Amazon Introduces a New Member of the Echo Family: Echo Spot

Stylish, compact Echo with a screen is perfect for anywhere in the
house—place it on your nightstand, desk, kitchen counter, or side table
so Alexa can show you news, weather, smart home camera feeds, video
calls, Alexa skills, and more

SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–(NASDAQ:AMZN)—Today, Amazon announced Echo Spot, the newest addition to
the Echo family. Echo Spot delivers everything you love about Alexa with
a smaller design and the added convenience of a circular screen so that
Alexa can show you things. The all-new Echo Spot is $129.99 and is
available for pre-order at www.amazon.com/echospot.
It will begin shipping in December.


“Echo Spot combines the popular small design of Echo Dot, the display of
Echo Show, and the features you love about Alexa into an all-new,
stylish and compact device,” said Tom Taylor, Senior Vice President,
Amazon Alexa. “See the weather, watch video news briefings, glance at
your alarm clock, check on your kids, and more—we think customers will
find lots of places for Echo Spot in their homes.”

Designed for any room, with the added convenience of a screen

Echo Spot fits easily into any room of your home. The size and viewing
angle of the screen make Echo Spot ideal for use on a nightstand or desk
as a smart alarm clock that can also turn your lights on and off, watch
a video flash briefing, show your commute time, get the weather, or show
your calendar. Or use Echo Spot in the kitchen to easily set and view
timers, call friends and family, see shopping and to do lists, and more.

New microphone array with second generation far-field technology

Echo Spot features second generation far-field technology with four
microphones, acoustic beam-forming technology, and enhanced noise
cancellation so it can hear you from across the room—even while music is
playing. If you have more than one Echo, Alexa responds intelligently
from the Echo you’re closest to with ESP (Echo Spatial Perception).

Front-facing camera and Alexa calling help you stay connected—call
anyone hands free

Put an Echo Spot in each room so you can drop in on the kitchen to ask
when dinner will be ready, or drop in on the family room to see how
homework is going. Just like Echo Show, you can also use Echo Spot to
start a voice or video call, or send a message—simply say, “Alexa, call
dad,” or “Alexa, send a message to Mary.”

Built-in speaker, plus Bluetooth and audio-out to connect to your
existing speaker systems

Alexa can talk to you and play music directly on Echo Spot through the
built-in 2W speaker. Echo Spot can directly connect to speakers through
Bluetooth or using a 3.5mm stereo cable, enabling you to add Alexa to
your home entertainment system. Then, use just your voice to control
Amazon Music, Prime Music, Pandora, Spotify, iHeartRadio, TuneIn, and
more. Plus, with the new multi-room music feature, you can play your
favorites throughout your home, with synchronized music across all of
your Echo devices.

Easily control your smart home

Echo Spot integrates all of the smart home capabilities that customers
love about Alexa—turn on the lights, view your live camera feed from the
nursery, set up Routines, control the temperature, lock your doors with
your voice when you’re heading to bed, and more.

Pricing and Availability

The all-new Echo Spot is available in black and white for $129.99 and
will start shipping in the US this December. You can pre-order starting
today at www.amazon.com/echospot.

Echo Spot will be available in the UK and Germany early next year.

Today, Amazon also introduced the all-new Echo with improved sound and a
new design for just $99.99; the all-new Echo Plus with a built-in smart
home hub for $149.99; and the all-new Amazon Fire TV with 4K and HDR for
just $69.99.

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