Amazon launches new Echo lineup and Fire TV with 4K HDR
01 October, 2017, 00:31 | Author: Darrell Baldwin
Google has been protective of how YouTube functions on third-party devices in the past, though in this case, the timing seems a little bit suspect. For a limited time, customers can get the all-new Fire TV and Echo Dot together for $79.99 or the Fire TV Stick and Echo Dot together for $59.99-a 33 percent savings.
But this is still a nice upgrade from the original version of Alexa calling that Amazon rolled out, which only let you call other Echo owners or people with the Alexa app installed and set up on their smartphone. The all-new Echo and Echo Plus deliver better sound, all new far-field technology, and new features we think customers will love.
News from various sources has it to Tech Crunch that Google will be coming up with a tabletop "smart screen" for ongoing video calling and much more that will give neck to neck competition with the Echo Show of Amazon.
Amazon (AMZN) on Wednesday unveiled a slew of new Echo products, in hopes of integrating itself even more tightly into the smart home of the future.
Google's competitive offering is said to have a similar display size as the 7-inch Echo Show, according to the two sources that TechCrunch spoke with.
The company revealed newly designed, shorter Echo, giving the device its first major upgrade after introducing it almost three years ago. From there, the user can control these connected devices just by talking to Amazon's device. And the user's phone number will be displayed as caller ID.
The event also included a new Fire TV with 4K HDR video support with 2160 pixels resolution at 60fps. That includes support for gaming on Echo devices using the EchoButton. But Amazon is clearly prepped up to spruce into the smart home hub market ahead of Google and Apple, both of whom who yet holds an upper hand with their disposal of smartphones. According to a report from Verge, Amazon will launch the Echo Show in Germany and United Kingdom soon. To be priced at $130, so far the Spot only has U.S. release in the pipeline (December 2017).
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