Amazon Prime Day: All you need to know

Amazon Prime Day: All you need to know

Amazon has a Hitachi 50-inch 4K LED TV on sale for $289.99 as its Deal of the Day.

"Prime members in Australia have access to the widest selection of Prime benefits at launch for any country ever", states Amazon Australia.

Even if you're a lapsed Prime member and you can't get the free trial, signing up for a one-month membership may be worthwhile, depending on what Prime Day deals you want to take advantage of. After that period expires, Amazon Prime costs about $12.99 (£9.79) per month.

Amazon India is also enticing customers with new perks. The company ruffled feathers earlier this year when it upped the annual price of a Prime membership from $99 to $119.

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This year's deals include discounts on hot electronics, freebies for subscribers of services under the Amazon umbrella like Twitch and Kindle, and just about everything else you can imagine.

Amazon is offering Prime subscriptions in the Netherlands for €3.99 for the first month rising to €5.99 in September.

Amazon would add five such fulfilment centres - warehouses where stuffs are stored, sorted and transported to destinations - by end of this year. As of April 2018, it had more than 100 million members.

Amazon is now preparing for the big Prime Day sale, spread over 36 hours beginning July 16. "For this we have created a virtual room where customers can walk in and check how does a product like a piece of garment looks on a virtual model giving a better feel of the texture and appearance when it is actually worn", Akshay Sahi, head of Prime, said.

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