Amazon has introduced a new range of its Echo devices during the virtual event. The new family members include Amazon Echo (4th Gen), Echo Dot (4th Gen), and Echo Dot (4th Gen) with clock smart speakers and they offer spherical design. The new Eco has replaced the earlier Echo as well as Echo Plus, it comes with a built-in Zigbee Hub that enables communication with various smart home devices. In addition to the regular Eco speaker, Amazon has also introduced the new Echo Dot Kids Edition during the event, which comes with colorful Panda and Tiger prints. The devices say that it is made up of 100% recycled material with low power mode.
Amazon Echo (4th Gen): Specifications details
The all-new Echo (4th Gen) is offered a spherical shape and provides an orb-like look. The speaker gas a 3-inch neodymium woofer along with 0.8-inch twitter. The LED light ring is also featured for illumination on the base of this spherical device.
For the smart experience, the new Echo is powered by Amazon’s AZ1 Neural Edge processor, which is built exclusively for excavating machine learning applications. Moreover, Dolby audio processing has also been included, inspired by Amazon Echo Studio.
It also has a built-in Zigbee smart home hub. The speaker also offers Amazon Sidewalk as well as Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) support. Amazon Sidewalk Edition will help quickly set up the new connected device and support devices like Tile.
There is a dedicated mute button in this device, with which users can off their microphones when they don’t want to access Alexa with voice commands. For connectivity, the speaker will have a dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11ac as well as a 3.5mm audio jack. But you can use it as a regular Bluetooth speaker.
Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen): Specifications details
The Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen) also retains a spherical design and light ring and has 1.6-inch audio drivers. Like Echo (4th Gen), it offers a mute button and also includes a tap-to-snooze feature to snooze the alarm.
When it comes to connectivity, the device includes a dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11ac and a 3.5mm headphone socket.
Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen) with clock: Specifications details
Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen) with the clock is the same as the new Eco dot. However, it features an LED display on the front, in which you can see the time, outside temperature, timer, and alarm.
All devices price in India
The price of Eco (4th Gen) is Rs 9,999, while the Echo Dot (4th Gen) cost is Rs 4,499. Finally, the Echo Dot (4th Gen) with a clock comes with a price of Rs 5,499. The all-new Echo range speakers are listed on Amazon India.