5 best Amazon Echo devices to buy

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Amazon Echo devices

The Black Friday season is just around the corner, and while we’re waiting for the best available deals, let’s check what Amazon has to offer in regards to smart speakers.

All Amazon Echo iterations are quite popular for a variety of reasons. Once you catch the drift, Alexa can be of much assistance in your everyday life, for both you and your family.

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All-new Echo Dot (4th Gen)

  • Exquisite, compact design
  • Voice control
  • Allows to control your home
  • Protects your privacy
  • The buttons could be more attractive

It was only a question of time before the smart home speakers find their way into your car. All-new Echo Dot (4th Gen) Smart speaker with Alexa is a worthy car companion with 50k and more skills.

Once you set it up, every interaction is by voice, so the device is completely hands-free. Just ask Alexa to play the song on Spotify, call someone, or find the closest gas station and it’s done.


 

Echo Show 8

  • Call or message almost anyone hands-free.
  • Premium speakers
  • Keeps your privacy safe
  • Message cannot be taken off the screen

The top-of-the-line speaker, as far as Amazon speakers go. The most distinctive feature is the built-in Echo Show 8 which allows you easier control over all smart devices in your household. Beyond that, the mere size of the device brings out better audio output.

If you don’t want to go for the Echo Spot or Echo Show Smart displays, this is the best of the speakers your money can buy.


 

Echo Flex

  • Smart home control
  • Easy to set up
  • Built-in USB port
  • The sound could be better

This small device will be great for home use in setting alarms, reminders, timers, or connect with other smart devices from your home.

You can plug it directly into an electrical outlet and just use it. It easily connects with Alexa, if you have the app downloaded. And if you do, setting up this device should not take more than a few minutes.


 

Echo Dot (3rd Gen)

  • Voice-controlled speaker powered by Alexa
  • Clear and loud sound for music streaming
  • Call or message people with nothing else but your voice commands
  • Co-operates with Smart Home devices so you can turn the lights, adjust the thermostat, or switch TV channels
  • Bluetooth and 3,5mm for connecting your speakers to amplify the audio output
  • Heather Gray, 3.9” x 3.9” x 1.7”
  • Customer service could be better

Fan-favorite smart speaker which has unlimited possibilities in regards to voice control now with a clearer sound and slicker design. Combined with a few more smart devices, the Echo Dot makes your life so much easier.


 

Echo (2nd Generation) International Version

  • Schedule meetings, call contacts via loudspeaker, set reminders, or control smart home devices.
  • Play music with one of the multiple supported streaming services.
  • Dual speakers with Dolby processing allow 360° omnidirectional audio.
  • Easy to connect with external speakers via Bluetooth or 3,5mm stereo cable.
  • Noice cancelation and 7 built-in mics
  • Does not come with an aux in

The standard Echo option and the most popular one. It has some valuable advantages over the Echo Dot, but it all falls to the loudness of the speaker.

Besides that, it brings all the usual jazz, with full access to Alexa and a few smart home devices your options are limitless.

What smart Echo speaker is the best deal for you? Don’t forget to tell us in the comments section below.


FAQ: Learn more about Amazon echo devices

  • What are Amazon echo devices?

They are a brand of echo devices developed by Amazon Echo services.

  • What’s the best Amazon echo device?

Check out our comprehensive list of the best Amazon echo devices.

  • Are Amazon echo devices safe?

They do come with built-in layers of protection, nonetheless, you can use a VPN to boost your home security.

Editor's Note: This article was originally published in November 2018 and was revamped and updated in November 2020 for freshness, accuracy, and comprehensiveness.