Amazon Device Buyer’s Guide

Below are are discounted prices for Amazon devices, based on past sales, that will help you guage how good of a deal you can get. Also listed are release dates for different models to guage when a new model might be released.

Last Updated: March 21, 2019

Fire TV Stick 4K

  • Regular Price$49.99
  • Okay Price$44.99
  • Good Price$39.99
  • Great Price$34.99

Price Reasoning

The lowest price the Fire TV Stick 4K has ever been on Amazon is $34.99, which occured during Black Friday 2018. Target, QVC, and DailySteals have all sold it for $30, but those sales were very limited and short.

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Fire TV Stick

  • Regular Price$39.99
  • Okay Price$29.99
  • Good Price$24.99
  • Great Price$19.99

Price Reasoning

The lowest price the Amazon Fire TV Stick has ever been on Amazon is $19.99, which occurred during Prime Day 2018, but that was with the old voice remote. The new bundle with the new voice remote (that has power/volume buttons) has never been on sale.

Fire TV Cube

  • Regular Price$119.99
  • Okay Price$79.99
  • Good Price$69.99
  • Great Price$59.99

Price Reasoning

The lowest price the Fire TV Cube with the new remote (that has power/volume buttons) has ever been on Amazon is $59.99, which occured during Black Friday 2018.

Fire TV Recast

  • Regular Price$229.99 (½TB)
    $279.99 (1TB)
  • Okay Price$199.99 (½TB)
    $239.99 (1TB)
  • Good Price$189.99 (½TB)
    $229.99 (1TB)
  • Great Price$179.99 (½TB)
    $219.99 (1TB)

Price Reasoning

The lowest price the Fire TV Recast has ever been is $179.99 for the 500GB model and $219.99 for the 1TB model, which occured during Black Friday 2018.

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Amazon Echo

  • Regular Price$99.99
  • Okay Price$89.99
  • Good Price$79.99
  • Great Price$69.99

Price Reasoning

The lowest price the current generation Amazon Echo has ever been is $69.00, which occured during Black Friday in 2018.

Amazon Echo Dot

  • Regular Price$49.99
  • Okay Price$34.99
  • Good Price$29.99
  • Great Price$24.99

Price Reasoning

The lowest price the 3rd-gen Echo Dot has ever been on Amazon is $24.00, which occured during Black Friday 2018. It has been a little lower thourgh Target and DailySteals during very limited and short sales.

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Amazon Echo Plus

  • Regular Price$149.99
  • Okay Price$129.99
  • Good Price$119.99
  • Great Price$109.99

Price Reasoning

The lowest price the Echo Plus has ever been is $109.99 during Black Friday 2018.

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Amazon Echo Sub

  • Regular Price$129.99
  • Okay Price$119.99
  • Good Price$109.99
  • Great Price$99.99

Price Reasoning

The Echo Sub has never been on sale. These prices are placeholders until the first sale gives us an idea of what prices to expect.

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Amazon Echo Show

  • Regular Price$229.99
  • Okay Price$199.99
  • Good Price$189.99
  • Great Price$179.99

Price Reasoning

The lowest price the Echo Show has ever been on Amazon is $179.99 during Black Friday 2018.

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Amazon Echo Spot

  • Regular Price$129.99
  • Okay Price$109.99
  • Good Price$99.99
  • Great Price$89.99

Price Reasoning

The lowest price the Echo Spot has ever been is $89.99, which occurred during Black Friday 2018.

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Amazon Cloud Cam

Amazon often offers $40 off when buying 2 using promo code 2CLOUDCAM, and $70 off when buying 3 using promo code 3CLOUDCAM.
  • Regular Price$119.99
  • Okay Price$99.99
  • Good Price$79.99
  • Great Price$59.99

Price Reasoning

The lowest price the Amazon Cloud Cam has been was when it was $59.99 during Prime Day 2018. Prior to that, it was $89.99 during a sale in December of 2017 and $99.99 during Black Friday in 2017.

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Amazon Smart Plug

  • Regular Price$24.99
  • Okay Price$22.99
  • Good Price$19.99
  • Great Price$14.99

Price Reasoning

The lowest price the Amazon Smart Plug has ever been is $14.99, which occured in February 2019. Amazon has also offered it for $10 when purchased with an Echo device.

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Amazon Echo Buttons

Echo buttons are sold in a 2 pack.
  • Regular Price$19.99
  • Okay Price$16.99
  • Good Price$14.99
  • Great Price$13.99

Price Reasoning

The lowest price the Echo Buttons have ever been is $13.99 for a 2-pack during Black Friday 2018.

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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 2018, Black Friday 2017, and Prime Day 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 2018, Prime Day 2017, and Black Friday 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 Fire HD 8 tablet has ever been is $49.99 during Black Friday 2018.

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Released October 10, 2013 (HD 7)
 
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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$119.99
  • Good Price$109.99
  • Great Price$99.99

Price Reasoning

The current generation Fire HD 8 tablet has only been on sale once for $99.99 at the end of October 2018. For reference, the lowest price that the previous generation Fire HD 8 Kids Edition had ever been was $89.99 during Prime Day 2018, Black Friday 2017, and Prime Day 2017. Amazon had also offered a 2 pack of previous generation kids 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 on Amazon is $99.99 during Black Friday 29018, Prime Day 2018, and Black Friday 2017.

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Fire HD 10
Kids Edition Tablet

The Fire HD 10 Kids Edition Tablet is the exact same model as the Fire HD 10 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$199.99
  • Okay Price$179.99
  • Good Price$169.99
  • Great Price$159.99

Price Reasoning

The Fire HD 10 Kids Edition tablet has only been on sale once for $159.99 at the end of October 2018. Amazon did offer an introductory discount of $100 when purchasing two Fire HD 10 Kids Edition tablets for a total of $299.98. The deal prices listed are theoretical prices based on the introductory bundle offer, as well as sales that have occurred for the Fire 7 Kids Edition and the Fire HD 8 kids edition.

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Amazon Kindle

  • Regular Price$89.99
  • Okay Price$79.99
  • Good Price$69.99
  • Great Price$59.99

Price Reasoning

The current Kindle has never been on sale. For reference, the lowest price the previous Kindle model had ever been was $49.99, but keep in mind that it had a retail price that was already $10 less than the new Kindle.

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite

  • Regular Price$129.99
  • Okay Price$124.99
  • Good Price$119.99
  • Great Price$109.99

Price Reasoning

The new Kindle Paperwhite has never been on sale. For reference, the previous model was $79.99 during Prime Day 2018, but that is not a realistic price for the new model at this time.

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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 current generation Kindle Oasis has ever been on sale is when it was $199.99 for one day only in July '18, just prior to Prime Day. It did not go on sale during Prime Day 2018.

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