Amazon will kick off its much-hyped Prime Day event for members of its Prime subscriber program starting at 3 a.m. EST/midnight PT tonight — July 15th — including a number of TV specials.

The event, which promises to rival promotions offered on Black Friday, will include “thousands of deals” including “lightning deals” on a number of television specials offered as often as every 10 minutes.

The e-commerce giant teased the event Tuesday by pre-announcing a list of specials to be offered, and televisions and other electronics products were among some of the top listings.

Amazon said special offers will include the following: a 32-inch LED TV for $75; a 40-inch 1080p LED TV for $115; a “brand-name 32-inch Smart HDTV for under $200,” and a “50-inch 4K TV bundle, listed at under $1,000.”

More of the Amazon Prime Day deals after the break:

Other electronics deals to be offered include: a Fire TV Stick, for $15 off; a Kindle for $30 off; a Fire HD 7 for $60 off; a Fire HD 7 Kids Edition for $60 off; Bose headphones “at the lowest price ever on Amazon;” a Chromebook laptop for $199; and Nikon Coolpix camera for 50 percent off; two security camera kits for $279.99; and 40 Lightning Deals on DVDs offering up to 75 percent off.

For a list of must-have accessories which might pop up during the day see our article here.

Amazon is also offering deals on a wide range of products including: clothing, toys, baby products, cosmetics, kitchen appliances, pet supplies, lawnmowers, Roomba vacuums, automobile tools and supplies and more.

As for books, Amazon will offer 50 percent off any Harry Potter books, and more than 70 percent on the Divergent Series Complete Box Set of books.

Amazon also announced the offer of its Transparent Red Carpet Experience for customers in the U.S., U.K. and Germany offering the chance to win a trip to the Transparent Season 2 premiere this fall. One winner and a guest from each country will receive round-trip airfare, hotel stay and transportation as well as a chance to meet the cast and creators from the Golden Globe-winning Amazon Original Series. For a chance to win in the US visit:

Prime members in the U.S. who listen to any song on Prime Music will automatically be entered to win up-to $25,000 in Amazon Gift Cards. Prime members can stream a song, an album or listen to any Prime Station or Playlist for a chance to win Gift Card prizes, ranging from $1,000 to the Grand Prize of $25,000 in Gift Cards.

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Amazon reminded shoppers that anyone can join Prime to start a free 30-day trial and participate in Prime Day by visiting

In conjunction with Prime Day, Amazon is running a #PrimeLiving Photo Contest through July 15, when members are invited to submit a photo of #PrimeLiving moments and upload them at for the chance to win $10,000 in Amazon Gift Cards.

Among other offerings are the following: 30 percent off select clothing, shoes, jewelry, watches & more; 60 percent off Amazon Elements Baby Wipes with code ELEMENTS60; a free luxury beauty sample box with $50 purchase of luxury beauty products, with promo code LUXSAMPLES; buy an gift card multipack and get $10 in promotional credit; get a 25 percent bonus on Amazon Coins when you buy 5,000 or 10,000 Amazon Coins. Prime Now will also offer deals in the six cities where the service is offered.

Deals on the go: Prime members can shop Prime Day deals on any device, including smartphones and tablets and find deals anytime, anywhere.

By Greg Tarr

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