Top 10 Best Smart Speakers With Personal Assistants

Today's speakers have grown smarter.

You can ask the speaker with your voice to turn the lights, set a timer, take dictation of your grocery list, make calls, order a pizza, etc.

In short, smart speakers are your digital voice-activated personal assistants.
So if you like to enjoy the benefits mentioned above, and looking for the best smart speaker, the list below will simplify your search.


1. Amazon Echo Dot (2nd Generation) (under $40)
Features:
• Reviewed by 115.002 verified buyers – 4.3 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• Echo Dot is a voice-controlled smart speaker that uses Alexa to play music, control smart home devices, make calls, answer questions, set timers and alarms, and more
• Play music from Amazon Music, Spotify, Pandora, iHeartRadio, TuneIn, and SiriusXM
• Call or message family and friends hands-free, or drop in from the Alexa App to your Echo device
• Controls lights, locks, thermostats, and more with compatible connected devices
• Use the built-in speaker, or for bigger sound, connect to speakers through Bluetooth or audio cable
• 30,000+ skills, including Jeopardy!, Lyft, Audible, and Domino's. Always getting smarter and adding new features
• Hears you from across the room with 7 far-field microphones for hands-free control, even in noisy environments or while playing music
• Dimensions: 1.3” x 3.3” x 3.3”; 5.7 oz (163 grams)
           

2. Amazon Echo (2nd Generation) (under $85)
Features:
• Reviewed by 29.831 verified buyers – 4.5 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• Smart speaker with Alexa
• 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.
• New speaker, now with Dolby processing for crisp vocals and dynamic bass response. Echo can fill the room with 360° omnidirectional audio. Adjust the treble, mid, and bass levels with your voice.
• With seven microphones, beamforming technology, and noise cancellation, Echo hears you from any direction—even while music is playing
• Just ask Alexa to check your calendar, weather, traffic, and sports scores, manage to-do and shopping lists, control your compatible smart lights, thermostats, garage doors, sprinklers, and more
• Alexa is always getting smarter and adding new features and skills. Just ask Alexa to control your TV, request an Uber, order a pizza, and more.
• Also available in assorted colors
• Dimensions: 5.8” x 3.4” x 3.4”; 29.0 oz. (821 grams)
           

3. Amazon Echo Show (under $130)
Features:
• Reviewed by 14.331 verified buyers – 4.2 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• Smart Speaker and Screen with Alexa
• Echo Show brings you everything you love about Alexa, and now she can show you things. Watch video flash briefings, Amazon Video content, see music lyrics, security cameras, photos, weather forecasts, to-do and shopping lists, browse and listen to Audible audiobooks, and more. All hands-free—just ask.
• Call almost anyone hands-free, or make video calls to family and friends with an Echo Spot, Echo Show, or the Alexa App. Instantly connect to other Echo devices around your home.
• See lyrics on-screen with Amazon Music. Just ask to play a song, artist or genre, and stream over Wi-Fi. Also, stream music on Pandora, Spotify, TuneIn, iHeartRadio, and more.
• Powerful, room-filling speakers with Dolby processing for crisp vocals and extended bass response. Play your music simultaneously across Echo devices with multi-room music (Bluetooth not supported). Adjust the treble, mid, and bass levels with your voice.
• Ask Alexa to show you the front door or monitor the baby's room with compatible cameras from Amazon and others. Turn on lights or the TV, set thermostats, control Amazon Video on Fire TV, and more with WeMo, Philips Hue, Sony, ecobee, and other compatible smart home devices.
• With eight microphones, beam-forming technology, and noise cancellation, Echo Show hears you from any direction—even while music is playing
• Always getting smarter and adding new features, plus thousands of skills like Uber, Allrecipes, CNN, and more
• Also available in assorted colors
• Dimensions: 7.4” x 7.4” x 3.5”; 41.0 oz. (1170 grams)
           

4. Amazon Tap (under $60)
Features:
• Reviewed by 7.786 verified buyers – 4.1 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• Alexa-Enabled Portable Bluetooth Smart Speaker
• Just tap and ask for music from Amazon Music, Spotify, Pandora, iHeartRadio, and TuneIn. Enable hands-free mode to control music and more from a distance.
• Uses the Alexa Voice Service when connected to Wi-Fi or a mobile hotspot to play music, read the news, provide weather reports, and even order a pizza
• Provides up to 9 hours of continuous playback (up to 8 hours when in hands-free mode), Charging Cradle included
• Streams all your music via Bluetooth from your phone or tablet
• Delivers crisp sound powered by Dolby, with dual stereo speakers that provide 360ยบ omni-directional audio
• Always getting smarter and adding new features and skills
• Dimensions: 6.3” x 2.6” x 2.6”; 16.6 oz. (470 grams)
           

5. Amazon Echo Spot (under $130)
Features:
• Reviewed by 5.178 verified buyers – 4.5 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• Echo Spot is designed to fit anywhere in your home. Use 2nd generation far-field voice recognition to watch video flash briefings, see music lyrics, weather forecasts, to-do and shopping lists, browse and listen to Audible audiobooks, and more. All hands-free—just ask.
• Echo Spot connects to Alexa, a cloud-based voice service to play music, read the news, answer questions, set music alarms, control smart home, and more
• Just ask to play a song, artist, or genre, and see lyrics with Amazon Music. Also, stream music and books from Pandora, Spotify, TuneIn, iHeartRadio, and Audible.
• Use the built-in speaker or connect to speakers through Bluetooth or 3.5 mm stereo cable. With multi-room music, you can play music on your Echo devices in different rooms. Adjust the treble, mid, and bass levels with your voice.
• Ask Alexa to turn on your lights, show baby monitors and front door cameras, and lock your doors. Plus, control your thermostats, garage doors, sprinklers, and more.
• Call almost anyone hands-free, or make video calls to family and friends with an Echo Spot, Echo Show, or the Alexa App. Instantly connect to other Echo devices around your home.
• With tens of thousands of skills, Alexa is always getting smarter and adding new features. Just ask Alexa to control your TV, request an Uber, order a pizza, and more.
• Dimensions: 4.1” x 3.8” x 3.6”; 14.8 oz. (419 grams)
           

6. All-new Sonos One (under $200)
Features:
• Reviewed by 849 verified buyers – 3.7 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• Smart Speaker with Alexa
• Start and control your music with your voice. Amazon Alexa built right in
• Play songs, check news and traffic, control your smart home and enjoy all those other helpful Amazon Alexa skills using a single Sonos speaker
• Ask Alexa to play music from Amazon Music, Spotify, Pandora, iHeartRadio, TuneIn and SiriusXM. Listen to hundreds of other streaming services with the Sonos app
• Connect wirelessly with other Sonos Home Sound System speakers to play music in any or every room
• Enjoy surprisingly rich, room-filling sound from a smart speaker
• With AirPlay, stream directly from your Apple devices or ask Siri to play your favorites from Apple Music throughout your home
• Connects to your home WiFi network with any 802.11b/g, 2.4 GigaHertz broadcast-capable router for uninterrupted wireless streaming
• Also available in assorted colors
• Dimensions: 4.8 x 4.8 x 6.4 inches; 3.92 pounds
           

7. eufy Genie (under $35)
Features:
• Reviewed by 688 verified buyers – 3.6 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• eufy Genie is a voice-controlled smart speaker with Amazon's intelligent Alexa voice assistant. Just say the wake word "Alexa" and Genie plays music, controls your smart home devices, answers your questions, sets calendars, reports the weather and news and more.(2.4GHz Wi-Fi Network Support Only, No Bluetooth) If you have more than one Eufy Genie or Echo in your home, Spatial Perception Technology intelligently selects the Eufy Genie or Echo closest to you to answer your request.
• Built with a 2W speaker that delivers dynamic audio and room-filling sound, so you can truly enjoy your favorite playlists from streaming services like Spotify, Amazon Music, TuneIn, Pandora and iHeartRadio. Call or message almost anyone hands-free with your Eufy Genie and instantly connect to other Alexa-enabled devices in your home using just your voice.
• Enables a true voice-controlled smart home experience. Use Genie to control all Alexa-compatible Eufy smart products, such as RoboVac 11c and Lumos LED Smart Bulbs, in addition to other brands that work with Alexa.
• Easy setup with the free EufyHome app. Use the Amazon Alexa app to access 10000+ skills and services, such as Sirius XM, Domino's Pizza, Uber, ESPN, NPR News, and much more. Plus, Genie is always getting smarter. Future updates include: Alexa messaging and calling. (EufyHome requires a smartphone or tablet running iOS 8.0 (and above) or Android 4.3 (and above) to operate.)
• Dimensions: 3.5 x 3.5 x 1.9 inches; 9.1 ounces
           

8. Ultimate Ears Blast (under $168)
Features:
• Reviewed by 215 verified buyers – 3.0 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• Waterproof Portable Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Smart Speaker with Hands-Free Amazon Alexa Voice Control
• Ultimate Sound: Super-portable with 360° bold, immersive, crystal clear sound and up to 12 hours of battery. It brings your music to life wherever you take it
• With Amazon Alexa hands-free voice control: Just ask Alexa to blast tunes from Spotify, Amazon Music, iHeart Radio or TuneIn, change tracks, discover new restaurants - or try any of Alexa's skills
• Wi-Fi and Bluetooth enabled: Use the Alexa Voice Service at home or on the go whenever connected to Wi-Fi or a mobile hotspot or stream music via Bluetooth from your phone
• Waterproof and virtually indestructible: No matter how wild things get, your music will always be on point. The speaker is IP67 rated and can be immersed in water up to 1 m for 30 minutes
• Smarter over time: Update your speaker with the Ultimate Ears app as new features become available
• Also available in assorted colors
• Dimensions: 5.1 x 7.5 x 1.9 inches; 9.6 ounces
           

9. FABRIQ (under $50)
Features:
• Reviewed by 135 verified buyers – 3.4 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• Portable WiFi and Bluetooth Smart Speaker with Amazon Alexa
• Wireless Connectivity with Stereo Pairing for Multi-Room Sound
• Just tap on the mic button and ask Alexa to play music, set alarms, order a pizza and much more
• Using Wi-Fi, you can pair up to 10 FABRIQ speakers to create a multi-room audio system.
• Setup is easy and takes less than 5 minutes with the FABRIQ app.
• WiFi Streaming: Play music over Airplay, Amazon Music, iHeartRadio, Spotify, TuneIn and access your books from Audible. Use bluetooth to connect to iPhone, iPad, Mac, Tablets, Laptops, or Computers
• 2” precision active driver along with 5W of power provide crisp clear sound at any volume
• Also available in assorted colors
• Dimensions: 3.2 x 3.2 x 3.2 inches; 12.8 ounces
           

10. Ultimate Ears MEGABLAST (under $250)
Features:
• Reviewed by 133 verified buyers – 3.3 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• Waterproof Portable Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Smart Speaker with Hands-Free Amazon Alexa Voice Control
• Ultimate Sound: Our most powerful speaker with 360° intensely rich sound, stunning clarity, and heart-pounding bass. With up to 12 hours of battery, it brings your music to life wherever you take it
• Just ask Alexa to blast tunes from Spotify (as of May 2018), Amazon Music, iHeart Radio or TuneIn, change tracks, discover new restaurants - or try any of Alexa's skills
• Wi-Fi and Bluetooth enabled: Use the Alexa Voice Service at home or on the go whenever connected to Wi-Fi or a mobile hotspot or stream music via Bluetooth from your phone
• Waterproof and virtually indestructible: Never worry about going easy on it, your music will always be on point. The speaker is IP67 rated and can be immersed in water up to 1 m for 30 minutes
• Smarter over time: Update your speaker with the Ultimate Ears app as new features become available. Dual-band Wi-Fi supports 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4 and 5 GHz) networks
• Also available in assorted colors
• Dimensions: 3.5 x 3.5 x 9.4 inches; 3.7 pounds
           


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