The $149 Amazon Echo Plus Has A Built-In Smart Home Hub

Posted on Nov 28 2017 - 10:35am by Chris Tomaino

Amazon announced its first ever update to the Echo — and it’s break up the device in . There’s now a smaller, cheaper, redesigned Echo with all the capabilities of the original one; and there’s a more high priced Echo Plus that offers new smart home capabilities and looks much like the unique version.

Amazon Echo Plus Design

Amazon Echo Plus is the enhanced model of all-new Echo. It measures 9.3 x 3.3 x 3.3 inches and weighs 33.6 oz. As shown in the photographs, the Alexa smart speaker looks as if the unique Amazon Echo. With its glossy and minimal design the cylindrical smart unit is designed to match everywhere in your property, and the metallic exterior with three optionally available colors allow it to meet distinctive private preferences.

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Amazon Echo Plus Features

Amazon Echo Plus comes prepared with a 2.5″ downward-firing woofer and a 0.8″ tweeter powered by means of Dolby which will produce excellent, room filling 360-degree audio. The usage of WiFi and Bluetooth technology the Alexa smart speaker no longer most effective offers your preferred tune from Bluetooth-enabled gadgets, but additionally without delay streams track from various tune apps like Amazon tune, Spotify, Pandora, iHeartRadio, TuneIn, and more. By way of connecting a couple of Echo compatible units you may get a effective speaker machine that performs song at the units in distinct rooms.

Amazon Alexa cloud-based voice service has been included inside the smart unit, so you can use your voice to control your music playback or engage with it like asking questions, checking site visitors, requesting information, climate data, and more. Of path, all Alexa well suited gadgets in your own home community can wirelessly communicate along with your Echo Plus, so you can control them with your voice. More importantly, Amazon Echo Plus also functions a integrated smart home hub that assist you manipulate and set different Alexa smart home devices without having diverse apps.

Amazon Echo Plus Price

Amazon Echo Plus with smart home hub is priced at $149.99 USD. If you are really interested in this Echo Plus, then jump to Amazon for its more information. It is currently to be had for pre-order, and will ship on Oct. 31.