The Echo Show 8 features an 8-inch (1280 x 800) touch screen, dual speakers and a built-in microphone. Its 13MP camera with audio-framing keeps you centered during video calls with family and friends.
When you're not catching up with your inner circle, the Echo Show doubles as a mini monitor for streaming movies and TV shows via Prime Video. Amazon's exclusive video streaming service gives subscribers access to thousands of video titles.
And with Amazon's Alexa voice assistant built-in, you call friends and family or stream content using just your voice. Hands-free control lets you also get news, weather, traffic or recipes with voice commands.
Although we didn't test it, Echo Show 8 reviews average 4.7 out of 5-stars at Amazon. Owners of this smart display like its clean sound, perfect screen size and Alexa text-to-voice which reads books to you.
The Echo Show 8 is a solid buy if you're looking for an Alexa-enabled smart home device.
Amazon Echo Show 8 (2nd Gen):
$129 $79 @ Amazon
Save $50 on the Amazon Echo Show 8 smart display. It features an 8-inch (1280 x 800) screen, dual 2-inch speakers, and 13MP camera with auto-framing. With Alexa-built in, make video calls, stream movies, TV shows, news, music and podcasts using just your voice. Best Buy offers this same deal.
Amazon Echo Show 5 (2nd Gen):
$84 $39 @ Amazon
Save $45 on the Echo Show 5 which drops it to its lowest price yet. This Alexa-enabled home devices features a 5.5-inch (960 x 480) display, single 4-watt speaker, microphone and built-in 2MP camera. It's the prerfect mini monitor for video calls, streaming movies, TV shows, news, music and podcasts. Best Buy has it for the same price.
Amazon Echo Show 5 Kids (2nd Gen):
$94 $49 @ Amazon
Save $45 on the Echo Show 5 Kids smart display with parental controls. Kids can ask Alexa to play videos, help with homework, and make video calls to approved contacts. What's more, it includes 1-year of Amazon Kids+ for free. Kids can enjoy thousands of kid-friendly videos, Audible books, games, and more. Again, Best Buy mirrors this deal.
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Hilda Scott uses her combined passion for gadgets and bargain shopping to bring you the best prices on all things tech. She has a bachelor’s degree in film and media studies from Hunter College and 11 years of tech and entertainment journalism. Her work has been featured on Tom’s Guide, iTechPost, Examiner.com, Parlemag, Enstars, and Latin Times. When she's not scouting for the best deals, Hilda’s catching up on her favorite TV shows and pro-wrestling matches.