In addition to all-new Echo, Amazon has also unveiled Echo Spot, a spherical and mini version of Echo Show. Curious? Let’s continue checking the hybrid smart speaker.
As its name implies, Echo Spot sports an ultra portable and lightweight design. It only measures 4.1 x 3.8 x 3.6 inches and weighs 14.8 oz. Compared with Echo Show, the spherical Echo Spot is more suitable to stay on your desk, nightstand or any small area in your house, and the elegant design and two optional colors allow it to blend well with different interior styles.
Amazon Echo Spot works as a smart speaker. Using Bluetooth and WiFi it streams music from your smartphone, tablet, laptop and other devices, and its 3.5mm audio output allows it to connect with more powerful speaker system. Furthermore, the integrated rounded 2.5″ screen shows you the lyric when playing your music.
More importantly, built-in Alexa cloud-based voice service allows you to interact with the hybrid smart speaker such as asking questions, checking weather info, news, and shopping lists, and more. Moreover, the 2.5″ screen also displays video flash briefing from CNN, Bloomberg abs more, lets you check your security camera feeds with ease, and you even can make a video chat using your Echo Spot. Of course, same as all-new Echo, the Echo Spot also allows you to control other Alexa compatible smart home devices with your voice, and it serves as an smart alarm clock with a collection of clock faces.
Amazon Echo Spot hybrid smart speaker is priced at $129.99 USD. If you’re interested, jump to Amazon for its more details.