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Top 5 Amazon Devices & Accessories September 2019

Every month here at Life with Alexa we give you an update of the most popular Amazon Devices and Accessories. Here is this month’s run down.

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Top 5 Amazon Devices & Accessories September 2019

Number 1

Echo Dot (3rd Gen) - Smart speaker with Alexa

The Amazon Echo Dot is Amazon’s most popular smart speaker. The third generation version is the Echo Dot now has a fabric design and a vastly improved speaker for richer and louder sound.

Your Amazon Echo Dot is always ready to help thanks to Alexa, your personal voice activated assistant. Ask Alexa questions, set alarms, read the news, play games, check the weather and control compatible smart home devices. This and much, much more.

With your Echo Dot you can connect with others. You can call almost anyone hands free including UK landline and mobile numbers (from UK only), other Echo devices, Alexa App and Skype. Vodaphone customers can link their account to make and receive mobile phone calls.

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Top 5 Amazon Devices & Accessories September 2019

Number 2

Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote - streaming media player

The Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote is Amazon’s bestselling Fire TV Stick. The 2nd gen now includes the Alexa Voice Remote allowing you to control watch you watch using only your voice. The remote control also features dedicated volume, power and mute buttons to control your compatible TV.

The Amazon Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote has more storage than any other streaming media stick. This allows you to install more apps and games than any other media streaming stick.

The Amazon Fire TV Stick enables you to view thousands of channels, thousands of apps and an ever-growing list of Alexa Skills. Browse the internet on your TV and view the internet on the big screen.

A great bonus for Prime Members is that you have access to thousands of movies and TV episodes as well as access to over 2 million songs via Amazon Music.

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Top 5 Amazon Devices & Accessories September 2019

Number 3

Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K Ultra HD with Alexa Voice Remote | streaming media player

The Amazon Fire TV Stick is already the most powerful streaming media stick and now they have added 4K Ultra HD and a new Wi-Fi antenna optimised for 4K it really is the media streaming stick to plump for.

With Alexa in your Fire TV Voice Remote you can do more – view supported live camera feeds, dim lights, check the weather and stream music.

If you are an Amazon Prime member you get access to thousands of movies and TV shows via Prime Video. On top of this you also have access to over 2 million tunes from Amazon Music.

You can watch TV live from broadcasters such as BBC, ITV, Sky and more live or if you miss a program you can catch up using on-demand services.

4K Ultra HD, Dolby Vision, HDR and HDR10+ makes this the ultimate Fire TV Stick.

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The Kindle Paperweight is a lightweight e-reader that is now available in black or twilight blue. The Kindle Paperweight is waterproof (IPX8), so you can use it while you are outside in England or while you are on holiday by the pool or on the beach.

As standard the Kindle Paperweight comes with 8GB of storage , but if you really want to load it up with books you can choose the 32GB version.

Kindle Paperweight is now Audible compatible, simply pair with Bluetooth headphones or speakers to listen to your latest favourite read.

The bigget plus with an e-reader is that a single charge will last weeks, not hours.

The Kindle Paperweight has a built-in light that enables you to read in most conditions, indoors and outdoors, day and night.

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Top 5 Amazon Devices & Accessories September 2019

Number 5

Amazon Smart Plug, works with Alexa

A new entry to this month’s chart is the Amazon Smart Plug. Using this smart plus enables you to add Alexa Voice Control to any electrical socket in your home.

By adding a smart plug to your smart home, you can set appliances to turn on and off whenever you want. Forgot to turn off the hall lap before you went to bed? Don’t worry simply say ‘Alexa turn off the hall lap’, easy.

The Amazon Smart Plug is super simple to setup, simply plug it in, open the Alexa app and start using your voice.

No smart home hub is required to use Amazon Smart Plugs.

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As Alexa has become more popular she has been integrated into more and more devices, gained more skills and become a much more useful part of our life. Our aim at Life with Alexa is to give you an honest review of these devices after spending some time with them and share with you any tips and tricks we discover along the way.