This $54 Smart Light Switch Is Also A Smart Speaker With Alexa

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The ecobee Switch Plus is currently down to its lowest price ever. It's just $53.99 right now, and that's down from its regular price of $79.99. That's a pretty good discount on the Switch Plus, especially considering it is still fairly new.

The Switch Plus is a smart light switch that you can add into your home. Now that $54 price tag might sound pretty pricey for a smart light switch. After all TP-Link, Hue and others have these smart light switches for about a third of the price. But, the Switch Plus can do a lot more than just be a smart switch.

You see, this has Alexa built-in. And no, we don't mean that you can control it with Alexa. What we mean is that this is essentially an Echo that is built into your light switch. As you'd imagine, this doesn't really have a great speaker inside. Seeing as this is pretty small. So it's not going to be great for streaming music (though you could), but it is great for giving Alexa some commands.

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With Alexa on your wall, it makes it easier to put Alexa into every room, without needing to get some new smart speakers to plug into each room. Which is a really cool feature to have, in all honesty. Imagine walking into your bedroom and forgetting to turn off the lights downstairs. You can ask Alexa (the light switch on the wall) to turn off the kitchen lights, or even turn them all off. It's really convenient.

Of course, this light switch does support Alexa, so you can control the ceiling lights with your voice. It also has a blue light that will show you when it's listening. This can also double as a night light, which is a nice touch.

You can pick up the ecobee Switch Plus from Amazon by clicking here.

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ecobee Switch+ - Amazon - $54