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Amazon Prime Day 2022 is coming on 12 - 13 July

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Amazon's two-day Prime Day has become one of the biggest sales in the retail calendar. The dates for Prime Day 2022 have been announced for July 12 – 13, but some deals are already live!

This 48-hour marathon of camera deals (opens in new tab) will see a series of discounts on a wide variety of photographic products, including cameras, lenses, tripods, filters and more. You'll also find some of the best laptops (opens in new tab), best camera phones (opens in new tab) and best tablets (opens in new tab) on sale too.

Amazon Prime Day always brings big discounts on Amazon's own products, including Blink, Ring, Echo, Kindle and Fire TV – so make sure to keep a keen eye out for a spectacular deal on these tech products. Our Amazon Prime Day deals hub (opens in new tab) is the place to be when it comes to the biggest savings on cameras and tech.

If you can't wait until November for Black Friday, Amazon Prime Day is the perfect way to get the shiny new camera product you've been eyeing up for a great discount. However, remember that Prime Day 2022 is only open to Amazon Prime members, so make sure to sign up for a membership (opens in new tab) if you haven't already.

When will Amazon Prime Day 2022 deals go live?

We expect the Amazon Prime Day 2022 event to last for 48 hours in each region, finishing on Tuesday at midnight local time. However, not all of the deals go live at the same time, with some only going live a few hours before Prime Day ends. Some deals started going live from June 21, so we're constantly checking the best offers and will bring you them as soon as we spot them.

We often find that the best deals can sell out within a matter of minutes – especially when you get a particularly good Amazon Lightning deal. This means that if you spy a good deal, it's definitely worth picking it up as soon as possible before it sells out!

How to make the most of Amazon Prime Day

If you're not an Amazon Prime member, you might be disappointed to learn that you won't be able to access the Prime Day event. However, you don't need to shell out for a monthly membership in order to make the most of the sales festivities. 

Instead, why not sign up for a 30-day free trial (opens in new tab) in order to take advantage of the discounts – and then simply cancel the membership when Prime Day is over. If you sign up now, you'll be well within the cancellation period once Prime Day has finished. 

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Amazon Prime membership | 30-day free trial (opens in new tab)
An Amazon Prime membership is vital if you want to take part in Amazon Prime Day – but you can take advantage of the 30-day free trial to get around paying any extra fees! Just make sure to cancel before the trial period ends.

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Chris George has worked on Digital Camera World since its launch in 2017. He has been writing about photography, mobile phones, video making and technology for over 30 years – and has edited numerous magazines including PhotoPlus, N-Photo, Digital Camera, Video Camera, and Professional Photography. 

His first serious camera was the iconic Olympus OM10, with which he won the title of Young Photographer of the Year - long before the advent of autofocus and memory cards. Today he uses a Nikon D800, a Fujifilm X-T1, a Sony A7, and his iPhone 11 Pro.

He has written about technology for countless publications and websites including The Sunday Times Magazine, The Daily Telegraph, Dorling Kindersley, What Cellphone, T3 and Techradar.