Amazon has done a great job of offering a wide range of smart speakers that let users spread Alexa throughout their homes. Amazon has also done a tremendous job of getting third-party gadget makers to integrate Alexa into their products. If there’s one gap in the company’s current strategy, it’s accessing Alexa on the go — and that’s where the Roav VIVA by Anker comes in. It looks like a car charger but it’s really so much more. It’s pretty much an Echo Dot squeezed into a smaller form factor. The VIVA connects to your smartphone for connectivity, and it lets you do anything with Alexa that you’d be able to do with an Amazon speaker. It’s also on sale right now at a $30 discount, so it’s the perfect time to pick one up.

Here’s what you need to know from the product page:

  • Alexa Inside: Amazon’s voice service gives you complete voice control in your car. Just say the word to get directions, hear the latest news, shop online, play music, and more over Bluetooth, Carplay or Android Auto. What You Get: Roav VIVA, Manual, Quick Guide, Happy Card, Skills Cards, 12-month warranty and our friendly customer service.
  • Voice Isolation: 2 integrated microphones provide noise cancellation and accurate voice identification.
  • High-Speed Charging: Dual charging ports equipped with Anker’s exclusive PowerIQ technology deliver blazing charging speeds to both driver and passenger.
  • Tap To Mute: Just hit the button to effortlessly mute and unmute the microphones, so Alexa is only listening when you want her to be.
  • Note: Please check your car’s outlet before purchasing. If your VIVA cannot be plugged in or has connection issues with your car, return it for a full refund in 30 days. Please check the list of unsuitable car models below. If you have other issues, contact us via Live Chat in the app. May have compatibility issues playing media via Bluetooth with Doge Caravan. Try connecting your phone to your car via CarPlay or Android Auto.

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