Psst: Did you know that Amazon has a hidden section dedicated to secret sales on their devices? It is true! On any given day, the retail giant adds and removes deals from this secretive hub on a handful of Echo smart devices, Fire TV video streamers, and Kindle e-readers, and the savings are substantial. If you’re looking to build a smart home or just want to read mountains of books on a screen that goes everywhere, you need to know about this page. Here are our current favorite finds.
Amazon Halo band
See how many steps you’ve taken, how well you’ve slept and even your heart rate with this discreet and lightweight fitness tracker.
$40 on Amazon
Halo Band tracks a wide range of different health metrics and even provides access to secondary services like Headspace for Meditation or recipe lists to help you eat better. It’s even waterproof up to 50 meters! And because the device is Alexa-enabled, you can ask her for a health summary if you don’t want to dig through the app to find the info.
“Easy to use, light on hand! I’ve tried wearing smartwatches but find it hard to keep it on for 24 hours. Halo is light weight and I don’t even realize sometimes it’s still on my hand. Easy to track sleep and the activity The app is easy to use,” said one user.
HD fire tablet 8
This popular 8-inch tablet lets you stream video, snap photos, and browse the web for hours. And, at $75, it’s a lot more affordable than investing in an iPad.
$75 on Amazon
Amazon’s Fire HD 8 tablet features a 1,280×800 pixel display and a whopping 64GB of storage. You can also enjoy front and rear facing cameras to help you take photos and videos while watching movies, playing games and reading your favorite books.
“I love this tablet!” shared a five-star fan rating. “It’s just the right size for me. I had a smaller one from another brand and didn’t use it much, as it didn’t have a big enough screen for me. I love my Amazon Fire and the 8″ display makes things much clearer and more pleasant to look at. It also fits in my purse without taking up too much space, so I can take it with me when I visit my son who lives across the state.”
Fire TV Stick 4K
Easily access hundreds of streaming apps and channels, including Prime Video, Netflix, Hulu, YouTube, Disney+, HBO Max, Apple TV+, Starz, Showtime and more.
$40 on Amazon
Get rid of the cord with this handy device. It gives you access to a huge range of streaming services so you can enjoy all your favorite shows and movies. Simply plug the Fire TV Stick 4K into one of the HDMI ports on your 4K TV, and the streaming device will immediately search for your home Wi-Fi network and wait for you to join. You’ll find fun interactive settings like pop-up results for actor and director names via IMDb. There is also the Alexa voice assistant.
“If you get this new Fire Stick, forget the cable,” shared one savvy Amazon buyer. “I love this new Fire Stick. I need one for every room. It has more features and stations that are free and come with the Fire Stick.”
Insignia is a Fire TV that lets you stream 4K movies and TV shows from Netflix, Hulu, HBO Max, YouTube, Disney+, Prime Video, Sling TV, Paramount+, Peacock, and more. Alexa is built into the remote, so you can simply find your favorite show using your voice.
“What an amazing TV,” said the five-star reviewer. “Absolutely love it…I got rid of the cable FOREVER. Now I’m a total streamer.”
Do you want to recover your readings in 2023 in a modern way? The Kindle Paperwhite Signature Edition bundle holds all your books but weighs just six ounces. It also grants you access to Amazon’s gigantic Kindle library – receive thousands of titles directly to your e-reader. Read until 10 weeks without needing a refill (not a typo). The Paperwhite has a screen that looks like, well, real paper, so you can get more of that real book feel. This set comes with its own case and stand.
“When I read about the new Kindle Paperwhite I really couldn’t believe I needed another device, but I’m an avid reader and it just sounded great,” said one satisfied buyer. “I ordered this. I love it. It looks like a book, has more memory and holds its charge longer. It was a great purchase.”
Echo Show 8 has a compact 8-inch display, making it perfect for perching just about anywhere. It doubles as a mini entertainment hub, giving you access to videos, TV shows, movies or news from Prime Video, Hulu, NBC and more. You can even make video calls and shop online!
“Every day I learn something new that the Echo can do,” said one five-star reviewer. Listen to national news from CBS…”
While the weather outside might be scary, in just a few months it will be so delightful. Get a head start on that outdoor vibe with these easy to use string lights. They’re weatherproof, so you don’t have to worry about a little rain. You can bring a lot of style and flair to your patio by simply hanging and connecting them.
One user said it was perfect lighting. “We hung these lights randomly in our finished basement which were just sad and they added just the sparkle we wanted. We feel like we’re sitting in our own backyard every time we sit in our basement now! Love them!”
This TV describes itself with a number of fancy terms like local array dimming zones, high refresh rates, and more, but all you need to know is that it delivers a superb picture no matter what you’re watching. It’s a great option for movie buffs to watch again Casablanca for the 20th time (which, admittedly, isn’t enough) or for gamers who want the best picture possible.
“This TV is great, the picture is wonderful, it automatically goes into game mode when you start your Xbox, I have no complaints, I wish the remote was backlit though, but using Alexa to control it on and off helps. Very good TV for the price,” said one happy observer.
Amazon Echo Frames aren’t just glasses—they also have built-in speakers for easy listening to your favorite songs or audiobooks. Alexa is built-in too, so you can activate it on the go to control your smart home, add something to your shopping list, and more.
“This pair of glasses changed my life. They are [a] myopic and always wear eyeglasses. This couple is the best thing that happened to me. I get meeting reminders, I take meetings with them. Listen to music and interact with the smart components in my home without any problems,” said one satisfied buyer. “They even changed my driving experience, as my car is not natively an intelligent system and its interaction with my requires more steps. With Alexa in them, it’s like you don’t need to connect your phone to the car anymore.”
The Echo Buds are earbuds, but they pack a lot into a small package. Five hours of charging alone and up to 15 hours total with the charging case. Combine that with dynamic audio and Active Noise Cancellation and you have a listening experience everyone will love, all while Alexa is waiting to execute whatever command you need to give.
One user said they prefer them over AirPods or Galaxy Buds. “I’m very picky about earphones because I only like them when there is very good bass and the music is giving a theatrical experience. I didn’t buy Apple AirPods because I didn’t like the bass, I didn’t buy Samsung because their original earphones were awful , but I bought these Echo Buds. These have excellent bass when I set them to max level in the Alexa app. That’s all. They have it all and the music is amazing like in a movie theater.”
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The reviews cited above reflect the most recent releases at the time of posting.
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Amazon Fire HD 8 tablet
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