The Best Amazon Prime Day Deals for Home, Outdoor, and Lifestyle: Instant Pot, Zojirushi, Fitbit

It’s here, it’s here! Amazon Prime Day, our unofficial national summer shopping holiday, can be a little overwhelming. We’ve winnowed down our picks in a few niche categories to help you get the best prices on some of the most expensive gear around. For your shopping pleasure, we’ve selected some of the best home, outdoors, and lifestyle gear that you’ll find on Amazon for Prime Day. Take a look at all of our best Prime Day deals here.

Browse our full list of Prime Day Deals here, and check out the discounts you can find on Amazon Devices here.

Save 60 Percent on A KitchenAid Stand MixerA sturdy stand mixer is an indispensable kitchen item, useful for everything from mixing meatballs to whipping up pizza dough from scratch. KitchenAid’s iconic mixers are usually expensive, but right now, they’re 60 percent off. If you already have one, this is a perfect graduation gift or wedding present for someone else.Buy A Professional 6-Quart Kitchen-Aid Stand Mixer for $220 (was $390).

More Home Goods Deals

  • Vitamix 7500 64-Ounce Blender for $370 (was $529). One of the priciest blenders around is also a perennial WIRED favorite, renowned for its ability to reduce the toughest kale leaf to microscopic particles. This is a great time to grab a blender whose blades spin fast enough to heat soup through friction alone.

  • Instant Pot Duo for $65 (was $100). We’ve recommended an Instant Pot in multiple gift guides for new parents. It’s one of the easiest and fastest ways to get some cooked calories into your mouth. If you can’t find a good recipe, we’ve also tested Instant Pot cookbooks here.

  • Zojirushi 3-Cup Rice Cooker for $95 (was $130). We loved this rice cooker when we reviewed it. Cooking times of up to an hour will come as an unpleasant shock to anyone used to using an Instant Pot, but the timed function makes up for it and all your steamed or simmered grains will come out perfectly done.

  • 6-Quart Programmable Crock-Pot for $38 (was $49). Finally, a reliable Crock-Pot that you can pre-program in advance and has a locking lid for transporting your homemade soups and stews.

  • ecobee3 Thermostat with Three Sensors for $203 (was $289). While the Nest is synonymous with smart thermostats, We found that the ecobee’s sensors were much more effective at keeping the temperature in every room in my house stable. We tested the ecobee4, but this bundle is a great price for three sensors instead of only one.

  • Walabot In-Wall Imager for $56 (was $70). I tried the Walabot at CES 2018 and it would be indispensable for anyone who is currently renovating their home. Nota bene: It doesn’t work for iPhone users.

  • PicoBrew Model C Beer Brewing Appliance for $280 (was $400). Starts at 7 am PDT on Tuesday. Homebrewing is a lot of fun, but unless you have a lot of friends, it’s hard to drink a full keg of beer every other week. The PicoBrew lets you fine-tune your recipes five liters at a time.

  • TP-Link Wi-Fi Smart Plug for $20 (was $30). This Wi-Fi-enabled plug lets you turn off your devices remotely and works with Alexa and Google Assistant.

  • iRobot Roomba 671 for $229 (was $350). Roomba’s navigational capabilities and cleaning power were unsurpassed in all the robot vacuums that we tested. The Roomba 671 works with Alexa and is great for pet hair and a variety of different surfaces.

  • ChefSteps Joule Sous Vide for $149 (was $199). This sleek device will help you perfectly cook your veggies and proteins.

  • Philips Sonicare DiamondClean Rechargeable Toothbrush for $100 (was $200). This is the classiest, most easy to use, and most comfortable smart electric toothbrush around. Your teeth will thank you.

  • August 3rd-Gen Smart Lock for $111 (was $150). We loved August’s pill-shaped, silver, Alexa-enabled smart lock when we reviewed it last year.

  • August Smart Lock Pro with Connect for $238 (was $279). If you find that the August’s Bluetooth geofencing to be a little wonky, adding a Wi-Fi bridge will solve the problem.

Health and Fitness Gear Deals

  • Yeti Hopper Two for $175 (was $250). Yeti is known for making extremely coolers with excruciatingly high price tags that are, unfortunately, worth every penny. At least now, you won’t have to spend as many of them.

  • Nokia Steel HR for $126 (was $180). The best fitness tracker is one that you’ll actually use. The Nokia Steel HR tracks your step count and heart rate, pairs with the Nokia Health app, and is sleek and simple enough to pass for an everyday analog watch.

  • Fossil Q Men’s Explorist Smartwatch for $199 (was $255). Speaking of watches that can conceivably pass for analog watches, this is a decent, great-looking Android smartwatch that is also dust- and splash-resistant.

  • Fitbit Alta HR for $90 (was $120). Fitbit’s small, stylish fitness tracker is an attractive and easy-to-use option for people who think most fitness trackers are uggo.

  • LifeStraw Personal Water Filter for $10 (was $25). Whether you’re camping, hiking, or traveling internationally, a light, small, portable, and packable water filter can save your life (or at least save you from a night or two of terrible tummy trouble). This is a great price for a water filter that doesn’t require any batteries and won’t make your water taste weird.

  • National Geographic DNA Test Kit for $50 (was $100). National Geographic uses the Helix platform to sequence your DNA, a clinical-level technology that sequences all 22,000 of your DNA’s coding regions and has only recently become available to consumers. This is the obvious choice if you want a one-time donation that will eventually lead to all sorts of genetic insights as Helix’s partner list grows.

  • 23andMe Health and Ancestry Genetic Service for $100 (was $300). Another alternative is 23andMe’s wildly popular personalized genetic reports.

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