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This can be one of your best chances to win a smart speaker or e-reader before the holiday crowd. Amazon sells several recent Echo devices (plus a Kindle reader) at very low prices. For starters, the fourth-generation Echo speakers are on sale for just $ 60 (usually $ 100), or the same as its Prime Day price tag. You can also buy the new Echo Show 5 at the lowest price of $ 55 (usually $ 85), while its larger Echo Show 8 has dropped to $ 100 (usually $ 130).
Buy Echo (4th-Gen) on Amazon – 60 USD Buy Echo Show 5 on Amazon – 55 USD Buy Echo Show 8 on Amazon – 100 USD
You might also appreciate the Kindle offering if you’re a book lover. Amazon sells a standard Kindle (with ads) for only $ 50 – that’s $ 40 below its official sticker, and even better than the Prime Day price tag. You’ll get a similar discount on the ad-free version, which sells for $ 70. Any drop in price makes the Kindle an easy choice if you prefer to end up with a digital book at the end of the day.
Echo devices are a safe choice. The fourth-generation echo sounds great for money and boasts a memorable design along with Alexa’s healthy ecosystems for smart home devices and skills. The newer Echo Shows 5 and 8, meanwhile, build on that Alexa know-how using visuals. Show 5 works best as a night clock, while 8 works well for video calls or as a family center in the kitchen or living room. The main problems are simply choosing interfaces and streaming apps – Google has a slight advantage in both departments, but that may not matter if you mostly use voice commands or check news and weather.
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