The 20 Coolest Gadgets to Buy on Amazon — and Some Are Even on Sale For Prime Day
With Amazon Prime Day officially here through July 12, we can't stop shopping all of the amazing deals. But no matter how many times we thought we uncovered all the fascinating products on Amazon, the site continually surprises us with even more new discoveries and unique gadgets that make life easier.
However, with hundreds of pages to sift through, finding the perfect gems can be overwhelming. That's why we created an ultimate guide for you to shop through that contains the best gadgets on the site that have captivated both our editors and Amazon shoppers alike.
From portable photo printers to smart alarm clocks, kitchen gadgets and more, there are so many unique and cool items to sift through. Prepare to be pleasantly surprised by products you never anticipated, such as the genius microwave cleaner that transforms a daunting task into an effortless one, or the temperature-controlling mug that ensures your drink stays hot for as long as you desire.
Whether you're a chef, a homebody, or a travel enthusiast, there's something in our selection that will undoubtedly captivate your interest. Discover our top mind-boggling inventions on Amazon, featuring options at every price point. Hurry before they sell out!
Looking for something specific? Browse through our categories ahead. And shop more of POPSUGAR's editor-curated Amazon Prime Day Sale picks here.
Best Amazon Microwave Cleaner
Topist Angry Mama Microwave Cleaner ($7, originally $16)
This device acts as a steamer inside your microwave, and is the easiest and fastest way to clean it out. Shoppers rave about it, as one person who gave it a five-star rating said it "makes a very annoying task easy." Oh, and it also happens to be on sale for Amazon Prime Day, too.
Best Amazon Car Fan
XOOL Electric Car Fans ($30, originally $38)
Beat the summer heat and ensure the comfort of your backseat passengers with these car fans. They're designed to attach to the back of the front seats and can be adjusted to rotate up, down, right, or left. Buy it on sale now for Amazon Prime Day.
Best Amazon Milk Maker
Almond Cow Milk Maker Machine ($196, originally $245)
One of our editors fell in love with this milk-maker machine for how quickly it turned a cup of almonds into a fresh glass of almond milk. It's a versatile and sustainable solution for making milk out of your favorite nuts, seeds, or grains without even taking a trip to the supermarket. Read our Almond Cow Milk Maker Machine review for more, and buy it now while it's on sale for Amazon Prime Day.
Editor Quote: "What I like most about the Almond Cow Milk Maker Machine is how ridiculously easy it is to use. Once you're familiar with the steps, you can turn a bag of almonds into almond milk in under five minutes (I'm not exaggerating). " — Marisa Petrarca, contributing editor, Commerce
Best Amazon Vacuum
iRobot Roomba 694 Robot Vacuum ($199, originally $275)
This vacuum is a customer favorite with over 12,000 five-star ratings on Amazon, and it's on sale now for Amazon Prime Day. Simply plug it in and set it up, and it'll help keep your home fresh and clean. The self-charging device has a three-stage cleaning system that lifts dirt, debris, and dust from both carpets and hard surfaces.
Best Amazon Mop
iRobot Braava Jet M6 Ultimate Robot Mop ($349, originally $450)
If you're already a fan of robot vacuums, get ready to be amazed by this robot mop. It's designed to work automatically while you're away, leaving you with one less thing to worry about. With its versatile functionality, it mops and sweeps a variety of surfaces including tile, hardwood, and stone. Buy it now while it's on sale for Amazon Prime day.
Best Amazon Indoor Garden
Herb Saver Best Keeper ($11, originally $14)
Keep your herbs as fresh as possible by storing them in this refillable capsule. Simply refill it with water every three to five days, and the herbs will last longer. It's dishwasher safe, too, so it's a breeze to clean up.
Best Amazon Reusable Notebook
Rocketbook Everlast Reusable Smart Notebook ($20, originally $30)
This notebook contains only 36 pages, but they can be wiped clean with a damp cloth to reuse over and over again. The best part: you can export your notes to Slack, email, Google Drive — you name it.
Best Amazon Outlet
Geeni High Speed USB Charger Smart Outlet ($23, originally $30)
This smart outlet has two traditional outlets and two USB ports. It's great for bedrooms, kitchens, and home offices and doesn't add the bulkiness of an external smart plug or a charging brick. It's compatible with Amazon, Microsoft Cortana, and Google Home.
Best Amazon Measuring Cup
You'll never misread a measurement again with this handy digital food scale. It's as precise as it can get and contains a scale and measuring cup all in one. It's perfect if you love to bake, and it even contains an LCD light display that's easy to read.
Best Amazon Compact Tracking Device
Apple AirTag ($29)
You really can't go wrong with adding an Apple AirTag to your shopping cart. The small tracker makes it possible to locate items big and small, be it your car keys that always go misplaced in your home, or your suitcase as it bounces from the plane to baggage claim. Read our Apple AirTag review for more.
Editor Quote: "I bought a four-pack because my family had four checked bags, and I named each one for the colored luggage tag on each bag, so I would know which was which. Using the Find My app that's installed on all iPhones, I was able to track our bags from check-in until takeoff, and again when we landed back in the states." — India Yaffe, former associate editor, Commerce
Best Amazon Solar-Powered Lantern
This lantern soaks up the sun during the day so that you can use its light at night. Whether you're a passionate camper or a fan of innovative gadgets, this lantern is a must-have companion.
Best Amazon Mini Espresso Maker
Wacaco Minipresso ($55, originally $60)
Experience the freedom of espresso anytime, anywhere with this hand-operated device. Simply add hot water and a coffee capsule, and you're all set for a revitalizing dose of energy on the go.
Best Amazon Travel Device
If you're always on a plane, you know the struggle of having wireless headphones, and having to dish out money if you want to watch a movie on the plane's television. That's why this gadget is so brilliant; you simply plug the device into the screen, and it syncs to your headphones, so you can now really use those AirPods on a plane.
Best Amazon Foam Roller
Brazyn Morph Alpha Foam Roller ($60, originally $70)
Say goodbye to the storage struggles of foam rollers with this innovative design. Simply tug on its ropes, it transforms from a cylindrical shape into a collapsable and compact design.
Best Amazon Photo Printer
HP Sprocket Portable Instant Photo Printer ($80, originally $130)
This vacuum is a customer favorite with over 12,000 five-star ratings on Amazon. Simply plug it in and set it up, and it'll help keep your home fresh and clean. The self-charging device has a three-stage cleaning system that lifts dirt, debris, and dust from both carpets and hard surfaces.
Best Amazon Coffee Mug
Ember Temperature Control Smart Mug ($121, originally $130)Keep your coffee or tea hot all day long with this temperature-controlled mug. It's available in white or black and has a battery life of 90 minutes if you choose to take it off the charger. It's especially great as an office desk companion. Read our review of the Ember Temperature Control Smart Mug for more.
Editor Quote: "At night, I look forward to making myself a cup of herbal tea and settling into bed with a book without rushing. I know I can get lost in a chapter and still enjoy warm tea every time I take a sip." — Angela Elias, contributing editor, Commerce
Best Amazon Alarm Clock
Hatch Restore Sound Machine ($130)
This trendy alarm clock offers a unique combination of features. Not only does it function as a sound machine, but it also simulates a gradual sunrise through its brightening light that gently rouses you from sleep for a more natural waking experience. For more about what makes it so great, read our review of the Hatch Restore Sound Machine.
Editor Quote: "I set my alarm to go off automatically at 7:30 a.m. Monday through Friday, and sure enough, I've woken peacefully every day at that time. Hatch's sunrise alarm (which you can alter the color of) slowly rises as the sun would, and you can choose from a list of sounds to gently wake you. I've really enjoyed this feature for kick-starting my day, as it doesn't feel as intense as a typical alarm does." — Haley Lyndes
Best Amazon Noise-Canceling Earbuds
Beats Fit Pro ($180, originally $200)
These noise-canceling headphones are practically famous on Amazon for multiple reasons: they have a comfortable fit and three listening modes to optimize your experience based on your surroundings and preferences. Read our review of the Beats Fit Pro for more details.
Editor Quote: "ANC blocks out the external noise and clutter so you can tune out the world and immerse yourself in the sounds. Transparency mode offers a more natural listening experience and lets you be aware of your surroundings. It's been quite useful on the train or subway so I don't accidentally miss my stop. When I tested out the ANC mode, I was shocked at how well it blocks out the external hustle and bustle and hones in on the crystal-clear audio." — Anvita Reddy, assistant editor, Commerce
Best Amazon Hair Styler
Everyone will ask if your hair's fresh from the salon after using this popular multi-styler, which comes with a blow dryer and multiple attachments, namely two auto-wrap curlers, an oval brush, a paddle brush, and a concentrator. Read our review of the Shark HD430 FlexStyle Air Styling & Drying System for more.
Editor Quote: "The Shark FlexStyle transforms from a blow dryer into a hair styler. This is something I personally love because I like to get my hair almost completely dry before I style it. It has a button that allows it to rotate from its blow-dryer shape back into a styling wand, and from there you can use one of its attachments to get your desired result." — Haley Lyndes, former assistant editor, Commerce
Best Amazon Cocktail Maker
You can create endless craft cocktails in the comfort of your home with this cocktail machine. The best part: no measuring or mess; the machine does everything for you and operates like a Keurig. Check out our in-depth review of the Bartesian Premium Cocktail and Margarita Machine for more.
Editor Quote: "Not only is this the coolest machine to ever exist, it's fantastic for entertaining. Throw the pods in a bowl or display them neatly next to the machine, and guests can simply choose a pod and make their own drinks instantly." — Anvita Reddy, assistant editor, Commerce