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How would you like to see who’s outside your home without having to peep outside inconspicuously through your windows constantly? That’s where this incredible bundle deal comes in handy from Amazon, which consists of an Amazon Echo Show (2nd Gen) and two Blink Outdoor 2 security cameras — all for a smidge over $110, which in total is more than 50% off the regular price. You can never get enough peace of mind, and this certainly offers more of it.
So, why buy this deal? For starters, it’s a convenient way of being able to see what’s happening outside of your home without actually going outside. On the one hand, the Blink Outdoor 2 cameras can be strategically positioned anywhere to cover areas around your home. You won’t have to worry about connecting them to an outlet because they are battery-operated and can last upwards of 2 years. They’re also weather-resistant to endure the most brutal seasons while still informing you about motion event triggers.
Meanwhile, the second component to this package is the Amazon Echo Show 5 (2nd Gen). Given that the Echo Show 5 by itself sells for $85 normally, this is an outstanding deal. This smart display will allow you to ask Amazon Alexa to see what’s happening outside by streaming the live video speeds from the Blink Outdoor 2 cameras. It’s a convenient way to see more of your home without having to physically go outside. Beyond that, there’s so much more it can do — like video chatting from your home office, setting times for your oven, and even asking Samuel L Jackson something.
Just know that if you intend to snag this deal, it won’t arrive until after Christmas. Call it a late Christmas gift? If you’re looking to make the most out of the Amazon Echo Show 5 (2nd Gen), here are just a few more neat things it could do.
Change the colors of your lights
Smart LED light bulbs compatible with Amazon Alexa will instantly allow you to change their colors using the Echo Show 5. Not only can you turn them on and off by pressing a button on the smart display, but you can also tell Alexa to change them to a particular color through voice control.
Have Alexa announce who’s at the front door
Do you crave even more convenience? No longer do you need to get up and go to the front door to see who’s there because you can do it all with a video doorbell and the Echo Show 5. For example, you can set it up so that whenever someone presses the button on the Ring Video Doorbell Wired, you can have Alexa stream the live feed straight to the Echo Show 5.
Get the robot vacuum to start cleaning
There was a time when we relied on apps for everything, but with the Amazon Echo Show 5 (2nd Gen), you can tell your robot vacuum to start or end its cleaning — all through either the on-screen menus or simply by speaking the command to the smart display.