Today, Amazon has announced that Echo Spot is available in India. Echo Spot delivers everything with the help of Alexa and its skills. Additionally, the Amazon Echo Spot offers a screen, on which Alexa can show many things to users. The Echo Spot is available at Rs. 12,999 from Amazon. Echo Spot is doesn’t take up much space and fits easily in any room. It is ideal to place it on a desk or a nightstand, as it as a screen where it can show calendar, weather update, time etc. and help wake up to music alarms, turn lights on and off, check shopping and to do lists, and more.
Amazon Echo Spot is great for keeping in touch with the loved ones as anyone can start an Alexa to Alexa video calls using the front-facing camera. For instance, simply saying “Alexa, call dad,” or “Alexa, send a message to Vinay” will do the job. Video calls work between any two Echo Spot devices and also with the Alexa companion app that is available on Android and iOS app stores. Echo Spot is great for getting news from NDTV, Aaj Tak, Times Now and India Today.
With Echo Spot, shopping is easier than ever as users can buy anything from Amazon using just voice and also, it displays the products on the screen providing details like price, user ratings etc.
Commenting at the launch, Jayshree Gururaj, Director – Amazon Devices said, “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.”
Thousands of skills from Alexa India store are now available for the Echo Spot ranging from a great way to watch a cricket match highlights on ESPNCricinfo, to recipes from Sanjeev Kapoor, cab options and booking details of Ola cab, discover restaurants with Zomato and many more.
Amazon Echo Spot doubles as a wireless speaker as well. Users can listen to music on Echo Spot through its built-in speaker. It can also be connected to a home entertainment system through Bluetooth or a 3.5mm stereo cable. Users can also stream music from popular streaming services like Amazon Prime Music, Saavn, and TuneIn. With the multi-room music feature, users can play music home, with synchronized music across Echo devices.
Echo Spot features second generation far-field technology with four microphones, acoustic beam-forming technology, and enhanced noise cancellation so it can hear user from across the room, even during music playback.
Amazon Echo Spot is available in two color variants- Black and White, and it is priced at Rs. 12,999. Echo Spot is also available at the Amazon devices kiosk in Bangalore and Mumbai, and over 350 offline retail outlets across 20 cities in India.
The Echo Spot also comes with some introductory offers, available on Amazon and select retailers across India including Croma, Reliance and Vijay Sales, and it’s available for Rs. 10,499 for a limited period only. To celebrate the launch of Echo Spot, Amazon also has attractive offers on other Echo devices for a limited time.
- Echo Spot: ₹12,999 is now ₹10,499. Buy 2 Echo Spot for ₹19,999 only.
- Echo Dot: ₹4,499 is now ₹3,999. Buy 2 Echo Dots for ₹7,499 only.
- Echo: ₹9,999 is now ₹7,999. Buy 2 Echo devices for ₹14,999.
- Echo Plus: ₹14,999 with a free Hue bulb.
Apart from discounts, Amazon and ICICI are offering an additional 10% cashback for Echo purchases made on Amazon India with ICICI Bank cards. Customers can also take the benefit of no-cost EMI for Echo devices on Amazon India and select retailers like Croma, Reliance and Vijay Sales. Users can check and pick the offer that suits them most from this dedicated offer page on Amazon.