Echo Spot Review – Echo Show squeezed into an Alarm Clock

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The Amazon has launched Echo Spot which is basically A smaller and budgeted version of Echo show. The new Echo Spot is a cute circular-screened device, which looks like an alarm clock. Basically, it’s like bulky echo show has been squeezed into an alarm clock. It has its own 2.5-inch display that can provide visual information and can perform video calling along with access to Alexa. The new device ‘Echo Spot’ is priced at $129.99 by Amazon which is cheaper compared to its Echo Show by $100.

Key Highlights

  • A small Device – Echo Spot is designed to fit anywhere in your home with size and design of an alarm clock. Thus, it’s looking more of an Alexa powered Alarm Clock.
  • Small Screen – Echo Spot comes with a 2.5-inch screen and performs all the functions that Echo show does, like show baby monitors, front door camera view, make video calls, etc.Echo Spot
  • Price – It’s launched at $129.99 price
  • Far-Field Voice Recognition – Use 2nd generation far-field voice recognition to watch video flash briefings, see music lyrics, weather forecasts, to-do and shopping lists, browse and listen to Audible audiobooks, and more
  • Echo Spot connects to Alexa – Like all echo’s spot also connects with Alexa, A cloud-based voice service to play music, read the news, answer questions, control smart home, and more
  • Multi-Room Music playing – This is a new edition as earlier echo were not capable to play multi-room music, one can play music on different Echo devices in different rooms. One can play through the built-in speaker or connect to speakers through Bluetooth or 3.5 mm stereo cable. 
  • Voice & Video Calling – Through Echo Spot, one can make video and audio calls without touching the device or hands-free. Also, one can make video calls to family and friends with an Echo Spot, Echo Show, or the Alexa App.

How Can I get Amazon Echo Spot? – Be the first one to get Echo spot – Pre-Order Now

  • Its open for pre-order now and deliveries will start in Dec’17.
  • Available in two colors – Black and White

Pros

  • Very cute and elegant design – Looks like an alarm clock, Too good compared to bulky design of Amazon Echo Show
  • Provides echo show features at a much lower price
  • Very handy device with tens of thousands Alexa skills

Cons

  • At $129, Echo Spot is expensive compared to the audio-only Echo. However, it’s much cheaper compared to echo show it’s much cheaper. Also, make more sense to Buy Echo Spot if one is not concerned about screen size or audio quality
  • You can’t watch movies on Echo Spot 2.5 inch screen
  • Audio quality is inferior to Echo Show

Verdict – Pre-Order Now

A must buy for first time Echo Buyers or ones who wanted to buy Echo show but couldn’t buy Echo Show owing to budget constraint. All in all, Amazon is targeting this device to more budget-minded customers.

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