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When is Prime Day 2022? – Amazon sales event announced

Prime yourself for some savings

Updated: Jul 12, 2022 10:09 am
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For the last few years, the global sales giant Amazon has run a yearly sales event, typically for a couple of days during the summer. It’s a very newsworthy date worth remembering as you can usually snag some great deals as the discounts are aggressive and numerous. We’ve recently noticed a lot of people asking ‘When is prime day 2022’. So, let’s have a look at the previous year’s dates, sales, and deals so we can figure out what to expect from the Amazon Prime day deals in 2022.

Current top deals on Amazon Prime US

These aren’t technically part of the Prime day sales, but we’ve spotted s some good stuff recently nonetheless, so check them out below.

Current top deals on Amazon Prime UK

What is Amazon Prime day?

Amazon prime day is a very limited-time event run every year. During the small ~24-hour window, there are huge discounts on all sorts, from video games to PC hardware, and even furniture and books get their prices slashed in a big way. Amazon typically keeps the dates of Prime day a secret until the date approaches. But it’s worth keeping an eye out as some of the things you were already planning on buying might have their prices but by up to 70% in some cases, so there are definite bargains to grab. It’s worth noting here that you have to be an Amazon Prime member to access these deals.

When is Amazon Prime Day 2022?

Amazon Prime day 2022 is looking like it’ll run throughout July 12-13. This tallies up with previous years as they typically pick a summer month, perhaps to capitalize on the summer happiness where people will be more likely to treat themselves. So, remember July 12-13th as this will be the best discount period you’ll get until Black Friday rolls around again.

Amazon Prime Day vs Black Friday

Aside from smaller, more regional flash sales, Amazon Prime Day and Black Friday are the biggest and best sales periods of the year, running globally and allowing a huge amount of saving over almost every product category you can think of. But which one is better? Well, if you’re a proper tech-head, then Black Friday is probably better as it focuses almost exclusively on tech and lasts a lot longer, usually around 10 days.

On the other hand, Amazon Prime day 2022, as with previous years, with be far broader in scope, covering all sorts of product categories, including tech of course, but not at the expense of homewares, clothing, furniture, etc. Essentially, Amazon Prime day covers far more areas so you if your interests lie away from gaming and technology, then Prime Day is the sales event for you.

Is Amazon Prime worth it & how to sign up?

As mentioned earlier, you have to be an Amazon Prime member to take advantage of the Prime Day deals. So what exactly do you get for your money? Well, you of course get the unlimited 24-hour delivery service, which we think is worth it all on its own. However, most people get it for the fantastic streaming platform, Prime Video.

Given that it costs $14.99 a month or $139.99 a year, these two aspects make it a strong value for money proposition. Overall we consider it worth it, but if you disagree, you could just sign up for July to get those deals, then cancel it afterward.

What were the best Amazon Prime Day deals of 2021?

Last year we saw great deals with some frankly ludicrous discounts. Sennheiser slashed an unreal 53% off of their Sennheiser CX400BT TWS earbuds, taking the price down from $169 to $79.

This wasn’t even a standout though, as we saw discounts of up to 30% on various gaming laptops, tablets, and even cellphones were getting some big discounts. We even spotted a 36% discount on one of Samsung’s flagship tablets, the A8.

Amazon Prime day 2022 tips

As with any shopping spree, there are a few cardinal rules that you should follow to prevent yourself from overspending and experiencing buyer’s remorse, a grim feeling we are all sadly familiar with. SO, we’ve got a few Amazon Prime day tips for you to make the experience a little less daunting and a little more successful. First up is setting a budget. If you’re not aware of how much you’re spending, you could end the day with a considerable and regretful amount of money missing from your bank account.

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