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Prime Day 2019: A RedFlagDeals ‘By The Numbers’ Recap of Amazon’s Annual Shopping Event

Prime Day 2019: A RedFlagDeals ‘By The Numbers’ Recap of Amazon’s Annual Shopping Event

By Thomas Kenzaki

The annual summertime shopping event known as Prime Day has now come and gone for 2019. Its 5th anniversary saw it expand from a single day extravaganza, into a full two-day event. More time means more deals and there was no shortage of them on RedFlagDeals. Here’s a few fun highlights (and lowlights) we saw during Prime Day 2019.

  • Total number of Amazon deals shared during Prime Day: 390
  • Prime Day deals posted per hour: 8.125 per hour
  • Combined total views of all Prime Day deals: 1,428,471
  • Most viewed Prime Day deal: TCL 4 Series 4K Smart TVs (31,057 views)
  • Most discussed Prime Day deal: Sonos One (Gen 2) (232 replies)
  • Most popular Prime Day deal: $5 credit with $25 Amazon.ca gift card (278 upvotes)
  • Least popular Prime Day deal: Game of Thrones season sale (22 downvotes)
  • Total posts about Prime Day: 6,763
  • RFD members who shared a Prime Day deal: 319

We’re also holding a contest asking members if they made a Prime Day purchase or not. The current numbers (at the time of publication) shows that a LOT of you are fans of Prime Day!

  • Number of respondents who made a Prime Day purchase: 1,344
  • Percentage of respondents who made a Prime Day purchase: 81%

Amazon has said this was the most successful Prime Day ever, and judging from our own numbers here at RedFlagDeals, we’re not surprised at all to hear this.

During Prime Day Amazon sold more than 175 million items worldwide with the top 3 selling products in Canada being the PlayStation 4 Spider-Man bundle, LifeStraw Personal Water Filter, and 23andMe Health + Ancestry kits.

The PlayStation 4 Slim 1TB Console with Marvel's Spider-Man bundle which was offered at $299.99 (regularly $438.94)

Prime Day this year also saw the biggest two days ever for new Prime member signups. After all, if you’re not a Prime member, you can’t shop Prime Day deals.

As someone who spent way too much money on Prime Day, I’m both grateful for all the deals but at the same time, my wallet will definitely need some time to heal. Thankfully Black Friday is still 4+ months away!

Did you make a Prime Day purchase? Let us know in the comments below and don’t forget to enter our contest for a chance to win a $25 Amazon.ca gift card.

For those curious, here are the top 12 Prime Day deals in 2019 as rated by RedFlagDeals members:

39 Comments

    • Thanks for the info!

      Hopefully their site doesn't crash again like last year. x)
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    • Good thing about these garage sales is I have something to browse when I am bored at work :)
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    • SquareCube wrote:
      Jun 25th, 2019 3:46 am
      Good thing about these garage sales is I have something to browse when I am bored at work :)
      LOL that is usually my thought process, usually there is only 2-4 actual good deals :(
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    • Last year was such a sh*tshow I probably won't even check up on the deals. Total crap from chinese factories sold at normal prices; what's the point?
      Was there even a standout deal last year?
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    • MikoWilson wrote:
      Jun 25th, 2019 4:05 am
      Last year was such a sh*tshow I probably won't even check up on the deals. Total crap from chinese factories sold at normal prices; what's the point?
      Was there even a standout deal last year?
      Yeah, hopefully they “learn” from last year and give us some more goodies
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    • Remy85 wrote:
      Jun 25th, 2019 4:15 am
      Yeah, hopefully they “learn” from last year and give us some more goodies
      They won't, it will be full of rebranded Chinese oem random aliexpress crap again, like it always is. MAYBE you'll see Anker or similar with some deals to capitalize on all the traffic on the site, but it's not likely.
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    • its just a bunch of garbage they cant sell. july is known as clearance season in retail.
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    • Why is this a hot deal?
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    • MikoWilson wrote:
      Jun 25th, 2019 4:05 am
      Last year was such a sh*tshow I probably won't even check up on the deals. Total crap from chinese factories sold at normal prices; what's the point?
      Was there even a standout deal last year?
      Felt a lot of times a discount never existed. They just marked the price up and discounted back to regular price.
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    • I analyze it and track the price carefully. If the goods is running deals. It is the the lowest price in recent 3 months. But if you bought the item without any deals, it may set the price higher and then discount back to regular price so you may get cheated. If you really want the real discount, go to choose the goodies with deals on Prime Day.
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    • Remy85 wrote:
      Jun 25th, 2019 3:48 am
      LOL that is usually my thought process, usually there is only 2-4 actual good deals :(
      exactly. I rely on RedFlagDeals to find those 3 deals because I don’t have the patience to check all the prime day “deals”
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    • MikoWilson wrote:
      Jun 25th, 2019 4:05 am
      Last year was such a sh*tshow I probably won't even check up on the deals. Total crap from chinese factories sold at normal prices; what's the point?
      Was there even a standout deal last year?
      There are good deals, you just have to be fast on the things you want as they offer limited quantities of "additional discounts" on items which run out in a few hours.
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    • Hopefully the Fire 8 HD will be $50 after coupon again.
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    • KevCnew wrote:
      Jun 25th, 2019 7:55 am
      Hopefully the Fire 8 HD will be $50 after coupon again.
      I am hoping for this as well. Makes a great cheap Digital Photo frame/Nice sentimental gift for my wife for our anniversary!
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    • Diapers here I come
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    • dracolnyte wrote:
      Jun 25th, 2019 8:11 am
      Diapers here I come
      Deals so hot you'll shit yourself!
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    • Mysticode wrote:
      Jun 25th, 2019 4:24 am
      They won't, it will be full of rebranded Chinese oem random aliexpress crap again, like it always is. MAYBE you'll see Anker or similar with some deals to capitalize on all the traffic on the site, but it's not likely.
      Was 11.11 any better?
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    • Most sales were bad last year. But they had 30% off all watches which brought some Seiko divers down to record low prices
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    • BuyNowAndThinkLater wrote:
      Jun 25th, 2019 8:28 am
      Most sales were bad last year. But they had 30% off all watches which brought some Seiko divers down to record low prices
      The watch deals were great. I think there was also a 2TB SSD for $300 and a 12TB price error HDD for $100. May also have been black Friday.
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    • Hopefully they will release the Ring door view cam as already on sale in US amazon.

      Waiting for the Orient sun and moon to be on sale also
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    • How much do students pay for prime? How bout free trials tia
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    • mikka2017 wrote:
      Jun 25th, 2019 8:34 am
      How much do students pay for prime? How bout free trials tia
      If you can verify your student status via SheerID (iirc) Student Prime is half price.
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    • Singles day is better in China.

      FYI, I've made two separate Chinese girls cry bringing up Singles Day, someone needs to explain that one.
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    • MoneyHypeMike wrote:
      Jun 25th, 2019 5:03 am
      Why is this a hot deal?
      I guess because it Summer Time.
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    • the Bose headphones was a good deal last year- too bad many people had issues with them only working in one ear or faulty wiring.
      but ya, generally it was a let down.
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    • mikka2017 wrote:
      Jun 25th, 2019 8:34 am
      How much do students pay for prime? How bout free trials tia
      I pay $39 for mine
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    • Here's hoping for a new all-time low price on Fire TV 4k.
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    • Probably Instantpots galore.
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    • MikoWilson wrote:
      Jun 25th, 2019 4:05 am
      Last year was such a sh*tshow I probably won't even check up on the deals. Total crap from chinese factories sold at normal prices; what's the point?
      Was there even a standout deal last year?
      that's rough. Life must be hard when you have nothing to buy.
      I bought a bunch of toys and Honest Company's bubble bath for the kids, some Clark shoes, a bunch of Cascade dishwasher pods and some other little things for definitely over $500.
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    • Also, if you're into vinyl records, prime day has insane deals for some LP's and boxsets. I picked up a few last year (like the hip complete box set for 50% off --- and I'm a fringe Hip fan)... .but worth checking on.
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    • can we move this to discussion - its still almost 3 weeks away.
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    • Prime day is getting better and better for the past 3 years. Looking forward to this year's
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    • Nothing beats the first Prime Day. Diapers for fractions of the cost. I bought enough for an entire year and still wish I had bought more :'(
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    • Bawler wrote:
      Jun 25th, 2019 9:34 am
      Nothing beats the first Prime Day. Diapers for fractions of the cost. I bought enough for an entire year and still wish I had bought more :'(
      if I knew i was going to have the 2nd kid, I would have bought basement-full diapers
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    • Prime Day isn't worth getting excited for......Amazon Prime in general is barely worth it now
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    • konsensei wrote:
      Jun 25th, 2019 9:36 am
      if I knew i was going to have the 2nd kid, I would have bought basement-full diapers
      not too late for your 3rd kid :D. congrats again.
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    • Amazon Prime Day is back July 15-16. Two days of deals for prime members.

      Echo Input - $19.99
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