Looking to score one of those Amazon Lightning Deals this holiday season? Better get the app.
For the first time, Amazon will offer more than 150 Lightning Deals available only through its Amazon Mobile Shopping app (viewable on the App Only Deals tab). These will begin at 6 p.m. ET on Thanksgiving and will run through Wednesday, Dec. 9. A “Watch A Deal” feature enables consumers to receive notifications on their mobile devices when a selected deal has gone live.
The e-tailer is also kicking off its Eight Days of Deals this Friday. Beginning Nov. 20, Amazon will offer a series of Lightning Deals on Amazon.com/BlackFriday, with offers added as frequently as every five minutes, it said. It will also offer 10 Deals of the Day starting at midnight on Thanksgiving and up to 10 more on Black Friday.
Prime members receive early access (30 minutes) to the majority of these Lightning Deals.
Deals during the Nov. 20 through Black Friday period will include:
*Kindle Paperwhite, $99.99;
*$30 off Kindle and Kindle for Kids Bundle;
*Fire tablet, $34.99;
*Fire Kids Edition, $84.99;
*$25 off Amazon Fire TV;
*$15 off Amazon Fire TV Stick and Amazon Fire TV Stick with Voice Remote;
*Samsung 32-inch 1080p LED TV for $177;
*LG 49-inch 1080p LED TV for less than $370;
*Samsung 75-inch 1080p smart LED TV for less than $2,000;
*“top-selling” 60-inch 4K LED TV, $799;
*TCL 55-inch Roku smart LED TV, $348;
Hisense 55-inch 4K smart LED TV, $448 (app-only deal);
*50-inch 1080p LED TV, $149; (app-only deal)
*TCL 32” Roku smart LED TV, $125
*Acer home-theater projector, $299;
*Vizio 38-inch 2.1 soundbar, $79.99;
*$49 off Sonos two-room streaming music starter set;
*40 percent off Polk Audio Omni S2 wireless speaker;
*up to 25 percent off Denon Heos 1 wireless speakers;
*50 percent off Sony Extra Bass Bluetooth headphones;
*save more than 50 percent on Sennheiser HD 598 headphones
*Jawbone Up3, $99
*Save $100 on a Dell two-in-one;
*Asus 15-inch laptop, $129
*up to 40 percent off select Acer desktops, monitors, Chromebooks, and tablets; and
*save more than 20 percent on select Samsung Galaxy tablets.
In other Amazon news, the e-tailer announced it’s opening two fulfillment centers in Obetz and Etna, Ohio, both just outside of Columbus. They are expected to bring more than 2,000 jobs to the region, Amazon said, and will expedite shipping times in the Buckeye State.
The Etna location will be more than 800,000 square feet, while the Obetz location will be more than 1 million, and brings the number of Amazon distribution centers up to nearly 60 in the U.S.