Amazon Cyber Monday deals 2019: Everything you need to know

Plan to reserve funds for Cyber Monday and do your best to conserve that moeny during Black Friday's collective retail euphoria. Experienced shoppers know that Amazon doesn't drop all of its best deals on Black Friday. The online mega-merchant reserves a significant share of excellent bargains for Cyber Monday.

So, on December 2 when Cyber Monday 2019 occurs, you can expect another massive round of offerings. The best strategy for Cyber Monday is to plan ahead. That way you'll have the best odds of finding and having money remaining to buy what you want at the very best discounts.

If you start with a list of products you most want, down to model numbers and backup options, you'll be less likely to blow your budget on the first good deal catches your eye. You want to avoid getting caught up the urgency-based sales frenzy on Black Friday. Limited time and limited quantity deals can be tempting but don't jump too soon.

Unless an item is on your "must have" list, hold off during the beginning of any sales event. Don't exhaust your budget too early and miss out on a must-have item later on. Closeout deals at the end of the sale events can be especially sweet when you have discretionary funds to spend on them.

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What to expect from Amazon on Cyber Monday

Pace yourself.

Like other merchants, Amazon doesn't introduce all of its best deals at the beginning of the Cyber Monday. You won't see everything that will be on sale in your target categories with just one early-morning visit. Amazon will feature various types of deals during the day, including lightning deals, short-term, limited-quantity sales, and exclusive bundles.

You might be tempted to lean on your refresh button all day, but let us do that -- because we will. We'll update this page all day with the very best deals in the categories we monitor. Amazon will offer hefty discounts on its own brand products and brands.

Expect the excellent deals on most if not the full lineup of Amazon Echo smart home devices such as the Echo and Echo Dot, Echo Shows, Fire TVs, Fire Tablets, and their Kindle e-readers. You can count on seeing tons of deals on third-party Alexa-compatible devices, including video doorbells, smart security cameras, speakers, lights, robot vacuums, and other appliances.

Because Amazon organizes deals by categories, you should find it very easy to shop for deals on computers and accessories, home, electronics, kitchen, cell phones and accessories, video games, cameras and photography, office products and supplies, and major appliances.

What Amazon did last during Cyber Monday 2018 and Prime Day 2019

By Cyber Monday 2018, Amazon had already sold out on some smart speakers and Echo smart displays, but there were plenty of excellent deals left. One exciting pattern we observed last Cyber Monday and during this year's Prime Day was that Amazon offered attractive discounts on some of its most recently announced products.

For example, during Prime Day 2019, Amazon reduced the price of the then-new Echo Show 5 from its £90 list price to just £60. You can also expect Amazon to offer significant savings on services like Audible audiobooks and possibly discounts on Amazon Prime for new members, too.

Amazon deals going on now

As we said earlier about Black Friday, you don't have to wait for Cyber Monday to find head-shaking deals on Amazon. We've already noted and posted heavily discounted Amazon deals for smart home devices, vacuums, and small appliances.

Amazon hopes you spend money now and on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, so the company will continue to add tempting new deals to the site during the lead up to the post-Thanksgiving sales events. Here are some of the best deals on Amazon now:

We strive to help our readers find the best deals on quality products and services, and we choose what we cover carefully and independently. The prices, details, and availability of the products and deals in this post may be subject to change at anytime.

Be sure to check that they are still in effect before making a purchase.

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