You might already have a bunch of Echo smart speakers dotted around your home, but have you got an Alexa device with a screen yet? The versatile Echo Show 5 (opens in new tab) smart display gives you access to all of Alexa's skills and also add the ability for your smart assistant to show you things. That's exceptionally useful in a bunch of situations from looking at a recipe in the kitchen to seeing the weather forecast, viewing the live feed from your security camera, and more.
Right now, Amazon is discounting the Echo Show 5 (opens in new tab) to just $59.99 and throwing in the new Blink Mini Camera for just $5 more (opens in new tab). With $30 off the Echo device and $30 off the Blink Mini, you're saving 48% all told which is a total steal.
Amazon's Echo Show 5 is equipped with a compact 5.5-inch smart display that can show you the weather, news reports, movie trailers, and more, or you can listen to radio stations, podcasts, audiobooks, and music streaming services like Apple Music or Spotify. It's best utilized as a hub for any smart home devices you have too, as it allows you to voice control any compatible devices using Amazon Alexa.
The Echo Show 5 (opens in new tab) only hit the market last the summer and it has been very well-received. For more on the diminuitive smart display, check out our in-depth review which rated it with 4.5 out of 5 stars; this video by Modern Dad shows off some important details as well. We even named it the best value Echo Show device.
Blink's Mini camera is the newest in the Blink lineup. It is a 1080P HD indoor, plug-in security camera that lets you monitor the inside of your home day and night. As Blink is owned by Amazon, you know it will work flawlessly with Alexa meaning your new Echo Show 5 can show you a live stream from the camera whenever you want. It offers motion detection, smartphone alerts, and two-way audio too.
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