Amazon India today added a new device to their Echo line-up in India today with the launch of Echo Show. Amazon Echo Show is similar to Google’s Hub(Google Hub) but, this one is powered by Alexa and comes with a big 10-inch HD display with Dolby processing that delivers powerful bass and stereo sound.
The Amazon Echo Show is having a big 10-inch HD display, you ask Alexa to show you movie trailers, video news bulletins and award-winning TV shows from Amazon Prime Video, or Facebook photos. Alexa skills are optimized for the screen and you can request a ride from Ola, recipes from Sanjeev Kapoor, horoscope from Ganeshaspeaks, wisdom from Sadhguru, news briefing from Aaj Tak, cricket update from ESPN Cricinfo, and more. The Echo Show features an eight-microphone array and ‘far-field’ technology to differentiate your voice from ambient sound. The Echo Show screen is complemented by dual, side-firing 2 Neodymium drivers, a passive bass radiator, and Dolby processing to deliver sound. The Amazon Echo Show comes with a built-in Zigbee smart home hub, Just say, “Alexa, discover my devices” to automatically discover and setup compatible light bulbs and plugs without the need for additional hubs or apps. Once set-up, ask Alexa to turn on the lights or use the touch-screen to turn devices on and off. You can also use Alexa Routines to complete multiple tasks, from controlling smart home devices to playing music and getting news information, with a single voice command. Echo Show has built-in web browsers that can be opened by saying, “Alexa, open Silk” or “Alexa, open Firefox.” You can use the on-screen keyboard on these browsers to type a URL, search and watch web videos, and visit your favorite website.
Furthermore, Echo Show has a 5 MP front-facing camera that supports HD video calling, you can also use Skype voice for video calling. With the Drop-In feature on supported Echo devices to instantly speak with family, or check in on the kids’ room and join their playtime while you are still in office. Other features include magnify the screen, toggle color inversion, and choose between color correction options. You can also enable the VoiceView screen reader to use gestures to navigate the screen and hear spoken feedback about the items you select. Tap to Alexa makes Alexa available to customers who are not able to interact with Alexa via voice, such as customers with speech impairments.Pricing and Availability
The Amazon Echo Show is priced at INR 22,999 and is now available on Amazon.in and select retailers.
- Free Philips Hue bulb with Echo Show, offer available on Amazon.in and retail stores
- Get Flat INR 2,000 cashback on purchase via Citibank debit and credit cards
- No Cost EMI starting at INR 1,917 per month
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