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If you’re keen to stay in touch with loved ones from around the world in a far more convenient way than before, then you need the Facebook Portal. The smart video-calling device is a breeze to use, making it simple for you to talk to people via video calls, listen to music, check your front door, or simply display your favorite photos. Right now, you can save a massive $110 off the Facebook Portal (Gen 1) by using the code PORTALSUMMER, making this an ideal time to snap one up. That means you pay just $89 for the device.
If you know a little about smart devices then you’re already thinking that the Facebook Portal sounds familiar. That’s why we’ve looked at Facebook Portal vs. Amazon Echo Show to highlight the differences between the two. While back in the early days of the Facebook Portal, we referred to it in our Facebook Portal review as “for Facebook fans only,” it’s a far better device these days. That’s because it looks far more stylish than before and it’s far more practical, too.
The Facebook Portal has Alexa built-in so you can stay in the know with everything, talking to the device to find out more about what’s going on in the world, listen to your favorite music, and even control your smart home devices all via your voice. Alongside that, there’s the all-important ability to make video calls via either Facebook Messenger or WhatsApp, meaning you can contact friends and family even if they don’t have a Portal unit themselves.
Along with all that, Portal also has Story Time mode so you can become some of your children’s favorite storybook characters as you read along to well-loved tales. It’s a nice touch that makes Portal more of a family-focused device than other smart home gadgets, with immersive AR effects bringing things further to life.
Well designed, the Facebook Portal is ordinarily $199 but right now you can snap it up for just $89 when you use the code PORTALSUMMER. It’s the perfect time to improve how you communicate at home and further afield.
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