Amazon Device Buyer’s Guide

Listed below are discounted prices you can expect for electronics made by Amazon. All prices are based on historical sales, such as Prime Day and Black Friday sales, with the "Great" price usually being the lowest price the device has ever been in the past. The release history for each device is listed to help determine if a particular model has been updated recently and the likelyhood of a new version being released.

Fire TV

The 3rd generation Fire TV will be released on October 25, 2017.
  • Regular Price$69.99
  • Okay Price$64.99
  • Good Price$59.99
  • Great Price$54.99

Price Reasoning

The 3rd generation Fire TV has never been on sale. The above prices are simply listed in $5 incriemnts until the first sale gives us a better idea of what kind of discounts we can expect. For reference, the 2nd generation Fire TV had a retail price of $89.99 and reached an all time low sale price of $69.99 once during Prime Day in 2016.

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Fire TV Stick

  • Regular Price$39.99
  • Okay Price$34.99
  • Good Price$29.99
  • Great Price$24.99

Price Reasoning

The lowest price the current generation Amazon Fire TV Stick has ever been is $29.99 which occured during Black Friday in 2016. That would normally make the "Great" price $29.99, but the previous generation Fire TV Stick, which also had a regular price of $39.99, had an all time low price of $24.99 so it's plausible that the current generation Fire TV Stick will also be offered for $24.99 later in its life cycle.

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Fire TV Edition Televisions

Fire TV Edition televisions come in both Westinghouse and Element branding, but both brands are identical because they are both made by the same parent company. The features and specs of the different screen sizes are also identical to each other, so the only thing to consider when buying is the screen size you want and price.
  • Regular Price$449.99 (43")
    $549.99 (50")
    $649.99 (55")
    $899.99 (65")
  • Okay Price$399.99 (43")
    $499.99 (50")
    $599.99 (55")
    $799.99 (65")
  • Good Price$349.99 (43")
    $399.99 (50")
    $499.99 (55")
    $699.99 (65")
  • Great Price$299.99 (43")
    $349.99 (50")
    $399.99 (55")
    $599.99 (65")

Price Reasoning

Pricing is difficult to predict for the Amazon Fire TV Edition televisions because they are still very new devices. Only one of the sizes has ever gone on sale, which is when Amazon offered the 55" Element television for $399.99 during Prime Day in 2017. That sale was a "Door Buster" deal that sold out in less than 4 hours, so it's not a deal you should expect to come around often. Regardless, it's the only sale price there is to go off of, so all prices listed use that sale as a base.

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Fire 7 Tablet

  • Regular Price$49.99
  • Okay Price$39.99
  • Good Price$34.99
  • Great Price$29.99

Price Reasoning

The lowest price the current generation Fire Tablet has ever been is when it was $29.99 during Prime Day in 2017. On that day Amazon also offered a 3 pack of Fire Tablets for $79.97.

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Fire 7 Kids Edition Tablet

The Fire 7 Kids Edition Tablet is the exact same model as the Fire 7 Tablet above. For the extra money you get a 2 year worry-free replacement guarantee, a kid-proof case, no lock screen ads, and a 1 year Amazon FreeTime Unlimited subscription.
  • Regular Price$99.99
  • Okay Price$89.99
  • Good Price$79.99
  • Great Price$69.99

Price Reasoning

The lowest price the current generation Fire Tablet Kids Edition has ever been is when it was $69.99 during Prime Day in 2017. On that day Amazon also offered a 2 pack of Kids Edition Fire Tablets for $119.98.

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Fire HD 8 Tablet

  • Regular Price$79.99
  • Okay Price$69.99
  • Good Price$59.99
  • Great Price$49.99

Price Reasoning

The lowest price the current generation Fire HD 8 Tablet has ever been is when it was $49.99 during Prime Day in 2017. On that day Amazon also offered a 3 pack of Fire HD 8 Tablets for $119.97.

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365
Released October 2013 (HD 7)
 
383
Released September 2012 (HD 7)
 

Fire HD 8
Kids Edition Tablet

The Fire HD 8 Kids Edition Tablet is the exact same model as the Fire HD 8 Tablet above. For the extra money you get a 2 year worry-free replacement guarantee, a kid-proof case, no lock screen ads, and a 1 year Amazon FreeTime Unlimited subscription.
  • Regular Price$129.99
  • Okay Price$109.99
  • Good Price$99.99
  • Great Price$89.99

Price Reasoning

The lowest price the current generation Fire HD 8 Kids Edition has ever been is when it was $89.99 during Prime Day in 2017. On that day Amazon also offered a 2 pack of Kids Edition Fire Tablets for $149.98.

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Fire HD 10 Tablet

  • Regular Price$149.99
  • Okay Price$145.99
  • Good Price$139.99
  • Great Price$135.99

Price Reasoning

The new Fire HD 10 tablet has never been on sale, so the above prices are placeholders. Once it has its first sale, we'll get a better idea of what type of discounts we can expect.

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Amazon Echo

  • Regular Price$99.99 (Fabric)

    $119.99 (Other)
  • Okay Price$94.99 (Fabric)

    $114.99 (Other)
  • Good Price$84.99 (Fabric)

    $104.99 (Other)
  • Great Price$79.99 (Fabric)

    $99.99 (Other)

Price Reasoning

The 2nd generation Amazon Echo has never been on sale. The above prices are based on the only discount it has ever had, which is $50 off of a 3 pack using promo code ECHO3PACK.

Amazon Echo Dot

You can often save $20 when ordering 3 Echo Dots using promo code DOT3PACK or save $50 when ordering 6 using promo code DOT6PACK.
  • Regular Price$49.99
  • Okay Price$44.99
  • Good Price$39.99
  • Great Price$34.99

Price Reasoning

The lowest price the Echo Dot has ever been is $34.99 which was during Prime Day in 2017. It was $39.99 during Black Friday in 2016.

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Amazon Echo Plus

  • Regular Price$149.99
  • Okay Price$144.99
  • Good Price$139.99
  • Great Price$134.99

Price Reasoning

The Echo Plus has never been on sale, so the above prices are placeholders until it has its first sale which will give us a better idea of the discounts wecan expect

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Amazon Echo Spark

  • Regular Price$129.99
  • Okay Price$124.99
  • Good Price$119.99
  • Great Price$114.99

Price Reasoning

The Echo Spark has never been on sale, so the above prices are placeholders until it has its first sale which will give us a better idea of the discounts wecan expect

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Amazon Echo Show

Amazon often offers $100 off the Echo Show using promocode SHOW2PACK if you purchased 2 units.
  • Regular Price$229.99
  • Okay Price$209.99
  • Good Price$199.99
  • Great Price$179.99

Price Reasoning

The Amazon Echo Show has only been on sale once, which was when it was $199.99 in October 2017. Other then that, the promo code SHOW2PACK that takes $100 off of two units is the only other discount that has occured.

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Amazon Echo Look

The Echo Look has never been on sale.
  • Regular Price$199.99
  • Okay Price$194.99
  • Good Price$189.99
  • Great Price$184.99

Price Reasoning

The Echo Look has never been on sale so the prices listed are placeholders.

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Amazon Tap

  • Regular Price$129.99
  • Okay Price$99.99
  • Good Price$89.99
  • Great Price$79.99

Price Reasoning

The lowest price the Amazon Tap has ever been is $79.99 which was during Prime Day in 2017 and 2016.

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Amazon Kindle

  • Regular Price$79.99
  • Okay Price$69.99
  • Good Price$59.99
  • Great Price$49.99

Price Reasoning

The lowest price the Kindle has ever been is $49.99 which occured during Prime Day in 2017, 2016, and Black Friday in 2016.

Amazon Kindle for Kids

The Kindle for Kids edition is the exact same model as the regular Kindle above. For the extra money you get no sponsored screensaver ads, a cover, and a 2-year worry-free guarantee.
  • Regular Price$99.99
  • Okay Price$89.99
  • Good Price$79.99
  • Great Price$69.99

Price Reasoning

The lowest price the Kindle for Kids has ever been is $69.99 which occured during Prime Day in 2017.

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644
Released October 2014
 

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite

  • Regular Price$119.99
  • Okay Price$109.99
  • Good Price$99.99
  • Great Price$89.99

Price Reasoning

The lowest price the Kindle Paperwhite has ever been is $89.99 which occured during Prime Day in 2017. It was $99.99 during Black Friday in 2016.

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Amazon Kindle Voyage

  • Regular Price$199.99
  • Okay Price$179.99
  • Good Price$169.99
  • Great Price$149.99

Price Reasoning

The lowest price the Kindle Voyage has ever been is $149.99 which occured during Prime Day in 2017. It was $169.99 during Black Friday in 2016.

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Amazon Kindle Oasis

  • Regular Price$249.99
  • Okay Price$239.99
  • Good Price$229.99
  • Great Price$199.99

Price Reasoning

The only time the Kindle Oasis has ever been on sale is when the cellular 1st-generation version was discounted by $50 on Prime Day in 2017. The 2nd-generation Oasis has never been on sale, nor has any WiFi-only version, so the prices are based on a potential $50 discount, to replicate the 1st-gen sale.

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