13 Oct Prime Day Deals That Will Turn Your House into a Smart Home
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Amazon Prime Day 2020 is upon us and if you’re a tech lover, it’s one of the most exciting shopping days of the year. Amazon is notorious for slashing the prices on its existing smart home products and releasing their newest tech products. Whether you’re finally taking the plunge and outfitting your house with 21st-century tech, or you’re updating your old smart home devices, we at Decoist have you covered. These products will not only turn your house into a smart home, but they look chic and modern while doing it. Scroll to the bottom and we’ll even show you how these products can be used in your home without compromising on design.
Just remember that to cash in on these deals you need an Amazon Prime membership. If you don’t have one already you can sign up for your free 30-day trial HERE. The trial and membership gives you unlimited free 2-day shipping, access to Amazon Music, other exclusive Prime Day deals, and so much more.
Now the prices are only valid for October 13&14 so let’s right dive into all the Prime Day deals that will help you turn your house into a fully-equipped smart home (without breaking the bank).
NEW Echo Dot
Amazon’s big new product release for Pimre Day 2020 is its all-new 4th generation Echo Dot. Oot with the old, flat Echo Dot and in with one of the most stylish smart home items that Amazon has to offer. The speaker isn’t large or imposing which means it’s great even for small spaces, but it still has well-balanced bass and crisp vocals. The sleek and modern speaker comes in Charcoal, Glacier White, or Twilight Blue which means you won’t have to compromise on making sure it matches the room. The no-nonsense speaker is only $49.99 USD from Prime members and still looks chic. You can add it to your cart HERE.
You can also take advantage of the other options they have for the Echo Dot. You can purchase one of the three colors mentioned or opt for:
- Echo Dot with LED Clock Display for $59.99 USD
- Echo Dot Kids Edition that comes with an adorable tiger or panda design for only $59.99 USD
Echo Show 5
The Echo Show 5 is Amazon’s latest upgrade to their home assistant and easily their best Prime Day Deal for 2020. With a 5.5” smart display the Echo Show 5 can stream movies and TV shows, play podcasts or the radio, monitor your smart home devices, video call, and so much more. We love it since it can blends seamlessly into your home with personalized clockfaces. For Prime members the Echo Show 5 is half off for only $44.95 USD. Available in charcoal or sandstone, you can add it to your cart HERE.
Prime Members can also take advantage of cheap add ons with this deal! With the purchase of an Echo Show 5 you can choose also opt for:
- Add a Blink Mini for an additional $5 HERE
- Add a Smart Plug for an additional $5 HERE
- Add a 3-month subscription to Amazon Kids+ for $0.99 HERE
- Add a FREE 1-year complimentary subscription to Food Network Kitchen HERE
The choice is yours and the options are endless!
Amazon is upping their home security game with the Blink Mini. The plug-in smart security camera can be set up in any room and can be activated on command. All you have to say is “Alexa, show me the kitchen camera” and it will relay you a live 1080p look into that room.
We love the Blink Mini because it is so small and compact that it’s hardly noticeable and won’t stick out like a sore thumb against your normal home decor. If you’re worried about home security or even want to have eyes in each room if you have kids or pets, then this is a perfect little solution. Each Blink Mini is $10 off for Prime Day making it only $24.99 USD. Add it to your cart HERE.
NEW Blink Outdoor
Outfitting your home with smart technology isn’t regulated to the inside. Amazon’s Blink security system has an all-new outdoor system. The cameras are waterproof, wireless, and have a long-lasting battery life of up to two years. The cameras send an HD feed right to your Blink app and can also be controlled by your Alexa. Their one camera kit is $35 off for only 649.99 USD but you can also buy additional cameras or 2, 3, and 5 camera kits. Add the Blink Outdoor to your cart HERE.
Amazon Smart Plug
The Amazon Smart Plug might be one of the biggest bangs for your buck. For only $24.99 USD on Prime Day these Smart Plugs are voice-activated through your Alexa and allow you to control everything from lights to appliances. The plugs also connect with your mobile Alexa app so you can create schedules or activate an outlet when you’re away. The best part is they’re small and sleek just like a regular outlet so you don’t have to worry about them ruining your home decor. Add them to your cart HERE.
See It In Your Home
If you’re not convinced by all the bells and whistles we’ve already outlined for you, then take a look at these smart products in actual homes. You can decide for yourself if they’re chic and sleek enough for you but in our opinion, these aren’t the old clunky tech we’ve seen before. We bet your guests won’t even know they’re smart devices until you say “Hey Alexa…”
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