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The best Amazon Prime Day Echo deals 2021: the deals are over for another year

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Amazon Prime Day is over for another year, and the Amazon Echo deals are over. Don't be too disheartened if you missed out, though – we're likely to see a lot of the same offers again over Black Friday and Cyber Monday, so scroll down to see what deals to expect.

There were big savings across the whole Echo range, from the smallest smart speaker, Echo Dot, through to the larger smart display, the Echo Show 10.

It’s not just Amazon’s smart speakers that had hefty discounts; there were also big savings on the Echo Buds, Echo Frames, and even some bundles that combined the best smart home devices with an Amazon Echo speaker to help you build a complete smart home.

There were deals for all budgets, with newer devices discounted for the first time, while previous generation smart speakers and smart displays saw record-low prices. We've curated all the greatest 2021 offers below, so you know what to look for when November's Amazon Black Friday deals roll around.

The best Amazon Prime Day Echo deals

  • All Amazon device deals: record low prices across Echo, Fire, and Kindle
  • Amazon Echo Dot: now starting at $19.99
  • Amazon Echo: lowest price ever - save $40
  • Amazon Echo Show 5: $44.99 plus bundles include Blink and Ring
  • Amazon Echo Show 8: now starting at $69.99
  • Amazon Echo Show 10: save $60 - now $189.99

Amazon Prime Day Echo deals in the US

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Echo Dot (3rd Gen) Smart Speaker: $49.99 $19.99 at Amazon
Save $30 -
You can get the 3rd-generation Echo Dot on sale for just $19.99 - only $1 more than last year's record-low Black Friday price. For just $20, you're getting an Alexa-enabled smart home speaker that plays music, answers questions, and more completely hands-free.

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Amazon Echo Dot (4th gen): $49.99 $24.99 at Amazon
Save $50 -
Our favorite Prime Day device deal is a massive 50% discount on the best-selling Echo Dot. That brings Amazon's latest smart speaker down to just $24.99, which is the lowest price we've seen and a fantastic deal for this Alexa-enabled feature-packed speaker.

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Amazon Echo (4th Gen): $99.99 $59.99 at Amazon
Save $40 -
If you're looking for more power, Amazon has the 4th Generation Echo smart speaker on sale for a record-low price of $59.99. The smart speaker delivers rich sound that adapts to any room and works with Amazon Alexa to become a smart home hub.

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Echo Dot (4th Gen) Kids: $59.99 $34.99 at Amazon
Save $25:
If your children is well-behaved enough to justify having their own smart speaker, these tiger and panda-colored kid-focused devices have taken a discount for Prime. They come equipped with parental controls, and a year of Amazon Kid+ for youngster-friendly content.

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Ring Video Doorbell Wired bundle with Echo Dot (Gen 3): $99.98 $44.99 at Amazon
Save $54.99 -
Amazon has bundled the all-new Ring Video Doorbell Wired with the best-selling Echo Dot for just $44.99. The Ring Doorbell retails for $44.98 on its own so with this deal you're getting a free Echo Dot smart speaker.

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Echo Dot (4th Gen) with Sengled Bluetooth Color bulb: $64.98 $24.99 at Amazon
Save $39.99 -
One of our favorite Prime Day bundled deals, Amazon has the 4th generation Echo Dot and a Sengled Bluetooth Smart Color Bulb on sale for just $24.99. The bulb works with the Echo smart speaker so you can control your lights with the sound of your voice.

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Amazon Echo Show 5: $89.99 $44.99 at Amazon
Save $45 -
For a limited time, you can snag the Amazon Echo Show 5 smart display on sale for just $44.99. That's an impressive $45 discount matching the all-time record-low price that was set earlier this year.

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Amazon Echo Show 8 (1st Gen): $109.99 $69.99 at Amazon
Save $50 -
Right now, you can get the 1st Generation Amazon Echo Show 8 on sale for just $69.99 - which is $5 more than its record low price, but still pretty damn close, and it rarely drops this low. You can make calls, watch movies, check the weather, and control compatible smart home devices with this Alexa-enabled smart display.

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Echo Show 8 (2nd Gen): $129.99 $94.99 at Amazon
Save $35 -
The 2021 model of Amazon's Alexa-enabled smart display features a HD touchscreen, stereo speakers and a 13MP camera for crisp video calls. That's a pretty good price for a device that only released this year.

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Echo Buds (2nd Gen) with wireless charing case: $139.99 $99.99 at Amazon
Save $40 -
Amazon's Prime Day sale has the all-new Echo Buds with the wireless charging case at a steep discount. Expect the usual Alexa functionality, and around five hours of playback per charge according to Amazon itself, with up to 15 hours through the charging case.

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Amazon Echo Show 10: $249.99 $189.99 at Amazon
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The all-new Amazon Echo Show 10 is on sale for an all-time low price of $189.99. The 10-inch smart display features an automatic screen rotation, Zigbee smart home support, and a 13MP camera. We've only seen this device discounted a handful of times, so we'd take advantage of today's record-low sale.

Amazon Prime Day Echo deals in the UK

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Amazon Echo Dot 3rd generation: £49.99 £19.99 at Amazon
Save £20 -
The previous-generation Amazon Echo Dot is up for a fantastic £19.99 right now. You're dropping some of the newer features on the fourth generation, but if you're after a cheap smart speaker you'll still get full Alexa access on here at £5 less than the new model.


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Echo Dot (4th generation): £49.99 £24.99 at Amazon
Save £25 - The latest Amazon Echo Dot has dropped down to a brand new record low price at Amazon's Prime Day deals event. You'll find the smaller version of the smart speaker available for just £24.99 right now - £4 cheaper than its previous record low.

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Echo Dot (4th Gen) with clock: £59.99 £34.99 at Amazon
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Amazon has the Echo Dot with clock on sale for a record-low price of £34.99. This is the deepest discount yet for this particular device from Amazon – an ideal Prime Day purchase if you need to set alarms, make hands-free calls or put your favorite music on. 

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Amazon Echo (4th Gen): £89.99 £54.99 at Amazon
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If you're looking for more power with your smart speaker, Amazon also has the latest Echo on sale for £54.99 - that's a brand new record low price. The smart speaker delivers rich sound that adapts to any room and works with Amazon Alexa to become a smart home hub.

Do you need Amazon Prime to buy Prime Day Echo deals?

An Amazon Prime membership is usually required to make the most of Amazon's sales event, and while that still holds true for Prime Day Echo deals we were seeing a few non-Prime discounts up for grabs as well. Usually these were $10 / £10 more expensive than the Prime member's price. 

However, these sacrifices might not have to be made. Amazon usually offers a free Prime membership trial in the lead up to the big day itself. You'll be able to sample the service and make the most of these Prime Day Echo deals without spending on the subscription at all. Plus, many of these offers returned in the Black Friday deals period last year, with no requirement for a Prime membership as well. 

You can, however, find plenty of Prime trials available throughout the year if you're not looking to match with Prime Day itself.

Start a free 30-day trial of Amazon Prime

Start a free 30-day trial of Amazon Prime
You're a little early for Prime Day, but this 30 day Amazon Prime free trial will allow you to sample all the Prime-included services and that glorious speedy shipping for free. Just note that you might be excluded from future free trials as you'll no longer be a new customer. You can cancel at any time within the 30 days with no strings attached. 

When did Prime Day Echo deals begin?

Amazon Prime Day took place on June 21 and lasted until the end of June 22. That's slightly earlier than traditionally scheduled. 

These offers usually gather momentum in the week leading up to the main event. That means you may not find the best prices of the month ahead of the sales themselves, but you can usually score a decent discount if you're not able to fight for the early shipping stock. 

Last year we saw some of the best Prime Day Echo deals running out of stock incredibly quickly, with shipping dates stretching into December by the end of the event. You'll get a better price on Prime Day itself, but it's a far more competitive affair. 

What to expect from Amazon Prime Day Echo deals in 2022

Last year we saw discounts spanning the entire range in the Prime Day Echo deals. That meant you could save on everything from the super cheap ($18.99 / £18.99) third generation Echo Dot to the brand new fourth generation Echo. While discounts on the latter were in the form of bundle deals that would save you $10 on two units, seeing the latest models dropping their prices before release certainly has us optimistic for bigger savings this year. 

That means we're looking to the new Echo Dot and Echo smart speakers for the best value Prime Day Echo deals in 2021. While we might not see them rivalling the third generation for price, with an extra tweeter for more directional (now stereo) sound and plenty of upgrades under the hood the new model looks like the best value for money should it drop its price this year. The third generation happily dropped from $99.99 to $59.99 in its first year, so we may see a similar discount on the newer model in this year's Prime Day Echo deals. 

If you're looking for a smart display, you'll be glad to know that record low prices on the Show 5 and 8 left us with $44.99 / £39.99 price on the smaller model and $64.99 / £64.99 on the 8-incher last year. It's likely we'll see a return to these discounts come the summer (if not before as well), but there's slightly more wiggle room for the Echo Show 8 to drop to $59.99 / £59.99. 

The new Echo Show 10 doesn't pose much of a threat to these low prices, coming in at $249.99 / £239.99 at launch. This is a powerful piece of kit, designed to offer up excellent video calls and a handy rotating screen. Released in February 2021, we've already seen early savings dropping this model down to $199.99 in the US, so we will likely be treated to a return to this position. 

Mackenzie Frazier is the deals editor in the US for TechRadar at Future plc. She's been sharing deal advice for Future for the past three years and loves to find products that the consumer wants at the best possible price. She's had eight years of experience working in the e-commerce space and loves being a mom to her baby boy.