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The Best Amazon Device Deals for Black Friday (2020): Kindle, Echo, Fire - WIRED

The Best Amazon Device Deals for Black Friday (2020): Kindle, Echo, Fire - WIRED
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Amazon devices are already pretty affordable, but Black Friday is one of those times when they get even cheaper. Whether you re shopping for a small smart speaker or you want to go all-in on Amazon s ecosystem, below are the best Amazon device deals we ve found so far. You can also head directly to Amazon for a less-organized (and less insightful, we hope!) roundup. Other stores will price-match these offers if you wish to shop elsewhere.

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We strike through items that sell out

or are no longer at their deal price as of publishing. Discounts sometimes return, so check for yourself. We will update this guide throughout the weekend as Amazon discounts more of its devices.

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Echo speakers are one of the cheapest, easiest ways to explore smart home tech. You can use Alexa to check the weather, stream music, control compatible devices, and more. Check out to figure out which Echo is best. These tips will help keep your privacy intact when placing smart speakers around your house.

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Amazon s tablets are cheap because they re the company s loss leader for its services, like Kindle Unlimited and Prime Video. We have concerns, especially with the limited selection of apps in Amazon s app store, but overall they re a good deal. Kindles, on the other hand, are the relatively undisputed kings of ebook readers. They offer more than a month of battery life, storage space for thousands of titles, and unlimited book subscriptions. You can even get free books from your local library. Check out our .

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The Fire 7 Kids Edition tablet is also on sale, but even at $60 ($40 off), we don t think it s worth your money. The screen is low-resolution and the device is too slow to play most of the games your kids will want to try.
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