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Echo dot Black Friday deals 2021: What to expect in the sale this year on Amazon’s smart speaker

The Amazon Echo dot smart speaker is one of the tech products that lends itself well to Black Friday discounts. Relatively affordable to start with, the Echo dot is a device Amazon would love buyers to put in every room of their homes, expanding the Alexa smart speaker into every corner. As such, deals are never far away.

For Black Friday 2021, which lands on 26 November, we expect to see some great deals on the Echo dot (£49.99,, from Amazon itself, as well as tech retailers like Currys and more general stores like Argos and Very.

Before we dive more deeply into what Echo dot discounts you can expect to see, a quick reminder that Black Friday is the shopping event of the year. Retailers like Amazon, John Lewis, Game and many more will cut prices on 26 November across tech, TVs, cosmetics, toys and more. Many also start their sales early, with some likely to offer discounts from the start of that week (22 November), or even from the start of November itself.

And don’t forget, the Black Friday weekend rolls into Cyber Monday, which this year falls on 29 November and will see more discounts, especially from online retailers.

Will there be Echo dot deals on Black Friday 2021?

It is very likely that there will be several Amazon Echo dot deals and discounts to take advantage of this Black Friday. We expect to see the price of several models of Echo dot reduced, including the third-generation (£39.99, and latest fourth-generation, plus the Echo dot with clock (£59.99, The latter looks just like the regular fourth-generation Echo dot, but has a simple LED clock shining through its fabric enclosure.

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The older Echo dot third-gen is currently only available in charcoal, while the newer Echo dot can be bought in white and blue, as well as charcoal.

When will Black Friday Echo dot deals start?

Amazon loves to kick off its Black Friday sales event before everyone else. For 2020, the retail giant flung open its digital doors a full month early. And while we won’t quite see a repeat of that this time around, we’re now less than a month away from Black Friday, so could see Amazon fire the starting gun in the next couple of weeks. Once it does, the Echo dot (and other Echo devices, too) will almost certainly see its price tumble. We don’t yet know what time the Black Friday sales will start, but it usually happens either at midnight or around 8am or 9am.

How much will Echo dot cost on Black Friday?

The latest, fourth-generation Echo dot has a regular price of £49.99, while the older third-generation Echo dot (£39.99, is slightly cheaper, at £39.99, and the fourth-generation Echo dot with clock is £59.99. There is also a version of Echo dot aimed at children, called the kids edition; this is also priced at £59.99.

Black Friday prices haven’t yet been revealed, but we expect to see the current prices cut by between £10 and £25. It is also likely that retailers will create bundles, for example selling a couple of smart light bulbs or smart plugs alongside an Echo dot for a reduced overall price. Others might bundle an Echo dot with the larger Echo speaker (£89.99,, or other Alexa-enabled products. That way, consumers can buy a broader package of compatible smart home products for a discounted price.

At its expected sale price of between £25 and £30, we think the current-generation Echo dot would be excellent value for money. Despite its compact size, the speaker produces decent sound and is perfectly good enough for interacting with the Alexa voice assistant or listening to the radio.

And with Alexa on board, the speaker can play music, answer questions, set timers, organise your calendar, make calls, play games and much more besides. Connect some other smart home devices and Alexa can be used to control smart lighting, turn plugs on or off or adjust the thermostat too.

Who has the best Black Friday Echo dot deals?

It is likely that Amazon will have the best Echo dot deals this Black Friday. The retail giant often reduces the price of its smallest smart speaker during the year anyway, outside of Black Friday and its on Prime Day event, so we expect good things from Amazon on 26 November.

Currys is also a good shout, along with Very and Argos when it comes to Echo dot Black Friday discounts.

What were the best Black Friday Echo dot deals last year?

Amazon slashed the prices of its Echo dot speakers for Black Friday 2020. The third-generation dot was cut from £39.99 to just £18.99, representing a saver of 53 per cent.

The fourth-generation Echo dot, a brand-new device at the time, also saw a massive price cut, from £49.99 to just £28.99.

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