Amazon has introduced it’s latest Alexa-powered Echo Show device Echo Show 8 (2nd Gen) in India, after it was introduced back in May. It comes with a 8’’ HD display with adaptive colour for a better display experience. Moreover, it has an improved 13-megapixel camera and dual stereo speakers for clear, balanced sound.
Highlights of Amazon Echo Show 8 (2nd Gen)
- Along with the dual stereo speakers and an 8” HD display. The new Echo Show 8 delivers a delightful entertainment experience.
- You can also sing along to your favourite songs with on-screen lyrics from Amazon Prime Music.
- The improved 13 MP camera with auto framing feature can pan and zoom to make sure you and your family are always in frame.
- Alexa will now also show you music playlists or station recommendations based on the song playing on Amazon Prime Music or Spotify, making it easier to discover your next favourite artist or song.
- Simply ask for your favourite TV series or movies from Amazon Prime Video and Netflix. Or ask Alexa to play your favourite music from Amazon Prime Music, Spotify, JioSaavn, Apple Music, Hungama music or Gaana.
- Make hands-free video calls with Alexa to your friends and family, having the Alexa app or other Echo Show devices without worrying about keeping yourself in frame.
- Set up and control thousands of Wi-Fi connected smart home appliances. Such as lights, plugs, AC, fans, TVs, geyser and more that work with Alexa.
- Echo Show devices are design with multiple layers of privacy protection. Including microphone and camera controls, and the ability to view and delete your voice recordings.
- Echo Show 8, like all new generation devices, comes with built-in covers to close the camera
- Remotely monitor your home and view live video feed from Echo Show 8’s camera on your smartphone or other Echo Show devices.
- Just ask to set timers and reminders, pay mobile and electricity bills, get weather updates, cook along to your favourite recipes, catch up on latest news, and much more.
Price and availability
Last but not least, the new Echo Show 8 ) comes with two colour variants a Black and White colours. It is price at Rs. 13,999, but it will be available at a discounted price of Rs. 11,499 for a limited time period on Amazon.in.