Alongside Echo Dot, and Luna cloud gaming service, Amazon announced a new generation of Echo speakers. This time, Amazon has redesigned it in multiple folds. To start with, initially, the company has fitted the 4th generation Echo speaker with an all new AZ1 Neural Edge module in this new iteration of Echo speaker.
In addition to the regular Echo speakers, Amazon brought the new Echo Dot Kids Edition that comes with colorful Panda and Tiger prints. These new Echo devices are also touted to be made with 100 percent recycled materials and feature a Low Power Mode.
According to the company, this will process your voice commands using local machine learning algorithms before it is sent to the cloud. The company also claimed that it will shave off hundreds of milliseconds from the Echo’s response time to your commands.
The new Echo speaker comes with a price tag of US $ 99. In the US, pre-orders of the new Echo smart speaker are already open. As of now, it is available in three colors: Charcoal, Glacier White, and Twilight Blue. The new iteration of Echo speakers will start to ship from 22nd October 2020.
It comes with Zigbee smart home hub integrated which means, users won’t need an Echo Plus anymore. This new Echo speaker will work with Amazon Sidewalk.