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How do I access Sentinel-2 imagery via Amazon?

I'm new to GIS and have been relying on USGS earth explorer and EO Browser but would now like to access satellite imagery with higher resolution. I read that I could do so using Amazon’s Sentinel-2 service.

I found this guide https://registry.opendata.aws/sentinel-2/ I have an AWS account - is there a guide for users who have never used Amazon?

The guide for Sentinel-2 L1C says,

the files for individual scene are available in the following location: s3://sentinel-s2-l1c/tiles/10/S/DG/2015/12/7/0/ 

Where exactly is that?

To provide a specific example, I'd like to download tiles of central Hong Kong at <10m resolution, anything newer than 2012

xmin 114.1399
ymin 22.2708
xmax 114.1835
ymax 22.2930
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Why use Amazon if there are easier ways to do it? Sentinel-2 imagery can be viewed and analyzed HERE.

Select an area needed with AOI tool and filter the images by the satellite type as seen on an image below.

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There are thousands of images from other satellites such as Landsat, MODIS, KOMPSAT, SPOT etc.

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