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Amazon To Celebrate 20th Birthday With Big Discounts

If you have some plans for major shopping, and if you are an Amazon Prime member, then your prayers are answered. Amazon’s 20th birthday is coming next week, and to celebrate, the e-commerce giant will be introducing a “Prime Day“, where the company will be offering more deals than even on Black Firday.

Amazon’s Prime Day sales

The sale will be held on July 15, and new and existing members in the U.S., U.K., Spain, Japan, Italy, Germany, France, Canada and Austria will find deals starting at midnight, with new deals starting as often as every ten minutes. Only Prime members will be able to take advantage of these deals.

Amazon To Celebrate 20th Birthday With Big Discounts

Amazon says that “Prime members can shop exclusive deals from electronics, toys, video games, movies, clothing, patio, lawn and garden, sports and outdoor items and more.” Basically, Prime members will enjoy deals from various categories, even smartphones and tablets. And if you are not an existing member of Prime, then you can try it out and become a member for free for 30 days, and take advantage of this Prime Day.

Amazon is also holding a #PrimeLiving Photo Contest, whereby members will to submit photos that show off the advantages of Prime. Members can simply sign-in to Prime Photos from 6th July – 15th July, and submit a photo on the contest page at amazon.com/primeliving. One winner will then be selected from each Prime eligible country, and the winner will be awarded a $10,000 Amazon Gift Card.

For those who don’t know, Amazon Prime is an annual membership program that costs $99 a year, and all members enjoy unlimited free two-day shipping, access to a streaming-video library, early access to select Lightning Deals, unlimited photo storage in Amazon Cloud Drive with Prime Photos and access to more than 800,000 books to borrow on the Kindle.

So gear up for the Prime Day on July 15th, and let’s see if Amazon’s claim of having more deals than Black Friday really lives up to the hype.