Amazon has a secret site full of amazing device deals

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So many devices, so little time…. (Photo: Amazon)

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 great. 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.

Ready to upgrade your decor? Beam string lights can help. These funky lights brighten up patios, gazebos, living rooms and more thanks to their indoor/outdoor capabilities. Enjoy 25 feet of lights for just $9.99, and in case you want more coverage, you can just string several together. There’s also a dimming feature to help you get the right mood.

“We ordered these for our backyard and was pleasantly surprised at how much light they give out for our kids to play after dark,” shared one happy customer. “They also look very elegant.”

Amazon’s Echo Buds offer active noise cancellation to help you tune out the world. Want to hear what’s going on around you? Just switch to Passthrough mode. These buds are sweat and water resistant and light enough to move during your workouts without feeling weighed down. Enjoy up to five hours of music playback and 15 hours with the charging case.

Shared a satisfied buyer: “These buds are amazing. I tested them side-by-side against the Airpods Pro, Samsung Buds Pro, and Huawei Freebuds Pro. In sound fidelity, soundstage, and overall roundness of sound, the Echo buds win.”

The Ring Video Doorbell 3 is an intelligent solution with 24/7 HD video streaming. It offers a wide view that you can access from your smartphone, tablet or laptop via Wi-Fi and the Ring app, allowing you to keep an eye on packages and people arriving at your home from anywhere.

“I’m really happy with this purchase and feel more confident,” said one five-star reviewer. “I love seeing what else is happening in the neighborhood: porch burglars, people rummaging through unlocked cars, even a carjacking; bobcats and mountain lions that roam people’s backyards at night.”

Halo View Fitness Tracker attaches to your wrist and provides real-time personal stats, including information about your heart rate, activity level, and sleep quality. There is also expert guidance to help you maximize all areas of your health.

“The watch has a very simple and attractive design,” said one satisfied buyer. “The slim watch/activity display is complemented by the matte black silicone strap. I have a larger than average frame and went for the large option, which is very generous in size options, leaving me plenty of room should I decide to wear the watch over the long sleeves. Due to the light and thin nature of the watch, it’s easy to forget about it, until you want to find out the time or activity levels.”

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HD fire tablet 8

$75$120Save $45

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 x 800-pixel display and an impressive 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.”

Take your home lighting game to the next level with this Kasa smart bulb. The bulb features 16 million eye-popping colors to choose from, and you can even set it to automatically adjust to natural light patterns from morning to night. Control the action via Alexa or the Google Assistant or on the go via an app on your phone.

“These bulbs are amazing and so easy to install, just like other Kasa items,” said one satisfied customer. “We’ve replaced all of our white LED lights in the back with these smart LED bulbs and the colors are amazing. You can easily create a group and control them all at once if you like. They can be programmed – we have our upcoming lights on at dusk and off at dawn using a specific white but, when relaxing out back by the pool, we dial in the colors and intensity to really create a fantastic outdoor oasis. The price is great for what you get.”

Eero Pro 6E supports network speeds of up to 2.3Gbps, letting you zip around the internet. The system, which supports up to 100 devices simultaneously: reduces the risk of interruptions and dead spots and can be configured in minutes.

“This is the best system I’ve ever used,” said one happy customer. “The speeds are incredible… I never see any dropouts or dead spaces.”

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Fire TV Stick 4K

$27$50Save $23

Easily access hundreds of streaming apps and channels, including Prime Video, Netflix, Hulu, YouTube, Disney+, HBO Max, Apple TV+, Starz, Showtime and more.

$27 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.”

The Blink Outdoor 3 Cam Kit includes three outdoor cameras and an Echo Show 5 to help protect your home. With this security set, you can see, hear and speak to people inside and outside your home through the security system on your phone or Echo Show, and see what’s going on, thanks to a live HD view.

“If you’re looking for something easy and cheap, like I was, Blink is the way to go,” said one five-star fan. “Adding a camera to the system is as easy as scanning a QR code. The video quality for the price is outstanding, even at night. I like the way you can schedule the system to automatically arm and disarm at night very granular on a seven-day plan.”

Do you want to recover your reading 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.”

We’re in the midst of the annual sweet spot for the best movies and TV shows, not to mention the NFL, NBA, and NHL. Time to watch in style with this 65″ Omni Series TV. It features a stellar screen, of course, but also our favorite built-in voice assistant. So, you can say “Alexa, turn on the TV” without having to lift your sofa-weary limbs And, at $110 off, this is a steal.

“This TV is amazing!” said a happy customer. “I am blown away by the image of this TV. Setup was simple.”

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…”

If you have Amazon Prime, you get free shipping, of course. Not a member yet? No problem. You can sign up for your free 30-day trial here. (And by the way, those without Prime still get free shipping on orders $25 or more.)

The reviews cited above reflect the most recent releases at the time of posting.

Looking for more great Amazon tech deals? Check these out:

Headphones and earphones

  • Beats Studio Buds

    $90$150Save $60

  • Bose QuietComfort 45 Wireless Bluetooth Noise Canceling Headphones

    $249$329Save $80

  • Tozo T6 True Wireless Bluetooth Earphones

    $20$50Save $30

  • Sony WH-CH510 Wireless Bluetooth On-Ear Headphones

    $38$60Save $22

TV

  • Insignia F20 Series 24-inch Full HD Smart Fire TV

    $120$190Save $70

  • TCL 3 Series 32 inch Roku HD Smart LED TV

    $138$230Save $92

  • Hisense Quantum Dot QLED 4K Smart Fire TV U6 Series 50 inch

    $360$530Save $170

  • Sony Smart Google TV Series 4K X80K 65 inch

    $698$1,000Save $302

Tablets and technology

  • Amazon Fire HD 8 tablet

    $100

  • Lenovo 2022 Newest Ideapad 3 laptop

    $377$959Save $582

  • 2022 Apple iPad 10.9 inch

    $448

  • Lenovo IdeaPad 1 14 laptop

    $195$300Save $105

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