When looking for an Echo speaker, there are a few different options. The Amazon Echo Dot 4th Gen Smart Speaker makes a great choice if you want to try an Alexa-enabled speaker before going all in on a much more expensive model. It’s also a suitable choice if you’re trying to build a network of speakers around your home. It’s a great time for either solution, as you can buy one now for under $30.
The Dot is Amazon’s most popular smart speaker. It’s compact enough to fit into small spaces in your home, office, and even your camper, just about anywhere you want to hear music with crisp vocals and a balanced bass. If you have them in multiple rooms, you can send announcements to the other speakers, such as letting the family know it’s time for dinner.
Use the Alexa voice assistant to play a song, artist, or genre through your choice of music services: Amazon Music, Apple Music, Spotify, Pandora, and more. Music is just one thing to listen to. You can also listen to radio podcasts, audiobooks, and more. Alexa can set a time, answer questions, add to a list, and create calendar events and reminders. Also use Alexa to control your smart home devices, including lights and the thermostat.
Alexa Guard can be activated on the Amazon Echo Dot 4th Gen Smart Speaker to send you mobile alerts if it detects a smoke alarm or breaking glass while you’re gone. Get even more help with a subscription to Guard Plus, including an Emergency Helpline that can be called via Alexa. Note that there is a button to turn off the mic to protect your privacy.
Take $20 off the price of the speaker and pay just $29.99. Get it in your choice of colors: Charcoal, Glacier White, and Twilight Blue.
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