Amazon announces many new Echo devices
Amazon has a complete refresh as well as introducing new Echo devices.
New Echo Show
Totally new design with improved sound, better aesthetics?including the new fabric look that has been adopted across the new Echo devices.? Better bass, Dolby address the audio critics of the first Echo Show that has been heavily discounted for a while now!? The new Show offers an improved user interface, support for Silk and Firebox browsers – now you can access and stream Youtube again!? The new Show has a built-in Zigbee hub to control smart devices, adopting the same solution and support as the newer Echo Plus.? Amazon has also integrated other services like Amazon Meal kits – watch videos on how to prepare your meals!? The new design is more streamlined and a huge improvement, looks like a worthy competitor to the latest Lenovo Google Assistant devices!? The new Show also supports Microsoft’s Skype in addition to Alexa’s calling and drop-in services.
The new Show costs $229.99 as the premium product, the old Show model remains at $129.99 for the foreseeable future.
Premium speakers with Dolby processing let you stream music and books in crisp, stereo sound. With a vibrant 10" HD screen for watching videos, movies, and TV shows-in a new fabric design.
Ask Alexa to see lyrics and album art with Amazon Music. See weather forecasts, calendars, to-do lists, and your favorite playlists.
Watch live TV and sports with a Hulu subscription, movies and shows from Prime Video, or the news.
Echo Show brings you everything you love about Alexa, and now she can show you things. Watch video flash briefings and YouTube, see music lyrics, security cameras, photos, weather forecasts, to-do and shopping lists, and more. All hands-free-just ask.
Introducing a new way to be together. Talk to family and friends who have an Echo or the Alexa App.
See lyrics on-screen with Amazon Music. Just ask to play a song, artist or genre, and stream over Wi-Fi. Also, stream music on Pandora, Spotify, TuneIn, iHeartRadio, and more.
New Echo Plus and Echo Sub
The Echo Plus has a new design with the fabric look, has an integrated smart hub (Zigbee) and also includes a temperature sensor that will no doubt help integrate with your smart thermostats.
The Echo Plus can be paired with the new Echo Sub to build a Dolby 2.1 system.? The Echo Plus will cost $129.99, preorder today and ships October!? The Echo Sub costs $129.99 and can be preordered with the same release date as the new Plus.
Echo Plus has a built-in Zigbee hub to easily setup and control your compatible smart home devices, and an improved sound for streaming music.
New premium speakers powered by Dolby play 360? audio with crisp vocals and dynamic bass response. You can also use your voice to adjust equalizer settings.
Ask Alexa to play music, answer questions, read the news, check the weather, set alarms, control compatible smart home devices, call almost anyone, and more.
Echo Sub delivers down-firing, 100W deep bass sound through a 6" woofer.
Pair with one Echo or Echo Plus (sold separately) to enjoy dynamic music that fills the room.
Pair with two of the same Echo devices for rich left/right stereo sound.
New for the car Amazon is working hard with over 18 manufacturers to integrate Alexa into your car!? For the huge market of people who already have cars Amazon has built Echo Auto.? This is a competitor now for The ROAV Viva which has been the only other real Alexa support for your car.? Echo Auto will be a dashmounted?box with 8 multidirectional mics to pick up your commands as you drive.? It will support calling, navigation (integrating with Waze and Apple Maps) and regular every day Alexa commands.? Echo Auto will support location based?routines so you will be able to lock up the house, turn on/off lights, etc.? The Echo Auto will sell for $49.99 but if your preorder now you can get the device for $24.99!!? Go now!!
The Echo Dot got a refresh with much improved audio functionality as well as a new look with the fabric material upgrade!? The device will sell for $49.99 and will be shipping October!
AmazonBasics Microwave with built-in Alexa
Yes, they integrated Alexa into their Microwave product – voice control your?meal time!
Now it's easier to defrost peas, make popcorn, cook potatoes, and reheat rice. Quick-cook voice presets and a simplified keypad let you just ask Alexa to start microwaving.
Auto Popcorn Replenishment can automatically reorder popcorn when you run low, enabled by Amazon Dash Replenishment technology.
Compact size saves counter space, plus 10 power levels, a kitchen timer, a child lock, and a turntable.
Echo Wall Clock
An analog wall clock with Alexa integration – see your Alexa timers count down via LED lights in the rim of the clock.? The clock also auto-adjusts for daylight saving time.? This is coming soon but sign up to be notified of new information and release date!
Echo Smart Plug
Taking on all of the other peripheral makers Amazon releases the Echo Smart Plug.? The new smart plug will utilize Amazon’s new functionality to better assist users adding devices to theie smart home.? You will be able to add and rename your devices using your voice as well as with other new options including Zigbee simple setup, Wifi simple setup and Wifi Locker.? Wifi locker will store wifi settings encrypted in the cloud allowing you to share them with trusted, supported third parties like TP Link so that their devices will be easily added into your home setup.
Amazon Smart Plug works with Alexa to add voice control to any outlet.
Schedule lights, fans, and appliances to turn on and off automatically, or control them remotely when you're away.
Simple to set up and use-plug in, open the Alexa app, and start using your voice.