Amazon Echo is the ultimate robot that you can use to control your house. Alexa can turn off and on lights for you, make calls, play music, read the news, and set alarms just to mention a few features. Needless to say, Alexa-enabled Echo devices are fantastic and they can bring your house to the next level.
People have been eagerly waiting for Amazon to release a Black Friday deal on Echo devices. The wait is over because Amazon has released discounts across a range of Echo versions allowing you to save up to 40%. They also released deals on the Kindle and the Fire tablet.
Amazon Echo Dot
The Amazon Echo Dot is the cheapest Amazon Alexa enabled device that you can buy. It retails for $49, but you can pick it up on Black Friday for just $29. That’s a saving of 40%.
The Echo Dot is a powerful device despite its small size. This device has all the features of Alexa including the ability to turn off lights, play music, and answer questions just to name a few. Best of all, you can ask Alexa to make calls for you without pulling your phone out of your pocket.
The Echo Dot has 7 far-field microphones to pick up your voice across the room or in noise environments. It can connect to a speaker through bluetooth or via a 3.5 mm stereo jack. There are six different colors you can get from a variety of leathers and fabrics.
The best part about the Echo Dot is that it gets better every day. Most technology degrades over time, but Amazon keeps updating Alexa to give you more features for free. At $30, the Echo Dot is the perfect way to get a taste of the future of home automation.
The Echo Dot is so popular that it is the number one best seller in electronics on the site. The Echo is not normally on sale so this is you chance to pick it up for cheap.
Other Echo Devices
Amazon has also discounted the all-new Echo. The Echo is a larger cousin of the Echo Dot. It is selling for $80 right now, a discount of $20.
The biggest difference between this and the Echo Dot is that it has a much more powerful speaker designed to play music beautifully. It has dual speakers that are made by Dolby that can fill an entire room with sound.
There are seven different colors to choose from. While the Echo is larger than the Echo Dot, it can easily fit just about any where. If you have multiple Echo devices, you can connect them to be able to play music throughout the entire home.
The Echo Plus is $30 off on Amazon right now and it is selling for $120. The Echo Plus has a ton of extra features for building a smart home. If you are planning on using Alexa to control a lot of devices in your house, then this is the one for you.
Amazon is also selling their recently launched Echo Show. This device has a screen on it so that you can have Alexa show you videos or even video call your friends. It’s selling for $179 (a $50 discount) during Black Friday. They also have a portable bluetooth speaker with Alexa called the Amazon Tap. It’s selling for $79 for Black Friday.
Amazon is leading the pack when it comes to voice controlled devices. Alexa is better than Siri at most things and it’s getting better every day. Now is the best time to pick up an Echo device if you have been planning on getting one.