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The best tech deals under $20 still available on Amazon for October Prime Day

Amazon's Prime Early Access Sale (aka October Prime Day 2022 or Prime Day 2) offered Prime subscribers access to Black Friday-level deals weeks in advance. ZDNET rounded up the best deals under $20 on Amazon.
Written by Allison Murray, Staff Writer on

It's never too late to start thinking about holiday shopping -- and if you're looking to spend less this season, Amazon's Prime Early Access Sale had steep discounts on pretty much any gift. Prime Day October 2022 took place on Tuesday, Oct. 11, and Wednesday, Oct.12. Here are the best deals still available.

Also: All the best 'Amazon Prime Early Access Sale' deals

If you're shopping on a budget, Amazon has some of the best deals under $20. Whether you're looking for chargers or earbuds, we've compiled a list of items with a price tag of $20 or less. At the top, we start with the best ones, and further down the page we detail other amazing cheap finds and top $20 deals happening at other retailers.

Also: The best 'Amazon Prime Early Access Sale' deals

The best deals under $20 still available on Amazon for October Prime Day

The top deals are below, but we've listed additional Amazon deals worth checking out further down the page, and we've highlighted other great finds at non-Amazon retailers, such as Target and Best Buy, too. 

THERE ARE SEVERAL MORE DEALS UNDER $20 BELOW.

  • Current price: $19.99
  • Original price: $29.99

Save 33% on this portable speaker that comes in four color options and utilizes Bluetooth 5.0 technology to connect to a device up to 100 feet away. It's also rated IPX5, meaning it is splashproof, so you can take it to the lake or pool. 

A battery life of 10 hours will give you plenty of play time, and since it weighs less than 8 ounces, you can take it (and your music) with you anywhere.

  • Current price: $9.59
  • Original price: $19.99

This wireless mouse by Tecknet has more than 46,000 reviews with an average of 4.5 stars, and you can still get it for 52% off. It comes in seven different color options and has five adjustable DPI levels (2600-2000-1600-1200-800), so you can choose the cursor speed that's right for you. 

The mouse has up to 24 months of battery life and an included battery indicator, so you'll know when it's running low. It also has an ergonomic design and is lightweight, so you can bring it with you wherever you are working. 

More October Prime Day 2022 deals under $20 still available at Amazon

Here are the remaining Amazon Prime Early Access Sale deals we could find under $20:

Best deals under $20 still available not at Amazon

Target, Walmart, and other retailers ran competing sales at the same time as Amazon Prime Early Access Sale. ZDNET kept an eye on those sales and here are the noteworthy deals still available.

How did we choose these Amazon Prime Early Access Sale deals?

We chose these deals under $20 based on how much the product was marked down, whether it has good ratings and reviews on Amazon, and by using established price comparison tools and trackers to determine whether a deal is actually on sale and how frequently a product drops in price.

What does Prime Early Access mean?

Think of Amazon's Prime Early Access Sale as a Prime Day part two. The sale event took place just a little over a month before the big Black Friday sales events in November, so now's the time to shop for the holidays early.

Also: Prime Day 2: What is Amazon's Prime Early Access Sale?

When does Prime Early Access end?

The Prime Early Access sales event is over, but there are still some deals to be had!

Also: Amazon Prime Day 2 sale will take place Oct. 11 and 12

What are the latest Amazon Prime Early Access Sale ('October Prime Day') deals?

Check out ZDNET's past live-blog coverage of the latest October Prime Day deals below. We were covering the 48-hour sale in real-time to deliver you the highlights as we found them. 

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