Amazon’s Echo lineup in India has got another device. The tech giant has launched the second-gen Amazon Echo Show in India. This one comes with a 10-inch smart display and is integrated with Dolby speakers. The Amazon Echo Show will be up for purchase starting today via Amazon India website and also select retailers, shipping all across India.
Amazon Echo Show Price in India, Launch Offers
The Amazon Echo Show price in India is INR 22,999. As we mentioned, the smart speaker will be available online. Concerning launch offers, the Amazon Echo Show debuts with offers including a free Philips Hue smart lightbulb and up to INR 2,000 cashback for buyers who purchase via Citibank Debit or Credit cards, or opt for a no-cost EMI scheme by select banks.
Amazon Echo Show With Smart Display, Dolby Audio
The second-gen Amazon Echo Show first debuted in the US, back in October 2018. Now, the device has got launched in India. The functioning of the speaker is pretty much like the Amazon Echo Spot that comes with a circular display at 2.5-inches. The Amazon Echo Show boasts a larger 10-inch HD display, which streams audio and video content via Alexa Voice assistant. It also supports video-calling, security surveillance, and more.
The users can also personalize some of the functions on the Amazon Echo Show as per their requirements. The smart speaker assists in online shopping, booking a cab (Ola), News updates, and more. It can also be paired with other Amazon devices including any of the speakers from the Echo range and also the Fire TV Stick.
Paired with its large display, the Amazon Echo Show also has Dolby-tuned speaker system for the seamless audio experience. Other audio features include eight microphones for far-field voice recognition enabling the device to catch voice commands across distances and also to fetch sound during video or audio calls. Connectivity options include Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. It has a Zigbee architecture to assist in home automation and related functionalities.
The Amazon Echo Show also has a 5MP camera on the front that enables video calls. The smart speaker is one of a kind as it can be used for various purposes unlike a regular speaker like Google Home, which is limited to audio functions only. The Amazon Echo Show can stream movies, TV Shows, Facebook, News, and more. It can also show visual content based on the Alexa voice query made by the user. The Echo Show is compatible with Amazon Prime Music, JioSaavn, Gaana music apps and can also access them via its built-in browser.
Even though the Amazon Echo Show comes with a higher price tag than other smart speakers, it does more than a token speaker. What’s your take on it? Would you buy it over any other popular smart speaker like Google Home? Share your thought in the comments below.