Prime Day is Here and These Are the 10 Best Deals You’ll Want to Score Right Away

Prime Day is here! Well, day 1 anyway. And it's time to watch your bank account balance drop as you

Prime Day is Here and These Are the 10 Best Deals You'll Want to Score Right Away

Prime Day is here! Well, day 1 anyway. And it's time to watch your bank account balance drop as you pick up the latest and greatest deals from the world's largest shipping retailer.

But your bank account doesn't have to hurt too badly – after all, it's Prime Day for a reason. Some of these discounts are extraordinary, so strike while the iron is hot and check out these 10 Prime Day (1) deals you don't want to miss. We did the hard legwork to find these deals so you can get back to the fun of summer.

Is There an Echo in Here? Dot Dot Dot …

There are few things more convenient than a little ball sitting on your counter that you can ask for any information in the world. The Echo Dot can set timers, record schedules, play music and games – pretty much anything you need it to do. This year, the 4th Generation Echo Dot is on sale for $19 for Prime Day, a discount of 69% – and it comes with a free Sengled bluetooth color light bulb that you can sync with your Dot. The Dot comes in Charcoal, Glacier White and Twilight Blue.

Smile! – Waterpik Aquarius

We know, it's not very exciting – but dental hygiene is one of the most important and oft-looked components to overall body health and wellness. And Waterpik can help you keep up with your dental health without all that twisting and acrobatics that flossing requires – and it works way better. This Waterpick is 55% off, the Prime Day price just $44.99. So if you've been thinking about making the leap, there's no better time than now.

Ice Ice, Baby – GE Profile Opal Nugget Ice Maker

If you've ever known a pregnant person, experienced a hot summer, or just enjoy the finer things in life – nugget ice may be on your radar. Most people have to buy a bag from Sonic or bug the nice people at Zaxby's for a cup of it, "One large cup of ice, no beverage please!" But the lucky few can make their own endless supply of crunchy, chewable, delicious nugget ice at home. This one comes with a personal recommendation from our Editor after several years of owning one – "it's worth every penny." And those pennies go a lot farther with the Opal's $150 discount. This version comes with a water reservoir on the side, so you won't have to refill after just a single tub of ice. Nugget ice is made to chew, slow to dissolve, and will class up any "on the rocks" drink – so act quickly.

TVs – Big Spenders and the Budget-Conscious

Whatever your budget, Toshiba and Insignia have you covered.

This Toshiba TV usually runs just under $1,400 but you can nab it today for $699.99. It's a 75-inch Class M550 Series LED 4K UHD Smart Fire TV with Hands-Free with Alexa, and offers a slim frame for seamless integration with any decor.

This Insignia 50-inch Class F30 Series LED 4K UHD Smart Fire TV will only set you back $239.99, a 40% discount. And it has 4.5 stars, so you know it's going to be good.

Instant Pot Vortex Air Fryer – All the Taste of Your Favorite Fried Food, None of the Grease

If you've been waiting to make the leap into the world of air fryers, now is your chance. The Instant Pot Vortex comes with the benefit of a name everyone knows and trusts, with all the convenience of the industry's best air fryers. This product has a 6qt capacity and 6-in-1 functions. It has a solid 5 stars, so clearly you can't go wrong with the Vortex.

Back to School – This Educational Laptop is Reasonable and Functional

Lenovo is known for quality devices, and this student laptop is no exception. It's a 300W Generation 3 2-in-1 Educational Computer with an AMD 3015e Dual-Core Processor, 11.6" HD Touchscreen Display. It has 4GB Memory, 64GB storage and runs Windows 10 Pro. You won't be able to run any powerful games on this computer, but it'll handle all your educational needs without issue. Today's deal offers 47% off, so you can pick it up for $199.99.

23andMe – and You

If you've always wondered about your family's genetic history and your own health risks, 23andMe can help you piece together the puzzles. This kit will provide you with a full health study as well as ancestry information and traits by analyzing your DNA.

The 23andMe+ Premium Membership Bundle with DNA Kit includes personal genetic insights including Health + Ancestry Service Plus 1-Year Access to exclusive reports. With a 52% discount, it will only cost $108.99.

The 23andMe Health kit includes Health + Ancestry Service with personal Genetic DNA Test including health predispositions, carrier status, wellness, and trait reports. It will run you $98.99, a 50% discount.

In Honor of the James Webb Telescope – Buy Your Own (Slightly Smaller Version)

Today, the James Webb Telescope released its first batch of images to the public, and they were just as breathtaking as everyone hoped. In honor of the historic day, spend your Prime Day discounts on something special – your very own beginner's telescope. This Gskyer Telescope comes with a 70mm aperture, 400mm AZ mount. A 52% discount brings it down to $62.49.

Keeping it Close with a Smooth Shave from Braun

When you think of electric razors, Braun may be one of the first brands that comes to mind. And there's a reason for that. With a legacy of excellence and affordability, Braun razors are a staple in many households. Now you can pick up the Series 9 for $199.99, a 35% discount.

Time for a New Watch with Invicta

Invicta is a popular watch brand, so you can buy with confidence that someone's going to recognize it and compliment you on it. Of course, it tells the time too – so whatever your reason, this Invicta is the watch for you. It's the Men's 14878 model in gold, with a dark blue textured dial that makes it sleek and elegant – and a little show-offy. It'll run you $75.58, a 47% discount.

Of course this list isn't exhaustive – the deals march on. But this is a good place to start. From here, we personally recommend checking out the blenders, computer monitors, running shoes and board games.