Amazon Echo Show Launched In India At Rs 22,999

Amazon Echo Show Launched In India At Rs 22,999

Amazon Echo Show Launched In India At Rs 22,999

by April 8, 2019

Amazon has launched the Echo Show, its second-generation smart speaker, in India at a price of Rs. 22,999. In November 2018, the retail giant had launched its second-generation smart speaker in the US. This was launched as a successor to its first-generation Echo Show. While Amazon did not release the first-generation Echo Show in India, it has decided to introduce the second-generation smart speaker in the country. The Echo Show will sport a large-sized display and powerful speakers.

Amazon Echo Show Specifications and Features

As for its specifications, the Echo Show measures 246 x 174 x 107mm and it weighs 1764 grams. It features a thick base which enables the device to sit inclined on a flat surface. The device sports a 10.1-inch touchscreen display.  It features a front-mounted 5-megapixel camera. Amazon Echo Show packs in 8 microphones which enables it to hear the user’s voice commands even in an environment which is not so quiet.

Under the hood, the Echo Show is powered by Intel Atom x5-Z8350 processor. The device is compatible with both Android and iOS devices. The Echo Show comes with a pair of Dolby powered neodymium speakers and a passive bass radiator. As for the connectivity options, the device offers support for Bluetooth and Wi-Fi 802.11ac.

The volume controls can be easily managed using the volume up and down buttons. It comes with a key to control the mic and the camera. This key is placed on the top edge of the device. The camera and microphone are housed on the top bezel of the device. Echo Show speakers are powered by Dolby. A port at the rear side of the device is available to power the cord for charging.

Similar to the other products from the Amazon stable, the Echo Show also comes with support for the Alexa assistant. The Alexa assistant can be requested to play music through Amazon Music and videos through Prime Video. The users are also empowered to listen to other streaming channels including Saavn, Tunein, Hungama, and Gaana.

The Echo Show can also double up as a smart home hub for seamlessly managing compatible devices. These devices include the smart bulbs, ACs, TVs etc. that can seamlessly connect through an interactive dashboard. Users of the Echo Show can enjoy the latest updates from the world of sports as well as the news around the world. The device also enables the users to make hands-free video calls via the front camera. Apart from this, the device has capabilities such as alarms, reminders, weather forecasts, shopping lists, photos and calendars.

Amazon Echo Show Price

The Echo Show has been introduced in India with a price tag of Rs. 22,999 as mentioned earlier. It comes in two colour options namely Black and Grey. The customers who purchase the Echo Show will be entitled to receive a free Phillips Hue smart bulb.  If the users transact using a Citi Bank credit and debit card, they can avail a cashback of Rs. 2,000. The Echo Show can also be bought through a no cost EMI option of up to 12 months through Amazon Pay, Bajaj Finserv and credit / debit cards from various banks.