|Amazing Deals Await Customers in "Amazon Customers Vote"|
Six Rounds - 18 Ridiculous Deals - The Race Is On
SEATTLE, Nov 21, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced the return of Amazon Customers Vote, offering customers the opportunity to vote on and purchase some of the hottest products of the season at ridiculously low prices. Now in its third year, the program is returning to its roots with a race-to-buy format that features six rounds and 18 total products. Customers can start voting now at www.amazon.com/customersvote for the products they want the opportunity to buy.
The amazing deals are listed below; the full details on voting and buying can be found at: www.amazon.com/customersvote.
Amazon Customers Vote Deals
"Round 1: Go Blu-"
-- 500 PS3 - Blu-ray Sci-Fi Bundles (includes: 80GB PS3, "Firefly: The Complete Series" Blu-ray Collection, PlayStation 3 Blu-ray Disc Remote, and "Star Wars: The Force Unleashed" PS3 game) $199 (normally $574)
-- 500 PS3 - Blu-ray Action Bundles (includes: 80GB PS3, James Bond Blu-ray Collection, PlayStation 3 Blu-ray Disc Remote, and "Far Cry 2" PS3 game) $229 (normally $664)
-- 500 PS3 - Blu-ray Family Bundles (includes: 80GB PS3, "Pirates of the Caribbean" Trilogy Blu-ray Collection, PlayStation 3 Blu-ray Disc Remote, and "LittleBigPlanet" PS3 game) $199 (normally $567)
"Round 2: Go Play"
-- 1,000 Eyeclops Night Vision Goggles $39 (normally $68.88)
-- 1,000 U-Dance Game Systems $35 (normally $68.32)
-- 1,000 Razor PowerWing Caster Scooters $49 (normally $99.99)
"Round 3: Go Hi-Def"
-- 250 Samsung 46-Inch 1080p LCD HDTVs $699 (normally $1,213.64)
-- 500 Samsung TL34HD 14.7MP Cameras $139 (normally $250.66)
-- 500 Sony Blu-ray Disc Players $99 (normally $249.97)
"Round 4: Go Mobile"
-- 500 Nokia N95-3 Phones (Unlocked) $199 (normally $419.99)
-- 500 ASUS Eee PC 900 Netbooks $129 (normally $431.42)
-- 1,000 Flip Video Camcorders $49 (normally $129)
"Round 5: Go Your Way"
-- 500 Navigon 8100T Portable GPS Navigators $299 (normally $599.99)
-- 1,000 TomTom GO 730T Portable GPS Navigators $245 (normally $449.95)
-- 1,000 Garmin GolfLogix GPS Navigators $149 (normally $299.99)
"Round 6: Go Crazy"
-- 1,000 "The Sopranos - The Complete Series" DVDs $130 (normally $254.99)
-- 1,000 "The Tales of Beedle the Bard" Collector's Editions $50 (normally $100)
-- 500 KitchenAid Professional Stand Mixers $69 (normally $339)
A special addition to Customers Vote this year is the Amazon Exclusive Collector's Edition of "The Tales of Beedle the Bard," inspired by J.K. Rowling's handwritten, illustrated book originally purchased at auction. Of the 1,000 copies available for purchase through Amazon Customers Vote, the first 35 customers to place an order with a valid payment method will receive an extra special holiday surprise--a copy autographed by J.K. Rowling herself. Net proceeds from the full list price of the book ($100) will benefit the Children's High Level Group charity.
Customers can browse all six rounds of amazing deals today and vote for the ones they would like to buy. Customers who voted should check their e-mail on the day before each buying round to see if they have been randomly selected to participate in the race to buy. If selected, customers should come back early because there will be more participants than deals, and the race will be on.
Please note that product prices and availability are subject to change. Prices and availability were accurate at the time this release was sent; however, they may differ from those you see when you visit Amazon.com.
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