Best 2017 Prime Day Deals for Cord Cutters and Tech Lovers

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. No, Christmas hasn’t moved to July, but it might as well have. It’s Amazon Prime Day — the annual day where Amazon offers its best deals of the year for Prime members (if you don’t have a membership, you can get a free 30-day trial here). The deals are already starting to roll out, and they’ll keep coming until Prime day ends July 11 at 11:59 pm PST (July 12 2:59 am ET).

Of course, there are literally thousands upon thousands of deals that will be popping up all day long, and sorting through them all to find what you’re interested in can be a hassle. Since we cover the streaming video and entertainment industry, we decided to scour all of the Prime Day deals for the best sales for cord cutters and tech lovers. We’ll be updating this list of Prime Day deals all throughout the event, so make sure to check back often. And don’t forget, these deals are only for Prime members, so if you aren’t yet a member, you can sign up for a free 30-day trial here to access all of the deals and enjoy the benefits of being a Prime member (free 2-day shipping, access to Amazon Prime’s streaming video and music services, and more).

1. 55-inch Element 4K UHD Amazon Fire TV – $399.99 (you save $250)

This all-new smart TV from Element comes with Amazon Fire TV integrated right into the television set. That means you don’t need to buy a separate streaming device. The Fire TV will let you play just about all of your favorite streaming apps, like Netflix, Hulu, DIRECTV NOW, Sling TV, HBO NOW, and a whole lot more.

2. Samsung Electronics Surround Soundbar Home Speaker Black 4 Series – $197.99

This soundbar home audio setup is perfect for getting the best sound from your TV viewing experience. It has deep, strong bass for a full theater sound, and you can connect your Bluetooth-enabled devices to it.

3. Echo Dot (2nd Gen) – $34.99 (regularly $49.99)

This hands-free, voice-controlled device is like a hub for your smart home. You can use it to play music, make phone calls, listen to the news, listen to audiobooks, send messages, control other smart home devices, and a whole lot more. $34.99 is a great price for this popular device.

4. Fire 7 Tablet w/ Alexa, 8 GB – $29.99 (regularly $49.99)

If you’re looking for a great deal on a compact tablet, this one is hard to beat. The Fire tablet is a best seller, and this one is thinner, lighter, and has a better battery than its predecessors. Great for streaming on the go, reading eBooks, and more.

5. Sony XB950B1 Extra Bass Wireless Headphones – $98 (you save $100)

I love the convenience of wireless headphones, and these Sony over-ear Bluetooth headphones are excellent. They have powerful bass, and are great for listening to music, watching shows on your mobile devices, taking calls, and more. It has 18 hours of battery life, which is highly impressive.


Remember, we’ll keep updating this list as new Prime Day deals are rolled out. What are some of the best Prime Day deals you’ve seen for cord cutters and tech lovers?