Amazon has announced a new smart speaker in India dubbed the Amazon Echo Input Portable. The company says that the speaker is 0built keeping the Indian customers in mind. The prime USP of the Amazon Echo Input portable smart speaker is the fact that it is portable in the literal sense – one can unplug the device and carry it anywhere in the room or to the point the distance of Wi-Fi signal is intact. This provides for an uninterrupted experience as one does not have to keep the device at one particular place in the home. Let’s have a look at the features and price of the Amazon Echo Input Portable smart speaker.
Amazon Echo Input Portable smart speaker specifications and features
Coming to the specs, the Amazon Echo Input Portable smart speaker comes with a built-in battery meaning that you can take it anywhere. As mentioned, the company heard the feedback given by the Indian customers and has decided to launch the device here. “Customers in India love Alexa, and told us that they want to carry their Echo device from room to room so that they can have an uninterrupted hands-free Alexa experience,” said Parag Gupta, Head of Amazon Devices India. The battery itself is not small at all. We get a big 4,800mAh battery fueling the device that the company claims can provide for up to 10 hours of continuous music playback on a single charge. The power button has four LED indicators that inform us about the battery status.
As far as the build is concerned, the Amazon Echo Input Portable speaker has a fabric design and produces 360 degrees sound. The device comes in only one Black colour variant. The volume buttons surround the power button. The device has a four-microphone array that helps to catch your voice from all the corners of the room. Furthermore, we get an Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP) support for audio streaming from your mobile device to Echo Input Portable smart speaker.
Moving on to the other features, the Amazon Echo Input Portable smart speaker comes with most of the functionalities its predecessors have. The device has a selection of over 30,000 skills in English and over 750 skills in Hindi. Using the speaker, one can listen to news and information related to sports, music, weather forecast, TED Talks, and more. The device measures 72 x 102 x 102mm and weighs in at 448 grams. In the box, we get a standard 5W power adapter, a USB cable, a Quick Start Guide, and the speaker itself.
Amazon Echo Input price in India
The Amazon Echo Input Portable smart speaker has been priced at Rs. 4,999. The device can be purchased from Amazon India, which will start shipping from December 18th onwards.