Amazon’s All-New Echo Show 5 Smart Display can be used for streaming movies, TV shows, music and lots more, all for $49.99 shipped, this week only, originally $89.99. This device connects to Alexa to give you vivid visuals on a 5.5-inch display with a crisp full sound—all in a compact design that fits in any room. See on-screen lyrics with Amazon Music; set alarms / timers; catch up on news highlights / movie trailers; check weather and traffic as you head out. 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.
You can also make hands-free video calls to the Alexa app or another Echo device with a screen. Instantly connect to other supported devices in your home, or even make a voice announcement to every room with a supported Echo device. To maintain privacy, your voice is only streamed to the cloud after your device detects the wake word (“Alexa”). You can also simply turn the microphone and camera off with a press of a button.