An Amazon Echo device is one of the easiest ways to make your home smarter. From super-affordable options like the Echo Dot to the luxe models like the Echo Show, you have a wide variety of choices. All that smart home goodness can put a hefty dent in your wallet, but luckily we've rounded up the best Echo device deals that are available for August 2019. Get ready to say "Hello" to Alexa and "goodbye" to spending tons of money.

Best Echo Dot Deals Buy one, get one free

This compact speaker is the most affordable Echo device option. It gets you all of the functionality of the other devices, but in a smaller form factor. The speakers are still surprisingly decent, especially on the newer third-generation lineup, and you'll gain access to all the fun stuff. Music streaming, checking the weather, or asking for a fun fact will all be possible with just a few spoken words.

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Amazon Echo Dot 3rd-generation smart speaker

Amazon's offering one of the better deals we've seen on its Echo Dot smart speakers. You can buy one speaker and get one free with coupon code DOT2PACK, effectively making both speaker just $25. That's about the lowest price you can find outside of special events like Black Friday, so if you're in the market, now is the time to purchase.

Buy one, get one free

Best Echo Deals $79.99

The Echo is essentially a taller, louder Echo Dot. There are seven microphones and beamforming technology, meaning the device will hear you even over loud music, which is an area where the Echo Dot can fall short. It also features dual speakers, which is another feature the Echo Dot lacks.

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Amazon Echo 2nd-generation smart speaker

While the brand-new Echo Dot isn't currently on sale, you can save big on a certified refurbished model, nabbing it for $79.99. This product includes a full one-year warranty, and it's been certified and tested to look and work like new.

$79.99 $100 $20 off

Best Echo Plus Deals $149.99 plus free bulb

Echo Plus features the most premium sound out of the device family. It also has a built-in smart home hub, meaning it'll pair right out of the box with things like the Philips Hue bulb or your smart plugs, as well as smart devices that only use the Zigbee wireless protocol.

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Amazon Echo Plus 2nd-generation smart speaker

Right now the best deal on the Echo Plus is buying it at regular price and getting a free Sengled smart bulb thrown in. That's not bad, though, because Sengled makes some great bulbs. Just consider it the start of your ever-growing smart home ecosystem.

$149.99 with free smart bulb $150 $10 value

Best Echo Show Deals $229.99 plus free smart bulb

Echo Show takes the existing Echo ecosystem and adds a screen. You can use it to display lyrics in case your kids forget the words to "Baby Shark", show step-by-step recipe videos in the kitchen, or play beauty tutorials while you're getting ready. Of course, you could also just binge-watch Netflix on a new screen instead of the same old TV or smartphone.

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Amazon Echo Show 2nd-generation smart kitchen companion

The 2nd-generation Echo Show doesn't have many jaw-dropping deals, but there are still a couple of ways to get a discount. Right now you can buy it at regular price with a free smart bulb or buying two of them and getting $100 off with coupon code SHOW2PACK.

$229.99 with free smart bulb $240 $10 value

Best Echo Spot Deals $40 off 2

Take the Echo Show. Shrink it down. Bam, you have the Echo Spot. It'll show you video flash briefings, weather forecasts, shopping lists, and more, but with a counter-friendly footprint.

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Amazon Echo Spot smart alarm clock

The Echo Spot doesn't have a direct price discount right now, but luckily Amazon has still given us a way to save. Buy two Echo Spot devices and you'll save $40 off the total. Make sure to enter code SPOT2PACK to save.

$219.99 $260 $40 off

Best Echo Accessory Deals

Sound Advice: WALI Wall Mount Stands

These inexpensive wall mount stands make it simple to mount your Echo Dot speaker on an unused power outlet in your home. This discounted two-pack is a fantastic way to manage cables and do the speaker's sound justice.

$13 at Amazon

Work Smarter: TP-Link Smart Plug 3-Pack

Get half-off these smart plugs and control older tech with your voice and your new Echo device. These are a super-easy way to breathe new life into older tech. The smart plugs can be controlled from anywhere in the world, and they have great reviews as well.

$30 at B&H

It's Gettin Hot In Here: Nest Learning Thermostat

Echo devices give you a whole new way to take control over your home. This discounted Nest thermostat works intelligently on its own, adjusting your home's temperature to keep you comfortable and save you money on your power bill. Being able to control the thermostat with your voice is just icing on the cake.

$229 at Amazon

How to get the Best Echo Deals

These are the best Echo deals. No, really. Some of these speakers have never dropped to a lower price than what we're seeing right now. And even if they have, those deals are no longer available. If we see something better we will add it here, so bookmark this page!

Always check Amazon around major holidays, and you'll definitely want to keep an eye out during Prime Day this summer.

The last suggestion for finding the best Echo Deals would be to wait for new generations to get announced. When the 3rd-generation Echo Dot came out, not only was it on sale but the 2nd-gen also went on sale. We expect the more successful Amazon speakers will regularly get new releases, and that means a lot of savings for you.

Unless you are in desperate need of one of these today, you may want to wait for Amazon's Prime Day to bring some potential savings to these items. Be sure to check out our Amazon Prime Day hub to keep up to date on all the deals and everything else Prime Day related. There's going to be plenty of deals on Amazon hardware, including Amazon Fire tablet deals, Fire TV Deals, some great Kindle Deals, and more.

Best Alexa Compatible Devices in 2020: Top 15 Ranked

Smart home tech is becoming a more accessible and popular way of upgrading your current household setup. The best thing about the Amazon Echo family of products and Amazon Alexa is the seemingly endless integration with many popular and emerging smart home devices. Here is a smorgasbord of some of the best Alexa-compatible smart home tools that work with your Amazon Echo device.

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Envelope your home in Wi-Fi: eero Whole Home Mesh Wi-Fi System

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Big homes need more than a standard Wi-Fi setup, and this is where a mesh network like eero comes into play. The integration with Alexa enables eero owners to control different aspects of their home network, including opening and closing guest networks and providing threat scans and ad-blocking. Available individually or in multi-packs.

From $249 at Amazon

Plug & Play: Amazon Smart Plug

These first-party smart plugs can pair instantly with your Echo devices, and turn any dumb appliance into a smart one with Alexa. In fact, this was how I got my smart home started, and I currently have a half-dozen lamps set up on smart plugs like these.

$25 at Amazon

Alexa, lock the door: August Smart Lock Pro + Connect

The August Smart Lock Pro is the best smart lock for both homeowners and renters, as it connects to the inside of your existing deadbolt set up. Once set up, just ask Alexa to lock or unlock the door. Additionally, with the August Home App, your door locks and unlocks when it detects you either coming or going from your home. Plus, it allows keyless access to those who need it.

From $199 at Amazon

Alexa, show the front door camera: Ring Video Doorbell 2

The Ring Video Doorbell 2 works with Echos that have a screen (Spot, Show, Show 5), Fire Tablets, and Fire TVs to show you who is near your doorbell. It has a horizontal field of view of 180 degrees and a vertical field of view of 110 degrees, plus the ability to power the doorbell via your existing wiring or via an independent battery.

From $200 at Amazon

Gotta Keep Watch: Ring Stick Up Cam

Being able to keep your home safe from anywhere is easy with the Ring Stick Up Cam. You can even use your Fire TV, Fire Tablet, or Echo Spot/Show/Show 5 to monitor your cameras while in the house.

$100 at Amazon

Peace of Mind: Ring Alarm 5 Piece Kit Home Security System

If you are considering a home security system, this is a great way to go. It works with Alexa, can be monitored through your Echo and Alexa devices, and you have the option of setting up 24/7 professional security monitoring for a minimal monthly fee. This kit comes with a base station, contact sensor, motion detector, keypad, and range extender.

$200 at Amazon

You're Hot and You're Cold: ecobee Smart Thermostat with Voice Control

The ecobee Smart Thermostat allows you to use Alexa to control your home heating and cooling. You can also set up routines and schedules to control the thermostat while away from your house through the Alexa app. The device includes a room sensor to help you intelligently manage room temperature.

$249 at Amazon

Keep your lawn fresh: Rachio 3, 8-Zone Smart Sprinkler Controller

Homeowners will benefit from being able to manage their lawn's health via Alexa commands with the Rachio 8-Zone Smart Sprinkler Controller. Use commands such as "Alexa, ask Rachio to water the front lawn" to manage the daily watering of your precious lawn without having to get off the couch and go to the garage.

From $130 at Amazon

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