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You can’t go wrong if you’re looking for big-ticket gadgets going on sale during Amazon Prime Day. Many popular devices have fallen to record low prices and you should snap them up before their prices start to rise again after Prime Day ends. But maybe you’re looking for something even more affordable or useful accessories that won’t cost you a fortune even at a discount. Those things exist, so we’ve rounded up the best Prime Day tech deals under $50 right here to help you avoid endless searching through cheap deals.
The Echo Dot is available for $20, while the Echo Dot with clock is down to $33. We like these tiny smart speakers for their good audio quality, compact design, and snooze feature.
Buy Echo Dot at Amazon – $20 Buy Echo Dot with Clock at Amazon – $33
echo show 5
The Echo Show 5 has dropped to $35, or $50 off the usual price. If you want a smart alarm clock, this is the display. We like the sharp 5-inch display, ambient light sensor, smart home controls, and tap-to-snooze feature.
Buy Echo Show 5 on Amazon – $35
Amazon’s standard Kindle has dropped to $45, which is half the normal price. We gave this e-reader a score of 91 for its improved contrast display, additional front lights and slimmer design.
Buy Kindle from Amazon – $45
Fire HD 8
The Fire HD 8 tablet is half the price, down to $45. We gave it a score of 81 for its decent performance, good battery life, wireless charging capabilities, and USB-C port.
Buy Fire HD 8 at Amazon – $45
Fire TV Stick Lite
You can buy Amazon’s cheapest streamer, the Fire TV Stick Lite, for just $12 right now. It supports 1080p streaming and gives you access to some of the most popular services like Netlfix and Disney+.
Buy Fire TV Stick Lite from Amazon – $12
The standard Fire TV Stick is on sale for $17. It supports 1080p streaming with Dolby Atmos and comes with an Alexa voice remote with power and volume buttons.
Buy Fire TV Stick from Amazon – $17
Fire TV Stick 4K
The Fire TV Stick 4K is on sale for $25 on Prime Day. This supports 4K streaming with Dolby Vision along with Dolby Atmos audio and Amazon’s Fire TV operating system.
Buy the Fire TV Stick 4K from Amazon – $25
Fire TV Stick 4K max
The high-end Fire TV Stick 4K Max has dropped to $35, which is $20 less than usual. In addition to all the features of the standard Fire TV Stick 4K, the Max version also supports WiFi 6 and live picture-in-picture display.
Buy the Fire TV Stick 4K Max from Amazon – $35
Chromecast with Google TV
The Chromecast with Google TV is currently only $40. We gave it a score of 86 for its handy remote control, good Google Assistant integration, and 4K streaming chops with Dolby Vision and Atmos support.
Buy Chromecast with Google TV at Amazon – $40
Roku’s Express streaming dongle has dropped to $18. Like Amazon’s own budget streaming devices, the Express doesn’t have a ton of fancy features, but it does support HD content and comes with a high-speed HDMI cable. The Express 4K+ Streamer is also on sale for $25.
Buy Roku Express at Amazon – $18 Buy Roku Express 4K+ at Amazon – $25
Roku Streaming Stick 4K
The latest Roku Streaming Stick 4K is on sale for $30. It builds on the technology of the Streaming Stick+ and supports 4K HDR10+ content, Dolby Vision, long-range WiFi, voice search and TV control with the included remote control.
Buy Roku Streaming Stick 4K from Amazon – $30
You can now buy an AirTag for $27.50 from Amazon, or you can go to Woot and buy one for $25 or a four-pack for $85. These tiny trackers sync with the Find My app on iOS so you can keep track of your keys, bags and other items. Just make sure you take a holder with you so you can actually attach the gadget to your belongings.
Buy AirTag at Amazon – $27.50 Buy AirTag at Woot from $25
Tile trackers are up to 30 per cent off on Prime Day and you have a few different designs to choose from. The standard Tile Mate is down to $180, the Tile Slim is available for $24, and the Tile Sticker is down to $21. These Bluetooth chips help you keep track of your belongings digitally and they can guide you to your lost items with a beep.
Buy Tile devices on Amazon
Samsung Galaxy SmartTag+
You can buy a Galaxy SmartTag+ now for just $30, or $10 off the usual price. This is Samsung’s answer to Apple’s AirTags and allows you to track items via your smartphone. If you are close enough to your lost belongings, you can even follow the instructions on your smartphone that will lead you back there.
Buy the Galaxy SmartTag+ from Amazon – $30
Samsung Pro Plus microSD card
Samsung’s 128GB Pro Plus microSD card is half price, just $18 for Prime Day. It also comes with an adapter so you can use it with more types of devices. You get read/write speeds of up to 160MB/s and 120MB/s respectively, and a card that’s temperature, magnet, and drop resistant.
Buy a Samsung Pro Plus microSD card (128GB) from Amazon – $18
SanDisk Dual Drive Go
SanDisk’s Dual Drive Go is currently available for $50, which is 32 percent off the usual price. It’s a more modern take on a USB stick, featuring a swiveling design with a USB-A connector on one end and a USB-C dongle on the other. We like its slim, portable design, 150MB/s read speed, and the fact that you can use it with almost any device.
Buy Dual Drive Go (512GB) at Amazon – $50
Jabra Elite 3
Jabra’s excellent Elite 3 earbuds have dropped to $50, or $30 off their normal price. These already affordable buds received an 88 score from us for their impressive sound quality, good battery life, reliable touch controls, and comfortable fit.
Buy Elite 3 on Amazon – $50
Jabra Elite 45 hrs
Jabra’s Elite 45h headphones are half the price and are down to $50. We like these cans for their solid sound quality, voice assistant access, compact design, and 50-hour battery life.
Buy Jabra Elite 45h on Amazon – $50
Sony’s SRS-XB13 compact Bluetooth speaker costs just $48, which is almost half the regular price. Not only does it come in lots of fun colors, but this tiny speaker has an IP67 waterproof rated design, punchy bass and a 16-hour battery life.
Buy the SRS-XB13 speaker at Amazon – $48
Razer Anzu smart glasses
Razer’s Anzu smart glasses have returned for Prime Day at an all-time low price of $50. We gave them a score of 74 for their blue-light-blocking lenses, decent battery life, and convenient hands-free audio.
Buy Anzu Smart Glasses on Amazon – $50
TP-Link Kasa Smart Plug
A four-pack of Kasa smart plugs is 24 per cent cheaper, down to just $23 for Prime Day. You can connect any “dumb” device to these attachments to make them a little smarter, allowing you to control them from your phone, set usage plans, and more.
Buy Kasa Smart Plug (4-pack) at Amazon – $23
Amazon smart plug
Along with a number of other smart home gadgets from Amazon, the company’s smart plug costs $12 and has dropped to $13. You can connect almost any “dumb” device to this accessory to turn it into a smart device that can be controlled via a companion app and with Alexa voice commands.
Buy Smart Plug on Amazon – $13
Smart Amazon thermostat
Amazon’s smart thermostat is currently on sale for $42. This affordable IoT gadget lets you control your home’s temperature from anywhere, and it can be adjusted via Alexa commands.
Buy Smart Thermostat on Amazon – $42
The Blink Mini has been reduced to just $30 for Prime Day, and you can get two of these for the price of one, too. This camera needs to be plugged in, but we like the compact design, 1080p recording, motion alerts and two-way audio.
Buy Blink Mini at Amazon – $30 Buy Blink Mini (2-pack) at Amazon – $30
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