Now's the time to buy an Echo Show 5—it's 50 percent off at Amazon

Rudie Obias
·2 min read

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This Echo Show 5 is half off. (Photo: Amazon)
This Echo Show 5 is half off. (Photo: Amazon)

With the new year finally here, Amazon is dropping unreal deals left and right. And this one is just too good to ignore.

Right now, you can score an Echo Show 5 for $45, or 50 percent off. This is the lowest price we’ve ever seen on the mini smart home display. It’s so popular, it’s earned a perfect five-star rating from more than 192,000 reviewers.

And if you have Amazon Prime, you’ll get free shipping, of course. Not yet a member? No problem. You can sign up for your free 30-day trial here. (By the way, those without Prime still get free shipping on orders of $25 or more.)

Compact and sleek

On sale for $45—down from $90—the Echo Show 5 has a compact, crisp five-inch smart-home display, so it’s perfect for a nightstand. This display can double as a digital alarm clock, with Alexa built-in. Amazon has a wide range of personalized clock faces to choose from, so you can bring a bit of personality to your space. The price is amazing—now’s your chance.

“This is the best alarm clock I've ever had,” wrote a delighted five-star reviewer. “The clock face is customizable and very easy to read from anywhere in the room. The screen has no distortion or discoloration...Perfect for checking the time in the middle of the night.”

It can even be used as a digital photo frame when not in use, thanks to Amazon Photos.

Save 50 percent on this Echo Show 5! (Photo: Amazon)
Save 50 percent on this Echo Show 5! (Photo: Amazon)

Video chats and recipes

The mini smart display is fantastic for video chats via Skype and Zoom and even video streaming with Hulu Plus and Prime Video. “I use this to drop in in on my elderly mother and father. It works without fail every time. It’s nice to see their faces whenever I want,” shared a satisfied shopper. “FaceTime, Zoom, etc are too complex for my parents but this creates a passive approach for them. I appear on their Echo with no work on their end—brilliant!”

It can also be your kitchen companion; ask Alexa for step-by-step instructions on how to make everything from buttermilk pancakes to veggie lasagna. You’ll get access to Food Network Kitchen too.

Said a five-star reviewer: “This little thing is awesome.”

The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.

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