Amazon Prime Day 2018 Date, Deals And Other Facts

Posted: Feb 6 2018, 4:40am CST | by , Updated: Mar 20 2018, 10:51am CDT, in News | Black Friday 2018


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Amazon Prime Day 2018 Date, Deals and other Facts

Here is everything you need to know about Amazon Prime Day 2018.

The Amazon Prime Day 2018 will kick off on Monday, July 9, 2018, if we take the Prime Day date of last year as a reference. Amazon extended Prime Day to a 30-hour deals marathon that began at 6 pm PT/ 9 pm ET on Monday, July 10 last year.

The list of Prime Day 2017 deals was dominated by savings on Amazon devices, deals on TVs and discounts on toys. A highlight was the 50% discount on the Amazon Echo, driving the price down from $179.99 to $89.99.

The Prime Day 2017 TV deals started as low as $99.99 for a 32-inch TCL TV and the cheapest smart TV sells for $119.99. Amazon also had two Prime Day deals on two mid-range TVs. There was a $599.99 55" premium brand 4K smart LED TV and the new 55" Element 4K Ultra HD Smart LED TV - Amazon Fire TV Edition was on sale for $399.99, saving $150. TCL Smart TVs were discounted by 25% off.

We expect the Prime Day 2018 deals to be of similar nature. An additional focus will be deals on Alexa enabled devices from 3rd parties. At the CES 2018, many new products have been unveiled with Amazon's voice assistant built-in.

The Prime Day 2018 will be first big opportunity to find deals on the 2018 TVs from brands like TCL, Sony, Samsung and LG. Many of the new 2018 TVs will be released in Spring and early Summer.

Whole Foods could also play a big role this year in the Prime Day 2018. This is the first time that Prime Day takes place with Whole Foods stores part of the Amazon imperium.

Prime Day is a huge success for Amazon. The sales day for Prime members grew by 60% last year. More new members joined Prime on July 11 than on any single day in Amazon history. Tens of millions of Prime members made a purchase on Prime Day 2017, more than 50 percent higher than the prior year. The Echo Dot was the best-selling product on Prime Day 2017.

To get access to Prime Day deals, shoppers need to have a Prime membership. Amazon offers a 30-Day free trial. You can time the sign-up to leverage the Amazon Prime Day 2018 sale. The Amazon Prime membership is $99 per year and offers a wide range of services and perks. Besides free 2-day shipping, Prime offers video and music service among other things. There are Prime membership discounts available for students. Students get a 6-month free trial on

Amazon Prime members ordered 5 billion items in 2017. This is an increase by 1 billion compared to 2016. Amazon's growth is definitely mind-boggling.

Prime Day is a one-day-only global shopping event exclusively for Amazon Prime members. With thousands of deals worldwide, members get exclusive access to the discounts across nearly every product category. The $99 annual Prime membership fee provides a wide range of benefits. Besides free two-day shipping, members get access to Prime Video, Prime Music, Prime Now, Prime Pantry, Prime Photos, early access to deals and much more.

Read the about the newest Prime Day deals and news in our Prime Day section.

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