Best Amazon Warehouse Deals Available Now: March 2022

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If you’re looking for tech gadgets to help with your everyday life, you can take advantage of some great discount deals from Amazon Warehouse. This dedicated Amazon storefront specializes in reselling open-box, pre-owned, and customer-returned items.

And don’t let the word “used” scare you: Each item goes through an inspection process to determine if it can be resold, and each item’s listing clearly states what kind of working condition it’s in. These range from “as new” to “acceptable”, with an almost new meaning “you would never know it was used” and acceptable meaning “it works, but shows wear”.

One thing to keep in mind when looking at our deals here is that since Amazon Warehouse primarily sells customer returned items and open-box units, inventories are extremely limited. For some items, only one or two units are available at a given list price at any given time. So be quick if you see something you like.

Also: Best desktop deals available right now: Lenovo, Dell, HP and more

Amazon Fire HD 8 Plus Tablet 32GB for $64

Save $46, acceptable condition

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For something cheaper, try the Fire HD 8 Plus. It has a large 8-inch screen, 32GB of storage and is one of our top picks in the Fire range. While the latter feature may not be of interest to everyone, this portable tablet becomes an Echo Show when paired with Amazon’s wireless charging dock. You can expect the battery to last up to 12 hours on a single charge and thanks to the 3 GB RAM you won’t have any problems surfing the web, reading and streaming movies. The Fire HD 8 Plus usually sells for $109, so this Amazon Warehouse deal is about 50% off.

Apple iPhone 11 (128 GB, unlocked) for $425

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When we tested the iPhone 11 in 2019, the device proved to be one of the most efficient and affordable phones at the time. That statement still applies today. Amazon Warehouse currently sells the iPhone in all colors and storage options, but we recommend buying the 128GB or 256GB models. You can even buy a nearly new and refurbished 128GB iPhone 11 for just $425, $124 less than how much Apple sells it online.

Also: ZDNet’s full iPhone 11 review

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE (128GB, unlocked) for $428

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Itching for an Android phone instead? In addition to the plethora of deals on new and unlocked handhelds, you can save more through Amazon’s Warehouse Island. While supplies last, a near-new Samsung Galaxy S20 FE can be had for just $499, $200 less than a new model. For something that shows little to no wear and tear, you get a wearer ready smartphone with a vibrant 6.5-inch 120Hz display, a long-lasting 4,500mAh battery, 128GB of storage, and some quirks that have become rare these days and Age: MicroSD card support and a 3.5mm headphone jack. In many ways, the S20 FE ranks high in today’s market, and now it can be yours for less.

Also: How the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE fares in the 5G mid-range market

HP Pavilion x360 for $539

Save $240, very good condition

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The HP Pavilion x360 is a 2-in-1 version of the brand’s well-known workhorse laptop. And at Amazon Warehouse, you can get a decent discount on a brand-new, used unit. It features an 11th Gen Intel Core i5 CPU, 8GB of RAM, a 256GB SSD, and a 1080p touchscreen for better control over apps and programs, as well as handwritten notes and digital drawing or painting. It also features Wi-Fi 6 compatibility for ultra-fast wireless internet speeds, Bluetooth connectivity for wireless peripherals, and USB-C fast charging so you can have up to 50% battery in just 45 minutes. And when the battery is fully charged, you can use your laptop for up to 8 hours, which is perfect for a normal office shift or a day in the classroom.

MSI Prestige 15 for $1,060

Save $739, Good Condition

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The MSI Prestige 15 is a laptop tailored for creative professionals. The 15.6-inch screen produces excellent 4K resolution and up to 100% of the Adobe sRGB color gamut. It’s also factory calibrated for DeltaE<2 accuracy, so you can rest assured that your on-screen art and real prints will look nearly identical; you can also connect a second 4K display via the Thunderbolt 3 port for easier multitasking. It's built with 32GB of RAM for tons of processing power and speed, and you can expand that up to 64GB if your needs change.

It also has a 1TB SSD for ample storage space for raw art files, photos and video. Wi-Fi 6 offers super-fast wireless internet speeds, which are crucial for sending mock-ups and progress updates to customers. The 180-degree hinge allows you to unfold the laptop to a flat configuration, making it easier to draw during a meeting or share your screen with a client. The laptop chassis is also tested to MIL-810G standards for durability, so you can rest assured that your new laptop will withstand bumps, drops and spills.

Amazon Warehouse FAQ

What is Amazon Warehouse?

Amazon Warehouse is a dedicated storefront for Amazon where they sell open boxes, used items in near new condition, and customer returned items at a discounted price. You can find just about everything from clothes and books to laptops and TVs on the Amazon Warehouse store page. It differs from Amazon Outlet in that it does not sell overstocked items or new items on clearance.

How does Amazon Warehouse work?

When a customer returns something to Amazon, it goes through an inspection process to determine the condition of the item. Usually a customer returns something right away, either because they received the wrong item, it doesn’t fit correctly, or it just doesn’t fit their needs as they thought. Sometimes customers return things for random reasons, such as color preferences. Items with no wear and tear (such as a laptop that someone didn’t like because it was silver instead of dark gray) can be labeled “open box” if it contains all of the original packaging and paperwork. If there is no to minimal wear and/or the item is missing original packaging or paperwork, it may be listed as ‘as new’.

And the ratings only go downhill from there as damage and cosmetic wear are assessed; the lowest state rating is “used-acceptable,” meaning the item works; it just has a lot of cosmetic wear and tear and maybe things like original power cables, manuals or packaging are missing. Items rated “acceptable” can be purchased at deep discounts if you don’t mind your new product looking like it’s gone through all nine circles of shopping hell. You just have to be aware that cosmetic wear and tear can also lead to hardware failure in tech items like laptops, tablets, and phones, so you can celebrate finding an iPhone 11 for $200, but keep in mind that the spider web case may be a number of broken ones also hides hardware.

What does “open box” mean?

An item listed as “open box” can apply to a variety of situations, but most commonly it will be items that arrived in the store with heavily damaged original packaging or returned by a customer with almost no wear and tear and in all original packaging. An open box is sometimes referred to as “scratch and dent” because customers typically shy away from buying new items in worn-out boxes, even if the laptop (or whatever it is) is in near-pristine condition. An intrepid shopper can land some pretty great deals if they’re willing to consider open box and scratch-and-dent sales.

Do Prime Members Get Special Amazon Warehouse Discounts?

There may be flash deals from time to time that Prime members get early access to, but in general? Amazon Warehouse doesn’t really offer additional discounts on items because it’s really a way for the company to recoup retail and shipping losses.

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