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Get a free Echo Dot with this $100 TV

Wait, what? It's true, and in fact you can get that freebie with any Insignia or Toshiba Fire TV model, even those that are on sale.

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Not shown: The free Echo Dot you get when purchasing an Insignia or Toshiba Fire TV Edition like this one.
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Shopping for a new TV? Amazon is making a compelling case for choosing a Fire TV Edition model: For a limited time, you can get a free third-generation Echo Dot with select Insignia and Toshiba TVs -- and many of them are on sale. Note that CNET may get a share of revenue from the sale of the products featured on this page.

Fire TV, of course, is Amazon's answer to Roku: A simplified UI for accessing not only streaming services like Hulu, Netflix and, of course, Prime Video, but also games and apps. It's available in "stick" form (meaning a Fire TV Stick that plugs into a TV's HDMI port) or baked right into various TVs (known by the "Fire TV Edition" suffix). One thing to note: As of now, the new Disney Plus streaming service has yet to confirm support for Fire TV devices. Apps are almost certainly coming; they just haven't been announced yet.

Although this deal applies to all Insignia and Toshiba Fire TV Edition models Amazon currently carries, there are two that seem especially notable: The 24-inch Insignia Fire TV Edition is on sale for just $99.99 (save $50), while the 32-inch Toshiba Fire TV Edition is only $129.99 (save $50).

Those are 720p models, but that's fine for their sizes. In any case, all you do is add any Fire TV Edition to your cart, then add a third-gen Echo Dot. Presto: The latter is free.

You've got until Sept. 2 to take advantage of this deal, though there's no guarantee all the TV models will be in stock that long.

This story was originally posted earlier. Updated to confirm that the sale price is still available.

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