Now that you’re working from home or perhaps doing some type of hybrid between home and office, it may be hard to justify buying a new car. Yet, you may really want to take advantage of having a voice assistant in your car. You can add it very cheaply and easily to your current car with an Amazon Echo Auto with Alexa. Normally, it’s expensive at $50, but you can get a refurbished one for less than $20. You have to admit that’s a deal that’s hard to pass up.
This device connects to the Alexa app on your phone using your car’s speakers via auxiliary input or a Bluetooth connection with your phone. It connects to your car via an included vent mount. Amazon created it specifically for use on the road, employing eight microphones and far-field technology to allow it to hear you over the traffic, as well as your music, air conditioning, etc.
Your boredom with the same local radio stations ends here, as you can control the Amazon Echo Auto through the Alexa app on your phone. This allows you to stream Amazon Music, Apple Music, Spotify, SiriusXM, Audible, and radio stations via TuneIn and iHeartRadio.
Along with playing music and other entertainment, you can also ask Alexa to check the news, make calls, add to your to-do list, check the weather, arrange your calendar events, and more. Don’t worry about your privacy, as you can turn the microphones off electronically at any time.
Disclaimers: This is a refurbished product, but it should be of no concern, as it’s been tested and certified to look and work like it’s brand new. Echo Auto is not compatible with all cars and phones. It won’t work with some cars that support Bluetooth and is not compatible with some styles of air vents. Check the listings before purchasing.
If you’re ready to buy this refurbished Amazon Echo Auto with Alexa, take $30 off the normal listing price and pay just $19.99.
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