Amazon India today added a new device to their Echo line-up in India today with the launch of Echo Show 5. Amazon Echo Show 5 is similar to Google’s Hub(Google Hub) and Amazon Echo Show. It is powered by Alexa and comes with a 5-inch HD display with Dolby processing that delivers powerful bass and stereo sound.
The Echo Show 5 features a 5.5-inch screen display. Users can ask Alexa to play music, Alexa can remind important tasks like bill payments, kids’ classes and more. With a built-in camera ask Alexa to make video calls to friends & family or monitor your kid’s room while doing your daily chores, with compatible smart cameras. One can enjoy Amazon Prime Music and watch the latest TV shows on Amazon Prime Video along with other services like Hungama Music, Saavn, Gaana, and TuneIn – without additional cost. Kids can enjoy fun skills like Chu Chu TV, Chhota Bheem, and more. It’s the perfect size for adding entertainment to any room.
Further, One can make hands-free video calls to smartphones with Alexa app, Skype or other Echo devices with a screen. With the drop-in feature to check on your kids or parents, by instantly connecting to Echo Show 5 via the Alexa app. Users can also control smart lights, view security cameras, and create routines to let Alexa manage daily tasks like switching on the geyser or AC using smart plugs.
The new Echo Show 5 includes a microphone/camera off button that electrically disconnects both the microphone and camera and a clear visual indicator that shows when audio or video is streaming to the cloud. Plus, Echo Show 5 has a built-in camera shutter so now you can easily cover the camera, while still being able to talk to Alexa. It will also be easier than ever before to delete your voice recordings on all Alexa-enabled devices—all you have to do is ask. Customers will be able to say “Alexa, delete what I just said” or “Alexa, delete everything I said today” and the respective recordings will be deleted.
Pricing and Availability
Echo Show 5 is will be available in two colors – Black and White, for INR 8,999. It is available for pre-order today at amazon.in/echoshow5 and will start shipping in July. Follow us on Twitter for more news and updates