If you haven’t yet stepped into the smart speaker game, you really are missing out. An always-on virtual assistant is incredibly useful around the house, especially in places like the kitchen where you often find your hands are dirty and touching your smartphone is ill-advised.
While our guide on the matter shows that the Google Home is the best smart speaker you can buy, both the Google Home Mini and the Amazon Echo Dot are the perfect entry point into the smart speaker world. Right now, Newegg is running a deal on a second generation Amazon Echo Dot that is pretty hard to pass up.
For the next two days, you can get an Amazon Echo Dot for $40 shipped from Newegg. This is the latest generation of the Echo Dot, which features improved far-field voice recognition.
I know what you’re thinking: that’s the same price that Amazon currently features for the same unit. However, Newegg sweetens the deal by including a $10 gift card with your purchase. Assuming you spend the gift card, that gets you an Amazon Echo Dot for $30, which is not bad at all.
The caveats to the deal are pretty basic: one per customer and you can’t get the white model, only black (shown above).
As usual, stock is limited with a deal like this, so we suggest you jump on it as soon as possible if you’re interested. Let us know in the comments what you’re going to put your $10 gift card toward.