We can't think of a single reason not to capture this early Black Friday deal on the Echo Dot. The price of the brilliant 3rd Gen smart-home speaker is unbelievable: just $15 — that's over 60% off! This item is so essential — and so beloved — that it's earned a five-star rating from over 800,000 reviewers. The Echo Dot is a small but mighty speaker that can stream tunes from Amazon Music, Spotify, Apple Music, Sirius XM and more. Alexa is included, of course, and you can always ask her to turn off the lights, give updates on weather, sports and more. And many of the other Echo devices are on sale, too, so you can choose the one with the features that speak most to you. Can you say amazing holiday gift?
Plus, you can use your Echo Dot 3rd Gen to control other smart-home devices with the sound of your voice. You can even connect this clever speaker to your phone via Bluetooth, so you can bring your own music to the party. And you can pair another Echo Dot 3rd Gen to it to create amazing stereo sound — for much less than the cost of a single Bluetooth speaker from brands like Bose or Sonos.
“This thing is a true lifesaver,” shared a grateful Amazon shopper. “I was away from home with our dog when I got an alert that alarms were going off in our home. Alexa also sent an audio file. I listened to it and I heard the smoke alarms, what sounded like flames crackling and the obvious sound of water spraying. I ran home as fast as I could. It wasn’t a fire but my upstairs neighbor’s hot water heater had exploded and had been flooding our apartment for hours.”
Privacy concerns? The Echo Dot 3rd Gen is built with multiple layers of protection, including a physical button you can press to turn off its microphone and disconnect it from Wi-Fi.
The 3rd Gen Echo Dot isn't the only Echo device on super-sale! The Echo 4th Gen combines premium sound, a built-in Zigbee smart home hub, and a temperature sensor. Powerful speakers deliver clear highs, dynamic mids, and deep bass for rich, detailed sound that adapts to any room. Just ask Alexa to play music, answer questions, make calls, and tell you the news, sports scores, weather, and more.
"I’m a tech simpleton, but really enjoy using my Echo devices for music, news and podcasts," confessed one five-star reviewer. "I bought several different models now spread about the house. I like them all, but this larger unit is my favorite…same as the others, but with better sound."
And of course, there's the newest iteration of the Echo, the stylish 5th Gen. Enjoy enhanced audio for vibrant sound anywhere in your home, stay on track with help from Alexa, and control compatible smart home devices with your motion thanks to the newest Echo Dot — and savor improved speaker quality, delivering clearer vocals and deeper bass for rich vibrant sound.
Reviewers are loving it: "Comparing the 5th Gen to the 4th Gen, the first thing you notice is the display... The display now spells out things like temperature, and what song is playing which is a more useful feature than I expected," shared an Amazon shopper. "[The sound is] MUCH better. The bass is fuller, the overall sound is much crisper, and there is less distortion at high volume...I use this thing every day, and the new stuff make for a better and more satisfying user experience."
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The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.
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