Amazon’s Echo Show 5 helps keep you connected, and it’s being offered for just $69.99 shipped this weekend, originally $89.99. This device connects to Alexa to give you visuals on a 5.5” screen with a crisp full sound—all in a compact design that fits in any room in your home – set alarms / timers, catch up on news highlights / movie trailers, or just check weather / traffic as you head out in a new city. 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’ll be able to make hands-free video calls to the Alexa app or another Echo device with a screen. Or, instantly connect to other supported devices in your home and make a voice announcement to every room with a supported Echo device. It also enables you to manage compatible smart home devices on the simple interactive display or by just using your voice – control lights / switches, set thermostats, view security cameras, etc.