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Best Buy Black Friday: Amazon Echo (2nd Gen) for $79.99

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Best Buy [bestbuy.com] has Amazon Echo (2nd Gen) for $79.99

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Brands: Amazon
Available: Online and In-Store
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Is Echo Dot also on sale? Any confirmation on that?
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If I recall target is same deal but you can get 5% off with card.

Plus this would get you over threshold for the 20% off coupon for future visit
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Is Echo Dot also on sale? Any confirmation on that?
Echo dot is on sale at several places for $30
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So this works as a hub also. Does it require an Ethernet input like the Phillips hue hub does?
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What is the difference between the echo and echo plus? Is it worth it to get the plus?
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What is the difference between the echo and echo plus? Is it worth it to get the plus?
Reviews are suggesting that even though the Echo Plus has ZigBee support for home automation, it has worse audio than the previous model. To clarify, they both accept commands and can control alexa compatible devices, but the new one can directly control additional, standardized hardware.
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So this works as a hub also. Does it require an Ethernet input like the Phillips hue hub does?
It does not work as a hub. The echo plus works as a zigbee hub. This is like the original echo
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It does not work as a hub. The echo plus works as a zigbee hub. This is like the original echo
Oh gotcha. Thought they were the same thing
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Reviews are suggesting that even though the Echo Plus has ZigBee support for home automation, it has worse audio than the previous model. To clarify, they both accept commands and can control alexa compatible devices, but the new one can directly control additional, standardized hardware.
Is it worth it for the extra 50
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Is it worth it for the extra 50
If it were me, I'd get the previous model and a SmartThings hub instead.
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I have the new echo, the old echo (speaker) and even my old echo dot (voice pickup) work better than my new echo
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Check out the product reviews on amazon. They all indicate the prior version was better. Still popping up on sale online at various places for around $80.
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If it were me, I'd get the previous model and a SmartThings hub instead.
Yeah zigbee only hub on the Echo is a waste of time unless all you ever want to do is hue lights.
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Google home works better for all voice comments .. don't waste your money on this
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