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Why Prime Day is the best time to buy chargers and cables

Thanks to Amazon’s Prime Day, you can pick up some fantastic Prime Day deals on items like TVs, headphones, and soundbars. But now is also a great time to stock up on smaller items you might need like cables and chargers. For this Prime Day, Amazon is offering up to 40% of chargers and cables including everything from Lightning cables to USB Type-C cables to HDMI cables. This is the cheapest that these items will be all year, even including Black Friday, so now is the best time to pick up these small but essential items.

AmazonBasics USB Type-C to USB-A Cable — $6, was $8

USB charger cables are one of those things you can never have enough of, and this Amazon Basics USB charging cable is the kind of thing it’s always handy to have on hand for charging items like phones and tablets. At 6 feet in length, there’s plenty of slack to charge from an out of the way socket or to allow you to continue using your device while it’s charging. It even supports the charging of USB Type-C devices such as MacBook, Chromebook Pixel, or Galaxy Note 7, as well as other USB devices. The cable was $8, but is now down to $6.

AmazonBasics Braided Lightning-to-USB Cable — $8, was $13

If you’ve never tried braided cables before then you don’t know what you’re missing out on. These wrapped cables are more durable and can withstand much more use and abuse than standard plastic covered cables, and they feel good to use as well. This Lightning-to-USB A cable is 3 feet long, so it’s ideal for charging on your desk, and it’s compatible with most iPhones and some iPads and iPods. It was $13, and is now down to $8.

AmazonBasics Dual-Port 24W USB Wall Charger — $9, was $13

A USB wall charger is another of those gadgets that are useful to have on hand, so you can pick up this charger and keep it at your office or in your bag so you’ll always have one to hand when you need it. This 24 Watt dual port option supports charging for two USB devices, such as two phones or one phone and one tablet. There’s also device protection and an internal safety switch to keep your devices safe while they’re charging. The charger was originally $13 and is now down to $9.

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