- Amazon has also announced the upcoming Alexa features
- The company says that Alexa will be able to interact in Hindi as well as Hinglish soon
Amazon has announced the launch of three new Alexa-enabled Echo products – a new Echo, Echo Dot with clock and Echo Studio. The new devices have been designed to offer users an immersive experience with new Alexa features. The three new products will be available for pre-order on Amazon’s website and select offline sources according to the company. The new Echo will be available for a price of Rs 9,999 while the Echo Dot with clock comes in at Rs 5,499. The Echo Studio with a built-in smart home hub will be available for Rs 22,999.
Parag Gupta, head of Amazon Devices India said, “Customers across the country have given feedback on how they love using Alexa – whether it is listening to their favourite music, playing a game with kids, watching videos on Echo Show range of devices, or controlling their smart home appliances. We are introducing new Echo devices and features to give customers even more ways to access Alexa— whether that’s through our best-sounding Echo device yet—Echo Studio, or the reimagined Echo and Echo Dot.”
Features of the New Products Launched
The new Echo comes in updated fabric design with colour options like black, grey, white and a new blue one. The company said that the new Echo has the same architecture as Echo Plus and features a 3-inch woofer with increased back volume.
Echo Dot with clock comes with a LED display that will make it suitable for bedside table or kitchen counter according to Amazon. The LED display automatically adjusts based on the brightness of the room, so you can easily see the time or just ask to see the outdoor temperature.
Echo Studio comes with five built in directional speakers and a 5.25-inch woofer which can produce 330W of audio output. According to Amazon Echo Studio has a 1-inch tweeter and three 2-inch midrange speakers. It also has a 24-bit DAC and a power amplifier with 100 kHz of bandwidth for high-resolution, lossless music playback the company said. Echo Studio devices can be paired with the Fire TV stick 4K for audio playback with multi-channel sound and support for Dolby Atmos, Dolby Audio 5.1, and stereo audio.
New Alexa Features
Amazon has also announced upcoming features of Alexa. Alexa will be able to interact with users in Hindi and Hinglish and users will also be able to adjust the speed at which Alexa will speak. Alexa will be equipped with multilingual capabilities in the same device, whisper mode and ability to auto delete voice recording for privacy reasons.