Amazon Prime Day 2021: The best deals on robot vacuums, smart home gadgets and kitchen tech

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Aside from the usual tech offerings, Amazon Prime Day is also a great opportunity to grab that home or kitchen gadget that you’ve always had your eye on. From intelligent thermostats to robotic vacuum cleaners, there is a hodgepodge of devices for sale today. Not all of them are worth your money, however, so we’ve gone out of the way to narrow the list down to what we think are the best deals on the market.

Ecobee Smart Thermostat with Voice Control – $ 198

Eco bee

One of our most popular smart thermostats is this one from Ecobee, which is on sale today for $ 198 (checkout only), which is 20 percent off the retail price of $ 249. The SmartThermostat has built-in Alexa voice support, with which you can control the temperature, make a call or send a message. It also promises natural language processing and speech recognition. A “Smart Home & Away” function can detect your presence and automatically adjust the temperature. If you want something not quite as advanced, the Ecobee3 lite (which doesn’t have voice control) is also available for $ 144 (original price $ 169).

Buy Ecobee Smart Thermostat with voice control from Amazon – 198 € Buy Ecobee3 lite from Amazon – 144 €

Instant Pot Duo Plus – $ 55

Instant Pot Duo Plus

Instant pot

Instant Pot almost always has great discounts on Amazon Prime Day and this year is no different. The 6-Quart Instant Pot Duo Plus is 54 percent cheaper today, bringing the price down to a very low $ 54.95. The Duo Plus improves the original Duo with sterilization, cake, egg and sous-vide functions. Of course, like many other instant pots, the Duo Plus also works as a rice cooker, slow cooker and, as the most famous feature, as an electric pressure cooker. If you’re looking to spend a little less, you can go for the $ 50 3-quart Instant Pot Duo Nova. Check out our guide to learn how to get the most out of your Instant Pot.

Buy Instant Pot Duo Plus From Amazon – $ 55 Buy Instant Pot Duo Nova From Amazon – $ 50

iRobot Roomba i6 + – $ 500

Roomba usually has some sort of Prime Day discount, and that goes for this year as well. Notable is the company’s i6 +, which is currently on sale for $ 500. That’s nearly $ 300 less than the retail price. We like the i6 + because it not only cleans up automatically, but also empties itself. The i6 + is connected to Wi-Fi, works with Alexa voice control and has a smart mapping function that allows you to schedule cleanings by room. You can also get the i6 + bundled with the Braava Jet m6 vacuum cleaner for $ 800, which is $ 500 off the regular price.

Buy Roomba i6 + from Amazon – $ 500 Buy Roomba i6 + + Braava Jet package from Amazon – $ 800

Kasa Mini Smart Plugs (2 Pack) – $ 13

Kasa Mini Smart Plugs

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It is not always necessary to have a home hub in order to have some smart devices in the house. Kasa’s smart plugs are some of the best and cheapest adapters that can turn almost any standard device into a smart one, and a double pack of the mini plugs is currently $ 13. These work with voice commands from Alexa and the Google Assistant and you can also control connected devices with the Kasa mobile app.

Buy Kasa Mini Smart Plugs (2 Pack) on Amazon – $ 13

SimpliSafe 12-Piece Wireless Home Security System – $ 240


Simply safe

SimpliSafe, which is known for its smart home monitoring devices, is offering a discount of 40 percent on all of its systems on Prime Day (discount is available at the checkout). The company sells a variety of kits – from a 5-piece to a 12-piece – which helps first-time buyers get everything they need at one time. The $ 240 12-piece is getting the most bang for your buck because it includes a base station with a built-in siren, keypad, four entry sensors, two motion sensors, a panic button, and a security camera. In addition, the kit gives you a free month of professional monitoring around the clock.

If you already have a SimpliSafe system and want to buy additional accessories, the company offers a 20 percent discount on certain devices. The Video Doorbell Pro is now $ 136 while the SmartLock is also $ 80.

Buy SimpliSafe 12-Piece Wireless Home Security On Amazon – $ 240 Buy SimpliSafe Video Doorbell Pro On Amazon – $ 136 Buy SimpliSafe SmartLock On Amazon – $ 80

Anker Eufy RoboVac 11S – $ 130

Anchor Eufy RoboVac 11S


Ankers Eufy RoboVac 11S was already quite cheap for a robotic vacuum cleaner, but now even cheaper at $ 130. No, it doesn’t have WiFi, but it does come with a remote control that does many of the same functionality an app would. It’s slim, light and has three different modes so you can adjust the suction power as needed.

Buy RoboVac 11S on Amazon – $ 130

iRobot Roomba 692 – $ 200

iRobot Roomba 692

i robot

Prime members can get $ 100 off the iRobot Roomba 692 robotic vacuum cleaner, bringing the price down to just $ 200. This is a good model if you don’t want a lot of the bells and whistles in a Robo-Vac but still want the technology that comes with every standard Roboba. It uses a three-step cleaning system to vacuum up dirt on carpets and hard floors, and works with voice commands from Alexa and Google Assistant.

Buy Roomba 692 on Amazon – $ 200

August Wi-Fi Smart Lock (and free Echo Dot) – $ 180

August Wi-Fi lock


The August Wi-Fi Smart Lock costs $ 180 on Prime Day, which is the lowest price we’ve seen so far. One of the reasons we love it – we rated it 80 – was its ease of installation. You can open the door with an accompanying mobile app on both Android and iOS devices. You can also control it with voice commands; it works with Siri, Alexa, and Google Assistant. Perhaps the best feature of the August Wi-Fi Smart Lock is that you can still use your existing key with it, which is great if your phone runs out of battery. Best of all, you can get a free Echo Dot too if you want. Another option available is the August Smart Lock Pro with a Zwave Connect Hub for $ 171.

Buy August W-Fi Smart Lock from Amazon – € 180 Buy August Smart Lock Pro Bundle from Amazon – € 171

Arlo Pro 3 Floodlight Camera – $ 179

Arlo Pro 3 floodlight camera


Arlo’s relatively new Pro 3 Floodlight camera retails for $ 71 today, and the new Prime Day price is $ 179. The Arlo Pro 3 Floodlight camera is unique in that it is one of the few wireless security cameras that doesn’t require messy connections. It can record 2K videos with HDR and there is an ambient light sensor that can adjust the brightness of the floodlights depending on the environment.

Buy Arlo Pro 3 Floodlight Camera on Amazon – $ 179

Flashing outdoors – $ 60

Blink outdoor and indoor cameras


Another great offer is for the blink cameras from Amazon. The Blink Outdoor is currently only priced at $ 60, which is $ 40 off the retail price. Indoor options include the Blink Indoor for $ 50 ($ 30 off retail) or the Blink Mini for $ 20 ($ 15 off retail).

Buy Blink Outdoor Kit on Amazon – $ 60 Buy Blink Indoor on Amazon – $ 50 Buy Blink Mini on Amazon – $ 20

Eero 6 (3-pack) $ 181

The Eero 6 mesh WiFi system is on sale for Prime Day, and the three-pack, which includes a router and two extenders, retails for $ 181. That’s a record low price and almost $ 100 off the normal rate. This package covers up to 5,000 square feet and supports dual band WiFi 6. You can also get Eero Beacon extenders for less now, as they are priced at $ 71 each.

Buy Eero 6 (3-Pack) on Amazon – $ 181 Buy Eero Beacon on Amazon – $ 71

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