Black Friday 2022 is rapidly approaching, and retailers are already starting to capitalize on anticipatory shoppers. The Best Buy Black Friday Sale is something to keep your eye on, but if you’re in the market for some of the best smart home devices, Amazon is discounting quite a few models of its popular Echo lineup, with Black Friday Amazon Echo deals already starting to take place. We’ve got all of the details you need to take one home at a Black Friday discount right now.
Amazon Echo (3rd Gen) — $18, was $40
The Amazon Echo (3rd Gen) is more than just a smart speaker, but can also act as a smart home hub. It allows you to voice control different elements in your home, including compatible lights, locks, and sensors. It also allows you to voice control your music, including songs from Amazon Music, Apple Music, Spotify, SiriusXM, and more. And although the Amazon Echo is a relatively small device, it’s able to produce rich, detailed sound that automatically adapts to any room. It’s a great device for any room, and even for multiple rooms, as the Amazon Echo is able to sync music across devices, and even pair it with compatible Fire TV devices to create home theater quality audio experiences.
Amazon Echo Show 8 (1st Gen) — $55, was $110
While there is a newer Echo Show 8 available on the market, this 1st Gen model is hardly a device to overlook. The HD smart display features an eight-inch screen and stereo sound, and Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant can help you manage your day with the device. It allows you to connect with friends and family via video calling and messaging, and for entertainment, all you have to do is ask Alexa to show you movie trailers, TV shows, movies, or the news. Radio stations, podcasts, and audiobooks are also accessible on the 1st Gen Echo Show 8. It also acts as a great digital picture frame, allowing you to put your memories on display using Amazon Photos. If a newer model is something that interests you, you can easily compare the Echo Show 8 (1st Gen) and Echo Show 8 (2nd Gen).
Amazon Echo Auto — $14, was $50
Take Alexa with you with the Amzon Echo Auto. This is the hands-free, smaller version of the standard Echo, designed to go on your dashboard and integrate into you car. Plug it into an aux port or connect to your car’s Bluetooth, and you’ll have Alexa talking to you through your speakers. The Auto connects to your phone, and can pull any information you want, hands free. Not only will it eliminate the urge to send important text while you’re driving, but it also can control your music, directions, or simple Google searches. It can be mounted on your dashboard or clipped onto a vent.