The speaker is has 360 degree omnidirectional audio with Dolby processing to fill your room, while seven microphones allow Alexa to hear your summon from across the room, while music is playing.
Echo allows you to stream from a variety of music services such as Spotify, Amazon Music, Deezer and more, plus let you listen to podcasts, news, sports, weather and more, controlled via your voice.
Alexa can also control your smart home as well as let you make hands-free calls and send messages to another Echo device or Alexa app.
There are also two other Echo products on sale right now as well:
- Echo Show (2nd Gen) – Premium sound and a vibrant 10.1” HD screen: $259.99 (save $40; 13% off)
- Echo Plus with built-in Smart Home Hub: $169.99 (save $30; 15% off)
Click here to jump on the Echo smart speaker while it’s still on sale.