Amazon launched an all-new Echo family featuring Echo Dot, Echo Dot with clock, and Echo with new spherical designs, improve audio quality and bass. All Echo family are built with recycled materials and will support low power mode for energy savings.
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“Echo devices have played an integral part in simplifying the lives of our customers. With the convenience of voice, they simply ask Alexa for their favorite music, control smart home appliances or just have a fun time with family,” said Parag Gupta, Head of Amazon Devices, India. “With the new range of Echo devices, we are making it more natural and convenient for customers to interact with Alexa. The new range of Echo speakers is completely redesigned for an improved audio experience and seamlessly merges into the home decor. We are proud to share that these are our most sustainable products yet.”Said Parag Gupta, Head of Amazon Devices, India
“These are the best Echo devices we have ever made,” said Tom Taylor, Senior Vice President, Amazon Alexa. “Echo and Echo Dot look beautiful and sound even better, and Echo Show 10 completely reimagines Alexa with a screen—the display moves with you, staying in view as you move around. It’s as natural as having a conversation. Plus, Alexa continues to get smarter—just ask to watch Netflix, make group calls, join video meetings on Zoom, upgrade your smart home with Alexa Guard and Amazon Sidewalk, and much more.”Said Tom Taylor, Senior Vice President, Amazon Alexa
The new Echo Dot available to pre-order for $49.99 USD and INR 4,499 in India, Echo Dot with clock available for $59.99 USD, and INR 5,499 in India, and the new Echo available for $99.99 USD and INR 9,999 in India. The Echo Dot kids edition available for $59.99 USD and it will be available in Panda and Tiger animal designs.
The new Echo combines the best of Echo and Echo Plus into a single device at the same affordable price. The all-new spherical design and fabric finish looking great, with a bright LED light ring at the bottom of the sphere that reflects off of surfaces for added visibility.
The new Echo improves in sound quality, a 3.0-inch woofer, dual-firing tweeters, and Dolby processing that delivers stereo sound with clear highs, dynamic-mids, and deep bass. With Echo Studio, the new Echo automatically senses the acoustics of your favorite music and the rich, detailed sound will automatically adapt to your room.
The new Echo is powered by Amazon’s first-generation AZ1 Neural Edge processor, an all-new silicon module that’s purpose-built for accelerating machine learning applications. With AZ1, powerful inference engines can run quickly on the edge, starting with an all-neural speech recognition model that will process requests faster, making Alexa even more responsive.
The new Echo comes with a built-in Zigbee smart home hub and supports Bluetooth Low Energy that helps conserve energy.
Echo Dot and Echo Dot with clock
The new Echo Dot has the same spherical design and fabric finish as the Echo design, which makes it stylish. The compact design packs with a powerful 1.6-inch front-firing speaker that producing crisp vocals and balanced bass for full sound so you can enjoy it in any room of your home.
The new Echo Dot with clock comes with the same enhancement as the new Echo Dot, it has a built-in LED display that will be showing time, temperature, timers, and alarms. And it also comes with a tap-to-snooze feature that allows users to love Echo Dot with a clock, it will also available on Echo Dot and Echo.
The all-new Echo family devices are built with 100% post-consumer recycled fabric, 100% recycled die-cast aluminum, and post-consumer recycled plastic. With all wood fiber-based materials use in Echo device packaging is made entirely from responsibly managed forests or recycled sources. Using sustainable materials, these Echo devices also have a Low Power Mode to intelligently conserve energy during periods of inactivity, and deliver energy savings over the lifetime of the device.
Echo Dot Kids Edition
The all-new Echo Dot Kids Edition builds on the new spherical design with fun, colorful Panda and Tiger prints. Alexa’s custom-built kid’s experience means kids can ask Alexa questions, set animal sound alarms, get help with homework, and call approved friends and family, with extensive controls that give parents peace of mind.
Parents will also be able to create Alexa voice profiles for their kids, so Alexa automatically shifts to a kid’s profile when she recognizes a kid’s voice, extending the kids experience, and parental controls, to any Echo device in the house. Kids can also enjoy a new Alexa feature called Reading Sidekick.
Alexa can help kids build fluency and foster a love for reading, simply say, “Alexa, let’s read,” and Alexa will take turns reading with your child, providing encouragement when they are reading well and offering support when they struggle. Previews of Alexa voice profiles for kids and Reading Sidekick will be available in the coming months.
Echo Dot Kids Edition comes with a 1-year Amazon Kids+ subscription, giving families access to thousands of hours of kid-friendly Audible books, interactive games, and educational skills. Echo Dot Kids Edition also comes with a 2-year worry-free guarantee.