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The 30 best deals available on Amazon right now

As we start the new year, Amazon is dropping great deals. Shop deals and score big savings on top tech items.
Written by Rebecca Isaacs, Staff Writer on

The holidays are over, but the great news is that if you're seeking tech upgrades for your home right now, the new 2023 year brings some great deals that are sure to catch your eye. Whether you're looking for a new laptop or just a great pair of earbuds, you can find a great deal on an item and skip the shopping lines.

Amazon is notorious for having everything from A to Z (it's even in the logo), so there are hundreds of thousands of products, even on the tech side of the online retailer. We found the best Amazon deals overall as well as the best deals by category: TVs, tablets, headphones, speakers, and monitors. Scroll down to check out each category.

As a heads up, we try to show the most accurate pricing, and while some of these deals last, others are flash deals. Add anything you like to your cart soon because sometimes the deals don't last.       

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Here, you'll find our picks for the best Amazon deals.

  • Current price: $35
  • Original price: $50

This easy-to-use streaming remote offers compatibility with HD TVs and 4K UHD TVs. It is easy to set up and has support for Dolby Vision, HDR, and HDR10+ to create a home theater experience. Because it's integrated into the Alexa smart home, you can use voice commands to check the weather, live camera feeds, stream music, and so much more.

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  • Current price: $20
  • Original price: $40

This Logitech mouse weighs only 4.8 ounces, so you won't have to worry about your wrist aching from a heavy mouse. Plus, it comes in four different colors and features six different programmable buttons for all your gaming needs. Keep in mind this mouse is wired, but for only $20, this 50% off deal is a steal on a brand-name mouse.

  • Current Price: $84
  • Original Price: $130

Looking to add a security camera to your front door? The Arlo Essential Spotlight camera sports a wire-free design, two-way audio, and night vision -- and right now, it's 35% off. The camera includes a trial for the Arlo Secure subscription that offers 30-day storage for all recordings.

  • Current Price: $438
  • Original Price: $660

This 15.6-inch laptop from HP will bring 256GB SSD storage, an Intel core I5 processor, and 8BG RAM to the table, making it great for educational or work purposes. The sustainable design also features a micro-edge display to give you a Full HD screen.

  • Current price: $335
  • Original price: $430

One of the latest IdeaPads from Lenovo has dropped by 24%. The Chromebook lasts up to ten hours when charged, and it offers a 13-inch touchscreen, making it great for tablet work and PC tasks. You can use it for schoolwork or while traveling with 8GB of speedy RAM.

The lowest price we've seen is $270.

  • Current Price: $280
  • Original Price: $400

Looking to upgrade your router? The eero mesh Wi-Fi system offers Wi-Fi 6 support for extra security across your home network. It can handle up to 1GB of speed, and it's easy to set up within minutes. Get the two-pack and enjoy a seamless connection for over 75 devices and up to 3,500 square foot coverage.

  • Current Price: $35
  • Original Price: $50

The upgraded Echo Dot features improved speakers for listening to your podcasts and music, and more. Use it as a stepping stone to connect other smart home products including lights, cameras, and appliances. 

  • Current Price: $120
  • Original Price: $180

I use a plethora of different smart home systems in my apartment -- and the Philip Hue Ambiance Lightstrip is one of the coolest features in my living room. The lightstrip adds great ambiance with millions of available colors. 

My personal favorite feature is that I can attach it behind my TV or behind my desk to provide extra lighting. You can shave even more off the $120 savings with a 15% coupon found on the page.

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How did we choose these Amazon deals?

At ZDNET, we're seasoned veterans when it comes to scouting for deals. We combed through hundreds of deals, closely checking prices, reviews, and our personal experiences with our selection. Everything you see on here -- with the exception of a few major companies like Apple -- is at least 20% off, and it's a real deal, meaning we didn't include anything that was price gouged on this list.

If we've reviewed the product, we've included the review so you can make the best decision for your lifestyle, too. And of course, anything on this list we stand by as a quality product -- and a truly great deal.

Will Amazon host another Prime sale?

The Prime event in summer 2022 and the October 2022 shattered records for the online retainer. As such, we fully expect it to host the savings extravaganza again at some point in the future. In the meantime, we'll totally keep our eyes and ears peeled to give you updates when we know more.

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