Just after two months of announcing its Echo products – Echo Dot, Echo, and Echo Plus in India, Amazon has now brought video-enabled “Echo Spot” to the country. It is available online on Amazon website and also sold at the Amazon Devices kiosks in Bengaluru, Mumbai, and over 350 offline retail outlets across 20 cities in India.
Prices at INR 12,999 Echo Spot is shaped like an Alarm clock and is based on Alexa, which is Amazon’s voice-controlled virtual assistant same as other Echo products. This video-enabled smart speaker from Amazon can perform a variety of tasks for you such as viewing the calendar, seeing the weather update, checking time, setting alarms, turning lights on and off and going through the shopping and to-do lists, among other things.
On the launch event, Jayshree Gururaj(Director of Amazon Devices) said that “Echo Spot combines the popular design of the Echo Dot with the added benefit of a display. With the screen, Alexa adds an enriching visual experience to voice activation and control. We are excited to bring Echo Spot to our customers in India.”
Other than all above-mentioned feature Echo Spot enable hands-free Alexa-to-Alexa video and voice calls, Echo Spot’s front-facing camera allows users to make calls as well as send messages.