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Focus on privacy with the new Echo Show 5 and Ring Video Doorbell Pro at a discount

Amazon Echo Show 5
Amazon Echo Show 5

Earlier today, Amazon unveiled the latest device in its lineup of smart Echo speakers, the Echo Show 5 (opens in new tab), and there's already a way for you to score a discount on its purchase. It's now available to pre-order at its regular price of $89.99 and is set to begin shipping on June 26, making it the most affordable Echo Show so far, and while you can't save on the Echo Show separately, Amazon is currently offering a bundle of the new device along with the best-selling Ring Video Doorbell Pro (opens in new tab) at a $50 discount. That means you'll be scoring both for $288.99 as opposed to the regular bundled price of $339.

The new 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.

Ring's Video Doorbell Pro is one such compatible device; once you've set both devices up, you'll be able to see, hear, and speak with guests who ring your doorbell outside by using your new Echo Show. The Echo Show also receives notifications straight from the Video Doorbell Pro to let you know when the doorbell has been pressed or even when motion has been detected. Other compatible smart home devices work similarly, so you can ask Alexa to show you your security cam (opens in new tab) footage, control smart lighting (opens in new tab) and more.

There have been a lot of privacy concerns regarding Amazon Alexa and the Echo devices as of late, which is why the latest Echo Show 5 comes with a feature that allows you to delete all of your old voice commands by speaking prompts such as "Alexa, delete everything I said today". For more on the Echo Show 5, check out our recent article from earlier this morning.

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