Amazon’s current Echo range offers a wide selection of smart speakers and displays that fit just about anywhere in your home. Whether you want to place a voice assistant in every room or simply a touchscreen model to present recipes in the kitchen, there’s an Echo device for just about every occasion and use.
Regardless of why you might want one, there’s always a way to save on an Echo device, from the last-gen Echo Dot to Amazon’s latest Echo Show 10. Even when they’re sold at full price, Amazon is offering a 25 percent discount. when you trade in certain devices, which means there are other ways to save money if none of the models are on sale.
The best Echo Dot deals
Last year, Amazon released the fourth generation of the Echo Dot, which looks more like a sphere than a real dot. But don’t worry if you prefer the previous design: Amazon hasn’t discontinued the third-generation Echo Dot, which retains the familiar dot shape and sells for $39.99 at Amazon and Best Buy. The latter retailer is also currently offering $10 off the price of two — if you want to outfit your home with multiple smart speakers — while Amazon is offering the third-generation Dot with a Sengled smart bulb for $47.98.
As for the latest Echo Dot, we saw it drop to an all-time low of $29.99 around Black Friday and Cyber Monday. However, at the moment it is only available from Amazon, Target. and Best Buy for $49.99, the full retail price. The same retailers are also selling the model with a built-in LED display that shows the time, weather, and other information for $10 more (Amazon, Target, Best Buy).
The best Echo Dot Kids Edition deals
The fourth generation Echo Dot Kids Edition is just as spherical as the adult version, but is designed to look like a tiger or panda. The device also comes with Amazon’s Kids Plus service for a year, which provides access to a whole host of kid-friendly content, including audiobooks and games.
The Kids Edition is currently available for $59.99 from Amazon, the standard retail price. If you prefer another store, Target and Best Buy also sell the Kids Edition, but neither offer a discount.
The best Amazon Echo deals
The fourth-generation Amazon Echo also got a makeover in 2020. Like the aforementioned fourth-generation Echo Dot, the latest Amazon Echo has a spherical design, but it’s noticeably larger than the Echo Dot. That said, it also has a built-in smart home hub and produces better sound, thanks to a pair of 0.8-inch tweeters and a 3-inch woofer.
While we’ve seen the namesake Echo drop to $60 during retail events like Amazon Prime Day and Black Friday, it’s currently only available at Amazon, Best Buy, and Target for $79.99, the full retail price. However, if you bundle a pair together, Best Buy drops the price from two to $190, a modest $10 discount.
The best Amazon Echo Studio deals
If you’re interested in an Alexa smart speaker with better sound quality and Dolby Atmos support, the Echo Studio is the Amazon product to check out.
There are currently no deals available for the Echo Studio, but it is available for purchase at its usual $199.99 price from Amazon and Best Buy. Amazon also offers a Billie Eilish Limited Edition Echo Studio with the singer’s image on the side for $229.99.
The best Echo Show 5 deals
If you’re looking for a compact Echo device that functions more like a smart clock than an entertainment speaker, the Echo Show 5 is the Echo device to consider. The latest edition, which launched in June, has an always-on microphone, an improved 2MP camera, a 5.5-inch screen and a physical shutter so you can block the view of the camera.
While we recently saw the latest Echo Show 5 selling for just $44.99, it’s currently only available from Best Buy, Target, and Amazon for $84.99, the MSRP.
The best Echo Show 5 Kids Edition deals
The Echo Dot isn’t the only Echo device with a kid-friendly design. The Echo Show 5 Kids Edition offers the same features as the standard, second-generation Echo Show 5, just with a vibrant print on the back and a year of Amazon’s Kids Plus service, giving your family access to a variety of videos, games, and more. kid-friendly content. It even comes with a two-year warranty, which offers a bit of protection against whatever your kid throws at it (literally).
Unfortunately, the Echo Show 5 Kids Edition is currently only available for $94.99, the regular retail price, at Amazon, Target, Best Buy, and other retailers.
The best Echo Show 8 deals
Like the Echo Show 5, the Echo Show 8 comes in two different models, both of which feature 8-inch screens and dual speakers. However, unlike the first-generation Echo Show 8, the new model comes with a 13 MP camera and some unique software tricks, one of which is the ability to keep the subject centered in the frame as they move.
When compared to the Google Home Hub and the second-generation Nest Hub, their closest competitors in terms of price and functionality, both iterations of the Echo Show 8 are better options for a few reasons: They have slightly bigger screens, better speakers and cameras that allow you to use them as video chat devices for Zoom calls. In fact, we found the Echo Show 8 to be better than other devices in Amazon’s current lineup of smart displays, which is why we think it’s the best smart display for most people.
As far as deals go, the first-generation Show 8 is currently available on Amazon and Best Buy for $69.99, a significant discount off the $109.99 price tag. In addition, Amazon is giving six months of Amazon Music Unlimited to select customers, and you can buy a first-generation Echo Show 8 and a Blink Mini security camera for $94.99 ($50 off). Other bundles are also available from Amazon, including one with an adjustable stand for $90.98 ($40 off) and another with a base with an integrated battery for $119.98 ($40 off).
As for the second-generation Echo Show 8, it’s currently available on Amazon and Best Buy for $99.99 – a cool $30 off the full retail price – or packaged with a Blink Mini for $134.99 (Amazon, Best Buy ). Amazon also sells two additional bundles, one with a battery base for $149.98 and another with an adjustable stand for $124.98, both of which are $30 off.
The best Echo Show 10 deals
Last year, Amazon released a third-generation Echo Show 10. The device has a 10.1-inch HD display and, unlike the Show 5 and Show 8, the 2021 model allows you to adjust the angle of the screen. It is also mounted on a motorized swivel base that allows the screen to follow you as you move. If you plan on doing a lot of video calling, this is the model to get.
We’ve seen the latest Echo Show 10 marked down to just $200, but there are currently no active deals available. But if you still want to pick it up, you can get it now for $249.99 at Amazon, Target, and Best Buy. As with other Echo devices, Amazon is also offering six months of Amazon Music Unlimited to select customers.