Amazon has already slashed the price of its popular Echo speaker for the Bank Holiday weekend and now it’s adding another deal.
The online retailer has revealed it’s giving customers the chance to take out a Prime membership for just £59 for the year – a saving of 25 percent off the usual £79 price.
The deal is available until August 30 and has been launched to coincide with the US Open tennis championship being broadcast on Prime Video.
This extensive coverage of the Championships in Flushing Meadows, New York, will be available to Prime members in the UK and Ireland for no additional cost to their membership and represents the first time a major tennis tournament has been available exclusively on a streaming service.
Along with Prime being on offer this Bank Holiday there are also plenty of other deals available right now.
This includes money off all of Amazon’s own brand devices such as the Echo smart speaker, Echo Dot, Echo Show and Fire TV plus Fire tablets.
Some of these devices have as much as £80 off with the best deals listed below.
FIRE TABLETS – Fire 7 tablet £39.99 – SAVING £10.00 • Fire HD 8 tablet £69.99 – SAVING £20.00 • Fire HD 10 tablet £119.99 – SAVING £30.00 • Fire HD 8 Kids Edition tablet £99.99 -SAVING £30.00
ECHO SPEAKERS – Echo Dot £34.99 – SAVING £15.00 • Amazon Echo £69.99 – SAVING £20.00 • Echo Show (only white) £119.99 – SAVING £80.00 • Echo Plus £94.99 – SAVING £45.00 • Kindle Paperwhite £89.99 – SAVING £20.00 •
FIRE TV – Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote £34.99 – SAVING £5.00 • Fire TV £54.99 – SAVING £15.00
There’s also reductions on other products with TVs, smartphones and smart home devices all getting lower prices.
The news of the sales comes as Amazon has also pushed new skills to its Alexa-enabled gadgets.
Tennis fans can ask Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant for the latest scores, player rankings and information on the Open.
Here are some things you ask you Alexa-enabled device.
Alexa, when is the US Open?
Alexa, who is Novak Djokovic?
Alexa, who is Serena Williams?
Alexa, who is Roger Federer?
Alexa, who is Rafael Nadal?
Alexa, who is Andy Murray?
The US Open gets underway today and Amazon is also allowing those with an Echo Show, Echo Spot or compatible Fire TV device to simply ask, “Alexa, play the US Open on Prime Video” for instant viewing.