The Amazon family Alexa-enabled devices are vast. From the spherical Echo to the swiveling Echo Show 10, you can bring Alexa into your home in a number of ways. These devices can answer your questions, help you order the essentials, set timers, play all kinds of audio content, and even act as a control center for your growing smart home. These are our favorite Echo and Alexa-enabled speakers for every home and every budget.
The best time to buy an Amazon speaker is during a major sales event like black friday Or Amazon Prime Day, because there are usually significant discounts. If you’re trying to decide which smart devices might be best for you, be sure to check out WIRED’s picks in our roundups: Best smart speakers, Best Smart DisplaysAnd Best Bluetooth Speakers. We also have guides on set up your Echo speaker, create Alexa Routinesand Alexa skills that are actually fun and helpful to help you get started.
Updated June 2023: We’ve updated pricing throughout this buying guide.
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