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Best early Amazon Prime Day deals 2022: All of the best early deals so far

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Amazon Prime Day 2022 is right around the corner, with Amazon having announced July 12 and 13 as the dates for the big event. The event is set to bring with it some incredible deals on all kinds of products. Whether you’re in the market for a new Amazon-built device, a new phone, a new smart home device, or anything else, it’s worth taking a look at what Amazon Prime Day has to offer, both from its own companies and from others. It’s like Christmas in July.

In the lead-up to Prime Day, there are some incredible deals to explore. We’ll highlight some of the best pre-Prime Day deals below, and tell you everything you need to know about the event. Stay tuned as we are updating this post multiple times daily leading up the big shopping day.

Here are the best pre-Amazon Prime Day deals in 2022.

Best Prime Day Apple deals 2022

MacBook next to AirPods Pro.
MacBook next to AirPods Pro. Image source: nhannan/Adobe

Apple deals are some of the hottest deals out there. The company doesn’t routinely take advantage of Prime Day to offer huge deals, but we could still see some hidden gems on Macs, Apple Watches, AirPods, and more. In the meantime, here are some of the best Apple deals to take advantage of in the lead-up to Prime Day 2022.

AirPods Pro

Apple's AirPods Pro on a table
Apple’s AirPods Pro on a table. Image source: Christian de Looper for BGR

The AirPods Pro offer that awesome AirPods experience, with features like Automatic Switching, Spatial Audio, and more. And, they add a few extra features, like noise cancellation, which makes them an excellent pair of headphones for all different situations. They’re probably the best pair of truly wireless earbuds for Apple users, and while they’re a little pricey, they’re currently available at a discount.

Read: AirPods are so cheap at Amazon, it’s like Prime Day came early

Apple AirPods Pro List Price:$249.00 Price:$174.99 You Save:$74.01 (30%) Buy Now Available from Amazon, BGR may receive a commission

Apple Watch Series 7

The Apple Watch Series 7 is Apple’s latest and greatest watch, offering a ton of sensors and fitness features, and other features like an always-on display. It’s not quite as cheap as watches like the Apple Watch SE, but if you like the Apple Watch, it’s definitely worth shelling out the cash on the Series 7.

Apple Watch SE [GPS + Cellular 44mm] Smart Watch w/ Silver Aluminium Case with Abyss Blue Sport… List Price:$359.00 Price:$309.00 You Save:$50.00 (14%) Buy Now Available from Amazon, BGR may receive a commission

iPad

Apple 10.2-inch iPadImage source: Maren Estrada for BGR

The iPad is the perfect way to get that big-screen experience for things like browsing social media, checking emails, and watchin videos. If you just plan on using your iPad for entertainement and web-browsing, you don’t necessarily need anything expensive — and right now, the entry-level iPad is available at a discount.

2021 Apple 10.2-inch iPad (Wi-Fi, 256GB) - Silver List Price:$479.00 Price:$429.00 You Save:$50.00 (10%) Buy Now Available from Amazon, BGR may receive a commission

iPad Air

iPad Air (2022) Main
iPad Air 5th-generation. Image source: Christian de Looper for BGR

If you do want a higher-end iPad, then the iPad Air is absolutely the way to go. The iPad Air offers a more modern design, that incredible M1 performance, and it comes in a range of fun colors. It’s probably the best tablet out there right now, when you consider how much cheaper it is than the only slightly better iPad Pro.

Read our iPad Air review here

2022 Apple iPad Air (10.9-inch, Wi-Fi, 64GB) - Purple (5th Generation) List Price:$599.00 Price:$559.00 You Save:$40.00 (7%) Buy Now Available from Amazon, BGR may receive a commission

Best Prime Day TV deals 2022

In the market for a new TV? The Prime Day 2022 may well be the best time to buy a new TV. We’re expecting tons of Prime Day TV deals for 2022. In the runup to Prime Day, however, here are the best TV deals we could find.

Amazon Fire TV Omni 50-Inch

If you’re looking for a great entry-level TV with the power of Amazon behind it, then the Amazon Omni series is the way to go. The 50-inch Amazon Omni Fire TV offers Amazon smarts, with a decent image quality and Prime Video front-and-center. That’s not to mention the fact that it’s incredibly inexpensive — and right now, even cheaper than usual.

Amazon Fire TV 50" Omni Series 4K UHD smart TV, hands-free with Alexa List Price:$509.99 Price:$339.99 You Save:$170.00 (33%) Buy Now Available from Amazon, BGR may receive a commission

Samsung QN90A Neo QLED 55-Inch

Samsung has been build some of the best TVs for decades now, and it’s incredible experience is shown off in the Samsung QN90A. The QN90A boasts Samsung’s QLED tech for vibrant colors, with Mini LED backlighting for better contrast and deep black-levels.

SAMSUNG 55-Inch Class Neo QLED QN90A Series - 4K UHD Quantum HDR 32x Smart TV with Alexa Built-… List Price:$1,597.99 Price:$1,297.99 You Save:$300.00 (19%) Buy Now Available from Amazon, BGR may receive a commission

Samsung QN85A Neo QLED 65-Inch

Want something a little bigger that keeps all the advantages of Samsung’s QLED tech? In that case, it’s worth checking out the Samsung QN95A Neo QLED 65-inch TV. It’s a little more expensive than the QN90A 55-inch model, but it’s still an excellent buy.

SAMSUNG 65-Inch Class Neo QLED QN85A Series - 4K UHD Quantum HDR 24x Smart TV with Alexa Built-… List Price:$1,997.99 Price:$1,897.95 You Save:$100.04 (5%) Buy Now Available from Amazon, BGR may receive a commission

LG C1 OLED 65-Inch

LG’s OLED TVs have been paving the way for the future of TVs, thanks to their control over individual pixels to make for better contrast and deeper black levels. While you could argue that Samsung’s QLED TVs have closed the gap, there’s still a serious case to be made for a great OLED TV. The LG C1 OLED is one of the best of them, and right now, is available at a discount.

LG OLED C1 Series 65” Alexa Built-in 4k Smart TV (3840 x 2160), 120Hz Refresh Rate, AI-Powered… List Price:$2,499.99 Price:$1,596.99 You Save:$903.00 (36%) Buy Now Available from Amazon, BGR may receive a commission

Best Prime Day headphone deals 2022

AirPods Max Side

Looking for a great new pair of headphones. Good headphones can completely change how you listen to music and other audio. In the leadup to Prime Day 2022, here are the best headphone deals we could find.

Apple AirPods Max

The AirPods Max offer all the Apple-focused features you would expect, including Automatic Switching and Spatial Audio. But they also go a step further. The headphones offer an excellent sound quality and a comfortable fit, making them headphones that you could potentially wear all day.

Apple AirPods Max - Space Gray List Price:$549.00 Price:$479.99 You Save:$69.01 (13%) Buy Now Available from Amazon, BGR may receive a commission

Samsung Galaxy Buds 2

The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 are an excellent pair of truly wireless earbuds for those who don’t want to spend lots of cash on a pair of AirPods or Sony WF-1000XM4 earbuds. Not only that, but the earbuds are even cheaper than usual in the lead up to Prime Day 2022.

Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 True Wireless Earbuds Noise Cancelling Ambient Sound Bluetooth Lightweigh… List Price:$149.99 Price:$104.47 You Save:$45.52 (30%) Buy Now Available from Amazon, BGR may receive a commission

Best Prime Day phone deals 2022

Google Pixel 6 Pro
Google Pixel 6 Pro Image source: Christian de Looper for BGR

Looking for a new phone? While the likes of headphones and TVs often get all the attention for Prime Day, we’re still expecting some excellent deals on smartphones for the big event. Here are the best phone deals in the run up to Prime Day 2022.

Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra

Perhaps you do want fully flagship specs in every way you can possibly get, and in that case it’s worth going for the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra. The Galaxy S22 Ultra has similar performance as the entry-level Galaxy S22, but steps up the display quality, camera, and adds a stylus, for a Galaxy Note-like experience.

SAMSUNG Galaxy S22 Ultra Cell Phone, Factory Unlocked Android smartphone, 256GB, 8K Camera & Vi… List Price:$1,299.99 Price:$1,049.99 You Save:$250.00 (19%) Buy Now Available from Amazon, BGR may receive a commission

Best Prime Day laptop deals 2022

MacBook Air 2020
The M1-powered MacBook Air that launched in November 2020. Image source: Apple Inc.

Looking for a new laptop? We’re expecting tons of awesome deals on laptops for Prime Day 2022. In the meantime, here are the best laptop deals we could find right now.

MacBook Pro 14-inch with M1 Pro

The 2021 MacBook Pro is arguably one of Apple’s best laptops ever, offering excellent performance, a stunning display, and more.

2021 Apple MacBook Pro (14-inch, Apple M1 Pro chip with 10‑core CPU and 16‑core GPU, 16GB RAM,… List Price:$2,499.00 Price:$2,299.00 You Save:$200.00 (8%) Buy Now Available from Amazon, BGR may receive a commission

Amazon Echo deals

Amazon Echo Dot 3rd GenImage source: Maren Estrada for BGR

The Amazon Echo Show 5 is sure to be a hot-seller for Prime Day, and Amazon is already setting the device on sale at only $49. That’s a big deal since it was listed at $84.

Echo Show 5 (2nd Gen, 2021 release) | Smart display with Alexa and 2 MP camera | Charcoal List Price:$84.99 Price:$49.99 You Save:$35.00 (41%) Buy Now Available from Amazon, BGR may receive a commission

When is Amazon Prime Day 2022?

Amazon has announced that Prime Day 2022 will take place on July 12 and 13. It’s a two-day shopping event this year, meaning that you’ll have multiple chances to pick up that perfect deal.

Do I need Prime for Prime Day?

Yes. You will need Amazon Prime to take full advantage of the Prime Day 2022 deals. Amazon Prime offers things like free two-day shipping, access to Prime Video, and more. It’s worth it for those who regularly shop on Amazon, for the shipping alone. Amazon has discounts for some people too — like students.

Is Prime Day worth it?

Yes. If you’re in the market for a new device or product, then Prime Day is absolutely worth taking advantage of.

Prime Day is once or twice a year?

When Prime Day first started, it was a one day event. At some point in the last couple years, Amazon decided the shopping extravaganza was too big for only one day of deals. Prime Day should be a two-day shopping event this year. That said, those days are consecutive — so don’t expect another Prime Day later this year.

What is Prime Day?

Straight from the source, here’s what Amazon says about its once-a-year shopping event.

Prime Day is an annual deals event just for Prime members, with more than one million deals worldwide. You’ll find our best deals on products you want, and special offers across everything from music and video to reading and Alexa-enabled devices.

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How to prepare for Prime Day 2022

If you’re preparing for Prime Day 2022, we recommend making sure you have an Amazon Prime account, and making a list of the types of new products you’re in the market for. That will make it easier to make sure you find everything you need, and easier to make sure that you don’t get sucked into buying things that you don’t necessarily need. Here’s a list of our other Prime Day 2022 coverage:

Are things actually cheaper on Amazon Prime Day?

Yes! Not only does Amazon discount its own products on Prime Day, but plenty of other companies get in on the fun too. Lots of things are cheaper on Amazon Prime Day, so it’s well worth taking advantage of the event.


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Christian de Looper was born in Canberra, Australia, where he lived until the age of 14. After his father got a job in Paris, France, Christian lived there for five years, after which he moved to Minnesota for college. During college, Christian developed a passion for consumer technology by writing for tech blogs. Christian now lives in sunny Santa Cruz, California.