TLDR: Bump up your home assistant game with video, courtesy of an Amazon Echo Show 5, now more than $40 off its regular price.
It’s been a few years — and now, your Amazon Alexa is practically part of the family. You ask her to order stuff and play your music. She keeps you updated on news and the weather. And the kids are constantly asking Alexa probing questions about whether aliens exist or how old Alexa is or if she can rap. She can’t, by the way…but that’s not gonna stop ’em from asking.
But of course, there are some frontiers Alexa isn’t capable of tackling — like video. That’s where the Echo Show comes in — and right now, you can pick up an Amazon Echo Show 5 to widen Alexa’s web throughout your home. It’s on sale now for just $84.99, 34 percent off, from TNW Deals.
The beating heart of the Echo Show is its 10.1-inch screen, capable of delivering HD-quality images and video. So unlike Alexa, your Show can be a true entertainment hub as well, playing your Amazon Prime Video content, Netflix, music videos, live TV, and more. You can also use the Show’s video screen for more than entertainment, like handling video calls with friends and family through Skype or other communication apps.
The Show also takes care of a bunch of those Alexa duties you already depend on, including streaming music from Apple Music, Spotify, Pandora, or your own cloud storage files. The Show even includes new and improved speakers with dual 2-inch neodymium drivers and a passive bass radiator to deliver that music with even more power and clarity than Alexa can offer.
But the Show isn’t all about keeping you amused. It’ll handle a bunch of your pressing time management tasks as well, like setting alarms and timers, keeping to-do and shopping lists, and tracking calendars and appointments.
With Alexa built right in, your Amazon Echo Show connects via WiFi, so you can station it anywhere around your home from the kitchen to your living room to the bedroom.
Regularly priced at $129, you can pick up an Amazon Echo Show 5 now for over $40 off, down to just $84.99. And since you’re spending over $50, your purchase will also land you an additional $10 in-store credit. Just make your buy and within 14 days, the credit will be added to your account.
Prices are subject to change