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These are the best cheap Amazon Echo deals for July 2020

Amazon Echo smart speaker and display deals change often, pretty much every week. This week you can save on Echo smart speakers from the Echo Flex to the Echo and on the Echo Show 5 and Show 8 smart displays, although in some cases the deals are for 2-packs.  Millions of people worldwide use voice commands with Alexa-compatible Amazon Echo smart speakers and smart displays. We monitor available deals on smart speakers and smart displays for all major smart home platforms, especially Amazon Echo and Google Nest. Amazon changes prices on Echo devices frequently, so check back often as we update this post with the latest deals at least weekly.

Today’s best Amazon Echo deals

  • Echo Dot (3rd Gen) 2-pack$80 with Discount code DOT2PK, was $100
  • Echo Flex – Plug-in mini smart speaker with Alexa 2-pack$35 with Discount code FLEX2PK, was $50
  • Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen) Kids Edition$50, was $70
  • Amazon Echo Show 5$70, was $90
  • Amazon Echo Show 8$100, was $130
  • Amazon Echo Show 8 with Echo Show 5$170, was $220
  • Echo (3rd Gen) – Smart speaker with Alexa 2-pack$170 with discount code ECHO2PACK, was $200

Echo Studio

$200
Expires soon
For the best music with an Amazon Echo Alexa-compatible smart speaker, the Echo Studio has five speakers with Dolby Atmos technology for immersive sound.
$30 off with code DOTKIDS2PACK

Echo Dot (3rd Gen) Kids Edition, for kids with parental controls 2-Pack

$100 $140
Expires soon
Third-generation Echo Dot smart speaker with curated age-appropriate content and parental control console. $30 discount when you buy two with code DOTKIDS2PACK at checkout.

Echo (3rd Gen)

$95 $100
Expires soon
The third-generation Echo Alexa-compatible smart speaker has premium Dolby speakers with 360-degree audio.

Echo Show 8

$100 $130
Expires soon
The mid-size Echo Show 8 Alexa-compatible smart display has an 8-inch HD screen and stereo sound.

Echo Dot (3rd Gen) - Smart speaker with Alexa

$40 $50
Expires soon
The Echo Dot is the entry level Alexa-compatible smart speaker. Use the Dot to ask Alexa questions, to play music, activate Alexa Skills, or control other smart home devices.
Discount code SHOW2PACK.

Echo Show (2nd Gen) - Charcoal 2-pack

$360 $460
Expires soon
This bundled deal inclueds two second-generation Echo Show smart displays. Save $100 when you purchase two with code SHOW2PACK at checkout.

Echo Show 5

$70 $90
Expires soon
The Echo Show 5 is the smallest Alexa-compatible Echo smart speaker with a 5.5-inch display. Watch movies and news, see your calendar, follow recipes, and display personal photos.

Echo Link

$200
Expires soon
Here's a way to let your existing sound system work with Alexa. The Echo Link gives you voice control and the ability to stream music via a variety of audio connections.

Echo Show 8 (Charcoal) with Echo Show 5 (Charcoal)

$170 $220
Expires soon
The bundled deal includes two Amazon Echo Show smart displays: one Show 5 and one Show 8. Use the two diaplsy s to make Alexa requests, view security camera video steams, or make calls.

Echo Show 5 (Charcoal) Bundle with TP-Link simple set up smart plug

$93 $113
Expires soon
Bundle includes an Amazon Echo Show 5 smart display and a TP-Link smart plug. Use the Echo Show 5 to control a light or small appliance plugged into the smart plug.

Echo Dot (3rd Gen) Kids Edition

$50 $70
Expires soon
The Echo Dot Kids Edition is an Echo smart speaker designed for kids with parental controls.

Echo Buds

$130
Expires soon
Digital Trends' pick for best true wireless buds for 2020, the Echo Buds have premium sound, Bose Active Noise Reduction Technology, and hands-free Alexa access.

Certified Refurbished Echo Plus (2nd Gen)

$90 $130
Expires soon
Save by buying a refurbished second-generation Echo Plus. When you buy refurbished Echo devices Amazon certifies that they function and look like new.
Use code ECHO2PK

Echo (3rd Gen) - Alexa-enabled smart speaker with room-filling sound - 2-pack

$140 $200
Expires soon
This bundle includes two third-generation Amazon Echo smart speakers. Talk with Alexa, call friends and family, pair for stereo sounds, and control smart home devices. Use code ECHO2PK

Echo Dot (3rd Gen) Charcoal Bundle with Sengled Wi-Fi Smart Bulb

$50 $65
Expires soon
Bundled deal includes a third-generation Amazon Echo Dot and a Sengled Wi-Fi Smart Bub.

Today’s best Amazon Echo Dot deals

  • Echo Dot (3rd Gen) 2-pack$80 with Discount code DOT2PK, was $100
  • Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen) Kids Edition$50, was $70
  • Echo (3rd Gen) – Smart speaker with Alexa 2-pack$170 with discount code ECHO2PACK, was $200

Amazon’s Echo Dot smart speaker is the most popular device in the entire Echo product line, primarily because it is the least expensive fully functional Alexa-compatible smart speaker. The current, third-generation Echo Dot is available in three versions: Echo Dot, Echo Dot with Clock, and Echo Dot Kids Edition.

All Dots support voice interaction with Alexa, the Amazon Echo smart home platform’s digital voice assistant. You can ask Alexa to play your favorite songs or playlists, set timers and alarms, or tell you the current weather, sports, or news. You can also use an Echo Dot as a command center for a houseful of smart home devices. As mentioned above, there are more than 100,000 Amazon-certified Alexa Skills, the term for special-purpose programs that respond to voice commands. In addition, you can use Dots to make calls to other people with or without Dots.

The standard Echo Dot has microphones and a speaker. The current version has better music playback quality than the first two generations, but it won’t fill a room with sound for a party like the larger Amazon Echo or Echo Plus.

The Echo Dot with Clock adds LEDs on the side of the fabric-covered puck-shaped device. The LEDs can display the time, outside temperature, or the time remaining on a countdown timer — which makes it handy in the kitchen.

The Echo Dot Kids Edition is a uniquely rugged version of the Dot available in several colors and a rainbow pattern. The Kids Edition software includes a parental control panel and restricts access to age-appropriate content like games, songs, and books. The Kids Edition also includes a one-year subscription to FreeTime Unlimited, a service that provides curated content each month.

Today’s best Amazon Echo Show deals

  • Amazon Echo Show 5$70, was $90
  • Amazon Echo Show 8$100, was $130
  • Amazon Echo Show 8 with Echo Show 5$170, was $220

Show smart displays have all the functions of an Echo smart speaker but they add touchscreen displays. You might not want to watch a full movie on an Echo Show, especially the Show 5 or Show 8, with 5.5-inch and 8-inch displays respectively — the second-generation Echo Show has a 10.1-inch HD screen that makes watching longer video content more feasible.

More common uses for the various Echo Show models are for showing news clips, step-by-step recipes or song lyrics, digital photos, weather and news reports, your calendar, and other visual content. All Echo Shows include a microphone, speaker, and a video camera. You can use software settings or physical controls to block the camera lens for privacy, but the Show camera’s primary use is for video calls.

Echo Show smart displays also work with Alexa-compatible video doorbells and security cameras with support for two-way talk with compatible security devices so you can see and talk with visitors without opening your door. Echo Show smart displays automatically adjust the screen brightness based on ambient light, which makes then appropriate as digital bedside assistants, ready at all times for your voice request.

Choosing between the Echo Show models is a linear process: a larger screen size also means higher image resolution, sound quality, and price. If the Show is too expensive and the Show 5 display is too small, the Show 8 may be the right fit for most users with the best compromise of all four factors.

How to choose an Amazon Echo

Unless you want to jump in with a fully configured smart home, the best way to choose an Echo device is to pick a single smart speaker or smart display. Set the device up in a central spot in your home and start talking to Alexa. If you have a family, a quick introduction on how to use the device and how to make requests of Alexa usually suffice.

Because many households eventually buy more than one Echo device, there’s no reason to buy one of the most expensive Echoes or Show devices at first. If you start with an Echo Dot or an Echo Show 5 and later want to add more devices or choose another device with better sound or a larger screen, the first device will surely find a home quickly in another room. If, on the other hand, you don’t use your Echo device much or at all, by buying a less expensive model, you limit your investment.

The most significant difference among the Echo smart speakers is audio quality. The Echo Dot is fine in the kitchen or a home office for background music, but if you want to fill a room with sound or use Echo smart speakers for a party, choose a full-sized Echo or even an Echo Plus. You can pair two same models of Echo smart speakers for stereo sound and also connect them with an Echo Sub to act as a subwoofer. If you hook up your TV for Fire TV video streaming, you might even decide to equip your audio-video setup with Echo smart speakers.

The Echo Show displays, as mentioned earlier, vary in screen size, video resolution, and sound quality directly proportional to price. Note that you can also use a Fire TV setup, with a Fire TV Stick or Fire TV 4K Stick or an integrated Fire TV as an Echo smart display. Newer-model Fire TV remotes are Alexa hands-free capable, so you can ask Alexa to show you the front door camera, for example, to see who’s on your porch on a large screen.

Amazon continues to add new Echo devices, including more powerful or capable versions of existing models or entirely new form factors, such as Echo Buds and Echo Auto. We recommend that you start slow, and then, as you become comfortable with using Alexa, add new devices for the smart home platform for entertainment, security, and convenience.

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