This story is part of , CNET’s guide on everything you need to know and how to make sure you get the best deal.
starts in just a few short hours, offering deep discounts on smart speakers and more, but if you just can’t wait another moment for an Echo device, there are some early deals available. Or, if you’re not a Prime member, Amazon competitors such as and are also boasting big deals this week.
Now, the biggest deals will land once the clock strikes midnight Pacific time, but Amazon has already dropped a series ofahead of the big Prime Day sale. Further, some of the best deals on Amazon’s own devices, including its and displays, are available now if you’re a Prime member and you order using Alexa.
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