You may already have a bunch of Echo smart speakers dotted around your home (pun intended), but do you still have an Alexa device with a screen? The versatile smart display Echo Show line gives you access to all of Alexa’s skills as well as adding the ability to show you things to your smart assistant. In a bunch of situations, this is exceptionally useful from looking at a kitchen recipe to seeing the weather forecast, making a video call with a relative, and more. Amazon’s Echo Show 5 and 2nd-gen Echo Show are currently being discounted. The prices they hit today are super rare and were only beaten during major sales like the Amazon Prime Day, Prime-exclusive. Unlike those deals, today’s prices are available to all.
Only in the summer, the Echo Show 5 hit the market and it was very well received. It’s down to shipping just $59.99 today. That’s $30 off its regular price and it’s going outside Prime Day the lowest we’ve seen. Even then, it’s only gone down $5. You can also bundle it for just $5 more with a smart plug.
Amazon’s Echo Show 5 features a compact 5.5-inch smart display that can show you the weather, news reports, movie trailers, and more, or listen to radio stations, podcasts, audiobooks, and music streaming services such as Apple Music or Spotify. It is best used as a hub for any smart home devices that you also have, as it enables you to use Amazon Alexa to voice control of any compatible devices.
Also on sale is the full-size Echo Show. Discounts are actually quite rare on the larger model and tend to be short-lived. This one also matches off Prime Day’s previous best price.
Echo Show features premium speakers and a vibrant 10.1-inch screen for easy viewing of movies or videos. That means you can keep it for at-a-glance notifications on your nightstand or place it in your kitchen for easy access to videos from the recipe. Alexa with a nice big screen is a whole new ballgame that allows you to see the lyrics of the song you’re listening to, check weather forecasts, or even skype your friends and family. If you want to start your smart home, grab the Echo Show at no extra cost with a Philips Hue smart bulb.