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Amazon Sale: Make Huge Savings on Last-Minute Christmas Gifts

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The Amazon Sale has some amazing last-minute Christmas deals for all the family (including yourself), and there's big savings to be made on smart tech, home accessories and more. What's more, we've rounded up all the best deals in one place.

There are great offers right now on products like the Blink Outdoor Security Camera and the Echo Dot (4th gen) - but hurry, these deals aren't around for long, so pick up a bargain while you can.

Today's Best Amazon Sale Deal


Echo Show 5 | WAS £79.99, NOW £39.99 (SAVE £40)

The Echo Show 5 is a great example of a smart home device that can smarten up your home, without breaking the bank - especially when it's 50% off!

The HD camera is excellent, enhancing the experience of making and receiving video calls. The Echo Show 5 can also be used as a hub for compatible devices such as smart lights and smart plugs, and the usual advantages of Alexa voice control mean you can request a song, or check the traffic, sports scores or the weather. 

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Amazon Sale Deals Under £50

Echo Dot (4th generation) | RRP £49.99 NOW £29.99 (SAVE £20)

There are always great deals to be had on the Echo Dot and with 40% off this 4th generation model it’s a good one! 

Compatible with Alexa, you can control your entertainment, use the voice activation to control your smart home – turning on lights, thermostats and locking doors, for example – and make calls hands free.View Deal

Bosch IXO Cordless Screwdriver | RRP £41.99 NOW £32.00 (SAVE £9.99)

A great 24% saving on this Bosch Cordless Screwdriver which comes in a handy box along with 10 standard screw bits and 1x 3 hour USB charger. Great for putting together all that flat-packed furniture or fixing loose screws.View Deal

TECKIN Smart Plug, 4-Pack | WAS £49.99, NOW £30.99 (SAVE £19)

TECKIN’s four-pack of smart plugs is now available at a bargain price of 38% off. This is a great choice if you'll be away from home over Christmas because you don't even have to be in the house to turn the plugs on or off, providing convenience and peace of mind when you’re away. 

You can use the Smart Life app to set schedules for your devices, so you won’t forget to turn your devices off at night, which will help you to save energy too. It’s also compatible with Alexa and Google Home Assistant.View Deal

Great Garden Tool Deals

Snap up some deals on garden essentials in the Amazon sale. Here, we've selected some of the best bargains…

Makita DUH523Z Cordless Hedge Trimmer | WAS £119.13, NOW £69 (SAVE £50.13)

Get half price off Makita's cordless hedge trimmer now and enjoy comfortable gardening without worrying about power cables.

The rubberised soft grip provides easy usage, and it's lightweight too - but don't let the weight fool you, it's powerful, delivering up to 1,350 strokes per minute.

It also comes with an electric brake for increased safety. The battery and charger will need to be bought separately.  View Deal

WORX WG620E.2 Cordless Hydroshot Portable Pressure Cleaner | WAS £149.99 NOW £109.99 (SAVE £40)

If you’re on the lookout for a pressure cleaner that’s fast charging and comes with different spray features for versatile cleaning, then this lightweight compact WORX Cordless Hydroshot Portable Pressure Cleaner does just that. Kicking out 10x more pressure than a garden hose, the WORX Hydroshot can draw water from any source, even a bucket! As well as connecting easily to a garden hose/tap. View Deal

DIY and Home Improvement Deals

If you're preparing to do some DIY on your home before Christmas fast-approaches then take a look at some of the deals on paint brushes, laser levellers and paint.

Mokani 5PCS Paint Brushes | WAS £8.99, NOW £5.99 (SAVE £3)

This is a great offer on this multi pack of paint brushes from Mokani. The mixed synthetic bristle brushes can be used to perform a variety of paint jobs on woodwork, fences, walls and ceilings. And soft filaments are designed to hold more paint, saving you time and ensuring a good finish.  View Deal

UniBond Anti-Mould White Silicone Sealant | WAS £8.24, NOW £5.79 (SAVE £2.45)

This Unibond sealant is well-suited for warm and humid environments, such as bathrooms and kitchens, and once applied it will be touch dry within 20 minutes. 

It's also really durable, with high adhesion, so it will create a long-lasting seal meaning you don't have to worry about regularly cleaning the area to remove mould. View Deal

Power Tool Deals

Here's some great savings to be made on power tools like sanders, cordless drills and pressure washers.

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WORXSAW Compact Circular Saw I WAS £129.99 NOW £84.99 (SAVE £45)

Versatile and compact, this 700W WORX XL circular saw is a fantastic buy for any keen DIYer. With a cutting depth of 45mm it can easily cut through all manner of materials, such as tiles, metal, brick and plasterboard making it a perfect bit of kit to tackle a whole range of cutting jobs. It comes with three blades for precision cutting, a laser guide for accurate straight cuts and is slimline for one-handed operation.View Deal

Bosch EasyAquatak 120 High Pressure Washer | WAS £109.99 NOW £89.99 (SAVE £20)

This 120 bar, 1500W pressure washer from Bosch is great if you want simple push fit connections which means you can be up and running quickly and easily. It has a 5m cable length, multi nozzle applications and variable power speeds depending on what you are cleaning. It’s compact and portable and includes storage for accessories.View Deal

Makita FS6300 Drywall Screwdriver | NOW £117 at Amazon

This is one of the best prices around on Makita's drywall screwdriver, which is compact and lightweight, making it easy to use.  

It contains a powerful 570W motor to easily install drywall and sub-flooring, delivering up to 6,000RPM and 11 NM torque for more challenging jobs.

The silent clutch is a fantastic feature, improving performance and durability, and a large trigger with a lock-on button adds extra convenience. 

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Smart Home Tech Deals

If you're looking for smart lightbulbs, home security cameras or smart heating, then the Amazon sale is well worth a look.

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Drayton Wiser Multi-Zone Smart Thermostat and Smart Radiator Thermostat Kit | WAS £229.99 (RRP) NOW £151.99 (SAVE £78)

Spending more time at home this year has got many of us wishing we had more control over our heating. Step in smart thermostats and TRVs. 

This kit, from Drayton Wiser, featuring a room thermostat, heat hub and two radiator thermostats, provides everything you need to get started, and allows you to build on the system, swapping in your current TRVs with more smart radiator thermostats as and when you need them. 

The Wiser App allows you to control temperature room-by-room. What's more the kit can be paired with voice control: 'Alexa, turn up the heating in the lounge'.

This kit can be used with a combi (combination) boiler only.View Deal

All-new Blink Outdoor Security Camera | WAS £249.99 (RRP) NOW £174.99 (SAVE £75)

The battery powered Blink Outdoor HD security camera has £75 off the RRP!  

Weather resistant, the camera runs for up to two years on x2 AA lithium batteries. If features two-way audio and live view (not a continuous stream) and motion detection alerts that can be sent to your phone. There's no complicated wiring so you can set it up yourself. It works with Alexa so you use voice activation to control the camera.View Deal

Hive Dimmable Smart Bulb | WAS £19.99 (RRP) NOW £16.95 (SAVE £3.04)

Looking for smart bulbs that work with Alexa? Then snap up this 40% off deal for the Hive 9W Dimmable E27 Screw Smart Bulb. Pair your Hive bulbs with the Hive Hub and you'll be able to control your lighting via the Hive app.  Bayonet version available as well. View Deal

eufyCam 2C Wireless Home Security Camera System | WAS £259.99 NOW £229.99 (SAVE £30)

If you’re looking for a great deal on home security cameras then this one might just be for you. 

The eufyCam wireless home security camera system live-streams and records in 1080p HD for clear quality footage. Night vision mode can be viewed in full colour for a clear view. And it’s 180-day battery life means no constant charging and changing of batteries. 

You can integrate the system with Amazon Alexa and, stored locally, you can access videos via a secure 256-bit encrypted connection.View Deal

Arlo Pro3 Smart Home Security Camera | WAS £899.99 (RRP) NOW £769 (SAVE £130.99)

A hefty £130 off this Arlo Pro3 Smart Home Security camera kit, which includes 4 camera. With bags of features, including 2k video with HBR, colour night vision, 160 degree viewing angle, 2-way audio and 6 month battery life, there’s lots to love about this kit.View Deal

Reolink Security Camera | RRP £250.79 NOW £182.39 (SAVE £68.40)

This 5 megapixels video, 4x optical zoom ultra HD security camera from Reolink has a massive 31% off. It can be used indoor or out, has a neat 360 degree pan and 90 degree tilt for optimum viewing, night vision and remote access motion detection. A good all-rounder.View Deal

RIGOGLIOSO Compact Desktop Purifier | WAS £49.99 (RRP) NOW £36.54 (SAVE £13.45)

If you’re now working from home a lot more then you might have thought about buying an air purifier to freshen up and improve the air quality in your home. 

Check out this compact desktop purifier from RIGOGLIOSO, which filters 99.97% of dust, pollen and cooking smells, for example. It has 3 speed settings all accessed at the touch of a button on top of the purifier, reduced noise technology for quieter modes and a night light function, great if you want it on a side table in a bedroom or in an office space. View Deal

How Often Does the Amazon Sale Occur? 

Amazon regularly offers short-term Lightning Deals on loads of different products. Although its biggest discounts can be found on Amazon Prime Day (a 48-hour event exclusively for Prime members) and in the Black Friday and Cyber Monday sale. 

How Do I Get the Best Deal in the Amazon Sale? 

It definitely pays to be a Prime member when you’re looking for the best Amazon sale bargains - you’ll get exclusive deals and benefit from free next-day (or even same-day delivery) on thousands of products and you’ll also get access to Prime Video and Prime Music services. 

Keep an eye on Amazon’s deals page, it’ll highlight Deals of the Day and Lightning Deals, and give you a heads up of upcoming deals. 

Download the Amazon app, and you can follow upcoming deals and get notifications on your device when the deal goes live. 

Amazon also badges the best sellers and it’s own recommendations (Amazon Choice) which can be useful, as can filtering products by their star rating and reading the reviews.