November 30, 2023


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24 best smart home deals: Amazon Prime Day 2023

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The Amazon Prime Big Deal Days event is here, making it one of the best times of the year to save big on hot new tech. Whether you’re in the market for a smart speaker, thermostat, doorbell or lightbulb, it’s never been cheaper — or easier — to start living in the smart home of your dreams. To help make that dream a reality, we rounded up the best smart home deals to shop on Amazon today.

Streamline your routines for less with close to half off this useful smart plug, specially enabled to work with Alexa to add voice control to any outlet. 

Use Alexa or Google Assistant to control and customize any outlet. This bestselling smart plug bundle is 34% off, a new low price.

Never again sacrifice one device for another with this smart outlet, down to a new low price. It features six individually controlled smart outlets and three USB ports, and it protects sensitive appliances and electronics against sudden power surges. 

Ring Video doorbells are an easy way to upgrade your home security. The devices pair with the Ring app, which lets you check who’s at your door from anywhere. Plus, you can talk with whoever is ringing your bell with two-way communication capabilities.

See more Ring deals here.

Ring’s Video Doorbell Pro 2 uses radar to give you highly accurate motion alerts; has stellar-looking video with a wide, tall field of view and crisp audio; and can even show you on a map the route someone took as they made their way to your door. No wonder we named it the best video doorbell of the year.

Get a smart security camera flanked by two powerful floodlights for security day or night, rain or shine. This deal matches the lowest price we’ve seen for this top pick.

This Ring Alarm Kit includes one Base Station, two Keypads, eight Contact Sensors, two Motion Detectors and one Range Extender — now 40% off.

You can keep a close eye on your property with a spotlight camera like this one, our top pick for the best wireless outdoor security camera. The battery-powered Arlo offers 1080p video and easy installation. 

Watch over your home day or night with this battery-powered camera and see, hear and speak to people straight from your phone, tablet or Amazon Echo device.

The Amazon Smart Thermostat uses Alexa to effortlessly adjust your home temperature to your needs — all for a much lower price than competitors.

Right now, you can score our favorite budget smart thermostat at a nicely discounted price. The Nest Thermostat gives you a well-designed interface, remote app controls and the ability to toggle between modes, presets and set schedules.

The new fifth-gen Echo Dot maintains the useful features and affordability of previous models, plus upgrades like better audio quality, temperature sensors and Wi-Fi extending capabilities.

The Echo Show 15 is Amazon’s newest, and largest, Echo Show to date. This 15.6-inch giant of an Alexa smart display was designed to hang on the wall rather than sit on a counter or nightstand.

See more Echo Show deals here.

This colorful, budget-friendly smart speaker is over half off ahead of Prime Day. The Alexa-enabled Echo Pop makes smart home integration easy, boasting thousands of skills to streamline your everyday. See all the Echo Dots and Pops on sale here.

Get a move on with this swiveling Echo Show 10 smart display, which will follow your voice as you move around a room. Great for staying in the picture for video calls or if you’re watching your favorite show while making dinner.

Combining a smart speaker with a vibrant screen and all the powers of Alexa, the Echo Show is great for video calls, visual responses from Alexa and even TV shows or movies.

If you’re looking for a more powerful sound than what the Dot or Pop can give you, enter the Echo Studio. It offers a wider and more immersive audio experience (so great for pairing with a TV), and it’s now 23% off.

Want to take your Echo Dot to a galaxy far, far away? You can now get an Echo Dot plus a Stormtrooper-themed stand for up to 40% off. See more Echo and “Star Wars” deals here.

If you often have that nagging feeling that you may have left the garage open, smart garage controllers give you peace of mind. Our favorite model is easy to install and offers excellent value, especially on sale.

Light up your home in technicolor with this deal on our favorite strip lights. A range of other smart lights from Govee, from light bars to floor lamps, are also on sale.

You can get a real steal on everyone’s favorite programmable lightbulb with this three-pack of Philips Hues going for more than 44% off.

If you want to take your mood lighting to the next level, this Philips Hue starter pack comes with three lightbulbs plus a Hue Bridge and Button, which can help program and make changing the colors literally happen at the click of a button.