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New Amazon Echo Alexa speaker price slashed by £30 in early Black Friday deal

New Amazon Echo Alexa speaker price slashed by £30 in early Black Friday deal

AMAZON has slashed the price of its flagship Alexa speaker – just in time for Christmas.

The early Black Friday deal shaves a generous £30 off the price.

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Amazon’s new Echo speaker is heavily discounted[/caption]

It means you’ll pay just £59.99, rather than the usual £90 sticker price.

Importantly, this is the newest 4th-generation Amazon Echo – a 2020 smart speaker.

It’s shaped like an orb, which is a new distinctive look, as well as offering better audio generally.

But it’s got all the same Alexa tricks as earlier Echo speakers.

  • Echo speaker at Amazon for £59.99 – buy here
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The speaker has a new design and improved sound[/caption]

The Echo works using far-field microphones that pick up your voice from anywhere in a room.

All you need to do is say the wake word (Alexa), and she’ll start listening to your speech.

Ask a question and she’ll use Amazon’s computing heft to work out an answer for you.

She can play music or radio, make phone calls, and even read your Kindle books or audiobooks out loud.

Better still, she can connect to third-party services too.

So you can use the official Domino’s skill to place pizza orders just with your voice.

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You can save £30 with this early Black Friday deal[/caption]

She’ll also work with a host of other smart home gadgets.

If you have a connected Dyson fan, for instance, Alexa will be able to control how it remotely.

And if you own smart lightbulbs – like Philips Hue or Hive Active Lights – you can use Alexa to turn the lights on and off.

Alexa also comes with a healthy roster of built-in games, so you can play trivia quizzes with her when you’re bored.

If you get multiple Echos, you’ll be able to play music all around your home in sync – all thanks to the Alexa app.

  • Echo speaker at Amazon for £59.99 – buy here

All prices in this article were correct at the time of writing, but may have since changed. Always do your own research before making any purchase.

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