New Amazon Echo devices were announced today at a surprise event. If you are an Echo fan, you will want to see these new devices!

New Amazon Devices Just Announced!

Amazon went big today with a huge announcement. There isn’t just one, there are SIX new Amazon devices that will be launching soon. All of these devices have a connection to Alexa. This is just further proof that Alexa is not going away ANYTIME soon. 

Here they are – all 6 new devices that Amazon just announced: 

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The Amazon Echo has been redesigned and is available in 6 different fabrics and finishes to choose from. Echo connects to Alexa—a cloud-based voice service—to play music, make calls, set alarms and timers, ask questions, check your calendar, weather, traffic, and sports scores, manage to-do and shopping lists, control smart home devices, and more—instantly. New Amazon Echo

Price from: $99.99 – $119.99 (the wood finish is pricier) 

This item will be released on October 31, 2017. 

New Amazon Echo Specs:

  • 2.5″ woofer and 0.6″ tweeter
  • Dual speakers with room-filling sound, powered by Dolby
  • Streaming Wi-fi music (including Amazon Music, Spotify, Pandora, and more)
  • Line-out with 3.5 mm cable or Bluetooth
  • Free audio calls to US, Mexico, and Canada
  • Control smart home devices
  • New Amazon Echo size: 5.9″ x 3.5″ x 3.5″, 29.0 oz. (148 mm x 88 mm x 88 mm, 821 grams)

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Amazon Echo Plus

Offering all the same great benefits of the Amazon Echo, with a few additions. The Amazon Echo Plus brings you the additional benefit of having a built-in hub. With this hub, you can directly set up and control your smart home devices. Alexa can control your compatible smart lights, thermostats, locks, garage doors, sprinklers, and more. Set up devices from Philips Hue, GE, Kwikset, and others without the need for a separate hub. Just ask Alexa to discover your connected devices. 

Amazon Echo Plus with Built In Hub

Amazon is currently offering a bundle with the Echo Plus AND a Phillips Hue Bulb for $149.99

This item will be released on October 31, 2017. 

Echo Plus

Amazon Echo Plus Specs:

  • Built-in hub for simple setup of compatible smart home devices
  • 2.5″ woofer and 0.6″ tweeter
  • Dual speakers with room-filling sound, powered by Dolby
  • Streaming Wi-fi music (including Amazon Music, Spotify, Pandora, and more)
  • Line-out with 3.5 mm cable or Bluetooth
  • Free audio calls to US, Mexico, and Canada
  • Control smart home devices
  • Amazon Echo Plus size: 9.3″ x 3.3″ x 3.3″, 33.6 oz. (235 mm x 84 mm x 84 mm, 954 grams)

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Amazon Echo Spot

The Echo Spot brings you everything you love about Alexa, in an all-new stylish and compact design that can show you things. This device is made for your bedside, but Lord – please don’t show anyone my face first thing in the morning.  Just ask to see the weather, get the news with a video flash briefing, set an alarm, see lyrics with Amazon Music, see your calendar, browse and listen to Audible audiobooks, and more. Personalize your Spot with a collection of clock faces to suit your style or set a photo background from Prime Photos. Plus, make calls to friends and family or make video calls to anyone with an Echo Spot, Echo Show, or the Alexa App.

Amazon Echo Spot Alarm Clock ScreenThe Echo Spot offers features similar to that of the Echo Show, just with a smaller screen.

So what will you use the Echo Spot for? Just ask to see the weather, get the news with a video flash briefing, set an alarm, see lyrics with Amazon Music, see your calendar, browse and listen to Audible audiobooks, and more. Personalize your Spot with a collection of clock faces to suit your style or set a photo background from Prime Photos. Plus, make calls to friends and family or make video calls to anyone with an Echo Spot, Echo Show, or the Alexa App.

Echo Spot features 2nd generation far-field technology with four microphones, beamforming technology, and enhanced noise cancellation so it can hear you from across the room (even while music is playing!)

If you have more than one Echo, Alexa responds intelligently from the Echo you’re closest to with ESP (Echo Spatial Perception). This is a huge bonus. We have 3 Echo Dots upstairs and it’s so super annoying when we tell Alexa to set an alarm and it sets on all 3 devices. 

 
 
Price: $129.99
 
This item will be released on December 19, 2017. 

Amazon Echo Spot Specs:

  • Play video from Amazon Video and more
  • Streaming Wi-fi music (including Amazon Music, Spotify, Pandora, and more)
  • Line-out with 3.5 mm cable or Bluetooth
  • Free audio calls to US, Mexico, and Canada
  • Control smart home devices
  • Echo Spot size: 4.1″ x 3.8″ x 3.6″, 14.8 oz. (104 mm x 97 mm x 91 mm, 419 grams)

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All-New Amazon Fire TV 4K Ultra HD and Ultra Dynamic Range (HDR)

Meet the All-New Amazon Fire TV featuring 4K Ultra HD and High Dynamic Range (HDR). The Fire TV will bring you everything you loved the original version, but they’ve upped the game with 4k and more voice control.  

Fire TV is easy to setup, connecting to your HDTV’s HDMI port. You simply plug it in, turn it on and it’s ready to go.  

Amazon FireTV 4K

Brilliant 4K picture quality

Experience true-to-life picture quality from thousands of immersive 4K Ultra HD titles from Amazon Video, Netflix, and more when connected to a 4K Ultra HD or HDR compatible TV.

New Alexa Integration

With Alexa, Amazon Fire TV can control smart home enabled lights, thermostats, and other compatible devices. Plus, play music, view camera feeds on your TV, check the weather, and more. Starting today, smart home camera support is available on all Fire TV devices and second-generation Fire TV Stick devices in the U.S. Simply say, “Alexa, show the nursery camera” to view the feed on your TV. Smart home camera support on Fire TV currently works on a range of devices from companies including Arlo, Ring, Nest, and August.

Price: $69.99 – but for a limited time, you can get an all-new Fire TV and Echo Dot together for $79.99. OR purchase a  Fire TV Stick and Echo Dot together for $59.99—a 33 percent savings.

Eligible customers who purchase and activate the all-new Fire TV by November 15, 2017 will also receive two months of Hulu (Limited or No Commercials), a one-month trial of SHOWTIME, and a $10 credit to rent or buy content from Amazon Video– a value of up to $45. 

Fire TV Specs

The new Fire TV will offer smooth and responsive performance with a 1.5 Ghz quad-core processor and dual-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi. Plus it comes with 2GB of memory and 8 GB of storage in a new design that fits seamlessly behind your TV.

This item will be released on October 25, 2017. 

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Amazon Echo Connect

Remember when we had home phones? Amazon is bringing the home phone back, but with a new twist. With the Echo Connect and a compatible Echo device, you can ask Alexa to call anyone using your home phone service—all you have to do is ask.

Amazon Echo Connect Speaker PhoneEcho Connect uses your home phone number, either landline or VoIP, friends and family recognize the call. Answer your home phone on your Echo from across the room, so you can easily talk to anyone hands-free when you’re busy making dinner or away from the phone.

With the Alexa App, the contacts on your mobile phone stay in sync with Alexa, so you never have to look up a number stored on your phone. When you receive a call from someone in your contact list, Alexa will announce who is calling. 

Price is $34.99

Echo connect releases on December 13, 2017. 

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Amazon Echo Buttons

Okay, so these look like so much fun. What is an Amazon Echo Button, you ask? Echo Buttons are Alexa Gadgets. The Echo Buttons will deliver a new way to play games through your compatible Echo device. Each button illuminates and can be pressed to trigger a variety of gameplay experiences powered by Alexa.

Amazon Echo Buttons - New Amazon Devices

Bring back game night with a variety of Alexa Skills such as Beat the Intro from Musicplode, Dungeon Escape, and Sounds Fun with Mike Epps from Ground Control. Echo Buttons will be available as a pair for $19.99.

As of right now, the Amazon Echo Buttons are pending authorization, as required by the rules of the Federal Communications Commission. The Amazon site features a message stating that Echo Buttons are not, and may not be, offered for sale or lease, or sold or leased, until authorization is obtained. Hurry up, these look like a lot of fun!

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There they are! The newest Amazon devices for 2017, pre-order now for Christmas. I know what I’m adding to my Amazon wish list!

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