Amazon Launched in India Echo and Echo Dot, Plus Smart

Ignacio Smith
April 25, 2018

The convenience of Drop In is available on all Echo devices in India including the Echo Spot, Echo Dot, Echo and Echo Plus.

The Spot comes in two colors - Black and White. The company's Echo devices, on the other hand, are voice-controlled speakers designed entirely around the speaker's voice.

Block Explicit Songs - Both in the Alexa experience and FreeTime on Alexa experience, parents with Amazon Music now have the ability to filter playback of songs with explicit lyrics, and we'll continue to add compatible music services to this feature over time.

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On a basic level, FreeTime limits certain Alexa features such as shopping, smart home commands, and any third-party skills, while also adding parental controls for restricting how many hours a child can access Alexa per day.

Puneesh Kumar, Country Manager - India, Alexa Experience & Devices said though the Echo Spot has a screen the idea is to still keep voice as the primary mode of interaction.

Prospective customers can also avail no cost EMI for Echo devices on and select retailers like Croma, Reliance and Vijay Sales.

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The cube-shaped Fire TV has a series of holes on top to accommodate its array of far-field microphones that allow you to talk to Amazon's Alexa voice assistant without needing to use the voice remote, although one is still included.

In more evidence that the product could be coming to market, Endgaget posted an image of an Amazon manual sent to them by a reader.

There's also no word on when Amazon plans to officially unveil the new Fire TV. This means consumers cannot only make video calls but also watch Amazon Prime videos on Spot, or "drop in" with permission to have a virtual face-to-face conversation. Now, Amazon is thinking of creating robots that can basically function as smart speakers but are considerably more mobile. The Seattle-based e-commerce giant on Wednesday launched Echo Spot as the fourth addition to its Echo lineup. Buy 2 Echo Spot for Rs. 19,999 only. The Echo Dot receives a huge discount as well with the current price set at Rs 3,999 instead of its original Rs 4,499 price tag. Well, it's not exactly new, it's the same Echo Dot you've grown to love over the years. FreeTime will be available on all Echo devices on May 9th, after a software update. Users who purchase the Echo Plus will get a free Philips Hue bulb.

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