The holiday shopping season is rapidly approaching and the deals have begun pouring in. One of the better ones we’ve seen thus far is this Ring Video Doorbell 2 bundle on Amazon. It includes a second-gen Ring video doorbell with motion-activated alerts, HD video streaming and two-way communication, and an Amazon Echo Dot smart speaker for just $140.

Ring Video Doorbell 2 features:

  • 1080HD video with live view
  • Motion-activated push alerts to your PC, tablet or phone
  • Two-way talk so you can hear and speak to visitors remotely
  • Alexa support so you can control the Ring using voice commands
  • Removable battery packs
  • Interchangeable faceplates to match your decor

Echo Dot 2 Smart Speaker features:

  • A voice-controlled speaker with Alexa built-in
  • Plays music from Amazon Music, Spotify, Pandora and more
  • Call or message family and friends hands-free
  • Control lights, locks, thermostats, and more with your voice
  • Audio out jack for connecting to bigger speaker
  • Alexa has knowledge of over 50K skills
  • 7 built-in far-field microphones for across-the-room voice pickup

The Ring Video Doorbell really is the perfect combination of security and convenience. Whether you’re combining this device with others (such as a smart door lock, so once you’ve verified a visitor’s identity, you can choose to let them in), looking to dip your toes in the smart home space for the first time, or looking at this as a gift, you really can’t go wrong here.

Buy for $140 $240

Note: As always, shipping is free with Amazon Prime. For those of you who aren’t a Prime member, you can still get free shipping by signing up for a 1-month free trial here.

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