Amazon Echo range updated with new devices
The Alexa-powered Amazon Echo smart device range has been updated with new offerings.
- Echo Dot with clock
The entry-level Echo Dot smart speaker has a new variant which now features an LED display inside its speaker mesh. This display can show the time, outdoor temperature, timers, and alarms. Priced at Rs 5,499 with new variant will be sold alongside the base Echo Dot variant, which currently goes for Rs 3,999.
- Echo Studio
The Echo Studio, priced at Rs 22,999, is the new flagship Echo smart speaker which includes a one-inch tweeter, 3 two-inch midrange speakers, 3D audio, Dolby Atmos and inbuilt smart home hub.
- Echo (standard)
The standard Amazon Echo, which continues to retail for Rs 9,999, has been updated with improved speakers and a new blue/white colour option.
- Other significant new offerings (not yet launched in India)
In addition to the above 3, Amazon also revealed Echo Buds – a pair of truly wireless, active noise-cancelling earphones with Alexa in-built. Then, Echo Flex has also been introduced which has a tiny speaker built into a wall adaptor. Finally, Echo Frames and Echo Loop are smart sunglasses and smart ring, respectively, which aim to make Alexa more personal and are available in the US only on an invitation basis.
Read our Echo Dot review here, or watch our video review below: