Amazon has launched its Famous Echo line up of speakers in India which was really a surprising move. These are Voice Controlled speakers with a price starting from Just Rs. 4,499. Echo connects to Alexa-a cloud-based voice service-to play music, set alarms and timers, provide information, check your calendar, weather, and sports scores, manage to-do and shopping lists, control smart home devices, and more-instantly. Amazon Actually launched 3 various Smart Speakers according to various Prices.
The Echo Dot which is more Budget device costs at only Rs.4,499 while the Original Amazon Echo Costing around Rs.9,999 and The Amazon Echo Plus is priced at Rs.14,999. The whole Amazon Echo line up is powered by their really smart and powerful Voice Assistant called as Alexa.But these devices can only be bought through the Invite system, which is on their official website by requesting with “Request an Invitation” Button.This will also Give 30% of the Discount.
The Whole Echo lineup will be tied up with Amazon Alexa and Amazon Prime Music Integration. Also, Exclusive Indian Apps will be Tightly integrated with the Alexa for offering Various Services. Like Booking a cab, Listening to favorite songs, Ordering food, Listen to your favorite news channels and even can turn on lights or electrical appliances across home with the supported devices.This is more like a dream for a lot of people and home automation never tapped into the market till now and Amazon is taking a Very Bold move.
People who are gonna invest their Money on their Amazon Echo line up of devices will also get these Services for free which also Includes the Amazon Prime Music Subscription and this will happy news for all of us. Though that’s gonna take all your private details and push ads onto you in the form of useful services like News, Cab Hailing Tie-ups, Ordering food and shopping! In the End, Somehow the Consumer always Wins.
Alexa is the brain behind the Successful Amazon Echo, you just don’t need to touch a button at all in order to use the service, just by saying “Alexa” to interact with content by using voice,Alexa enables people to play music, get the latest news, sports scores, weather, and more.
You need to be connected to Wi-Fi and simply say the wake word “Alexa” and ask Alexa to control audio playback like play, pause, rewind, and fast forward, launch an app, play your favorite song or read an audiobook. You can also ask Alexa to answer questions, read the news, get traffic and weather reports, set alarms and timers, and more. Alexa offers access to over 15,000 skills so you can stream music from Pandora, check your flight status with Expedia, or order even a pizza from Domino’s with your favorite toppings.
Alexa also controls a range of smart home devices from SmartThings, Insteon, ecobee, Wink, and more. Dim the lights or adjust the thermostat using just your voice. You can ask Alexa to show what’s on our smart home security camera with compatible devices from Nest, Ring, and Arlo. There is more place for improvement in future updates.
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