Buyer’s guide: Speakers’ corner

Emmet Ryan breaks down the best smart speakers and displays on the market today

Amazon Echo: can be used to access Alexa, play music or simply function as an alarm clock

Amazon Echo

Price: €79.63

The smart speaker that made people even begin to think about the idea of such a product is still going strong, albeit with a rather different look to the original iterations. Gone are the tube-style designs, with trends for a more spherical approach designed at providing a more even sound across the room.

It can be used to access Alexa, Amazon’s digital assistant, play music or podcasts, or simply function as ...