Amazon has launched Echo Show 8, its latest smart display device with Alexa voice control in India. The Echo Show 8 will be the bigger version of Echo Show 5 which was launched back in May 2019 with a 5.5-inch display. The Echo Show 8 features a bigger8-inch display and comes with a few add-ons compared to the Echo Show 5.
The Amazon Echo Show 8 flaunts an 8-inch HD display that supports video streaming from Prime Video, Voot, and more. It also supports audio streaming from Amazon Prime Music, Saavn, Gaana, Hungama. It comes with Stereo sound support for better audio experience and also features a camera for video calls with a built-in privacy shutter button.
Amazon Echo Show 8 Features
- 8-inch HD screen
- Alexa voice control
- Stereo sound
- Ask Alexa to show your favorite TV shows and movies.
- Supports Amazon Prime Video, Voot video streaming
- Amazon Prime Music, Saavn, Gaana, Hungama
- For kids – skills like Chu Chu TV, Chhota Bheem and more
- Built-in camera, video call support via Skype, other Echo devices with a screen, or the Alexa app.
- Voice calls, messages, or instantly connect to other Echo devices in your home to make a quick announcement
- Voice control compatible devices or manage them on the simple interactive display, Ask Alexa to show you security cameras, control lights and switch on the geyser or AC.
- Privacy – Electronically disconnect the microphones and camera with one press of a button. Slide the built-in shutter to cover the camera.
Pricing and Availability
The Amazon Echo Show 8 is priced at INR 8,999 (MRP INR 12,999) and is now available for pre-order on Amazon.in and will start shipping from February 26, 2019. The Echo Show 8 comes in Black and White color options.