20 Shockingly Useful Amazon Items Under $20

Some of them WAY under.

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Amidst all the knockoff smartwatches and suspiciously cheap bulk batches of condoms, there are some seriously great deals on Amazon Prime right now that aren’t only dirt cheap, but can actually be put to good use.

Already, we’ve extolled the virtues of cheap Amazon, with 50 items we found for under $10. But there’s a lot of stuff out there, so we looked even harder for stuff that was even better. Here is our definitive 20 Under 20: 20 things you can cop on Amazon this very moment, all for less than a cool Jackson.

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tile mate key finder

20. Tile Mate Key Finder

Don't ever lose your keys again. In fact, don't ever lose anything you can attach the Tile to ever again. The possibilities are endless. Amazon, $19.99

nonda usb

19. nonda USB-C to USB 3.0 Mini Adapter

USB-C is slowly but surely taking over the world. This useful adapter looks great, comes cheap, and features a handy LED indicator light, which is something we haven't seen before. Amazon, $9.99

iottie car mount

18. iOttie Easy One Touch 4 CD Slot Car Mount Holder

This super-adjustable phone mount fits in any car with a CD slot, and can hold just about any phone, at that. Amazon, $19.95


17. Freshware Meal Prep Containers

This pack of 15 (yes, 15!) meal prep containers make bringing lunch to work easier than ever. They're microwave safe, too. Amazon, $13.87

samsung flash drive

16. Samsung Metal Bar Flash Drive

Like it or not: Flash drives are still essential. Look how cool and futuristic this one is. Amazon, $13.50

goodthreads shirt

15. Goodthreads Tee

Amazon's exclusive menswear company, Goodthreads, makes some of the comfiest t shirts in the game. A bunch of colors are at your disposal, but I love the white, dark blue, and grey options. Amazon, $12


14. Anker PowerLine+ II Lightning Cable (6ft)

A 6-foot iPhone cable so you can relax a little more about where the nearest outlet is. Amazon, $17.99

copper bottle opener

13. Prince of Scots Professional Series Bartender Bottle Opener

Look at this beautiful, vintage bottle opener. Comes in a few finishes, but the copper is the clear winner. Amazon, $14.95

cubevit charger

12. CubeVit Wireless Charger

You don't have to be a rich tech junkie to get in on the wireless charging game. The CubeVit runs less than $14, and does the job just as well as other, far more expensive chargers. Amazon, $13.95

salt grinders

11. LauKingdom Slim Brushed Stainless Steel Salt and Pepper Grinder Set

Up your kitchen game, and look the part, with these super adult salt and pepper grinders. Amazon, $14.49


10. Duracell Procell AA 24 Pack (Pack of 2)

You'll never run out of batteries again. Or, at least, for a long, long time. Amazon, $18. 22


9. SoundBot SB517 Extreme Bluetooth Wireless Speaker

The weather's getting nicer, so now's a perfect time to invest in a Bluetooth speaker, to take your music anywhere in the world with you. Amazon, $19.99

klean kanteen

8. Klean Kanteen Classic Single Wall Stainless Steel Bottle

Plastic water bottles are pure evil. Don't be evil! Amazon, $11.94

MAIRICO scissors

7. MAIRICO Ultra Sharp Premium Heavy Duty Scissors

This set of scissors can handle just about any job you throw at them. They are essential for any toolbox, or, more realistically, the drawer where you keep all the stuff that might just come in handy some day Amazon, $12.95


6. Miscly Boot Laces

These guys are tough as nails, and are an upgrade to any old bootlaces your regular shoes come with. Amazon, $6.99

hide and drink bookmarks

5. Hide & Drink Rustic Leather Bookmark

Hell yeah, you read books. You look good doing it, too. Amazon, $16.49

rockdove slippers

4. RockDove Men's Two-Tone Memory Foam Slipper

These look and feel great, and are perfect for mornings, and when you haven't vacuumed in a day or two. Amazon, $19.99

powrui outlet

3. POWRUI Multi Wall Outlet Adapter

Upgrade any wall outlet in your home with this amazing adapter, which includes four USB ports. Damn. Amazon, $14.95

Amy Coulee shorts

2. Amy Coulee Men's Casual Classic Short

Wow, a pair of casual shorts for dudes that don't look and feel hideous! Amazon, $15.49

Jisoncase Leather iphone case

1. Jisoncase  Leather iPhone Case

This stunning leather iPhone case will make you, and your phone, look just a little more grown up. The all-natural leather will darken and wear beautifully over time, too Amazon, $16.99

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