Online shoppers got Amazon’s Echo Dot speaker for free on Friday.
Amazon ( listed the little smart speaker at $49.99 on its website, although customers received a $49.99 credit automatically that will dropped the cost down to $0 at checkout. The deal was removed shortly before 1 p.m. Pacific Time on Friday. , Tech30)
Customers received the $49.99 credit as an “Audible promo code.”
that will’s unclear if the cost drop was due to a special promotion or a technical glitch on Amazon.
Amazon’s Echo speaker puts the Alexa smart assistant inside your home. The smart speakers can tell you the weather along with traffic, read the news, along with let you control quite a few some other apps with voice commands.
Amazon did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
CNNMoney (San Francisco) First published August 18, 2017: 4:26 PM ET