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Last-minute Amazon holiday 2019 deals: What's on sale right now, including Echo speakers, Fire TV and more

CNET logo CNET 12/22/2019 Rick Broida
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Today (Dec. 22) is your last chance to get orders in time for the holidays using two-day shipping. So if you're still shopping, the heat is on. Amazon is still offering great prices on many devices -- including Echo speakers and Echo Show displays, Kindle e-readers, Fire tablets, Fire TV streamers, Ring alarms, cameras and more. Many of these are the best prices we've seen since Black Friday and Cyber Monday and should save you some money for the remainder of your holiday shopping. And there are still are a slew of ways to get an Echo Dot for free. 

Some notable discounts: The Amazon Echo Show 8 is $80 and the Amazon Echo Dot Kids Edition is just $40. You can save $60 on a five-piece Ring Alarm kit (and get a free Echo Dot at the same time). Speaking of free Dots, there's one of those included with an Amazon Eero three-piece Wi-Fi system as well for $190. We're seeing great offers on Fire tablets and Kindle e-readers, including the Amazon Fire 7 Kids Edition Tablet for $60, a savings of $40.  

Big caveat: We're now so close to Christmas that not everything on this list will arrive before the big day. So while the deals are still active, you might need to put an IOU in the box if you still haven't ordered. That said, we'll keep updating this list frequently -- it's the best of what's available.

Live now: Echo speakers and smart displays

Now that the last of your holiday shopping is in your sights, you can buy a good chunk of Amazon's updated Echo line at some discounted prices.

Amazon Echo Show 8: $80

You save $50

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It's not even released yet, but Amazon just trotted out its first-ever discount on the Echo Show 8. It's basically a larger version of the super-popular Echo Show 5 (which is currently on sale for $60, FYI), and therefore better suited to places like the kitchen, where the 8-inch screen makes it easier to view cooking videos and the like. Amazon is saying it won't be in stock until early January, but you can order it now.

$80.00 AT AMAZON

Amazon Echo Dot (third-gen): $25

You save $25

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Back to its Prime Day low, the Echo Dot (without the clock) puts all of the smarts of Amazon's assistant Alexa into a small and affordable package. Even at its normal price of $50, it's a good deal, so the $25 price is still something to celebrate. With voice commands, you can control your smart home, check the weather, play music, search the internet and more. You lose some sound quality with the smaller size, but you can plug it into your own speakers to make up for the difference.

$25.00 AT AMAZON

Amazon Echo Dot with Clock: $35

You save $25

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But c'mon... you want the newer, cooler version with the clock built-in, right? It was just introduced in September at $60, but now it's at its lowest price yet: just $35.

Unfortunately, it has a crazy-long backorder right now. You can order it today, but Amazon says it might not ship for one to two months. 

$35.00 AT AMAZON

Amazon Echo Dot Kids Edition: $40

You save $30

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Kid-friendly, bright colors and parent filters make the Echo Dot Kids Edition a great option for the kiddos in your life. And at $30 off the regular price, this is a good deal. Or, even better, get a set of three for $120. Amazon says its newest Echo Dot Kids Edition is "70% louder" than the first-gen version, and it includes a year of FreeTime Unlimited. Unfortunately, Amazon reports that it's out of stock until Jan. 15, but you can still order it now. Just don't expect to have it in time for the holidays. 

$40.00 AT AMAZON

Amazon Echo (third-gen): $80

You save $20

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If you want a smart speaker with Alexa that has a little more oomph to its sound quality, the latest version of the original Echo might be the right choice for you. The older version of this puppy was selling for $50 at one point on Prime Day, and we've definitely seen lower prices on this model as well. But $20 is still $20.

$80.00 AT AMAZON

Amazon Echo Show 5: $60

You save $30

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With a 5.5-inch touchscreen and the ability to wake you up with a nifty sunrise animation, this is our favorite smart display with Alexa.

$60.00 AT AMAZON

Amazon Echo Show (2nd-gen): $170

You save $70

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The second-gen Echo Show refined the design of the first model and offers better sound quality and a 10-inch HD screen. It combines the functionality of a smart speaker like the Echo Dot with a touchscreen you can use for video calls and controlling your smart home with a tap. We like the Echo Show 5 a little better, but at $170 for the full-size Show -- just a bit more than what it sold for back on Prime Day -- it is a tempting offer.

$170.00 AT AMAZON

Amazon Echo Auto: $35

You save $15

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Do you need Alexa in your car? Probably not. But who are we to judge? If you always wanted Amazon's personal assistant on the road, now you can have it for about 30% off. It's not the lowest price we've seen, but it's still a good deal.

$35.00 AT AMAZON

Fire TV streamers, Ring and Blink security devices, Fire tablets, Kindle Paperwhite and more on sale now

Here's the best of everything else that is currently on sale right now.

Ring Alarm 5-piece kit with free Echo Dot: $139

You save $60

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This five-piece Ring alarm system includes a base station, keypad, motion sensor, range extender and door and window contact sensors -- and is fully expandable with additional sensors and components. Regularly $199, this kit is on sale for $139 and also comes with a free Echo Dot.

Is five pieces not enough for your castle? Amazon also has a deal on the Ring Alarm 8 Piece Kit for $169. The eight-piece kit includes a base station, three contact sensors, two motion detectors, keypad and range extender.

$139.00 AT AMAZON

Ring Alarm Smoke & CO Kit with free Echo Dot: $209

You save $90

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This 11-piece Ring Alarm system is ideal for people who want to include smoke and fire protection in their home security system. You get the base station, keypad, five contact sensors, two motion detectors, a range extender, and a combination smoke/carbon monoxide sensor. Regularly $299, it's on sale for $209 -- and comes with a free Echo Dot (3rd generation). 

If you want even more, you can get the Ring Alarm Enhanced Protection Kit (also with a free Echo Dot) for $249. That's a savings of $110 over the usual list price of $359, and includes the base station and keypad, smoke and carbon monoxide detector, seven contact sensors, two motion detectors, a range extender, as well as a flood and freeze sensor and a panic button. 

$209.00 AT AMAZON

Blink XT2 3-Cam System with free Echo Dot (3rd gen): $185

You save $115

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The Blink XT2 is a weatherproof security camera with a battery that can supposedly last for two years. Getting a two-pack for $100 on Prime Day was a good deal -- getting a three-pack for $185 is still a good deal, made better by getting an Echo Dot as well. 

$185.00 AT AMAZON

Blink Indoor Home Security Camera System 5-pack: $210

You save $70

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These Blink cameras offer motion detection, HD video, and a two-year battery life. When the system senses motion, a short video clip is uploaded to the cloud via Wi-Fi. What we like: The cloud storage is free. 

$210.00 AT AMAZON

Amazon Eero mesh Wi-Fi system (3-pack) with free Echo Dot: $190

You save $109

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Mesh networks are the best way to ensure every corner of your home gets solid, dependable Wi-Fi coverage, and this Eero kit is $109 off. Plus, it comes with a free Echo Dot.

$190.00 AT AMAZON

Read more: Best mesh Wi-Fi system of 2019  

Ring Video Doorbell Pro with Echo Show 5: $189

You save $150

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The Ring Video Doorbell Pro is a 1080p video doorbell that connects to your home's existing doorbell wiring so you don't need to charge and replace batteries every few months. This holiday deal bundles the Ring doorbell with an Echo Show 5 for $189. 

$189.00 AT AMAZON

Fire TV Stick 4K with Echo Dot (3rd Gen): $60

You save $40

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Just like we predicted, Amazon is including an Echo Dot with pretty much everything except sub sandwiches these days, but there's no denying the appeal. Get the 4K version of the Fire TV stick and a Dot for $60, which is 40% off the list price. 

$60.00 AT AMAZON

Philips Hue White 2-pack A19 Smart Bulbs with Echo Dot (3rd Gen): $35

You save $45

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Get a pair of Bluetooth and Zigbee-compatible Hue smart bulbs with an Echo Dot for $35. 

$35.00 AT AMAZON

Amazon Fire HD 8 tablet: $50

You save $30

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This is the Goldilocks tablet in Amazon's line -- you're much better off getting this model versus the 7-incher below.

$50.00 AT AMAZON

Amazon Fire 8 Kids Edition Tablet: $90

You save $40

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Save $40 on the Fire HD 8 Kids Edition tablet. This is the same hardware as above, but with 32GB of storage built-in, a rubberized case, a year of FreeTime Unlimited (kid-friendly content) and a two-year no-questions-asked replacement warranty for any damage.

If you want something bigger, you can also save $40 on the Fire HD 10 Kids Edition Tablet, which is currently on sale for $160

$90.00 AT AMAZON

Amazon Fire 7 Tablet: $40

You save $10

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The Fire 7 Tablet, updated for 2019, usually costs $50. Right now, it's $10 off. That said, we highly recommend you upgrade to the 8-inch model below for just a little more.

$40.00 AT AMAZON

Amazon Fire 7 Kids Edition Tablet: $60

You save $40

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Save $40 on the Fire 7 Kids Edition tablet, just $60. This has the same features as the 8-incher Kids version, above.

$60.00 AT AMAZON

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite: $100

You save $30 (plus $5 e-book credit)

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Normally $130, the Paperwhite -- the best all-around Kindle e-reader -- is selling for $100 during this sale. And Amazon throws in a $5 e-book credit, too.

$100.00 AT AMAZON

Amazon Kindle 2019: $70

You save $20 (plus $5 e-book credit)

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We'd strongly recommend you spend up for the Paperwhite. But if you're shopping on a budget, the newest entry-level Kindle finally includes a built-in light, and it comes with a $5 e-book credit.

$70.00 AT AMAZON

Amazon Music Unlimited: 4 months: 99 cents

You save $39

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If you're a newcomer to Amazon's music-streaming service, it's hard to beat a buck for four full months of service. After that, you'll pay the regular rate of $9.99 a month, though you can cancel if you like, without penalty. 

$1.00 AT AMAZON

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Originally published earlier this month. Updated to reflect the latest deals and prices. 

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