Amazon confirms the existence of a 'Fire TV Cube'

The Amazon Echo

People familiar with the project speculate that the Vesta robot could be a sort of mobile Alexa, accompanying customers in parts of their home where they don't have Echo devices. These were the new technologies, to which the company introduced a new era to read books on the digital device - Kindle and speaking with an electronic device - Echo. That apart the only difference between the Amazon Echo Spot and the other Echo device is the presence of the display and the integrated camera that allows users to make video calls with the Alexa app on their phone. The first speaker to feature such a display was the Echo Show, but there are no plans of it coming to India.

Amazon's new Echo Spot is available on the company's official e-commerce site and also in select retailers across India such as Croma, Reliance and Vijay Sales. With Echo Spot, you can also see the product image, title, price and user ratings on the screen when shopping. Echo Spot fits easily into any room in your home it can be used on a desk or a nightstand which can show you the calendar, the weather updates, set alarms, turn the lights on and off for you and more. Buy 2 Echo devices for Rs.14,999. The instant convenience of Drop In is available on all Echo devices in India including the Echo Dot, Echo and Echo Plus. The cube-shaped Fire TV has the functionality of an Amazon Echo Dot built in according to the initial leak. The output from the speakers is supposedly good enough that the device can just rest on your kitchen counter or table top. There is Bluetooth connectivity and a 3.5mm Aux-in port to let you transform the Echo Spot into a home entertainment system.

The Alexa powered device will come in handy when making video calls, listening to music and watching videos and is now available at Rs 10,499 after discount. But that's not where the problem lies.

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As for the pricing, the Echo Spot is priced at Rs 12,999. Further, a front-facing camera has been added too, meaning users can make video calls via the Echo Spot.

Amazon also offers its Prime members to shop by using their voice with the Echo device. This means the Spot has similar features four-microphone array and ability to connect to services like Saavn for music, Ola to book cabs, India Today and Aaj Tak for news. For instance, a user can simply say, "Alexa, call dad", or "Alexa, send a message to Vinay".

Google also recently launched its smart speaker series, Google Home and Google Home Mini, in India at Rs 9,999 and Rs 4,499 respectively.

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