Amazon Kicks Off 2016 Black Friday Deals Store & Curated Holiday Gift Guides

Posted Tue Nov 1, 2016 at 11:30 AM PDT by

'Tis the season for deals on Amazon!

Amazon has announced the launch of its 2016 Black Friday Deals Store. In addition, the online retailer is also offering curated holiday gift guides for Electronics, Home, Handmade, and other categories.

"Customers love discovering the best deals on the most sought-after products, and our Black Friday Deals Store and curated Holiday Gift Guides offer them a place to do just that – plus enjoy the most convenient shopping experience with tons of super-fast shipping options," said Doug Herrington, Senior Vice President of North American Retail at Amazon. "This holiday season, we're offering more deals than ever before and – for the first time ever – giving Prime members an opportunity to use Alexa voice shopping for purchasing their holiday gifts hands-free. They can make purchases simply by asking Alexa-enabled devices, like the new Echo Dot, while relaxing at home with family and friends."

The 2016 Amazon Black Friday Deals Store will offer tens of thousands of deals, and new sales as often as every five minutes, now through December 22. Likewise, as part of the promotion Amazon is providing up to 20 Deals of the Day in a single day. And beyond the Deals Store, Amazon has also put together a specially curated Electronics Gift Guide with more than 500 of this year's hottest tech products. Customers can browse through more than 10 categories, including smart home, home entertainment, music, wearables, photography, gaming, gadgets and gizmos, and more. In addition, the Electronics Gift Guide includes expert reviews and product demonstration videos.

Meanwhile, Amazon Prime members can also take advantage of Alexa voice ordering this holiday season. Subscribers with an EchoEcho DotAmazon Tap, Amazon Fire TV, or Fire tablet can now use their voice to order tens of millions of products through Alexa. Likewise, there will be hundreds of exclusive deals just for voice shoppers as well (visit to learn more). Finally, Prime Members can also access thousands of Lightning Deals with 30-minute early access and enjoy unlimited fast, free shipping options, including Two-Day Shipping on more than 30 million items, Prime FREE Same-Day Delivery on more than one million items available in 27 cities, and Prime Now where customers can find tens of thousands of products available for one and two-hour delivery in more than 30 US cities.

A current Amazon Prime subscription costs $99 per year or $11 per month. Likewise, Prime Instant Video is available as a standalone service for $8 per month. Stay tuned to High-Def Digest for more Black Friday Countdown deals!

Source: Amazon

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