Prime Day season is upon us. Bargains and discounts that rival Black Friday in terms of savings, but are exclusive to Prime customers. Tons of deals to be looked into, and plenty for pop culture lovers.
10 Items to Buy on Amazon Prime Day 2022, According to Our Popular Culture Editors
1. Criterion Collection
The hottest Bi-annual sale there is. Just one look at social media and you'll see film lovers dropping upwards of five hundred dollars on these coveted Blu-Rays. With options ranging from the hottest releases of the last few years, The Irishman, Parasite, Uncut Gems, all the way to essentials of yesteryear, whether they be from the U.S. or abroad. The Criterion Collection has it all, and with a sale lasting all of July it might not be the most urgent prime day deal to hop on, but one of the most enticing and option-rich for sure.
2. Bose QuietComfort Noise Cancelling Earbuds
Sometimes you just need to block everything else out. Whether it be to listen to music, focus on a movie, listen to an audiobook, or whatever else, sometimes AirPods don't cut it. With a -29% discount and coming in at $199, these are a must-buy for anyone looking to make the step up from your current headphones.
3. Samsung HW-A450/ZA 2.1ch Soundbar
Something you don't know you need until you have it yourself. Soundbars amplify media consumption tenfold. Connecting to your TV via Bluetooth, this soundbar can function while you watch TV and movies, play video games, or listen to music. Truly all-purpose, and with a -31% discount bringing the price down to $137.99, now is the time to jump on it.
4. Roku Streambar
First a soundbar, now a streambar. In the past year, Roku has proven that it is essential for convenience and utility. A 4k streaming device with all of the most useful, popular streaming channels integrated within. Easy access to whichever services you frequent, and with a very manageable user interface. With a -31% discount on Prime Day, the price comes down to $89.99, and at that price, it is an essential get.
5. Sony X91J 85 Inch TV
Not quite as an immersive visual experience as the 8k experience, but an immersive one nonetheless. 4k TVs are becoming the standard quickly and nothing improves a viewing experience like one. Improving your viewing experience with rich colors and clear, crisp, vivid images, and to get that for cheap($1799.99) on Prime day is a once-a-year occurrence.
6. Arrow Video
Criterion Collection not enough for you? Well, Arrow has got you covered. A little friendly competition never hurt anyone, Arrow Video's 50% off sale with Barnes and Noble also this month goes all the way until the 18th. With a vast and varied selection, tackling the mainstream slightly more often than their competitor, but also specializing in cult classics, with selections like Southland Tales, Flatliners, and True Romance.
7. Amazon Fire TV
What's Prime Day without some Amazon products? 4k UHD image with vivid colors and popping visuals. Not only that, but Fire TV comes with hands-free Alexa technology, which is incredibly useful as I've come to learn firsthand. Amazon-made products also come with the biggest discounts, a 46% price drop to $299.99 makes this one of Prime Day's most essential purchases
8. GROVIEW 9500L Native 1080P Projector
The fashionable becomes unfashionable and then fashionable again, some would put it. Projectors have come back into style in the year 2022 with a more sleek, portable, and intuitive design. Functioning with Bluetooth and WiFi
9. Harry Potter 8-Film Collection
The big, artsy physical media distributors aren't the only ones with skin in the game this Prime Day. Big franchises like Harry Potter are offering the best deal on their whole collection that you'll ever see. With a 46% discount, bringing down the total $93.88.