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Amazon’s latest Echo Dot is on sale for as low as $29.99

Amazon’s fifth-gen Echo Dot smart speaker showing the time on its display while sitting on a kitchen counter.
Amazon’s current $20 discount applies to both the standard and clock-equipped models. | Image: Jennifer Pattison Tuohy / The Verge

Right now, you can get Amazon’s latest Echo Dot smart speaker, which has some good sound for such a tiny device, for just $29.99 ($20 off) at Amazon and Best Buy. The LED-equipped model is also on sale at Amazon and Best Buy for $39.99 ($20 off), matching the smart speaker’s best price to date.

The fifth-gen Dot is as versatile as the prior model but features better sound and a new temperature sensor that’s capable of triggering Alexa Routines — meaning you can program it to turn on your air conditioner when it gets too hot in the kitchen. It also functions as a Wi-Fi extender, much like the last-gen model, allowing you to boost your internet coverage if you own an Eero Wi-Fi system. This is on top of a host of Alexa-enabled tasks,…

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