Amazon's Prime Day runs into snags swiftly

Amazon Prime Day tips that the Pro Primers know

Should you shop on Prime Day? Experts say Amazon's deals are not as 'good as they seem'

Amazon is gearing up for its annual Prime Day on July 16, but getting a deal that matches Black Friday prices isn't a certainty.

Amazon will rake in $3.6 billion in sales this Prime Day, analyst Daniel Ives estimates. Eastern time, but for many it started with an error code.

Amazon Prime Day kicks off here in a couple of hours and runs for a good 36 hours or so. Many took to social media to complain that they couldn't order items. It's not quite two days, but it's even longer than last year's Prime Day bonanza.

The Amazon Prime day sale will also bring price cut on smartphones such as the Moto G5 Plus, Samsung Galaxy On7 Prime, Huawei P20 Pro, Huawei P20 Lite, 10.or E, 10.or G, and the InFocus Turbo 5.

There are a number of deal-hunting websites online, all of which will be on full alert for Prime Day bargains.

It's not all about music-making though with endless deals on everything from Amazon device products to groceries.

Having a Prime account will give you notifications on when new deals come through, as well as better deals on some of the best items. For Monthly Prime Membership, the membership will be up for renewal on a monthly basis.

While the deals on third party products may not be earth-shattering, Amazon usually slashes prices on its own devices, like the Alexa Smart Speaker, Fire stick streaming TV device and their line of Kindles.

You get Prime Video with your subscription (Picture: Getty Images)How to sign up for Amazon Prime and what do you get for your subscription? In the meantime, Amazon is giving shoppers a heads up on some upcoming bargains.

This is the biggest Prime Day yet. However, you can cancel before that month ends to avoid being charged anything. Shoppers who spend at least $10 on a single purchase at Whole Foods between July 11 and July 17 will receive a $10 credit to spend on Prime Day.

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