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.

  • 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 $49.99 during a one day only sale in December 2017. The only other sale is when it was $54.99.

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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. 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 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$349.99 (43")
    $399.99 (50")
    $499.99 (55")
    $849.99 (65")
  • Good Price$289.99 (43")
    $299.99 (50")
    $399.99 (55")
    $799.99 (65")
  • Great Price$249.49 (43")
    $254.99 (50")
    $339.99 (55")
    $764.99 (65")

Price Reasoning

The 50-inch and 55-inch Fire TV Edition televisions are the most likely sizes to go on sale. The lowest the 50-inch and 55-inch have been is $254.99 and $339.99 respectively. That occured in the very early morning hours of Black Friday 2017 and both sizes sold out. Those two sizes have also been $299.99 and $399.99 respectively a few times. The 43-inch size has oddly never dropped below $382.49, but theoretically it might drop as much as the 50-inch and 55-inch sizes have dropped. The 65-inch size has been as low as $764.99 but is the rarest to go on sale of all the sizes.

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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 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 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 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$124.99
  • Good Price$119.99
  • Great Price$114.99

Price Reasoning

The Echo Spot 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 we can 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$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 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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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 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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