The Echo Show 5 is a versatile little smart display that can be used for tons of things, like home monitoring, as evidenced by this sweet Cyber Monday deal. Right now Amazon is having a big sale on this Echo Show 5 home monitoring kit that contains one smart display and five Blink outdoor cameras.
Normally the entire kit costs $470. But during this Cyber Monday sale it's down to $260. That's a savings of nearly half the amount of the normal retail price. So if you've been looking to setup a nice little home monitoring system for added home security, this can help.
The Blink Outdoor Camera is powered by batteries. Which means you won't need to keep it plugged in at all. Which is a huge benefit because it means you can place the cameras in more places. The camera resolution is HD, and it even has infrared night vision. Making it the perfect camera no matter the time of day or night.
As for the Echo Show 5, it can do more than just display whatever the cameras see and pick up. Because it's powered by Alexa, you can use it to control your smart home appliances and other smart home devices. Like thermostats, lights, cameras and more. But it can also be used for video chat.
You can even watch video on it. Including movies, TV, the news, and you can listen to podcasts on it too. It is a speaker after all. On top of all that, it can be used as a simple alarm clock. And with this and the cameras, you can speak to any visitors or intruders that the camera picks up. The Echo Show 5 will also alert you to movement picked up by the cameras.
You can pick up the Echo Show 5 + Blink Outdoor Camera kit from Amazon by clicking here.