Amazon drops Echo Show 5 price to $50 as part of a larger device sale

by Joseph K. Clark

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Amazon is holding one of its more extensive device sales in recent memory, and it’s excellent news if you want a brilliant display as an alarm clock or kitchen helper. The internet giant has cut the price of its Echo Show 5 to $50, well below its official $90 fee and just $5 higher than the best deal we’ve seen so far. You’ll also find the swiveling Echo Show 10 back to its record-low $200, while the mid-tier Echo Show 8 has dropped to $75 from its original $125.

Amazon drops Echo

Buy Echo Show 5 at Amazon – $50

Buy Echo Show 8 at Amazon – $75

Buy Echo Show 10 at Amazon – $200

You’ll also find discounts on Amazon’s other media devices. The Fire TV Stick Lite has received a slight deal to $25, while the Stick 4K has dipped to $38. The more powerful Fire TV Cube is down to $100 versus its usual $120. If you’re an avid reader, you can buy the basic Kindle for $65 (a drop from $90), while its Paperwhite counterpart sells for $95 instead of the typical $130.

The Echo Show 5 represents a sweet spot in Amazon’s lineup. It won’t produce booming sound or provide a giant view for your TV shows, but it gives more substantial audio quality than you’d expect in a compact form that works well in the bedroom and beyond. The Show 8 is best if you intend to catch up on TV but don’t want a giant device. The Echo Show 10, meanwhile, is a no-compromise bright screen that’s great for video calls and security if you’re willing to pay a significant premium. Follow @EngadgetDeals on Twitter for the latest tech deals and buying advice.

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