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  • The Echo Dot is Amazon’s best-selling smart speaker primarily for one reason: The low price.
  • Amazon’s Dot retails for $70 but goes on sale all the time — right now you can save $25, for example.
  • But Amazon sells another speaker these days that’s even more affordable though, and the Echo Flex is on sale right now with one of the craziest deals we’ve ever seen.

The Echo Dot is one of the most popular hardware devices Amazon has ever made, and it’s pretty clear that there are two main reasons for that. First, it gives users access to Amazon’s beloved virtual personal assistant, Alexa. And second, the $70 retail price makes it wonderfully affordable. In fact, it used to be the most affordable smart speaker in Amazon’s lineup until the company launched an even cheaper model that so many people still don’t even know about.

Amazon recently released a new entry-level Alexa speaker called the Echo Flex. While the Echo Dot is great for Alexa and for streaming music, the Echo Flex is pretty much a dedicated Alexa device. It’s very compact and doesn’t take up any space on a desk or table because it’s just a small box that plugs into the wall. On top of that, it retails for just $35, which is half of what Amazon charges for the Dot.

The 4th-gen Echo Dot happens to be on sale right now for $44.99, which is a fine price. But if you go for the Echo Flex instead, you’ll only pay $24.99! That’s the lowest price Amazon has ever charged for an Alexa speaker… and it also can come in a bundle. You can get the Echo Flex and a LED smart light bulb for $45.32, which gives you a free bulb at the end of the day. So you can either get a discounted Flex or a free LED smart bulb.

Echo Flex - Plug-in mini smart speaker with Alexa List Price:$34.99 Price:$24.99 You Save:$10.00 (29%) Available from Amazon, BGR may receive a commission Buy Now
Echo Flex - Plug-in mini smart speaker with Alexa bundle with Sengled Wi-Fi Smart bulb List Price:$47.75 Price:$45.32 You Save:$2.43 (5%) Available from Amazon, BGR may receive a commission Buy Now

Here’s more info about the Echo Flex from Amazon’s product page:

  • Make any space a little smarter – This plug-in smart speaker lets you get help from Alexa in more places in your home.
  • Alexa is always happy to help – Manage your day. Get instant information. Check weather and traffic on your way out.
  • Voice control your smart home – Turn on lights, adjust thermostats, lock doors, and more with compatible connected devices.
  • Built-in USB port – Charge your phone or add an optional accessory like a night-light or motion sensor.
  • Connect with others – Drop in on or make announcements to other rooms that have a compatible Echo device. Call hands-free.
  • Designed to protect your privacy – Built with multiple layers of privacy controls, including a microphone off button that electronically disconnects the mics.

Echo Flex - Plug-in mini smart speaker with Alexa List Price:$34.99 Price:$24.99 You Save:$10.00 (29%) Available from Amazon, BGR may receive a commission Buy Now
Echo Flex - Plug-in mini smart speaker with Alexa bundle with Sengled Wi-Fi Smart bulb List Price:$47.75 Price:$45.32 You Save:$2.43 (5%) Available from Amazon, BGR may receive a commission Buy Now


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