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The Best Amazon Device Deals for Black Friday (2020): Kindle, Echo, Fire

Amazon devices are already pretty affordable, but Black Friday is one of those times when they get even cheaper. Whether you’re shopping for a small smart speaker or you want to go all-in on Amazon’s ecosystem, below are the best Amazon device deals we’ve found so far. You can also head directly to Amazon for a less-organized (and less insightful, we hope!) roundup. Other stores will price-match these offers if you wish to shop elsewhere.

Note: We strike through items that sell out or are no longer at their deal price as of publishing. Discounts sometimes return, so check for yourself. We will update this guide throughout the weekend as Amazon discounts more of its devices.

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Echo Deals

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Echo speakers are one of the cheapest, easiest ways to explore smart home tech. You can use Alexa to check the weather, stream music, control compatible devices, and more. Check out this Alexa speaker buying guide to figure out which Echo is best. These tips will help keep your privacy intact when placing smart speakers around your house.

  • The New Echo Dot for $29 ($21 off): Amazon recently updated the Echo Dot, and there are two models, this one and the one with a clock (see the next deal). Both are spherical in shape. Both are very similar to the new standard Echo. We haven’t had a chance to spend time with it yet, but if anything the new rounder shape should make it easier to see the clock on a nightstand and should project sound in more directions. If you need a smart bulb, you can get this deal, plus a Sengled Smart Bulb for the same price.

  • Echo Dot with clock for $39 ($21 off): This one has the same speaker as the plain Echo Dot, but adds a digital clock face, which makes it great for the bedside.

  • Echo Dot Kids Edition for $39 ($21 off): The kids edition Echo Dot offers some parental controls and kid-friendly designs. The also include a year of Amazon Kids+ (formerly FreeTime Unlimited) content. After the first year Amazon Kids+ is $3 per month, so be sure to make a note on your calendar if you plan to cancel.

  • Echo Dot (Previous model) for $19 ($21 off): Long live the hockey puck! If you don’t need the improvements in the new Dot this is a good price for what we still think is the basic smart home building block. You can place it nearly anywhere. It sounds pretty good for its size and is a great way to test the world of smart home devices without spending a fortune

  • Echo for $70 ($30 off): The new, round Echo is Amazon’s best smart speaker yet, with bolder bass and better voice recognition for all your Alexa commands.

  • Echo Show 8 for $65 ($65 off): The Echo Show 8 is the middle child in Amazon’s Alexa-powered smart display lineup. The screen is big enough to read from a good distance, but it doesn’t hog counter space in your kitchen or office.

  • Echo Show 5 for $45 ($45 off): The Echo Show 5 isn’t our favorite smart display, but if space is limited and you want a screen—for example, on your nightstand—it gets the job done.

  • Echo Show 5 and Blink Mini Camera for $50 ($30 off): This bundled deal saves you a bit on the Echo Show and throws in a Blink mini indoor camera.

  • Echo Flex for $10 ($15 off): The Flex is Amazon’s tiny, wall socket speaker. The bathroom speaker we call it. It has a USB port on the bottom so you can charge your phone, or plug in an Amazon-made night light.

Fire Tablet and Kindle Deals

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