It depends on the size of your house, but three or four well- placed Echo speakers will give you decent coverage with the help of Amazon's voice assistant. It's up to you, where you think you'll use the most. Bedroom, living room, and kitchen are the most popular areas.

Can you tell me how many Amazon Echoes I need in my house? It's difficult to decide on the best speaker to get since every house is different and everyone has a different preference. If you want to make your home a smart home, there are many compatible devices that you can use. The best sounding speaker for the price is the Amazon Echo. If you want to fill out other rooms in your home, you should go for an echo dot with clock or echo show 10.

Close-up of the Amazon Echo 4th Gen

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The family gathers in the living room to entertain. It's the heart of the home, so placing an Amazon Echo in this area is a no-brainer. Thanks in part to its spherical shape and built-in Zigbee hub, the Amazon Echo (4th Gen) is an upgrade over its predecessors.

The support for connecting other speakers will make music lovers happy. If you want a room filled with sound, you can combine two Echos with an echo sub. This could be the option you've been waiting for, if you've been holding off on investing in a high-end speaker.

A single echo will fill a bigger room with sound. You can connect it to any speaker system you own. Depending on the layout of your home, you could still hear your voice from adjoining rooms. Wherever you need a bit of extra coverage, there's are echo dots to fill in the gaps.


In the kitchen

Amazon Echo Show 15

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You'll forget how you got by if you don't have an assistant. If you want to cook a home-cooked meal but don't have time to cook it yourself, you can use Amazon's voice assistant to do it.

An ideal kitchen setup would include an echo dot with clock on the counter. This newest Dot shows you the time at a glance, but it also shows your timer when you say "set a cooking timer for 25 minutes." In the kitchen, sound quality is unimportant, but the Dot's microphone should pick up your voice over a noisy food processor.

The kitchen is a great place to hold the show. It is the perfect size to see from across the kitchen and it has a rotating display that can follow you as you prepare dinner. A secondary home security camera is also included. You can ask it to display recipes from a vast amount ofAlexa cooking skills or show cooking videos on YouTube through its Silk internet browser.

The Echo Show 15 resembles a photo frame on the wall. You can use it to rotation through your favorite pictures, but you can also change the look of the screen with the help of the tools on the screen. It is easy to get an overview of what your day will look like while you are getting yourself and the rest of the family ready to leave the house.

In the bedrooms

Amazon Echo Dot 4th Gen, 3rd Gen, and 4th Gen with Clock

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The smaller side rooms are where the affordable echo dots shine. Setting morning alarms, getting a morning rundown for news and weather, or listening to music while you relax are all possible with the help of the smart speaker.

It's possible to get a brand new Echo Dot with Clock (4th Gen) for a reasonable price, and it's a significant improvement over the older style. You can check the time, temperature, and timer at a glance, which is not possible with the regular Dot speakers.

The smart speaker can be used with a smart bulb, stand, or other device. If you want to build out your smart home much faster, you might want to consider purchasing a bundle of accessories separately.

The larger Echo Show 10 is more suited to the bedroom. It has a physical switch that covers the camera, as well as a physical switch that hides the camera. The privacy features make the nightstand smart alarm the perfect one.

The Echo Show 5 Kids and the Echo Dot Kids Edition are tailor-made for your children. Both offer tons of age-appropriate content and industry leading parental controls through Amazon Kids+.

In the in-between

Amazon Echo Flex plugged in

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If you don't want to pay a lot of money for a regular speaker in your home or office, the Echo Flex is a great option.

There are no wires in this case. The Flex is perfect for hallways, bathroom, laundry/utility rooms, and garage spaces. It has a built-in microphone and small speaker, making it ideal for issuing commands or requests to Amazon's voice assistant, such as "Alexa, turn on the lights" or "Alexa, order more detergent." You can buy third-party attachment to connect to the Flex. If you want to charge your phone or other device into the base, there is a built-inusb charging port.

The downside to the Echo Flex is that it can't be used as a passthrough for other plugged devices. What you get from it is the ability to add more features to your home. It's not currently available from Amazon, but you can find it at other retailers.