Deal Alert: Amazon Prime Day 2018 Edition (2PM: updated with even more deals!)

By James Lu - 17 Jul 2018

Deal Alert: Amazon Prime Day 2018 Edition (12pm: updated with even more deals!)


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Today is Amazon Prime Day, which is basically Black Friday in July! For the first time, Singapore is participating in the deal extravaganza, which is active now until midnight tomorrow. Here's some of our picks for the best deals available.

As a reminder, to access these deals, you'll have to use the Prime Now app, as there isn't an Amazon Singapore website.

If you're not already a Prime member, you can start a 30-day free trial at You can even cancel your subscription after you're done shopping. A monthly subscription to Amazon Prime in Singapore costs S$8.99/month; however, it is currently available for a promotional price of S$2.99/month.

PSA: If you use a Visa credit card to pay for your Amazon Prime Day order, you'll also receive an additional discount:

  • For new Prime members:
    • Visa card holders will enjoy S$30 off a minimum purchase of S$60
    • All other card holders will enjoy S$15 off a minimum purchase of S$60
  • For existing Prime members:
    • Visa card holders will enjoy S$20 off a minimum purchase of S$80
    • All other card holders will enjoy S$10 off a minimum purchase of S$80 



Samsung Gear Sport Smartwatch


The Samsung Gear Sport is the lighter, thinner, sleeker version of the Samsung Gear S3, but it still retains the Gear S3's rugged build with a circular stainless steel case, and an IP68 rating. The Gear Sport has a bright 1.2-inch AMOLED display, and includes a built-in heart rate tracker, all-day fitness tracking, easy calorie entry and personal coaching. 

The Gear Sport usually retails for S$448, but you can get it today for S$337.05.

Read our full review of the Samsung Gear Sport here.


Huawei P10 64GB

The Huawei P10 is a 5.1-inch smartphone with a Full HD LCD display, powered by a Hi-Silicon Kirin 960 octa-core processor with 4GB RAM. It has a dual camera setup co-engineered with Leica that pairs a 12-megapixel, f/2.2, RGB lens with a 20-megapixel, f/2.2, monochrome lens. This setup lets the camera capture more detailed pictures - or you can shoot in monochrome mode to capture that classic Leica feel.

The P10 usually retails for S$798, but you can get it today for just S$448.

Read our full review of the Huawei P10 here.


Samsung C24FG70F 24-inch 144hz curved gaming monitor

The Samsung C24FG70F is a feature-packed gaming monitor with a 24-inch Full HD VA panel with Samsung's Quantum Dot technology, which provides 125% sRGB coverage for a wider range of more accurate colors, a 144hz refresh rate, 1ms response time, and a stunning 1800R screen curve.

This monitor usually retails for S$438, but you an get it today for just S$348.


Viewsonic XG2401 24-inch Gaming Monitor

Once you've played at 144hz, it's impossible to go back to a 60hz monitor, especially if you're an FPS gamer. If you haven't experienced 144hz gaming for yourself, the Viewsonic XG2401 is a great option with a 24-inch Full HD display, 1ms response time and support for AMD FreeSync. It has two HDMI ports and one DisplayPort terminal.

This monitor usually retails for $489, but you can get it today for $389.


ASUS VivoBook 15 X542UR-DM385T

If you're looking for an affordable, lightweight laptop that will cover all of your basic needs, the ASUS VivoBook 15 may be exactly what you need. Powered by a 7th generation Intel Core i3 processor with 4GB RAM, and dedicated NVIDIA GeForce 930MX graphics, the laptop also sports a Full HD 15.6-inch display, two USB 3.1 ports, a USB 2.0 port, a USB Type-C port, HDMI and VGA connections, and an SD card slot.

This laptop usually retails for S$799, but you can get it today for just S$599.


Netgear RBK40 Orbi Mini Home Wi-Fi System

The Netgear RBK40 Orbi Mini is a more compact version of Netgear's Orbi Mesh Wi-Fi system and consists of a pair of units (a router and a satellite) with a dedicated Wi-Fi band between them. The pair work in tandem to extend the coverage, as well as improve the performance, of your home Wi-Fi. The Orbi Mini has a coverage area of 4,000 sq ft and has a bandwidth of 867Mbps.

The Netgear RBK40 usually retails for S$599, but you can get it today for just S$375.


Fossil Q Crewmaster FTW1126 Hybrid Smartwatch

If you want a smartwatch that doesn't look like a smartwatch, check out the Fossil Q Crewmaster. This smartwatch looks like a regular sailing watch, but it actually features built-in activity tracking, calorie counting, notifications, sleep tracking, and you can use it to control your smartphone (e.g. to take a picture).

This watch usually retails for S$329, but you can get it today for S$169.50.


Bose QuietComfort QC35 Series 1

The Bose QuietComfort 35 has been generally regarded as the definitive wireless, Active Noise-Cancelling (ANC) headphones to buy. These cans pack a miniaturized microphone array that continuously measure, compare, and react to outside noises within milliseconds, sending an equal and opposite signal to cancel that noise out. This particular model is the older Series 1 version, but they're still some of the best ANC headphones around.

They normally go for S$499, but you can get them today for an incredible S$399.


Fitbit Versa

The Fitbit Versa is one of the best smartwatches for anyone with fitness goals. The watch has a lightweight, waterproof design, which means you can wear it in the pool, and 4+ day battery life, which means you're not constantly having to recharge it. The watch will also help you hit your fitness goals through actionable insights, personalized guidance, on-screen workouts and more.

The Fitbit Versa normally costs S$318, but you can get it today for just S$278!

Read our full review of the Fitbit Versa here.


Razer Man O'War Wireless PC Gaming Headset

The Razer Man O’ War is a wireless gaming headset with 50mm drivers and 7.1 virtual surround sound. Its wireless connectivity is supported by the 2.4GHz USB dongle, and it offers 14 hours of uninterrupted gameplay audio. The left ear cup conceals its retractable unidirectional digital microphone. 

This headset usually retails for S$299, but you can get it today for S$145.90.

Read more about the Razer Man O'War here.


iRobot Roomba 980

If you're looking for the ultimate robot vacuum cleaner look no further, the Roomba 980 is iRobot’s flagship cleaning bot, and it cleans all floor types, even carpets. Schedule cleaning schedules via the iRobot Home app, and don’t worry about it getting stuck. A clever navigation system helps it get around, and sensors prevent it from falling off drop-offs.

The Roomba 980 usually goes for S$1,498, but you can get it today for S$1,199.

Find out more about the iRobot Roomba 980.


Free games with Twitch Prime

If you have an Amazon Prime subscription, you also have a Twitch Prime sub. And for the entire month of July, Twitch is giving away free games! Just log into your Twitch account to claim them. 

Get them here!

Well, what are you waiting for?! Get your wallets and cards ready and #BBBMTL!


Editor's note and disclaimer: The deals are not an endorsement or recommendation of the product from the editorial team. Instead, the listed items present themselves as a good deal based on the novelty factor and how much of a discount it is being offered from standard retail pricing at the time of publishing. Please note that we are not responsible in any way if you're unable to secure the listed offer due to errors on our part or should the offers expire by the time you've checked them.

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