This story is part of, CNET’s guide to everything you need to know and how to make sure you get the best deal.
starts shortly after midnight PT on Tuesday 13 October and runs until Wednesday 14 October. It always has great deals on all types of storage – from memory cards to thumb drives to external and internal solid state and hard drives. The prices can even compete with what you would find on Black Friday and just because the two are much closer to each other this year, I still expect to see some jaw-dropping prices.
Here are some examples from Prime Day 2019:
- 47% discount on WD Black 500GB PCIe NVMe SSD
- 53% off WD 6TB Elements Desktop Hard Drive
- 82% discount on SanDisk 400 GB Ultra microSDXC memory card
- 86% discount on SanDisk 256 GB Extreme microSDXC U3 memory card
While these companies have been tight on their Prime Day discounts, SSD maker SK Hynix has announced itsand will be about 50% off their original MSRP. A , for example. Most of the Prime Day 2020 prices are still a mystery, so I have linked to the Amazon Store pages for the brands below for easy bookmarking. When Prime Day starts, however, we will update this page with the best offers we can find.
Please note that the products below are not Prime Day deals per se, but they are good values current or close to their all low prices according to camelcamelcamel, the price tracking website.
This 4TB drive is perfect for backing up important files on the go. It is powered by the USB-A port on your computer so there is no need to find a socket to access or store your files.
Extreme cards are only slightly slower than SanDisk’s Extreme Pro cards, but provide enough speed for your action camera, drone, game console, phone or tablet. And this is a huge amount of storage space (just make sure your device supports such large cards).
If you have an older laptop that needs more storage space, Lexar’s 2.5-inch SSD is an expensive option. It is available in capacities from 128 GB to 1 TB.
PNY’s small cordless flash drives offer large storage space that you can carry on a keychain. Turbo Attaché 3 is a USB 3.0 device so it is faster than your average cheap USB 2.0 memory – 10 times faster, says PNY.
How to check more storage agreements
We expect more storage sales to hit when Prime Day discounts officially begin on Tuesday. But if you hit us to the top, you can check the landing pages for these top brands by clicking on the links below.