s why tens of thousands of our readers have bought them over the past month. Things like bandanas and DIY face masks are okay, but the ones we linked are much better and they’re only $0.70 each right now. Why not take advantage and get some extra protection?
Aside from face masks, electronics are still quite popular among our readers because everyone is looking for new toys to play with while sheltering in place. For example, Apple’s insanely popular AirPods Pro are top sellers since they’re available at a new all-time low price on Amazon, and both AirPods 2 models have been flying off the shelves as well. None of Apple’s headphones are popular enough to make Amazon’s top-5 list this week though, so let’s take a look at the gadgets that did.
5. SanDisk 128GB MicroSDXC UHS-I Memory Card for Nintendo Switch
There’s a big surprise on this week’s list, a product that hasn’t made the top 5 in months. That’s right, it’s the SanDisk 128GB MicroSDXC UHS-I Memory Card for Nintendo Switch. This specially made and specially branded microSD card was designed specifically to perform as well as possible in the wildly popular Nintendo Switch. Switch consoles might be impossible to find in stock anywhere right now, but there are clearly still plenty of people who already have a Switch and are looking to expand their storage at a great price.
4. Echo Dot with Clock
Amazon’s Echo devices are back on sale this week, which means the most popular among them have once again shot to the top of the site’s best-sellers list. That includes the Echo Dot with Clock, which can be had right now for $44.99 instead of $60.
3. Echo Dot
The $50 Echo Dot is one of Amazon’s best-selling devices of all time, and a big part of the reason why is because it often goes on sale for even less than $50. Grab one today and you’ll only pay $39.99!
2. Fire TV Stick 4K
The Echo Dot with Clock was #3 on the list earlier this month, but it got knocked back to #4 by none other than the Fire TV Stick 4K. It’s a fantastic value considering it packs support for 4K resolution and HDR into a tiny dongle, and the Alexa voice remote is fantastic. Also of note, a lucky few people can snag one right now for just $24.99 with the coupon code 4KFIRETV. You can learn more about this special deal right here.
1. Fire TV Stick
Amazon’s Fire TV Stick is one of the company’s best-selling products of all time, so it should come as no surprise that it tops this week’s list. That’s especially true since everyone is stuck at home so much these days, and they’re all streaming more movies and shows than ever before. The Fire TV Stick was sold out for a few weeks but now it’s finally back in stock and ready to ship out this week. There’s no telling how long Amazon’s current inventory will last though, so grab one now if you’re in need of a new streaming media player.
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