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The Best Amazon Echo & Alexa Devices under $230

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Echo Show (2nd Gen)


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Amazon Echo Plus

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BUY NOW From $99.99


  • Alexa has skills - With tens of thousands of skills and counting, Alexa is always getting smarter and adding new skills like tracking fitness, playing games, and more.
  • Meet the Echo Plus - Same great sound as our Echo (3rd Gen) with a built-in Zigbee hub to easily setup and control your compatible smart home devices.
  • Voice control your music - Ask Alexa for a song, artist, or genre from Amazon Music, Apple Music, Spotify, Pandora, SiriusXM, and more. With multi-room music, play music on compatible Echo devices in different rooms.
  • Keep your family in sync - Use your Alexa devices like an intercom and talk to any room in the house with Drop In and Announcements.
  • Enjoy premium sound - Personalize your listening experience by adjusting the equalizer settings. Or pair with a second Echo Plus (2nd Gen) or Echo (3rd Gen) for stereo sound and add more base with an Echo Sub.
  • Voice control your smart home - Turn on lights, adjust thermostats, lock doors, and more with compatible connected devices.
  • Designed to protect your privacy - Built with multiple layers of privacy controls, including a microphone off button that electronically disconnects the mics.


  • ⊕ Simple setup.
  • ⊕ Available in 3 colors.
  • ⊕ Features Zigbee smart home hub.

Amazon Echo Show (2nd Gen)

♥ Runner Up
BUY NOW From $229.99


  • Ask Alexa to see lyrics and album art with Amazon Music. See weather forecasts, calendars, to-do lists, and your favorite playlists.
  • Watch award-winning movies and shows from Prime Video, music videos from Vevo, or live TV and sports with a Hulu subscription.
  • Make video calls to anyone with Skype, the Alexa app, an Echo Spot, or Echo Show.
  • Built with multiple layers of privacy protections and controls, including a microphone/camera off button that electronically disconnects the microphones and camera.
  • Set up compatible Zigbee devices without the need for a separate hub. See your front door camera stream with 2-way audio and notifications.
  • Premium speakers with Dolby processing let you stream music and books in crisp, stereo sound. With a vibrant 10.1" HD screen for watching videos, movies, and TV shows in a new fabric design.
  • Your new kitchen companion - cook along with Food Network Kitchen, set timers and alarms, and add items to your shopping list.
  • With tens of thousands of skills and counting, Alexa is always getting smarter. Skills are like apps and let you do more with Alexa.


  • ⊕ Web browser.
  • ⊕ Video calling.
  • ⊕ Dolby speaker.
  • ⊕ Powerful audio.
  • ⊕ Crystal clear 10.


  • ⊖ No remote.
  • ⊖ Very pricey.
  • ⊖ Speaker is too bassy.
  • ⊖ Alexa needs some schooling.