Empty plates and bellies full of turkey herald the start of the Cyber Monday deals rush, and with the official sales hitting today, now’s the time to start your holiday shopping. Smart home gadgets make for great gifts, but even if you’re just doing some shopping for yourself, these Amazon Cyber Monday deals are your chance to grab one of the excellent Echo Show devices on the cheap. All three models of Amazon’s excellent smart displays are on sale right now at discounts of up to 50% off. Read on to see which Echo Show is the best fit for your needs, why we love them, and how much cash you can save.
The entry-level Echo Show 5 is the most basic and affordable model in the line of Amazon smart displays, but still packs some very impressive features for its small price tag. For starters, it has all the same functionality of the Echo smart speakers thanks to its built-in microphone, speaker, and Alexa A.I., but the addition of a 5.5-inch HD display really brings this thing to life. You can use it as a smart alarm clock, connect with friends and family with video calls and messages, enjoy visual or audio entertainment, and much more. It also has nice built-in privacy features that let you disable the camera and mic when you don’t need them.
The Echo Show 5 gets a fantastic 50% discount today, with Amazon’s Cyber Monday smart home deals letting you score one for a super-cheap $45.
The Echo Show 8 hits the sweet spot in size and price, making it perhaps our favorite device in the Amazon smart display stable. It’s small enough to fit just about anywhere in your home but its 8-inch HD display is large enough for comfortable viewing (important for reading recipes while cooking, to name just one use for a smart display like this), and its built-in stereo speakers deliver surprisingly good room-filling sound for enjoying music and other entertainment. Like the other Echo smart displays, you can use the Echo Show 8 for video calls with people who have Skype, the Echo mobile app, or an Echo Show device of their own.
If you’re looking for the biggest Amazon smart display built for serious entertainment, the second-gen Echo Show 10 is the one. Its 10.1-inch HD display is great for watching shows, sports, and movies, and it’s just as useful for making video calls and sending video messages to friends and family. Premium Dolby-powered stereo speakers also deliver high-quality audio for music, podcasts, and audiobooks, while its built-in Alexa gives you all the features and conveniences of Amazon’s iconic smart AI assistant. The Echo Show 10 also makes for a great central hub for controlling your wider smart home ecosystem, using other smart gadgets with voice controls, viewing security camera feeds, and so on.
The Echo Show 10 is naturally the priciest of the bunch, but the Amazon Cyber Monday sale knocks $80 off the price, letting you grab this superb smart display for $150 today.
Amazon’s Echo lineup of Alexa-powered devices spans a pretty wide spectrum today, so if you’ve still got an itch for smart home tech that needs scratching, be sure to check out the rest of the Cyber Monday Amazon Echo deals that are on sale right now, like the Echo Show’s cousin, this Amazon Echo Dot deal, or this Amazon Echo Buds deal.
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