Amazon has added a new device to its Echo line-up of smart speakers, called the Echo Spot, on April 25th, in Bengaluru. The company’s smart echo speakers first debuted in India in December 2017.
The new Amazon Echo Spot comes with 2.5″ screen which can be used to watch the latest news from NDTV, Times Now, ESPN Cricinfo, Aaj Tak and more. The speaker has a camera on the front using which, users can make video calls to others who own an echo spot device or have the Alexa app their smartphones.
The Echo Spot has a 3.5 mm stereo speaker driver and an array of 4 Microphone which are configured with Echo’s far-field technology that recognizes your voice from across the room. If you have more than one Echo, Alexa responds intelligently from the Echo you are closest to with ESP (Echo Spatial Perception).
The device can also show users weather forecast and play shows and movies from amazon prime video using their amazon prime account. Consumers can also play cooking videos from Sanjeev Kapoor Recipes, view cab options and the booking details of your Ola cab, see the latest horoscope and astrology videos from GaneshaSpeaks, discover restaurants with Zomato, view album art when you listen to your favorite music, and more.
“Echo Spot combines the popular design of the Echo Dot with the added benefit of a display. With the screen, Alexa adds an enriching visual experience to voice activation and control. We are excited to bring Echo Spot to our customers in India.”
said Jayshree Gururaj, Director – Amazon Devices.
Pricing and Availability
Echo Spot is available in black and white colors. It is priced at Rs 12,999 and ships immediately. Interested buyers can purchase the device online from www.amazon.in/echospot . Echo Spot is also available at the Amazon devices kiosk in Bangalore and Mumbai, and over 350 offline retail outlets across 20 cities in India.
The Echo line-up of smart speakers from Amazon comes with the following offers:
Echo Spot: Priced at ₹12,999. Buy 2 Echo Spot for ₹20,998 only.
Echo Dot: Priced at ₹4,499. Buy 2 Echo Dots for ₹7,998 only.
Echo: Priced at ₹9,999. Buy 2 Echo devices for ₹16,998 only.
Echo Plus: Priced at ₹14,999 with a free Hue bulb.