All the Amazon Echo speakers are on sale currently, and the Amazon Echo Show 8 is one of the better deals right now at 42 percent off. The mid-range device has a screen, allowing you to see images, videos, video calls, and footage from a connected security camera.
The 8″ HD screen has stereo sound and sits on an adjustable stand. When you connect Alexa with video calling and messaging, you can place a video call to others who have an Echo device with a screen or just have the Amazon Alexa app. You can also make announcements to other Alexa devices throughout your home.
You don’t have to limit yourself to communication, as you can also watch TV shows, movies, and the news. If that’s not enough, you can also listen to radio stations, podcasts, and audiobooks. Display your photos, too, and use them to populate the screen on the device.
The Amazon Echo Show 8 can also be used to control your smart home devices. Turn the lights off and on, adjust the thermostat, and check out who’s on your doorstep, whether it’s a friendly face, an Amazon delivery, or a solicitor you wish to dismiss quickly without having to go to the door physically. Note that you can also turn off the microphones by tapping a button and close the built-in shutter to cover the camera, both for privacy.
Save $55 and get this Echo speaker with a display for just $74.99. Alternatively, for just $10 more, get a Blink Mini as well.
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