Amazon’s famous Prime Day shopping event launches just after Midnight on Monday morning in Australia (at 00:01 on 15 July), offering two days of discounts for Prime members.

What is Amazon Prime?

Amazon Prime is a subscription service that gives members access to a range of Amazon services and special deals. It’s great if you like to do a lot of online shopping as in many cases you can get free shipping, but Amazon Prime membership also gets you access to video streaming of movies and TV shows, Music and free access to 1,000 e-books. The cost in Australia is $6.99 a month or $59 year subscription. See –

Ok. Onto the deals.

While Amazon Prime day officially starts Monday (and actually runs for 2 days) there are already some good tech deals members can get access to now including;

  • Amazon Music – Prime members who haven’t yet tried Amazon Music Unlimited can get four months of the premium streaming tier for just $0.99 and enjoy unlimited access to more than 50 million songs, ad-free.  At end of trial, standard fee of $11.99/month applies.
  • Prime Video – Prime members who stream a movie or a TV episode for their first time between 8 and 16 July will receive $10 to spend on
  • Amazon Devices – Echo Plus (1st Gen) is now available at $49 – A saving of $50.

Then from Monday (just after Midnight if you want to stay up late Sunday night) Amazon says it will have tens of thousands of products offered at discounted prices. In terms of gadgets and other tech goodies these deals include;

  • Discounts of up to 50% on select Amazon Devices including the Echo Dot and the Amazon Echo (2nd Gen).
  • Discounts of at least 25% on select headphones from brands including Bose, Sennheiser and SoundPEATS.
  • Discounts of up to 25% on select laptops on brands including Acer and Asus.

If you’re not already a member of Amazon Prime, you can always sign up for a trial subcription – For all the Amazon Prime day(s) deals visit