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When is Prime Day 2022? Everything you need to know — plus, early deals to shop

The biggest shopping event of the season is almost here.
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Shoppers, start your engines — and prepare your wallets — because Amazon's biggest sale of the season is right around the corner. Prime Day 2022 is officially set to take place on July 12 and 13, but the retailer has already dropped early deals for members, with exciting savings on select Amazon devices, tech and more.

To keep up-to-date on all of the latest Prime Day news, be sure to check back here. Until then, read below to see how you can save big before the event even begins.

When is Amazon Prime Day 2022?

Since 2015, Prime Day has typically taken place in mid-July. However, Amazon changed the event date to October in 2020 and late June in 2021 due to the pandemic and shipping delays. This year, the retailer officially confirmed that the 48-hour event is set to happen on July 12 and 13, and early deals kicked off on June 21.

When are Prime Day early deals?

Amazon is already releasing early deals weeks before the big two-day event is set to happen. Now through Prime Day, Prime members can look forward to discounts as much as 55% off "select Amazon devices, up to 50% off Fire TV, and more deals from top brands like De'Longhi, Dove, and SodaStream."

How long is Prime Day?

Prime Day 2022 will last for 48 hours, beginning Tuesday, July 12 at 3 a.m. EDT and ending Wednesday, July 13.

Best early Prime Day deals on Amazon

Fruiteam Hanging Patio Umbrella

CHI Original Ceramic Hair Straightening Flat Iron

Yvette High-Impact Sports Bra

WhiteFang Deluxe XL Pop Up Beach Tent

AquaSonic Black Series Electric Toothbrush

Simplicity UPF 50+ Wide Brim Roll-Up Straw Sun Hat

Cuisinart CCG-190 Portable Charcoal Grill

LuxClub 6 PC Sheet Set Bamboo Sheets

Ultrean Electric Air Fryer

PopYoung Summer Casual T-shirt Dress

YTL Satchel Purse Set

Vivosun Portable Green House with Roll-up Large Door

Kindle Paperwhite

Bestope Pro Beach Waver Curling Iron Wand

Bestsellers from last year's Amazon Prime Day

Last year, shoppers saw markdowns on fashion, tech and brands like Apple AirPods and popular home and beauty tool like Shark vacuums and Revlon hair dryers. Below, we rounded up the bestselling items of Prime Day 2021.

Revlon One-Step Hair Dryer and Styler

Apple AirPods Pro

Levi's 711 Skinny Jeans

iRobot Roomba Robot Vacuum

Bondi Sands Self Tanning Foam

myQ Chamberlain Smart Garage Control

Le Creuset Enameled Cast-Iron Skillet Grill

Essence Cosmetics False Lash Effect Mascara

Crest 3D Whitestrips

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