Amazon Echo Show 5 to be launched in India on Prime Day: Now, do more with Alexa at Rs 8,999
Amazon Echo Show 5, the latest addition to the Echo range of devices, will be launched on Prime Day: July 15 & 16 in India, Amazon announced on Thursday. The new Echo device comes with a 5.5-inch display, rich sound, HD camera, and built-in camera shutter.
Amazon Echo Show 5, the latest addition to the Echo range of devices, will be launched on Prime Day: July 15 & 16 in India, Amazon announced on Thursday. The new Echo device comes with a 5.5-inch display, rich sound, HD camera, and built-in camera shutter. Amazon claims that the users can do more with Alexa round the home with this new Echo Show 5. The pre-orders for the device have already started on Amazon India. The Amazon Echo Show 5 price in India starts at Rs 8,999 and it will be available on Prime Day at its lowest price ever.
"We are really excited to bring the newly-launched Echo Show 5 to our customers on Prime Day,” said Parag Gupta, Head of Amazon Devices. "The visual experience of Alexa can be extremely handy — whether it's looking up recipes, watching short videos, or updating shopping lists. We hope that the Echo Show 5 will continue to drive the voice-first experience in India can’t wait to see how customers use Alexa in their daily lives”, he added.
What's new in Amazon Echo Show 5?
With the help of this device you can learn to cook, watch movies and play music with ease. You can also watch how-to videos as Amazon has integrated with wikiHow. This new partnership gives you to access hundreds of how-to videos by voice. There is also an option to personalise the device. You can also connect to your Facebook account and play a slideshow of your photos, view a specific album or set your photos to rotate in the background.
The Echo Show 5 comes with a new smart home dashboard which gives you more control over compatible smart home devices and groups. You can customise your morning and evening routines with Alexa. The company claims that when you set an alarm at night, Alexa will ask if you’d like to listen to nature or sleep sounds to relax. You can also create a routine using a smart plug to switch-ON the Geyser 15 minutes after your alarm goes off, or one that gives you weather forecast, and morning news when you say “Alexa, start my day.”
The device includes a microphone/camera off button that electrically disconnects both the microphone and camera, and a clear visual indicator that shows when audio or video is streaming to the cloud. Plus, Echo Show 5 has a built-in camera shutter so now you can easily cover the camera physically.