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 Cube

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

Price Reasoning

When the Fire TV Cube was announced on June 7th 2018, Amazon offered Prime members a discounted introductory price of $89.99 if they pre-ordered by June 8th, 2018. Other than that introductory discount, the Fire TV Cube has never been on sale.

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  • Regular Price$69.99
  • Okay Price$59.99
  • Good Price$54.99
  • Great Price$49.99

Price Reasoning

The lowest price the 3rd generation Fire TV has ever been was when it was available once for $44.99 in March '18 for Prime members only. The lowest price it has been to the general public is $49.99.

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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 $24.99 which occured during Black Friday in 2017 and in March 2018. It is very unlikely that it will ever be lower than that price.

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Fire TV Edition Televisions

Fire TV Edition televisions are made by multiple manufacturers. Only the Toshiba sets have been announced for 2018 so far, but Insignia sets are also expected to be available soon. For 2017, Westinghouse and Element were the two brands making Fire TV Edition televsions.
  • Regular Price$330 (43")
    $400 (50")
    $480 (55")
  • Okay Price$320 (43")
    $380 (50")
    $440 (55")
  • Good Price$310 (43")
    $360 (50")
    $420 (55")
  • Great Price$300 (43")
    $350 (50")
    $400 (55")

Price Reasoning

The new 2nd-generation Fire TV Edition televisions released in 2018 have never been on sale, so it is unknown what kind of discounts one can expect to see. The prices listed in this buyers guide are placeholders.

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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 lowest price the current generation Amazon Echo has ever been is when it was $79.99 during Black Friday in 2017.

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$39.99
  • Good Price$34.99
  • Great Price$29.99

Price Reasoning

The lowest price the Echo Dot has ever been is $29.99 which was during Black Friday in 2017. It was also $34.99 during Prime Day in 2017.

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Amazon Echo Plus

  • Regular Price$149.99
  • Okay Price$139.99
  • Good Price$129.99
  • Great Price$119.99

Price Reasoning

The lowest price the Echo Plus has ever been is when it was $119.99 during Black Friday in 2017 and again in December of 2017.

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Amazon Echo Spot

  • Regular Price$129.99
  • Okay Price$119.99
  • Good Price$114.99
  • Great Price$103.99

Price Reasoning

The lowest price the Echo Spot has ever been is $103.99 when it was discounted in March '18 by 20% for one day only. Prior to that it was on sale once for $114.99.

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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$199.99
  • Good Price$179.99
  • Great Price$149.99

Price Reasoning

The lowest price the Echo Show has ever been was when it was $149.99 in December of 2017. It was also on sale for $179.99 during Black Friday in 2017.

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Amazon Echo Buttons

Echo buttons are sold in a 2 pack.
  • Regular Price$19.99
  • Okay Price$18.99
  • Good Price$16.99
  • Great Price$14.99

Price Reasoning

The only time Echo Buttons have been on sale was in April '18 when you could save $10 by purchasing 2 sets of 2, for a total of 4 buttons. A single set of 2 buttons has never been on sale.

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Amazon Echo Look

  • 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 Cloud Cam

Amazon often offers $40 off when buying 2 using promocode 2CLOUDCAM, and $70 off when buying 3 using promocode 3CLOUDCAM.
  • Regular Price$119.99
  • Okay Price$109.99
  • Good Price$99.99
  • Great Price$89.99

Price Reasoning

The lowest price the Amazon Cloud Cam has been was when it was $89.99 during a sale in December of 2017. The Cloud Cam was also $99.99 during Black Friday in 2017. The Amazon Key Kit which includes a Cloud Cam (Key Edition) and Smart Lock has been as low as $199.99 which occured during the Decemeber 2017 sale.

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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 7 Tablet has ever been is when it was $29.99 during Prime Day and Black Friday in 2017. Amazon has also offered a 3 pack of Fire 7 Tablets for as low as $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 7 Kids Edition Tablet has ever been is when it was $69.99 during Prime Day and Black Friday in 2017. Amazon has also offered a 2 pack of Fire 7 Kids Edition Tablets for as low as $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 and Black Friday in 2017. Amazon has also offered a 3 pack of Fire HD 8 Tablets for as low as $119.97.

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365
Released October 10, 2013 (HD 7)
 
383
Released September 09, 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 and Black Friday in 2017. Amazon has also offered a 2 pack of Fire HD 8 Kids Edition Tablets for as low as $149.98.

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Fire HD 10 Tablet

  • Regular Price$149.99
  • Okay Price$129.99
  • Good Price$119.99
  • Great Price$99.99

Price Reasoning

The lowest price the current generation Fire HD 10 has ever been was when it was $99.99 during Black Friday in 2017. The only other time it has been on sale is when it was $119.99 in December 2017.

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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 and Black Friday in 2017 and 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 and Black Friday in 2017.

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644
Released October 10, 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 and Black Friday 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 and didn't go on sale during Black Friday in 2017.

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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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