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The best Amazon Prime Day deals under $50

The best Amazon Prime Day deals under $50

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From smart speakers to gaming accessories, we’ve found a range of products that are on sale for less than $50 right now

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The fourth-gen Echo Dot sitting on a table.
For a limited time, you can buy the fourth-gen Echo Dot with two smart bulbs for just $24.99.
Image: Dan Seifert / The Verge

Amazon’s ongoing Prime Early Access Sale is a great opportunity to take advantage of steep discounts on a range of popular gadgets. These include items like Amazon’s Fire TV Omni and Apple’s new AirPods Pro, the latter of which launched less than two weeks ago. That said, many of us wouldn’t consider a $223.24 pair of earbuds to be affordable, even if they are discounted. Thankfully, there are plenty of products currently on sale on Amazon for less than $50, ranging from smart speakers and location trackers to gaming mice.

Here, we’ve compiled a list of the top tech deals you can buy for less than $50 so you can truly save money in the run-up to Black Friday and Cyber Monday. And if you don’t mind spending a little extra — or if you want to spend less, in some cases — you can also check out our all-encompassing guide to the best deals from Amazon’s Prime Early Access Sale.

The best deals from Amazon’s Prime Early Access Sale under $50


The best smart home deals under $50

$10

This puck-like Echo Dot is the third generation of Amazon’s smart speaker. It offers better sound than its predecessor, a compact design, and all the smarts that come with owning an Alexa device.

$42

Developed in partnership with Resideo, the Amazon Smart Thermostat allows you to control the temperature of your home through Alexa voice controls and remotely via an app.

  • You can also buy the third-gen Echo Dot with a month of Amazon Music Unlimited for $9.98 ($39 off). While its sound quality isn’t as great as that of the fourth-gen Dot, the puck-like speaker still sounds decent and can be used to perform various Alexa-enabled tasks. Read our review.
  • Amazon’s Smart Thermostat is currently on sale for $41.99 ($18 off). This excellent smart thermostat is capable of learning and adapting to your habits, though be aware that it doesn’t integrate with voice assistants beyond Alexa. Read our review.
  • The MyQ smart garage controller is on sale for $16.98 instead of $29.99. This connects wirelessly to your garage door opener to let you control it from your phone. It also works with Amazon Key In-Garage Delivery to have packages delivered inside your garage.
  • Amazon is selling Kasa’s Smart Plug Power Strip HS300, which comes with six outlets and three USB ports, for $44.99 instead of $79.99. The strip is compatible with both Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant; it also sports additional features like energy monitoring.
  • For some outdoor smart lighting, you can buy these Govee Smart Outdoor String Lights for $27.99 instead of $42. The white LED bulbs are IP65-rated and work with Amazon Alexa.
  • Kasa’s Outdoor Smart Dimmer Plug is an outdoor plug that dims and can be used to power outside lighting, like holiday lights. It’s currently selling for $17.99 instead of $29.99. Like Kasa’s aforementioned power strip, it works with both Alexa and Google Assistant.
  • You can also score a 50 percent discount on the Amazon Smart Plug, which is selling for $12.99. Be aware, though, it’s only compatible with Alexa-enabled devices and can only be used indoors.
  • The 1100-lumen Wyze Bulb Color is compatible with both Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. Right now, the smart A19 bulb is on sale for $10.99 instead of $15.98.
  • The Amazon Smart Air Quality Monitor is $48.99 instead $70. It’s not an Echo device, but if you pair it with one, the Echo speaker can announce your air quality alert. Since we reviewed it, your smart air purifier or thermostat can now also turn on when the device senses a drop in air quality and more.

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The best gaming deals under $50

8BitDo Pro 2

$5020% off
$40

The 8BitDo Pro 2 offers many of the same features as the Nintendo Pro Controller but at a lower price point. It features extra triggers, hand grips, remappable buttons, and back paddles and can pair with Windows, macOS, and mobile devices via Bluetooth.

$42

Razer’s Switch-like controller is designed for mobile gaming and cloud-based gaming services.

Charging deals under $50

$10

This USB-C cable supports up to 100W of power output and 480Mbps data transfer speeds via USB 2.0. The built-in power meter also automatically shows the current power draw in watts.

Miscellaneous deals under $50

Jabra Elite 3

$8038% off
$50

Jabra’s Elite 3 earbuds have a refreshed design that’s more stylish than the company’s past earbuds. While they don’t have many frills or extra features, they fare well in the key areas of sound quality, comfort, and battery life.