This is not to say that the first generation isn't good, but we always appreciate newer tech.
The device also features new speaker architecture which is equipped with a dedicated tweeter, a 2.5-inch down-firing woofer, and Dolby processing for better audio delivery.
Check out the images down below for price and other key information. But, more likely, some new Echos will drive use cases that become way more popular than others, helping Amazon to focus more on fewer variations over the long-term.
The Amazon Echo Show is priced at £200 for the UK.
Echo Plus comes with a price tag of $149.99 and it'll ship sometime in October.
You may have already seen some of Amazon's promos for this on YouTube; the main hook here over the regular Echo is that it's a smart home hub capable of interfacing with over 100 smart home devices. With the advent of Echo and its competitors, consumers are becoming more interested in controlling lights and thermostats with their voices.
Moreover, the is smaller new Echo which is priced at $99. In home lighting, more than 70% of Amazon Echo and Google Home owners with smart lighting in their home, report purchasing the system after owning an Echo or Home device.
Amazon Announces Several New Echo Hardware
Amazon's Echo Plus is now available for pre-order for $150 with a Philips Hue smart lightbulb included while supplies last.
Along with yesterday's announcements of a half-dozen new gadgets, including new Echo devices, Amazon also detailed some of Alexa's new abilities, due to arrive in the near future. In terms of design and size, it's identical to an alarm clock. The Echo Plus also features the biggest and best sounding set of speakers the range has to offer. The Connect plugs directly into your landline so you can make and receive phone calls using your voice from anywhere in the room.
The Echo Spot is small enough that you can place it in any room of your house.
In addition to Routines, Amazon is also improving Groups which will also make it easier to control smart home devices as you'll no longer need to remember their specific names.
It also unveiled a miniaturized version of its Echo Show, a voice-activated assistant that sports a screen, called the Echo Spot.
The Echo Connect will cost $34.99 and will be available on 13 December. However, this is significantly lagging behind Amazon at the moment in terms of popularity, and the release of Amazon's new product range is likely only going to make it more hard for the tech company to close the gap.
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