Amazon currently has the ecobee3 lite Smart Thermostat on sale for just $149. This is normally priced at around $199, and it was $149 during Black Friday but went back up to its original price. So now is a good time to grab this one, since it is now back down to its lowest price ever.
The ecobee3 lite is a great smart thermostat for a few reasons. One is the price, and coinciding with the price is the design. This is one of the best looking sub-$200 smart thermostats. There are others that are cheaper, but they definitely look cheaper. The ecobee3 lite also has Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant support. And what that means is that you can control the temperature in your home using your voice. Which is definitely a very useful feature to have available to you. Of course, you can also set schedules and have it adjust the temperature at certain times of day, automatically. Especially useful when you are looking to save some cash on heating and/or cooling costs.
This item is also eligible for Amazon Prime's free shipping. Which includes free two-day shipping, and pretty cheap next-day shipping if you need it here extra fast. If you are not an Amazon Prime member yet, you can sign up for a free trial of Amazon Prime by hitting the link below. You'll get 30 days free (if you're a student, you get 6 months), and then it's $99/year. Prime members do get a whole lot more than just free shipping though, so be sure to check out the full benefits. Remember that if you are looking to pick this up as a gift for someone this holiday season, you'll need to order it by December 18th for non-Prime shipping, and if you are a Prime member, you have until December 22nd, to get it in time for the Holidays. Amazon does also offer extended returns for anything purchased before December 31st, can be returned until January 31st, 2018.