Echo Dot 2020 fourth generation ring of light from the front

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The holidays are a perfect time to make your home just a little bit smarter. From tracking a timer while you bake cookies to keeping you warm while the temperatures drop, there’s a lot to like about a new smart home device. If you can’t decide what you want, fear not — we’re here with the best smart home deals you can get this Black Friday.

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We’ve tried to cover a little bit of everything on this list. You can grab some smart speakers, security essentials, or pick up some plugs to make your house even smarter. Some of these deals are perfect stocking stuffers too, so let’s dive right in.


Echo Auto for $19.99

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One of our favorite Black Friday smart home deals isn’t for your home at all. Instead, you can grab an Echo Auto for just $19.99 right now ($30 off). It’s the easiest way to make your car a lot smarter, and the Echo Auto connects via Bluetooth or auxiliary cable. You can deliver voice commands with ease thanks to eight microphones, and never take your eyes off the road.


4th-gen Echo Dot for 42% off

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An Echo Dot is a great way to dip your toe into the smart home game. This handy little speaker taps into your entire Alexa network, and it delivers improved sound thanks to the new spherical design. Even though it’s not as easy to hide as it once was, the modern design is worth showing off in a variety of colors. Set timers, play music, and even enjoy games and jokes courtesy of Alexa. Amazon’s Echo Dot is just $28.99 ($21 off) for a limited time.

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$50 off an Ecobee SmartThermostat

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Ecobee’s SmartThermostat is a smart home must-have, especially as the winter months loom. This Black Friday deal hacks $50 off the overall price, dropping it to $199. The ecobee is a perfect addition because it’s easy to control from just about anywhere. You can tap into the ecobee app from your phone, watch, or with the power of your voice. The ecobee SmartThermostat also comes with an extra sensor that automatically adjusts to your set temperature whenever you’re in the room.


Four Kasa Smart Plugs for $26.99

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You can’t buy a smart version of everything, but these Kasa Smart Plugs make life just a little bit easier. They make your outlets smarter so that you can control your lamps and other appliances with the sound of your voice. Kasa’s Smart Plugs are also perfectly sized so that most users won’t even notice them throughout the house. This four-pack is $26.99 right now (10% off).


August Smart Lock for $25 off

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Even though the Grinch is just a story, a little bit of added security can go a long way. This August Smart Lock is an easy way to secure your kingdom, and it includes a Wi-Fi bridge so you can add voice commands to the mix. You can let guests in when you’re out of town and control your lock right from the palm of your hand — no more worrying about a potential break-in. Grab yours now for $174.77 (13% off).


Save 50% on an Echo Show 5

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The Echo Dot is a fun little device, but this next Black Friday smart home deal kicks things up a notch without raising the price too much. In fact, it’ll only set you back $44.99 this Black Friday ($45 off). Amazon’s Echo Show 5 adds a screen to your smart speaker, which is perfect if you need to check the weather or follow a recipe. You can even keep up with the latest movie trailers and video call with loved ones who aren’t around for your holiday celebrations.


$150 off a Roborock S6 MaxV

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There’s no way around it — the holidays are one of the messiest times of the year. If you’re lucky enough to have snow, it might be tracked through the house. At the very least there will be wrapping paper scraps all around. The Roborock S6 MaxV can be your first line of defense, and a $150 discount down to $599.99 is among the best around. It serves as a mop and a vacuum, and it’s perfect to add to your Black Friday smart home.

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$300 off an Arlo Pro 3 system

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The last deal on our Black Friday smart home roundup is yet another way to boost your home security. This time, it’s made to catch anyone who’s trying to shimmy down a chimney. Arlo’s Pro 3 camera system works both indoors and outdoors, and you can choose from black or white finishes. Each camera records in 2K resolution and this full-home set includes four units in addition to the main hub. Arlo’s full-home system costs $499.99 right now at Best Buy ($300 off).

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