The Amazon Echo is probably the best smart speaker around, mainly because it has Alexa up its sleeve. While it’s not the best speaker as far as audio quality is concerned, the fact that Alexa is streets ahead of the competition makes that compromise well worth it, and right now, you can get your hands on a super-cheap, refurbished Echo for less than $60.

The Echo in question is a refurbished original Echo, one which originally sold for $180 and is still a great device. It may have been replaced by a newer, sleeker model but the software involved is exactly the same no matter which one you buy. That makes this a bargain because it’s the software that really matters here.

Right now is absolutely the best time to buy, too, with the confirmation that Apple Music is coming to the Echo having just been received. That’s a huge thing, especially for anyone who subscribes to Apple Music but doesn’t want to splash the considerable cash for a HomePod.

Amazon Echo is a hands-free speaker you control with your voice. Echo connects to the Alexa Voice Service to play music, make calls, send and receive messages, provide information, news, sports scores, weather, and more—instantly. All you have to do is ask.

When placing your order, you can choose between an Echo in either the classic black or more exciting white, depending on your home’s decor, and you will be getting the Echo that started it all off. Whether you’re venturing into the world of Alexa for the first time or are adding this Echo to your ever-growing collection, this is a great deal to take advantage of.

Amazon Echo (1st Generation) (Black or White) from Amazon: $59.99 | Original price: $179.99

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