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Most products typically don’t see their first big discount until sometime after they’re released, but that’s not the case with one of Amazon’s latest additions. The Echo Dot (3rd Gen) Smart Speaker With Clock was just announced last week and it immediately went up for preorder. Hopefully you didn’t pull the trigger right away though, because it just got its first discount! Preorder today and you can snag one for $49.99, which is the same price as a regular Echo Dot and $10 off the new model’s $60 retail price.Echo Dot (3rd Gen) - Smart speaker with clock and Alexa - Sandstone List Price:$59.99 Price:$49.99 You Save:$10.00 (17%) Available from Amazon, BGR may receive a commission
Here’s the key info from the product page:
- Our most popular smart speaker – Now available with an LED display that can show the time, outdoor temperature, or timers.
- Perfect for your nightstand – Ask Alexa to set an alarm. Tap the top to snooze. The light sensor automatically adjusts the display’s brightness, day or night.
- Voice control your music – Stream songs from Amazon Music, Apple Music, Spotify, Sirius XM, and others. You can also listen to audiobooks from Audible.
- Enjoy stereo sound – Pair with a second Echo Dot for rich, stereo sound. Fill your home with music with compatible Echo devices in different rooms.
- Ready to help – Ask Alexa to play music, answer questions, read the news, check the weather, set alarms, control compatible smart home devices, and more.
- Voice control your smart home – Turn on lights, adjust thermostats, lock doors, and more with compatible connected devices.
- Alexa has skills – With tens of thousands of skills and counting, Alexa is always getting smarter and adding new skills like tracking fitness, playing games, and more.
- Designed to protect your privacy – Built with multiple layers of privacy controls, including a microphone off button that electronically disconnects the mics.
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