Alexa fans, the day you’ve been waiting for has officially arrived — Amazon’s second-generation Echo Dot has been released. This tiny speaker packs nearly all of the same functionality as Amazon’s $180 Echo speaker, but at a small fraction of the price. What’s more, Amazon is still offering a killer deal that gets you a free sixth Echo Dot speaker when you order five. If you’re planning on packing your home with Dots so you have hands-free access to Alexa wherever you go, this is the deal for you. Just used the coupon code DOT6PACK at checkout.

Some product highlights:

  • Echo Dot (2nd Generation) is a hands-free, voice-controlled device that uses Alexa to play music, control smart home devices, provide information, read the news, set alarms, and more
  • Connects to speakers or headphones through Bluetooth or 3.5 mm stereo cable to play music from Amazon Music, Spotify, Pandora, iHeartRadio, and TuneIn
  • Controls lights, fans, switches, thermostats, garage doors, sprinklers, and more with compatible connected devices from WeMo, Philips Hue, Samsung SmartThings, Nest, ecobee, and others
  • Hears you from across the room with 7 far-field microphones for hands-free control, even in noisy environments or while playing music
  • Includes a built-in speaker so it can work on its own as a smart alarm clock in the bedroom, an assistant in the kitchen, or anywhere you might want a voice-controlled computer
  • Always getting smarter and adding new features, plus thousands of skills like Uber, Domino’s, and more
  • Amazon Echo is not required to use Echo Dot

The brand new Amazon Echo Dot is shipping right now, and it comes in both black and white to match your home’s decor.

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