It’s on sale for $50 off today only through Amazon, making the popular Alexa-enabled smart speaker just $129.99 in the US. It doesn’t appear to be on sale anywhere outside of America, however.
This is the cheapest Amazon Echo has been all year, and it’s already the No. 1 best-selling home automation product on Amazon. It could break records today.
There’s been a surge of interest in smart speakers, but Amazon had a head start vs the Google Home and the forthcoming Apple HomePod.
This is a 24-hour Amazon Echo sale, according to Amazon. After that, its flagship Alexa speaker will revert to the normal price of $179.99.
Amazon Echo ahead of Amazon Prime?
We don’t officially know when Amazon Prime Day will be, but it’s not today.
The fact that a full-on Amazon Prime Day isn’t happening right now lines up with our thinking: Amazon Prime Day is closer to mid-July, like last year’s July 12 date.
We’ll let you know when more Amazon mega-sales happen, and we’ll keep asking Alexa to fill us in on the details. Alex is our best source these days.
For now, enjoy the Amazon Echo smart speaker price drop that doesn’t happen too often. At least until Apple HomePod launches and competition heats up.