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Summer Sale, the one season during which your itchy hand gets a chance to relax and do what it was meant to do - shop online. If you are one that has been waiting for the sale season to get their hands on a smart speaker, ebook reader or a Fire TV stick, then you need not look further. The Amazon summer sale is here and brings with it some interesting deals.
The Echo Dot, which looks a lot like an ice hockey puck, is available on sale on Amazon.in. The speaker which would have cost you Rs 4,499 can be yours for Rs 3,000. The speaker isn't the best as a standalone speaker but it does have an attractive price tag for those looking to take a leap of faith into the world of smart speakers. You can use voice commands to make the speaker play tunes, play games with you and tell you the occasional joke. Users can also call or message family and friends who have an Echo device or the Alexa App and use Alexa to make Skype calls. Users can also make announcements like a one-way intercom to broadcast messages to all your Echo devices. The speaker is available in three colours - Black, Grey and White.
If a larger sibling of the Echo speakers is what you are looking for then you can consider the Echo or the Echo Plus (second generation). The functionality is mostly the same as the Echo Dot with the changes being in the form of audio quality through the speaker. Speaking of the price, the Echo is priced at Rs 7,499 during the sale and the Echo Plus second gen is priced at Rs 11,999 during the sale. Talking about some of the differences between the two to help you make a more informed purchase decision, the Echo comes with a 2.5-inch woofer and 0.6-inch tweeter whereas the Echo Plus second-gen comes with a 3-inch woofer and a 0.8-inch tweeter. The Echo sports a line-out with 3.5 mm cable or Bluetooth whereas the Plus has a line-in along with a line-out and Bluetooth.
If you are looking to make your old HDTV smart or get 4K streaming on your TV, then you can consider the Fire TV stick. The 1080p Fire TV stick which would have cost you Rs 3,999 can be yours for Rs 3,199. The 4K variant of the streaming stick can be yours for Rs 4,499 instead of the MRP of Rs 4,999.
For the ebook lover in you, the family of Kindle devices are on sale as well. The 10th generation entry-level Kindle that would have cost you Rs 7,999 can be yours for Rs 6,499. For details, you can check out our review of the Kindle here.
The Kindle Paperwhite (10th gen) which would have cost you Rs 12,999 can be yours for Rs 10,499. You can check out our in-depth review of the Kindle Paperwhite here.
Last but not the least, the grandaddy of Kindles, the Oasis which would have cost you Rs 21,999 can be yours for Rs 18,999. You can read our review of the Oasis here.
If an Alexa enabled device with a display is what you are looking for then your options are the Echo Spot or the Echo Show. The Echo Spot that would have cost you Rs 12,999 can be yours for Rs 8,999. The Echo Show that would have cost you Rs 22,990 can be yours for Rs 18,399. You can read more about the Echo Spot here and the Echo Show here.
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