21 Black Friday Deals on Amazon Devices (2021): Kindle, Echo, Eero
released amazon a killed Black Friday deal for own gadgets. Looking for some intelligent Amazon devices to improve your home? There are many options – from a Fire TV Stick to an Echo Dot (including one for kids). Amazon is also offering several discounts for its line of Fire and Kindle tablets. To help simplify your shopping experience, we’ve compiled our favorites below.
Updated November 26: We fixed the links and added more Amazon devices, like the Eero Pro 6.
The basic Kindle on Amazon (8/10, Recommended by WIRED) is ours favorite to recommend by most people. It has a 6-inch E Ink touchscreen with a built-in front light that makes it easy to read in the dark. However, it’s not as waterproof as the Kindle Paperwhite, and it has 8 gigabytes of storage.
If you like the premium ebook reader experience and don’t ignore its payoff, the Kindle Oasis is incredibly unique. It boasts an intricate aluminum body with physical page turn buttons, warm lighting, and good performance. Just take it because it probably won’t fit in your pocket.
Like Amazon’s line of children’s Fire tablets, the company’s Kindle Kids Edition again has a protective case, a two -year warranty, and one year of Amazon Kids+ free of charge (which allows parents to set reading goals and age filters and add books to the library at some children.)
The Kindle Paperwhite Kids is the best option if you are looking for something that is more durable because it is not a water source. It also has a 6.8-inch screen, which is larger than the Kindle Kids ’6-inch display.
Fire TV Deals
This is one of the Best TV Streaming Devices. If you’re all on Amazon, the Fire TV Stick 4K is a great option, as its menus are geared towards the company’s Prime Video service and buy content from its store. And as a third generation version, it’s faster than its predecessors.
No 4K TV? No interest in making the switch? The Fire TV Stick Lite works well for standard HD TV. We’ve tested previous models in HD and they offer access to all major streaming apps. It also comes with a simpler version of the Alexa remote that lacks all the branded buttons for specific services like Netflix and has no TV power or volume control; you will need another app for that. It allows you to control the content via voice commands.
Fire TV Cube is made for “hands-free” streaming via Alexa voice search (6/10, Recommended by WIRED). It struggles with this difficult mission, and many people would be better off with a cheaper Fire TV Stick. Fortunately, it has a remote. This is his standard discount price.
Echo Speaker Deals
The fourth generation Amazon Echo (8/10, Recommended by WIRED) holds the title of Best Overall in our roundup of Best Amazon Echo and Alexa Speaker. Thanks to its orb-like redesign, it offers better sound quality than previous Echos — especially in larger rooms. This is a worthy option for those looking for a speaker under $ 100.
it The smart speaker is perfect for the bedroom for a digital clock display. Alexa can play sounds or dip them into your playlists to help you fall asleep at night, and wake you up slowly or loudly, if you like, in the morning. It’s also good to get a quick report of the weather while you’re dressing.
If the adorable tiger and panda prints on children’s edition the Echo Dot is not enough, it also has parental controls and offers good sound quality. It includes a year of Amazon Kids+ which is also free, giving you access to games, audio books, and other additional features.
The second generation Echo Buds (8/10, Recommended by WIRED) comes with remarkable improvements in the first return. The new Echo Buds feature active noise cancellation (ANC), a more comfortable ergonomic fit, and improved microphones for Alexa voice controls — making them ideal for loud use. settings. Or you can choose Echo Buds with wireless charging case for $ 90 ($ 50 discount).
Echo Glow is technical a smart night-light, but its features don’t go beyond the ability to switch between colors and adjust brightness, with controls via the Alexa companion app. However, the small footprint and fun shades (like Disco and Underwater), make it a nice addition to the kid’s room. But if you don’t have built-in microphones, you’ll need to connect them to a corresponding Alexa-powered device to control them via voice commands.
While we prefer Google smart displays, the second -generation Echo Show 8 is the best alternative for Alexa fans. It’s a nice size to fit on the kitchen counter, and you can watch videos, ask Alexa to set timers, or make video calls with it. We also appreciate the camera shutter when you’re not using it.
Fire Tablet Deals
We are considering the Fire HD 8 (7/10, Recommended by WIRED) a good, very basic tablet. It packs a decent processor, 2 gigabytes of RAM, and good battery life. And its compact size makes it perfect for travel. This version is 32 gigabytes, but you can also get the 64-gigabyte version which retails for $ 75.
We crowned the Fire HD 10 (7/10, Recommended by WIRED) ang best Fire tablet and amua favorite budget tablet. Of Amazon’s entire line of tablets, not only is it the fastest, but it also has the most display at 10 inches (with more light than last year’s model). The base model packs 32 gigabytes of storage, but you can also opt for 64-gigabyte model at $ 115 ($ 75 discount).
For less money than the base model Fire HD 10, the HD 10 Plus (which has 32 gigabytes) has a few more features, including wireless charging, 4 gigabytes of RAM (up from 3 gigabytes on the Fire HD 10 ), and a soft-touch finish. Need more storage? the The 64-gigabyte version also retails for $ 145 ($ 75 discount).
We consider the Fire HD 8 Kids to be the best tablet for kids for a variety of reasons. It has the same features as regular Fire tablets, with the addition of a heavy-duty case and a two-year warranty in the event of an accidental fall. Like Echo Dot Kids, you get a free year on Amazon Kids+.
The Pro version of Amazon’s Kids tablets is a better option for those with an older child. It’s larger than the HD 8 Kids tablet, offers the ability to install apps from the Kids app store (while still providing access to parental controls), and the protective case isn’t too heavy.
The Eero 6 got a spot on our list of Best Mesh Wi-Fi Router because of its simplicity — Gear Team contributor Simon Hill says it’s one of the easiest to set up. While it is again one of the slower systems he has tested (over longer distances), it is still proven to offer relatively wide coverage and a strong connection. In this particular deal, you get an Eero 6 router and two Eero 6 extenders.
Offering the same compelling simplicity as the Eero 6 system above, the Pro routers and nodes are much larger to accommodate higher speeds and an additional 5-GHz band. The Pro system can also cover a lot of ground and handle multiple simultaneous streams, but it’s only worth upgrading if you have a fast connection (over 500 Mbps).
Amazon’s Halo is not our main option health and fitness monitoring, but it is useful for tracking the tone of voice. WIRED senior associate editor Adrienne So says, despite her discomfort with the idea of Halo, its ability to detect changes in her emotional and psychological state through the tone of her voice has created and change his own relationship.