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The Most Expensive Items Our Readers Have Bought on Amazon

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Nothing Cheap About It

Just because you're a loyal Cheapism reader doesn't mean that you're, well, cheap. You just know a bargain when you see one, even if it’s an expensive item on Amazon. We crunched the numbers and ran the data to find some of the priciest items Cheapism readers have bought on Amazon in 2022 so far. Here's what they've bought and how much they paid.


Did you buy anything as expensive as these products on Amazon this year? Let us know in the comments.


Prices and availability are subject to change.


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LG OLED G1 Series 55” Alexa Built-in 4k Smart OLED evo TV
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LG OLED G1 Series 55” 4k Smart TV

$1,297 

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TVs can be a pricey purchase, and this 55-inch smart TV from LG is no exception. With more than 8 million pixels, visuals come in super sharp; hang it on the wall like a picture frame and change up the “artwork” every day. One neat feature: Hands-free voice control, which lets users control the TV just by saying, “Hi, LG.”  


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Energy-Efficient Whole House Fan
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Energy-Efficient Whole House Fan

$1,249

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Home renovations are still a big trend, and at least one of our readers decided to install a house fan in their home. This powerful option comes with a two-speed remote that features a timer and temperature control, and is especially effective when used in a two-story home up to 3,400 square feet or a single-story home up to 2,400 square feet.


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Furrion Vision 7-Inch Monitor
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Furrion Vision 7-Inch Monitor

$957

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RV upgrades were also going strong this year, with purchases such as the Furrion Vision Monitor landing on our list. Each purchase comes with one monitor, three cameras, one windshield mount, and one table stand, all helping drivers navigate their RV more safely among their surroundings. 


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JUKI TL-2000Qi Sewing and Quilting Machine
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JUKI Sewing and Quilting Machine

$699

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Both sewing savants and those just getting into the craft could benefit from owning this 25-pound machine that features LED lights and an all-metal body with aluminum die cast arm — no cheap plastic parts here, users note. If you have a wide workbench at home, the machine’s extension table will come in handy. 

Schwinn Fitness Indoor Cycling Bike
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Schwinn Fitness Indoor Cycling Bike

$650

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Enjoy year-round cycling on the Schwinn Fitness Indoor Bike, a compact piece of equipment that helps you get a ride in when the weather prevents you from hitting the road. The bike features pedals with toe cages and clips, an oversized water bottle holder, and an LCD console that monitors heart rate, speed, time, distance, calories, and RPMs.


MaxiClimber Resistance Vertical Climber
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MaxiClimber Resistance Vertical Climber

$539

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With a dozen resistance levels to choose from, the MaxiClimber allows you to customize your own workouts, controlling how much you really want to sweat. Slip your phone into the mobile device holder to access fitness routines on the MaxiClimber app, or go at your own pace while enjoying the equipment’s ultra-smooth — and quiet! — features. 


ASUS Tri-Band Wi-Fi System
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ASUS Tri-Band Wi-Fi System

$530

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As work from home continues to become more commonplace, having a solid Wi-Fi system is more important than ever. Readers love this version from Asus that covers up to 5,500 square feet and boosts speeds up to 6,600 Mbps. Translation: It’s really, really fast. 


Garmin Approach S62 GPS Golf Watch
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Garmin Approach S62 GPS Golf Watch

$510

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A watch just for golf? Sure, why not. This black timepiece with a white band helps analyze your game with a performance stats widget, virtual caddie, and hazard view. The rechargeable battery lasts up to 20 hours with GPS, so you can practice your swing all day long. 


Westinghouse Portable Inverter Generator
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Westinghouse Portable Inverter Generator

$500

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Whether you need it for camping, tailgating, or just to have on hand in case the power in your house goes out, this portable generator is, well, a powerhouse. Users attest to how quietly it runs, and how easy it is to set up. The gas-powered generator offers two 120V, 20-amp outlets and two USB outlets, and is powerful enough to run most household appliances.


Black & Decker Portable Air Conditioner
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Black & Decker Portable Air Conditioner

$450

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Anyone who has had to wrestle a heavy AC unit into a window knows the struggle. Enter the portable air conditioner, a floor-standing unit that won’t threaten to drop out of a window at any moment. The coolest setting sits at 65 degrees, and the unit can bring the temperature down in rooms up to 350 square feet, making it ideal for offices, dorms, and other small spaces.


Bwine Drone with Camera
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Bwine Drone with Camera

$450

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Capture unforgettable moments from up high with this reader-favorite drone. The drone can spend up to 50 minutes in flight before needing a battery recharge, and a three-axis mechanical gimbal ensures that the drone can capture steady footage as it shoots and records.


SereneLife Portable Air Conditioner
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SereneLife Portable Air Conditioner

$449

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Another portable air conditioner to land on this list: The SereneLife portable AC, which includes a built-in dehumidifier. Four operating modes allow you to turn the AC to cooling, heating, dehumidifier, and fan; its rolling wheels make for easy transportation between rooms. 


Brother Toner Cartridge Set
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Brother Toner Cartridge Set

$445

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Spending more than $400 on a cartridge set means you’re probably not going to run out of ink anytime soon. Each cyan, magenta, and yellow toner cartridge yields up to 4,000 pages, while the black cartridge covers up to 4,500 pages. Print away!


Touchscreen Deadbolt with Alarm
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Touchscreen Deadbolt with Alarm

$430

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This deadbolt does the majority of the work for you: It can lock and unlock your door remotely online or through your smartphone, while a fingerprint-resistant touchscreen guards against smudges. It also holds memory for up to 30 codes, so everyone in the house can have their own.


Hisense 55-Inch Smart Google TV
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Hisense 55-Inch Smart Google TV

$430

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Looking to upgrade your TV? This smart version was popular pick our readers, sporting a 55-inch screen and a built-in Google assistant that works with Alexa. Users love its bright colors and clear sound, and note that it’s a steal for the sub-$500 price.


ZINUS Mikhail Sofa Couch
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ZINUS Mikhail Sofa Couch

$413

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Talk about a statement piece. This ZINUS Mikhail sofa couch comes in a bold red hue that makes it the focal point of any room, and uses supportive foam and polyester fabric. Assembly is less than 20 minutes — no crying over ill-fitting pieces here — so you can build it and take a nap on it in one afternoon.


Linenspa Memory Hybrid Foam Cover Mattress
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Linenspa Memory Hybrid Foam Cover Mattress

$386

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Sweet dreams to everyone who picked up this memory foam cover mattress, available in sizes from twin to California king. The plush topper claims to conform to sleepers’ bodies and relieve pressure, properties that Amazon users heartily confirm in reviews. Bonus: It arrives in a box, meaning you don’t have to maneuver it awkwardly through your home’s corridors. 


BenQ 32 inch 4K Monitor
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BenQ 32 inch 4K Monitor

$350

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If you’re in the market for a monitor, consider this 32-inch BenQ model targeted at gamers. It has Brightness Intelligence Plus technology that lets the monitor adjust itself automatically based on what’s on-screen and how the room around it is lit. Users like its price point, color distribution, and text crispness. 


Frigidaire Apartment-Size Refrigerator with Freezer
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Frigidaire Apartment-Size Refrigerator with Freezer

$315

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It may be a fairly basic, compact fridge, but our readers are fans. Complete with an overheard freezer, the fridge features three adjustable glass shelves, a vegetable crisper, and four clear-door shelves. Two- and three-year protection plans are available for purchase.


Bartesian Premium Cocktail and Margarita Machine
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Bartesian Premium Cocktail and Margarita Machine

$300

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The bar is moving into the home with appliances such as this cocktail and margarita machine — a splurge, no doubt, but a worthwhile one for cocktail lovers. After a preferred strength is selected, the machine uses cocktail capsules (sold separately) to mix your favorite drinks. An automatic rinse cycle runs after each cocktail, ensuring the machine is prepped and ready for the next drink. 


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