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Amazon’s Echo Dot drops to lowest price of all time for one day only

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At $50, Amazon’s wildly popular Echo Dot smart speaker is the most affordable Alexa speaker Amazon offers. It doesn’t quite have the oomph of the Amazon Echo or the portability of the Amazon Tap, but it gives users access to all the same great Alexa features. Well, if you thought $50 was a fair price, just wait until you hear about Amazon’s current one-day sale.

If you’re a Prime subscriber and you’re willing to buy a refurbished Echo Dot — and there’s literally no reason not to — you’re about to save a ton of money. On Wednesday, for one day only, Amazon is selling refurbished Dots for just $29.99! That’s an unheard-of price, and it comes at the perfect time — Amazon is going to be offering a ton of great voice-only deals next week for Prime Day, and you’ll need one of Amazon’s Alexa speakers to take advantage.

Oh, and remember what we said about the Echo Dot not having the sound quality of the Echo or the portability of the Tap? Well, this awesome accessory takes care of both of those issues.

Here are some key details about the refurbished Echo Dot from Amazon’s product page:

  • A Certified Refurbished Echo Dot is refurbished, tested, and certified to look and work like new
  • Echo Dot (2nd Generation) is a hands-free, voice-controlled device that uses Alexa to play music, control smart home devices, make calls, send and receive messages, provide information, read the news, set alarms, read audiobooks from Audible, 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
  • Introducing Alexa calling and messaging, a new way to be together with family and friends. Just ask Alexa to call or message anyone with an Echo, Echo Dot, or the Alexa App.
  • Controls lights, fans, switches, thermostats, garage doors, sprinklers, locks, 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; Amazon Echo is not required to use Echo Dot
  • Always getting smarter and adding new features, plus thousands of skills like Uber, Domino’s, and more
Certified Refurbished Echo Dot (2nd Generation) - Black Price: Buy Now Available from Amazon, BGR may receive a commission

Also of note, refurbished Amazon Echo speakers are on sale right now for just $134.99!

Certified Refurbished Amazon Echo (1st Generation) Price: Buy Now Available from Amazon, BGR may receive a commission

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Maren Estrada

Maren Estrada is a deals expert with more than 15 years of product reviews and deals coverage experience. Having been the Editor for BGR Deals since it first launched in 2013, she has helped our audience save millions of dollars collectively on tens of thousands of popular products, and is the authority on daily deals coverage.