By: Ashwathy Nair
- Amazon announced several new products through its first virtual event of this year.
- Amazon Alexa hardware has come up with Echo with a never seen before spherical look.
- Luna to compete with other similar services like Google Stadia and Microsoft’s xCloud.
Amazon has successfully hosted its first virtual event of 2020 amid the COVID-19 pandemic. It announced several new products that would give its consumers an exciting festive season ahead. A range of new devices are announced, starting from its all-new Echo devices to cloud gaming services. The newly announced Amazon devices have some devices that are made for India while some are limited to a few global markets.
The list of Amazon devices that are listed in Amazon India includes Echo Dot, Echo Dotwith clock, and the new Fire TV Stick. If we look forward to the pricing, Amazon’s Echo Dot is forRs. 4,499, Echo Dot with Clock is forRs 5,499, and Fire TV Stick with a Dolby Atmos is forRs 3,999.
The Amazon Alexa hardware event has all the important announcements that are pretty exciting.
New Echo devices
The all-new Echo devices have been redesigned by Amazon, which is more natural and convenient for the customers, with a never seen before spherical look. The Echo has a premium and adaptive sound from Dolby, Zigbee support, and an Amazon sidewalk bridge feature. An announcement of a new Echo Dot and Echo Dot with Clock was also done by Amazon. There is a confirmation by the company that in addition to Amazon Prime Video and Hulu Echo Show 10 will support Netflix.
It is a cloud gaming service that is compatible with Fire TV, Personal Computer, Mac, and also iPhone. Soon, Luna is going to get support for Android.
New Ring devices
A security drone home camera was launched by Ring that can safeguard your home and can return to the dock and get charged up. No details are being provided related to its availability in India. Along with it, Ring also announced safety products for the car that isCar Alarm and Car Cam.
New Fire TV Stick
An all-new Fire TV Stick with complete support for HD Streaming, Dolby Atmos, as well as Alexa Voice Remote. Also, there will be another Lite Version of the Fire TV Stick.
All Echo devices that are announced are completely built with 100 percent post-consumer recycled fabric, 100 percent recycled die-cast aluminum, and post-consumer recycled plastic.