The Best AmazonBasics Products (Surprising Amazon Products)
Amazon's house brand offers a spread of useful items on a budget , including batteries, phone accessories and space heaters. Here's a glance at a number of the simplest stuff within the catalog.
AA Performance Alkaline Batteries (AmazonBasics Electrical Product)
Proof positive that bulk is that the only thanks to buy batteries, Amazon sells this 48-pack of AA cells for around $13 -- about what you'd buy a 12-pack at the pharmacy . you'll find similarly great deals on AAA, C, D and 9-volt batteries, all of them with very positive user ratings.
Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker (AmazonBasics Entertainment Product)
About as basic as "brick" speakers get, Amazon's house-brand model includes a 3.5-mm AUX jack for connecting non-Bluetooth sources, a microphone for hands-free calls and A battery that's good for up to eight hours. Available in red, blue and black, it typically sells for $18-$20.
Multi-Angle Portable Stand (AmazonBasics Tools)
Phones and tablets aren't meant to lie flat. They're meant to take a seat upright so you'll read your books, watch your movies and do video chat hands-free. Once you begin using this easy stand, you will be amazed at how invaluable it becomes. It can hold just about any phone, tablet or e-reader, and it folds up for straightforward transport.
AmazonBasics 500-Watt Ceramic Personal Mini Heater (AmazonBasics Utility Products)
Is your cubicle cold? Warm up your personal area with Amazon's cute little fan-blown heater, which for a mere $16 comes in your choice of 4 colors.
Microwave, Works with Alexa (AmazonBasics Kitchen Product)
Do you need a microwave which will accept voice commands via your smart speaker? Probably not. But if you are looking for a cheap , compact countertop model, why not get that feature if you can? Amazon's 0.7-cubic-foot zapper sells for just $60.
Electronic Deadbolt Door Lock (AmazonBasics Security Product)
An electronic deadbolt lock is incredibly handy, because it saves you having to fumble with keys and may automatically re-lock your door just in case you forget. Amazon's model does all that and more, and comes in both satin and oil-rubbed bronze finishes.
Wireless Keyboard and Mouse Combo (AmazonBasics Computer Accessories)
Tired of the cord clutter resulting from your old wired mouse and/or keyboard? Wishing your laptop had a full-size set of keys, including a numeric keypad? Whatever your need, this easy combo does the work for a really reasonable price. Just note that you're going to need two available USB ports, as each device requires its own USB receiver.