Building up on Echo Show 5, Amazon’s new Echo Show 8 is made to do more than just manage the consumer’s day with Alexa’s smart features. The Amazon Echo Show 8 consists of an 8-inch HD display and stereo sound, allowing users to easily view latest TV shows, movies and more. Echo Show 8 users can also choose to speak to Alexa in Hindi and for convenience, change the language settings of the device right from the device as well. Echo Show 8 will be available for a limited period launch offer of Rs. 8,999.
Supporting HD video, users can get access to movies and TV shows on Amazon Prime Video and Voot, and can also watch music videos on Hungama Music. With two 2” 10W speakers, Echo Show 8 allows streaming music from Amazon Prime Music, Apple Music, JioSaavn, Gaana, Hungama and more. The Echo Show 8 runs on a MediaTek MT 8163 processor and is compatible with Fire OS, Android, and iOS devices.
Echo Show 8 also brings the same smart home management features that you find on other Alexa-enabled devices. Enjoy hands-free control of compatible smart home devices or through the interactive screen of Echo Show 8 – ranging from controlling smart lights, viewing security cameras, to managing routines of allowing Alexa to switch on geysers or ACs through smart plugs. One can also connect to other Echo devices at home that can help parents to check in on their kids from time to time.
In addition to that, Echo Show 8 users can set timers, watch news bulletins, check for weather or traffic, ask for sports scores, movie timings, update their to-do lists, create calendar events, reminders and do much more. With a 1MP built-in camera, Echo Show 8 enables users to make video calls to those who have Skype, other Echo devices with a screen, or the Alexa app. Echo Show 8 also supports voice calls and messaging.
Echo Show 8 will be available from February 26, 2020.