TOP News

Food: Prime Day 2021: Best deals on air fryers from Ninja, Dash and more

Where to find highly rated and affordable air fryers

  Where to find highly rated and affordable air fryers We analyzed consumer reviews to compile some of the best air fryers available at Amazon, Target, Walmart and more.Known for their ability to cook food quickly and with minimal oil, air fryers are kitchen appliances that use hot air to bake ingredients and give them a crispy exterior. While there are higher-end air fryers on the market, you can buy an affordable option that still sports essential features like an adjustable temperature range and a timer. We rounded up highly-rated air fryers from retailers like Amazon and Walmart for under $100.

Our editors independently selected these deals and products because we think you will enjoy them at these prices. If you purchase something through our links, we make a commission on your purchases. Pricing and availability are accurate as of publish time. Learn more about Shop TODAY.

Amazon Prime Day 2021 is finally here. During the Prime Day sales event, Prime members can take advantage of sitewide savings in categories ranging from tech and kitchenware to clothing and skin care. Amazon created the annual event in 2015 — and after six years, it’s grown so big that several other retailers are now hosting their own counter deals, including Target, Walmart, Wayfair, Kohl’s, Best Buy and Bed Bath & Beyond. If you’re looking to level up your kitchen game, several retailers are offering notable discounts on air fryers, from popular brands like Ninja, Chefman and more. Air fryers surged in popularity in the past few years — almost 40 percent of U.S. homes had one as of July 2020. These kitchen appliances use hot air and little to no oil to cook food, giving food a crispy exterior. You can air fry almost anything, from french fries to chicken to cookies to vegetables. To help you make the most of the fleeting shopping holiday, we compiled some of the best Prime Day deals on air fryers on Amazon and from other retailers. To ensure the quality of these sales, we’re checking deal prices against price trackers like CamelCamelCamel, Honey and others.

Why Is the Air Fryer Such a Must-Have Kitchen Appliance?

  Why Is the Air Fryer Such a Must-Have Kitchen Appliance? Here, we explain how an air fryer works, what it cooks best, and which models are worth the money and counter space. Related: Does Your Kitchen Need a Rice Cooker? What Is an Air Fryer? This new countertop appliance is lauded for producing deep-fryer results with little to no oil, but it works with familiar technology: a heating element and a fan. "Imagine a counter-size convection oven where the air is much hotter, the fan spins much faster, and the fan is much closer to the food," says Weinstein.

SKIP AHEAD Best air fryers of 2021

Amazon Prime Day 2021: Air fryer sales

Best Prime Day sales on Amazon

  • Up to 50 percent off Instant Pot
  • Up to 45 percent off Toshiba kitchenware
  • Up to 40 percent off Dash kitchenware
  • Up to 35 percent off Oster kitchenware
  • Up to 32 percent off Chefman kitchenware
  • Up to 30 percent off Ninja kitchenware
  • Up to 30 percent off Cosori kitchenware

Best Prime Day sales at other retailers

  • Best Buy: Up to 70 percent off air fryers from Emerald, Bella Pro and more
  • Target: Up to 40 percent off air fryers from Oster, Cuisinart and more
  • Walmart: Up to 60 percent off air fryers from Best Choice, Gourmia and more
  • Wayfair: Up to 58 percent off air fryers from GoWISE and more
  • Kohl’s: Up to 35 percent off air fryers from NuWave, Ninja and more
  • Bed Bath and Beyond: Up to 40 percent off air fryers from Ninja, Power XL and more
  • Overstock: Up to 28 percent off air fryers from Paula Deen, Curtis and more.

Best Prime Day deals

Calphalon Performance Air Fry Convection Oven

  • Lowest price ever, according to CamelCamelCamel
  • 4.5-star average rating from 1,305 reviews on Amazon
  • 2.6 quart capacity, adjustable temperature and timer, auto-shut off feature

This air fryer has half the weight of a standard model, worth considering for smaller kitchens or RV living. It can reduce added fat by 70 to 80 percent and has an auto shut-off feature to prevent overcooking.

Memorial Day appliance sales 2021: 15 best deals right now

  Memorial Day appliance sales 2021: 15 best deals right now From Home Depot to Best Buy, don't miss out on these Memorial Day discounts.Memorial Day weekend is a great time to kick off the summer with family and friends, but it's an even better time to save big on essential home and kitchen appliances.

Calphalon Performance Air Fry Convection Oven

Calphalon Performance Air Fry Convection Oven ('Multiple' Murder Victims Found in Calif. Home / 'Multiple' Murder Victims Found in Calif. Home) © 'Multiple' Murder Victims Found in Calif. Home Calphalon Performance Air Fry Convection Oven ('Multiple' Murder Victims Found in Calif. Home / 'Multiple' Murder Victims Found in Calif. Home)
  • Calphalon Performance Air Fry Convection Oven $129.99 at Target
  • Calphalon Performance Air Fry Convection Oven $132.99 at Best Buy
  • Calphalon Performance Air Fry Convection Oven $169.99 at Amazon

Chefman Toast-Air Air Fryer and Oven

  • Lowest price since April, according to CamelCamelCamel
  • 4.5-star average rating from 598 reviews on Amazon
  • Dual-function cooking, 20-liter capacity and auto-shutoff feature

This appliance has it all, coming with a built-in air fryer, oven, broiler and toaster. It comes with nine presets and is spacious — it can fit an entire 10-inch pizza.

Chefman Toast-Air Air Fryer and Oven

a microwave oven sitting on top of a stove: Chefman Toast-Air Air Fryer and Oven ('Multiple' Murder Victims Found in Calif. Home / 'Multiple' Murder Victims Found in Calif. Home) © 'Multiple' Murder Victims Found in Calif. Home Chefman Toast-Air Air Fryer and Oven ('Multiple' Murder Victims Found in Calif. Home / 'Multiple' Murder Victims Found in Calif. Home)
  • Chefman Toast-Air Air Fryer and Oven $99.99 at Target
  • Chefman Toast-Air Air Fryer and Oven $102.99 at Best Buy
  • Chefman Toast-Air Air Fryer and Oven $129.99 at Amazon

COSORI Smart Wi-Fi Air Fryer

  • Lowest price since July 2020, according to CamelCamelCamel
  • 4.7-star average rating from 16,172 reviews on Amazon
  • Wi-Fi connectability, 5.8-quart capacity, preset features

This highly-rated smart air fryer can connect to your home’s Wi-Fi and be controlled via your smartphone. It’s Alexa- and Google Assistant-enabled and comes with 11 built-in presets and 100 programmed recipes.

16 best early Prime Day 2021 deals to shop now

  16 best early Prime Day 2021 deals to shop now Multiple retailers are gearing up for major deals on Prime Day 2021 — here are the best early deals going on now.Amazon’s annual Prime Day sales event is back. For 48 hours, Prime members can score great deals on tech, home appliances, toys and more. This year, the annual sales event will take place on June 21 and June 22. But, while it may come as a surprise to a few people, you can actually start saving today with early Prime Day deals. Recently, Amazon launched some early Prime Day deals you can shop now and in the weeks leading up to June 21.

COSORI Smart Wi-Fi Air Fryer

COSORI Smart Wi-Fi Air Fryer (Amazon / Amazon) © Amazon COSORI Smart Wi-Fi Air Fryer (Amazon / Amazon)
  • COSORI Smart Wi-Fi Air Fryer $83.99 at Amazon
  • COSORI Smart Wi-Fi Air Fryer $104.99 at Walmart
  • COSORI Smart Wi-Fi Air Fryer $119.99 at Adorama

Dash Tasti Crisp Electric Air Fryer

  • Lowest price ever, according to CamelCamelCamel
  • 4.6-star average from 15,524 reviews on Amazon
  • 2.6-quart capacity, auto shut-off timer and temperature control

Good for smaller households with 2-4 people, the Dash Tasti Air Fryer uses the brand’s AirCrisp technology, which it says makes fried food with 75 percent less fat than the traditional frying method. It comes in six colors, including Aqua, Black, Grey, Red, Teal, and White.

Dash Tasti Crisp Electric Air Fryer

a toaster sitting on a table: Dash Tasti Crisp Electric Air Fryer (Amazon / Amazon) © Amazon Dash Tasti Crisp Electric Air Fryer (Amazon / Amazon)
  • Dash Tasti Crisp Electric Air Fryer $39.99 at Amazon
  • Dash Tasti Crisp Electric Air Fryer $71.00 at Walmart
  • Dash Tasti Crisp Electric Air Fryer $79.99 at Target

Instant Vortex Plus 4-Quart 6-in-1 Air Fryer

  • Lowest price since February, according to Honey
  • 4.7-star average from 14,169 reviews on Amazon
  • One-touch programs for air frying, roasting, broiling, dehydrating, baking and reheating

In addition to serving as an air fryer, this versatile 4-quart appliance also works as a broiler, roaster and more. Its temperature can be adjustable anywhere from 95 degrees Fahrenheit to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.

Best Amazon Prime Day 2021 home and kitchen deals

  Best Amazon Prime Day 2021 home and kitchen deals The best Prime Day 2021 home and kitchen deals include markdowns on brands like Instant Pot, Ninja and more.Amazon Prime Day 2021 is finally here. During the Prime Day sales event, Prime members can take advantage of sitewide savings in categories ranging from tech and kitchenware to clothing and skin care. Amazon created the annual event in 2015 — and after six years, it’s grown so big that several other retailers are now hosting their own counter deals, including Target, Walmart, Wayfair, Kohl’s, Best Buy and Bed Bath & Beyond.

Instant Vortex Plus 4-Quart 6-in-1 Air Fryer

Instant Vortex Plus 4-Quart 6-in-1 Air Fryer (Amazon / Amazon) © Amazon Instant Vortex Plus 4-Quart 6-in-1 Air Fryer (Amazon / Amazon)
  • Instant Vortex Plus 4-Quart 6-in-1 Air Fryer $64.95 at Amazon
  • Instant Vortex Plus 4-Quart 6-in-1 Air Fryer $89.95 at Walmart
  • Instant Vortex Plus 4-Quart 6-in-1 Air Fryer $99.95 at Macy's

Instant Pot Duo Crisp 8-Quart Pressure Cooker with Air Fryer

  • Lowest price since December 2020, according to CamelCamelCamel
  • 4.7-star average rating from 21,066 reviews on Amazon
  • Two lids, 10 built-in features and temperature/pressure control

The air fryer is made for families — this 8-quart appliance can also pressure cook, sautee, steam, slow cook, roast, bake, broil and dehydrate food. It comes with EvenCrisp technology for a seamless air fry experience, and sports 10+ safety features, including pressure and temperature control.

Instant Pot Duo Crisp 8-Quart Pressure Cooker with Air Fryer

Instant Pot Duo Crisp 8-Quart Pressure Cooker with Air Fryer (Amazon / Amazon) © Amazon Instant Pot Duo Crisp 8-Quart Pressure Cooker with Air Fryer (Amazon / Amazon)
  • Instant Pot Duo Crisp 8-Quart Pressure Cooker with Air Fryer $129.95 at Amazon
  • Instant Pot Duo Crisp 8-Quart Pressure Cooker with Air Fryer $129.99 at Target
  • Instant Pot Duo Crisp 8-Quart Pressure Cooker with Air Fryer $139.99 at Best Buy

Instant Pot 3-Quart Duo Nova

  • Lowest price since April, according to CamelCamelCamel
  • 4.7-star average rating from 160,451 reviews on Amazon
  • 3-quart capacity, pressure cooking and steaming capability and built-in recipe programs

This smaller model is ideal for individual households or small kitchens — besides air frying it comes with six additional cooking features like steaming and pressure cooking and 13 preset recipe programs like chili and rice. You can also set in and forget it — the Duo Nova has safety features like EasySeal Lid and automatic shut-off.

Bestselling products from Day 2 of Amazon Prime Day 2021

  Bestselling products from Day 2 of Amazon Prime Day 2021 The most purchased products we covered today span categories, from an air purifier and a smart plug to an exercise bike and a laptop.Amazon Prime Day 2021 is wrapping up — and information about the most purchased deals we covered on its final day is trickling in. Given the magnitude of the sales event, which Amazon created the annual event in 2015, reader interest spanned across categories ranging from tech and kitchenware to clothing and skin care.

Instant Pot 3-Quart Duo Nova

a close up of a computer: Instant Pot 3-Quart Duo Nova (Amazon / Amazon) © Amazon Instant Pot 3-Quart Duo Nova (Amazon / Amazon)
  • Instant Pot 3-Quart Duo Nova $49.95 at Amazon
  • Instant Pot 3-Quart Duo Nova $77.00 at Walmart
  • Instant Pot 3-Quart Duo Nova $79.77 at Wayfair

Instant Pot 6-Quart Duo Plus

  • Lowest price ever, according to CamelCamelCamel
  • 4.7-star average rating from 34,258 reviews on Amazon
  • 6-quart capacity, temperature control and pre-set programs

The Duo Plus has a new and improved, easy-to-read control panel and 15 Smart Programs to make cooking simple, including pressure cook, saute and more. This model comes with temperature control, a timer, Keep Warm feature and more.

Instant Pot 6-Quart Duo Plus

Instant Pot 6-Quart Duo Plus ('Multiple' Murder Victims Found in Calif. Home / 'Multiple' Murder Victims Found in Calif. Home) © 'Multiple' Murder Victims Found in Calif. Home Instant Pot 6-Quart Duo Plus ('Multiple' Murder Victims Found in Calif. Home / 'Multiple' Murder Victims Found in Calif. Home)
  • Instant Pot 6-Quart Duo Plus $54.99 at Target
  • Instant Pot 6-Quart Duo Plus $59.99 at Best Buy
  • Instant Pot 6-Quart Duo Plus $59.99 at Bed Bath and Beyond

Instant 18-Liter Omni Pro Air Fryer

  • Lowest price ever, according to CamelCamelCamel
  • 4.7-star average rating from 3,141 reviews on Amazon
  • 18-liter capacity, EvenCrisp technology and temperature control

This appliance is a full-featured toaster oven and air fryer that comes with an all-in-one bakery, rotisserie mode, Split Cook™ two-stage cooking, temperature probe and EvenCrisp™ technology. This new all-in-one countertop oven is a hassle-free replacement to conventional models, offering a complete set of cooking tools.

Airlines With the Cheapest Flight Deals in Each U.S. State in 2021

  Airlines With the Cheapest Flight Deals in Each U.S. State in 2021 Fly smart, spend less.

Instant 18-Liter Omni Pro Air Fryer

Instant 18-Liter Omni Pro Air Fryer (Amazon / Amazon) © Amazon Instant 18-Liter Omni Pro Air Fryer (Amazon / Amazon)

Instant 18-Liter Omni Pro Air Fryer $248.99 at Amazon

Instant 18-Liter Omni Plus Air Fryer

  • Lowest price since May, according to CamelCamelCamel
  • 4.7-star average rating from 3,487 reviews on Amazon
  • 18-liter capacity, EvenCrisp technology, and adjustable temperature

This appliance is a replacement to your conventional oven — it's an air fryer with a large capacity for families and large households. This appliance features a rotisserie function and the brand’s EvenCrisp technology for that crave-worthy, golden finish. It has an adjustable temperature from 170 to 450 degrees Fahrenheit.

Instant 18-Liter Omni Plus Air Fryer

Instant 18-Liter Omni Plus Air Fryer (Amazon / Amazon) © Amazon Instant 18-Liter Omni Plus Air Fryer (Amazon / Amazon)
  • Instant 18-Liter Omni Plus Air Fryer $159.95 at Amazon
  • Instant 18-Liter Omni Plus Air Fryer $159.95 at Target

Ninja Foodi 10-in-1 Smart Air Fry Oven

  • Lowest price ever, according to CamelCamelCamel
  • 4.7-star average rating from 3,467 reviews on Amazon
  • 9 cooking functions, large capacity, and Smart Thermometer

This combination air fryers and conventional oven has 10x the power of a traditional oven and comes with nine functions including baking, roasting and broiling. The Ninja’s air frying technology uses 75% less added fat and 30% crispier results, and its Foodi Smart Thermometer will alert you when your food is done.

Ninja Foodi 10-in-1 Smart Air Fry Oven

a stove top oven sitting inside of a car: Ninja Foodi 10-in-1 Smart Air Fry Oven (Amazon / Amazon) © Amazon Ninja Foodi 10-in-1 Smart Air Fry Oven (Amazon / Amazon)
  • Ninja Foodi 10-in-1 Smart Air Fry Oven $219.99 at Amazon
  • Ninja Foodi 10-in-1 Smart Air Fry Oven $329.99 at Ninja Kitchen

More deals and sales to shop during Prime Day 2021

  • Up to 50 percent off Cuisinart kitchen products
  • Up to 40 percent off Dash kitchen appliances
  • Up to 32 percent off kitchen essentials from Hamilton Beach and more
  • Up to 30 percent off Calphalon cookware and appliances
  • Up to 30 percent off Amazon Basics kitchen products

Catch up on the latest from NBC News Shopping guides and recommendations and download the NBC News app for full coverage of the coronavirus outbreak.

Your kitchen is calling! Save up to 45 percent off top-rated renewed Ninja kitchen gear at Amazon, today only .
Ninja products are known for their ability to do the work of several gadgets in one. Check these time-savers out. Ninja Renewed BN750 Duo Plus Blender © Provided by Yahoo! Lifestyle Make creamy smoothies in seconds. (Photo: Amazon) Tired of watching your old blender struggle to crank out your smoothies? It’s time for an upgrade. This 72-ounce Ninja blender crushes, food processes and makes smoothie bowls. You can adjust the speed while you blend, staring slow and ramping up for a more fine chop or mix. Choose between two preset programs to create smoothies and nutrient extractions.

See also