Last month, Amazon has launched its Echo Show smart display in the Indian market. Now, the e-commerce giant is offering its affordable alternative, called the Echo Show 5. It features a 5.5-inch screen, a 1MP camera, and a 1.65-inch full-range speaker. Read more to find about Amazon Echo Show 5 Price in India, Specifications, and Features
Price and Availability
The Amazon Echo Show 5 smart display is priced in India at Rs 8,999. Shipping starts on July 18. The Amazon Echo Show is available in the country at Rs 22,999.
Specs and Features
- 5.5-inch touchscreen
- MediaTek MT8163 SoC
- Alexa AI support
- 1MP front camera
- 1.65-inch full-range speaker
- Privacy button
- Two color options
The new smart display features a 5.5-inch touchscreen with a resolution of 960 x 480-pixels. It is powered by a MediaTek MT8163 chipset. The new device offers mostly similar as its more expensive alternative.
The Amazon Echo Show 5 allows you to communicate with Amazon’s Alexa AI assistant via voice commands. The smart display allows users to get visual cues to Alexa’s verbal responses. You can activate a number of Alexa skills for a number of functions.
The smart display-cum-speaker comes in two color options (White and Black). It comes equipped with a 1-megapixel camera and a single 1.65-inch full-range speaker. For privacy, the camera’s physical shutter and microphone can be turned off with a button.
The Amazon Echo Show 5 can be used to stream music, place video calls, watch TV shows/ movies, and control compatible smart devices. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. It can also be used as a regular wireless speaker with compatible smartphones, tablets, and computers.
The e-commerce giant already sells a range of Echo smart speakers and Fire TV streaming sticks in the country. The Amazon Echo Show 5 is the most affordable of the three Echo devices with a screen.
The 10-inch Amazon Echo Show comes integrated with a smart Home Hub and Alexa assistant. The HD screen is optimized for streaming videos, TV shows, and movies (on Amazon Prime Video). It is supported by Dual, side-firing 2 Neodymium for speakers with Dolby processing.
For HD video calling, the smart display sports a 5-megapixel front camera. You can chat with your friends/ family via the Echo Spot, Echo Show or using Alexa on their smartphones. The company claims that the eight ‘far-field’ microphones can detect your voice in ambient sound conditions.
The Amazon Echo Show features a fiber-textured body and comes in two color options (Black and White). Additionally, a Zigbee smart home hub lets you discover and control your smart home devices (such as the Amazon Echo speaker range and Amazon Fire TV Stick range). Connectivity options include Bluetooth and Wi-Fi.
Apart from videos, the smart display allows you to stream music through Gaana, JioSaavn and Amazon Prime Music. It can also play news briefings and sports update. Other functions include the Alexa support (can be customized based on your needs) and home surveillance.
The Echo Show can browse through inbuilt browsers (Silk and Firefox). While using the hands-free, you can even ask for daily horoscopes, find recipes, view Facebook photos, movie trailers, or book a cab through Ola.
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