Alexa is still the most compelling voice control platform, and the new and improved Echo is better-looking than the original.
- Echo connects to Alexa to play music, make calls, set music alarms and timers, ask questions, control smart home devices, and more—instantly.
- Just ask for a song, artist, or genre from Amazon Music, Spotify, Pandora, and more. With multi-room music, you can play music on compatible Echo devices in different rooms. Echo can also play Audible audiobooks, radio stations, news briefs, and more.
- Call or message almost anyone hands-free with your Echo device. Also, instantly connect to other Echo devices in your home using just your voice. Read more..
2: Amazon Cloud Cam
Best Alexa-compatible device
The Amazon Cloud Cam’s crisp 1080p HD live feed, prompt motion notifications and free 24-hour clip storage set a new standard for indoor home security cameras.
- Stay connected 24/7 – Catch activities as they happen in 1080p Full HD. Watch, download, and share the last 24 hours of motion alert video clips for free.
- Notifications – Get notified when Cloud Cam sees activity. Check in anytime or watch motion clips on the Cloud Cam mobile app or at cloudcam.amazon.com.
- See clearly in the dark – Night vision lets you detect what’s happening around the clock. Turn on/off night vision LEDs in the Cloud Cam App. Read more..
3: Philips Hue White Smart Bulb Starter Kit
Philips Hue White A19 60W Equivalent Smart Bulb Starter Kit (Compatible with Amazon Alexa, Apple HomeKit, and Google Assistant.
- Enhance your home with soft white lighting, controlled remotely wherever you are. Automate your lighting experience with the Philips Hue App, and ensure you never come home to a dark house.
- Each kit contains 2 Philips Hue White A19 60W Energy Star Certified LED Smart bulbs (able to fit most lamps and overhead lights); Philips Hue hub that can reliably control up to 50 Hue lights without slowing your WiFi; three-year warrantee. Read more..
4: Nest Hello Video Doorbell
The Nest Hello video doorbell looks great and works consistently well. You can ask Alexa to pull up your Hello doorbell’s live feed on a screen-compatible device.
Nest Hello lets you know whos there, so you never miss a thing. It replaces your existing wired doorbell and delivers HD video and bright, crisp images, even at night. Its designed to show you everything at your doorstep people head to toe or packages on the ground. And with 24/7 streaming, you can check in anytime. Or go back and look at a 3-hour snapshot history to see what happened.*
- Video Doorbell to Monitor Front Door
- 1600 x 1200 Resolution at Up to 30 fps
- Night Vision Functionality
- 160 Diagonal Field of View
- Dual-Band Wi-Fi Connectivity
- Two-Way Audio Communication
- Noise and Echo Cancellation
- H.264 Video Compression
- Free Nest App
- IPX4-Rated for Water Resistance. Read more..
5: Logitech Harmony Home Hub
Logitech Harmony Home Hub integrates control of connected lights, locks, blinds, thermostats, sensors, home entertainment devices, and more–turning your smartphone or tablet into a universal home remote.
- Works with Alexa to easily control your home entertainment devices with your voice
- Combine up to 8 remotes and countless apps into one easy-to-use smartphone app. Read more..
6: Haiku Ceiling Fan
A good ceiling fan can help reduce heating and cooling costs by circulating air more efficiently around your home. While it may take some time to pay off the Haiku, you’ll be able to tell Alexa to turn the fan on or off any time you want. This 52-inch fan is available in several colors and has built-in LED lighting. Read more..
7: Neato Botvac Connected
Alexa, tell Neato to start cleaning.” There’s nothing more satisfying in life than being able to have clean, dust and debris-free floors without having to lift a finger. Neato’s Botvac Connected offers this, and has Alexa support so you can tell it to start, stop, pause or resume cleaning whenever you like. Read more..
8: Netatmo Weather Station
Perhaps not one for everyone, but the Netatmo Weather Station gives you accurate weather and air quality measurements in real-time. It can measure temperature, CO2 concentration, air pressure, humidity, noise polution and more; inside and outside your home. All you need is a smartphone.
With Alexa support, you can ask your Echo for the current outdoor temperature by saying “Alexa, ask Netatmo to get the temperature from the Outdoor module”. Read more..
9. Fitbit Charge 2
With Alexa’s Fitbit skills, you can ask your Echo to give you a run down on your performance, how well you slept last night, how many calories you’ve burned or flights of stairs you’ve climbed, among many others. To really make the most of that, you’re going to need one of the company’s fitness trackers, and the Charge 2 is comfortably the best available at the moment. It’s accurate, has a large display and lasts a long time on one charge. Read more..
10. Fitbit Aria
As well as tracking fitness and activity, Fitbit’s Aria smart scales will also let Alexa in on how your weight progress is going. Just ask Alexa what your weight is, and it’ll use your last-tracked weight measured by the Aria scales. Read more..
11: Eight Sleep Jupiter+
Eight Sleep is known as the “smart bedding company,” and it makes sense. The company ships its mattresses with a smart cover that tracks your sleep and acts as a mattress warmer.
With Alexa, you can do a range of things. You can ask Alexa about your sleep score, tell it to start heating the mattress before you get in bed, and so on. Eight is great for couples too — it can track two sides of the bed independently and even heat only one side of the bed, if you so choose. Read more..
12: Huawei Mate 9 with Amazon Alexa and Leica Dual Camera
Huawei Mate 9 co-engineered with Leica: A Step Ahead. Revolutionary speed: Now you won’t slow down, thanks to the new Kirin 960 processor and intelligent Machine Learning algorithm. This ground-breaking interplay between hardware and software means your Huawei Mate 9 is born fast and stays fast. Integrated with Alexa voice service. Just tap and ask Alexa, to enjoy thousands of skills on the go, such as hearing the latest news, weather and traffic reports, check sport scores, and much more. Alarm clock skills and rights-protected music services such as Spotify are not yet supported. Read more..
The Automatic is a small device that connects to your car’s diagnostic port and beams driving data like fuel level, check engine light codes, and more to your smartphone via Bluetooth.
With the company’s Alexa integration, you can ask Alexa how much fuel you have, where you last parked, and even how much you drove over a given time period.Read more..
14: Amazon Fire TV
Grass looking a little dry? Want to drive off door-to-door salesmen? By connecting the Rachio Smart Sprinkler Controller to your in-lawn irrigation system, you can tell Alexa to turn on the water for a specified time, and you can control which zones get activated, too. Even when you’re not sending the device voice commands, the Rachio will automatically adjust watering schedules based on the local weather forecast and conditions. Rachio’s second-generation controller can be configured to work with up to eight zones, and an optional enclosure lets you install it outdoors. Read more..
15: Nespresso Capsule Coffee Maker
It produces fresh coffee capsule outcome in a minute. The complex process from bean grinding to capsule packaging is optimized. Works with alexa and as well as goole home.It always delivers homemade capsules consistently with your coffee blend selection. It is a true automatic capsule making machine. From a range of beans, choose your favorite one, and you’ll have a fresh cup of coffee. – Choose from any brand, then set up your preference on the mobile app, press a button. Capsulier will grind the beans and fill up the capsule. You’ll get to take the capsule anywhere and share it with your family and friends. No mess no fuss. Our expertly designed capsule, CAPSI, is reusable, and well at preserving any aromas – yet a fraction of the cost of a disposable capsule. Did we mention that we are not adding any further burden to the environment? Enjoy your fresh cup of coffee, guilt free, and save some money. CAPSULIER – your new way to enjoy a single capsule coffee. Read more..
16: GE Profile Convection Range
Short on time but craving a batch cookies made from a pre-made tube of dough? Blurt out, “Hey Alexa, pre-heat the oven to 375 degrees,” and without lifting a finger, you’re already on your way to having warm midnight snacks in hand. This range has six burners, and a 5.6-cubic-foot oven with a self-cleaning roller rack. You can also control it with Google Assistant, Nest, and a proprietary app. Read more..
17: LG Instaview Refrigerator
The LG Instaview refrigerator has a 21-inch touchscreen that you can see through into your fridge with a double tap. Not only can you use Alexa to create grocery shopping lists, but cameras in the fridge can show you via smartphone app what items need to be replenished. You can even order groceries and message family members with shopping lists and more, straight from the fridge. Read more..
18: Acer Nitro 5 Spin
Acer’s sleek convertible Nitro 5 Spin laptop delivers solid multitasking power, long battery life and dedicated GPU — and it ships with Alexa built in. Acer’s Spin 5 and Aspire 5 are also equipped with Amazon’s voice assistant. Plus, they can come bundled with an Echo Dot and a four-month Amazon Music subscription for $0.99. Read more..
19: Wemo Mini Smart Plug
Smart plugs are great for turning non-connected devices into things you can control remotely. Whether you have a lamp with a busted or hard-to-reach switch or just tend to leave your curling iron on, a connected plug can turn them on or off for you. Alexa compatibility is especially nice, because you can ask her to turn on your reading lamp without having to get up from your chair. Read more..
20: LG Premium TVs
LG’s 2018 OLED and Super HD TVs with ThinQ AI have Google Assistant built in but can also be controlled by Alexa. When we reviewed the 65SK9500 Super UHD, we were impressed with its display, HDR performance and excellent sound quality. With Alexa, you can turn your TV on and off, adjust the brightness, switch channels, change volume, and even initiate YouTube streaming using nothing but your voice. Read more..
21: Ring Floodlight Cam
If you have an Amazon Fire TV, Fire TV Cube or Fire TV stick, you can tell Alexa to show a feed from your Ring Floodlight Cam, and it will appear on your TV screen. The Floodlight cam has a great 1080p camera, plus two LED floodlights that turn on when it detects motion. Ring’s app lets you set motion zones, and can give you alerts when neighbors report incidents to the app—such as a video of someone stealing a package. Cloud storage costs are an affordable $30 per year. Read more..
22: HTC U12+
HTC’s U12+ smartphone is a decent phone in its own right: It offers a beautiful design, powerful performance, and an excellent camera. You can even squeeze it! However, it also has a special feature, in that you can simply say “Alexa…” and bring up Amazon’s assistant, without having to first press a button. The U12+’s predecessor, the HTC U11, also has Alexa built in (and we liked that phone even more). Read more..
23: iRobot Roomba 690
Now you can vacuum your house just by talking to Alexa. iRobot’s newest robot vacuum, the Roomba 690, can be controlled via Alexa, as well as a smartphone app also lets you stop and start cleanings, and check on the 690’s progress. Other features include scheduling, a 3-stage cleaning system, and the 690 will automatically return to its base to charge (its battery should last up to 60 minutes). Read more..
24: Nexia Home Intelligence Bridge
Nexia is far from a name brand, but the smart home ecosystem works with a variety of Z-Wave smart home devices.
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25: ecobee 4 Smart Thermostat
With built-in Alexa voice service, ecobee4 can listen to your voice commands and respond. Have it set a timer, read you the news, adjust the temperature, and more. It also works well with other Alexa Devices by supporting ESP, so that only the device closest to you responds to your commands. It also comes with a room sensor that helps manage hot or cold spots in your home, delivering comfort in the rooms that matter. And because they can detect occupancy, they can automatically enable the right mode on your ecobee4 for energy savings when it senses no one is home. Read more..