In November, Amazon had launched the second-generation Echo Show smart speaker in the US. It had arrived as the successor of the first-generation Echo Show from June 2017. While the retail giant did not release the first-generation device in India, it has introduced the second-generation smart speaker in the country. The Echo Show is equipped with a large-sized display and powerful speakers and it carries a price tag of Rs 22,999.
Amazon Echo Show Specifications and Features
The Echo Show measures 246 x 174 x 107mm and weighs 1764 grams. The thick base of the device allows it to sit inclined on a flat surface. It houses a 10.1-inch touchscreen display. The device also features a front-mounted camera of 5-megapixels. The device is equipped with 8 microphones which makes it possible to hear users’ voice even in noisy environments.
The Echo Show is powered by Intel Atom x5-Z8350 processor and the it is compatible with Android and iOS devices. It features a pair of Dolby powered neodymium speakers and a passive bass radiator. For connectivity, it carries support for Bluetooth and Wi-Fi 802.11ac.
The volume up and down buttons along with a key to control mic and camera are placed on the top edge of the Echo Show. The top bezel of the phone features a camera and microphones. The speakers of Echo Show are powered by Dolby. A port for power the cord is available on the rear of the Echo Show.
Like other smart products from Amazon, the Echo Show also features the Alexa assistant which can be summoned to play music through Amazon Music and videos through Prime Video. Users can also listen to other streaming music channels such as Saavn, Tunein, Hungama and Gaana.
The device can serve as smart home hub for seamlessly managing compatible devices like smart bulbs, ACs, TVs and so on through an interactive dashboard. The Echo Show can show the latest news and sports updates. It can be also used for making handsfree video calls through the front camera. Alarms, reminders, weather forecasts, shopping lists, photos and calendars are some of the other capabilities of the Echo Show.
Amazon Echo Show Price
The Echo Show has been introduced in India with a price tag of Rs. 22,999. It comes in two colors such as Black and Grey. Customers who purchase the Echo Show will be get a free Phillips Hue smart bulb for free. CITI Bank credit and debit card owners can avail Rs 2,000 cashback. The device is also available through no cost EMI for up to 12 months through Amazon Pay, Bajaj Finserve and credit / debit cards from various banks.