Amazon Prime Day deals launch with countdown; today's are themed around summer entertainment

Annual event is similar to Black Friday sales
Posted: 4:00 AM, Jul 05, 2016
Updated: 2016-07-05 16:03:08-04

Following the trend around Black Friday and extending one-day deals by counting down to that day, Amazon has launched deals leading up to its annual  Amazon Prime Day , which is July 12.

Deals today, July 5, are themed around summer entertainment. Some of the items on sale today are:
•  Acer products
•  In-ground basketball systems
•  40-percent off Kindle Unlimited
•  Moto unlocked phones

The deals offered during the countdown and on Amazon Prime Day require membership.  Click here for information on joining Prime.