Facebook Portal has been unveiled officially to compete with Amazon Echo Show, other smart speakers and displays. Using smart camera, the Alexa smart home device brings you more comfortably video chat.
Facebook Portal is a beautifully designed, Alexa equipped smart home device that 9.8 x 3.7 x 8.2 inches and weighs 2.68 pounds. As we can see from the images, the smart device shows off a low-profile and elegant appearance design, and with two classic color options: black and white, it blends well with any interior decoration style. Meanwhile, the triangular base firmly keeps your Facebook Portal on any flat surface, while the tilting front panel delivers a comfortable viewing experience.
Facebook Portal features a smart camera that always adjusts to follow your action whether you’re moving around the kitchen, prepping dinner or chasing your kids through the living room. When more people enter a room, the smart camera automatically widens to keep everyone in view. The Portal always you to easily call friends and family on Messenger, and you can bring up to 6 other people into a group call. Furthermore, the calls on Portal are encrypted for privacy protection, and you can completely disable the camera and microphone with a single tap or block the camera lens with an included camera cover.
Similar with all-new Echo Show, Facebook Portal features a 10.1-inch display. In addition to keeping contact with your friends and family, the Portal also brings you various music, videos, news and more multimedia content from Facebook Watch, Spotify, Pandora, iHeartRadio and more. Built-in Amazon Alexa allows you to ask it to play your favorite music, read fresh news, check weather and triffid info, set a timer, add items to your shopping list and even control other Alexa smart home devices.
Facebook Portal has been available for preorder for $199 USD. If you’re interested, jump to the product page for its more details.