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The 30+ best Prime Day Echo device deals of 2024

There's no time like Prime Day to buy an Amazon Echo device. Even if the sale ends in a few hours, ZDNET is still tracking the best deals on Echo devices through Prime Day 2.
Written by Maria Diaz, Staff Writer
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Echo speakers and displays are often heavily discounted during Prime Day, Amazon's annual sales event, and are big sales drivers ahead of new product launches in the fall. Each year, Amazon offers some of the best discounts of the year on its devices during Prime Day, making it a great time to buy.

As someone who's purchased several Echo devices during past Prime Day events, I always recommend people wait until the July sale to buy them. But so many options can be overwhelming, so ZDNET has gathered the best Prime Day deals on Echo devices. We'll continue to update this list as Prime Day comes to an end.

Also: The best Prime Day deals: Live updates

Best Echo device deals for Prime Day 2024

  • Blink Video Doorbell System and Amazon Echo Pop for $35 (save $75): The Blink Doorbell in this system includes a Sync Module, which adds local storage to your system so you can bypass monthly fees from a Blink Subscription Plan.
  • Amazon Echo Studio for $170 (save $30): Amazon's best smart speaker and the nucleus of my home theater system is rarely discounted, but a Prime Day deal brings the price down to $170. 
  • Amazon Echo Show 15 for $220 (save $60): At 15 inches, the Echo Show 15 smart display doubles as a small Fire TV, including an Alexa Voice Remote. 
  • Amazon Echo Frames (3rd gen) for $170 (save $130): These Echo Frames are smart glasses with Alexa built-in and blue light filtering lenses.
  • Amazon Echo Show 10 for $200 (save $50): The 10.1-inch HD touchscreen on the Amazon Echo 10 can follow you around during video calls to keep you centered, while the premium speaker delivers directional audio.
  • Amazon Echo (4th gen) for $55 (save $45): With a richer sound experience than the Echo Dot and Echo Pop, the Amazon Echo also doubles as a smart home hub, with Zigbee and Matter support.
  • Amazon Echo Buds for $25 (save $25): Echo Buds are Bluetooth earbuds with Alexa built-in so that you can talk to Alexa on the go, right in your ears.
  • Amazon Echo Auto for $25 (save $30): If you've ever wanted Alexa while driving around in your car to ask it to turn on the lights before your arrival, the Echo Auto is perfect.
  • Carrera smart glasses with Alexa for $270 (save $120): A $120 discount is the biggest markdown we've seen thus far for these Carrera smart glasses with Alexa built-in, making this a great deal.
  • Echo Pop with Sengled smart bulb for $20 (save $40): Only $20 gets you an Echo Pop smart speaker plus a smart bulb.
  • Echo Dot (5th gen) and The Mandalorian-inspired stand bundle for $40 (save $38): This deal is perfect for Star Wars fans, with a Baby Grogu stand for the newest Echo Dot, plus the device itself.
  • Current price: $85
  • Original price: $150

The Echo Show 8 is currently 43% off for Prime Day. The 8-inch high-definition display makes this smart speaker my favorite kitchen companion, whether to watch videos on YouTube while I cook, look up recipes, or ask Alexa my curious kids' question of the day. 

Review: Echo Show 8

Echo Spot
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  • Current price: $45
  • Original price: $80

Amazon just launched a new smart alarm clock to celebrate Prime Day, and it debuted with a 44% discount that will be available through the sales event. The new Echo Spot is a compact smart speaker with a small display to show the clock. It works like a traditional alarm clock, with the added AI bonus of built-in Alexa.

  • Current price: $25
  • Original price: $50

The reliable Amazon Echo Dot is the perfect compact smart speaker to bring Alexa into your home. It's small enough to sit on your bedside table or living room mantle yet powerful enough to listen from across the room and deliver vibrant, room-filling sound. 

Also: Echo Pop vs Echo Dot: Which Prime Day deal should you choose?

  • Current price: $50
  • Original price: $90

The smaller Echo Show 5 is a five-inch high-definition smart display propped up by a speaker on the back. It's become the go-to Echo device for my kids' shared room, with a screen that is small enough for their nightstand. This makes it easy for them to set timers to clean up while listening to music, run bedtime routines to adjust their smart lights, and ask Alexa for a bedtime story through the Hey Disney! integration.

Review: Echo Show 5

Amazon Echo Pop
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  • Current price: $18
  • Original price: $40

The compact Echo Pop is the smallest Amazon smart speaker. It's perfect for a dorm room, compact and unobtrusive enough to fit on a bookshelf or desk. With built-in Alexa, you can ask the virtual assistant questions or jokes or to run smart home routines easily.

Review: Amazon Echo Pop review: A portable smart speaker for small spaces

More Prime Day 2024 Amazon Echo device deals

Echo Dot with children's drawings
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  • Amazon Echo Glow for $17 (save $13): The Echo Glow is a color-changing smart lamp that pairs with other Echo devices in your home for voice control.
  • Echo Show 8 + Blink Video Doorbell bundle for $95 (save $115): This is an outstanding price for an Echo Show 8 with the compatible Blink Video Doorbell to show you the video feed on the smart display when someone rings the doorbell. 
  • Echo Dot Kids for $28 (save $32): Available in a dragon or owl theme, the Echo Dot Kids includes one year of Amazon Kids+.
  • Made for Amazon outlet shelf for $16 (save $5): This shelf covers outlets and can hold an Echo Pop, Echo Dot, Echo Spot, Eero, Eero 6, and Eero 6+.
  • Echo Spot with Made for Amazon stand for $75 (save $35): This all-new Echo Spot alarm clock bundle features a white Made for Amazon stand with USB-C and USB-A charging ports.
  • Echo Sub for $120 (save $10): This subwoofer pairs with an Echo device, like two Echos or an Echo Studio. 
  • Adjustable stand for Echo Show 5 (3rd gen) for $20 (save $7): This tilting stand raises your Echo Show 5 and includes a USB-C charging port for your phone or other tech. 
  • Made for Amazon Echo Dot Wall Mount for $7 (save $10): This wall mount is made for the fourth-generation Echo Dot and allows you to take your Echo off your table or counter for ease of use.
  • Amazon Echo Frames with gradient sunglass lenses for $170 (save $160): This deal is for the sunglasses Echo Frames alternative, perfect for on-the-go Alexa interactions and listening to music.
  • Echo Buds (2021) for $35 (save $85): These second-generation Echo Buds were released in 2021 and feature active noise cancellation and Alexa built-in.
  • Star Wars Stormtrooper stand for Echo Dot for $30 (save $10): This limited-edition Stormtrooper stand fits the fourth- and fifth-generation Echo Dots. 
  • Tilt stand for Echo Show 8 (2023) for $22 (save $8): Built for the latest Echo Show 8, this tilt stand lets you tilt your smart display forward or backward for the best viewing angle. 
  • Echo Pop Kids for $23 (save $27): The kids' version of Amazon's most compact smart speaker features a Marvel Avengers or Disney Princess theme and six months of Amazon Kids+.
  • Made for Amazon Echo Show 15 extension cable 6-foot for $10 (save $5): This $10 option is perfect if you need an extension cord to mount your Echo Show 15 on the wall.
  • Echo Show 5 Kids for $55 (save $45): Like other Amazon Echo kids' versions, this device features a kid-friendly interface and strong parental controls, thanks to the included year of Amazon Kids+.
  • Echo Dot (5th gen) with Sengled smart bulb for $27 (save $43): Sengled smart bulbs work seamlessly with Alexa, so pairing an Echo Dot with one at $27 is a Prime Day deal you can't miss.

FAQs

When is Amazon Prime Day 2024? 

Amazon is holding its annual Prime Day sales event, which began yesterday and runs for two days through July 17.

Are there different Echo device deals on Prime Day 2?

There can be. This isn't a yes or no answer because some retailers discount their products for the entire two days of Prime Day, but they may briefly discount them further at certain points. As I update this list to add more deals, I check that each deal is still available and have found big price differences between one day or moment in the day and another during the Prime Day event.

Sellers can also add lightning deals and limited-time deals, dropping the discounted prices further for a limited time to attract more buyers quickly. In past Prime Day events, Amazon, for example, has dropped its 43-inch Fire TV to $100 on Prime Day 2. 

Are Echo devices really cheaper on Prime Day? 

Yes, Echo and other Amazon devices get the biggest markdowns during the Prime Day sales event. As a smart home reviewer who always looks for great deals, I've purchased a few Echo devices during Prime Day for this very reason.

Echo Pop vs Echo Dot: Which is the best Prime Day deal?

Amazon's most compact Echo speakers are on sale for $25 or less a piece, but how do you know which one is better for you? The Echo Pop, currently priced at $18, has a front-facing speaker that projects audio in front of the device, so it can be placed on a corner or against the wall. The Echo Dot, available for $25, is a round speaker that projects audio in all directions, has less audio degradation when the volume goes up, and has an action button to wake Alexa, unlike the Echo Pop.

The Echo Pop is also unreliably responsive when you try to call on it with the wake word, especially when the volume is up high, making the lack of an action button more evident.

If I had to choose between the $18 Echo Pop and the $25 Echo Dot, I'd choose the latter.

How did we choose these Prime Day deals?

ZDNET cares greatly about curating the best deals for our readers, ensuring we only feature the deals worth your hard-earned money. We combine our experience testing different smart home products and looking for deals to give you the best offerings currently available so you can be sure that a deal featured on ZDNET is a good one.

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