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This article was published on May 14, 2019


CHEAP: Snapping up an Amazon Echo for kids at $35 (50% off) is child’s play

CHEAP: Snapping up an Amazon Echo for kids at $35 (50% off) is child’s play
Product
Echo Dot Kids Edition
Price
$34.99
Ivan Mehta
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Ivan Mehta

Ivan covers Big Tech, India, policy, AI, security, platforms, and apps for TNW. That's one heck of a mixed bag. He likes to say "Bleh." Ivan covers Big Tech, India, policy, AI, security, platforms, and apps for TNW. That's one heck of a mixed bag. He likes to say "Bleh."

While kids are surrounded by technology today, it’s not wise to introduce them to every single gadget out there. But you can start their gizmo journey by putting an Echo Dot Kids Edition in their bedroom for just $35 – down from $70.

This Amazon smart speaker is configured to restrict the content to only kid-friendly stuff. Children can ask Alexa to play music, answer questions, read stories, tell jokes, and more.

Its algorithm makes sure that the device plays only age-appropriate stuff. For instance, it filters out all explicit songs from Spotify, Apple Music, or Amazon Music.

Plus, you’ll get one year of free subscription to FreeTime Unlimited ($2.99/month after that) that’ll allow your kids to access 1000 audiobooks like Beauty & the Beast and Peter Pan from Audible, as well as educational content and ad-free radio stations geared towards children. What’s more, it gives you access to shows from Disney, Nickelodeon, and Cartoon Network on your phone, tablet, or FireTV devices.

Through the Alexa app, you can monitor your kids’ activity, set time limits for usage, pause its services for as long as you need. If that sounds like a handy addition to your kids’ room, head to Amazon US to grab an Echo Dot Kids Edition for an unbelievable price of $35 (50 percent off).


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