Amazon’s Echo Spot – The Next Generation Smart Alarm Clock


All New Echo

Earlier Amazon launched its Echo Look camera to judge your outfits, which was Amazon’s first Echo device with a camera. Recently, they have unveiled a smart alarm clock with a camera called Echo Spot. It is stylish and compact in design that utilizes 2nd generation far-field voice recognition with 4 inbuilt microphones, beamforming technology, and enhanced noise cancellation which can even hear while playing the music.

Not just an alarm!

You can ask Echo Spot to see the weather, get the news with video, set an alarm, and so on. Moreover, the Echo Spot connects to Alexa, which a cloud-based voice service to play the music, read the news, answer the questions, control the smart home, you can place your booking in Uber,  order a pizza, and much more.

The Echo Spot provides hands-free voice control for the music. You can just ask it to play a song with the artist or genre, and you can listen to millions of songs by seeing the lyrics in the Amazon Music. You can also stream music and books from Pandora, Spotify, TuneIn, iHeartRadio, and Audible. You can also connect your smartphones or tablets with the Echo Spot.

The Echo Spot is compact and stylish so that it can fit easily anywhere in your home. You can use the built-in speaker or connect with other speakers through Bluetooth or through 3.5mm stereo cable. With the multi-room music, you can play your favorite music on your multiple Echo devices in different rooms.

Astonishingly, Echo Spot controls your smart home devices like camera, lights, TV, fans, thermostats, garages, sprinklers, and more. It can turn on the fan or dim the lights by just commanding it by our voice. It can control multiple devices with a single voice command like locking the doors and turning off the lights before going to bed. You can also monitor your baby and your home’s front door. Echo Spot is compatible with the brands of the Ring, WeMo, Philips Hue, SmartThings, ecobee, Wink, etc.

Now you can place a video call with your echo!

Furthermore, you can make hands-free voice or video calls to your contacts who have an Echo Spot, called Echo Show. You can enable the Drop-In feature for connecting instantly with other Echo devices in your home or closest family and friends. If you are away from home, you make a call or message from the Alexa app to your family’s Echo Spot. The Alexa calling and messaging absolutely free and it is compatible with smartphone with iOS 9.0 or higher and Android 5.0 or higher.

Few more months to wait

The Echo Spot will soon admire most of the people with its amazing features. This smart clock will be released on December 19, 2017, on the Amazon website with the price tag of $129.99 USD. Indeed, there is no any information about the shipping date.