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Let the birthday savings begin! Believe it or not, Alexa, with all her wit, charm and useful tidbits, has been a fixture in our lives for five whole years: Amazon’s voice assistant made its maiden voyage into our homes on November 6, 2014. To celebrate her upcoming birthday, the mega-retailer is hosting a whopper of a sale on tons of Alexa-enabled devices, with some dropping as low as $10.
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One of the best discounts you’ll see from this sale comes in the form of the pint-sized Echo Flex, which drops from $24.99 to just $9.99 for a 60% discount. Though it certainly won’t compare to pricier picks in the sound department, it’s a great little find for those looking for a device that will pair with other smart gadgets, plugging into the wall like a night light to allow you to control your thermostat, lights and more with your voice.
If you’re looking for something with a little more power in the speaker department, check out the Echo Show 5. Once $109.98, you’ll get it for 45% off right now at $59.98. We found the audio of this device to be not half-bad for such a small device! In fact, it was our tester’s personal favorite among all of the Amazon Echo smart speakers we tried out. It doesn’t just play tunes, either: This handy machine allows you to watch video feeds from you video doorbell or baby monitor, stream TV or movies and even functions as an office desk clock. Note that this item won’t be shipped until Thursday, November 12.
Book lovers, meanwhile, will appreciate the $30 discount they’ll receive on the Amazon Kindle, which drops from $89.99 to $59.99. In testing, we found the latest version of Amazon’s entry-level e-reader to be a capable model that will allow you to read in any lighting conditions, thanks in large part to the addition of its display lighting. That being said, the text and illumination won’t be as crisp or as bright as you’d receive from our favorite Kindle, the Paperwhite, which is also on sale in an ad-supported version for $116.99.
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