Amazon's Surprise Echo Event: All The New Gadgets

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In addition to these, you can also grab 3 of the new Echos for $247 when you use coupon code ECHO3PACK at checkout.

Like before, the Echo lets you talk to Amazon's voice assistant, Alexa, play music, control your rest of the smart home, check on the traffic before leaving and more.

Other than the above mention devices, Amazon also launched a companion device. The company has revamped the design as well and it now comes in a new dongle design and yes, you get an Alexa remote as well. The new announcements include the next gen Echo, Echo Spot, Echo Plus, Echo Connect and Echo Buttons. It connects Echo devices together to work seamlessly together.It can connect your home phone to an Echo device to make calls. Presumably, this means that companies will be able to use the Echo as a proper conference-calling and speakerphone solution, making it a much more attractive proposition.

"The all-new Echo and Echo Plus deliver better sound, all new far-field technology, and new features we think customers will love", said Amazon Alexa SVP Tom Taylor.

Amazon is greatly expanding its reach into the smart home space, today launching several products, including a second-generation Echo smart home speaker, an Echo Plus that doubles as a smart home hub and an Echo Dot with a display that doubles as an alarm clock.

With its built-in smart home hub, Echo Plus makes connecting to compatible smart home devices easy. And one last thing; the new Echo can be optioned with in fabric, similar to that of the Google Home.

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The all-new Amazon Echo comes with a new design and an improved sound.

Amazon has revealed four new Echo products along with the Fire TV with 4K HDR Support at an event held at its headquarters in Seattle. The Spot is available for pre-order now, but won't ship until December 19.

Hulu has announced that it will soon support Amazon Alexa, enabling subscribers to find and control shows using the personal assistant. As mentioned earlier, Amazon Echo Buttons will come in a two-pack, priced at $19.99 (or approx Rs 1313) and will arrive in time for the holidays in the US, UK, and Germany.

However, your landline phone number will still be linked to the calls so that receivers can identify you. This small, round device features a 2.5in circular display, Alexa functionality and support for making video calls and viewing feeds from security cameras.

Preorders for the new Echo devices started Wednesday.

All of Amazon's new Echo devices are available for preorder later today.

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