Why? Just why?

What you need to know

  • Amazon Smart Oven is available for $250 pre-order today.
  • It features all the features of the AmazonBasics Microwave, plus convection cooking and air frying.
  • You can scan products to automatically input cooking information into the oven.
  • Every Smart Oven will come with an Echo Dot.

Yup, they made another one. After releasing the AmazonBasics Microwave earlier this year, Amazon is back with another smart microwave, but this time, it functions as an air fryer and convection oven as well.

The AmazonBasics microwave was a bit under-powered — which made it great for dorm rooms or other crowded spaces — but this model should be more capable and more adaptable. It still doesn't have a microphone built-in — because the microwave interferes with it — but at least this time it comes with an Echo Dot for voice controls.

The Amazon Smart Oven is available for pre-order today for $250.

Cook it

Amazon Smart Oven

A newer, better smart oven

Amazon takes the good parts of its last microwave and beefs it up with air frying and convection oven cooking. It also comes with an Echo Dot for easy Alexa voice controls.

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