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Crazy Amazon Echo Dot deal: $50 smart speaker for $0.99!

Crazy Amazon Echo Dot deal: $50 smart speaker for $0.99!
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Has Amazon lost its mind? The online retailer is offering the 3rd Generation Amazon Echo Dot for just 99 cents when you subscribe to Amazon Music Unlimited. 

That's a $49 saving over its normal price or a massive 85% discount. However you slice it, this is a doozy of a deal. 

The final amount comes to a grand total of just $8.98 for Amazon Prime customers. If you don't have Prime it'll be $10.98. And yes, both prices include the $50 Echo Dot 3rd Gen speaker.

Amazon Echo Dot 3rd Generation

Amazon Echo Dot 3rd Generation $49.99 $0.99 at Amazon
This crazy Amazon deal gets you a $50 smart speaker for just 99 cents when you sign up for one month of Amazon Music Unlimited ($9.99 regular price/$7.99 for Prime members). The five-star Echo Dot 3rd Generation is a great all-round performer and for less than a buck... you'd be mad not to get one.

This is because Amazon Music Unlimited normally costs $7.99 per month for Prime members or $9.99 for those who aren't. After your first month, the subscription will auto-renew unless you cancel it – which you can do at any time.

We found this third iteration of the Echo Dot to be a five-star performer at its regular price of $50, offering a clear, solid sound and improved Alexa capabilities. And let's face it, at $0.99 it's an absolute steal...

The offer seems to be for new Music Unlimited subscribers only – although if you're a past subscriber (or you've previously done a trial), you might still be able to take advantage of it. Our research suggests that deal-savvy users who've done trial memberships in the past have been able to snap up this Echo Dot deal – and we'd suggest signing up on the desktop version of Amazon Music Unlimited

Will we see more last-minute deals this Holiday? Probably. But how often does one see a $50 product listed for 99 cents?

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Becky has been a full-time staff writer at What Hi-Fi? since March 2019. Prior to gaining her MA in Journalism in 2018, she freelanced as an arts critic alongside a 20-year career as a professional dancer and aerialist – any love of dance is of course tethered to a love of music. Becky has previously contributed to Stuff, FourFourTwo, This is Cabaret and The Stage. When not writing, she dances, spins in the air, drinks coffee, watches football or surfs in Cornwall with her other half – a football writer whose talent knows no bounds.