Amazon’s Echo Show 5 smart display fits on just about any desk, and you can get one for $49.99 shipped, today only, originally $89.99. You can use it to make hands-free video calls to the Alexa app or another Echo device with a screen, watch TV shows / movies / news / trailers, and even manage compatible smart home devices on the simple interactive display. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
- Alexa can show you more – Compact 5.5” smart display ready to help manage your day, entertain at a glance, and connect you to friends and family.
- Made to fit your life – Cook along to step-by-step recipes. Easily update to-do lists and calendars. Choose the clock face that fits your style best and glance at weather and traffic on your way out.
- Big entertainment – Ask Alexa to show you movie trailers, TV shows, movies, or the news. Or listen to radio stations, podcasts, and audiobooks.
- Control your smart home – Voice control compatible devices or manage them on the easy-to-use display. Ask Alexa to show you security cameras, control lights, and adjust thermostats. Create morning routines to start your day.
- Connect with video calling and messaging – Call friends and family who have the Alexa app, an Echo device with a screen, or Skype. Make announcements to other devices in your home.
Want to start your day off right? Simply activate the ambient sunrise lighting feature or choose from several fun clock face designs or display albums from Amazon Photos. Alexa currently has over 80,000 skills and counting, with new ones being added everyday to make it smarter. Plus, users are able to make their Echo Show 5 child-friendly by just enabling Amazon FreeTime in the Alexa app.