Amazon’s most capable smart speaker has been enjoying its place at the top of the Alexa lineup without any price cuts as of late, and now to start the work week we’re tracking the year’s second chance to save. The Echo Studio fittingly gets its name from the sort of studio sound you’ll be able to enjoy from its robust internal speaker system, and now you can do so with a 2023 all-time low. The smart speaker clocks in at $159.99 shipped in both the original charcoal style, as well as the recently-refreshed glacier colorway. Normally fetching $200 in either case, you’re looking at only the second chance this year to save with $40 in cash kept in your wallet. We last saw the speaker on sale back at the very beginning of May, for comparison.
Amazon’s flagship Echo Studio speaker arrives with a fabric-wrapped design that still keeps it at home in amongst the other Alexa devices from the company, while stepping up the design to fit in all of the higher-end audio components. There’s notably Spatial Audio processing tech packed in to deliver even more immersive sound from its 5-speaker system that comes backed by Dolby Atmos certification. There’s of course all of the streaming service support from the likes of Amazon Music, Apple Music, and Spotify, as well as all the hands-free Alexa access you’d expect for controlling smart home gear, answering questions, and helping out in the kitchen. Then Amazon backs the smart home tech with a built-in Zigbee and Matter hub for an even longer list of supported devices. Dive into our announcement coverage for a closer look.
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