“Amazon’s new generation of the Echo smart speaker is smaller and has new finishes to blend more easily into your home. With several smart “skills” to choose from, you can customize this home assistant to fit your needs whether you’re looking to control your home or upgrade family game night.”
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“The second generation Amazon Echo is for the everyman: it’s cheaper, smaller, and it looks way better with its suitable array of fabric and bamboo covers.”
The Amazon Echo 2nd Generation Smart Speaker with Alexa is a hands-free, voice-controlled speaker that can connect to Alexa to ask questions, play music, provide news, information, weather updates, sports scores, and more,
An enhanced speaker with Dolby processing for better sound, Amazon has seven microphones and beamforming tech that will enable it to hear from across the room.
The dimensions of the Amazon Echo second Generation Smart Speaker are 5.8 inches x 3.4 inches x 3.4 inches (148 mm x 88 mm x 88 mm). The second generation Echo weighs 29.0 oz. (821 grams).
The second Generation Echo is your personal assistant that can make calls for you, play music, control smart home devices, provides answers to your questions, and set timers and music alarms. The Amazon Echo smart speaker with Alexa supports dual-band Wi-Fi (2.4 and 5 GHz) networks. However, the speaker does not support connection with peer-to-peer (or ad-hoc) Wi-Fi networks. The speaker also supports audio streaming from your mobile to Echo, or from Echo to your Bluetooth speaker. The Amazon Echo with Alexa comes with a new speaker with Dolby processing and 360° omnidirectional audio. The Amazon Echo with Alexa comes with seven microphones, noise cancellation and beamforming technology that can detect your command from any direction even when the music is playing. The speaker comes with a 0.6” (16 mm) tweeter and 2.5” (63.5 mm) woofer.
Compatible with iOS, Android and Fire OS: The Alexa App is compatible with Android, iOS and Fire OS devices. The speaker comes with one-year limited warranty and service.