Amazon Unveils New Echo, Echo Plus, And Echo Spot Alarm Clock

    Amazon has introduced the second generation Echo smart speakers; New Echo and Echo Plus. The company has also unveiled an Echo Spot alarm clock with a screen.

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    New Amazon Echo

    The new or say updated Echo features a compact design and is apparently smaller in size than its predecessor. It has its signature cylindrical shape and sports a 2.5-inch downward firing woofer, which is supported by Dolby Digital and new far-field microphone.

    Echo PlusThe Far-field microphone technology for picking up voice commands accurately. The New Echo is available in charcoal, sandstone, heather gray, oak veneer, walnut veneer and silver variants. The Echo now comes in at US$99.99 (roughly Rs 6,600) for the cloth-covered speakers and US$119.99 (Rs 7,900 approx) for other materials.

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    Amazon Echo Plus

    The Echo Plus speaker also acts a smart hub and makes it easy to connect to compatible smart home devices. The device will automatically discover and set up compatible lights, locks, plugs, switches and more.

    Echo Plus 3In addition to that, it has enhanced 360-degree omnidirectional audio with Dolby processing to provide deeper bass and crisper high notes for better audio clarity. Well, similar to the new Echo, the Echo Plus also features far-field technology. It starts at US$149.99 (roughly Rs 9,900), it comes bundled with Philips Hue smart lightbulb with every purchase.

    Amazon Echo Spot

    The Echo Spot is a small alarm clock with a 2.5-inch circular display. It sports 2nd-generation far-field mix technology with four microphones, acoustic beam-forming technology, and enhanced noise cancellation.

    Echo Plus 4In addition that, it has standard Echo features. You can utilize its built-in camera to make calls and much more. Echo Spot can also connect directly to speakers using a 3.5mm stereo cable or Bluetooth to add voice control to your home stereo system. It comes in Black and White and is priced at US$129.99 (roughly Rs 8,500). It will start shipping in the US this December.

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