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Get an Amazon Echo device on sale before Prime Day ends tonight

Grab an Echo Pop, Echo Dot, Echo Studio, and more for up to 65% off on Amazon Prime Day before it ends in just a few hours.
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Prime Day is the best time to get an Echo device, no questions asked. Though Amazon offers discounts on its devices throughout the year, Prime Day is when we find the best deals available, making it a great time to add a new Echo device to your home (or buy one to put away as a gift). 

Also: The best Amazon Prime Day 2023 deals: Live updates

Suppose you're looking for an easy way to make your home smarter. In that case, an Amazon Echo device is a great start -- especially for anyone looking to use Alexa for voice control of their smart home devices or to get the latest news and weather information. Echo devices range from smart speakers to smart displays, which can fit anywhere from your kitchen counter to your bedside table and help make your life easier. 

We've rounded up the best Echo device deals available this Prime Day but if you find something worthwhile, you may want to add it to your cart quickly -- Prime Day only has a few hours left.

Best Echo device deals for Amazon Prime Day 2023

  • Current price: $155
  • Original price: $200

The largest of Amazon's smart speaker lineup, the Echo Studio is a powerhouse speaker large enough to provide rich, room-filling sound. With two midrange speakers, one tweeter, and one five-inch woofer, the Echo Studio is capable of powerful spatial audio processing with automatic room adaptation. And this is all on top of Alexa built-in since it is an Echo device. 

  • Current price: $45
  • Original price: $90

The new Echo Show 5 is now seeing its first big discount at 50% off, available for $45. The latest five-inch Amazon smart display was launched this year and features an improved Alexa response thanks to an additional built-in microphone and upgraded audio quality for better audio output comparable to a standalone smart speaker. 

  • Current price: $23
  • Original price: $50

The latest Echo Dot is only $23 as part of the Prime Day deals, and you can even add a free Sengled smart bulb for a limited time. This smart speaker is Amazon's most popular and best-sounding speaker of its size. It features a built-in temperature sensor, privacy mic off button, and eero built-in to add 1,000 square feet of coverage to your eero Wi-Fi network.

  • Current price: $18
  • Original price: $40

This tiny but mighty smart speaker is perfect for anyone looking for an intelligent compact companion that can fit almost anywhere. It was launched in 2023 as a smaller, discreet alternative to the Echo Dot, perfect for the college dorm or office desk but loud enough for your favorite podcasts or music. You can add a Sengled smart light bulb for only $1 for a limited time.

  • Current price: $60
  • Original price: $130

The Echo Show 8 is one of the most popular smart displays in the Echo lineup. With an 8-inch HD touchscreen and a 13MP camera, it's perfect for making video calls to friends and family, as it uses auto-framing technology that always keeps you centered, whether you're chopping vegetables or stirring the soup. Like the rest of the Echo smart displays, the Echo Show 8 comes with Alexa built-in and is an interactive display that lets you play videos and music or listen to the news or your favorite podcasts.

More Amazon Prime Day 2023 Echo device deals

When is Amazon Prime Day 2023?

Amazon Prime Day 2023 is a two-day sales event that started at 3 a.m. EDT on July 11 through July 12. 

Also: Amazon Prime Day is official: July 11-12 for major sales on tech and more

How did we choose these Amazon Prime Day deals?

ZDNET only recommends the devices we can stand behind, so when we say you're getting a good deal, we want to ensure your hard-earned money goes towards an excellent value. To choose the top deals, we comb through the best sales available and make thorough price comparisons with historical data, combined with our own personal experience with these products, to determine which ones are worth buying.

Our hope is to help you make the best choice to stretch your dollar -- think of all the extra smart home devices you can add to your cart with all these savings. 

What is the best Echo device?

The Amazon Echo is considered the best Alexa device overall; it's a great, booming smart speaker that moves Alexa into your home for voice control, but it's also a smart home hub with Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, Zigbee, and Matter. 

If you're looking for the absolute best Echo speaker, you certainly can't go wrong with the Echo Studio, an outstanding, high-end speaker with spatial audio and room-filling sound. 

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