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The best Amazon deals: Save big on laptops, headphones, tablets, and more

ZDNET's top Amazon tech deals will help you save on everything from earbuds to laptops. Here are the best sales we've found this month.
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Amazon has everything from A to Z, as its name and logo imply. The retailer, now one of the largest and most well-known worldwide, is a platform to find vendors touting everything from PCs to smart home products and gaming accessories. 

You'll find the likes of Walmart, Best Buy, and Target competing heavily with Amazon in the US. However, if Amazon -- and its generally speedy delivery service -- is your first point of contact for your electronics needs, we've got you covered.

The best deals are usually during flash sales and events such as Amazon Prime Day and Black Friday. But this doesn't mean you can't find some great discounts during the rest of the year. Below, you will find our top picks for products including smartwatches, smartphones, laptops, TVs, and kitchen appliances for sale on Amazon right now.

The best Amazon tech deals

iPad Air 5th gen
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  • Current price: $649
  • Original price: $749

If you buy the iPad Air in blue or gray, you can save $100 off the typical purchase price. Apple's iPad range is rarely on sale and so with this discount, we've taken note of the deal as one of the best currently available on Amazon.

This 5th-generation iPad Air is equipped with an M1 chip, a 10.9-inch Liquid Retina Display, 256GB SSD storage, and Wi-Fi connectivity.

Alternatively, you can save $50 if you purchase this iPad in Starlight, pink, or purple. Wi-Fi and cellular models, too, are an option, and you can enjoy a $50 discount on the typical $899 RRP.

  • Current price: $189
  • Original price: $249

Equipped with Apple's H2 chip, its second iteration of the popular Pro model packs advanced ANC and transparency mode that perfectly filters surrounding sound and content playback. 

Along with the buds themselves, the case also received an upgrade, now allowing users to ping the case using iPhone's Find My feature. Usually $249, the coveted Apple accessory is now only $189. And in our opinion, they're worth every penny.

  • Current price: $799
  • Original price: $999

While the Google Pixel 8 Pro is not Google's premium flagship device -- as that honorific belongs to the Pixel Fold -- ZDNET considers this device one of the best smartphones currently on the market. 

Now available with a $200 discount, this is a great smartphone if you're looking for advanced AI and camera capabilities.

  • Current price: $190
  • Original price: $290

If you're looking for a work-ready, convertible device you can use as either a laptop or tablet, the Acer Chromebook Spin 311 could be the perfect product for you. This laptop comes equipped with an Intel Celeron N4020 processor, 4GB RAM, 32GB eMMC storage, and an 11.6-inch HD touchscreen. 

You can save $100 in Amazon's current promotion, bringing the cost down from $290 to $190.

  • Current price: $205
  • Original price: $275

If you're on the hunt for an affordable robot vacuum as an important part of your smart home setup, we have found a great deal on a Roomba. You can save $70 on an iRobot Roomba 694 model, set with Wi-Fi connectivity, Alexa compatibility, self-charging functions, and the option to create custom cleaning schedules. 

  • Current price: $500
  • Original price: $870

Another deal we've spotted for a robot vacuum is for the Roborock Q7 Max+. If you're looking for a more advanced home cleaning assistant, consider the $370 discount on this model, which comes with a vacuum and mop, self-emptying dock, and 4200pa suction.

  • Current price: $170
  • Original price: $230

Another great deal we've found at Amazon is for a smart TV. You can save $60 on the already-affordable TCL model, which is equipped with a 40-inch Full HD display, LED backlighting, gaming modes, and the Roku TV operating system.

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How did we choose these Amazon deals?

Amazon has countless products. Finding the best deals takes time and effort -- but it's difficult to spend all our time doing so while we juggle our busy schedules and responsibilities. To streamline the process and to provide you with the best options, we focused on:

  • Variety: Tech can encompass everything from smart kitchen appliances to smartphones, and so while compiling this list, we wanted to ensure we provided you with a range of products across different departments. 
  • Cost: At ZDNET, we provide deals that have true value for money. Discounts can vary depending on the original price of a product, but whether the discount is $30 or $300, the deals we showcase will be worthwhile. 
  • Use cases: While deciding on our favorite Amazon deals, we wanted to consider different purposes and use cases. For example, we understand you may be looking for a cheap laptop for work or daily use, or you might be hoping for a great deal on a new kitchen appliance. 
  • Events: When there are noteworthy events, such as Amazon Prime Day and Black Friday, we will update these deals to reflect the short-term savings and Lightning deals you can take advantage of. 

What are the best things to buy on Amazon?

Amazon is a great place to find pretty much everything from groceries to tech and other consumer goods. A Prime or Prime student membership can further save you money on shipping costs and via exclusive member deals. 

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