Amazon Prime Day takes place earlier this year – this is when the savings begin

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When is the next Prime Day? Amazon Prime Day 2021 start date news (Image: AMAZON • GETTY)

Amazon Prime subscribers have just found out when the Prime Day 2021 sale will take place. Amazon Prime Day is usually scheduled for July every year, but things were drastically different in 2020. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Amazon Prime Day 2020 sale was pushed back to October – about three months after the exclusive sale bonanza usually takes place.

Thankfully, Prime Day’s edition will not only take place earlier this year, but sooner than ever before.

As reported by Android CentralAmazon CFO Brian Osofsky recently spoke about when Prime Day 2021 will take place during an earnings call.

And it looks like rumors of this year’s Prime Day launch in June could be true, with Osofsky revealing that exclusive savings for Prime customers will go live in the second quarter of this year.

The Amazon bigwig said, “July is a big holiday month, so it might be better to let customers, sellers, and sellers experiment with a different time period.

“We experimented the other way, in 2020 of course, moving it to October, but we think it might be better timing later in the second quarter. So that’s what we’re testing this year.”

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Prime Day is an annual promotion that lasts for two days and offers exclusive savings to Amazon Prime customers.

Amazon Prime costs £ 79 per year or £ 7.99 per month and offers members tons of perks.

In addition to blazing-fast Prime delivery, those who signed up for the service also get access to the massive Prime Video library – featuring hit Original shows like The Boys and Bosch, along with plenty of other must-see movies like the Oscar-winning Parasite.

Subscribers can also access Amazon Music Prime, which has a catalog of over two million songs, as well as the Prime Reading library, Prime Gaming, and more.

Prime Day is another jewel in the service’s crown, with last year’s edition boasting over a million deals.

Products from major brands such as Sony, Lego, Nintendo and Samsung received price cuts, while small and medium businesses also offered promotions.

Amazon Prime Day for 2020

Amazon Prime Day took place in October last year, but will be much earlier this year (Image: AMAZON)

During last year’s Prime Day sale, products such as the Apple AirPods, the Nintendo Switch Lite, and the Samsung Galaxy S10 all received price cuts.

While Amazon first party devices like the Echo Dot and Echo Show also got their price tags.

Here are some of the deals on offer during the last Amazon Prime Day promotion …

• Apple AirPods with Charging Case: Price Prime Day 2020 – £ 128, save £ 31

• Nintendo Switch Lite + Minecraft: Prime Day 2020 price – £ 199, save £ 19.99

• Samsung Galaxy S10 mobile phone: Prime Day 2020 price – £ 564.90, save £ 234.10

• Amazon Echo Dot: Prime Day 2020 price – £ 29.99, save £ 20

• Amazon Echo Show 5: Prime Day 2020 price – £ 44.99 save £ 35

• Amazon Echo Show 8: Prime Day 2020 price – £ 64.99 save £ 55

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