Massive Amazon holiday sale this week — here's the 29 deals I’d buy

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Amazon's Holiday sales have started and there are a ton of excellent items that are discounted right now. We're here to help you find the best deals. 

If you want to start or expand a smart home setup, I highly recommend picking up the Echo Dot with Clock for $39 at Amazon. It's a hands-free way to get you the weather, time, while also letting you control your smart home. Plus, it currently comes with a free Sengled Smart Color Bulb. You can also get the excellent TCL 55-inch Q6 QLED TV for just $349, which is $150 off. 

We've also added the Bose QuietComfort earbuds for the lowest price ever and the MacBook Air 15-inch for $200 off. Keep scrolling for more of the top Amazon deals right now. Plus, check out the holiday laptop deals I'd recommend.

Amazon Holiday sale — top deals

Adidas sale: deals from $10 @ AmazonPrice check: deals from $8 @ Adidas

Adidas sale: deals from $10 @ Amazon
The Adidas Store at Amazon is offering a wide variety of deals on men's/women's/children's sweat pants, hoodies, socks, and more. After discount, deals start as low as $10. Note that the Adidas Store is offering a sale for members (it's free to join) with similar prices on different styles.
Price check: deals from $8 @ Adidas

SanDisk 128GB Memory Card for Nintendo Switch: was $34 now $14 @ Amazon

SanDisk 128GB Memory Card for Nintendo Switch: was $34 now $14 @ Amazon
Add up to 128GB of additional space to your Switch. High-speed transfer rates up to 100MB/s ensure fast game loads. And with various games demanding a sizable chunk of storage space to install, this accessory has rapidly become essential for any Switch owner. 

Anker PowerCore Slim 10000: was $21 now $15 @ Amazon

Anker PowerCore Slim 10000: was $21 now $15 @ Amazon
The Anker PowerCore Slim 10000 is one of the best portable chargers you can buy. It's able to charge up your smartphone multiple times and the 10,000 mAh battery comes housed in rugged casing. The lack of USB-C output is a disappointment, but it's otherwise a travel essential. Click the on-page coupon to get this discount.

Roku Ultra: was $99 now $89 @ Amazon

Roku Ultra: was $99 now $89 @ Amazon
The best of the best Roku streaming devices can turn any regular TV or projector into a fully-functional smart TV, complete with hundreds of streaming apps. And right now, the Roku Ultra is at its lowest price ever, making it the best time to pick up this little device. Read our full Roku Ultra review to learn more.

Echo Pop w/ Sengled Smart Bulb: was $59 now $17 @ Amazon

Echo Pop w/ Sengled Smart Bulb: was $59 now $17 @ Amazon
The Echo Pop is the cheapest Alexa speaker made by Amazon, and right now you can get a Sengled Smart Bulb with it for free. In our Echo Pop review, we said the Echo Pop sounds great for a speaker of its size. It lacks the temperature and motion sensors of the Echo Dot, but the Echo Pop still allows you to set timers, control your other smart home devices, and more.

Fire TV Stick 4K (2023): was $49 now $29 @ Amazon

Fire TV Stick 4K (2023): was $49 now $29 @ Amazon
The new Fire TV Stick 4K (2023) sports an upgraded 1.7GHz quad-core processor that's 30% more powerful than the previous model. It also offers Wi-Fi 6 support and a Live TV guide button. Other features include Dolby Vision/HDR10/HDR10+/HLG support on the video front and Dolby Digital Plus/Dolby Atmos support on the audio side.

Hydro Flask Wide Mouth: was $49 now $38 @ Amazon

Hydro Flask Wide Mouth: was $49 now $38 @ Amazon
Amazon has the Hydro Flask Wide Mouth Straw Lid Bottle on sale for $38. The leakproof bottle can keep beverages cold or hot for as long as 12 hours. It has a 32-oz. capacity and comes with a wide mouth/straw lid.

Echo Dot with Clock: was $59 now $39 @ AmazonFREE SMART BULB!

Echo Dot with Clock: was $59 now $39 @ Amazon
FREE SMART BULB! The Echo Dot with Clock (5th Gen) packs Alexa functionality and a great speaker into a compact shell. The addition of the LED clock display makes it our favorite Alexa speaker. We also love the built-in Eero Wi-Fi extender and the room temperature sensor. Right now, it comes with a free Sengled Smart Color Bulb.

Amazon Fire 7 Tablet (2022): was $59 now $44 @ Amazon

Amazon Fire 7 Tablet (2022): was $59 now $44 @ Amazon
The new Fire 7 Tablet is now on sale. In our Amazon Fire 7 2022 review, we said it's a super-affordable tablet for streaming video on trips or during your commute. Steer clear if you put performance over price, but as far as budget tablets go — this is as inexpensive as they get.

Ring Video Doorbell: was $99 now $54 @ Amazon

Ring Video Doorbell: was $99 now $54 @ Amazon
The wireless Ring Video Doorbell comes with 1080p video recording, motion detection and night vision. It's also got a rechargeable battery and can be installed without much hassle. In our Ring Video doorbell (2nd gen) review, we called it the best video doorbell you can get for under $100. 

Amazon Echo Show 8 (2nd gen): was $129 now $54 @ Amazon

Amazon Echo Show 8 (2nd gen): was $129 now $54 @ Amazon
The Amazon Echo Show 8 (2nd gen) is one of our favorite models in the Echo Show range, and it sports all the features you'd expect, plus a few smart upgrades. These include an 8-inch HD touchscreen display and a 13MP camera with auto-framing. Plus, with full streaming capabilities, it can be used to watch movies and TV shows, as well as online video tutorials. 

GoWISE 3.7-Quart Air Fryer: was $95 now $60 @ Amazon

GoWISE 3.7-Quart Air Fryer: was $95 now $60 @ Amazon
This air fryer ranked as the best value in our GoWISE USA 3.7 Quart 8-in-1 Air Fryer review, and you can save big right now. Its 3.7 quart capacity would easily suit a couple or a small family, while the 8 presets give you a range of optimal settings at the press of a button. It excelled at roasting a chicken, as well as frying breaded chicken and chicken wings, although the pan’s not dishwasher safe which slows down clean up.

iPhone 15: free w/ Boost Infinite @ Amazon

iPhone 15: free w/ Boost Infinite @ Amazon
Amazon is offering any iPhone 15 for free when you sign up for Boost Infinite. Boost Infinite is a membership plan for iPhone users. For $60/month, you get unlimited talk, text, and data. Plus, after 12 consecutive monthly payments, members can upgrade to the latest iPhone model at no extra cost. There is no trade-in requirement to join, which means you can keep your current iPhone or sell it to a third party. 

Ninja AF101 Air Fryer: was $129 now $79 @ Amazon

Ninja AF101 Air Fryer: was $129 now $79 @ Amazon
Save 38% on this 4-quart air fryer. That's enough capacity to serve a small family, and this device is capable of crisping, roasting, reheating and dehydrating with its various settings. Anytime you can get this particular model for less than $100, you're getting a good value.

WD_Black SN850X 1TB NVMe SSD w/ heatsink: was $179 now $89 @ Amazon

WD_Black SN850X 1TB NVMe SSD w/ heatsink: was $179 now $89 @ Amazon
The WD_Black SN850X SSD hits all of Sony's speed specifications and fits perfectly into the PS5's internal expansion slot, and it's recently been named an officially licensed PS5 accessory. This 1TB model includes a heatsink so it works right out of the box.

Nespresso sale: deals from $99 @ Amazon

Nespresso sale: deals from $99 @ Amazon
If you want the convenience of a capsule machine, but don’t want to sacrifice on the quality of your coffee, Amazon is having a massive sale on Nespresso machines. After discount, prices start at just $99, which is the lowest price I've ever seen for a Nespresso machine. The least-expensive machine is the Nespresso Vertuo Pop Plus Deluxe on sale for $99 (was $149). In our hands-on, we said it's anything but entry level where performance is concerned. What sets the Vertuo range apart from Nespresso's other pod coffee machines is that it lets you brew a much wider range of coffee styles, aside from a single or double shot espresso.

Kindle Paperwhite: was $139 now $124 @ Amazon

Kindle Paperwhite: was $139 now $124 @ Amazon
The best Kindle for most people is the Kindle Paperwhite, as it's got a 6-inch flush-to-screen display, 5 LED front lights and 8GB of storage. The super-sharp 300 ppi screen means the text is rendered crisply for a comfortable reading experience. It's even waterproof, so there's no need to worry if you accidentally drop it while you're reading by the pool or in the bath.

Echo Studio: was $199 now $159 @ Amazon

Echo Studio: was $199 now $159 @ Amazon
The Amazon Echo Studio offers the best sound out of any Amazon speaker. You can pair it with other Alexa speakers for surround sound or even connect it to a turntable thanks to its 3.5mm audio-in port. It's now $40 off.

Apple Watch SE (2022): was $249 now $199 @ Amazon

Apple Watch SE (2022): was $249 now $199 @ Amazon
It's not the most recently updated smartwatch in Apple's lineup, but we rank this entry-level wearable as the best value Apple Watch. This model offers sleep and fitness monitoring, crash detection features and even a way to monitor your heart rate.

Bose QuietComfort Earbuds 2: was $299 now $199 @ Amazon

Bose QuietComfort Earbuds 2: was $299 now $199 @ Amazon
The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds 2 take ANC to the next level. In our Bose QuietComfort Earbuds 2 review, we said these buds are a remarkable follow-up to their predecessors delivering better sound, call quality, and unrivaled ANC. Sound balance and noise neutralization work extremely well and battery life lasts up to 6 hours, with an extra 24 hours via the charging case. This is the cheapest they've ever been.

Meta Quest 2: was $299 now $249 @ Amazon

Meta Quest 2: was $299 now $249 @ Amazon
In our Meta Quest 2 review, we called the Meta Quest 2 the best VR headset you can buy for its upgraded specs, sleek design and expansive game library. This entry-level configuration with 128GB of storage normally costs $299, but it's now $249 at Amazon.

Bose QuietComfort Ultra:was $429 now $379 at Amazon

Bose QuietComfort Ultra: was $429 now $379 at Amazon
These headphones, which were only released in October, sound just incredible, delivering Bose's best-ever detail, balance and expansiveness – and in our Bose QC Ultra review, we found they had incredible noise-cancellation, too. They also have spatial audio, app customization, multi-point connectivity and more. They're available in black or white.

Sony WF-1000XM5: was $299 now $248 @ Amazon
These Editor's Choice awarded wireless earbuds are top of our list of the best wireless earbuds on the market right now — try them out and you'll see why. In our Sony WF-1000XM5 review, we found the smaller and lighter design comfortable to wear for long periods. They have some of the strongest ANC around, outstanding sound quality and one of the best user experiences from the Sony Headphones Connect app. Getting the best fit can be a bit hit and miss, but once achieved, the performance with LDAC sources is spectacular.
Price check: $249 @ Best Buy | $268 @ Walmart

Sony WF-1000XM5: was $299 now $248 @ Amazon
These Editor's Choice awarded wireless earbuds are top of our list of the best wireless earbuds on the market right now — try them out and you'll see why. In our Sony WF-1000XM5 review, we found the smaller and lighter design comfortable to wear for long periods. They have some of the strongest ANC around, outstanding sound quality and one of the best user experiences from the Sony Headphones Connect app. Getting the best fit can be a bit hit and miss, but once achieved, the performance with LDAC sources is spectacular.
Price check: $249 @ Best Buy | $268 @ Walmart

Nintendo Switch (Mario Kart 8 Bundle): $299 @ Amazon

Nintendo Switch (Mario Kart 8 Bundle): $299 @ Amazon
One of the best Nintendo Switch deals is this Mario Kart 8 Bundle for $299. You get a Nintendo Switch console, a digital copy of the full Mario Kart 8 Deluxe game and three months of Switch Online membership. This is a pretty great package and it costs the same as the standalone console right now. 

Apple Watch 9 (GPS/41mm): was $399 now $329 @ AmazonPrice check: $329 @ Walmart | $349 @ Best Buy

Apple Watch 9 (GPS/41mm): was $399 now $329 @ Amazon
The new Apple Watch 9 features a faster S9 chip for better performance, 4-core neural engine and 18-hours of battery life. It also supports Apple Double Tap, a new gesture that can be used to answer/end a call, stop a timer, play/pause music, or dismiss an alarm. In our Apple Watch 9 review, we said the Editor's Choice watch got significant performance upgrades and remains the best smartwatch you can buy. Click the on-page coupon for the full discount.
Price check: $329 @ Walmart | $349 @ Best Buy

TCL 55" Q6 4K QLED TV: was $499 now $349 @ AmazonLowest price!Price check: $448 @ Walmart | $349 @ Best Buy

TCL 55" Q6 4K QLED TV: was $499 now $349 @ Amazon
Lowest price! The new TCL Q6 4K QLED TV is a budget TV with plenty of great features. It offers Dolby Vision/HDR10+/HDR10/HLG support, DTS Virtual: X audio, built-in Chromecast, and Amazon Alexa/Google Assistant compatibility. Although the display is just 60Hz natively, Game Accelerator 120 allows for 120Hz VRR at a lower resolution. You also get Dolby Atmos and eARC support.
Price check: $448 @ Walmart | $349 @ Best Buy

MacBook Air 13 (M1/256GB): was $999 now $749 @ AmazonPrice check: $849 @ B&H Photo | $799 @ Best Buy

MacBook Air 13 (M1/256GB): was $999 now $749 @ Amazon
It's no longer Apple's flagship, but the MacBook Air M1 offers fantastic performance and value. The M1 CPU never stuttered in our tests and also helped it reach over 14 hours of battery life. It features a 13.3-inch Retina display, Apple M1 CPU, 8GB of RAM, and a 256GB SSD. In our MacBook Air M1 review, we said it provides amazing endurance and shockingly good speed. Click the on-page coupon for the full discount.
Price check: $849 @ B&H Photo | $799 @ Best Buy

MacBook Air 15" (M2/256GB): was $1,299 now $1,049 @ AmazonSave $250!

MacBook Air 15" (M2/256GB): was $1,299 now $1,049 @ Amazon
Save $250! There's a new MacBook Air in town. Apple's biggest MacBook Air features a large 15.3-inch Liquid Retina display (2880 x 1864), Apple's M2 chip w/ 10-core GPU, 8GB of RAM, 256GB SSD, 1080p FaceTime camera, four-speaker system with Spatial Audio, and MagSafe charging. In our MacBook Air 15 review, we called the Editor's Choice laptop a super-sized version of the 13-inch model with excellent performance, epic battery life (15 hours in our testing), and a gorgeous display.