Amazon Prime Day can be one of the best times of the year to score great smart home device and tech deals, and the 2022 edition over July 12 and 13 is no exception. Here are some of the best deals we’ve unearthed, and they run the gamut of top tech you’ll want to put into your home. Included here are deals from iRobot, Google Nest, Apple, Samsung, August Home, and more.
iRobot Roomba i7+ (7550) Robot Vacuum – $500 off (50%)
Hi-tech company iRobot started the home vacuuming revolution with the Roomba. The iRobot Roomba i7+ is near the top of the latest Roomba robot vacuum line, and can run up to 60 days without attention as it has the Automatic Dirt Disposal for self-emptying. It can also be controlled by Alexa voice commands if you are so inclined.
Google Nest Deals
Google Nest Cam (Indoor or Outdoor) – $60 off (33%)
This is the latest generation of the Google Nest Cam, can can be used indoors or outdoors. Keep in mind these require a Google account and the Google Home app (can't be used with the Nest app).
Google Nest Doorbell – $60 off (33%)
This is our go-to-video doorbell. The Google Nest Doorbell in Ivy is a nice addition to any home. Again, this latest Google version of the venerable Nest Video Doorbell requires a Google account and the Google Home app, and is not compatible with the Nest app. It can be powered by its internal battery, or hard-wired to your existing doorbell setup for worry-free usage.
Apple Deals on Apple TV and Apple Watch
Apple TV 4K (64GB) – $59 off (30%)
This is the latest Apple TV 4K streaming device in 64GB, the top of the Apple TV line. We use these exclusively in our Digitized House Smart Home and they perform splendidly. Rarely do they go on sale, but you can get them now at a significant discount. This latest iteration includes Dolby Atmos support for great surround sound with compatible speakers.
Apple Watch Series 7 (GPS 45mm) – $120 off (28%)
Apple Watches rarely go on sale. But here's the latest Apple Watch Series 7, with the always-on Retina display and the biggest Apple Watch screen ever. This is the 45mm size, so it's best for larger wrists. These watches can even track your blood oxygen level.
Apple Watch Series 7 (GPS 41mm) – $120 off (30%)
Ideal for smaller wrists, the latest Apple Watch Series 7 in the 41mm size if fitted with the always-on Retina display. These watches have on-board GPS and can even track your blood oxygen level.
August Smart Lock Deals
August Wi-Fi Smart Door Lock – $80 off (35%)
We've been using August smart door locks for years, and highly recommend them to homeowners looking to secure their front door. This latest version of the August Wi-Fi Smart Lock is much smaller than the original August smart lock, and has on-board Wi-Fi so an accessory bridge is not necessary.
Bose QuietComfort 45 Noise Cancelling Headphones
Fly much? If so, you need Bose QuietComfort 45 Noise Canceling headphones. We always reach for our Bose headphones as soon as the plane lifts off - they make a huge difference in noise level and you'll wonder how you ever got along without them. These QuietComfort 45 headphones with Bluetooth are the latest from Bose. They also arrive with a cable so you can plug into the aircraft's entertainment system if you're bored with your local tunes.
Samsung 55-Inch QLED 4K UHD Q80A Series – $400 off (33%)
We are big fans of the Samsung QLED line of 4K smart TVs, and personally own several of them. This 55-in. QLED sports the latest Samsung features and the nice remote, and incudes HDR. It's the 2021 model but you won't be missing out on much over the 2022.
Amazon Device Deals
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (8GB) – $45 off (32%)
Let's face it. If you like to read, Kindles are the best choice. This latest Kindle Paperwiite version is waterproof and offers adjustable warm light when you need it. Time to kick those paperbacks in your beach bag to the curb.
Ring Alarm 8-Piece Kit with Ring Video Doorbell and Echo Show 5 Display – $200 off (47%)
Looking to secure your home? This Ring Alarm System bundle includes a Ring Video Doorbell (2020 version) and an Echo Show 5 (2nd generation) display for all-around security.