Amazon Prime Day 2022: the best deals on T3 five-star rated tech

Huge discounts on top-rated products from the likes of Sony, Bose, Samsung, Razer and more

T3 five-star rated tech
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The Prime Day Early Access Sale has officially kicked off, and with it comes some incredible Black Friday deals across thousands of products. If you've been holding off on picking up some new tech then there's literally no time like the present, but remember you don't have long, it'll all be over by the time you wake up on Thursday. 

If you look hard enough, the best Prime Day Early Access deals cover everything from smartphones to noise-cancelling headphones, smart bulbs to gaming mice, TVs to tablets. But the last thing anyone wants is to splash out on new tech just to find it isn't quite up to scratch, which is where I come in. 

Here at T3, we review hundreds of products every year so I've pulled out some of the best deals on those that have really impressed us in the past - the cream of the crop, so to speak. Every single one of the devices on this list picked up a coveted 5-star rating when we tried them out and every single one has had its price slashed for the next two days. 

 Amazon Prime Day deals on 5-star rated headphones 

Sony WH-1000XM4:  £350 (opens in new tab)

Sony WH-1000XM4: £350 £250 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
The Sony WH-1000XM4 are 30% cheaper than usual today - there might be a new generation of them now but that doesn't take away from the quality of these headphones. They sound excellent, the ANC does a fantastic job and you get tonnes of handy extra features.

Cambridge Audio Melomania 1+:  £119.95 (opens in new tab)

Cambridge Audio Melomania 1+: £119.95 £49.95 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
Known for top-tier sound quality, the Cambridge Audio Melomania 1+ true wireless earbuds just hit their lowest ever price on Amazon. While they keep things pretty simple when it comes to features, if you're on a budget, you'll be hard-pushed to find a better deal than this.  

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700:  £349.95 (opens in new tab)

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700: £349.95 £179.99 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
Offering up both style and substance, the Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 have never been this cheap. They're undoubtedly some of the best noise-cancelling headphones in the world, and they even have Alexa built-in.

Bose QuietComfort Earbuds:  £249.95 (opens in new tab)

Bose QuietComfort Earbuds: £249.95 £139.99 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
True wireless earbuds that combine excellent, weighty sound with seriously effective ANC, the Bose QuietComfort Earbuds won't disappoint. You could save more than £100 on them right now at Amazon.

Bowers & Wilkins PI7:  £349.99 (opens in new tab)

Bowers & Wilkins PI7: £349.99 £238.54 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
When T3 reviewed the Bowers & Wilkins PI7, we called them 'a true wireless masterpiece' - everything about them is top-tier, be that the best-in-class sound, the solid noise cancellation or the really clever extra features.

Amazon Prime Day deals on 5-star rated phones

OnePlus Nord 2 12GB/256GB:  £462.50 (opens in new tab)

OnePlus Nord 2 12GB/256GB: £462.50 £349 at Amazon) (opens in new tab)
The OnePlus Nord 2 rules the world of mid-range phones. You can expect a surprisingly good camera system, speedy performance and a long-lasting battery without having to spend loads of money.

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G:  £419.99 (opens in new tab)

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G: £419.99 £279 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
If you're after a Samsung Galaxy smartphone, but you're not keen on spending loads of cash then the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G is a great alternative to the flagships. Standout features include its 120Hz display, solid camera and premium specs.

Oppo Find X3 Pro:  £1099 (opens in new tab)

Oppo Find X3 Pro: £1099 £499 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
When you're buying a new smartphone, sometimes opting for an older generation is the best way to save money but still get all the trimmings. The Oppo Find X3 Pro was released in 2021 and has been pushed out of the limelight by its successor but it's still an incredible flagship that impressed us in just about every department.

Amazon Prime Day deals on 5-star rated smart home tech

Echo Show 10 (3rd generation):  £239.99 (opens in new tab)

Echo Show 10 (3rd generation): £239.99 £169.99 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
The Echo Show 10 (3rd generation) is a smart home hub that will be best used in a social space, like your kitchen or living room. The screen is excellent, the motion controls are on point and the speaker is very good too.

Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K:  £49.99 (opens in new tab)

Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K: £49.99 £29.99 at Amazon) (opens in new tab)
Get 40% off the Amazon Fire TV stick - a quick and easy way to make any TV smart. You get loads of apps to choose from and it supports everything from Dolby Vision and HDR10+ to Dolby Atmos surround sound.

Echo Show 8 (2nd Gen, 2021):  £119.99 (opens in new tab)

Echo Show 8 (2nd Gen, 2021): £119.99 £69.99 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
If you like the look of the Echo Show 10 but think it could be a little too big for where you want to place it, then the Echo Show 8 could be a better choice. For the most part, you can use it in the same way, although it doesn't have motion tracking.

Echo Show 8 (2021 release) + Philips Hue White Smart Bulb:  £139.98 (opens in new tab)

Echo Show 8 (2021 release) + Philips Hue White Smart Bulb: £139.98 £74.99 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
This bundle is at its lowest-ever price, it comes with the Amazon Echo Show 8 (2nd Gen, 2021) and a Philips Hue smart bulb. Giving you a couple of the basics, it will help you start off your smart home setup.

Philips Hue White & Colour Ambiance Smart Bulb Twin Pack [B22]:  £79.99 (opens in new tab)

Philips Hue White & Colour Ambiance Smart Bulb Twin Pack [B22]: £79.99 £67.37 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
The Philips Hue White & Colour Ambiance Smart Bulbs let you transform any light fitting into a smart light that you can control through an app on your phone or if you have a smart speaker, using your voice. Philips Hue is as good as smart lights get.

Philips Hue White and Colour Ambiance LED Smart Lightstrip [2m + 1m Extension]:  £104.98 (opens in new tab)

Philips Hue White and Colour Ambiance LED Smart Lightstrip [2m + 1m Extension]: £104.98 £59.99 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save 43% on this smart lighting strip, it'll be great for adding coloured accents to your furniture, you can also lay it across a shelfor along the skirting board - it'll make a world of difference to the look of a room. 

Amazon Prime Day deals on 5-star rated gaming peripherals

Razer Kraken V3 HyperSense:  £129.99 (opens in new tab)

Razer Kraken V3 HyperSense: £129.99 £101.99 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
Perhaps the most immersive gaming headset that money can buy, the Razer Kraken V3 HyperSense has had its price slashed by 22% in the Prime Early Access Sale. Thanks to haptic feedback, you don't just hear the game, you feel it too. Pair that with impressive sound quality and you're onto a winner.

Razer DeathAdder V2:  £69.99 (opens in new tab)

Razer DeathAdder V2: £69.99 £33.99 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
The Razer DeathAdder V2 is one of the best gaming mice for most people. It ticks a lot of boxes when it comes to its switches, response time and configuration software. You'll be able to game for hours on end as well thanks to its comfortable shape.

Razer Huntsman V2:  £249.99 (opens in new tab)

Razer Huntsman V2: £249.99 £170.21 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
If you're after a decent deal on a mechanical gaming keyboard then check out the Razer Huntsman V2. A premium keyboard with an understated and modern design, the speed of its typing performance is its crowning glory.

Amazon Prime Day alternative sales – UK

  • (opens in new tab)  – cheap garden and DIY equipment, toys, tech and more
  • (opens in new tab) – major deals on appliances, including fridges, ovens and coffee machines
  • (opens in new tab)  (opens in new tab)– epic deals! Up to 30% off hundreds of items
  • (opens in new tab) – 'Black Friday in July' event; laptops from £249
  • (opens in new tab) – save on new or refurbished gadgets and home appliances
  • (opens in new tab)  – deals on electricals, fashion and home
  • (opens in new tab) – up to 50% off a wide range of sex toys
  • (opens in new tab) – watches and jewellery half price
  • John Lewis (opens in new tab) – great savings, including some big Le Creuset discounts 
  • Le Creuset (opens in new tab) – seasonal offers on high-end cookware
  • Nike (opens in new tab)  – up to 40% off trainers and sportswear
  • ASOS (opens in new tab) – summer savings knock up to 80% off 
  • Schuh (opens in new tab) – up to 70% off shoes, sandals and trainers
  • The White Company (opens in new tab) – quality bedding at reduced prices
  • Simba (opens in new tab) – save big on mattresses and sleep bundles

Amazon Prime Day alternative sales – US

  • Best Buy (opens in new tab) – massive savings in the Black Friday in July event
  • (opens in new tab) – biggest sale of the summer on now
  • (opens in new tab) – big discounts on new and refurbished tech and appliances
  • Home Depot (opens in new tab) – save on DIY tools, BBQs and home appliances
  • HP (opens in new tab) – up to 70% off, for 72 hours only
  • Lowes (opens in new tab) – big summer savings on home appliances
  • Lenovo (opens in new tab) – up to 60% off PCs and top tech during Black Friday in July
  • Microsoft (opens in new tab) – Surface deals plus Microsoft Store Exclusives
  • Newegg (opens in new tab) – 'fantastech' deals on a wide range of devices
  • Nordstrom (opens in new tab) – big anniversary sale
  • Target (opens in new tab) – 3 days of show-stopping savings with no membership fees
  • Walmart (opens in new tab) – rollbacks and savings in every department
Yasmine Crossland
Reviews Writer

Reviews Writer for T3, Yasmine, started writing reviews in 2019 and is always knee-deep in the latest tech products. She keeps a finger on the pulse when it comes to the most exciting and innovative tech and is happy to tell you exactly what she thinks about it too. In her free time, you'll catch her tending to her plants and planning her next big trip.