Wondering How Much an Amazon Alexa Smart Home Will Cost You? We Do the Math
Amazon Alexa devices are everywhere. Since 2014, with the release of the original Echo smart speaker, the tech giant has been at the forefront of smart home innovation with over 100 million devices sold. Alexa is the premier voice assistant that runs smart home automation, and Amazon has steadily introduced more new devices and features each year.
With so many products on the market, you might consider pulling out all the stops to completely Alexa-fy your home. Turning your regular, basic home into a vast Alexa-run smart home will cost you — but it doesn’t have to break the bank.
Since Alexa pricing varies, the total amount will depend on the number and type of devices you want. One Echo Dot will cost you just $50, but a sprawling ecosystem of Echo Dots, Echo Show smart displays, smart plugs, smart lights and security devices could add up to thousands of dollars — trust me, I broke out my calculator and did the math.
You might not be in the market for every type of Alexa-compatible device — though don’t let me stop you if that was what you had in mind — so I’m going…