What's compatible with Amazon Echo? All the smart devices that work with the Alexa speaker


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Grabbed an Amazon Echo on Prime Day? Here are all the compatible smart devices that work with Amazon's Alexa speaker

The Amazon Echo was hugely reduced for Amazon Prime Day, and if you were lucky enough to snag an excellent Echo deal in the sales, you might be wondering which of your smart home devices it can successfully play with. If you aren't an Alexa owner just yet, Amazon's digital butler will set you back £89.99 but you can get the miniature-sized Echo Dot at a discounted £34.99 – that's 30% off! So treat yourself to an excellent smart home speaker and bookmark this page until it arrives on your doorstep.

Below, we've rounded up every single compatible smart-home product that works with Amazon Echo. From smart thermostats to door locks to light bulbs, this is the list of absolutely everything you need to transform your home into a futurist's utopia. We're also regularly updating this page as and when new products become compatible with the Echo, so check back soon.

The full list of Amazon Echo compatible devices

Amazon Echo devices: Smart home hubs

If you don’t own the Echo Plus but have one of Amazon’s other Echo speakers, you’re going to need a smart-home hub to act as the middleman between Alexa and your smart devices. While it might sound like an additional inconvenience, it’s simple to set up and allows you to pair all of your devices together so you can make your home truly voice-activated. Here's a list of all of the smart-home hubs that are compatible with Amazon Echo.

Samsung SmartThings Hub

Samsung SmartThings Starter Kit - White

Logitech Harmony Home Hub

Hive Home Hub

Hive Hub

Energenie Home Gateway

Philips Hue Home Automation Smart Bridge

Amazon Echo devices: Lighting

Philips Hue

One of the first household objects to get smart-device compatibility, there are lots of smart-home lightbulbs that work with Alexa and Amazon Echo, available from all manner of manufacturers. With these, you'll be able to dim, turn them on or off and even change the colours of your home's lighting, all with the power of your vocal chords. Many of these bulbs don't require a smart hub, either. Neat.

Philips Hue

Philips Hue White A19 E27 60 W Equivalent Smart Bulb Starter Kit (2 Hue White Bulbs and a Bridge, Compatible with Amazon Alexa, Apple HomeKit and Google Assistant)

LIFX B22 Wi-Fi Smart LED Light Bulb

TP-Link Wi-Fi Smart Bulbs

TP-Link Smart WiFi Hue Light Bulb, E27, 10W, Works with Amazon Alexa (Echo and Echo Dot), Google Home and IFTTT, Dimmable Soft Warm White, No Hub Required

Osram Lightify Starter Kit

Hive Active Lights

LOHAS Smart LED Wi-Fi Bulb

Amazon Echo devices: Home security, cameras and locks

Smart locks are handy little devices that give you an extra layer of security in accessing your home. Allowing you to lock and unlock your doors with the power of Alexa via a PIN code, you can also view any of your connected security cameras through the Echo Show's display if you happen to have one of those. Want to watch one of your camera feeds? Just give the command – it's that easy.

Yale Keyless Smart Door Lock with Z-Wave Module

Netgear Arlo Smart Home 2 HD Security Camera Kit

Philips Hue Smart Motion Sensor

Logitech Circle 2 Outdoor Home Security Camera

Nest Protect Smoke & Carbon Monoxide Alarm

ANNKE Nova S Security Camera

Ring Video Doorbell

Netgear Arlo Baby Monitoring Camera

Amazon Echo devices: Plugs and switches

Smart switches and power outlets give you the ability to turn your "dumb" devices into smart ones. From small electronics to larger home appliances, smart switches allow you to ask Alexa to turn on an appliance through the designated power outlet or switch. They're super handy, and a doddle to set up.

TP-Link HS100 Wi-Fi Smart Plug

Belkin WiMo Switch Smart Plug

Hive Active Plug

Energenie Remote Control Sockets

Aneken Smart Plug

Philips Hue Smart Switch

Image of Philips Hue Personal Wireless Lighting Tap Smart Switch, Synthetics, White

Philips Hue Personal Wireless Lighting Tap Smart Switch, Synthetics, White

Philips Hue Smart Dimmer Switch

Amazon Echo devices: Heating and cooling

Imagine controlling the temperature of your house with just the power of your voice. What a world we're living in, because these smart thermostats will do just that. These allow you to not only raise heat levels or cool down the house, but also save you money in the long run by reducing your energy costs.

Honeywell Lyric T6 Smart Internet-enabled Thermostat

Tado Smart Thermostat Starter Kit v3

Netatmo Smart Thermostat

Nest Learning Thermostat 3

Hive Active Heating

Honeywell 7-day Programmable Thermostat 

SALUS IT500 Internet Controlled Thermostat

Amazon Echo devices: The best of the rest

There are some excellent smart-home devices, then, but there are also a few honourable mentions that don't quite fit into the typical smart home repertoire. This miscellaneous category covers devices such as smart water sprinklers – which you can't find in the UK just yet – and wearable connectivity.

Fibit Charge 2

iBot Roomba 671 Vacuum Cleaner