Amazon today introduced the new Echo Show 8 (2nd Gen). The new Echo Show 8 comes with an 8’’ HD screen with adaptive colour, an improved 13-megapixel camera and dual stereo speakers.
Salient Features of new Echo Show:
With the dual stereo speakers and an 8” HD screen, the new Echo Show 8 is claimed to deliver good entertainment experience. You can ask for your favourite TV series or movies from Amazon Prime Video and Netflix or ask Alexa to play your favourite music from Amazon Prime Music, Spotify, JioSaavn, Apple Music, Hungama music or Gaana. Alexa will now also show you music playlists or station recommendations based on the song playing on Amazon Prime Music or Spotify, making it easier to discover your next favourite artist or song. You can also sing along to your favourite songs with on-screen lyrics from Amazon Prime Music.
You cansSet up and control thousands of Wi-Fi connected smart home appliances such as lights, plugs, AC, fans, TVs, geyser and more that work with Alexa. You can remotely monitor your home and view live video feed from Echo Show 8’s camera on your smartphone or other Echo Show devices.
You can make hands-free video calls with Alexa to your friends and family having the Alexa app or other Echo Show devices without worrying about keeping yourself in frame. The improved 13 MP camera with auto framing feature can pan and zoom to make sure you and your family are always in frame.
Echo Show 8 is the perfect companion to help you manage your day better. You can set timers and reminders, pay mobile and electricity bills, get weather updates, cook along to your favourite recipes, catch up on latest news, and much more. You can use Facebook Photos to turn your home screen into a digital frame and put your memories on display. The adaptive colour display on Echo Show 8 makes your photos look great in any light.
Echo Show devices are designed with multiple layers of privacy protection, including microphone and camera controls, and the ability to view and delete your voice recordings. Echo Show 8, like all new generation devices, comes with built-in covers to close the camera.
Pricing & Availability
The new Echo Show 8 (2nd Gen) is priced at INR 13,999 but will be available at a discounted price of INR 11,499 for a limited time period. It comes in two colour variants: Black and White.