Amazon Echo Dot Kids Edition Launched, Comes In Blue And Rainbow Colours

On: June 14, 2019

Amazon has launched a new Alexa-driven device today. The Echo Dot Kids Edition is a roundcolourful speaker with interesting features for children.

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Amazon Echo Dot Kids Edition: features

The new speaker is 70 percent louder than its predecessor, claims Amazon. It also has a one-year free subscription of FreeTime Unlimited, that provides Alexa features exclusively for kids. Additionally, the service provides complete control to the parents while offering numerous non-Echo features on Fire tablets and other children-specific devices. With FreeTime Unlimited, kids can get exclusive access to Baby Shark Adventures by Pinkfong, Disney Publishing and Ghost Busters by Sony.

Amazon Echo Dot Kids Edition launched

Amazon has also added some new features to the FreeTime Unlimited service including new reports of National Geographic and News-o-Matic. Kids just have to ask “Alexa, what’s my news?” and the smart assistant will read news from these two channels. With these features, a new Alexa Skill Blueprints has also been added. Using the Blueprints feature, children can curate a special adventure story from an available template with their parents. For Prime consumers, the FreeTime Unlimited parental control service will cost $3 or (~Rs 200) per month. However, the service will cost $5 (~Rs 350) per month for non-Prime members.

Amazon Echo Dot Kids Edition: price and availability

The Amazon Echo Dot Kids Edition has been priced at $70 (~Rs 4,900) but the company has said that the device will go on sale for $50 or (~Rs 3,500) for a limited period. The speaker has been launched in two finishes – Rainbow and Frost Blue and is available for pre-order in the US from today. It will start shipping from the end of June 2019.

Would you want your kids to try out the new Amazon Echo Dot Kids Edition? Let us know in the comments section below and stay tuned to Pricebaba for more updates.

Avica Bedi

Avica is a writer, inside out. Having found her love for technology by chance, she is an English Literature student and an entrepreneur. She loves reading stuff, drools over animals all day, binge-watches Netflix shows whole-heartedly and aspires to bring a change in this world. Oh, and she loves trying out new smartphones.