50% Off Amazon Echo Dot Smart Speaker (2019)

Ruben Fields
December 11, 2019

Echo Dot w/ TP-Link Kasa Smart Plug: was $72.98 now $29.99This is the best Echo Dot bundle for smart home beginners. They use Bose noise-cancelling tech to block out background sound, and of course they also have Alexa, Amazon's voice-activated personal assistant, onboard.

Regularly $49.99 for a full-price Echo Dot and $9.99 per month for Amazon Music ($7.99 per month if you're a Prime member), you can get your first month and an Echo Dot for $8.98 or $10.98, depending on your Prime status. Echo Dot can also give you news and weather updates, place phone calls and help you control your smart home. If you don't really need the clock, I'd say save some money and grab just the Echo Dot instead.

You can even make the Echo Dot kid-friendly at no extra charge by enabling Amazon FreeTime in the Alexa app.

There's no need to sift through a hefty instruction manual to figure out how to use your Echo Dot. That matters to picky music lovers, who use the Dot to stream music from their favorite services, from Amazon Music and Apple Music, to Spotify, Pandora and Sirius XM.

It's officially two weeks until Christmas, and to celebrate Amazon has dropped an incredible deal on the Echo Dot.

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What kind of skills can I use with Echo Dot?

You can also tap and hold on your Echo Buds to access your handset's built-in voice assistant, either Siri, Google Assistant, or Samsung's Bixby. "You want to be able to carry Alexa with you from room to room within your homes". Curious to see the results of last night's game? While you are preparing to cook or in the middle of baking process, you can just tell Alexa to set a timer with just your voice.

But the space on our bedside table is limited and adding an alarm clock plus an extra speaker may not be feasible for every home owner.

How will Echo Dot protect my privacy? A listing for the Echo Dot, a hockey-puck-sized speaker that sells for 24.99 pounds ($32.85), said it's out of stock until December 20 or later.

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