Amazon UK has announced a limited period discount for its Alexa-powered Echo smart virtual assistant. The offer sees a £50.00 discount on the Amazon Echo, bringing the price down to £99.99.
The Amazon Echo deals are available exclusively at Amazon.co.uk online store. The giant store has sold upwards of 8 million units globally, since the device’s launch in 2015, as Echo helped the company position itself as a leader in the IoT and smart home departments.
To recall, the Amazon Echo is a personal assistant speaker aimed at integrating with smart home devices. Echo, was selling for $179, is a voice-activated device which can “fetch” music or news, control home automation such as lighting and temperature and order products from Amazon.
A ring of microphones built into can-shaped Echo speakers enable the devices to identify voices even when music is playing, it can access news, weather, streaming music and more using wireless Internet connections. Echo can also be managed remotely using free applications built for smartphones powered by Apple, Android or Amazon’s Fire operating software.
And of course, it’s a limited time period offer that also mentioned by the retailer.