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Enjoy massive discounts on electronics - from televisions to Bluetooth speakers - during Amazon's Prime Day discounts. Image Credit: Shutterstock

It’s a great weekend to be an Amazon Prime member. With Prime Day discounts on July 23 and 24, you can pocket hundreds of Dirhams in savings across a whole slew of products. But we know you might be waiting for a price drop on some of the bigger, more expensive items on your shopping list – a television or a smartphone, for instance. We’ve got some great options for you! We scoured through Amazon to find the best electronics deals for Prime Day, and came up with a fantastic list. Get your favourite device delivered to you as early as tomorrow.

1. Samsung Smart 4K TV (55-Inch) 

Pros

  • Slim, sleek design
  • Good upscaling capabilities
  • Excellent operating system (OS) and features
  • Affordable price

Cons

  • Motion performance is unimpressive
  • Missing a few smart features

Immerse yourself in a Samsung television that brings you the best of dynamic Crystal ultra-high definition (UHD) color and detail. This affordable television has a slim, minimalistic design, with a thickness of just three centimetres. The Crystal Processor 4K effectively upscales lower resolution videos, improving their overall quality to the standards you are used to. And with a lower input lag than many other televisions in the same category, this Samsung television is perfect for video games, if you are a gamer. Get it while it’s discounted, and check out other 55-inch TV options, too! 

Bonus: Buy with 0% installments and pay Dh165.58 for 12 months with select banks. Book an in-home wall mounting service by a professional for Dh89.10.

Warranty: Amazon offers 1-year extended warranty for Dh114, 1-year accidental damage protection for Dh190, and 2-year damage protection with 1-year extended warranty for Dh242.

2. Apple AirPods Pro with MagSafe Charging Case (2021)

Pros

  • Impressive noise cancellation feature
  • Excellent audio quality
  • Functional design
  • IPX4 water-resistant rating
  • Useful portable charging case included

Cons

  • Very iOS-focused
  • No on-board volume controls

Apple’s third-generation Airpods have a brand-new design and plenty of upgrades. For one, its stem is shorter than the older models and it has a more contoured, comfortable fit. With its IPX4 rating, it’s sweat- and water-resistant, and makes for a good pick for the gym or a run. The Airpods detect when they’re in your ear, which makes pausing songs more accurate, and extends its battery life. And of course, the sound quality is unbeatable – a high-dynamic range amplifier improves audio and provides rich, consistent bass. It’s a great gadget to have, so get it while it’s discounted!

Bonus: Buy with 0% installments and pay Dh57.33 for 12 months with select banks.

Warranty: Amazon offers 1-year extended warranty for Dh40, and 2-year extended warranty for Dh66.

3. Acer Nitro 5 AN515 Gaming Notebook 

Pros

  • Excellent graphics performance
  • Loud, clear audio
  • Spacious, enjoyable keyboard
  • Lots of connectivity options, including Wi-Fi 6

Cons

  • Lacklustre design
  • Short battery life

If you’re looking for value for money, Acer Nitro 5 may be the perfect gaming laptop for you. The 15.6-inch Acer laptop combines a 10th-generation Intel Core i7 with a 4GB Nvidia GTX 1650 graphics chip, and 16GB of RAM. Gameplay is smooth and blur-free thanks to its 144Hz refresh rate and three-millisecond response time. The laptop incorporates CoolBoost technology to increase fan speed by 10 per cent and keep the device cool as you play intense games that push the frames to their max. And that’s not all – thrown in with the laptop is a free Acer accessory bundle, which includes a Nitro gaming mouse, Nitro gaming headset and Nitro mousepad. Now that’s a deal you shouldn’t resist! Check out other gaming laptops, too. 

Bonus: Buy with 0% installments and pay Dh280.08 for 12 months with select banks.

Warranty: Amazon offers 1-year extended warranty for Dh199, and 2-year extended warranty for Dh329.

4. Ecovacs Deebot Ozmo T8+ Robot Vacuum Cleaner 

Pros

  • Includes a self-emptying dustbin
  • Excellent obstacle detection
  • Intuitive mobile app
  • Works great with both tiled floors and carpets

Cons

  • Reviewers say the mopping function is not satisfactory

Robot vacuums became a whole lot smarter with Ecovacs Deebot Ozmo T8+. The device’s in-built TrueDetect 3D object avoidance technology uses laser beam projection to scan and find obstacles – even flat objects like charging cables and socks! It’s perfect for household with children and pets, where you might find more objects than usual ending up on the floor. The Deebot can simultaneously vacuum and mop to remove 99.26 per cent of bacteria on floors, and its self-emptying station can hold more than 30 loads from the mobile dust bag. So, it’s a hassle-free companion for daily clean-ups, and well worth purchasing, especially since it’s on sale! Check out other robot vacuums too. 

5. Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G Dual SIM Smartphone 

Pros

  • Dynamic 120Hz display
  • Smoother S Pen performance
  • Excellent battery life
  • Powerful 50x zoom camera and autofocus

Cons

  • Camera bump seems bulky
  • Curved display can be distracting

Are you a note-taker at work or university? This smartphone gives you a premium experience with its smooth S Pen (included) and large, 6.9-inch display with a dynamic 120Hz refresh rate. The stylus offers a fast nine-millisecond response time and feels like you’re writing on paper. The phone’s sharp, 108-megapixel camera is impressive, with its laser auto focus and incredible digital zoom. Its 8K video delivers cinematic footage, and you can be very comfortable watching your favourite streaming content on its large screen. The phone is designed to resist fingerprints on its body, and comes in three beautiful colours – black, bronze and white. Check out other smartphones.

Bonus: Buy with 0% installments and pay Dh248.83 for 12 months with select banks.

Warranty: Amazon offers 1-year extended warranty for Dh171, 1-year accidental damage protection for Dh285, and 2-year damage protection with 1-year extended warranty for Dh363.

6. Echo (4th generation) 

Pros

  • Easy-to-reach controls
  • Great audio quality relative to its size
  • Has privacy protection

Cons

  • Directional, shallow sound
  • Design may seem bulky

Let Alexa be your assistant – use the Echo for hands-free, voice-controlled commands for your daily routines. Now in Arabic, Alexa can also help you turn on lights and plugs, and adjust the thermostat. Sync her up with other devices and control your entire smart home with just your voice. The device has four mics so it hears you even in noisy environments. And when you’d rather not be heard, Echo comes with a ‘Microphone Off’ facility that gives you peace of mind and complete privacy. There are three colours to choose from, and you could also consider other smart speakers for your home. 

7. Kindle Paperwhite (8GB) 

Pros

  • Larger screen
  • IPX8 waterproof rating
  • Flush-front design
  • Excellent battery life

Cons

  • No immersion reading mode

Amazon’s Kindle Paperwhite, released last year, is bigger (6.8 inches) and better than ever before. It uses a 300 pixels per inch (ppi) glare-free display that’s 10 per cent brighter at its maximum setting, so you can read your favourite books in any light. Take the Paperwhite with you to the pool – its IPX8 rating means it’ll survive accidental immersion in to two metres of water for up to 60 minutes. The best part? Its battery lasts up to 10 weeks on a single charge, so you can just pick up where you left off without worrying about losing power. Discover other e-readers worth considering, too. 

Warranty: Manufacturer provides 1-year limited warranty.

8. Anker Soundcore 2 Portable Bluetooth Speaker 

Pros

  • IPX5 Water resistant
  • Excellent battery life
  • Affordable

Cons

  • May not be loud enough outdoors

Cost-effective and rugged, this Anker Soundcore 2 portable speaker is just what you need to upgrade your phone’s speaker without forking out too much. The device offers fantastic 24-hour battery life, a water-resistant build, and decent, amplified sound quality. It’ll survive splashes by the pool with its IPX5 water-resistant rating, and its lightweight, compact size means you can pop it into your bag without worrying about damaging it. You can also use the speaker to take calls and operate voice assistants like Google and Siri! For its affordable price, this Anker speaker has a lot to offer. Check out other Bluetooth speakers, as well. 

Warranty: Amazon offers 1-year extended warranty for Dh12, and 2-year extended warranty for Dh17.

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