18 best Prime Day deals on five-star kit still live – OLED TVs, wireless headphones, speakers and more

20 of the best Prime Day deals on five-star products: headphones, TVs, speakers and more
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All sorts of products are discounted this Prime Day, but when it comes to quality, some of them can be a bit... questionable. But not here. Oh no – we have rounded up the best deals on only the best products we have tested. That includes Bluetooth speakers, 4K TVs, wireless headphones and more.

Every device below has earned a perfect five stars from us, and some have even won a coveted What Hi-Fi? Award. That means they are highly recommendable at their original and RRP price, let alone at a discounted one!

So what do we have? 

Buy one of these in the next few hours (Prime Day ends soon), and you will not be disappointed.

The best Prime Day deals on five-star TVs

Sony XR-55A80J OLED:  $1198

Sony XR-55A80J OLED: $1198 $998 (save $200)
This Sony OLED offers up a super-sharp picture that's punchy and vibrant but still natural on top of excellent motion handling. This is a great set, and with a discount on top of the value it already offers, it's a great deal.
What Hi-Fi? Award winner

Toshiba 65M550KU:  $1000

Toshiba 65M550KU: $1000 $550 at Walmart (save $450)
This Toshiba set is a massive 65-inches, comes packed with 4K support, has a 120Hz native panel, and offers up even HDR10 and Dolby Vision compatibility. On top of all that, this is a Fire TV with all the familiar smart features.

The best Prime Day deals on five-star headphones

Sony WF-C500:  $98

Sony WF-C500: $98 $58 (save $40)
In the WF-C500, Sony has managed to bring a lot of what makes its expensive true wireless in-ears such a success without cutting too many corners too obviously – and in the process, it has made your job of choosing a great budget pair that little bit easier. Five stars

Sony WH-1000XM4:  $350

Sony WH-1000XM4: $350 $228 (save $121)
Not the latest premium Sony headphones (that'd be the pricier XM5) but these are still hugely recommendabe – especially at this price. They sound excellent, are comfortable to wear and sport decent ANC. What Hi-Fi? Award winners

Sony WH-1000XM4:  $278

Sony WH-1000XM4: $278 $198 (save $80)
Current class leaders, these earbuds deliver a satisfying user experience, class-leading battery life, some of the best noise-cancelling we’ve heard in this category, and absolutely stunning sound quality. Put simply, this is the benchmark for premium true wireless earbuds. What Hi-Fi? Award winners

AKG Y500 Wireless

AKG Y500 Wireless $150 $43 (save $107)
"Juggling good sound quality, clever features, durable build quality and attractive design in equal measure is no mean feat, but AKG pulls it off while making it look easy" – that's what we said of these wireless on-ears under intense review. Five stars

Panasonic RZ-S500W $180

Panasonic RZ-S500W $180 $127 (save $53)
Panasonic's noise-cancelling true wireless earbuds are the best you can buy at this new permanent price drop, offering features and sound quality that are very rare at this price. What Hi-Fi? Award winners

Sony WF-1000XM3

Sony WF-1000XM3 $230 $121 (save $109)
While now surpassed by the WF-1000XM4, these true wireless earbuds are still great buys – especially at this discounted price. They combine effective active noise-cancelling with a real sense of musicality. What Hi-Fi? Award winners

Cambridge Audio Melomania 1+ $140

Cambridge Audio Melomania 1+ $140 $59.95 (save $80)
These five-star true wireless headphones only launched a year ago but are now available with an unbelievable discount at Amazon. They sound clear and exciting and boast excellent battery life. An absolute steal. Five stars

The best Prime Day deals on five-star home cinema products

Elac Debut 2.0 5.1 cinema pack $2180

Elac Debut 2.0 5.1 cinema pack $2180 $1806 (save $374)
This five-star Elac Debut 2.0 speaker package is also available at a significant discount. It's a classic-looking and beautiful sounding system offering some genuine home cinema refinement. Five stars

iPad 10.2-inch 256GB $479

iPad 10.2-inch 256GB $479 $429 at Amazon (save $50)
he iPad 2021 is still the best tablet in its field. If your current device has seen better days, or you're looking for an entry-level model for video calls that can also hold plenty of content to keep family members occupied, then this is an excellent option. 

The best Prime Day deals on five-star speakers

Amazon Echo Dot 4th Gen $50

Amazon Echo Dot 4th Gen $50 $20 (save $30)
The latest Echo Dot swaps the puck design of its predecessors for an orb-like shape that sounds significantly better. As the smallest speaker in the Echo range, it's ideal for adding Alexa to every room of the house. This 60% saving beats last year's Prime Day deal price too... Five stars

JBL Xtreme 2 $350

JBL Xtreme 2 $350 $180 (save $170)
When we reviewed this larger portable speaker, we concluded: "One of the best portable speakers around, the Xtreme 2 offers sonic subtlety you wouldn’t expect from first impressions". And look at that discount! Five stars

B&O Beosound A1 (2nd Gen) $250

B&O Beosound A1 (2nd Gen) $250 $202 (save $48)
Bang & Olufsen isn't often involved in discounts. So is this speaker a rare miss? Not at all. The Beosound A1 (2nd Gen) delivers a pleasing yet authoritative performance that you'd be happy listening to all day. Throw in its classy design plus the bonus of Alexa, and you're looking at a top Bluetooth speaker – now with a rare discount. Five stars

Q Acoustics M20 system $599

Q Acoustics M20 system $599 $499  (save $100)
"An unfussy, just-add-source set of powered Bluetooth speakers that we find impossible to dislike," we concluded in our recent five-star review. And that was before Amazon slashed a hundred bucks off the price. Five stars

Elac Debut 2.0 B6.2 (pair)  $399

Elac Debut 2.0 B6.2 (pair) $399 $239 (save $160)
The B6.2 speakers take what we loved about their Award-winning siblings and build on it with an even fuller-bodied and more mature presentation. If you want a faithful representation of what the rest of your system can do, the Elac Debut 2.0 B6.2 speakers will deliver just that. Five stars

Q Acoustics 3020i (pair) $399

Q Acoustics 3020i (pair) $399 $349 (save $50)
The Q Acoustics 3020i built on the strength of their Award-winning predecessors. They're deep in size, deep in sonic analysis, and ultimately will make great first speakers. Five stars

Triangle Borea BR08 (pair) $1399

Triangle Borea BR08 (pair) $1399 $900 (save $500)
If you don't mind a white finish, these Triangle floorstanders are an absolute bargain at Amazon right now. They’re happy playing all genres of music and do it with a charm that’s addictive and, indeed, class-leading. What Hi-Fi? Award winners


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Becky Roberts

Becky is the managing editor of What Hi-Fi? and, since her recent move to Melbourne, also the editor of Australian Hi-Fi magazine. During her eight years in the hi-fi industry, she has been fortunate enough to travel the world to report on the biggest and most exciting brands in hi-fi and consumer tech (and has had the jetlag and hangovers to remember them by). In her spare time, Becky can often be found running, watching Liverpool FC and horror movies, and hunting for gluten-free cake.