Skipping Amazon Prime Day? Here are some great, non-Amazon deals


Everyone is getting amped-up for Amazon Prime Day, which goes for 36 hours this year starting on July 16. As with previous Prime Days, we can expect drastic discounts on all sorts of items, including smartphones, tablets, laptops, cameras, wearables, and more.

However, you might not be excited for Prime Day at all. Maybe you don’t have an Amazon Prime membership, or maybe you are boycotting due to the issues surrounding worker’s rights at the company. Whatever the reason, you shouldn’t be denied awesome deals on tech just because you’re not buying from Amazon.

That’s why we made this handy list for you: the best non-Amazon deals we could find for those of you skipping Amazon Prime Day. We’ll keep it updated throughout the week, so come back often to see what’s been added.

LAST UPDATE: July 14, 2018, at 10:21 A.M. EST

Smartphones

  • Google Pixel 2 XL — Save $100 on the factory-unlocked Pixel 2 XL from the Google Store. The 64GB model is now $749 and the 128GB model is now $849.
  • Huawei P20 Pro — Save $180 on the factory-unlocked Huawei P20 Pro from eBay. The 128GB model sells for $999, now only $720.
  • Samsung Galaxy S9 — Save $140 on a factory-unlocked Samsung Galaxy S9 (international version). The 64GB model sells for $720, now only $580. Won’t work on CDMA carriers.
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 8 — Save $425 on an open-box Galaxy Note 8. Will not work on Sprint. Usually sells for $950, get it from eBay for only $525.
  • Alcatel 3V — This unlocked smartphone is already a steal at its usual $150 price tag. But you can get it unlocked at Walmart now for $120, an awesome $30 off.

Tablets

  • iPad Air 2 — If you’re willing to go refurbished, eBay has the iPad Air 2 (16GB, Wi-Fi) for only $180, a full $320 off the list price of $500.
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 — Save $100 on the latest Samsung tablet (32GB, Wi-Fi) at Best Buy. Regularly $550, now only $450.
  • Lenovo Tab 10 — Older tablet, but has a big display. At this price, it’s perfect for a beater or kids tablet: $121, brand new.

Wearables

Computers

Cameras

  • Canon EOS Rebel T6 — Save $300 on a Canon DSLR camera bundle, including body, lens, and bag at Best Buy. Regularly $750, now only $450.

Entertainment

  • Google Chromecast Ultra — Save $15 on a Google Chromecast Ultra from the Google Store. Originally $69, now only $54.
  • Google Daydream View — Save $50 on a Google Daydream View from the Google Store. Originally $99, now only $49.
  • Harmony Ultimate w/ Hub — Save $60 on this powerful universal remote system from Best Buy. Originally $180, now $120.
  • Samsung 55-inch 4K TV — Save $100 on a new 4K television from Best Buy. Originally $600, now only $500
  • Samsung 65-inch curved 4K TV — Save a whopping $1,500 on this huge TV at Walmart. Originally $2,300, now only $800 (price shows in cart).
  • Xbox One S — Save $60 on the already low-priced Xbox One S at eBay. Was $250, now $190 (price shows up in cart).
  • New Nintendo 3DS XL — Save over $100 with this console and game bundle via eBay: 3DS console along with two games for only $189. Console itself is usually $199.
  • PlayStation 4 Slim w/ Extra Controller — This is the 1TB model, which usually retails for $300. This gets you an extra controller for $20, a slight savings.

Smart home

Did we miss anything? Have any other deals we should add to our list? Leave a comment below!


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