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Amazon Summer Sale Event — deals on office chairs, Fire tablets, and more

Amazon Summer Sale Event
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The Amazon Summer Sale Event is here. Think of it as an Amazon Prime Day in August. With just weeks till kids head back to school, Amazon is slashing the price of various home and tech devices. 

As part of the sale, Amazon has its new 2020 Fire HD 8 on sale for $59.99 (opens in new tab). That's $30 off and the cheapest price we've seen for this tablet. The Amazon deals don't end there. We're rounding up the best Amazon Summer Sale Event deals below.   

Amazon Summer Sale Event

Tech

Fire HD 8 (2020): was $89 now $59 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The 2020 Fire HD 8 brings better battery life (almost 14 hours) and USB-C charging to Amazon's family of tablets. For casual TV watching and music listening, the Fire HD 8 is a solid device, even more so if you're a Prime subscriber. 

Fire HD 8 Plus: was $109 now $79 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The new Fire HD 8 Plus packs all the same features of the Fire HD 8, but houses 3GB of RAM instead of 2GB, which means you'll get much snappier performance. It also supports wireless charging. This is the third time it's been on sale.  

Fire HD 8 Kids Edition: was $139 now $89 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The 2020 Amazon Fire HD 8 Kids Edition tablet is 30% faster than its predecessor and also $10 pricier. However, it's now on sale at its cheapest price ever. It includes a standard bumper case (in blue, pink, or purple), a two-year "worry-free guarantee" (essentially a no-questions asked warranty), and a year of FreeTime Unlimited.

Amazon Fire HD 10 Tablet: was $149 now $99 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
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With its bright, vivid display and speedy performance, the Fire HD 10 is a solid choice if you're looking for an affordable tablet that you can take everywhere. At $50 off, it's an even better value than it was before.

Fire 7 Kids Tablet: was $99 now $79 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The Fire 7 Kids Edition tablet features a 7-inch display, 1.3GHz quad-core CPU, 1GB of RAM, and 32GB of storage. More importantly, it also comes with a 2-year worry-free warranty and protective case. 

Paper Products

Toilet paper and tissues: up to 35% off (opens in new tab)
The Amazon Summer Sale is taking up to 35% off select paper products like toilet paper, tissues, and plastic teaspoons. For instance, you can get this Scott Essential Bulk Toilet Paper 80-Roll Pack for $54 (opens in new tab) (pictured). That's 51% off. 

Cottonelle Toilet Paper 60-Roll Pack: was $86 now $42 (opens in new tab)
Stock up on toilet paper with this 60-roll pack from Cottonelle. Each roll includes 451 sheets. The pack is $44 off (51%) during the Amazon Summer Sale Event. 

Appliances

Heating and cooling: up to 45% off fans
The dog days of summer are here. Fortunately, the Amazon Summer Sale Event is knocking up to 45% off fans, tower fans, air purifiers, and more. The sale includes brands like Vornado, Sharper Image, and Pioneer. 

Electric space heaters: up to 15% off (opens in new tab)
Yes, we're smack in the middle of summer, but winter will be here before you know it. So snatch these space heater deals up now while they're out of season and still cheap. The sale includes DeLonghi, Vornado, and more. 

Home office

Office chairs/desks: up to 15% off (opens in new tab)
Whether you're working from home or have a student who will be taking virtual classes — the Amazon Summer Sale Event is taking up to 15% off office chairs and desks. The 55-inch Computer Desk is on sale for $114 (opens in new tab)(pictured), which is 24% off. 

OFM Upholstered Office Chair: was $260 now $115 (opens in new tab)
The OFM Upholstered Office Chair is perfect for anyone working from home. It has a 360-degree swivel and a wheeled chrome-plated base for ease of movement while working. It's currently 56% off and it comes with a lifetime warranty.

HP OfficeJet Pro 6230: was $129 now $99 (opens in new tab)
The OfficeJet Pro 6230 can print up to 18 pages per minute in black or up to 10 pages per minute in color. It can also print two-sided color prints from its 250-sheet input tray. It's now $30 off.  

As deals editor at Tom’s Guide, Louis is constantly looking for ways to avoid paying full price for the latest gadgets. With over 10 years of deals-hunting experience, Louis price checks against multiple retailers and searches high and low for the best deals to bring readers. A born-and-bred New Yorker, Louis is also an avid swimmer and marathoner. His work has appeared on Gizmodo, CNET, and Time Out New York.